Oil pipeline explosion kills 27 in central Mexico

Monday, December 20, 2010 The explosion of an oil pipeline in San Martín Texmelucan de Labastida in central Mexico has killed at least 27 individuals and injured 56 others. Twelve of the dead are children. Over 100 homes were damaged and at least 30 of them were destroyed. The explosion had an estimated blast radius of three miles. Describing exploding gas tanks that flew through the air, Carlos Hipolito, who fled the scene with approximately 60 relatives, described the incident to Milenio Television as a "catastrophe". Living ten blocks from where the explosion occurred,


New Zealand recalls squid boats

Sunday, May 8, 2005 In order to save the lives of seabirds, the government of New Zealand has ordered the recall from sub-Antarctic waters of the entire fleet of New Zealand's 35 squid fishing boats. Once at port, the boats are to take on independent observers to ensure that they follow codes of practice. Violators of the new rules face a fine of up to NZ$100,000. Fisheries Minister David Benson-Pope said that "blatant bad behaviour" on the part of the boats, flouting a voluntary code of practice set up a year ago, demanded immediate action. An Air Force aeroplane was


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Click Here To Know More About: Rope Galore byadmin It can be hard to stay in good shape, but luckily, most gyms offer a wide array of classes that can help you burn fat and have fun. While there are a number of classes available, one of the best are Boxing Conditioning Classes in Cedar Knolls NJ. Whether you are a beginner or already have some training under you belt, boxing provides a fun and safe environment where you can shed pounds and tone muscle. If you have never taken a boxing conditioning class before, you may not be aware of what takes place during a class


Wikinews interviews Frank Moore, independent candidate for US President

Saturday, March 1, 2008 While nearly all coverage of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third party candidates. These parties represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. Wikinews has impartially reached out to these candidates, throughout the campaign. We now interview independent Presidential candidate Frank Moore, a performance artist.


Thai police to wear ‘Hello Kitty’ armbands as punishment

Monday, August 6, 2007 Thai police officers are being punished by being forced to wear large, bright pink Hello Kitty armbands. The armband, which features Hello Kitty sitting on top of two hearts, will be worn by police officers who commit minor offences. These include littering, lateness and parking in a prohibited area. The officers will also be forced to stay with the deputy chief all day in division office and will be forbidden to disclose their offences. However, police officers caught breaking the law will still be subject to the same penalties and fines as ordinary


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Fuel leak prompts 17,000-vehicle recall by Toyota

Sunday, June 27, 2010 Toyota announced on Friday that it will recall around 17,000 Lexus vehicles in response to risks of the fuel tank in the cars leaking after a collision. The Lexus HS 250h model was subjected to the recall following a US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigation. Despite previously passing Toyota safety inspections, the conclusions of an NHTSA sub-contracted investigator were that; when the vehicles in question collided with an object at more than fifty-miles-per hour, more than 142 grams of fuel, the maximum allowed by US la


Hare Krishna village in Kazakhstan – fears of further demolition

Wednesday, November 29, 2006 A number of properties in a Hare Krishna village in Kazakhstan were demolished on November 21, by the local authorities, causing international outrage by religious freedom groups and Hindu associations alike. Since the attack fears are now rising within the community of further demolition to the remaining properties, including the main temple structure. "The community is in shock, but they are determined to defend their homes and place of worship," community member Govinda Swami told Forum 18 News Service. He says destruction of the temple wou