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This is page 4 of the latest World news stories and essential articles written by Susan Harris and other journalists for NewsOXY. Today is Friday, November 11, 2011.

Chilean Miner In NYC For Marathon

Chilean Miner NYC Marathon - Rescued Chilean miner Edison Pena sang no Elvis tunes this time. He returned to run the NYC Marathon on Saturday, after a year in which he was hospitalized in Santiago for psychological problems and reported drug and alcohol issues. Having spent 69 days trapped underground last fall with 32 fellow [...]

Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Crowns Bhutan Queen

Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck - Last week Bhutan’s 31-year-old king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck wed Jetsun Pema, a student ten years his junior. A new style icon has been crowned: she’s the 21-year-old new queen of Bhutan, a tiny country tucked between India and China in the Himalayas. Pema is a commoner whose father is [...]

Powerball Winner Gets $245 Million Prize

Powerball Winner - One winner had a Powerball ticket worth $200,000 from the Oct. 29 drawing which was sold at a Cogos in Pittsburgh, PA., narrowly missing the gand prize that is now $245 million. The ticket correctly matched all five white balls, 11-16-40-51-56, but not the red Powerball 38, for a $200,000 second-tier prize, [...]

Kensington Palace Graffiti Made By Royal Carpenter 1902

Kensington Palace Graffiti - An obscene graffiti insult scrawled on a pillar more than a century ago has been uncovered during a £12million restoration of Kensington Palace. Staff at the royal residence found the graffiti from 1902 in perfect condition several months ago. Written neatly in pencil on a timber post supporting the ceiling beside [...]

National Bank Transfer Day For 2011

National Bank Transfer Day - Bank Transfer Day started as a national social-media response to new and proposed fees by large banks trying to create new revenue sources.But as the event approaches Saturday, the initiative has local credit unions targeting banks in an unusually public way. Take for example Allegacy Federal Credit Union’s “refuse the [...]

Brazilian Cops Drug Plane Smugglers Video

Brazilian Cops Drug Plane - Brazilian cops went on a courageous chase to catch a drug plane. The police officers were persistently tracking the criminals with their guns hanging out their vehicle windows. Speeding in their patrol car the cops chased down and rammed the small drug plane to stop it taking off with a [...]

Balloonist Expedition Flight In Baghdad

Balloonist Baghdad - Balloonist Kent Couch is about to take part in an exciting expedition at a youth center in Baghdad. Couch boarded a plane Thursday for the start of a journey that he hopes will end in Iraq with a safe launch from its capital city. Couch made headlines worldwide in 2008 when he [...]

Texas Judge Beating Daughter

Texas Judge Beating Daughter - There’s been an update on the Texas family law judge whose daughter secretly videotaped him savagely beating her seven years ago. Police say that William Adams won’t face criminal charges because too much time has elapsed. County Court-at-Law Judge William Adams likely would have been charged with causing injury to [...]

Herman Cain Accuser Received $45,000 Payout

Herman Cain $45,000 - One of the Herman Cain accusers received a $45,000 payout as part of a sexual harassment settlement from the National Restaurant Association, according to Politico report. This is separate from a $35,000 settlement — one year’s pay — that the New York Times reported was handed out to a different woman [...]

Willy Wonka Actor Leonard Stone Dies Of Cancer

Willy Wonka Leonard Stone - Leonard Stone, the actor who played Violet Beauregarde’s dad in the 1971 classic, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” died yesterday after a battle with cancer … a rep for the actor tells TMZ. He would have turned 88 today November 3rd. He was one of the last surviving parents [...]

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