HIV-positive man receives 35 years for spitting on Dallas police officer

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HIV-positive man receives 35 years for spitting on Dallas police officer

Sunday, May 18, 2008 An HIV-positive man was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday, one day after being convicted of harassment of a public servant for spitting into the eye and open mouth of a Dallas, Texas police officer in May 2006. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that no […]

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Apple collecting location data from iPhone, iPad

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Apple collecting location data from iPhone, iPad

December 16th, 2018 by

Saturday, April 23, 2011 Apple Inc.’s iPhone and iPad periodically send location information back to the company, according to new reports. The data is transmitted to a secure database that only it can access, Apple claims. Bruce Sewell, an attorney for Apple, sent a letter to two US Representatives last year, discussing the company’s data […]

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Somali pirates seize Greek freighter, 25 crew in the Gulf of Aden

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Somali pirates seize Greek freighter, 25 crew in the Gulf of Aden

December 15th, 2018 by

Thursday, September 18, 2008 According to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), pirates have seized a Greek bulk carrier en route to Kenya with 25 crew on board in the Gulf of Aden some 370 kilometers from Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. Noel Choong, who represents the International Maritime Bureau, advised ships traveling through the gulf […]

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Illinois man charged in Facebook harassment case

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Illinois man charged in Facebook harassment case

December 15th, 2018 by

Monday, February 8, 2010 A man from the Naperville, Illinois, United States area has been accused of allegedly threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend via messages posted on her Facebook account.  Nineteen-year-old Christopher J. Bensfield was arrested Jan. 28 at his home in unincorporated DuPage County near the far west-central part of […]

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Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas/suicide note

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Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas/suicide note

December 14th, 2018 by

This is the online suicide letter authored by Andrew Stack, the man believed to be responsible for flying a light aircraft into a building in Austin, Texas. It was originally posted at Stack’s site, http://embeddedart.com/. The hosting company, T35, took the site offline per an FBI request. The note is reproduced here in its entirety. […]

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Super high speed internet launched in New Zealand

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Super high speed internet launched in New Zealand

December 12th, 2018 by

Friday, September 1, 2006 The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark, yesterday unveiled Kiwi Advanced Research and Education Network (KAREN). It is super high speed Internet that is capable of transmitting data with speeds of up to ten gigabits per second, 10,000 times faster than the current speed of broadband (1Mbps), and 200,000 times […]

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Police station attacked following illegal rave

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Police station attacked following illegal rave

December 11th, 2018 by

Monday, August 20, 2007 Two police vehicles were damaged and police officers narrowly avoided injury in Great Yarmouth, England after a mob of over 100 people assembled outside a local police station. The event has been labelled by local police as a ‘major incident’ and has so far resulted in 15 arrests pertaining to violent […]

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Dozens killed after car bomb explodes in market in Peshawar, Pakistan

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Dozens killed after car bomb explodes in market in Peshawar, Pakistan

December 11th, 2018 by

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 Pakistani officials have said that at least 100 people were killed and over 200 injured after a car bomb exploded in a marketplace in the city of Peshawar on Wednesday. The attack was the deadliest in the country in this year. Initially, large fires were reported to be burning around the […]

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Republican leaders in US want more tax relief in economic stimulus

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Republican leaders in US want more tax relief in economic stimulus

December 10th, 2018 by

Monday, January 26, 2009 As the newly inaugurated Barack Obama administration continues to push for a US$825 billion stimulus package to aid the struggling United States economy, some Republican legislators say they will not vote for such a plan without the inclusion of more tax cuts and less “unnecessary” spending. Arizona Senator John McCain, Obama’s […]

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The Mood Of Blue

December 10th, 2018 by

More On This Topic: Wolf Appliances Best Kitchen Design The Mood of Blue by Katy BeacherBlue is considered the color of the mind. Light blue is associated with inventiveness. Sky or medium blue is relaxing. Dark blue is identified with intelligence and lack of emotion. Blue, along with purple and green, is considered a cool […]

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