Suspect in Laos plot detained in Thailand; suspects plead not guilty in California

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 A suspect whom police believe to be connected with the alleged plot by Hmong Americans to overthrow the government of Laos has been captured and detained in Thailand, police said yesterday. The man was identified as Sha Wang Lee, 53. He was arrested on Monday while trying to cross the border […]

70,000 General Motors employees go on strike

Monday, September 24, 2007 73,000 United Auto Workers (UAW) union members launched a nationwide strike today against General Motors (GM), the largest auto manufacturer in the United States. UAW President Ron Gettelfinger said GM would need to meet pay, health care, and job security issues. Gettelfinge said, “This is nothing we wanted…No one benefits in […]

Bank of England governor warns housing market is biggest threat to UK economy

Sunday, May 18, 2014 The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has warned that the state of the housing market in the United Kingdom is the current biggest domestic threat to the country’s economy, due to lack of house building, and regulatory issues. In an interview to be aired on Sky News today, […]

Study says dogs can smell lung and breast cancer

Monday, August 7, 2006 Dogs can be trained to detect early and late stages of lung and breast cancer accurately according to a study published by California scientists in the little-known scientific journal Integrative Cancer Therapies. The study took place over the last five years at the Pine Street Foundation, a non-profit organization which conducts […]

Brookfield, Wisconsin man charged with stealing toilet and urinal parts

Saturday, March 30, 2013 Yesterday, the Milwaukee County district attorney charged Cory J. Feerick, a 33-year-old from Brookfield, Wisconsin, with five misdemeanor counts of stealing US$35,000 worth of flush valves from fast food restaurants and university toilets and urinals. If convicted, Feerick could spend to 9 to 45 months in jail, and pay between US$10,000 […]

Purchasing A House? Here’s Some Help

Here’s An Opinion On: Business Signage Corporate Signage Submitted by: Jonathan Allen The idea of purchasing your own house is exhilarating but taking the decision is however not that easy. Buying a house is a huge commitment, since it requires the investment of all your savings and even future earnings. Hence, a lot of thought […]

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Looted, possibly contaminated body parts transplanted into USA, Canadian patients

Monday, March 20, 2006 Fears of contaminated bone and skin grafts are being felt by unsuspecting patients following the revelation that funeral homes may have been looting corpses. Janet Evans of Marion Ohio was told by her surgeon, “The bone grafts you got might have been contaminated”. She reacted with shock, “I was flabbergasted because […]

Canadian government settles lawsuit over children ‘scooped’ out of indigenous communities

Saturday, October 7, 2017 The Canadian federal government of Justin Trudeau yesterday responded to a group of lawsuits by agreeing to pay C$750 million to the survivors of the “Sixties Scoop” program, in which 20,000 First Nations children were removed from their parents’ households and placed with non-indigenous foster or adoptive parents. The plaintiffs claimed […]

Sobha Dream Acres A Faultless Dwelling In Bangalore}

Here’s An Opinion On: Victoria House Needlecraft Yarn Australia Submitted by: Annya Kumar The Sobha Dream Acres are being built in the centre of the sections of Panathur and Balagere, next to the Varthur Lake. The multipart is flunked by four significant and major roads that are called as Varthur Road, Old airport road, Sarjapur […]