News Pages

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

BBC News - New antibiotic that attacks MRSA found in ocean microbe

BBC News - New antibiotic that attacks MRSA found in ocean microbe

BBC News - Hollywood studios 'not paid box office share' by China

BBC News - Hollywood studios 'not paid box office share' by China
BBC News - China has not paid Hollywood its share of the profits from some of this year's big box office films, according to US media reports.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

BBC News - Dozens die as Spanish train derails in Galicia

BBC News - Dozens die as Spanish train derails in Galicia
BBC News - A train has derailed in north-western Spain, killing at least 45 people and injuring many more, officials in the Galicia region have said.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

BBC News - India school lunch deaths: high pesticide levels found

BBC News - India school lunch deaths: high pesticide levels found
BBC News - High levels of agricultural insecticide have been found in samples taken from tainted food blamed for the deaths of 23 schoolchildren in north-eastern India.

6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes off New Zealand coast - CNN.com

6.9 magnitude earthquake strikes off New Zealand coast - CNN.com

BBC News - Dubai sentences Norwegian woman who reported rape

BBC News - Dubai sentences Norwegian woman who reported rape
BBC News - A Norwegian woman has spoken out about the 16-month prison sentence she received in Dubai after reporting a rape incident to police.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

BBC News - North Korean ship with 'military cargo' held by Panama

BBC News - North Korean ship with 'military cargo' held by Panama
BBC News - Panama's president says his country has seized a North Korean-flagged ship carrying "undeclared military cargo".

BBC News - North Korean ship with 'military cargo' held by Panama

BBC News - North Korean ship with 'military cargo' held by Panama
BBC News - Panama's president says his country has seized a North Korean-flagged ship carrying "undeclared military cargo".

Zimmerman protesters raid LA store, stop freeway - Yahoo! News

Zimmerman protesters raid LA store, stop freeway - Yahoo! News
Yahoo! News - Protesters ran through Los Angeles streets Monday night, breaking windows, attacking people on sidewalks and at one point raiding a Wal-Mart store, while others blocked a major freeway in the San Francisco Bay Area in the third night of demonstrations in California over George Zimmerman's Florida acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Read more at Yahoo! News: http://news.yahoo.com/zimmerman-protesters-raid-la-store-stop-freeway-072536291.html

Friday, July 12, 2013

BBC News - French train crash: Rescue goes on at Bretigny-sur-Orge

BBC News - French train crash: Rescue goes on at Bretigny-sur-Orge
BBC News - Rescue efforts are continuing to find the passengers of a train that crashed at Bretigny-sur-Orge, south of Paris, on Friday afternoon.

At least six people have been killed and 30 injured, French officials say.

Local media said a group of people had attempted to steal from the victims shortly after the crash, by pretending to be taking part in the rescue efforts. They reportedly threw stones at emergency workers as they tried to reach passengers.

Third victim of Asiana plane crash dies | Fox News

Third victim of Asiana plane crash dies | Fox News
Fox News - A girl critically injured in the Asiana Airlines plane crash died Friday morning, making her the third victim of the disaster at the San Francisco airport.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/07/12/teen-in-asiana-crash-hit-by-fire-truck-police-say/?test=latestnews#ixzz2YtXxHgq0

BBC News - Key Free Syria Army rebel 'killed by Islamist group'

BBC News - Key Free Syria Army rebel 'killed by Islamist group'
BBC News - A senior rebel commander in Syria is reported to have been killed by rebels from a rival group linked to al-Qaeda.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

BBC News - Computer mouse inventor Doug Engelbart dies at 88

BBC News - Computer mouse inventor Doug Engelbart dies at 88

BBC News - Army ousts Egypt's President Morsi

BBC News - Army ousts Egypt's President Morsi
BBC News - The head of Egypt's army has given a TV address, announcing that President Mohammed Morsi is no longer in office.

BBC News - Egyptian army suspends constitution

BBC News - Egyptian army suspends constitution
BBC News - The head of the Egyptian army has appeared live on television, announcing the suspension of the constitution.