November, 2018

Sandra Fluke insists she will not be silenced

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 In an opinion piece published by CNN on Tuesday, Georgetown University law student and women’s rights advocate Sandra Fluke insisted she will not allow slurs from critics to silence her and other women from continuing to speak out on issues regarding women’s health and contraception. Fluke has faced slurs and personal […]

Wikinews interviews Brian Moore, Socialist Party USA presidential candidate

Sunday, March 30, 2008 While nearly all cover of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third party candidates. These parties represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. As a non-partisan news […]

Patio Design What Are The Main Uses Of Your Patio?}

Click Here To Know More About: Kitchen Showroom Sydney Best Kitchen Design Submitted by: Edit Bazso A patio is an outdoor area that is normally paved. A well-designed patio becomes an extra room, an additional living space. Designing a patio deserves the same care and thought we would put into designing our kitchen or living […]

Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “120 year-old documents threaten development on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, […]

Polish drug company Jelfa ordered to shut-down over mislabelled drugs

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 Polish Prime Minister Jaros?aw Kaczy?ski has ordered the pharmaceutical company Jelfa to halt production following revelations that Jelfa had placed mislabelled medication on the market, whose use could be potentially fatal. Jelfa distributed vials labelled as Corhydron, a hydrocortisone used to treat allergies and inflammation, but in fact containing Suxamethonium chloride, […]

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Family Coalition Party candidate Kristen Monster, Willowdale

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 Kristen Monster is running for the Family Coalition Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Willowdale riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, […]

Apple executive Steve Jobs resigns

Thursday, August 25, 2011 Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, has chosen to step down from his post as CEO of the company. The former Chief Operating Officer, Tim Cook will be succeeding Jobs as CEO. Jobs resigned in a letter to Apple’s board of directors stating, “I have always said if there ever came a […]

Bicycle Headlights: Easy, Safe And Convenient

Click Here To Know More About: Quad Bikes Australia Bicycle Headlights: Easy, Safe and Convenient by Blackburn Design Having a bike is extremely convenient and refreshing option for most. Most bikes can be classified into two main types; mountain bikes and road bikes. Along with the respective bikes you need specific gear like helmets, bottle […]

Wikinews Shorts: March 11, 2012

A compilation of brief news reports for Sunday, March 11, 2012. Contents 1 Arrests, disruptions in run-up to Bangladesh National Party rally 2 Tanker grounds off Sicily 3 UK actress’s brother charged with her murder  Contribute to Wikinews by expanding these briefs or add a new one. The Bangladesh National Party (BNP), the national opposition, claims […]

Dresden city council wants DNA matching for doggy-doo

Thursday, March 31, 2005 Councillors at Dresden City Council in Germany would like to match doggy-doo left by pets on the sidewalk and in parks, against a DNA database storing profiles for all of the city’s 12,000 registered dogs. Karl Jobig, a Christian Democrat politician in Dresden, was surprised when his proposal received a majority […]

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