Hungarian Jews threaten boycott of official Holocaust events The Hungarian Jewish Congregations' Association (Mazsihisz) decided to stay away from events marking the 70th anniversary of June 1944, when 437,000 Jews were sent to Nazi death camps within weeks, and set conditions for a change of position. In total ... 02/8/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
Chinese official sentenced to death on graft charges BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese municipal official was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for accepting more than $1 million in bribes, the official news agency reported on Thursday, highlighting the government's efforts to crackdown on graft. 01/22/2014 - 8:23 pm | View Link
Official: 92 immigrant bodies found in Niger It took weeks for authorities to learn of the tragedy and for recovery teams to reach the distant site ... came Monday when officials reported that 35 people died but the death toll rose when more bodies were recovered from the desert. 11/1/2013 - 7:25 pm | View Link
Mali river disaster toll soars to 72: Official Bamako: The death toll from last week's river boat sinking in Mali, one of the worst ever in the country, has jumped from 39 to 72, an official said, after more bodies were discovered inside the wreck. "There are now 72 dead, 11 lightly injured and 210 ... 10/18/2013 - 6:09 pm | View Link
Mumbai building collapse death toll hits 33: official MUMBAI: The death toll from the collapse of a five-storey apartment block in Mumbai rose to 33 as rescuers frantically searched for around two dozen others trapped beneath the rubble, officials said Saturday. Alok Avasthy of the National Disaster ... 09/28/2013 - 5:30 am | View Link
List of wars and anthropogenic disasters by death toll ... This is a list of wars and anthropogenic disasters by death toll. It covers the lowest estimate of death as well as the highest estimate, the name of the event, the ... 04/20/2014 - 5:07 am | View Website
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UN News Centre Headquarters closed Friday for official UN holiday… Monday, UN spokesperson briefs press in New York… Tuesday, UN marks International Mother Earth Day… 04/19/2014 - 2:34 pm | View Website
List of accidents and disasters by death toll This is a list of accidents and disasters by death toll. It shows the number of fatalities associated with various explosions, structural fires, flood disasters, coal ... 04/19/2014 - 12:47 pm | View Website
Chief of Police Rob Hall took delivery of the agency's Zero Dual Sport police motorcycle in February and its specs are impressive: an all-electric bike that can reach speeds as high as 95 miles per hour and can be driven for 130 miles on one charge.
The quiet motor of the electric bike also gives the officer a distinct advantage over a suspect they are trying to apprehend.
The nearly $21,000 price tag clearly put the bike out of the range of the small town's budget, but Hall said the purchase was financed with money recouped by Virginia in a $1.5 billion settlement reached in U.
New partial results released in Afghanistan's presidential election show candidate Abdullah Abdullah still is the front-runner, though a runoff election will be likely.
Abdullah, President Hamid Karzai's top rival in the country's last election, has 44 percent of the vote tallied.
A judge has dismissed a Massachusetts couple's lawsuit against the operators of a New Hampshire ski area, saying the companies can't be held liable for a crash between a ski instructor and a teenage boy.