Good, Bad, and Ugly

Erroneous Giffords report

January 11, 2011

US Rep. Giffords shot dead in Arizona, gunman held

USA-SHOOTING/CONGRESSWOMANTUCSON, Ariz., Jan 8 (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona died after being shot in the head while meeting constituents at a grocery store in Tucson, NPR reported on Saturday.

Galileo and the Bible

January 10, 2011

God was behind Big Bang, universe no accident: Pope

ITALY-GALILEO/VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – God’s mind was behind complex scientific theories such as the Big Bang, and Christians should reject the idea that the universe came into being by accident, Pope Benedict said on Thursday.

A death at the zoo

January 7, 2011

Zebra the latest fatality at Canadian zoo

KENYA/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – A zebra has died of unknown causes at a Canadian zoo that has come under fire for several animal fatalities in recent years, officials said on Friday.

Mystery plane?

January 3, 2011

Mystery plane prompts Capitol evacuation, scramble of jets

USA-TAXES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A mystery airplane prompted an evacuation of the Capitol building and scrambling of military fighter jets on Saturday but authorities said the false alarm was caused by a commercial airliner briefly losing radio contact.

He didn’t win…

December 29, 2010

Michelle Williams still asks why Heath Ledger died

LEISURE CANDY PREMIEREThe 30 year-old actress, whose romance with Ledger blossomed on the set of “Brokeback Mountain” in roles for which they both received Oscar nominations (he won supporting actor), said she had found “meaning in things and people and relationships that have sprung up and friendships that have strengthened.

Curbing rocket fire?

December 27, 2010

Kindergarten near-miss highlights Gaza risks

PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/VIOLENCEHamas spurns permanent coexistence with the Jewish state, but its men have tried to curb the rocket fire from Gaza in recent years. Smaller groups continue to carry out attacks.

Be our guests?

December 20, 2010

Snow and ice ground flights in Europe

GERMANY/In Germany, Frankfurt airport operator Fraport said 470 flights had been canceled on Sunday so far and a worsening of weather conditions was expected from noon onwards.

Quit while you’re a head…

December 16, 2010

Embalmed head of France’s King Henri IV found

BRITAIN-KING/HEADCharlier said three “cutting wounds” were also visible, corresponding to the separation of the head from the body by a revolutionary in 1793.

Pearl Harbor?

December 8, 2010

PEARLHARBOR/ANNIVERSARYI have been looking over your site today and cannot find a single article relating to Pearl Harbor day in the U.S.

The wrong church?

December 7, 2010

gbu wrong churchCould you please correct the picture posted with this article?

The picture is of the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada, which in no way is connected to the story.