Enron founder Ken Lay dies in Aspen, Colorado

Wednesday, July 5, 2006 Kenneth L. Lay, the Enron ex-chief executive and ex-chair, died early Wednesday morning at his vacation home at the age of 64 after a massive coronary attack, according to a family spokesperson. Lay was found guilty of six counts of fraud and conspiracy related to the Enron scandal on May 25, […]

What Is A Life Insurance Cover?}

Read An Opinion On: Property Advisors Canberra Property Investment Advisors What is a Life Insurance Cover? by Mike Armstrong Life insurance is a type of insurance that offers financial security to people and their families in case of unexpected death of the earner. The insured or the policy owner is required to make periodic fixed […]

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake hits Afghanistan

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Early yesterday afternoon local time, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Afghanistan, Pakistan and North India, with its epicenter in the Hindu Kush mountain range which stretches from Afghanistan to North Pakistan, causing damage to life and buildings. A Wikinews correspondent felt the shock waves in Behror, Rajasthan at 2:50 PM IST […]

Anime Video Downloads Free Or Paid?

Read An Opinion On: Fume Extraction Anime Video Downloads Free or Paid? by Davion WAnime video downloads for Japanese cartoons like Naruto, Evangelion, Sailor Moon, Doraemon are much sought after by manga and cartoon fans. While these are normally screened in Japan over TV, the teens and even young adults around the world are getting […]

Bomb hits northwestern Pakistan; at least 30 killed

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 A suicide car bomb attack in northwestern Pakistan has killed at least 30 people, including some children. Investigators say the bomb exploded Tuesday on a busy street near a market in the city of Charsadda, 40 kilometers north of Peshawar. The blast wounded dozens of people and destroyed several buildings. “The […]

Dogs rescue owner during diabetic attack

Wednesday, January 18, 2006 In Centerton, Indiana a man is alive thanks to his 2 dogs. Bill Burns was taking his nightly stroll with his dogs, Butch and Dusty, when he had a severe diabetic attack in a cornfield. His dogs immediately reacted. Morgan County sheriff’s Deputy, Steve Hoffman, was on a rural road just […]

Computer professionals celebrate 10th birthday of A.L.I.C.E.

Wednesday, November 30, 2005File:Turing1.jpg More than 50 programmers, scientists, students, hobbyists and fans of the A.L.I.C.E. chat robot gathered in Guildford, U.K. on Friday to celebrate the tenth birthday of the award winning A.I. On hand was the founder the Loebner Prize, an annual Turing Test, designed to pick out the world’s most human computer […]

Austrian police find dozens dead inside lorry

Thursday, August 27, 2015 Austrian police today found an estimated 20–50 decomposing corpses in an apparently abandoned lorry. Roadworkers who spotted the vehicle, which had been there since yesterday at least, alerted police. Responding officers found it full of corpses. The lorry is on the so-called “Eastern Motorway”, the A4, close to the Hungarian border. […]

First international flight lands at Delhi airport’s new Terminal 3

Friday, July 16, 2010 File:T3 concourse day.jpg An Air India Boeing 777 from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport was the first international flight to land at Delhi’s new Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport. However, this was only one of nine “terminal process proving flights” that landed or departed from the brand-new […]

Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, […]

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