Archive: May, 2013

Germany’s Merkel faces biggest test in euro vote

September 29th, 2011
Germany’s Merkel faces biggest test in euro vote

Germany’s Merkel faces biggest test in euro vote, German MPs were set to back a beefed-up fund for debt-laden eurozone countries Thursday in a vote seen as key in stemming financial turmoil and a landmark test of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s leadership.   Under the spectre of a looming Greek default, Germany’s 620-member Bundestag will likely […]

Supreme Court Is Asked to Rule on Health Care

September 29th, 2011
Supreme Court Is Asked to Rule on Health Care

Supreme Court Is Asked to Rule on Health Care, The fate of Barack Obama’s landmark health insurance reform law could be decided by the Supreme Court by next June after the administration said it was seeking an immediate review of the act’s constitutionality before the high court.   The timing of the request means that […]

Rocket City Rednecks

September 29th, 2011
Rocket City Rednecks

Rocket City Rednecks, Rocket City Rednecks debuts tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern on the National Geographic channel. This seems fun. Let’s build it and see what happens!” The National Geographic Channel’s new show Rocket City Rednecks is built on this premise, just like Mythbusters before it. And Rocket City Rednecks seems like a high-concept irrelevance […]

Philippines Typhoon Pedring

September 29th, 2011
Philippines Typhoon Pedring

Philippines Typhoon Pedring, Typhoon Pedring (international name Nesat) has affected more than 195,000 people in 8 regions nationwide, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Wednesday.   The DSWD expects the number of affected families to increase as it is still validating reports from the provinces. In Metro Manila alone, 30,413 persons from […]

Shell Singapore

September 29th, 2011
Shell Singapore

Shell Singapore, Singapore, Asia’s energy-trading hub, is bracing for a shutdown of its largest refinery after a fire at Royal Dutch Shell’s Bukom plant on Wednesday raised the prospect of disruptions to the region’s oil flows.   Shell shut down a hydrocracker at the refinery, which would hit gas oil and jet fuel production, while […]

Tampa Bay Rays

September 28th, 2011
Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays, ST. PETERSBURG – Down to their final strike, the Rays weren’t ready to say goodbye to the 2011 season. Now they don’t have to.   Dan Johnson’s two-out, two-strike home run in the bottom of the ninth completed a seven-run comeback for Tampa Bay, setting up Evan Longoria’s walk-off solo home run […]