Saturday, May 1

MekTek launches Mechwarrior4

Meri News - Mercenaries for free: Finally MECHWARRIOR4 has been launched. Studio MekTek, in association with Smith and Tinker, Inc. Virtual World Entertainment, Catalyst Game Lab and Microsoft today launched its much awaited Mechwarrior4.

Players will have now an option of 105 BattleMechs of different weight and class. They can equip their BattleMech with 115 wapons, and play with MekMatch servers catered to newbies, league players and regional players.

Nancy Drew Turns 80: Happy Birthday Nancy Drew

Thank you for Nancy Drew on her a lot of childhood quirks. It’s because of her many grew up tapping on walls, hoping to find a hidden passageway; was convinced that all attics had secrets stored inside; and eyed any suspicious-looking character who came my way.

It was 80 years ago yesterday that the world was first introduced to the intrepid, titian-haired girl detective. On April 28, 1930, the first three Nancy Drew books – The Secret of the Old Clock, The Hidden Staircase and The Bungalow Mystery — were released, opening up a world where girls could — and did — do anything. Nancy wasn’t relegated to the sidelines; she was the one leading the charge, usually in her cool roadster.

Former WBC Champ Hasegawa Sufferred A Broken Jaw

According to media report, Hozumi Hasegawa, who lost his WBC bantamweight belt in a knockout by Mexican Fernando Montiel on Friday, has suffered a broken jaw, Shinsei Boxing Gym President Masato Yamashita said Saturday.
Hasegawa, 29, is scheduled to undergo surgery and is expected to be out of action for an extended period.

What was expected to be a classic fight turned out to be a blowout after WBO bantam king Fernando Montiel TKO'd WBC champ Hozumi Hasegawa in the fourth round minutes ago in Tokyo.

'A Nightmare On Elm Street' Return (In Theatre This Weekend, April 30)

Horror star Freddy Krueger return again with the resurrection of A Nightmare on Elm Street, and should make a killing at the US box office this weekend.

Fans who follows of the seven previous installments from the 1980s and 1990s will be curious to see Jackie Earle Haley as the new Freddy and the film has appeal for a new generation of fright fans.

This weekend will also shows the comedy Furry Vengeance may replace How to Train Your Dragon for family fare. The vengeful critters who take on Brendan Fraser and Brooke Shields are likely to take the second spot.

With the 3D film released more than a month ago, it is likely that Nightmare will be the big blockbuster in the US this weekend.

Killer of Michelle O’Keefe Convicted After 10 Years

Almost 10 years before is till today in news because the case inspires arguments even years subsequent to kill. The kill of Michelle O’Keefe, who was 18 years old.

OKeefe gave out in the America Navy for about 5 years in the positioned at Naval Station in San Diego as well as at MCRD in San Diego, where Michelle O'Keefe performed the task as a Dental Assistant.

In February 2000, a security guard whose name is Raymond Lee Jennings, took life of Michelle O’Keefe at a Palmdale park-and-ride group. The long lawful fight of Michelle O’Keefe’s kill finished in December, 2009, as the previous defense protector Raymond Lee Jennings blamed of deadly gun firing on Michelle O’Keefe, lastly had criminal.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Shane Mosley Weigh-In

On the weight-in, Floyd Mayweather and Shane Mosley faced off one last time before they’ll engage in battle tomorrow night (May 1) in the MGM Grand for the welterweight title.

Fans at the weigh-in slightly favored Mosley, who looked great coming right in at 147 despite his last fight being in January 2009.

Came in at 146 pounds, Mayweather was well-defined, and without having to worry about a catchweight like his last fight.

Shane Mosley was the first to step on the scale for the weigh-in. Mosley’s official weight was 147 lbs.

Floyd Mayweather was the second on the scales and his weight was 146 lbs.

Dorothy Provine Dies at 75, The Shapely Actress in '60s

As per her husband Robert Day, the cause was emphysema. Ms. Provine appeared in more than 40 film and television productions, starting in 1958 in the title role in the movie “The Bonnie Parker Story.” Five years later, Mr. Kramer cast her as Emmeline Marcus Finch, the only character in “Mad, Mad World” not obsessed with finding $350,000 in buried treasure.

She was born on January 20th, 1935 in South Dakota. She played on over 40 movies and TV series roles. She began her career in 1958 when she starred her first role in The Bonnie Parker Story. In 1964 she landed her role in It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World as Emmeline Marcus. Then in 1960 she continued her career by playing Pinky Pinkham in The Roaring 20s.

