News briefs:May 05, 2010

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85 Hindu pilgrims killed in India lorry crash

Saturday, September 8, 2007 A minimum of 85 Hindu pilgrims have been killed in India and 64 injured after their lorry and trailer plunged 24m (80ft) into a river gorge late last night. Approximately 150 people were on board when the driver lost control on a sharp bend near the village of Nagbavji, Rajasthan, smashing […]

Volcano erupts without warning in New Zealand, two injured

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 Mount Ruapehu, a volcano in New Zealand, erupted at 8:20 p.m. (local time), without any warning and the government has closed all roads and railways surrounding the volcano including Desert and National Park roads. The eruption lasted for nearly ten minutes and is at this time considered to be a “minor […]

Causes Of Tooth Staining

Find Out More About: Dentist Edgecliff Best Cosmetic Dentist Edgecliff Submitted by: Regina Kay Why your teeth discolor. As your teeth age they begin to discolor. The rate of discoloration varies from person to person and diet and genetic factors influence this. If your ancestors had teeth that stayed white longer as they aged, the […]

News briefs:June 4, 2010

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Viktor Schreckengost dies at 101

Sunday, January 27, 2008 Viktor Schreckengost, the father of industrial design and creator of the Jazz Bowl, an iconic piece of Jazz Age art designed for Eleanor Roosevelt during his association with Cowan Pottery died yesterday. He was 101. Schreckengost was born on June 26, 1906 in Sebring, Ohio, United States. Schreckengost’s peers included the […]

Kosovo declares independence from Serbia

Sunday, February 17, 2008 At 15:00 GMT today, Kosovo announced its independence from Serbia. Prime Minister Hashim Tha├ži declared that Kosovo would become a democratic country and would respect the rights of all its communities. It is expected that several countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States and most members of the European Union, […]

Listening to you at last: EU plans to tap cell phones

Monday, October 19, 2009 A report accidentally published on the Internet provides insight into a secretive European Union surveillance project designed to monitor its citizens, as reported by Wikileaks earlier this month. Project INDECT aims to mine data from television, internet traffic, cellphone conversations, p2p file sharing and a range of other sources for crime […]

Wikinews interviews World Wide Web co-inventor Robert Cailliau

Thursday, August 16, 2007 The name Robert Cailliau may not ring a bell to the general public, but his invention is the reason why you are reading this: Dr. Cailliau together with his colleague Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, making the internet accessible so it could grow from an academic tool to […]

A Network Agency Can Get You Fast Cash For Your Home In Manitou Springs

Find Out More About: Professional Public Relations Australia Best Sydney Pr Agency byAlma Abell In real estate, a property that costs you money instead of making you money is called an alligator. If you made a real estate investment, expecting to receive rental income but a tenant tore up the inside of the property before […]

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