Hot pies, hot chips, two-minute noodles and oil burns from frying chicken were just some of the culprits responsible for 16 Wanganui district claims for hot food or liquid burns last year, up from 15 in 2012. Police advice to "always blow on the pie" became famous in 2009 after Sergeant Guy Baldwin, of Auckland, advised a potential car thief to "always blow on the pie" in the television show Police Ten 7.
The average radiation level in central Tokyo was 0.0339 microsieverts per hour in Shinjuku Ward on March 6, data from the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Public Health show. That's about the same as the day before the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami caused the meltdown of three reactors at the Fukushima plant 220 kilometers (137 miles) to the northeast.
Local Government, Alhaji Auwalu Tudunwada, disclosed this at a press briefing in Kano on Saturday. The LG chairman said the money had since been handed over to the children's parents to enable them travel immediately to India for the treatment of their wards. "The children will undergo brain treatment in India following the brain injury they sustained during the accident," he said.
Taking the stand in a lawsuit against the Japanese automaker, Koua (KOO'-uh) Fong Lee told jurors his heart races and his body shakes every time he thinks about the accident. Lee was the leadoff witness Thursday in the lawsuit over the 2006 crash. Toyota says Lee's car wasn't defective and he hit the gas instead of the brake.
Phoenix police announced Thursday that 24-year-old Diego Ivan Venegas was arrested in the case and booked into jail. Police say 59-year-old Dwayne Faulkner was bicycling on Pecos Road in Ahwatukee when he was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by Venegas on Nov. 12.
Prosecutors issued a summons to Carl Pistorius in late November and he is expected to appear in court this month, said Nathi Mncube, spokesman for South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority. Pistorius suffered internal injuries and went into respiratory failure after the head-on collision on a highway on Aug. 1, but later recovered, a Pistorius family spokeswoman said last year.
A 47-year-old man is dead following a skiing accident about 60 kilometres south of Quebec City. Provincial police say the man slammed into a lamppost at high speed after being hit by another skier on Thursday at Mont Orignal near Lac-Etchemin. The CEO of the ski resort, Micheline Cloutier, says weather conditions at the time of the accident were mild.
"The State Commission has made a decision to move out and install the rocket Proton-M with the Breeze-M upper stage and Luch spacecraft on the launch pad," he said. The Proton-M has been installed in a vertical position on the launch pad and the work plan for the next few days includes equipment checks and fueling the carrier rocket with propellant components and compressed gases.
The Western Trust's director of Performance and Service Improvement Teresa Molloy made the announcement at Tuesday's meeting of Derry City Council's Regional Services Committee at the Guildhall. The event will be part of the Trust's new 'No More Than Four' project, and is one of a range of measures aimed at improving performance initiatives at Derry's Emergency Department.
The accident occurred at about 2am on Wednesday as the vehicles headed towards the Polish border. Preliminary reports indicate that a Polish lorry crashed into the back of the minibus, which then rammed into a second lorry. It is also understood that the Polish lorry was transporting chemicals, and that the substance leaked across the motorway.
The accident occurred on April 16, but it wasn't until July 21 that police released the results of their official investigation, Tuoi Tre reported. After the accident, several legal and transportation experts blamed the tanker, which was hired by the highway's management company to water on the day of the accident. The driver of the red bus spotted the tanker, which was traveling at the speed of 10-15 kph and swerved into the right lane.