High winds in Texas cause property damage and utilities loss for many

Sunday, December 23, 2012 Wind storms swept across a large part of Texas on Wednesday, leaving property damaged and many homes without power. Downed lamposts and trees were reported in multiple locales. One media source reported overturned playground equipment in the city of Rockwall. Winds up to 40 miles-per-hour (mph) were reported over much of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Approximately 9,500 people within Tarrant and Dallas counties were without electrical

Report urges Kenya to ban plastic bags

Wednesday, March 9, 2005File:Plastic bag stock sized.jpg They are cheap, useful, and very plentiful, and that is exactly the problem, according to researchers. A report issued on Feb. 23 by a cadre of environment and economics researchers suggested that Kenya should ban the common plastic bag that one gets at the checkout counter of grocery stores, and place a levy on other plastic bags, all to combat the country’s environmental

Fire hits Egyptian national theatre

Sunday, September 28, 2008 A fire on Saturday destroyed the main hall of the Egyptian National Theatre in Cairo. Six people have been injured including three firefighters. No one was in the theatre at the time as it was closed for the weekend. Egyptian state culture minister Faruq Hosni, said “The fire broke out in the main hall of the theatre. It was probably caused by an electrical short circuit.”

Why You Should Hire A Business Law Attorney In Rochester Ny

More On This Topic: Tattoo Shops Nsw byAlma Abell Starting up your own business can be a very exciting endeavor, but it can also end up being extremely frustrating. There are many different factors that need to be considered when you start up a business, such as what type of products or services you will be providing. There are also many different types of laws that govern businesses, and it

On the campaign trail in the USA, October 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020 The following is the sixth and final edition of a monthly series chronicling the 2020 United States presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. This month’s spotlight on the campaign trail: the Free and Equal Elections Foundation holds two presidential debates, three candidates who did not participate in those debates give their final pleas

Toothpaste fills cavities without drilling

Thursday, February 24, 2005 A paste containing synthetic tooth enamel can seal small cavities without drilling. Kazue Yamagishi and colleagues at the FAP Dental Institute in Tokyo say that the paste can repair small cavities in 15 minutes. Currently, fillers don’t stick to such small cavities so dentists must drill bigger holes. Hydroxyapatite crystals, of which natural enamel is made, bond with teeth to repair tiny areas of damage. Yamagishi

‘Davos man’ versus ‘Camp Igloo’; 42nd World Economic Forum convenes in Swiss alps

Thursday, January 26, 2012 Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel gave yesterday’s opening address to the 42nd meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which is facing a distinctly different geo-political landscape from twelve months ago. Outside the WEF security cordon, in the sub-zero temperatures of Davos’ train station car park, the local incarnation of the Occupy movement are setting up ‘Camp Igloo’; but, with little hope of the archetypes of the

News briefs:August 10, 2006

The time is 20:00 (UTC) on August 10th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs. Contents 1 Headlines 1.1 Israel pushes further into Lebanon 1.2 Chavez equates Israel invasion of Lebanon with Nazi oppression of Jews 1.3 Police in Britain claim to have uncovered a terrorist plane plot 1.4 Senior Chinese official executed for spying for Taiwan 1.5 New Zealand Maori angry over US tattoo kit 1.6 Google to

FIFA to make changes after Thierry Henry handball

Thursday, December 3, 2009 FIFA, the world governing body for association football, yesterday announced it was setting up a working group to conduct an inquiry into the introduction of assistant referees and technology into the world game, in the wake of the reactions to the controversial handball committed by French captain Thierry Henry during the 18 November France vs Republic of Ireland qualifying play-off game for the 2010 World Cup.

Understanding The Need For Reading Glasses

More On This Topic: Prescription Hair Loss Treatment Australia By Suzanne Hughes We are often left wondering why we may need to have reading glasses. For those who are interested in knowing the reason, here it is in a nutshell below. The lens of the eye is made up of cell fibers. As we reach 40, the cells that form the lens congregate together, and when more and more fibers