If the area were found less than pleasant to residents – with some photographed sitting on a backyard deck above straw and pieces of trash - a billboard perched in the area recommended moving to Staten Island. … [Read more...] about What a dump! Astonishing photos of New York Harbour in the 1970s reveal man’s former dumping grounds
"Under the Bill, a civil pecuniary penalty will be imposed on online content hosts that do not comply with an issued take-down notice in relation to objectionable online content. This change will bring online content hosts in line with the expectations of businesses operating in New Zealand as they relate to physical analogue content classified as objectionable." … [Read more...] about New Zealand introduces Bill to block violent extremist content
Search aboard cargo ship ends with no Pakistani stowaways found - so what were those 'knocking' sounds?Multi-agency search of cargo ship's containers turn up nothingVille D'Aquarius arrived yesterday in Newark as crewmembers reported hearing knocking from what may have been peopleCoast Guard spokeswoman says officials knocked on container in routine check and 'heard a knocking back'Ship came into Newark after stops in India, Pakistan and EgyptSecurity concerns raised after suspect arrested last year, who claimed he stowed away on a ship that arrived in same port By Daily Mail Reporter … [Read more...] about Search aboard cargo ship ends with no Pakistani stowaways found – so what were those ‘knocking’ sounds?
Ho lost his gambling monopoly in 2002 when Macau was opened up to competition, three years after the enclave returned to Chinese rule. STDM’s main asset, SJM, is facing increasing competition from the other five licensed operators in Macau including U.S. billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s Sands China (1928.HK). … [Read more...] about Casino king Stanley Ho: the man who built the gambling hub of Macau
1999 March The Rev Sean Fortune commits suicide in prison while awaiting trial on 66 criminal charges of molesting and raping 29 boys in the south-eastern Ferns diocese. One victim, Colm O'Gorman, a former altar boy, launches the victims' support group One in Four. It lobbies government for investigations into abuse cases, particularly in Ferns. … [Read more...] about Timeline: Investigations into child abuse in the Irish Catholic church