Stolen minibus recovered 35 years after theft

Friday, November 6, 2009 A 1965 Volkswagen minibus that was stolen in 1974 has been recovered by customs agents in Los Angeles. The vintage minibus was in pristine condition, valued at $25,000, and was found during a routine inspection of a shipping container scheduled for departure to The Netherlands. A routine computer database search on …

Average Retirement Income Crisis

Read An Opinion On: Best Suburbs To Invest In Brisbane By Mark Walters The average retirement income for baby boomers is projected to give them a near poverty level lifestyle. That’s shocking! I just don’t get it. People in the U.S. seem so intent on spending ever nickel earned today without a thought to how …

Two new schools open in Beslan

Wednesday, August 17, 2005 Two new schools have opened in the North Ossetian town of Beslan to replace School Number One that was destroyed in the Beslan school siege. The mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov, attended the opening ceremony and symbolically handed over the keys to the buildings to the school directors. He said the …

Car crash enrages bees

Friday, August 4, 2006 A 16 year old girl has crashed her car into a hollow tree stirring up the fury of a swarm of bees ten miles (16km) south of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Ten people including the girl received treatment at a hospital. Jacqueline Cossairt’s SUV crashed into the tree after she lost control …

Iran’s morality police crack down on un-Islamic dress

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 The Iranian police forces have faced criticism from Ayatollah Hashemi Shahrudi, the head of the judiciary who was appointed by Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for their re-invigorated campaign to do away with un-Islamic dress. Ayatollah Shahroudi proclaimed, “Tough measures on social problems will backfire and have counter-productive effects.” Others have, of …

United States 2003 National Adult Literacy Survey released

Sunday, December 25, 2005 Preliminary results from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL), released 15 December 2005 by the US National Center for Education Statistics, indicate gains and losses in literacy among minority adults between 1992 and 2003. Contents 1 Understanding the results 2 Selected results 3 Why are the tests carried out? 4 …

Dealing With H2o Harm Concerns

Read An Opinion On: Penis Enhancement Surgery Best Cosmetic Penis Enlargement Surgery Submitted by: Dominiqueia Coleman Some patches might be modest while others are noticeably significant. Anyhow most of the house owners do not fork out interest to like facts. But this can be a root induce for the water hurt at your house. These …

Emaar Properties claims Burj Dubai as world’s tallest building

Sunday, July 22, 2007 United Arab Emirates (UAE) developer Emaar Properties has claimed that their Burj Dubai commercial and residential tower, currently under construction, has become the world’s tallest building, reaching a height of 512.1 metres (or 1,680 feet) and 141 storeys. The current official record holder, Taipei 101 of Taiwan, has a height of …

UEFA Cup: quarter-final first leg round up

Thursday, April 5, 2007 All four quarterfinal matches occurred Thursday in the UEFA Cup, with all three Spanish sides remaining in the competition winning their games. Only one match ended in a draw, that being the game between AZ Alkmaar and Werder Bremen. Contents 1 Matches 1.1 Sevilla 2 – 1 Tottenham 1.2 AZ Alkmaar …