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7/17/2011 #151
Lord Kelvin

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7/17/2011 #152
Lord Kelvin

LulzSec hacked the Sun's website a few hours ago, making a fake headline that Rupert Murdoch was found dead.

http://uk.news.yahoo.com/computer-hackers-hijack-suns-website-015733690.html

7/18/2011 #153
Lord Kelvin

Apple announced today that they cease development of the economy-grade MacBook.

MacBook Air and MacBook Mini were updated.

7/20/2011 #154
Lord Kelvin

An explosion occurred earlier today in Oslo, the capital of Norway, next to the national government building. At least two people were found dead with more injured.

Reports suggest it was a car bomb.

7/22/2011 #155
Lord Kelvin

To add to the previous emergency, a person dressed as a policeman started shooting in a Norwegian children's camp. 4 people were shot.

An act of terrorism is being considered as Norway got warnings from Al Qaeda despite hosting the Nobel Peace Prize and settling international conflicts.

7/22/2011 #156
Lord Kelvin

The chief of police in Oslo made an update on the situation. 84 children in the youth camp were shot by a man dressed as a policeman with a machine pistol. The camp was organised on a small lake island by the country's leading political party and expected to house Norwegian politicians of the future. According to a survivor, the campers were trying to swim from the island or take cover behind small hills and rocks while the gunman was shooting. The survivor described the gun as a sniper rifle, but forensics disagree.

7 people are reported dead in Oslo, where the HQ of the government was heavily damaged, nearly all windows busted and documents flying in the street.

7/23/2011 . Edited 7/23/2011 #157
petrochemicals

Perpetrator of the Oslo attacks and the island shootings are now believed to be the same person, and is in state custody. Possible motives include nationalism, as the perpetrator is a known member of far-right nationalist organisations, contrary to the initial suspicions of an extremist Islamist attack. CNN states that the official state press has stated that anti-multiculturalism may be the issue.

The bomb that aimed for the Prime Minister's office in Oslo was manufactured from six tons of fertilizers, which contains nitrous compounds that can be used for bomb manufacturing. The fertilizer manufacturer regrets the sale of their products to the farm manager.

Libya has stated that Norway is breeding terrorism on their soil by taking part in the NATO effort to aid the anti-government forces. Other nations has expressed condolences.

This has set the record for the single most deadliest civilian shooting spree in history, surpassing that of a South Korean incident in which a disgruntled police officer murdered 50+ people in the 1980s.

7/23/2011 . Edited 7/23/2011 #158
Aron

Cadel Evans has won the Tour de France on the back of his legendary time trial effort yesterday, the first Australian to ever hold the title.

(Suck on that, Europe~)

7/24/2011 #159
Sputnik Writer

From the BBC, I shit you not.

The great teddy bear shipwreck mystery

In 1903, 3,000 teddy bears were sent by ship from Germany to America only for them to disappear. Some claim the bears were the first ever made and would now be the most valuable in the world. So what happened to them?

7/25/2011 #160
Lord Kelvin

The Swedish police arrested a man for trying to split an atom in his kitchen. He claims to have been ignorant of the law and didn't know it was illegal to keep uranium and other radioactive substances in his apartment.

According to the man, he was trying to build a small nuclear reactor for months and, concerned about his own actions, sent a letter to the government. They responded by sending a police squad ASAP. If he is found guilty, he'll have up to two years in jail.

8/4/2011 #161
Elizabeth Burke

So what happened to them?

They are now appearing on the Antiques Roadshow. They appraised one for a guy a few weeks back. I forget what it went for, but the appraiser was absolutely giddy.

8/4/2011 #162
Ten ways to spoil dinner

The entire police force of this Mexican town have quit.

http://news.yahoo.com/mexico-towns-police-force-quits-attack-232518398.html

8/5/2011 #163
Lord Kelvin

Standard & Poor's downgraded the USA's debt rating from AAA to AA+. This is the first time in history America's rating is lowered, despite furious lobbying.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/richard-adams-blog/2011/aug/06/us-credit-rating-downgrade-debt

8/6/2011 #164
Georgasaurus

Thanks, Tallz~

--

Live news feed of the London riots. Updates and reports here on this link:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14449675

8/9/2011 . Edited 8/9/2011 #165
Shanrock

Either the rioting achieved some form of organisation, or some choice Brits are taking matters further into their own hands in trying to prolong the riots:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/blog/2011/aug/09/london-riots-day-four-live-blog#block-30

8/9/2011 #166
wach

Taking a break from news on the riots in England. It's trying, isn't it?

http://newsfeed.time.com/2011/08/10/petition-calls-for-sesame-streets-bert-and-ernie-to-be-married/#0_undefined,0_

8/10/2011 #167
Lord Kelvin

A middle-aged man went forward to repeat the Norwegian disaster in Estonia. He began shooting in the Estonian Ministry of Defence and was ready to blow everyone up with amateur explosives. Thankfully, the ministry's security worked and he was soon locked out behind armoured doors. Special forces later stormed the building.

8/12/2011 #168
Lord Kelvin

A Chinese tech store was selling counterfeit iPhone 5 for $31 per unit. The original 5th model is still in development and the Chinese would have to pay four times more.

8/12/2011 #169
Sputnik Writer

You see, this was three miles down the road from me, and someone needs to give this man his pills back before he decides to help us all join his alien overlords with the help of a shotgun.

http://www.wetherbynews.co.uk/news/wetherby/ufo_sighting_on_trip_to_bin_1_3671036

8/12/2011 #170
Jebbykins

Jani Lane of the glam rock band Warrant died yesterday. He was 47 years old.

Never again will he sing "Cherry Pie"...

8/12/2011 #171
Sputnik Writer

England are the number one test nation in the world after beating India by an innings and 242 runs.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket/14516554.stm

8/13/2011 #172
Lord Kelvin

Google bought Motorola for $12.5bn.

8/15/2011 #173
petrochemicals

Katy Perry has achieved Billboard history with five #1 hits from one album.

...

8/21/2011 #174
Bitter Sea Light

An earth quake happened near Alaska. They have issued a tsunami warning.

http://news.yahoo.com/7-1-magnitude-quake-strikes-off-alaska-usgs-113023925.html

9/2/2011 #175
Sputnik Writer

Euro 2012 Qualifier

Bulgaria 0 England 3

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/14770875.stm

9/2/2011 #176
Sputnik Writer

Barclays Premier League

Bolton Wanderers 0 Manchester United 5

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/eng_prem/14773055.stm

9/10/2011 #177
Aron

Sam Stosur has become the first Australian women in over 30 years to win a tennis Grand Slam, beating a verbally abusive Serena Williams in straight sets.

http://wwos.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=8297296

9/11/2011 #178
Sputnik Writer

British man jailed for 18 weeks for 'Trolling'.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2011/09/14/jail-for-internet-troll-who-left-sickening-messages-on-tribute-pages-for-dead-children-115875-23418709/

(Sorry the link is so long)

9/14/2011 #179
Sputnik Writer

Barclays Premier League

Manchester United 3 Chelsea 1

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/eng_prem/14869914.stm

9/18/2011 #180
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