High-speed train derailment in central Queensland (Australia)

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High-speed train derailment in central Queensland (Australia)

Monday, November 15, 2004 AUSTRALIA – 128 people have been injured, 5 seriously so, in a high-speed train derailment in central Queensland. Police said the tilt train came off the tracks near Bundaberg (about 400 kilometers north of Brisbane) at 12.06am AEST. Queensland Transport Minister Paul Lucas visited the site, and reported that the black […]

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First Google Android phone unveiled, will be available soon

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First Google Android phone unveiled, will be available soon

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 The first phone that runs on Google Android was unveiled today by T-Mobile. The announcement of this new handset, named the T-Mobile G1, was made in an event run by T-Mobile USA which took place today. The event started at 14:30 UTC (10:30 local time) when Cole Brodman, the chief technology […]

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Negotiations for hijacked Saudi oil tanker begin

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Negotiations for hijacked Saudi oil tanker begin

March 10th, 2019 by Adv59L

Thursday, November 20, 2008 Vela International Marine, the Saudi Arabian company that owns the MV Sirius Star oil tanker which was captured by pirates on November 15, has begun negotiations with the Somali pirates. The Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al Faisal said that talks had begun, but he did not say whether a ransom would […]

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Crossing guard killed by truck in Glasgow, Scotland

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Crossing guard killed by truck in Glasgow, Scotland

March 9th, 2019 by Adv59L

Friday, January 15, 2010 An elderly woman who was a crossing guard or a “lollipop lady” has been killed in an accident involving a truck in Glasgow, Scotland. The woman has been identified as 59-year-old Catherine Gibson, who came from the Dennistoun district of Glasgow. At around 0850 GMT on Thursday, Gibson was assisting children […]

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Documents reveal al-Qaeda wants war between U.S. and Iran, Iraq insurgency weakening

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Documents reveal al-Qaeda wants war between U.S. and Iran, Iraq insurgency weakening

March 8th, 2019 by Adv59L

Friday, June 16, 2006 Documents found at the hideout of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi revealed al-Qaeda‘s desire to force a war between the U.S. and Iran. The document was translated by Iraqi National Security Adviser Mouwafak al-Rubaie, but the authenticity of the information could not be confirmed to be from al-Qaeda. The documents reveal that al-Zarqawi […]

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ACLU President Strossen on religion, drugs, guns and impeaching George Bush

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ACLU President Strossen on religion, drugs, guns and impeaching George Bush

March 8th, 2019 by Adv59L

Tuesday, October 30, 2007File:Nadine Strossen 5 by David Shankbone.jpg There are few organizations in the United States that elicit a stronger emotional response than the American Civil Liberties Union, whose stated goal is “to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of […]

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First international flight lands at Delhi airport’s new Terminal 3

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First international flight lands at Delhi airport’s new Terminal 3

March 7th, 2019 by Adv59L

Friday, July 16, 2010 File:T3 concourse day.jpg An Air India Boeing 777 from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport was the first international flight to land at Delhi’s new Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport. However, this was only one of nine “terminal process proving flights” that landed or departed from the brand-new […]

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Najibullah Zazi pleads guilty in plot to bomb New York subway

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Najibullah Zazi pleads guilty in plot to bomb New York subway

March 7th, 2019 by Adv59L

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Najibullah Zazi, an Afghan immigrant, pleaded guilty to conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction, conspiring to commit murder in a foreign country and providing material support for a terrorist organisation, on Monday in United States District Court in Brooklyn, New York. He was a part of the plot to detonate […]

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Several groups seek to purchase Saturn auto brand

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Several groups seek to purchase Saturn auto brand

March 6th, 2019 by Adv59L

Thursday, May 7, 2009 Penske Automotive Group, Inc., an Ohio-based investment group and Telesto Ventures have indicated separately that they are interested in purchasing the Saturn auto brand from General Motors (GM). According to The Wall Street Journal, Nissan-Renault is interested in purchasing Saturn. Bloomberg, however, indicated that Nissan-Renault may be a partner of Penske’s […]

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Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

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Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

March 6th, 2019 by Adv59L

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Coinciding with Easter Sunday, Glasgow Cannabis Social Club’s annual 420 event was held on Glasgow Green, under sunny blue skies, and overlooking the river Clyde. Despite the city’s council attempting to revoke permission for the gathering at the last minute, police were happy for it to go-ahead with approximately a dozen […]

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