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USA

Women caught trying to sell babies

October 7, 2011 MelW 0

Three women involved in an illegal baby-selling scheme issued illegal fertility drugs and defrauded California of healthcare benefits, federal prosecutors said. Fertility lawyer Theresa M. Erickson, Carla Chambers and Hilary Neiman pleaded guilty to conspiracy […]

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New Zealand

Race against time to stop oil leak in Tauranga

October 7, 2011 MelW 1

Wellington (dpa) – New Zealand officials were desperately preparing Friday for a massive environmental disaster amid fears that a stricken container ship stuck fast on an east coast reef could break up as it continued […]

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New Zealand

NZ sending out emergency water to Tokelau

October 5, 2011 MelW 0

Wellington (dpa) – A joint New Zealand-US operation will ship emergency water to the 1,500 people of Tokelau, an isolated New Zealand territory in the Pacific, officials said Wednesday. The chain of coral atolls about […]

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World

Hundreds in Greece stage strike

October 5, 2011 MelW 0

Athens (dpa) – Greece’s largest unions launched a 24-hour strike on Wednesday, crippling transport and public services to protest the government’s austerity measures. In the first nationwide strike since the summer, government offices and public […]

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Australia

Kiwis root for Aussie

October 5, 2011 iwishart 0

“The media storm over the alleged treatment of a few Australian spectators at Rugby World Cup matches is not backed up at all by a scientific survey of New Zealanders attitudes toward Australians” says Stephen […]

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Climate Change

BREAKING: Britain poised to ditch CO2 targets

October 5, 2011 iwishart 0

London, 4 October – The Global Warming Policy Foundation has welcomed the promise by Chancellor George Osborne that the government will no longer be bound by unilateral targets that cut CO2 emissions in Britain faster […]

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New Zealand

Opinion: The Myth of The Free Market

October 5, 2011 iwishart 3

EYES RIGHT, INVESTIGATE HIS BY RICHARD PROSSER Another year has passed, as they do, faster and faster it seems, the older I get. Another year older and deeper in debt, the song says; not so […]

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Health

Opinion: The Problem Of Pissed Parents

October 4, 2011 iwishart 0

You know you’re soaking in it… BY CHLOE MILNE, INVESTIGATE HERS MAGAZINE University students get blamed for a lot of things… Like burning couches, causing riots, stealing road signs, wasting police and medical resources and […]

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Opinion

Opinion: The Frightful Rule of the Elites

October 3, 2011 iwishart 0

The Frightful Rule of the Elites BY BILL MUEHLENBERG Many leftist academics have long ago abandoned the notion that ordinary citizens are fit for governing. They in fact believe they are unfit, and only “experts” […]

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New Zealand

Was NZ the setting for Sinbad’s Voyages?

October 3, 2011 iwishart 0

The Lost Explorers of NZ Was NZ the setting for Sinbad’s Voyages after Arab sailors landed here 200 years before Kupe? Did the Portuguese discover New Zealand 150 years before Tasman? A new book, Sixteenth […]

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Australia

Fresh investigation into Greywolf Mining

October 2, 2011 iwishart 3

UPDATE: on 14 December 2012, Investigate received a letter from Greywolf Resources NL director and CEO Dehong Yu advising that Edward Lancaster “is very unwell and has handed in his resignation to the company.” On […]

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USA

Man jailed for biting daughter

October 2, 2011 MelW 0

SUMMERSIDE, Prince Edward Island, Sept. 30 (UPI) — A Prince Edward Island man was sentenced to five days in jail for biting his 4-year-old daughter, officials said. The man said he was trying to get […]

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New Zealand

Dan Carter’s World Cup is over

October 2, 2011 iwishart 0

All Black No. 10 Dan Carter is out of the Rugby World Cup after tearing his left groin ligament during practice yesterday. It’s a devastating blow to the New Zealand side, who’ve depended on the […]