20 tons of cocaine seized by US Coast Guard

Tuesday, April 24, 2007 The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has seized 20 tons or nearly 40,000 pounds of cocaine with a street value of over US$500 million in what authorities call one of the largest cocaine busts in history. Three busts in total were made in a period of nearly one month. The first …

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans graduate students

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list.Tuesday, September 13, 2005 NAICU has created a list of colleges and universities accepting and/or offering assistance to displace faculty members. [1]Wednesday, September 7, 2005 This list is taken from Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students, and is intended to make searching …

Volunteers gather to help patrol Arizona’s border with Mexico

Sunday, April 3, 2005 Volunteers from across the United States and some foreign countries gathered Friday to start an unofficial border patrol project. They converged on the town of Tombstone, Arizona to take part in what organizers call the Minuteman Project. Many came with personal firearms, cell phones or walking canes. Most estimates numbered the …

Your Guide To Setting Up A Cable Tv Box

Read An Opinion On: Ems Group Website Submitted by: Stephen Gladden With the popularity of cable TV rising at astronomical rates, it is important that you know how to hook up your cable TV box with your TV and enjoy the amazing video and audio quality of your subscribed channels. Although this might seem a …

New ‘Star Wars’ film to be released in August

Tuesday, February 12, 2008 George Lucas has announced that there will be one last Star Wars movie to end the saga, but it won’t have any actors visible. Star Wars: The Clone Wars, an animated film is scheduled to be released into theaters on August 15 of this year. “I felt there were a lot …

Somali pirates release Greek-owned ship

Friday, December 11, 2009 Somali pirates released a Greek-owned cargo ship and its 24 Ukrainian crew members earlier today, after seven months in captivity. The director of Greek shipping firm Alloceans Shipping, Spyros Minas, announced that pirates freed the Ariana, after the company paid a ransom. The released sailors were in good health, Minas noted. …

Understanding Student Loans And Scholarships}

Read An Opinion On: 3d Animations Understanding Student Loans and Scholarships by Dorian Ramsey The issue about the rising cost of education is not new for everyone, be it for rich people or for the those just barely earning a living. However, this is not of so much of a threat for those who want …

Two children killed in fire in Derbyshire, England; man arrested

Saturday, April 24, 2010 Two children were killed in a “suspicious” house fire in Buxton, Derbyshire, England, on Friday evening. Police arrested a 17 year old in the early hours of Saturday morning. During the fire, which occurred in the town of Buxton at approximately 2245 UTC on Friday, 23-year-old Fiona Adams and an eight-month-old …

Australian Senator arrives at Parliament dressed as a beer bottle

Thursday, March 13, 2008 Family First Senator Steve Fielding arrived at Parliament today, dressed as a beer bottle to raise awareness of a bill he intends to move in the Senate today. Senator Fielding will introduce a bill to establish a nationwide refund scheme for bottles and cans. A similar scheme has operated in South …

Wikinews interviews Australian Paralympic wheelchair basketballer Shelley Chaplin

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Friday, January 4, 2013 Recently, Wikinews spent time with with Australian Paralympic wheelchair basketballer Shelley Chaplin. ((Wikinews)) Interview with Shelley Chaplin. First of all, what position do you play? Shelley Chaplin: Usually …