Let’s Get Busy Saving The Public Schools

Click Here To Know More About: Music High School Sydney Melbourne Music Academy By Bruce Deitrick Price Many pundits note that our public schools are sunk in mediocrity. Bill Gates concluded the schools are so bad they threaten the country's economic future. Less often noted is the obtuseness of so much that goes on in the schools. Professors of education seem to prefer flimsy theories and counter-productive methods. Then, to excuse the pervasive failure, the elite educators blame parents, kids, teachers, TV, popular culture, computers, and everything but their


Cutty Sark blaze treated as ‘suspicious’

Monday, May 21, 2007 The Cutty Sark, one of the most famous historic sailing ships in the world, was seriously damaged by fire in the early hours of Monday morning, May 21, 2007. The 19th century ship, which is in dry dock in Greenwich, London, England, set a speed record during its working days, and has been a popular tourist attraction for many years. The fire brigade was first called to the blaze on the tea clipper at 4:45 a.m. BST and reported that the flames had been extinguished by 7:00 a.m., but firefighters were still on the scene damping down at 8.30 a.m. The blaz


Bodies of victims of Typhoon Fengshen appear on Philippine shores

Thursday, June 26, 2008 As the National Disaster Coordinating Agency continues to evaluate the reports coming from regions all over the Philippines, bodies of those who drowned or perished while at sea have started to float into the shores of islands in Central Philippines. On Thursday, the Philippines Coast Guard reported that villagers recovered 124 bodies whose identities are still uncertain. Advanced decomposition has made identification difficult for authorities and, fearing a health epidemic, all of the bodies were immediately buried in makeshift graves. The identifi


Tax evasion investigators raid Google’s Paris headquarters

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Dozens of tax investigators raided Google's offices in French capital Paris yesterday as part of a probe into the company's alleged tax evasion. The raid was conducted by investigators from the state financial prosecutor's office assisted by 25 information technology (IT) experts, according to officials. "The investigation aims to verify whether Google Ireland Ltd has a permanent base in France" the prosecutor's office said, "and if, by not declaring parts of its activities carried out in France, it failed its fiscal obligations[...]". Google, a sub


FC Barcelona defeats Sevilla FC 5-4 to win UEFA Super Cup 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015 On Wednesday, Catalonia-based football club FC Barcelona defeated Seville-based football club Sevilla 5–4 to win the 2015 UEFA Super Cup. The match was held in Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena in the city of Tbilisi, Georgia. Pedro, who may leave for Manchester United, scored the winning goal of the match in the 115th minute. This was the fifth UEFA Super cup won by Barcelona. Barcelona had stronger possession of the ball in front of Sevilla. The match saw nine yellow cards, four for Barcelona players and five for Sevilla players. A total of 41 fouls


New bridge lowered into position as East London line extension work progresses

Saturday, March 29, 2008 Work to extend the East London railway line reached a significant milestone today as a new bridge was lowered into position over a street in Shoreditch, London. The line, previously part of the London Undeground, is being extended to become part of the London Overground network. The 350 tonne, 35 metre long tied arch bridge required the use of Britain's largest mobile crane to get it into position. Transport for London project manager Barrie Noble said, "I've been in this business a good many years and have led a fair few extraordinary projects, bu


Judge orders residents and city to come to agreement on partially collapsed building in Buffalo, New York

Thursday, June 19, 2008 Buffalo, New York — Judge Justice Christopher Burns of the New York State Supreme Court has ordered a halt to an emergency demolition on a 19th century stable and livery on 428-430 Jersey Street in Buffalo, New York that partially collapsed on Wednesday June 11, initially causing at least 15 homes to be evacuated. At least two homes remain evacuated. Burns orders that both the city and the group Save The Livery (www.savethelivery.com) have to come to an agreement on what to do with the building, and try to work out ways of saving at least some porti


Pop culture celebrated at Fan Expo Canada 2016 in Toronto

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 The 22nd Fan Expo Canada took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre this weekend, attracting thousands to the event, one of the most popular in North America. Crossing between the genres of science fiction, horror, anime, fantasy and comics, the event sprawled throughout all corners of the facility. Hundreds of vendors offered products new and old, joined by celebrity guests like Stan Lee, Mark Hamill, and Margaret Atwood. Various local fan organizations were there in a charitable capacity, and thousands of fans donned costumes, many of


Prevent A Tax Levy And Pay Your Irs Debt

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Debian to shutdown public File Transfer Protocol services

Friday, April 28, 2017 Debian, a free and open source (FOSS) Linux-based operating system, on Tuesday announced they are to shut down Debian's public File Transfer Protocol (FTP) in November, via their official website. The public FTPs are to be redirected to Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) from November 1. On Debian's announcement list, Cédric Boutillier, a Debian developer, called the file transfer protocol "inefficient", saying "FTP servers have no support for caching or acceleration." Boutillier also added that FTP servers are rarely used. For over a decade, Debian