Rare Middle East cyclone batters Oman

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Rare Middle East cyclone batters Oman

Thursday, June 7, 2007 Tropical Storm Gonu headed toward Iran today, after lashing Oman for two days with high winds and torrential rains, and causing at least 23 deaths and the evacuation of more than 20,000 people to emergency shelters. Concern was high for the oil industry, as rough seas kept tankers from leaving their […]

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Nigerian “free puppy” scam revealed on the internet

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Nigerian “free puppy” scam revealed on the internet

Thursday, September 20, 2007 A Nigerian “free puppy” scam has been circling the internet for months without any reports on television or on the radio. Just yesterday the Toronto Star reported about a Mississauga, Ontario, Canada woman, on September 10, who was scammed by a Nigerian man (Paul) claiming to be a Christian missionary who […]

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Climate change impacts Wyoming

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Climate change impacts Wyoming

February 20th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 Cheek numbing, eye watering winds whip across the plains of the Laramie Basin, Wyoming. The ground is yellow brown with patches of recalcitrant snow. Sheep Mountain is losing its winter coat. All normal affairs for March. The March edition of the Wyoming Basin Outlook Report also reports, based on February accumulations, […]

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Swimmer Michael Phelps of the U.S. wins first gold medal of 2008 Summer Olympics, breaks world record

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Swimmer Michael Phelps of the U.S. wins first gold medal of 2008 Summer Olympics, breaks world record

February 19th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Sunday, August 10, 2008 In Beijing, China at the 2008 Summer Olympics, American Swimmer Michael Phelps has won the gold medal for the U.S. Team in the 400 individual medley swimming event. Phelps clocked in at 4:03.84 managing to break his previous best time of 4:05.25 by almost 2 seconds, and setting a new world […]

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BBC Outside Broadcasts to be sold to Satellite Information Services

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BBC Outside Broadcasts to be sold to Satellite Information Services

February 18th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Saturday, March 8, 2008 Satellite Information Services Limited (SIS), the racecourse television company part-owned by William Hill (19%) and Ladbrokes (23%), has been named by the BBC as the preferred bidder for its Outside Broadcasts division, one of three active businesses within BBC Resources Ltd. Other SIS shareholders include, Thales (Racal) (23%), United Business Media […]

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Pakistan: At least 18 killed, others wounded in suicide attack at Balochistan Sufi shrine

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Pakistan: At least 18 killed, others wounded in suicide attack at Balochistan Sufi shrine

February 14th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Sunday, October 8, 2017 According to varying reports, at least eighteen people were killed and at least 20 were injured in a suicide attack at Fateh Pur shrine in Jhal Magsi district, located in Pakistan’s western province of Balochistan on Thursday. Devotees had gathered at the shrine, built in honour of Saint Pir Rakhel Shah, […]

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Two children killed after eating poisonous cake in Iraq; nine others remain ill

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Two children killed after eating poisonous cake in Iraq; nine others remain ill

February 14th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Sunday, February 10, 2008 At least two children in Baghdad, Iraq have died after eating cake poisoned with thallium and at least nine others remain ill. The cake was given to people at an Iraqi sports club near the capital. The Secretary of the Iraqi Air Force and his daughter are also among the victims. […]

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Ferrari California: Bodywork And Mechanical Features

February 12th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Get More Information Here: Dynajet Dealer In Australia Long Wall Ferrari California: Bodywork and mechanical features by RossaS The Ferrari California boasts a front-mounted longitudinal 4.3 liter, 4297 cc engine featuring a new direct fuel injection system and a wet sump lubrication. The car maximum power is 460 HP at 7750 rpm with a specific […]

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US automakers GM and Chrysler seek more government aid

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US automakers GM and Chrysler seek more government aid

February 11th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 The United States auto manufacturer Chrysler, which has been badly affected by the ongoing recession, has asked the US government for an additional US$5 billion in aid on top of the four billion it has already received, saying that it plans to fire three thousand employees. At the end of last […]

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Owner and manager of Moroccan factory arrested over 55-fatality fire

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Owner and manager of Moroccan factory arrested over 55-fatality fire

February 10th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Sunday, April 27, 2008 Police have arrested the owner of a mattress factory in Hay Hassini, Casablanca, Morocco which burned down in a disaster that claimed 55 lives. His son, who was the factory’s manager, was also arrested. Those killed — 35 of whom were women — were trapped inside by locked fire exits, which […]

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