Behind an unmarked door in a faded business park outside Kelowna, British Columbia, in a maze of rooms crowded with desks, computers, and floor-to-ceiling shelves, Chuck Fipke sifts through 20-pound bags of dirt.
Pirates have released a Yemeni cargo ship without receiving a ransom after negotiations with local elders, a Somali official said Wednesday. The cargo ship was one of many seized in recent weeks off Somalia's coast, which has seen a sharp spike in pirate attacks.
Now Brazil has announced that it has a plan to reduce deforestation by 70%, or about 6,000 square kilometers per year. According to Environment Minister Carlos Minc the plan would have the following effect:
"The community has to be ready to defend itself, because it's clear the economy is going to get worse, and criminals are getting more bold."
Twenty-five year veteran, Officer Leroy Pyle of San Jose, CA, gives the facts regarding the differences between semi and fully-automatic weapons and how confusion between the two leads to impaired judgement and bad legislation.
In the Whole Foods Market Inc. commissary a few blocks from Route 99, the same canola oil that's being used to fry Asian shrimp balls and popcorn chicken will soon help power the walk-in freezer and the overhead lights.
Small cars are simply cheaper to run than bigger ones, and no one believes that this price reprieve at the pumps will last very long. Now that there is a demand for small cars, however, we need to find the cars to fill it. For that, we need to turn to our more fuel-efficient neighbors across the ponds for help.
November 27 may be Turkey Day in America, but in the world of politics, every day is turkey day. Turkeys are foolish creatures -- overstuffed, noisy and self-important. A lot like the politicians on our list of Turkeys of the Year.
Let them fail; let everybody fail! I made my fortune when I had nothing to start with, by myself and my own ideas. Let other people do the same thing. If I lose everything in the collapse of our financial structure, I will start in at the beginning and build it up again.
An Alameda County judge has thrown out a lawsuit contesting the election to the county's Republican Central Committee of a handful of supporters of Ron Paul, a former presidential candidate.