Bank of America leads Consumer Financial Protection Bureau complaints about mortgages

Thursday, October 3, 2013 A review this week by Wikinews of US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) complaints about mortgages in the United States shows Bank of America leads all lending institutions in complaints. Since mortgages complaints were recorded in December 2011, 77,622 total have been added to CFPB’s database. 29.2% of these complaints involved Bank of America, with the […]

Office Ambiance

More On This Topic: Green Slip Compare By Jim Biscardi “90 Days, Same as Cash!” the advertisement screams from the newspaper ads. What home business owner doesn’t like a bargain? And don’t we all want that mahogany, three-sided, corner desk with matching mahogany and black leather sofa for the office? Home office aesthetics are incredibly important to productivity, as most […]

13 schools torched in southern Thailand

Thursday, June 14, 2007 In an apparent coordinated attack, 13 schools were set ablaze late yesterday in southern Thailand, an escalation of violence that authorities are blaming on Muslim insurgents. The 13 schools were burned in Pattani and Yala, two of the three restive, Muslim-majority Thai provinces on the border of Malaysia. On Monday in the third province, Narathiwat, three […]

Countries around the world send aid, help to Haiti

Thursday, January 14, 2010 Countries and organizations from around the world are sending aid and help to victims of the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on Tuesday, damaging many buildings. The death toll is currently unknown, but estimated to run into the tens of thousands of people. US president Barack Obama said in a press conference that “I’ve […]

Las Vegas ‘chili finger’ woman arrested

Story sources NBC 11 News San Jose Mercury News Friday, April 22, 2005 Las Vegas, Nevada — The San Jose Police Department has announced that Anna Ayala, the woman who claims to have found a human finger in a bowl of chili at a Wendy’s restaurant in San Jose, California, was arrested at or near her home in Las Vegas […]

Evolution Of Matter

More On This Topic: Cattle Yard Designs Australia 2003 Vadim Smolyanov and Valentina SmolyanovaTranslated from Russian. We shall be glad to receive your remarks on stylistics, grammar, and content.Chapter I. Evolution of lifeless matterWe more likely fortunately than unfortunately are in the world where there is a time-space and a matter where a duality, variety and constant changes exist. But […]

Sweden’s Crown Princess marries long-time boyfriend

Monday, June 21, 2010 Sweden’s first royal wedding since 1976 took place Saturday when Crown Princess Victoria, 32, married her long-time boyfriend and former personal trainer, Daniel Westling, 36. The ceremony took place at Stockholm Cathedral. Over 1,200 guests, including many rulers, politicians, royals and other dignitaries from across the world, attended the wedding, which cost an estimated 20 million […]

SEPTA buys rail cars from NJ Transit to deal with crowding

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 As gas prices have risen in the United States, the regional transport authority for southeastern Pennsylvania, SEPTA, has seen a sharp increase in ridership, which has caused overcrowding on the trains. “As fuel prices have continued to rise, SEPTA ridership has steadily increased and is the highest in 18 years,” said SEPTA General Manager Joseph Casey. […]

Teen broadcasts suicide online

Sunday, November 23, 2008 A Pembroke Pines, Florida teenager killed himself Wednesday, November 19, while broadcasting on the live video site After making suicide threats and being encouraged by viewers and forum members, Abraham K. Biggs, 19, committed suicide by taking an overdose of opiates and benzodiazepine, which had been prescribed for his bipolar disorder. Biggs first […]