News briefs:May 27, 2010

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News briefs:May 27, 2010

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Russian and US satellites collide

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Russian and US satellites collide

Friday, February 13, 2009 The American civilian communications satellite Iridium 33 and the defunct Russian military communications satellite Kosmos-2251 collided over Siberia on Tuesday, according to NASA. The satellites, each weighing in excess of 1,000 pounds, and traveling at approximately 17,500 miles per hour, collided 491 miles above the earth. The Iridium satellite was launched […]

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English court jails policeman over insurance fraud

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English court jails policeman over insurance fraud

February 12th, 2019 by Adv59L

Thursday, July 1, 2010 A court in England, UK has jailed a policeman for ten months after he was convicted of defrauding his car insurance company. Police Constable Simon Hood, 43, arranged for a friend who dealt in scrap metal to dispose of his Audi TT, then claimed it had been stolen. Hood had been […]

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USA Gymnastics board resigning after sex abuse

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USA Gymnastics board resigning after sex abuse

February 11th, 2019 by Adv59L

Monday, January 29, 2018 On Friday, USA Gymnastics (USAG) — the US national governing body for the sport of gymnastics — issued a statement that it will comply with an ultimatum for its entire board to resign. The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) issued the ultimatum, in the wake of the sentencing on Wednesday of […]

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Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas/suicide note

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Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas/suicide note

February 11th, 2019 by Adv59L

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

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An account of the Esperanza Fire from an animal rescuer

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An account of the Esperanza Fire from an animal rescuer

February 11th, 2019 by Adv59L

This article features first-hand journalism by Wikinews members. See the collaboration page for more details. This article features first-hand journalism by Wikinews members. See the collaboration page for more details. Saturday, December 2, 2006 As families fled their homes in the early morning hours on Thursday October 26, there was no warning. The Esperanza Fire […]

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Finding The Right Surrogacy Agency Is Vital For Gay Couples

February 10th, 2019 by Adv59L

See More About: Consumer Brand Marketing Strategy Challenger Brands Agency byadmin If you are a gay couple, it may be difficult to find an adoption agency that is willing to work with you and your spouse or partner. Because of this difficulty, many gay couples decide to find a surrogate in California willing to carry […]

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Broken pipes cause flood in Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo, New York

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Broken pipes cause flood in Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo, New York

February 10th, 2019 by Adv59L

 Correction — February 13, 2008 The break was a broken sprinkler head in a crawl space above the shop, according to Jeffrey A. Salmon Facilities Manager of the Martin House Restoration Corporation. Not a pipe.  Tuesday, February 12, 2008 Buffalo, New York —According to radio communications by the Buffalo, New York Fire Department, at approximately 10:15 […]

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Polish drug company Jelfa ordered to shut-down over mislabelled drugs

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Polish drug company Jelfa ordered to shut-down over mislabelled drugs

February 10th, 2019 by Adv59L

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 Polish Prime Minister Jaros?aw Kaczy?ski has ordered the pharmaceutical company Jelfa to halt production following revelations that Jelfa had placed mislabelled medication on the market, whose use could be potentially fatal. Jelfa distributed vials labelled as Corhydron, a hydrocortisone used to treat allergies and inflammation, but in fact containing Suxamethonium chloride, […]

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Australia/2007

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Australia/2007

February 9th, 2019 by Adv59L

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