Archive: April, 2012

Chinese censors block news on blind activist’s escape

Chinese censors block news on blind activist’s escapeNews from CNN International: A file picture dated May 12, 2011, showing internet users in Beijing. Microbloggers often use keywords to get around censors. Chinese censors block a growing number of keywords related to blind activist Chen Internet users in China often get around the censors by using [...]

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US lends support in hunt for notorious African warlord

US lends support in hunt for notorious African warlordNews from CNN: Joseph Kony is head of the Lord’s Resistance Army He is wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity Kony became a household name after a video about him went viral on the Internet President Barack Obama has sent troops to help [...]

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Guadalajara Fútbolista Earns Respect in Banning: Coaches, Mentors Young Men

Guadalajara Fútbolista Earns Respect in Banning: Coaches, Mentors Young MenNews from Patch.com: Most of the wall space inside the sporting goods and party supply shop Golazo are decked with new jerseys of professional soccer, football, basketball and baseball teams. But a spot across from the cash register is crowded with old photographs and newspaper clippings, [...]

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Nevada toddler killed by family dog at birthday party

Nevada toddler killed by family dog at birthday partyNews from Fox News: LAS VEGAS –  A birthday party in the Las Vegas area ended in tragedy Saturday when a one-year-old boy died hours after he was attacked by his family’s pet dog. The boy, who was not named, was celebrating his birthday late Friday at [...]

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Officials: 1 killed, 16 hospitalized when storm collapses St. Louis tent

Officials: 1 killed, 16 hospitalized when storm collapses St. Louis tentNews from CNN International: Weather blamed for tent collapse NEW: Tent had received city permit NEW: Investigation will be conducted Wind hits sports bar tent near Busch Stadium in St. Louis Fire officials say one person was killed, at least 16 hospitalized (CNN) — One [...]

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Blind Chinese activist in hiding after escape

Blind Chinese activist in hiding after escapeNews from CBS News: In this image made from video, blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng is seen on a video posted to YouTube Friday, April 27, 2012 by overseas Chinese news site Boxun.com. (Credit: AP Photo/Boxun.com) (CBS News) Blind human rights lawyer Chen Guangcheng, who had been under house [...]

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Ecommerce Operator Achieves Record Revenues in Recession by Simultaneously …

Ecommerce Operator Achieves Record Revenues in Recession by Simultaneously …News from Seattle Post Intelligencer: PartyPail, Inc. has focused on expanding the product line carried since its inception, but the latest move has helped propel the company to record growth by addressing customer needs for both luxury high-end accessories, and budget, low-cost decorations. Enumclaw, WA (PRWEB) [...]

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Event Experts Publish List of Top 10 Party Planning Mistakes

Event Experts Publish List of Top 10 Party Planning MistakesNews from Albany Times Union: BigDotOfHappiness.com, creator of unique and original party supplies, helps party planners by releasing list of Top 10 Party Planning Mistakes. Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 BigDotOfHappiness.com, a popular online retailer for birthday party favors and personalized party supplies, makes event [...]

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Hudson Family Friend: Balfour Threatened Hudsons At Child’s Birthday Party

Hudson Family Friend: Balfour Threatened Hudsons At Child’s Birthday PartyNews from CBS2 Chicago: CLICK HERE FOR DETAILED TWITTER UPDATES FROM THE HUDSON FAMILY MURDER TRIAL Updated 04/26/12 – 2:20 p.m. CHICAGO (CBS) — A family friend of singer Jennifer Hudson testified Thursday that accused Hudson family killer William Balfour repeatedly threatened to kill the Hudsons [...]

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Former prosecutor hails Charles Taylor guilty verdict

Former prosecutor hails Charles Taylor guilty verdictNews from Los Angeles Times: JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — David M. Crane, founding prosecutor at the Special Court for Sierra Leone, said Thursday’s conviction of former Liberian President Charles Taylor for war crimes and crimes against humanity was “hugely significant.” Taylor is the first former head of state to [...]

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