Gunman commits suicide at University of Texas

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Gunman commits suicide at University of Texas

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 A man wearing a ski mask and carrying an assault rifle apparently killed himself in the library of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas earlier today. The university was placed under lockdown and all classes were canceled as a result of the incident. Nobody else was hurt, but police are […]

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Mandela discharged from hospital

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Mandela discharged from hospital

Monday, September 2, 2013 Nelson Mandela has left hospital to return to his home in Johannesburg, in a critical condition, South African officials said on Sunday. The 95-year-old anti-apartheid leader and former South African president has spent nearly three months in hospital for treatment of a recurring lung infection and has returned to his residence […]

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U.S. Senator Larry Craig to resign

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U.S. Senator Larry Craig to resign

January 7th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Friday, August 31, 2007 United States Senator Larry Craig (R-ID) is announcing on September 1 that he will resign his post, effective September 30. Craig was involved in a scandal where he allegedly propositioned another man for sex in a bathroom at a Minneapolis airport. Craig has previously claimed he was “in the bathroom for […]

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Economist reports Saudi oil production can continue unabated

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Economist reports Saudi oil production can continue unabated

January 7th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Monday, August 14, 2006 In its August 10 edition, The Economist magazine asserts that Saudi Arabia can continue producing oil at its current production levels for 70 years, without having to look for another drop. Further, the magazine claims that the nation could find “plenty more if they look”, calling for privatisation of national oil […]

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US Supreme Court rules video games are protected speech

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US Supreme Court rules video games are protected speech

January 7th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In a 7-2 decision handed down on Monday, the US Supreme Court struck down California’s violent video game law and ruled that video games are protected speech covered by the First Amendment. The California law banned the sale and rental of violent video games to minors. The underlying question was whether […]

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Ireland votes to overturn 35-year-old constitutional ban on abortion

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Ireland votes to overturn 35-year-old constitutional ban on abortion

January 6th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Sunday, May 27, 2018 In the official result of Friday’s Irish referendum over the legality of abortion, referendum officer Barry Ryan announced yesterday 66.4% of voters favoured overturning the eighth amendment of the constitution. Introduced in 1983, the eighth amendment made abortion constitutionally illegal. Irish Taoiseach — Prime Minister — Leo Varadkar said supporting legislation, […]

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Borussia M’Gladbach sacks coach Schubert; appoints Hecking

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Borussia M’Gladbach sacks coach Schubert; appoints Hecking

January 5th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Friday, December 23, 2016 Yesterday, German football club Borussia Mönchengladbach announce their appointment of Dieter Hecking as manager until 2019. Hecking’s predecessor André Schubert was sacked the day before, after one year of service at Borussia Park. Mönchengladbach has won only one out of its last eleven Bundesliga matches this season. Schubert began as an […]

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John Reed on Orwell, God, self-destruction and the future of writing

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John Reed on Orwell, God, self-destruction and the future of writing

January 5th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Thursday, October 18, 2007 It can be difficult to be John Reed. Christopher Hitchens called him a “Bin Ladenist” and Cathy Young editorialized in The Boston Globe that he “blames the victims of terrorism” when he puts out a novel like Snowball’s Chance, a biting send-up of George Orwell‘s Animal Farm which he was inspired […]

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Category:June 22, 2007

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Category:June 22, 2007

January 4th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

? June 21, 2007 June 23, 2007 ? June 22 Pages in category “June 22, 2007” Media in category “June 22, 2007”

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Cricket: Australia vs India 3rd test – Day 2

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Cricket: Australia vs India 3rd test – Day 2

January 4th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Thursday, January 17, 2008 Thursday was the second day of play in the third test between Australia and India at the WACA, Perth, Australia. India resumed their first innings at 6/297. Australia took the remaining four wickets before the lunch break. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (19) and Irfan Pathan (28) both fell lbw in successive overs. […]

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