May 17, 2022

SEPTA buys rail cars from NJ Transit to deal with crowding

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 As gas prices have risen in the United States, the regional transport authority for southeastern Pennsylvania, SEPTA, has seen a sharp increase in ridership, which has caused overcrowding on the trains. “As fuel prices have continued to rise, SEPTA ridership has steadily increased and is the highest in 18 years,” said […]

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May 15, 2022

Why Retirement Planning Is Important}

Read An Opinion On: Best Insurance Company Why Retirement Planning is Important by Nimisha KarnikRetirement is something that very few people think about when they’re employed. By the time they do start thinking about retirement, it is usually too late. If you’re currently employed or even newly employed but haven’t started thinking about your retirement, […]

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May 13, 2022

Dermot Mannion becomes new Aer Lingus CEO

Saturday, April 23, 2005 Dermot Mannion has been named the new Chief Executive of Ireland’s national carrier, Aer Lingus. Mr. Mannion, 47, will take up the post in August 2005. Aer Lingus almost went bankrupt in 2002, but a major cost-cutting effort by former CEO Willie Walshe lead to a dramatic turnaround in the airline’s […]

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May 12, 2022

ISS Expedition 10 returns to Earth

Monday, April 25, 2005 With two space walks, 78 million miles and six months on board the International Space Station under their belts, Commander-Science Officer Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov, the station’s 10th crew, landed in Kazakhstan in a Soyuz spacecraft at 6:08 p.m. EDT Sunday. Also returning was European Space Agency Astronaut […]

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May 12, 2022

Preliminary hearing against Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, October 2, 2006 “Court date […]

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May 10, 2022

Local council in Australia rejects McDonald’s development plan

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 The development application for a McDonald’s restaurant at Minyama, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast in Australia, has been rejected by the Sunshine Coast Regional Council. “We knocked back a Hungry Jack’s on Nicklin Way because of the nuisance code,” said divisional councilor Chris Thompson. “We already have a 24-hour McDonald’s at Mooloolaba, […]

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May 7, 2022

China warns US to avoid trade confrontation

Tuesday, May 22, 2007 Speaking in Washington Tuesday at the conclusion of the China-U.S. trade summit, Chinese Vice Premier Wu Yi warned the U.S. not to pursue a ‘blame game’ in continued trade negotiations. “We should not easily blame the other side for our own domestic problems,” Wu said, speaking through an interpreter. “Confrontation does […]

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May 5, 2022

Exercising With A Bulging Disc In The Lower Back

Read An Opinion On: Quantity Surveyor Melbourne By Patrick Foote With professional supervision, incorporating exercises into a treatment plan can help ease pain caused by a bulging disc in your lower back. It may seem counterproductive to exercise when suffering with a bulging disc, particularly if you are in a lot of discomfort, but the […]

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