Bangladesh security tightened following Pilkhana massacre and Bashundhara City fire

Friday, March 20, 2009 Following the Pilkhana massacre which occurred February 25 and 26 leaving 74 dead and the inferno at the Bashundhara City shopping mall complex March 13 leaving seven dead, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said security measures are being tightened countrywide across Bangladesh. Fire drills will be enacted at all key-point installations (KPI). […]
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Security threats directed at US Democrats

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is looking into threats made against Democratic members of the US House of Representatives. The threats were directed at members of Congress who supported the recent health care reform legislation. Virginia’s 5th district representative Tom Perriello’s brother’s home had its gas line cut early […]
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Oil in Alberta spill may be carcinogenic

Wednesday, August 10, 2005 The province of Alberta, Canada is considering legal action against Canadian National Railway for failing to warn that a derailment last week contaminated Wabamun Lake with a hazardous chemical. The 700,000 litres of heavy Bunker C fuel oil that spilled into the lake asphyxiated birds and killed fish. In addition, one […]
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