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, The hosting company, T35, took the site offline per an FBI request. The note is reproduced here in its entirety. […]

USPTO partially confirms validity of Amazon “1-click patent”

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 Today, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued an office action, which confirmed the patentability of claims 6 to 10 of the Amazon 1-Click patent, US 5,960,411. The patent examiner, however, rejected claims 1 to 5 and 11 to 15. Amazon now has up to six months to amend […]

Four coalition soldiers die in Kandahar helicopter crash

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 File:Australian SF Afghanistan Oct 2009.jpg Less than two weeks after two Australian soldiers (Diggers) died in the explosion of a roadside bomb, three more Diggers and a US soldier were killed early yesterday morning in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, while seven other soldiers are being treated for injuries. Australian […]

Turkish planes bomb PKK targets in northern Iraq

Thursday, July 24, 2008File:December 2007 bombing of northern Iraq.jpg Turkey’s military said in a statement posted on their website that warplanes bombed thirteen Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets overnight in northern Iraq. In what the statement termed an “intensive strike,” Turkey targeted PKK hideouts along the Turkish frontier which is known as a major stronghold […]

US automaker GM reports losses of $6 billion

Thursday, May 7, 2009 United States automobile company General Motors announced it has lost US$6 billion in the first quarter of 2009, amidst heavy declines in revenues. Not including special items, the firm said it had lost a net $5.9 billion dollars, or $9.66 per share. In the first quarter of last year, GM had […]

Commercial Cleaning Cordova And Its Benefits}

Commercial Cleaning Cordova and Its Benefits by [youtube][/youtube] Kristoff Webber In places like Cordova and Memphis in Tennessee, businesses and commercial buildings are very rampant. Big companies are also common in these places. Most of these businesses can hire cleaning services from the pros to keep their commercial buildings clean and organized. However, it’s feasible […]


The term Britain when used in international news typically refers to the United Kingdom, although it may be used technically to refer to the island of Great Britain, which consists of England, Scotland, and Wales but omits other parts of the UK such as Northern Ireland. It may be clearer to use the term United […]

Hope fades for families of trapped Mexican miners

Wednesday, February 22, 2006 Almost 600 desperate family members and others remained camped outside the Pasta de Conchos coal mine near San Juan de Sabinas, in the northern Mexico state of Coahuila where 65 Mexican miners were trapped by a gas explosion around 2:30 a.m. (0830 GMT) Sunday. Some are threatening to storm the mine […]

TESEV Report on Eastern Turkey for UNDP released

Friday, November 24, 2006 According to a report released by the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) for United Nation’s Development Plan, the per capita GNP in Eastern Turkey, an area predominantly inhabited by Kurdish people, is as low as seven percent of that of the European Union on average. The report analyzed a […]

Battle for Trafalgar Square, London as violence breaks out between demonstrators and riot police

Monday, March 28, 2011 Sunday morning showed Trafalgar Square, London damaged during the night by demonstrators. Bottles, cans, and placards littered the concrete ground of one of the most iconic landmarks in London. Demonstrators livid at government cuts had sprayed graffiti on the four bronze lions. “No-one rules if no-one obeys,” one message, next to […]