January, 2019

National Hockey League news: February 17, 2008

Sunday, February 17, 2008 There were 10 games played in the National Hockey League on February 16, 2008, including the New York Rangers, who hadn’t played since the afternoon of February 10, taking on the Buffalo Sabres. Contents 1 Game summaries 1.1 Buffalo Sabres @ New York Rangers 1.2 Boston Bruins @ Toronto Maple Leafs […]

Canadian scientists protest Harper’s attacks on science

Monday, October 13, 2008 Canadian Federal Elections 2008 Day Stories from the 2008 Canadian Federal Elections 13 October 2008: CanadaVOTES: Libertarian John Kittridge in St. Paul’s 13 October 2008: Canadian scientists protest Harper’s attacks on science 10 October 2008: CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate Paul Arbour in Carleton—Mississippi Mills 10 October 2008: CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate Jo-Anne Boulding […]

Australia/2005

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British doctor killed while on honeymoon

Thursday, July 31, 2008 Catherine Mullany, a newly married British woman, and her husband, Ben Mullany, have been shot while on honeymoon in Antigua. Catherine died on the scene, while Ben is in a critical condition in Hospital. The families of the Mullanys have described themselves as “deeply shocked and devastated.” The incident occurred at […]

British surfers catch more than waves: Scientists find antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 In findings published Sunday in Environmental International, a team from Britain’s University of Exeter reports that surfers and bodyboarders are roughly three times as likely to house antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli and other bacteria that could easily become resistant, than other people who recreate in the coastal waters of the United Kingdom. […]

Celebrities contribute to Katrina relief

Published:Wednesday, September 7, 2005Updated:Saturday, September 10, 2005 (Travolta, Preston, Moore, Stones, Three Doors Down, Johnson, Smith) After Hurricane Katrina passed across the United States, various artists and media stars have leapt at a call to action. John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston flew his private plane to deliver a load of supplies and tetanus vaccine […]

Singer Aretha Franklin, ‘queen of soul’, dies aged 76

Saturday, August 18, 2018 US soul singer Aretha Franklin died in her Detroit, Michigan home on Thursday morning, her publicist Gwendolyn Quinn stated on behalf of the family. According to the statement, the official cause of death was pancreatic cancer. Per the statement, Franklin died at about 9:50 am local time, “surrounded by family and […]

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh concedes electoral defeat

Saturday, December 3, 2016 Gambian President Yahya Jammeh yesterday conceded defeat to now-President Elect Adama Barrow. Jammeh, 51, took power 22 years ago in a bloodless coup. He had claimed a billion-year mandate. Barrow, 51, is a property developer without political experience. According to the electoral commission yesterday, he won 263,515 votes, equating to 45.5%, […]

Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas/suicide note

This is the online suicide letter authored by Andrew Stack, the man believed to be responsible for flying a light aircraft into a building in Austin, Texas. It was originally posted at Stack’s site, http://embeddedart.com/. The hosting company, T35, took the site offline per an FBI request. The note is reproduced here in its entirety. […]

Gay Talese on the state of journalism, Iraq and his life

Saturday, October 27, 2007 Gay Talese wants to go to Iraq. “It so happens there is someone that’s working on such a thing right now for me,” the 75-year-old legendary journalist and author told David Shankbone. “Even if I was on Al-Jazeera with a gun to my head, I wouldn’t be pleading with those bastards! […]

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