Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Friday, 12.19.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5
 6  7  8  9  10  11  12
 13  14  15  16  17  18  19
 20  21  22  23  24  25  26
 27  28  29  30  31
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
January 16, 2008


Sort by:  [Title]  [Author]  [Date] 


Jan 16,2008
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Nepalese conservationists, alarmed by the near extinction of vulture population in the Himalayan kingdom, said they plan to breed the birds in captivity.Britain's Independent newspaper noted that two decades ago there were an estimated 50,000 nesting pairs of vultures in Nepal but now that number may be as low as 500.Conservationists blame the decrease on substances used to treat inflammation in cattle, which get ingested in the carrion-eating birds. The substances can ... [full story]
683 times read - No comment posted

Jan 16,2008
MOSCOW - Russia disparaged a report, which was to be given to the U.N. Security Council, regarding a U.N. mission to Serbia's mainly ethnic-Albanian Kosovo province.Alexander Botsan-Kharchenko, Russian Foreign Ministry's envoy specializing in the Balkans, said the U.N. mission report didn't reflect the true situation in Kosovo, the Russian news agency Interfax reported Wednesday.Botsan-Kharchenko, former Moscow's envoy who helped mediate talks on the future status of Kosovo, said Russia didn't like the U.N. report and ... [full story]
1317 times read - No comment posted

Jan 16,2008
TOKYO - Anti-whaling activists chased Japanese ships in Antarctic waters and the crew of one Japanese vessel held two protesters who jumped aboard.There were reports Benjamin Pott of Australia and Giles Lane of Britain, who reportedly boarded the Yushin Maru No. 2 Tuesday, were tied to the mast, but Japanese authorities in Tokyo denied them.Activists have vowed to disrupt the annual whaling expedition, the Voice of America reported. The drama began after the activists from the ... [full story]
802 times read - No comment posted

Jan 16,2008
NEW YORK - The Labrador retriever fetched its 17th consecutive "Top Dog" title when the American Kennel Club released its list of the 10 most popular U.S. dog breeds.Bulldogs made their first appearance in decades on the annual list at number 10, the AKC said."This is the first time the bulldog has made it onto the 10 ten list since 1935," said AKC spokeswoman Lisa Peterson. "This breed appeals to a very wide range of ... [full story]
1326 times read - No comment posted

Jan 16,2008
ZAGREB, Croatia - Croatian police said they arrested four Croatian nationals and seized 143 pounds of heroin when a truck transporting fruits tried to enter the country.Croatian customs and police officers Monday stopped the Croatian truck after it crossed from Serbia into Croatia at the Bajakovo border check point, Marijan Benko, Croatian police chief told reporters in Zagreb Wednesday.The heroin's value on the street market was estimated at $3.5 million, the Croatian Web site vijesti.net ... [full story]
1260 times read - No comment posted

Jan 16,2008
MELBOURNE - A Melbourne, Australia, teenager has been charged with producing child pornography after pictures of semi-naked girls were taken at a party he hosted.Police said the 16-year-old, who was not named, is scheduled to appear Feb. 22 in children's court on charges related to the photos taken at his house party, the Sydney Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday.The arrest followed several hours of interviews police conducted with the suspect and a second 16-year-old, who police ... [full story]
1119 times read - No comment posted

Jan 16,2008
BAGHDAD - At least eight people were killed and seven injured by a suicide bomb attack Wednesday in Iraq's Diyala province.The female bomber detonated her explosive vest in a popular marketplace in the farm village of Khan Bani Saad, nine miles south of Baquba, the provincial capital, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.The explosion occurred near a Shiite mosque, but the U.S. military said the religious structure did not appear to be the target of ... [full story]
679 times read - No comment posted

Jan 16,2008
BROSSARD, Quebec - A Brossard, Canada, man is facing fraud charges after he allegedly ordered large amounts of cleaning supplies in the guise of a Canadian Forces buyer.A joint investigation by the Surete du Quebec and Quebec City police revealed that nearly $300,000 worth of cleaning supplies -- including toilet paper, garbage bags and cleaning liquids -- that were supposedly purchased by the Canadian military allegedly were being sent to the home of Real David, ... [full story]
660 times read - No comment posted

Jan 16,2008
PALERMO, Italy - Italian police have arrested 39 alleged members of the Sicilian Mafia including a son of imprisoned reputed organized crime boss Salvatore Lo Piccolo.Investigators say Calogero Lo Piccolo had taken over his father's operations since the older man was arrested in early November, the Italian news agency ANSA reported.Francesco Messineo, the prosecutor in Palermo, described the arrests as a major blow to La Cosa Nostra. ''Pockets of Mafia-controlled areas still exist but Cosa ... [full story]
752 times read - No comment posted

Jan 16,2008
ALMATY, Kazakhstan - The former son-in-law of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, now in Austria, has been sentenced in absentia to 20 years in a Kazakh prison.Rakhat Aliyev was convicted of a long list of charges, including kidnapping two managers of a bank he controlled. He denies any wrongdoing, saying that the criminal case is politically motivated, and has accused Nazarbayev of being a totalitarian ruler, the Russian news agency Itar-Tass reports.Aliyev, the ex-husband of Nazarbayev's ... [full story]
659 times read - No comment posted



Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?