January, 2019

2008 Canadian Championship: Toronto FC vs. Montreal Impact

Thursday, May 29, 2008 May 27, 20087:30 PM (EDT) Toronto FC 1–0 Montreal Impact Saputo Stadium, Montreal, Quebec Attendance: 12,083 Referee: Paul Ward Brennan 32’Wynne 37’Dichio 41’Smith 41’Valez 72′ (1) 24′ Di Lorenzo 24′ Ribeiro 37′ Pesoli 53′ Pesoli Toronto FC opened up the Nutrilite Canadian Championship with a 1-0 win against Montreal Impact at Saputo Stadium […]

Despite passage of bailout bill, two US states may need loans

Sunday, October 5, 2008 Despite the passage of a 700 billion USD bill by the United States House of Representatives on Friday and the Senate on Wednesday, two U.S. states may need loans totaling over 14 billion dollars. California and Massachusetts are seeking at least 7 billion dollars each from the federal government as loans. […]

Chinese spy network infiltrated foreign affairs, embassies

Monday, March 30, 2009 Canadian think tanks SecDev Group and the Munk Centre for International Studies at the University of Toronto have released findings from a 10 month investigation exposing an internet spy network based mostly in China which has hacked into computers and networks owned by government and private organizations in 103 countries. Allegations […]

Theo Walcott deal goes through for Arsenal

Friday, January 20, 2006 Today, Arsenal have confirmed that they will be adding Theo Walcott to their side, after a 12.5 million pound deal was struck, on the premise that he pass rigorous medical examinations. Although the 16-year-old striker cannot sign until he turns 17 on 16 March, Wenger seems to see this only as […]

Saturn moon Enceladus may have salty ocean

Thursday, June 23, 2011 NASA’s Cassini–Huygens spacecraft has discovered evidence for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft’s direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close to the jets ejected from the moon. The study has been published in this week’s edition of the journal […]

Bolivia’s Evo Morales wins referendum on a new leftist constitution

Monday, January 26, 2009 File:Schafik handal con fidel.jpg The Bolivian President, Evo Morales, 49, has claimed victory after voters ratified a new leftist constitution, granting more power to the country’s indigenous majority. “The indigenous farmers, the most marginalized sector throughout the history of the republic, are now recognized as people with the same rights as […]

Abu Ghraib prison camp struck by tractor bomb

April 5, 2005 A suicide tractor bombing struck the American held Abu Ghraib prison camp Monday, the 2nd attack in two days. Four Iraqi civilians are reported wounded. The explosion occurred near the gates to the prison camp, and comes on the heels of a large attack earlier on Saturday, where both US soldiers and […]

Dan Rather resigns as anchor, to stay on as correspondent

Monday, November 22, 2004 Dan Rather has announced that he will retire on March 9th, 2005 as anchor of CBS Evening News. He will continue to be a correspondent for both of the 60 Minutes shows. It is reported that Rather’s leaving has nothing to do with a report in 2004 regarding US President Bush’s […]

Pope visits homeland in Germany

Monday, September 11, 2006 Pope Benedict XVI went to visit his homeland in Marktl-am-Inn, Germany today. The Pope celebrated Mass in front of 70,000 people, at Kapellplatz square. Benedict had a six-day homecoming tour of his native Bavaria, a state in Germany. He said a prayer remembering 9/11 victims. Benedict also planned to make visits […]

British Chancellor George Osborne downgrades growth forecast in annual budget

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 The British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivered the budget today, an annually-held audit of the country’s finances deciding how taxpayers’ money should be spent. He set out plans to boost the housing market in his fourth budget, as well as stating the economy will grow by 0.6% — half […]

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