Thursday, November 2, 2006
John KerryJohn Kerry, former Presidential candidate, U.S. senator from Massachusetts, and decorated war veteran, apologized yesterday for a statement made on Monday at an appearance at Pasadena City College that American students who did not study hard and stay in school would end up "stuck in Iraq."
"You know education," he said, "if you make the most of it, and you...
Thursday, October 3, 2013
A review this week by Wikinews of US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) complaints about mortgages in the United States shows Bank of America leads all lending institutions in complaints.
Since mortgages complaints were recorded in December 2011, 77,622 total have been added to CFPB's database. 29.2% of these complaints involved Bank of America, with the second...
Saturday, November 24, 2007 November 24, 200715:30 (UTC+1) Bayern Munich
Wolfsburg Allianz Arena, Munich Attendance: 69,000 Referee: Knut Kircher Klose 35' (9)Ribery 50' (3)
Match Report 72' (5) Dejagah 73' Baier Bayern Munich beat Wolfsburg 2-1 to remain at the top of the Bundesliga table. Franck Ribery scored a goal and assisted on Miroslav Klose's goal as Bayern won for the 1st time...
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Skyservice, a Canadian charter airline, has cancelled several flights from Toronto's Pearson International Airport, with reports that the airline has ceased operations.
The company cites debt levels and changes in the vacation travel market with its decision to shut down operations and file for receivership. At the time of the filing in Ontario Superior Court,...
Friday, September 26, 2008
On October 14, 2008, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the federal election. New Democratic Party candidate Max Lombardi is standing for election in the riding of Cambridge. Lombardi is an information technology specialist who has lived in Cambridge for 25 years.
Held since 2004 by Conservative Gary Goodyear, the riding of Cambridge includes the city of...
Wednesday, April 25, 2007
The Iranian police forces have faced criticism from Ayatollah Hashemi Shahrudi, the head of the judiciary who was appointed by Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for their re-invigorated campaign to do away with un-Islamic dress. Ayatollah Shahroudi proclaimed, "Tough measures on social problems will backfire and have counter-productive effects." Others have, of course, made...
Friday, April 23, 2010
Minas, one of the largest states of Brazil, has stopped the sale of the Toyota Corolla over safety concerns.
The move was made after nine Corolla customers reported that their cars automatically accelerated. The state public prosecutor's office said in an online statement on Tuesday that the problem is blamed on accelerator pedals sticking underneath floor mats. Local...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
New cases of the swine flu virus have been reported around the world in recent days, prompting fear of a global influenza pandemic. As a result, the World Health Organization (WHO) raised the pandemic alert level to 5. The United Nations has warned that the disease can not be contained. At least 91 confirmed cases of the flu have been reported worldwide.
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Thursday, May 4, 2006
Rescuers are continuing their efforts to reach the trapped miners in the Beaconsfield mine in northern Tasmania.
A five tonne borer drilling machine has been secured in place to drill a one metre hole through the remaining 12-16 metres of rock that fell into the main shaft.
Since drilling began at 7pm last night, the machine has made a 2 cm wide pilot hole half way to the...