Wikinews Shorts: January 13, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for Tuesday, January 13, 2009. Contents 1 Anti-government protests in Riga, Latvia cause riots 2 Obama will close Guantanamo Bay in his first week say advisers 3 Greek shipping magnate kidnapped in Athens 4 Microsoft permits additional Windows 7 beta downloads 5 Cristiano Ronaldo crowned Footballer of the Year 6 […]

Wikinews interviews Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC

Thursday, April 3, 2008 A reporter from Wikinews recently interviewed Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC. The organization claims to have arranged for 22,158 people to send a message regarding the “American Freedom Agenda Act” proposed by Ron Paul, in addition to supporting many other laws. The full text of the interview can […]

Man calls for seizure of Justice Souter home, under eminent domain ruling

Friday, July 1, 2005 In the wake of a United States Supreme Court ruling in Kelo v. New London on eminent domain last week, a California man has proposed that Justice David Souter‘s New Hampshire home be seized by the state and a hotel be built on the site. Logan Darrow Clements faxed a letter […]

John Vanderslice plays New York City: Wikinews interview

Thursday, September 27, 2007 John Vanderslice has recently learned to enjoy America again. The singer-songwriter, who National Public Radio called “one of the most imaginative, prolific and consistently rewarding artists making music today,” found it through an unlikely source: his French girlfriend. “For the first time in my life I wouldn’t say I was defending […]

Home of controversial book publisher set ablaze

Sunday, September 28, 2008 Four people have been arrested on terrorism charges in Islington, London, England, after a suspected petrol bombing on the house of Martin Rynja, owner of book publishing company Gibson Square. HAVE YOUR SAY Should books that could be considered offensive to some religions still be published? Add or view comments His […]

UK Wikinews Shorts: December 23, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for Wednesday, December 23, 2009. Contents 1 Two-year-old child in Northern Ireland dies of H1N1 swine flu virus 2 Woman killed in collision with ambulance in Staffordshire, England 3 90-year-old man dies after car crash in Northern Ireland 4 Man dies while carrying child in railway station in Edinburgh, Scotland […]

Fire in central London causes traffic chaos

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 A fire on Aldwych, in central London, England, has led to serious traffic problems in the area since this morning. Many roads have been closed for some hours while firefighters attempt to extinguish the blaze. There are no reports of any casualties. The blaze is at Marconi House, a ten-storey building […]

You Can Find Reliable Propane Gas Suppliers In Hazleton Pa

Read More About: Business Electricity Plans Best Business Electricity byadmin The seasons have definitely changed earlier than most people anticipated, and Winter is here with a vengeance. As if the previous year was not cold enough, many are faced with extremely cold temperatures along with subzero wind chills. With the arctic air blanketing almost all […]

Saturn moon Enceladus may have salty ocean

Thursday, June 23, 2011 NASA’s Cassini–Huygens spacecraft has discovered evidence for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft’s direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close to the jets ejected from the moon. The study has been published in this week’s edition of the journal […]

John Vanderslice plays New York City: Wikinews interview

Thursday, September 27, 2007 John Vanderslice has recently learned to enjoy America again. The singer-songwriter, who National Public Radio called “one of the most imaginative, prolific and consistently rewarding artists making music today,” found it through an unlikely source: his French girlfriend. “For the first time in my life I wouldn’t say I was defending […]

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