Friday, November 27, 2009

Golf star Tiger Woods 'injured in car accident'

BBC Sport - Golf - Golf star Tiger Woods 'injured in car accident': "Golfer Tiger Woods is in a serious condition after being involved in a car accident in Florida, according to US unconfirmed media reports."

The golfer's car reportedly struck a fire hydrant and tree as he pulled out of the driveway of his home.

Associated Press news agency, quoting the Florida Highway Patrol, says an inquiry into the crash is under way.

Woods, 33, was taken to Health Central Hospital, local reports said, but the hospital has not confirmed this.

The story was reported by the Orlando Sentinel newspaper, which also cited the Florida Highway Patrol.

An official was quoted as saying the accident was not alcohol related.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Wikileaks released 9/11 text messages

"WikiLeaks releases 573,000 pager intercepts from 9/11 2001"

From 3AM on Wednesday November 25, 2009, until 3AM the following day (US east coast time), WikiLeaks will release over half a million US national text pager intercepts.

The intercepts cover a 24 hour period surrounding the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York and Washington.
To foster a deeper understanding, the messages will be released to the global community "live". That is, the first message, corresponding to 3AM September 11, 2001, five hours before the first attack, will be released at 3AM November 25, 2009 and the last, corresponding to 3AM September 12, 2001 at 3AM November 26, 2009.