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Steenkamp Murder Twist – Drugs Found At The Home Of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius blood test for steroids

Oscar Pistorius has been ordered by the court to take a blood test for steroids after police found the banned drugs at his home following the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Additionally police have reported that they have found a bloodied bat in Pistorius’ bedroom, and have established that the skull of Reeva Steenkamp had […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Headlines | Read More »

Car Bomb In Damascus Kills Dozens

Car bomb in Damascus

On Thursday, a massive car bomb exploded close to the Damascus office of Syria’s ruling Ba’ath party, and killed dozens of people while underscoring the erosion of security inside the well-guarded capital. According to an activist group, more civilians and members of the military were also killed in blasts in other parts of Damascus, as […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in General | Read More »

Oscar Animators Hope To Be Taken Seriously

2013 Oscar Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.— In the film category for animated feature films at 2013’s Oscars there is a movie set in medieval Scotland, one based on characters from an old-school video game characters, one based heavily on British humor, while the last two got their inspiration from supernatural characters. Not exactly kid stuff—and that is how […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Economy In The Euro-Zone To Get Smaller In 2013

Economy In The Euro-Zone

BRUSSELS—On Friday, the European Union’s official economists predicted that the economy in the euro-zone will get smaller in 2013, for the second year in a row, in a forecast with little hope that easing financial-market tensions in the area will jolt the real economy in the near future. The European Commission forecasts a 0.3 percent […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Ford To Invest Millions In Cleveland Engine Plant

Ford To Invest Millions

DEARBORN, Mich: To meet the increasing consumer demand for the award-winning 2.0-liter EcoBoost® engine, Ford Motor Company will invest almost $200 million into its Engine Plant in Cleveland which will also add 450 new jobs. Joe Hinrichs,the president of Ford in The Americas said, “Cleveland Engine Plant was the first to produce EcoBoost engines and will […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Automotive | Read More »

Hyundai Tops Automotive Rankings for Super Bowl Advertisements

Hyundai Tops Automotive Rankings

Consumers ranked Hyundai’s ‘Team’ commercial fifth best of the Super Bowl during the YouTube Ad Blitz, as well as the best 30-second automotive advertisement. According to Suzie Reider, the head of industry development at YouTube, this campaign is a celebration of the most engaging and creative Super Bowl ads. Allowing viewers to have a chance […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Automotive | Read More »

Congressional Staffers Travel On Foreign Government’s Tab

Congressional Staffers Travel On Foreign Government’s Tab

Close to twelve congressional staffers flew business class when they traveled to China in the summer of 2012 and slept at luxury hotels, while they toured the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. As well, they received a “briefing on ancient artifacts and dynasties” at the Shanghai Museum. Their all-expense-paid trip was provided courtesy of the Chinese […]

February 28th, 2013 | Posted in Travel | Read More »

Russia Says That It Will Continue Supplying Weapons To Syria’s President

Russia supplying weapons to Syria

MOSCOW – The leader of Russia’s state arms trader said on Wednesday that Russia will continue supplying weapons to Syria’s President Bashar Assad despite the escalating civil war going on in the nation. The director of Rosoboronexport, Anatoly Isaikin said that Russia’s government doesn’t see any need to stop sending arms to Syria because it […]

February 27th, 2013 | Posted in Headlines | Read More »

Fugative Ex-Cop Might Have Gotten Help Fleeing to Mexico

Fugitive ex-cop

Fugitive ex-cop from Los Angeles, Christopher Dorner, who is facing murder charges might have received outside help to flee to Mexico in the middle of a massive manhunt for him. Federal documents received by the Los Angeles Times indicated how officials developed “probable cause” that fugitive Christopher Jordan Dorner, 33, was maybe  trying to get […]

February 27th, 2013 | Posted in General | Read More »

NY Times Hires Investment Banker To Find A Buyer For The Boston Globe

New York Times Intends To Sell the The The Boston Globe

On Wednesday, The New York Times  said that it intends to sell the New England Media Group, which includes The Boston Globe and related on-line properties; and has hired an investment banker to help locate a buyer. The Times hired Evercore Group, a firm based in New York, that has assisted with other transactions involving […]

February 27th, 2013 | Posted in Finance | Read More »

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