Possibility of new graphic health warnings on NZ cigarette packs

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Possibility of new graphic health warnings on NZ cigarette packs

Wednesday, May 10, 2006 New Zealand Associate Minister of Health Damien O’Connor has proposed that warnings, both images and text, should cover 60% of the packaging of cigarettes sold in the country. New Zealand is required to do so under obligations to the World Health Organisation. The new images would depict throat cancer, rotting teeth/gums […]

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SpaceX scrubs Falcon I rocket launch

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SpaceX scrubs Falcon I rocket launch

February 21st, 2019 by

Monday, November 28, 2005 SpaceX called off the much-delayed inaugural launch of their new Falcon 1 rocket on Saturday from Kwajalein’s Omelek Island launch site. The intent was to launch the U.S. Air Force Academy’s FalconSat 2 satellite, which will monitor plasma interactions with the Earth’s upper atmosphere and magnetosphere. The launch was delayed, then […]

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On the campaign trail in the USA, October 2016

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On the campaign trail in the USA, October 2016

February 21st, 2019 by

Sunday, November 6, 2016 The following is the sixth and final edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail: the Free & Equal Foundation holds a presidential […]

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Get Help With All Your Projects From Printing Companies In Chicago

February 21st, 2019 by

More On This Topic: Day Planner Online Best Day Planner For Sale byadmin In today’s Information age, with the help of readily available technology, everyone is able to get any information needed about anything, with ease. One way people are able to find whatever they need is through the use of printing companies that can […]

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Murray Hill on the life and versatility of a New York drag king

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Murray Hill on the life and versatility of a New York drag king

February 21st, 2019 by

Monday, November 19, 2007 Drag—dressing in the clothing atypical of your born gender—in recent years has found mainstream success. Films such as Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar have prominently featured drag performers. But they have all focused on […]

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5-year old American girl dies after visiting the dentist

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5-year old American girl dies after visiting the dentist

February 20th, 2019 by

Friday, September 29, 2006 Diamond Brownridge, a 5-year old girl from Chicago, Illinois, has died after a visit to the dentist. Children’s Memorial Hospital officials say that the girl was rushed to the hospital when she never woke up after being sedated for a dental procedure. She had been in a coma, on life support, […]

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Coretta Scott King passes away

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Coretta Scott King passes away

February 20th, 2019 by

Tuesday, January 31, 2006 Coretta Scott King, wife of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. has died at the age of 78. Coretta King, tireless crusader for civil rights, died in her sleep. Mrs. King, who had been diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, died late on Monday in Mexico, where she had been […]

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2006 “Stolenwealth” Games to confront Commonwealth Games in Melbourne

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2006 “Stolenwealth” Games to confront Commonwealth Games in Melbourne

February 19th, 2019 by

Friday, March 3, 2006 The possibility of large-scale protests in the face of the 3,000 journalists covering the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, has event organisers and the Government worried. The group “Black GST” – which represents Indigenous Genocide, Sovereignty and Treaty – are planning demonstrations at prominent Games events unless the Government agrees to a […]

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Millions of old New Zealand coins still to be handed in

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Millions of old New Zealand coins still to be handed in

February 19th, 2019 by

Wednesday, October 25, 2006 On November 1, 2006 the old five, ten, twenty and fifty cent coins will be illegal tender, but the Reserve Bank of New Zealand says there are still at least 100 million still to be returned. According to the Reserve Bank, most of the old coins have been lost in drains […]

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Australian health workers to close intensive care units in Victoria next week

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Australian health workers to close intensive care units in Victoria next week

February 18th, 2019 by

Thursday, March 13, 2008 Members of Australia’s Health Services Union (HSU) will go on strike in Victoria next week in a dispute over stalled wage and career structure negotiations. Over 5000 physiotherapists, speech pathologists and radiation therapists will walk off the job next week, effectively closing the state’s 68 largest health services. The strike will […]

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