Thursday, January 15, 2009 18:47
Icon Of Individuality Who Will Live Forever As "The Prisoner"
Fans of the cult 1960's TV show The Prisoner are today mourning the
death of Patrick McGoohan, who passed away aged 80 after a short illness,
but the role embodied by McGoohan as "Number 6" will live
on as an icon of individuality and freedom in an increasingly totalitarian
and controlling society.
information sheds more light on GOP IT guru’s tragic death
New information surrounding the December plane crash which killed GOP
internet consultant Michael Connell casts doubt on some of the rumors
and speculation surrounding his death but doesn’t close the books
on the circumstances surrounding the Republican technology star’s
’shells UN building’ The UN headquarters in Gaza has reportedly
been set ablaze after being hit by Israeli shells. Witnesses and UN
officials said the United Nations Relief and Work Agency building was
being used as a shelter for civilians fleeing the bombardment of the
Palestinian enclave when it was struck.
USA TODAY on the Brink of Bankruptcy? The Gannett Company, the nation’s largest newspaper publisher,
said on Wednesday that it would force thousands of its employees to
take a week off without pay in an effort to avoid layoffs.
killed, latest victims in Mexico drug war
Eleven men, including a university student athlete, have been killed
since Tuesday in the last drug-related violence to hit near the US border
in northern Mexico, officials said.
there life on Mars?
Nasa scientists have detected 'plumes' of methane gas on Mars, raising
hopes of finding evidence of life on the Red Planet, it was claimed
Court Rules Wiretapping Power Legal
A federal intelligence court, in a rare public opinion, is expected
to issue a major ruling validating the power of the president and
Congress to wiretap international phone calls and intercept e-mail
messages without a court order, even when Americans’ private
communications may be involved, according to a person with knowledge
of the opinion.
Active Duty Troops To Patrol DC For Inauguration
An unprecedented security blanket has been draped over the US capital
for Barack Obama’s inauguration next week, and the threat
level to the country’s first black president is expected to
remain high well beyond his swearing-in.
appeals to community, defends murder charge against BART cop
Alameda County District Attorney Tom Orloff, at a Wednesday press
conference, announced that a police officer involved in the fatal
New Year's Day shooting of a citizen was on his way back to California
after being arrested and waiving extradition in Douglas County,
Nevada. The officer, Johannes Mehserle, was reportedly hiding out
in the Lake Tahoe area after receiving death threats.