Ancient prayer book found in Irish bog

Friday, July 28, 2006 An early medieval Christian Psalter (prayer book) was discovered in a bog in the Midland Region of Ireland on July 25, 2006, prompting some to term it the Irish version of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The psalter was found by a worker excavating peat from the bog. The worker immediately covered […]

U.S. superbug expected to emerge in Canada

Wednesday, January 3, 2007 An infectious superbug spreading in the United States is to “emerge in force” in Canada, doctors fear. The bacteria have been reported popping up in day care centers and locker rooms across the U.S. Usually elderly or very ill hospital patients get the disease. More than 2 million U.S. residents are […]

Asbestos controversy aboard Scientology ship Freewinds

Friday, May 16, 2008 Controversy has arisen over the reported presence of blue asbestos on the MV Freewinds, a cruise ship owned by the Church of Scientology. According to the Saint Martin newspaper The Daily Herald and the shipping news journal Lloyd’s List, the Freewinds was sealed in April and local public health officials on […]

Shares worldwide surge due to US government plan

Friday, September 19, 2008 Stock markets around the world, particularly those in the United Kingdom, have increased dramatically today. This is due to the ongoing events in the financial world, including the United States government’s announcement that it would buy billions of dollars of bad loans from US banks. The primary UK index, the FTSE […]

World’s most expensive hotel-casino opens in Las Vegas

Friday, April 29, 2005 The world’s most expensive hotel-casino ever has opened in Las Vegas, Nevada. The casino, which was designed and built over a period of five years, cost US$2.7 billion to construct. The hotel stands nearly fifty stories above the Las Vegas valley, with a 180-foot tall mountain in front of the main […]

Service held in Nova Scotia on tenth anniversary of Swissair crash that killed 229

Wednesday, September 3, 2008 A memorial service has been held in Nova Scotia, Canada to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Swissair Flight 111 disaster. None of the 229 people on board survived the aircraft’s impact with the sea on September 2, 1998. Hundreds of search and rescue personnel and local fishermen were mobilised after […]

Changing position, President Trump says FBI Director Comey was fired over Russia investigation, showboating

Saturday, May 13, 2017 Despite the White House’s initial assertion that Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey was dismissed Tuesday over mishandling the Hillary Clinton email case, United States President Donald Trump on Thursday told NBC that “this Russia thing” was among his reasons, mentioning Comey’s repeated claims that he, Trump, was not […]

Four fallen Canadian soldiers return home

Thursday, September 21, 2006 On Monday four Canadian soldiers were killed in a suicide bomb attack. The soldiers were in Afghanistan since the end of July and in operations since the beginning of August. They are now returning home in Canada for a memorial service. Pte. David Byers, 22, of Espanola, Ontario was identified after […]

Hurricane Isaac heads toward Atlantic Canada

Sunday, October 1, 2006 Forecasters are predicting that Hurricane Isaac could hit Atlantic Canada as early as next week. The provinces Nova Scotia and Newfoundland have been advised to monitor the progress of Isaac. Forecasters said Isaac should stay to the east of Bermuda, but the Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland could feel the outer edges […]

Avoid Medical Debt During Lengthy Lawsuit With The Help Of A Lawsuit Loan

More On This Topic: Work Termination Policies Australia Employment Termination Australia Avoid Medical Debt during Lengthy Lawsuit with the Help of a Lawsuit Loan by Steven Medvin In a recent article by New York Times personal finance columnist Ann Carrns, she cited recent evidence that medical debt is steadily becoming a major factor in U.S. […]

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