Send to KindleTweet The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, released a message that two bombs exploded at the CS Pattani Hotel in the Pattani Province in southern Thailand, on March 15. Two died and 13 were injured. The same day, a car bomb exploded in the Yala Province, killing the driver. The work is part [...]
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Send to KindleTweet The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a number of recalls, including about 200 models of 2008 Kawasaki KLX140 Off-Road Motorcycles. The company said one or more of the motorcycle’s frame welds could be missing or made incorrectly, which would allow the frame to crack or break. No injuries were reported. Also [...]
Send to KindleTweet The Whole Foods in Glastonbury, Conn. is reportedly the first supermarket to create most of its power onsite with a clean fuel cell system. The system combined a cooling, heating and power system that claims to cut its carbon footprint by generating 50% of the electricity and heat and almost all of [...]
Send to KindleTweet A federal grand jury in Pensacola, Fla. returned a 35-count indictment against 12 men involved in a criminal scheme involving the advertisement, transportation and shipment of child pornography. Since August 2006, the men reportedly participated in a scheme to spread child sex abuse images to the group’s members, who via Internet newsgroups [...]
Send to KindleTweet U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pushing for an investigation into China’s claim that the Dalai Lama spurred the violence in China-occupied Tibet, BBC reports. While the Chinese government says 19 people were killed in the riots in Tibet’s capital, Lhasa, the Tibetan government puts the number at about 99. In the United [...]
Send to KindleTweet The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has adopted an order that bans carriers from inking exclusive telecommunications services contracts with residential buildings. The FCC thinks exclusive contracts block consumers from access to competitive plans such as multi-services packages including triple-play. The Department of Veteran Affairs announced plans to open 14 new outpatient clinics [...]
Send to KindleTweet This week, the BBC reports that over 80 people might have been killed in the Tibetan protests in Lhasa, the Chinese-occupied capital of Tibet. Meanwhile, a book fair in Paris was disrupted by a bomb threat; this year’s fair honored Israeli writers, CBC reports. In the South American nation of Chile, President Michelle Bachelet passed a law [...]
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