Diebold “whistleblower” faces criminal charges in California

Saturday, March 4, 2006 Los Angeles County prosecutors have brought three felony charges against Stephen Heller for stealing documents from his employer, the law firm Jones Day. The legal documents discussed the legal ramifications of activist allegations that Diebold Election Systems had used uncertified voting systems in Alameda County elections beginning in 2002. Jones Day …

Senate Committee hears bailout proposal

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke fielded questions from the Senate Banking Committee today. Paulson and Bernanke were joined by Christopher Cox, chairman of the SEC, and James Lockhart, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The four urged the Committee to pass legislation allowing …

Category:Education

This is the category for Education. See also the Education Portal. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 23 June 2018: Algeria blocks internet across nation to prevent cheating in diploma exams 19 May 2018: Principal, teacher arrested for allegedly whipping two students late for school in Ayetoro, Nigeria 25 April 2018: India: Jammu …

First Active offer 100% mortgages in Ireland

Thursday, July 14, 2005 First Active has become the first financial institution to offer 100% mortgages in the Republic of Ireland. The bank previously offered 100% financing to professionals in finance and medicine, but is now to offer this product to anyone who can afford to meet the repayments. The development is a huge boost …

Sunflower oil saves at-risk newborns from infection

Saturday, March 5, 2005Simply massaging low birth weight babies with sunflower seed oil can protect them from potentially fatal infections. Infections and complications from preterm birth cause more than half of all neonatal deaths, and very low birth weight babies are particularly vulnerable. Preterm babies have immature skin that lacks a protective film called vernix …

England fans watch match in cinema

Wednesday, June 21, 2006 London – A few hundred England fans weren’t watching the 2006 FIFA World Cup match against Sweden last night in a pub or at home, but instead had ventured out to their local cinema to see the game on the big screen. A number of Odeon cinemas nationwide have been using …

Google launches Google Spreadsheets

Tuesday, June 6, 2006 Google has launched an online spreadsheet site, in a private beta. The site will allow spreadsheets to be shared between up to 10 users, which is aimed to be useful to teams and small businesses. “Many people already organise information into spreadsheets. Where they are struggling is to share it” said …

Chelsea strike late to force FA Cup replay

Sunday, March 11, 2007 Chelsea FC 3 3 Tottenham Hotspur Match Stats Attendance 41517 Goalscorers for Chelsea FC Lampard (22′, 71′), Kalou (86′) Goalscorers for Tottenham Hotspur Berbatov (5′), Essien (28′(og)), Ghaly (36′) Bookings (Chelsea FC) Diarra, Carvalho, Cole (Yellow (3)) Bookings (Tottenham Hotspur) Ghaly, Zokora, Lee, Stalteri, Cerny (Yellow (5)) Premiership title hopefuls Chelsea …