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World

EU ministers approve Ireland rescue package

November 29, 2010 BJokanovic 0

Andre Stahl, Fiona Smith, Mike Swanson Dublin/Brussels (dpa) – European Union finance ministers agreed Sunday on an 85 billion euros (112 billion dollars) rescue package to help Ireland overcome its debt crisis. An urgently called […]

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New Zealand

Mozart magic moves muggers from mall

November 8, 2010 BJokanovic 0

David Barber Wellington (dpa) – Mozart has moved muggers away from a shopping mall in Christchurch, turning the once-crime-ridden centre into a peaceful haven, a newspaper reported on Monday. Beaming The Magic Flute and other […]

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USA

Two US missile attacks kill 13 in Pakistan

November 8, 2010 BJokanovic 0

By Nadeem Sarwar dpa ISLAMABAD – Two U.S. drone strikes on Sunday killed at least 13 militants in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region near Afghanistan, intelligence officials said. The attacks, about an hour apart, took place […]

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USA

Stupid is as stupid votes

November 2, 2010 BJokanovic 0

By Celia Rivenbark McClatchy-Tribune News Service Poor Joe Biden. A video gone viral and produced by Yahoo News shows a series of man-on-the-street interviews in which the majority of people asked couldn’t recall the name […]

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Technology

Android reigns on US smart phones

November 2, 2010 BJokanovic 0

By Troy Wolverton San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. – Google’s Android software continued its rocket-like ascent over the summer, ending the third quarter with the dominant market share in the United States among […]

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Sport

Paul the Psychic Octopus dies

October 27, 2010 BJokanovic 0

By Wolfgang Dahlmann, Hubert Kahl and Jean-Baptiste Piggin dpa OBERHAUSEN, Germany – Paul, the German octopus who found fame during this year’s soccer World Cup by predicting eight correct successive match winners, has died, his […]

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USA

White House to get solar panels

October 6, 2010 BJokanovic 0

By Kim Geiger Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON – More than two decades after President Ronald Reagan had a solar water heating system removed from the White House roof, President Barack Obama will become the […]

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World

Former Fiji leader arrested by military regime

October 4, 2010 BJokanovic 0

Wellington (dpa) – Former Fiji prime minister Mahendra Chaudhryhas been arrested and charged with breaching public emergency regulations which bar public meetings, according to reports from thecapital Suva on Sunday. Chaudhry, who was ousted by […]

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Technology

BlackBerry maker debuts new PlayBook tablet

September 28, 2010 BJokanovic 0

By Dan Gallagher MarketWatch (MCT) SAN FRANCISCO – Research In Motion Ltd. lifted the wraps Monday on a new touch-screen tablet device called the BlackBerry PlayBook, making it the latest wireless device maker to break […]

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World

Russia reopens case of dead journalist

September 17, 2010 BJokanovic 0

MOSCOW (dpa) – Police are reopening the case of a Russian opposition journalist and politician seven years after his mysterious death, Interfax news agency reported Thursday. It quoted a spokesman for the investigators as saying […]