December, 2017

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Find Out More About: Property Investment Advice Investment Property Advice Unsecured Bad Credit Loans: Easy Financial Solutions by Karen Wardman The bad credit is not an issue to get worried about for you or the lenders. Bad creditors now have a reason to smile as they can procure the required amount through unsecured bad credit […]

Manson Family killer Susan Atkins dies in prison

Friday, September 25, 2009 Susan Atkins, a former member of the Manson clan and the longest-serving female prisoner of California, US, has died in prison. She was 61. It was Atkins who exposed those responsible for the murders after she bragged of her involvement while imprisoned for an unrelated offence. Two fellow inmates reported her […]

Australia: Victorian government to trial driverless vehicles on public roads

Saturday, August 12, 2017 Yesterday, the state government of Victoria, Australia announced their decision to trial self-driving vehicles on two of the state’s major connecting motorways, the CityLink and Tullamarine Freeway. The trial is to use autonomous vehicles from automobile companies including BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, and Tesla. The two-year trial is to have three phases. […]

South Dakota killer wants to drop death sentence appeals

Monday, August 28, 2006 A 24-year-old Texas man is set to be the first person executed in South Dakota in 59 years after asking to fire his lawyer and drop further court appeals. Elijah Page of Athens, Texas, may die by lethal injection tomorrow for the brutal murder of Chester Poage, 19, in Higgins Gulch, […]

UK government loses personal information of 25 million people

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 British Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling announced to a shocked House of Commons today that two password-protected — but not encrypted — computer disks containing the entire Child Benefit database have been lost in transit between the offices of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in Washington, Tyne & Wear […]

Western Australia apologises to abused wards-of-state

April 7, 2005 The state Premier of Western Australia (WA), Dr Geoff Gallop, gave an apology to children physically and sexually abused in institutional care within the state between the 1920s and 1970s. The statement was given in reaction to an Australian Senate inquiry into institutional child abuse published last year. “We acknowledge our state’s […]

Global markets plunge

Friday, October 10, 2008 Stock markets across the world have fallen sharply with several seeing the biggest drop in their history. Asian markets saw the biggest sell-off. The Nikkei dropped 9.62% to reach a 20 year low. Japan also saw a collapse of a mid-size insurance company, Yamato Life Insurance Company, which declared bankruptcy. The […]

Earth Day 2009 celebrated around the globe

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Today is the 39th observance of Earth Day in the northern hemisphere. Earth day is celebrated in Autumn on November 30 in the southern hemisphere. Senator Gaylord Nelson initiated the first Earth Day in April 1970 in the United States, and it is now celebrated by over 1 billion people in […]

Rwandan businessmen sentenced for War Crimes

Thursday, June 30, 2005 Two Rwandan businessmen were sentenced to 10 and 12 years for their role in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. The two, tried in Belgium, could have faced up to 25 years in prison, the court decided on a lesser sentence as the convicted businessmen played no direct role in the killings. They […]

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