3 Dead, 25 Hurt In Arkansas Tornadoes

Photo: AP -- Felled trees lie strewn on the ground after last Saturday's tornado ripped a 149-mile path through Mississippi, causing a large amount of damage.

According to authorities, Tornadoes ripping through central Arkansas killed 3 and injured about two dozen others last Friday.

Tornado sightings were reported just a few miles north in Culpepper, according to Arkansas State Police. A sheriff's dispatcher said a sighting also was reported in the Oakland area, near the Missouri border. There are Trees and power lines were blocking major roadways in both areas.

Department of Emergency Management spokeswoman Renee Preslar says the death was reported in Van Buren County - about 75 miles north of Little Rock - where at least three mobile homes were destroyed. He added that about two dozen people were hurt during the storms, but local officials who reported the deaths and injuries to the state agency did not immediately release the severity of the injuries or details about how the individuals were hurt.

Read Story: Vera Baker Obama’s First Mistress?

Fact about Vera Baker-Barack Obama cheating scandal according to The Enquirer

News sources revealed an interesting story about a girl named Vera Baker who is potencially the first mistress of President of United State Barack Obama. Weeks passed without mistress stories but this one looks interesting as we’re talking about the president.

After Jesse James, Tiger Woods and others we did not expected to see Barack Obama in such story. Now check the facts that we have now about Vera Baker and Barack Obama spicy story.

Friday, April 30

Catherine Bach's Husband Dies

AP - Coroners officials says a successful entertainment attorney who was married to actress Catherine Bach was found dead in an apparent suicide on Friday.

According to coroner's office operations chief Craig Harvey, Peter Lopez, 60, died of a gunshot wound at his home in the Encino Hills, He said that a neighbor reported hearing a shot and someone at the home found Lopez's body.

Publicist Steve Rohr, Bach and her two daughters suffered a "tragic personal loss."

Updates: Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico

Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico is a disaster of "national significance," and the government is working to minimize its effect according to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.

British oil giant BP, which leases the Deepwater Horizon platform that sank into the ocean last week, should be responsible for the damage, Janet Napolitano said.

Napolitano says with other top officials at a special White house briefing on the oil spill that might cause environmental disaster if not well addressed, "As the president and the law made clear, BP is the responsible party. It is required to fund the cost of the response and clean- up operations."

New Therapy For Advanced Prostate Cancer: Approves By U.S. FDA

Provenge which is the new therapy for certain men with advanced prostate cancer that uses their own immune system to fight the disease as approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday.

This new therapy "Provenge" is for the treatment of asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body and is resistant to standard hormone treatment.

According to the National Cancer Institute, prostate cancer is the second most common type of cancer among men in the United States, behind skin cancer, and usually occurs in older men. In 2009, an estimated 192,000 new cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed, and about 27,000 men died from the disease.

Greek Economy Minister: Greek Economic Crisis Is Tough, But It Is Open and Greece Can Win It

Greek Economy Minister Louka Katseli says the bet to solve the Greek economic crisis is tough, but it is open and Greece can win it, despite the opposite projections by foreign analysts.

According to the Economist in Athens, Katseli in the 14th Roundtable with the Greek government, expressing the Greek government's determination to proceed quickly on the implementation of the necessary drastic reforms to cut a big budget deficit that has spread anxiety beyond borders and restart growth. He announced that the new bill on development will be ready by this June and Greece will focus on a strategy to boost growth.

Wednesday, April 28

Toys Promotion For Kids In Fast Food To Ban In California County

Foreign media reports, `Santa Clara County has become the first county in the U.S. to ban toys as rewards or promotion from fast food children's meals, foreign media reports.

In United States, as per report, 190 million people, are overweight which has childhood obesity in the U.S has tripled in 30 years and two thirds of adult Americans.

Santa Clara County's supervisor Ken Yeager says "This ordinance breaks the link between unhealthy food and prizes," "It helps parents make the choices they want for their children without toys and other freebies luring them toward food that fails to meet basic nutritional standards."

Sandra Bullock Has Filed From Her Husband Jesse James

According to Los Angeles media reports, it is now confirmed that Sandra Bullock has filed a divorce from her husband Jesse James and has adopted a baby boy as a single mother.

The news coming from a People magazine which the Academy Award-winning Actress broke her silence on Friday. As an exclusive report from that she had filed for divorce from James, a motorcycle mogul to whom she had married for almost five years in Travis County, Texas, under the initials B.A.S. backward last Friday.

JooJoo Out In The Market In Europe and Canada, New Firmware Promised 'Shortly'

JooJoo now available in Europe and Canada, new firmware promised 'shortly' originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 28 Apr 2010 05:35:00 EST.

