Cookie the cat disappeared in March 2013 from the southern French town of Grasse. Owner Dan Bouchery had brought Cookie with her for a three-month hotel stay, but the cat disappeared when she left him briefly in the courtyard.
“I thought someone had stolen him,” Bouchery said.
Bouchery received the call in August, but didn’t get Cookie back immediately.
“[The woman who found him] wanted to keep him, but […]
Top Russian oil producer Rosneft’s Chief Executive Igor Sechin will fly to Vienna on Nov. 25, just two days before the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meets in the city to debate the plunge in oil prices.
The surprise announcement from the state-backed firm raised speculation that Sechin, a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, will discuss coordinating with OPEC to try stem the near 30 percent drop in […]
The city’s first Ebola patient initially lied to authorities about his travels around the city following his return from treating disease victims in Africa, law-enforcement sources said. Dr. Craig Spencer at first told officials that he isolated himself in his Harlem apartment — and didn’t admit he rode the subways, dined out and went bowling until cops looked at his MetroCard the sources said. “He told the authorities that […]
The city’s first Ebola patient initially lied to authorities about his travels around the city following his return from treating disease victims in Africa, law-enforcement sources said.
Dr. Craig Spencer at first told officials that he isolated himself in his Harlem apartment — and didn’t admit he rode the subways, dined out and went bowling until cops looked at his MetroCard the sources said.
Here’s another one that cares […]
Nigeria: Ebola Virus Spreads to Enugu, 21 Quarantined A nurse who ignored medical advice not to travel to Enugu on the grounds of having a contact with the late Liberian Patrick Sawyer who brought Ebola Virus to Lagos has caused an apprehension in Enugu, as her decision to travel to Enugu has led to another development. … Information minister, Mr. Labaran Maku, who disclosed this after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) […]
Washington, D.C.—Something quite unexpected happened just hours ago, in the dark of night, during a two-day layover in Washington, DC. My son and I are scheduled to take part in a seminar outside of Raleigh, North Carolina this weekend, so we combined our travels to include a side-trip to DC for a business meeting we had previously arranged. It was during this layover that something seemingly ripped from the pages […]
Is it any wonder that many small and medium sized businesses are moving out of California? In the recent elections, California Voters Sock It To The Rich. As the Wall Street Journal noted, some are promising businesses a better life elsewhere. Being courted must be refreshing but it is important for a company and its owners to have reasonable expectations and to budget for drilling down into California’s rules.
The economic crisis in Greece continues to weigh on the country’s 11.3 million citizens — with Prime Minister Samaras desperately trying to secure additional time to get the nation’s books in order.
A Business Insider reader traveling in Thessaloniki, Greece submitted pictures of his travels through the country this week.
If nothing less, the images are a reminder that the renewed conversation Eurozone leaders are having over the Greek bailout has massive impact on a very […]
Mike Snider usatoday.com July 16, 2012
Followers of the Mars rover can now experience their own “seven minutes of terror” using their Xbox 360 video game system and Kinect motion controller.
The descent and landing of the rover Curiosity, expected to reach Mars on Aug. 5, has been described as “seven minutes of terror” by those at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
To get gamers engaged with the […]
Raul Ilargi Mendoz, The Automatic Earth
I like that title, The Truth About Europe: There Is No Solution. But I don’t think it can all be summed up, the reasons why I mean, in one article. So I think I’ll make it a running series. Still, whatever data we can look at, past, present and future, none of it will make an essential difference. The title stands: There Is No Solution […]