News briefs:August 2, 2010

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News briefs:July 26, 2010

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Drug-resistant flu rising, says WHO

Sunday, February 3, 2008 Some flu viruses in the United States and Canada have shown increased levels of resistance to the antiviral drug Tamiflu (oseltamivir), the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. Similar trends have been reported earlier in Europe. Tamiflu is currently the recommended treatment for humans infected with bird flu, and governments worldwide have been stockpiling the drug in case of a flu pandemic. The drug resistance

Colombian military spy plane crashes

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 According to media reports, a Colombian air force AC-47 (registration FAC1670) spy plane carrying five people has crashed near the Colombian city of La Dorada, in the department of Caldas. All on board the plane are believed to have been killed, according to Colombia Reports. Among the dead, according to Monsters and Critics, are two technicians, a major and two second lieutenants. ABS-CBN News reports that

Finding A Divorce Lawyer In Dodge Wi

More On This Topic: Ash Aryal November, 2014 byadmin When you watch a divorce on television or in the movies, you see a lot of drama. The reason for this is simple: a straightforward divorce where each side gets along is not interesting, at least not as interesting as one where the two sides are going at each other’s throats, so to say. Friendly exes do not make for good

Race to save Chilean miners trapped underground from spiralling into depression continues

Thursday, September 2, 2010 It has emerged that the 33 Chilean miners trapped underground after the mine they were working in collapsed could be brought to the surface in a shorter time than was initially feared. While officials publicly announced that the men would not be brought to the surface until Christmas, sources inside technical meetings have revealed that they could in fact be on the surface by early November.

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green Party candidate John Ogilvie, Carleton—Mississippi Mills

Sunday, October 7, 2007 John Ogilvie is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the Carleton—Mississippi Mills riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, Progressive Conservatives, New Democratic Party members, Ontario Greens, as well as members from

How A Contractor Installs Awnings In Orland Park

More On This Topic: Weatherproof Kitchen Site byadmin Most all people enjoy spending time outdoors, but the sweltering heat of the summer sun can make it challenging to remain comfortable. While building an outdoor structure is an option that can make an outdoor space more pleasant, the cost associated with a project of this nature can be astronomical. Awnings in Orland Park are a great alternative, as they will provide

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