Tag: "year"

Made a whole-year linear 2018 calendar

I've been using a printed linear calendar for years now to help me visualize the entire year while planning trips, projects and events.After some of my friends got into using it too I figured there may be others out there keen on try this out.

15-year-old girl shot in Texas school; 16-year-old boy in custody

The girl was airlifted to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas following the shooting in the town of Italy, some 45 miles (70 kilometers) south of Dallas, said Sgt.Lee Joffre, superintendent of the Italy Independent School District, which has about 600 students, said the shooter left the building immediately after opening fire.

Razzies 2018: The worst movies of last year

A Madea Halloween star Tyler Perry adds some testosterone to the worst actress slate, which also includes Katherine Heigl (Unforgettable), Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades Darker), Jennifer Lawrence (mother!READ MORE: * Fifty Shades of Grey and Pixels among Razzie Awards' 'worst picture' nominees * Transformers tops Razzies 'worst film' nominees * It's a father-son fail fest at the Razzies * Cameron Diaz wins first Razzie award as cinema's worst recognised

Transformers films have a long history with the Razzies.

Richest 1% made 82% of wealth created last year: Oxfam

PARIS: The world’s richest one per cent raked in 82 per cent of the wealth created last year while the poorest half of the population received none, Oxfam said Monday, as the world’s elite prepared to mingle at the World Economic Forum in Davos.“The billionaire boom is not a sign of a thriving economy but a symptom of a failing economic system,” Oxfam executive director Winnie Byanyima said in a statement.

One year on, victims of Gambian dictator demand justice

Since Jammeh was forced into exile in Equatorial Guinea a year ago, the victims of his brutal rule have been driving the demand for justice.To learn how they managed it, members of the Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations met with the Chadian victims that led that campaign.

New 508-million-year-old bristle worm found at Burgess Shale fossil site in B.C.

(source: Royal Ontario Museum / Drawing by Danielle Dufault)

Colette Derworiz, The Canadian Press

Published Monday, January 22, 2018 12:36PM EST

Last Updated Monday, January 22, 2018 3:45PM EST

TORONTO -- A new fossil species of bristle worm has been found at the 508-million-year-old Marble Canyon site in B.The worm, found by researchers from the Royal Ontario Museum and the University of Toronto, is called Kootenayscolex barbarensis.

82% Of Wealth Created Last Year Went To Top One-Percenters

DAVOS, Switzerland — A CEO from one of the world's top five global fashion brands has to work for just four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh will earn in an entire lifetime, campaigning group Oxfam International said Monday.In the run-up to the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, Oxfam has sought to put inequality at the heart of this week's deliberations of the rich and powerful.

Mohammad Bin Zayed praises man for 40-year service

We owe them all the respect and appreciation and affection for their efforts and faithful hard work,” said Shaikh Mohammad, according to WAM.In a video posted with his tweet, Shaikh Mohammad was seen hugging Mohiuddin, talking to him and posing for pictures.