Suspect in Oklahoma girl’s murder blogged about depression, “dangerously weird” fantasies

Monday, April 17, 2006 Kevin Ray Underwood, the suspect in the murder of 10-year-old Jamie Rose Bolin of Purcell, Oklahoma, reportedly kept a weblog in which he joked about cannibalism, discussed the effects of not taking his prescribed medicine, and talked about “dangerously weird” fantasies. Underwood was arrested Friday after investigators searched his apartment and found Jamie’s body in a […]

Former UK MP Mo Mowlam ‘critically ill’

Thursday, August 4, 2005 Former Labour Party MP and Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Mo Mowlam, 55, is reported to be critically ill at King’s College Hospital, London. According to a King’s College Hospital spokeswoman, Ms. Mowlam is “critical but stable,” and added that her family did not want further details disclosed. Ms. Mowlam survived a brain tumour in […]

Search and rescue beacons soon to make the digital jump

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 Starting February 1, Cospas-Sarsat will discontinue monitoring the frequencies that are used for analog-based emergency position-indicating radio beacons (EPIRB), the 121.5 and 243 MHz frequencies. Search and rescue (SAR) groups worldwide will only monitor the 406 MHz frequency, which is dedicated to digital locators. The 406 MHz digital band has many advantages over the older analog […]

BDSM as business: An interview with the owners of a dungeon

Sunday, October 21, 2007 Torture proliferates American headlines today: whether its use is defensible in certain contexts and the morality of the practice. Wikinews reporter David Shankbone was curious about torture in American popular culture. This is the first of a two part series examining the BDSM business. This interview focuses on the owners of a dungeon, what they charge, […]

Gunman killed outside Colorado governor’s office

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 A man identified as Aaron Richard Snyder showed up on Monday around 2:25 p.m. outside the Colorado Capitol offices of Governor Bill Ritter. He was carrying a 357-caliber 7 shot Smith and Wesson revolver with 20 extra rounds of ammunition and started screaming “I am the emperor” and “I am here to take over the state”. […]

8 Reasons To Consider Business Coaching

Here’s An Opinion On: Communication Courses Cape Town Best Public Speaking Skill Cape Town 8 Reasons To Consider Business Coaching by Alma D. Bryant Just what is business coaching? Business coaching is the practice of providing support, guidance and practical techniques to an individual or group so that they can improve the effectiveness of themselves or their enterprise. Business coaching […]

Prohibition Party holds convention; nominates Jack Fellure for U.S. President

Thursday, June 23, 2011 Retired West Virginia engineer Lowell Jackson “Jack” Fellure won the presidential nomination of the Prohibition Party yesterday at the party’s National Convention in Cullman, Alabama. He won on the second ballot, defeating Thompson Township tax accessor James Hedges of Pennsylvania, who initially ran unopposed. Party Chairman Toby Davis of Mississippi received the vice presidential nomination. The […]