Building collapse in Barbados traps family

Sunday, August 26, 2007Miami Dade Fire Rescue, Urban Search and Rescue Florida Task Force 1 Members were on the scene since last night. Search dogs worked the scene all night. According to current reports, sometime early this morning, an apartment building in Brittons Hill, Barbados fell into a cave below. Five family members are known …

Firefighters rescue nearly a dozen animals in Buffalo, New York house fire

Friday, June 22, 2007 Buffalo, New York —A three alarm fire at a house owned by John and Evelyn Bencinich, two of the initiators of a lawsuit filed against the Elmwood Village Hotel proposal in Buffalo, required firefighters to rescue eight cats and two dogs in Buffalo, New York today. At about 8:30 (eastern time) …

Open source game developer Perttu Ahola talks about Minetest with Wikinews

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Recently, Finnish open-source video game developer Perttu Ahola discussed Minetest, his “longest ever project”, with Wikinews. Started in October 2010, Minetest was an attempt by Ahola to create a sandbox game similar to Minecraft. Minecraft is a multi-platform commercial game, which was in alpha version when Ahola challenged himself to create …

Finland, Canada named among world’s most-fit nations

Saturday, January 15, 2005 Finland and Canada — The Northern European country of Finland was named among the world’s most healthy, according to an investigation by the London-based newspaper, The Guardian. According to health experts, Finland joins Canada as having the distinction of being home to the lowest percentage of “couch potato” citizens among developed …

Pope addresses UN in NY as US visit continues

Saturday, April 19, 2008 Benedict XVI arrived in New York Friday, as part of his visit to the United States. The first part of his visit was spent in Washington, D.C.. He arrived on “Shepherd One”, a specially dedicated plane belonging to Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy. On the first day of his visit …

Successful Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment For Hyperhidrosis

See More About: Hyperhidrosis Hand Surgery Cost Successful Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment for Hyperhidrosis By Abdulmubeen Mundewadi Hyperhidrosis refers to excessive perspiration especially from the palms, soles, and armpits. Some individuals have excessive sweating on the head and forehead. Though this medical condition is benign, it can cause social embarrassment, depression, and long-term disability in performing …

Technology giant Microsoft completes acquisition of GitHub

Monday, October 29, 2018 On Friday, US-based technology giant Microsoft confirmed acquisition of software code hosting and version controlling website GitHub. The announcement was made by Microsoft via their official blog, which also mentioned Nat Friedman was to become new Chief Executive Officer of GitHub. Microsoft had announced plans to acquire GitHub for a price …

Woman in Buffalo, New York accidentally sets herself on fire

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 Buffalo, New York —A woman in Buffalo, New York in the United States is in critical condition tonight at Sisters Of Charity Hospital after she accidentally set herself on fire. The unnamed elderly woman was receiving oxygen for medical problems in her home and lit a cigarette, and the oxygen coming …