GOMA, Congo (AP) — The body of a Congolese journalist was found on the bank of the Ngezi River near the provincial capital of Bunia in eastern Congo, the city's mayor said Saturday.
Journalist found dead in eastern Congo
UPI.com BP, Transocean Are Sued by Texas Over 2010 Gulf Oil Spill Bloomberg Texas sued BP Plc (BP/), Transocean Ltd. and others involved in the 2010 oil spill , calling it the “worst environmental disaster” in U.S. history and becoming the fifth Gulf of Mexico state to file claims. The state accused the companies of violating … Texas sues BP for damages related to oil spill MiamiHerald.com Texas sues BP, Halliburton, others over oil spill CNN International Some oil spill cleanup workers say exposure to chemicals left them sick WWL NOLA.com
“A while ago, in a litter box not close at all….” If you love Star Wars, or at least love cats, you’ll enjoy this video. And if you enjoy them both, well, happy Friday. This new video from The Pet Collective is a re-imagining of the Death Star trench run from the first Star Wars
Paw Warz: the Force is strong with these kittens
The moderate magnitude-4.4 earthquake that rattled Canada and the Northeast this morning (May 17) made a big impact thanks to old bedrock.
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Why Was the Ottawa Earthquake Felt So Widely?
Louisiana taps into BP oil spill money to bring 'Top Chef' to New Orleans Fox News Bravo's cooking elimination show “Top Chef” is headed to the Big Easy for its eleventh season – but having Tom, Padma and their team of cooking connoisseurs come to town doesn't come cheap. As first reported by The Times-Picayune and confirmed by … and more
An explosives-laden vehicle struck a bus and taxi stop in Baghdad's Sadr City during rush hour, killing at least five and injuring many more.
Baghdad car bombing kills 5, wounds 19
Why masonry buildings fail in earthquakes and the major issues that need to be considered when strengthening buildings will be part of the focus of a free public talk by one of the country’s leading structural engineers.
Earthquake strengthening message for Chch heritage owners
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) – A man less than two weeks into a planned journey to dribble a soccer ball from his home city of Seattle to Brazil, the host nation for the 2014 World Cup, died on Tuesday after being struck by a car in Oregon, police and the man’s supporters said. Richard Swanson, 42, was struck as he walked on the shoulder of a road on the outskirts of Lincoln City just east of the Oregon coast, said Lincoln City Police Sergeant Randy Weaver. Swanson’s soccer ball was found nearby, Weaver said. …
RT ExxonMobil Arkansas oil spill poses health risks for locals RT After 210,000 gallons of heavy crude spilled into an Arkansas community, ExxonMobil assured residents that toxic chemicals have remained at safe levels. But locals say they are suffering from deteriorating health conditions and trouble breathing … and more
Inquirer Microsoft warns of new Trojan hijacking Facebook accounts CNET Microsoft warns of new Trojan hijacking Facebook accounts. Malware focusing on the social network's users in Brazil masquerades as a legitimate Google Chrome extension and Firefox add-on. Steven Musil. by Steven Musil.