Consumers in France, Germany and England waiting to get their hands on a tablet that has built-in support for Flash, a refined appearance, a 12.1 inch screen, and is optimized for web browsing, might be tempted by the JooJoo - which will arrive in Europe almost a month before the iPad goes on sale.

After a dramatic entry into the world and speculation about ultra-low sales figures in the US, the now infamous JooJoo tablet is landing on European shores.

Tuesday, April 27

Former Five-Weight WOrld Champion, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Claimed That He Is The World's Best Ever Boxer Made As Muhammad Ali-like: Mayweather vs. Mosley Post Fight

"I don't care what fighter you're going to name, I'm the best," as he told reporters before his welterweight clash over Shane Mosley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday. He added "Throw a name at me and I'll break his stats down. Whatever they've done I've done it quicker, with no losses."
The former 5 weights champion who has never lost a professional bout, made a Muhammad Ali-like claim on Tuesday, declaring himself the world's best ever boxer.

Nokia N8 With Symbian 3 Unveils 12 Megapixel Smartphone

According to Ben Wood, head of research at CCS Insight, Symbian 3 is evolutionary not revolutionary, but N8, if reliable, is a first step in efforts to make Nokia's high-end phones credible again."

As press release, Nokia N8 flagship model will have a 12 megapixel camera, 3.5-inch touchscreen and retail for 370 euros ($493), excluding subsidies and taxes, iPhone-sized device the truly exceeds any of the handset maker’s previous offerings.

Remains of Noah's Ark Found in Turkish Mountain

It has been claimed again that the remains of Noah's Ark have been discovered 13,000 ft up a Turkish mountain. A group of Chinese and Turkish explorers say they have found wooden remains on Mount Ararat in eastern Turkey. Everyone knows that Noah’s ark and why it was at the top of the mountain, instead beneath the ground.

According to Fox, Noah’s ark remains was found first by a young kid from Turkey named Kalim in February 15, 1857. A few years later, a group of American Explorers lead by Ryan Jarkinson found the remains of the ark in 1905. The ark was also claimed to be found by John Warwick Montgomery, the “Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Christian Thought”. John even wrote a book about it in the 70s. And now, it was found again by a group of Turkish and Chinese explorers.

Tito Ortiz Arrested "Former Ultimate Fighting Champion" For Assault

According to United States media reports, former ultimate fighting champion Tito Ortiz was arrested on charges of domestic violence against his girlfriend Jenna Jameson.

He was arrested on Monday morning at his Huntington Beach home which he shares with his former porn superstar girlfriend. Ortiz was released late afternoon after posting bail of 25,000 U.S. dollars.

Upon bailed and release of Ortiz, the attorney and former UFC Champion Tito Ortiz accused Jameson of drug addiction and claimed Ortiz never laid a hand on her.

Weighting Less Than Newborn Baby: Smallest Horse In The World

The smallest horse, Einstein, which is just 14 inches high and weighs only an incredible 6 pounds. He is from Barnstead, New Hampshire and his co-owner Rachel Wagner says he does not show any signs of dwarfism.

According to Wagner, Guinness World Record for a smallest horse was previously listed has a weight of nine (9) pounds, however the old record-holder did show signs of dwarfism. The tinyness of Einstein was a point of humor when he was born. He was so small that his breeders did not think he was alive. He has one of those “new” horse titles of “mini-mini”. He is proportioned correctly, just like a “normal” horse would be.

Lindsay Lohan Out On Her Latest Movie

Based on the popular celebrity website,Troubled Lindsay Lohan has been fired from her latest movie, "The Other Side," as she was not "bankable," the movie's director David Michaels told

Director Michaels say "Our team simply chose to move on from Lindsay and we'll soon be announcing a replacement." That means Lohan will be out on the movie.

From unnamed sources, the film's investors were worried about having to rely on her. But a different unnamed source told Us weekly that the film's financial troubles had "nothing to do with Lindsay. It was because it was an unknown director. All the major stars in this film dropped out," according to TMZ.

Monday, April 26

BlackBerry New Features: Voice-Over-Wi-Fi Service

As per media report on Tuesday, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has updated its Mobile Voice System (MVS) to allow telephony over Wi-Fi.

Its update is for the users to operate to operate both office phones and mobile phones through a single number and, when connected to a wireless network, make calls via Wi-Fi.

Alan Panezic RIM vice president of platform product management says "BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5 effectively provides a wireless extension of the corporate phone system to allow voice over Wi-Fi calling at work, public hotspots and home."

US Singer Bret Michaels In Critical Condition

As per media reports, U.S. rocker and reality TV personality Bret Michaels remains in critical condition after suffering a massive brain hemorrhage and being taken to hospital on Friday.

