August 26, 2019

Police use tear gas on Occupy Wall Street protesters

US Authorities made a series of arrests at Occupy Wall Street protests in California and Georgia on Tuesday and Wednesday, with clashes in Oakland involving tear gas being used on demonstrators. Police said they fired the tear gas on protesters in Oakland, California, after the crowd threw paint … [Read more...]

Hurricane Irene heading towards the US

Hurricane Irene is gathering strength as it moves through the Caribbean and scientist think it may be the first major hurricane in three years to hit the United States of America. Currently Irene has sustained winds of around 160kmh and was centred about 85km northeast of Puerto Plata in the … [Read more...]

Dougherty Gang captured after shootout in Colorado

The three siblings dubbed the 'Dougherty Gang,' wanted for bank robbery and the attempted murder of a police officer have been arrested in Colorado after a nationwide manhunt. State police said the two brothers and sister, were captured after a 100mph car chase that ended with a crash and … [Read more...]

Sacked ‘kissing’ manager sues Microsoft

A former Microsoft UK manager fired over a kissing incident with a colleague at a conference is suing Microsoft in a London court. Simon Negus, a partner and general manager at Microsoft's UK was dismissed in September 2010 and is now chief operating officer of Upstream Systems. Microsoft … [Read more...]

Florida wildfire kills two forest rangers

Over 400 wildfires continue to blaze across Florida and one near the border with Georgia has claimed the lives of two forest rangers. The rangers - Josh Burch, 31, and Brett Fulton, 52 - had been trying contain a 12-acre blaze when the fire flared up and trapped them. Two others were injured … [Read more...]

The World’s oldest person dies

Maria Gomes Valentim, a Brazilian woman listed by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest person has died, just just days away from her 115th birthday. Maria died of multiple organ failure, said Helerson (cool name that)Lima, a spokesman for the nursing home where she lived. Valentim would … [Read more...]

Twister storm brings death to the South

Dozens of tornadoes have ripped through six US Southern states, killing at least 248 people and destroying hundreds of buildings, in the worst twister outbreak in decades. When something like this happens, we should mobilize all possible resources from emergency services to storm damage tree … [Read more...]

Christchurch loses all Rugby World Cup Games

Christchurch, New Zealand has been stripped of all seven of its scheduled Rugby World Cup games following the devastating earthquake last month that has severely damaged the city. Christchurch's AMI Stadium, which has been badly damamged, was due to host pool games involving England, Argentina, … [Read more...]