Manchester United signs Pogba, now costliest player in history

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Yesterday, English football club Manchester United F.C. announced signing Frenchman Paul Pogba from Italian club Juventus F.C. Pogba rejoined The Red Devils on a five-year contract for €105 million making him the most expensive footballer of all time by breaking the previous fee record of Gareth Bale’s transfer from Tottenham Hotspur …

Volunteers and food needed for flooded Manitoba, Canada

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Local municipal and provincial volunteers in Manitoba, Canada are exhausted in their efforts to divert the rising waters of the Red River of the North. It has been hard work with little sleep for the residents who live on the shores of the Red River to shore up their defences with …

Canadian National buys Chicago railroad

Monday, February 2, 2009 Canadian National (CN), the Montreal-based rail operator, has bought the main lines of the U.S. Elgin (EJ&E). CN began to buy the railway from U.S. Steel in September 2007. Regulatory approval in the US was given in January. The Canadian railway company will use the lines to avoid congestion in Chicago, …

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

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 …

Airline checks Dell and Apple computers for hazard

Thursday, January 18, 2007  Correction — May 3, 2007 The author of this article has not provided sufficient references for all claims made in this story. As such, it might not be 100% accurate.  Qantas, Australia’s primary airline, has begun checking the batteries of Dell and Apple computers and in some cases removing them for the …

Thai police to wear ‘Hello Kitty’ armbands as punishment

Monday, August 6, 2007 Thai police officers are being punished by being forced to wear large, bright pink Hello Kitty armbands. The armband, which features Hello Kitty sitting on top of two hearts, will be worn by police officers who commit minor offences. These include littering, lateness and parking in a prohibited area. The officers …

Car bomb explodes near MI5 army base in Northern Ireland

Monday, April 12, 2010 A car bomb has exploded outside an army base in Northern Ireland that is the headquarters for MI5 domestic security services. The attack has been claimed by dissidents from the Real Irish Republican Army, a more radical splinter group of the IRA. According to police, Real IRA members hijacked a vehicle …

Eurozone offers Greece 30 billion euro in loans

Sunday, April 11, 2010 Member states of the eurozone have offered to give Greece thirty billion euro in emergency loans for the debt-stricken country, should the latter want it. The loans’ price will be determined using formulas by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and will be set at around five percent. The Luxembourgish prime minister, …

Andrea Muizelaar on fashion, anorexia, and life after ‘Top Model’

Monday, November 26, 2007 In the 18 months since Andrea Muizelaar was crowned winner of the reality TV series Canada’s Next Top Model, her life has been a complete whirlwind. From working in a dollar store in her hometown of Whitby, Ontario, to modeling haute couture in Toronto, she had reached her dream of becoming …