IBM to launch software that works on Linux, Windows and Macintosh

Monday, February 12, 2007 On Sunday the representatives of International Business Machines Inc. said that the company will launch its new desktop software system for businesses. IBM's new product is called “Open Client Offering”. The company hopes that its product will put Macintosh or Linux software on a more equal footing with Windows. The Open Client Offering software was developed by IBM...
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Helicopter crash kills eight, injures one in Louisiana

Monday, January 5, 2009 On Sunday afternoon, a Lafayette-based Petroleum Helicopters Inc. (PHI, Inc.) helicopter bound for the offshore oil fields crashed shortly after taking off from its Amelia base, into a marshy area near Bayou Penchant about 100 miles southwest of New Orleans. The helicopter had been carrying oilfield workers and 2 pilots. Eight people were killed and the Coast Guard...
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Canadian teen faces disputed US military tribunal

Sunday, January 22, 2006 19-year-old Canadian citizen Omar Ahmed Khadr attended a pre-trial hearing on Wednesday, January 11, in front of a military tribunal at the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo Bay in his case involving charges of murder, attempted murder and aiding the enemy. Khadr was 15 when on July 27, 2002, following the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, he was present in a compound near...
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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/AL-KY

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It is estimated that 75,000 to 100,000 students have been displaced. ....
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Nigerian troops allegedly burned down slums after soldier’s killing

Friday, August 25, 2006 Residents in the city of Port Harcourt said that Nigerian troops burnt down hundreds of slum dwellings, allegedly as reprisal after an Army sergeant was killed in Thursday's abduction of oil workers in the area. Residents told news agencies that troops poured petrol over slum houses located near a compound belonging to Saipem, a subsidiary of Italian oil company Eni, and...
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Two British girls arrested for smuggling in Ghana

Thursday, July 12, 2007 Two 16-year-old British girls were arrested in Accra, Ghana earlier this month for apparently attempting to smuggle £300,000 worth of cocaine in laptop bags. Yasemin Vatansever, of Cypriot descent and Yatunde Diya of Nigerian descent were arrested as they attempted to board a British Airways flight from the Kotoka International Airport on July 2, 2007. The arrest was by...
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Boston’s Faneuil Hall selects 2005 performers

Wednesday, May 4, 2005 Boston, Massachusetts —After being postponed a week because of weather, on Saturday and Sunday, April 30 and May 1, Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston, Massachusetts, held public auditions for their 2005 performance slots. Thirty-two performance and musical acts got the coveted slots at one of the city's popular tourist destinations. Benefits of performing in the Faneuil...
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Simple Tips To Organize An Employee Personnel File

See More About: Ir Policies Australia Simple Tips to Organize an Employee Personnel File by Jordan JimenezOrganizing files is very essential for most of business setting including small business and Human Resources department. With a proper file organization, you will be easier to access the file you need. When you organize the file of an employee, there are some things which you need to...

Australian PM subject to scrutiny over Carer and Senior’s payments

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd faced intense scrutiny in federal parliament on Tuesday following days of speculation that he was considering scrapping cash bonuses to recipients of carer and seniors payments. Questions by the opposition during question time were dominated by the cash bonuses, with leader of the opposition, Brendan Nelson moving to censure the...
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Nigerian military launch counter-attack as Boko Haram insurgency believed to spread to Cameroon

Sunday, August 10, 2014 Yesterday, Nigeria's military engaged in gun battles with Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, aimed at regaining two towns in northeastern Nigeria recently captured by the group. This comes as suspected members of Boko Haram attacked a village inside Cameroon.File:Logo of Boko Haram.svg On Wednesday, Boko Haram attacked and occupied the town of Gwoza, with over 50...
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