Pope addresses UN in NY as US visit continues

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Pope addresses UN in NY as US visit continues

Saturday, April 19, 2008 Benedict XVI arrived in New York Friday, as part of his visit to the United States. The first part of his visit was spent in Washington, D.C.. He arrived on “Shepherd One”, a specially dedicated plane belonging to Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy. On the first day of his visit […]

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Penske Auto selected to buy General Motors’ Saturn unit

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Penske Auto selected to buy General Motors’ Saturn unit

Friday, June 5, 2009 General Motors Corporation (GM), an American automaker which has filed for bankruptcy protection, announced on Friday that the Penske Automotive Group (PAG) was selected to purchase Saturn Corporation. The transaction should be completed in October. The purchase includes rights to the Saturn brand, its five current models and its dealership network. […]

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Historic manuscript “The Housebook” reported sold in Germany

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Historic manuscript “The Housebook” reported sold in Germany

November 20th, 2018 by Adv59L

Thursday, February 14, 2008 The German noble family of Waldburg-Wolfegg has sold the manuscript known as the The Housebook to an unknown buyer. There is speculation in the German press that it was purchased by Baron August von Finck who currently resides in Switzerland, and that the price paid was €20 million. It is unclear […]

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Twelve injured in Washington after ride at fair topples over

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Twelve injured in Washington after ride at fair topples over

November 19th, 2018 by Adv59L

Sunday, April 19, 2009 At least twelve children have been injured after a swing ride at the Puyallup, Washington Spring Fair toppled over. The ride is called a ‘LollySwing’, which is located in Kiddyland, where the riders sit in swings while the machine spins them around. It is owned by Funtastic Traveling Shows which has […]

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Comet Wild samples near home

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Comet Wild samples near home

November 19th, 2018 by Adv59L

Wednesday, January 11, 2006 Stardust, a NASA space capsule carrying precious comet samples from deep space, is scheduled to return to earth January 15, 2006. Scientists hope to discover new meaning to the beginning of our solar system. Stardust’s 2.9 billion mile round-trip mission took it halfway to Jupiter to catch particles from Comet Wild […]

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Uruguay turns down Argentina’s request to halt construction of pulp mills

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Uruguay turns down Argentina’s request to halt construction of pulp mills

November 18th, 2018 by Adv59L

Thursday, March 2, 2006 Argentine President Nestor Kirchner asked Uruguay to halt construction of pulp mills that bring up environmental concerns. He was answered by Uruguay who responded by saying that they would not halt construction. Uruguay Vice President Rodolfo Nin said, “The request made by the president of Argentina, which we have respectfully taken […]

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Carnival style protest held in Sydney

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Carnival style protest held in Sydney

November 18th, 2018 by Adv59L

Wednesday, August 31, 2005 The 30A protest in Sydney, Australia, occurred on Tuesday night in carnival style. The protest began around 5 p.m. at Customs Square, Circular Quay, with 1,000 to 2,000 people assembling to listen to speeches and music. After about an hour, the protestors marched along the Quay to the concrete and steel […]

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Pesky Pests Need Expert Help To Send To Send Them On Their Way

November 17th, 2018 by Adv59L

See More About: Sydney Termite Inspection Experts Pestyologist Submitted by: Stewart Wrighter No one likes to think that they have any little creatures roaming around within the home, but, unfortunately, they are often there and we just do not notice. For example, bed bugs are tiny creatures that come out and bite us just before […]

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Bomb attack in Londonderry, Northern Ireland injures two police officers

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Bomb attack in Londonderry, Northern Ireland injures two police officers

November 17th, 2018 by Adv59L

Friday, October 8, 2010 A bomb exploded early on Tuesday morning in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, injuring two police officers. Investigations into the identity of the bombers and their motive are continuing. The Real Irish Republican Army a paramilitary group that aims to bring about a united Ireland, has claimed responsibility. The explosion on Culmore Road […]

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‘Aviator,’ ‘Baby’ dominate 2005 Academy Awards

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‘Aviator,’ ‘Baby’ dominate 2005 Academy Awards

November 17th, 2018 by Adv59L

Monday, February 28, 2005File:Oscar icon by reiartur.png The 77th Annual Academy Awards were held on February 27th, 2005 and broadcast live across the world. Some of the more poignant moments included a tribute to Johnny Carson, frequent host of the Awards, as well as a video tribute to many people involved in the movie industry […]

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