Quantcast
Home » Entries posted by Megan Carpentier (Page 43)

Dallas auction house selling 9 foot shark jaw with ancient teeth

Heritage Auctions in Dallas is asking at least $625,000 for a set of 9 by 11 foot jaws containing 182 teeth from a Megalodon. Four of the teeth are more than 7 inches long, a rare occurrence. The teeth were part of the collection of amateur fossil hunter Vito Bertucci,…

UN investigator accuses Israel of ‘ethnic cleansing’

American professor Richard Falk, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, told the UN Human Rights Council Monday, “As the report illustrates, the continued pattern of settlement expansion in East Jerusalem combined with the forceful eviction of long-residing Palestinians are…

Pir Khan on his false terrorism arrest: ‘Anybody can make a mistake’

Pir Khan, a Pakistani immigrant with a pending application for political asylum, spent 76 days in solitary confinement (and now faces deportation) because a nephew who once lived with him used the same informal system to send money home to Pakistan as was used by the Times Square bomber Faisal…

Germany mourns Knut the polar bear, dead at age 4

Knut the polar bear, who became famous after his mother abandoned him and he was raised by a trainer, was found dead in his enclosure this weekend at the Berlin Zoo. He was 4. Watch video, first aired by the Xinhua News Agency, below: [Image via Victor Hinterleitner for Knutisweekly.com,…

WATCH Live: Obama addresses the situation in Libya after UN approves no-fly zone

Watch the video of Obama’s comments on the situation in Libya and the UN Security Council’s approval of a no-fly zone live below: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

First particles from Fukushima reactor reach U.S. soil

An official with access to the UN Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty data says that their machines have picked up the first particles from the nuclear accident at Fukushima in the United States. The particles detected are, according to the Associated Press, said to be “about a billion times beneath levels…

Chase testing $5 ATM fees for non-customers

ABC News reports that non-Chase customers in Illinois are now being charged $5 to use the bank’s ATM machines. They’re trying out $4 fees at their ATMs in Texas. The average fee nationwide is $2.60, and Chase’s experiments come just as banking industry lobbyists are pressuring Congress to delay the…

WATCH LIVE: Japan’s English-Language News Station Covers The Quake

Watch the live broadcast of Japan’s English-language NHK television station, covering the quake and the tsunami, below. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Helicopters drop water over nuclear plants to cool damaged Fukushima reactors

On Thursday, radiation levels at the TEPCO nuclear power plant in Fukushima dropped low enough for helicopters to drop water on two damaged reactors in an effort to cool them and prevent a melt-down. Watch the video, first uploaded by Reuters on March 17, 2011, below.…

WATCH LIVE: Senate Committee briefing on the nuclear power crisis in Japan

Click below to watch the live video from MSNBC of the 3:30 pm ET Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on the nuclear power crisis in Japan. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

Google+