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02
Jun
Naoto Kan remains the Japan Prime Minister after the no-confidence vote

The Japanese Prime Minister, Naoto Kan, survived the no-confidence vote from the Parliament. The motion was launched by the opposite parties and it dropped down with a big difference, much more than the officials anticipated, with 293 votes for his remaining and 152 against him. After Thursday’s vote, Naoto Kan remains the country’s Prime Minister, according to Reuters. He said in an official statement that he will resign anyway after the... [read news]

31
May
75 bodies discovered from the Air France plane crashed two years ago

In first of June 2009, an Air France plane crashed and plugged into The Atlantic Ocean. All the 228 persons that were on board died, but the wreck was discovered this year, after the search was performed by a submarine robot. 75 bodies were recovered from the wreck that had fallen in the Brazil coast two years ago, said an official of the French victims group,  Robert Soulas, for CNN. He said that after two years, maybe it was better for the... [read news]

25
May
122 death in Joplin after the tornado

Joplin town in Missouri is facing its most powerful tornado from the history. Also, according to the expert’s estimation, this natural disaster is the eighth most serious natural catastrophe from the United States history. The total balance shows at least 122 death and more than 750 people hurt, an official statement showed on Tuesday. On the Enhanced Fujita scale, the instrument that measures the intensity of a tornado, the one from Joplin is... [read news]

18
May
Over 500 emigrants in two trucks in Mexico

The police from Mexico, in the south city Chiapas, found more than 500 illegal emigrants that were traveling in two trailers trucks. According to their first conclusions, the people were traveling in very dangerous condition, jeopardizing their life and safety. The 513 emigrants had as a destination The United States. The majority of them were suffering for dehydration because of the lack of air and the poor conditions. They were into the... [read news]

17
May
Emergency landing for a Cathay Pacific airplane

An Airbus A330 of Cathay Pacific from Hong Kong, with 136 passengers on the board, had an emergency landing after one on the engines was on fire. The airplane was taking off from Singapore and it was heading for Jakarta. After almost 20 minutes, the lights were down and the plane started shaking very bad. The passengers felt a smoke smell and the panic. On the plane it was a Reuters journalist too, with his wife and the three kids. He... [read news]

16
May
The political consequences of the IMF Chief's arresting

The accusations that the Chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is facing could mean the end of his political career? The news that shocked all the European officials has a great political impact on France, were he was the main competitor of Nicolas Sarkozy at the next Presidential election from 2012. According to the analysts, even though the accusation might be untrue, the political career of Strauss-Kahn is... [read news]

13
May
Bomb attack in Pakistan. More than 69 people are dead

Taliban militants are taking action after the killing of Osama bin Laden. At a force academy from the north part of Pakistan, a suicide man on a motorcycle detonated a bomb and in this attach more than 69 people were killed. The bomb incident was claimed by the al-Qaeda militants, as a response to their leader's death on May 2 from Abbottabad. This is the first terrorist action of the Taliban since the American raid in witch Osama bin Laden... [read news]

05
May
IQ tests measure motivation, as well as intelligence

A recent study confirms that IQ (intelligence quotient) tests measure other traits besides intelligence. The most obvious and important of these traits is motivation. The results of IQ tests are significantly influenced by the amount of effort the taker puts into the test. Therefore, if the taker isn't motivated enough to work for these results, the outcome might be poor, and not a true reflection of his/her intelligence. Hence, motivation... [read news]

05
May
Commuting to work affects job satisfaction

A recent US survey shows that, for most employees, having to commute to work every day has a negative impact on job satisfaction. The Workforce Institute commissioned the study, which examines the commuting habits of US employees. The results indicate that commuting plays an important part in the way workers relate to their job. According to the Harris Interactive survey, 4% of the employees have called in sick at some point because they didn't... [read news]

02
May
More flooding for the mid-South

Mid-South and Ohio Valley will be facing more flooding and twisters. The forecasters said that the disaster of this week is not gone, it will continue to threaten the people. In Arkansas, at least ten people were killed by the tornadoes and flooding this week. According to a private forecaster firm, 24 tornadoes were reported in Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas. There are houses destroyed, the cars, tractors are blown off the road and the people... [read news]


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