WTO calls meeting on trade finance and economic crisis

Friday, October 10, 2008 The head of the World Trade Organization, Pascal Lamy, has called for a meeting to assess the trade finance situation, including the impact on developing countries. The meeting, which is schedule for November 12, will allow…

Highway bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapses

Thursday, August 2, 2007 The Interstate 35W Mississippi River eight-lane bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota has collapsed on both sides of the highway over the Mississippi River during rush hour. Previous reports indicated at least nine people had died, but Minneapolis…

Georgia mother loses child custody over humorous religion

Sunday, March 26, 2006 Rev. Mary Magdalen (Rachel Bevilacqua) of the Church of the SubGenius, a postmodern or parody religion, lost custody of her child in February of 2006, seemingly due to her involvement with the church. Church members are…

Man charged in £26.5m robbery

Sunday, November 6, 2005 Belfast — An Irish construction worker accused of a record breaking £26.5 million (US$45 million) bank robbery committed in December 2004 was formally charged in a court in Belfast on Friday. Dominic McEvoy was charged with…