According to Gossip Cop, “There are several incorrect reports on Bret's condition. Bret remains in critical condition at an undisclosed location. Further tests are being ran and information will be updated in the coming days,” Janna Elias, Bret’s manager said in a statement.

Happy 60th Anniversary Snoopy

A Chinese edition of the comic strip Peanuts by Charles Monroe Schulz (1922-2000) was launched last week in Beijing for celebration of the 60th anniversary of Snoopy,

There are some of Schulz's most popular cartoons from the past 50 years have been selected for the Chinese edition and organized into decades with each chapter accompanied by the author's personal reflections, explainations and thoughts.

Iran: Military Drill In Persian Gulf and A Test-Fires Five Powerful Missiles Is Successful

China News -- The military exercise in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz was successful as said by Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi and reported from official IRNA news agency on Monday.

Ahmad Vahidi said in the southern city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) successfully conducted the military exercise in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz. He added that the war game reached all its pre-determined goals.

Suicide Attack: British Ambassador to Yemen Survive

According to report of a security official of Interior Ministry, the British ambassador to Yemen Tim Torlot survived a suicide attack suspected to be launched by al- Qaida that targeted his convoy in Sanaa on Monday.

Authority said that the bomber ignited the explosive carried with him when the convey of British ambassador was passing by, but Torlot was unharmed as the explosion was small. Yemeni Interior Ministry said al-Qaida was behind the attack.

Taiwan Struck By 6.5-Magnitude Earthquake

Another country hits by an earthquake with 6.5-magnitude at Southeast Coast of Taiwan. According to the reports from U.S. Geological Survey. Initially, the earthquake has a magnitude of 6.9, but was then brought down to 6.5. The Taiwan earthquake caused buildings to sway for about 20 seconds and no reported damage by the quake.

Taiwan earthquake was stuck at exactly 10:59 in the morning (local GMT time). Quake was measured in 195 miles or 295 kilometers from Tai-tung City with depth of 6.2 miles or 10 kilometers that is located at the southern portion of Taiwan.

Sunday, April 25

Alan Sillitoe A "Novellist" Dead At The Age of 82

According to his family, the Novelist Alan Sillitoe died today at the age of 82. The Nottingham-born writer, whose novels marked him out as one of the Angry Young Men of British fiction who emerged in the 1950s, died at Charing Cross Hospital in London.

Alan Sillitoe's son "David" said that he hoped his father would be remembered for his contribution to literature.

Bluetooth 4.0: Technology Will be Finalized By June 2010, Coming and Launch of Devices Late 2010

On Tuesday, Bluetooth SIG announced that the much anticipated v4.0 update to the Bluetooth protocol will be finalized and sent to manufacturers by the end of June 2010. The next iteration of the mobile connectivity protocol will feature ultra-low power consumption that could theoretically be powered for years by a coin-celled battery, faster transfer rates, and an increased range that can extend up to 200 feet and beyond.

Sony Dash: A New Gadget

Sony introduce a new gadget for you favorite parts of the internet at a glance. You can now listen through internet you favorite radio or MP3s by way of built-in speakers or the headphone jack. View photos and videos via USB or from online services such as Photobucket® and YouTube™. Also equipped with a clock, you can wake up to your favorite apps, music or built-in alarm sounds.

Mississippi Hits By Tornado Killesd 10

Yazoo City, Mississippi - A Tornado in nearly a mile wide ripped through the Southeast on Saturday, killing 10 people including three (3) children in Mississippi and injuring more than a dozen others. There are four (4) people in critical condition according to the report. Roofs were torn off businesses, homes were splintered, and roads were blown.

Due to major damage of affected areas, the State's Governor has declared a state of emergency.

Official FIFA 2010 World Cup Ring

A jeweller works on FIFA 2010 World Cup rings at a jewellery workshop in Bucaramanga April 22, 2010. A group of Colombian jewellers are producing platinum and gold rings that will be part of an exclusive jewellery collection approved by FIFA for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. The rings, made with emeralds and diamonds from South Africa, will sell from between $2,500 to $250,000. Picture taken April 22, 2010.

Russia Launches U.S. Telecommunications Satellite "AMC-4R"

According to spokesman of Russian Space Forces "Alexei Zolotukhin", a Russian Proton-M rocket carrying an AMC-4R telecommunications satellite blasts off last Saturday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Zolotukhin said that the Proton-M rocket whicj blasted off from the Kazakh Baikonur cosmodrome at around 03:19 p.m. Moscow time (1119 GMT), sent the U.S. SES-1 satellite into space.

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