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Soft drink foes cheer victory, lament remaining junk foods in schools

Monday, May 8, 2006 Last week’s announcement that most soda manufacturers will stop selling their sugary products in U.S. schools did not mention that avoiding lawsuits was part of the motivation for the self-imposed ban. Some of those who threatened legal action to stop the soda sales are patting themselves on the back over the […]

News briefs:April 23, 2010

 Correction — August 24, 2015 These briefs incorrectly describe BP as ‘British Petroleum’. In fact, such a company has not existed for many years as BP dropped this name when becoming a multinational company. The initials no longer stand for anything.  Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To […]

New Zealand National party: “TVNZ must explain coup threat coverage”

Friday, December 8, 2006 The New Zealand National party is asking state owned entity TVNZ (Television New Zealand), why they broadcast the coup threats the military commander, Commodore Frank Bainimarama, made live to the world. “The question that TVNZ must answer is was this a legitimate media conference, or were they acting under the instruction […]

Why You Should Try Homemade Paper Decorations For Cinco De Mayo

Click Here To Know More About: Victoria House Needlecraft Site Submitted by: Christine Szalay-Kudra Decorating is part of the fun whenever you celebrate. Think how bland Christmas would be without all the lights and colorful balls on the tree. Take decorating to a whole new level and make some traditional Mexican decorations for Cinco de […]

Minor league baseball coach killed on field in United States

Monday, July 23, 2007 An United States man from Tulsa, Oklahoma, was killed by a baseball during a game in North Little Rock, Arkansas, against the Arkansas Travelers. Tulsa Drillers coach Mike Coolbaugh, 35, was struck and killed by a line drive while coaching first base. He leaves his wife, Mandy, and two young sons, […]

News services and web companies increase Farsi services in light of Iranian political situation

Friday, June 19, 2009 Several organizations have increased their Farsi services in the wake of the events surrounding the recent presidential election. Google has added Farsi-to-English translation as one of its translation options to its Google Translate service. Similarly, Facebook has launched a Farsi version of its web site. The BBC has increased the number […]

UN Report: Earth ecosystem in peril

Thursday, March 31, 2005 A report Tuesday from a United Nations-backed project, consulting more than 1,300 scientists from 95 countries, and written over the last four years, warns that 60 percent of the basics of life on Earth — water, food, timber, clean air — are currently being used in ways which degrade them. Furthermore, […]

Latest trial of the One Laptop Per Child running in India; Uruguay orders 100,000 machines

Thursday, November 8, 2007 India is the latest of the countries where the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) experiment has started. Children from the village of Khairat were given the opportunity to learn how to use the XO laptop. During the last year XO was distributed to children from Arahuay in Peru, Ban Samkha in […]

Congressman Cunningham admits taking bribes

Monday, November 28, 2005 U.S. Representative Randy “Duke” Cunningham (R–CA) pled guilty today to conspiring to take bribes in exchange for using his influence as a member of the House Appropriations Committee to help a defense contractor get business. In total he pled guilty to one count of income tax evasion and four counts of […]

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