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Norway Helicopter Crash: Airbus Grounds Super Puma After 13 Presumed Killed

Airbus Helicopters said all commercial passenger flights of helicopters similar to the Super Puma that crashed off Norway on Friday have been suspended. An H225 Super Puma ferrying passengers from a Norwegian oil platform crashed in the North Sea, likely killing all 13 people on board. Britain and Norway said they were halting flights of the same type of helicopter, also known as the EC225LP. A ....

Nairobi Building Collapse: At Teast 14 Dead, 121 Pulled Alive From Rubble

At least 14 people have been killed in a six-storey building collapse in the Kenyan capital amid torrential rainstorms, as rescue teams shift rubble in a desperate search for survivors. One survivor was pulled from the huge pile of debris shortly after dawn, Kenya Red Cross said, about 10 hours after the building collapsed on Friday night and as skies cleared after a night of ferocious storms. N ....

Prince: The Pop Icon's 'Extraordinary', 'Unpredictable' Australian Shows Just Weeks Before Death

Australian Prince fans got just two weeks notice that The Purple One was coming to the country to perform a few exclusive shows from his Piano and a Microphone tour in February. It would prove to be Prince's last visit to Australia — the pop icon dying overnight at his home in Minnesota aged 57. It feels more like Prince has taken over the piano at a party or late at night in a hotel bar than ....

Prince: Pop Icon Dies at Paisley Park Home Aged 57

Pop icon Prince — one of the most influential but eccentric and elusive figures in music — has died at his home in Minnesota aged 57. Prince was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park Studios compound, which included his home, in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen, according to a Carver County Sheriff's Office statement. Emergency workers tried to revive him and he was pronou ....

Blogs: Canadian company delivers on WordPress alternative

 It is time for bloggers all over the world to breathe a sigh of relief. It is going to be much easier and much more convenient to manage the content on their websites. Tables have turned and they have done so in their favour. Long gone are the days when they had to take what was there and run with it as there was no alternative. Now they can actually stop to choose what is best for them and ....

WordPress gets competition on CMS design for online newspapers

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Content Management System: Canadian Company outdoes WordPress

Content management systems and their utility value have grown in importance for all sizes of businesses. Many business owners are repeatedly asking themselves if they have the right CMS working for their business. Many had employed WordPress for its ease of use, but now the focus is shifting to additional flexibility and Agora Publishing, a Canadian Company, has come out with its own CMS that has ....

WordPress: Canadian Company provides alternative

WordPress was the preferred option for many website owners and bloggers until a Canadian Company, Agora Publishing, provided an alternative to it. This new Content Management System, offered by Agora Publishing, is a useful and developer friendly software tool that can take the building of websites to the next level. It may require some expertise and experience in its operation but it surely can m ....

Obama spy program reveals credibility gap on demoracy

In his 1928 book Propaganda, Edward Bernays wrote: “The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organised habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. “Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.”  The American nephew of Sigmund Freud, B ....