Earthquake hits Taiwan

Earthquake hits Taiwan

Earthquake hits Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan – A powerful 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked southern Taiwan on Thursday, terrifying residents, disrupting communications and triggering at least one large fire. Sixty-four people were injured, the National Fire Agency said.

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Nicolas Chartier’s has been rescinded from Oscars

Nicolas Chartier's invitation to the 82nd annual Academy Awards has been rescinded.

Nicolas Chartier's invitation to the 82nd annual Academy Awards has been rescinded.

Monday the Academy decided that it would rescind only Chartier’s invitation, “stopping short” of pulling “The Hurt Locker” out of the running altogether.

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Rick Perry for the third time? (taxas elections results 2010)

Rick Perry - Elections results

Rick Perry - Elections results

Poll Results on Primary Day that match recent polls is the most likely outcome.  The many recent polls showed Rick Perry with overwhelming support  among Republican voters, but not the 50% margin required to end the race.

As Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison herself commented, her party had tried hard enough to win, but could not hold ground.

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eco house = a better world

Build your eco house

Build your eco house

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Landslide in Uganda kills many peoples

Uganda landslide

Uganda landslide

The death toll in a landslide in eastern Uganda has risen to 55, as the search and rescue efforts for hundreds of missing continues.

Head of Uganda’s Red Cross, Michael Nataka, said Tuesday that the landslide has buried three villages in Bududa district near Mount Elgon.

Officials fear the rain-triggered landslide in the mountainous region, which lies some 275 kilometers (170 miles) east of the capital, Kampala, may have buried another 350 people.

Officials expect more landslides in the coming weeks, as further heavy rains were in the forecast for the region.

Landslides are part of life in Uganda during the rainy season, but the latest instance has been considered quite serious for its high number of victims.

Update: the numbers of deads growing

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Some interesting Commercial

Save the World Commercial

Save the World Commercial

Save the World Commercial

Save the World Commercial

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Texas elections

Diane Thorpe - Texas election

Diane Thorpe - Texas election

Diane Thorpe, candidate for State House District 98 (against Vicki Truitt), leaves Woodland Springs Elementary after voting. She is with her family, daughter Amanda Mae (age 4), husband Michael and daughter Samantha Jo (age 6).

Rich DeOtte

Rich DeOtte

Rich DeOtte, candidate for state house in District 98 against Vicki Truitt, campaigns at the Grapevine Community Activities Center

Giovanni Capriglione

Giovanni Capriglione

Candidate for state representative Giovanni Capriglione (cq, right) with friend and supporter J. Corwin Mills (cq, left) dressed as a “tax protester from Boston” wave to passing cars on Colleyville Blvd in front of polling place First Baptist Church in Colleyville

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