Campaigners angry at new British police tracking system

Thursday, May 12, 2011 Civil liberties campaigners have reacted angrily to the announcement that the largest police force in Britain has purchased a revolutionary computer system which will allow them to track everything a person does online in a three-dimensional graphic. The Metropolitan Police service, responsible for policing London, announced the purchase of Geotime, a […]


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CanadaVOTES: Liberal Sandra Gardiner running in Perth—Wellington

Friday, September 26, 2008 On October 14, 2008, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the federal election. Liberal Party candidate Sandra Gardiner is standing for election in the riding of Perth—Wellington. A Stratford resident for the last 17 years, she has worked as a Registered Nurse for the last 14, in hospital, long […]

90 days of hard labor for Abu Ghraib dog handler

Friday, June 2, 2006 Convicted on the first of June by a military jury for participating in prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib, former sergeant Santos Cardona, 32, a dog handler in the United States Army, was today sentenced to ninety days of hard labour and demoted to the rank of specialist. Cardona was charged and […]

Pay-by-Plastic pumps up gas prices/Notes

Saturday, April 30, 2005 The first thing to catch my eye when I approached what used to be a Texeco gas station, was a guy up in a man-lift beside the pump price sign. Seeing heavy equipment being used to change what I thought were the gas prices, I thought, “Gawds, these prices are getting […]

Ousted Honduran president says crisis deal has failed

Friday, November 6, 2009 An aide to ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya said that a deal designed to end the country’s political crisis has failed, after interim leader Roberto Micheletti announced the formation of a new cabinet. Micheletti said late on Thursday that he is installing a national unity government without the participation of Zelaya, […]

New Zealand dog saves five children; receives international attention

Saturday, May 5, 2007 A small, “nicely trained” Jack Russell Terrier gave his life to help save a group of five children from two aggressive pitbulls last Sunday in Manaia, Taranaki, New Zealand. The dog named George is being described as a hero, gathering a huge amount of international media interest in the process. The […]

Fire kills six at Moscow State Institute of State and Corporate Management

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 A fire has broken out at the Moscow State Institute of State and Corporate Management, a five-story university, claiming at least six lives. More than two dozen are said to be injured. The fire started around 13:00 (09:00 GMT). Some students and teachers were trapped and had to climb out onto […]

Scottish lawyer denies death of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 A Scottish lawyer today denied reports that Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi had died, after it was reported on Sky News earlier today that “unidentified sources” had said that he was dead. The reports came onto Sky News at around 16.00 BST today. The information could not be confirmed, […]

Toyota to suspend sales of Lexus GX 460 over new safety fears

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 Japanese auto maker Toyota is to temporarily suspend sales of its luxury Lexus GX 460 SUV following an unfavorable verdict from Consumer Reports, which concluded “Don’t Buy: Safety Risk,” the first such warning in almost a decade. After conducting its standard emergency handling tests on the 2010 version of the Lexus […]

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