China overtakes Germany as world’s biggest exporter

Sunday, January 10, 2010 Chinese officials have said that their country’s exports surged last December to edge out Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. The official Xinhua news agency reported today that figures from the General Administration for Customs showed that exports jumped 17.7% in December from a year earlier. …

Teen broadcasts suicide online

Sunday, November 23, 2008 A Pembroke Pines, Florida teenager killed himself Wednesday, November 19, while broadcasting on the live video site Justin.tv. After making suicide threats and being encouraged by Justin.tv viewers and Bodybuilding.com forum members, Abraham K. Biggs, 19, committed suicide by taking an overdose of opiates and benzodiazepine, …

Online Computer Certification &Amp; Online It Courses: Virtual Study

More On This Topic: Phlebotomy Training Programs Van Nuys Ca Focusing majorly on the younger generation who nowadays are following the pattern to multi-function; having to study and probably work or help in various indifferent ways. Accessing this particular scenario projected, it is virtually impossible for a student to reach …

Wikinews Shorts: April 9, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Monday, April 9, 2007. Contents 1 Three-year-old New Zealander chokes to death on candy 2 Golf: Zach Johnson wins 71st Masters 3 New York couple taking taxi to Arizona 4 Vocational nurse charged with fatal Houston fire 5 Iran starts industrial-scale production of nuclear …

US attorney Michael Avenatti found guilty of stealing from client

Saturday, February 5, 2022 Yesterday, former lawyer Michael Avenatti was convicted for wire fraud and identity theft, stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from Stormy Daniels, a pornographic film actor who was publishing a book in 2018 about her alleged affair with then-United States president Donald Trump. According to testimony, …

Chula Vista, California becomes model for blight control laws in the US

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 The San Diego, California suburb of Chula Vista has responded to the recent housing crisis with an aggressive blight control ordinance that compels lenders to maintain the appearance of vacant homes. As foreclosures increase both locally and throughout the United States, the one year old ordinance …

Canada pursues new nuclear research reactor to produce medical isotopes

Friday, July 10, 2009 The Saskatchewan provincial government alongside the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) have come together to establish a CA$500 million, 10 megawatts research nuclear reactor to produce medical isotopes. “In 1949 … cobalt-60 treatment was tried for the first time here in Saskatchewan, where it saved …