Category: General News

Scotland sends bottled water to Northern Ireland – BBC News

Telegraph.co.uk Scotland sends bottled water to Northern IrelandBBC NewsThe Scottish government has begun the process of delivering bottled water to help supply Northern Ireland households cut off from mains supplies. Water from bottling plants in Banff and Forfar will be loaded onto the Larne ferry later on Wednesday. …Anger grows at Northern Ireland water shortageThe GuardianWater boss under pressure to quitThe Press Association40000 homes without water in N IrelandFinancial TimesCNN International –Daily Mail –NPRall 1,193 news articles » Top Stories – Google News

NASA Spacecraft Finds Its 2,000th Comet

A satellite orbiting the sun has identified its 2,000th comet after 15 years in space. But the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory, known as SOHO, wasn’t designed as a comet-hunting spacecraft; its primary research goal is to study the outer atmosphere of the sun. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us NPR Topics: News

Police probe new lead in Joanna Yeates murder – Reuters UK

The Guardian Police probe new lead in Joanna Yeates murderReuters UKLONDON (Reuters) – Police said on Wednesday they are investigating reports that several people were seen at the flat of murdered landscape architect Joanna Yeates on the night she disappeared. The development follows media reports that the landlord of …Pictured: Smiling Joanna Yeates seen entering shop where she bought cider …Daily MailJoanna Yeates murder timelineTelegraph.co.ukJoanna Yeates: police release new CCTV filmChannel 4 NewsThe Press Association –The Guardian –BBC Newsall 3,492 news articles » Top Stories – Google News

Danish Authorities Say They Foiled ‘Imminent Terror Attack’

Four people have been arrested in Denmark and a fifth in Sweden for allegedly plotting to bomb the newspaper that printed cartoon images of the Prophet Muhammad. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us NPR Topics: News

Clooney, Google, U.N. watch Sudan using satellites (Reuters)

Reuters – Groups including the United Nations, Harvard University, Google Inc and an organization co-founded by actor George Clooney are launching a project using satellites to “watch” Sudan for war crimes before a vote that could split the African country in two. Yahoo! News: World News

Alfred Kahn’s Legacy: Cheap Flights

If you’ve spent time stuck in an airport this holiday season, but got a cheap ticket, you may have Alfred Kahn to thank — or blame. The noted economist, who died Monday, presided over the deregulation of the airline industry. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us NPR Topics: News

Georgia Schools Offer Lesson In Living With Cutbacks

Public school districts across the country have been grappling with drastic budget cuts. For the rural Franklin County, Ga., district, that has meant teacher cutbacks, longer school days and a shorter school year. » E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us NPR Topics: News