Headlines for the week of 27 December, 2007
Benazir Bhutto assassinated
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is dead. After a speech at a rally, she was fatally injured in an apparent suicide attack and died from the wounds while undergoing emergency surgery in Rawalpindi General Hospital.
She died at 8:16 am Eastern Time, Thursday, and will be buried on Friday. Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf declared three days of mourning.
Air Canada to test self-tagging
A luggage self-tagging system is in the works at self check-in kiosks with Air Canada. The luggage tags would be printed off with the boarding pass and would be taken to a conveyor belt with an x-ray machine. The plan could be in effect by 2008.
Ginseng farmer home invasion
A ginseng farmer in Norfolk County was a victim of home invasion on Wednesday. The four suspects stole a large quantity of ginseng root.
The weather for York Region: Rain over the weekend as temperatures go over the freezing mark. Highs are expect to hover around two degrees.
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