December, 2018

NYC’s transit workers approve strike authorization

Sunday, December 11, 2005 New York City is on track to grind to a halt on December 15 when the Transport Workers Union Local 100 contract with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority expires. Union members gathered at Jacob Javits today and unanimously approved a strike authorization if the negotaions between the TWU and MTA fail. Among […]

Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “120 year-old documents threaten development on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, […]

Mass panic as Zimbabwean officials fake air crash

Thursday, August 5, 2010 Today, Zimbabwean officials informed the media that an Air Zimbabwe Boeing 767 aircraft carrying 250 people had crashed at Harare International Airport, before they announced the reports were false and the incident had in fact been a drill to simulate the occurrence of such an event. Initial reports suggested that a […]

Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas

Thursday, February 18, 2010 A small plane crashed into a building, which was one of the Echelon office complex, in north Austin, Texas this morning at 09:56 local time (1456 UTC). Federal officials say the plane owner was Joseph Andrew Stack III; presumed to be the pilot who set his house on fire on the […]

Google launches free city wide Wi-Fi in Mountain View, California

Wednesday, August 16, 2006 Google on Wednesday inaugurated a free city-wide Wi-Fi system in its home town of Mountain View, California. Google insisted that it had no plans to offer a similar service nationwide. Most residents of Mountain View, can connect to the Internet via a Mesh Wi-Fi network for free. Google said that its […]

Honda Civic tops Canada’s list of most stolen cars

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 The 1999 and 2000 year model Honda Civic SiR tops the list of Canada’s most stolen cars. Consumer popularity also assures the cars will be popular with thieves. Its the second year in a row the Honda SiR has topped the list. Rick Dubin Vice President of Investigations for the Insurance […]

Hungarian Parliament passes bill to criminalise helping undocumented migrants

Saturday, June 23, 2018 On Wednesday, the Hungarian parliament passed the “Stop Soros” bill, making it illegal to help undocumented immigrants. The bill was passed by a vote of 160–18. Per the bill, anyone found guilty of helping undocumented immigrants can potentially face a jail term of up to twelve months. The bill was criticised […]

At least four dead and hundreds of homes destroyed after week of wildfires rage throughout Texas

Friday, September 9, 2011 Parts of Texas have been scorched by sweeping wildfires this week. Officials state that a wildfire which swept much of central Texas this week destroyed at least 1,400 homes and forced about 5,000 people to evacuate to safety. An official with the Texas Forestry Services told news sources on Thursday that […]

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Conference Planning Why Businesses Arrange Conferences

Click Here To Know More About: Spectrum Wealth Conference Planning – Why Businesses Arrange Conferences by Shakeel Ahmed78 Conferences play a major role in the success of any business. Businesses arrange conferences for different reasons. Conference planning is necessary for business conferences. Conference planning is a very technical job and a professional is necessary for […]

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