Emergency declared in US state of Washington, eight additional casualties, many still without power

Monday, December 18, 2006 A state of emergency was declared Sunday for the U.S. state of Washington by governor Christine Gregoire, as additional reports of storm-related casualties surfaced. The state National Guard has been deployed to aid in distributing supplies. Thousands were still without power in the coastal and Puget Sound regions, though most urban […]

Safe Children, Happy Parents: Thanks To The School Bus Safety Apps}

Read An Opinion On: Art And Craft Ideas For Kids Art And Craft For Children Safe children, happy parents: Thanks to the school bus safety apps by LisaParents always have the stress about their child’s safety whenever they are going to or coming back from school. In the mornings, it worries them whether their child […]

Atlantis lands at Kennedy Space Center

Thursday, May 27, 2010 Space Shuttle Atlantis landed Wednesday, May 26, at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, after 11 days, 18 hours and 4.8 million miles in space on mission STS-132. The shuttle landed at 08:48:18 EDT (12:48 UTC), on runway 33 of the Shuttle Landing Facility for the last time Wednesday. Speaking of the […]

Flooding in Slovenia leaves six dead

Thursday, September 20, 2007 Six people are confirmed dead after Tuesday’s heavy rains in Slovenia. Up to 300 mm of rain fell in just a few hours across the country, with swollen rivers, torrential streams and landslides sweeping away cars, houses, bridges, and whole sections of roads. In some areas, public services have not yet […]

Google News seeks patent for search system that returns ‘quality’ links

Tuesday, May 10, 2005 Google News submitted patent applications both in the United States and world-wide in September 2003 for a system of ranking search returns. The patent protection filings seek to control Google’s approach that filters headlines through a complicated algorithm, including the quality of the news organization. How much of this system is […]

National Museum of Scotland reopens after three-year redevelopment

Friday, July 29, 2011 Today sees the reopening of the National Museum of Scotland following a three-year renovation costing £47.4 million (US$ 77.3 million). Edinburgh’s Chambers Street was closed to traffic for the morning, with the 10am reopening by eleven-year-old Bryony Hare, who took her first steps in the museum, and won a competition organised […]

Wikinews Shorts: January 13, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for Tuesday, January 13, 2009. Contents 1 Anti-government protests in Riga, Latvia cause riots 2 Obama will close Guantanamo Bay in his first week say advisers 3 Greek shipping magnate kidnapped in Athens 4 Microsoft permits additional Windows 7 beta downloads 5 Cristiano Ronaldo crowned Footballer of the Year 6 […]

Tax Preparation Services In Brooklyn Make Life Easier

Read An Opinion On: International Tax Returns Los Angeles Cst Tax byAlma Abell Filing a tax return is something that a person can do without the help of Tax Preparation Services in Brooklyn, but is it wise to not use professional help? For those who have easy tax situations and who haven’t made major purchases […]