June, 2018

Messi scores hat-trick as Barça become table toppers

Sunday, January 10, 2016 Yesterday, FC Barcelona collected three points defeating Granada-based football club Granada CF 4–0 at Camp Nou in Barcelona in a La Liga match and became league leaders again. Barcelona had greater ball possession. The match saw five yellow cards. Four away players and Alexis Vidal of Barcelona were yellow carded. More […]

USPTO partially confirms validity of Amazon “1-click patent”

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 Today, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued an office action, which confirmed the patentability of claims 6 to 10 of the Amazon 1-Click patent, US 5,960,411. The patent examiner, however, rejected claims 1 to 5 and 11 to 15. Amazon now has up to six months to amend […]

Bush EPA nominee abandons insecticide-on-children study after Senate hearing

Saturday, April 9, 2005 Following a Senate hearing in which the Bush administration’s nominee for EPA administrator, Stephen Johnson, stoutly defended his plan to pay parents to document the effects on infants of insecticide use in the home, he reversed course and stopped the program. Among the original requirements for the 60 families requested to […]

eBay Australia to only permit payment via PayPal

Saturday, April 12, 2008 On the back of new restrictions being imposed on eBay users in the United Kingdom requiring that sellers offer PayPal payments for all sales, eBay Australia is mandating that only PayPal payments will be acceptable as of June 17. PayPal is a wholly-owned subsidiary of eBay, and charges a 30¢ transaction […]

Former Russian spy Litvinenko dies, radioactive poisoning suspected

Friday, November 24, 2006 Mr Alexander Litvinenko, reputed to have been an Ex-Russian spy who had defected to Britain, died last night in mysterious circumstances. He had alleged many associations between people in high places and organised international crime, implying that President Putin and Romano Prodi among others had been involved personally. He had sought […]

Cars big winner as 34th Annual Annie Awards handed out

Monday, February 12, 2007 Cars drove home the big prize last night, from the 34th Annual Annie Awards. The animation industry’s highest honor, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Annies recognise contributions to animation, writing, directing, storyboarding, voice acting, composing, and much more. As mentioned, Pixar took home the big prize last night, after facing stiff competition from four other […]

EPA proposes using Clean Air Act to fight global warming

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 Washington, D.C. – The Environmental Protection Agency may have a new tool in its arsenal to fight global warming. The agency has submitted a proposal to the Obama administration which aims to list carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses as pollutants under the Clean Air Act. The policy had previously been […]

When Is It Time To Consult With A Bankruptcy Attorney In Dodge, Wi?

Find Out More About: Elite Private Staff Site Butler byAlma Abell While things have not been great financially for some time, it seems as if it is getting harder to manage the debt. In fact, there is a very real danger of falling behind in the payments next month. Before things get any worse, it […]

US dog attack owner charged with involuntary manslaughter

Friday, March 25, 2005A Spotsylvania County woman, whose three dogs allegedly attacked and killed her elderly neighbor, was freed Wednesday by posting a $10,000 bond. Dianna Large, 36, received one felony charge of involuntary manslaughter and three misdemeanor charges in an indictment issued last week. In her first appearance before a judge, she answered Circuit […]

UK Mobile Data Network Collapses

Wednesday, January 18, 2006 London, UK — The Vodafone GPRS (General Packet Radio Service) Mobile Data Network within the UK was off the air for several hours, but Vodafone staff were unable to supply any details as to how or why this had happened. The incident seems to have originated within Southern England, but spread […]

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