Chemical plant fire decimates Danvers, Massachusetts neighboorhood

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Chemical plant fire decimates Danvers, Massachusetts neighboorhood

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 According to outgoing Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, an explosion that was “equivalent to a 2,000 lb. bomb” and registered 0.5 on the Richter scale decimated an area of Danvers and is also a “Thanksgiving miracle.” The explosion occurred around 2:45 am EST, this morning in the Danversport area of Danvers, Massachusetts […]

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Honda Civic tops Canada’s list of most stolen cars

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Honda Civic tops Canada’s list of most stolen cars

March 17th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 The 1999 and 2000 year model Honda Civic SiR tops the list of Canada’s most stolen cars. Consumer popularity also assures the cars will be popular with thieves. Its the second year in a row the Honda SiR has topped the list. Rick Dubin Vice President of Investigations for the Insurance […]

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

March 16th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, […]

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British military secrets leaked on social networking sites

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British military secrets leaked on social networking sites

March 16th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 Britain’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has admitted sixteen instances of sensitive information being leaked on social networking websites in the past eighteen months. Ten employees have been disciplined for misuse of the sites. The revelations follow a Freedom of Information request by Lewis PR and computer security company F-Secure. The MoD […]

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Blow out sales prices likely on mattresses as new U.S. fire-resistant standards take effect

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Blow out sales prices likely on mattresses as new U.S. fire-resistant standards take effect

March 16th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 If you are in the market for new bedding, and not too concerned with the new United States guidelines for mattress fire resistance, now might be a good time to buy. Mattresses sold in the U.S. must meet new federal guidelines for flammability starting on July 1. The peak heat release […]

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Fujitsu launches cloud website for dog pedometer service

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Fujitsu launches cloud website for dog pedometer service

March 14th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 Japanese multinational company Fujitsu launched a website for a dog pedometer which allows customers to monitor their dog’s health online. The device measures data while attached to the dog’s collar. Customers are also able to add more data to the website manually, then it displays the complete set of data graphically. […]

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal

March 14th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, July 3, 2014 Ian Narev, the CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, this morning “unreservedly” apologised to clients who lost money in a scandal involving the bank’s financial planning services arm. Last week, a Senate enquiry found financial advisers from the Commonwealth Bank had made high-risk investments of clients’ money without the clients’ […]

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Arrest made as mayor of Gda?sk, Poland stabbed on stage

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Arrest made as mayor of Gda?sk, Poland stabbed on stage

March 13th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Monday, January 14, 2019 An individual has been arrested after Pawe? Adamowicz, mayor of the Polish city of Gda?sk, was stabbed last night whilst on stage at a fundraising event. He died today. We couldn’t win Reports on the implement used vary between a knife and a “sharp tool”. The attacker is reported to have […]

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On the campaign trail in the USA, October 2016

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On the campaign trail in the USA, October 2016

March 13th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Sunday, November 6, 2016 The following is the sixth and final edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail: the Free & Equal Foundation holds a presidential […]

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Java creator criticizes .Net

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Java creator criticizes .Net

March 13th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Saturday, February 5, 2005 Australia –James Gosling, the creator of the Java programming language, said last week that he believes Microsoft is wrong in its decision to support C and C++ programming languages in the common language runtime in Microsoft .NET. According to him, this decision may lead to severe security flaws in .NET. Gosling […]

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