Dozens dead after school collapses in Haiti

Friday, November 7, 2008 At least 50 people are dead, mostly children, and an unknown amount injured and trapped after a three-story school collapsed near the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince. So far, rescuers have rescued at least 75 people, who have been taken to a local hospital, some in serious condition. School was in session, which left dozens more trapped, and officials say the death toll is likely to climb. Five houses surrounding the school were also severely damaged or destroyed as a result of the collapse. Reports say that…

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Displays In Your Kitchen Hutch

Read More About: Air Fryer Multi Cooker For Sale Online By Andrew Hallinan Using a hutch in the dining area makes both practical and home fashion sense. The hutch is such an important piece in the French Country design scheme, and it offers a convenient place for storage right next to the table. Of course, a hutch can also be used for displays, with open or glass shelving. This article will provide some ideas for the use of a French country hutch in the kitchen or dining room area; some…

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Kurdish operating system under investigation by Turkish attorney general

Thursday, November 30, 2006 Previously, we reported that Kurdish Linux was launched in Turkey: Kurdish Ubuntu, a Linux distribution, was promoted this week with a reception in Diyarbakir. Ubuntu was the first Linux distribution to implement Kurdish localization. Kurdish localization in Linux was an important milestone for Turkey due to ethnic conflicts. According to Milliyet and Radikal, well-known Turkish newspapers, the Diyarbakir Attorney General of the Republic of Turkey started an official investigation on the mayor of Sur (a town in Diyarbakir) and on Ubuntu. Although the official cause of…

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Congressman Cunningham admits taking bribes

Monday, November 28, 2005 U.S. Representative Randy “Duke” Cunningham (R–CA) pled guilty today to conspiring to take bribes in exchange for using his influence as a member of the House Appropriations Committee to help a defense contractor get business. In total he pled guilty to one count of income tax evasion and four counts of conspiracy, namely mail fraud, wire fraud, bribery of public official and accepting bribes. U.S. District judge Larry A. Burns scheduled Cunnigham to be sentenced on February 27. He is facing up to 10 years in…

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Former ‘Top Model’ contestant Whitney Cunningham defends plus size models, celebrates the “regular woman”

Wednesday, December 5, 2007 Once you get a chance to talk to West Palm Beach, Florida native Whitney Cunningham, who placed seventh on the eighth cycle of the popular reality TV series America’s Next Top Model, you begin to understand what host Tyra Banks meant when she described her as the “full package.” First of all, she is confident and headstrong, which is a must on these kinds of shows, almost as much as it is to take a beautiful modelesque picture. Second, she turns that confidence into drive. She…

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Paper Packaging Materials Market Trends, Company Share To 2022: Grand View Research, Inc.

Read More About: Prmpt The global paper packaging materials market is expected to reach USD 391.17 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Rapid development of fast food and frozen food industries particularly in emerging markets of Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa is expected to remain a key driving factor for global paper packaging materials market over the forecast period. Environmental concerns associated with plastics packaging for food & beverages are also expected prompt demand for paper packaging materials over the next…

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Iranian International Master Dorsa Derakhshani discusses her chess career with Wikinews

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 In February 2017, the Iranian Chess Federation announced two teenage chess players, Dorsa Derakhshani and her younger brother Borna Derakhshani, were banned from representing the national team. The federation announced their decision although Dorsa Derakhshani had previously decided and informed the chess federation she did not wish to play for Iran. Dorsa Derakhshani is currently 21 years old and holds the International Master (IM) as well as Woman Grand Master (WGM) titles. Her brother, Borna, plays for the English Federation and holds the FIDE Master title.…

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Over 60 illegal miners die in South African mine fire

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Over 60 miners were killed in an abandoned gold mine shaft near Welkom, in the Free State province of South Africa, after a fire broke out inside the mine. 36 bodies from the Harmony Gold mining company Eland mine shaft were brought up earlier on the weekend from depths up to 1.4┬ákilometers (1┬ámi). On Tuesday, 25 more bodies were recovered by other illegal workers. “We suspect there was a fire on the 18th of May. We never saw any smoke. Over the weekend [30 May] we…

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Albert Pujols ends his worst homerun drought

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 Dominican baseball player Albert Pujols earned his first home run after joining the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Besides hitting his 446th Major League home run, Pujols ended a personal drought by claiming his first regular-season long ball after 33 games and 139 plate appearances, including his last St. Louis Cardinals at-bats. Pujols snapped back at Anaheim and capped a 4-3 home-team win against the Toronto Blue Jays at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. The Dominican first baseman now has a career 1,336 runs batted in…

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How Are Kyocera Ceramic Knives Made?

Read More About: Buy Instant Pot Air Fryer How are Kyocera Ceramic Knives Made? by Takeshi Ishii Have you ever wondered how Kyocera ceramic knives are made? It\’s actually a pretty straightforward process, you\’ll soon get a grasp of the basics. Ceramic knives are made from zirconium dioxide, often referred to as zirconia. If you appreciate diamonds, then maybe you\’ve been told of cubic zirconia. It is a form of zirconia used to make artificial diamonds which happen to be nearly as pretty but far more affordable. Acquiring the raw…

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