Saturday, 24 May 2008

Video: Winner Eurovision 2008 Russia - Dima Bilan - Believing (Youtube)

Russian 2008 Eurovision Winning entry.

Video: Germany, German Couple Try To Sell Baby on Ebay

Police quiz mum who put baby on eBay (The West Australian)
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German police are investigating a couple after they offered their eight-month-old son for sale on internet auction site eBay. Renee Beck, a police spokesman in the Bavarian town of Krumbach west of Munich, said on Saturday the 23-year-old woman told them it was only a joke.

Police remove baby after parents try to sell him on eBay (WTOL 11 Toledo)
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Authorities in southern Germany have taken custody of a 7-month-old boy after his parents posted an ad on eBay offering to sell him for...

German parents post baby on eBay for 1 euro (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Authorities in southern Germany said Saturday they have taken custody of a 7-month-old boy after his parents posted an ad on eBay offering to sell him for one euro, the equivalent of $1.57.

Thursday, 22 May 2008

Video: Wildfire Santa Cruz County Mountains "Summit Fire" Heading Towards Corralitos

Behind thick smoke seen throughout the South Bay, dramatic scenes of angst and disbelief unfolded from Summit Road to Eureka Canyon, where fire officials said the blaze was moving late Thursday as it headed toward the Santa Cruz County
town of Corralitos. Read more from the source:

Wildfire In Santa Cruz Mountains Cause Evacuations (CBS 13 Sacramento)
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A wind-whipped wildfire burning out of control threatened several homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains on Thursday, closing schools and prompting some evacuations. The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the Sacramento Valley.

Wildfire in Santa Cruz Mountains prompts evacuations (San Francisco Chronicle)
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Gusty winds fanned a wildfire Thursday that burned at least 10 homes and more than 3,000 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains, whose rugged terrain frustrated firefighters' efforts to get a handle on the fast-moving blaze. About 1,400 homes were under evacuation...

Wednesday, 21 May 2008

Video: Dog and Parrot Fight Over Dinner

Dog and Parrot Fight Over Dinner (the left over spaghetti fight)

Tuesday, 20 May 2008

Video: Senator Robert Byrd Moved To Tears Over Edward (Ted) Kennedy Brain Tumour

Senator Robert Byrd was moved to tears over the news that Ted Kennedy has a brain tumour.

Video: Florida Fires, Everglades Wildfire 05/20/08

Everglades fire growing, but visibility improves (AP via Yahoo! News)
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South Florida's smoky skies cleared slightly Tuesday despite a growing wildfire in Everglades National Park, but officials still advised children, the elderly and people with breathing problems to stay indoors.

South Florida smoky as fire scorches Everglades (USA Today)
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A massive and smoky wildfire burned in the Everglades early Tuesday, prompting health warnings across South Florida and the evacuation of two detention centers.

Wildfire scorches Florida Everglades, prompts health warnings (CNews)
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MIAMI - A massive and smoky wildfire continues to burn in the Florida Everglades, prompting health warnings across the southern part of the state. Smoke and fog advisories have been issued across South Florida.