Wikinews interviews former Salt Lake City mayor and 2012 presidential candidate Rocky Anderson

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Former Salt Lake City mayor and human rights activist Rocky Anderson took some time to discuss his 2012 U.S. presidential campaign and the newly-created Justice Party with Wikinews reporter William S. Saturn. Anderson served as mayor of Salt Lake City for eight years (2000–2008) as a member of the Democratic Party. […]

U.K. National Portrait Gallery threatens U.S. citizen with legal action over Wikimedia images

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The English National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in London has threatened on Friday to sue a U.S. citizen, Derrick Coetzee. The legal letter followed claims that he had breached […]

Australian PM subject to scrutiny over Carer and Senior’s payments

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Australian Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd faced intense scrutiny in federal parliament on Tuesday following days of speculation that he was considering scrapping cash bonuses to recipients of carer and seniors payments. Questions by the opposition during question time were dominated by the cash bonuses, with leader of the opposition, Brendan Nelson […]

Gene therapy trial for skin cancer cures two terminal patients

Friday, September 1, 2006 Results of gene therapy trials at the US National Cancer Institute, Bethesda to fight cancer published online yesterday by the scientific journal Science show some levels of success. However experts have warned that despite the promise more work is needed for this to become a viable cure. Dr Stephen Rosenberg, who […]

Akayev willing to resign as president of Kyrgyzstan

Thursday, March 31, 2005 In an interview broadcast on Russian state-run Channel One television, deposed Kyrgyz president Askar Akayev, when asked whether he was prepared to resign as president, replied, “Of course, of course – if I am given the relevant guarantees and if it is in full accordance with the current legislation.” He added […]

Massive ice deposits found on Mars

Friday, March 16, 2007 The European Space Agency‘s Mars Express spacecraft has discovered ice deposits in the south pole of Mars that are larger than the state of Texas. Scientists say that there is enough water in the deposits to cover the entire planet with up to 36 feet of water if the ice was […]

Illinois man charged in Facebook harassment case

Monday, February 8, 2010 A man from the Naperville, Illinois, United States area has been accused of allegedly threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend via messages posted on her Facebook account.  Nineteen-year-old Christopher J. Bensfield was arrested Jan. 28 at his home in unincorporated DuPage County near the far west-central part of […]

Eldercare At Home The Questions You Need To Ask

More On This Topic: Display Homes Canberra Abode Constructions Submitted by: Gregory Weldy You know it s time. Perhaps Mom can no longer use the bathroom unassisted. Maybe Dad can t remember to turn off the stove. Even worse, maybe Granny had a debilitating stroke. Whatever the situation is, it s time to find a […]

Category:Blurpeace (WWC2010)

Wikinews Writing Competition 2010 – User submission details — Keep writing people! Use this category page to manage your competition entries. Wikinews. Reviewers will refer to this page to keep track of your current score. Need help/refreshers? See the intro. Know Wikipedia, or another wiki? Consult the jump start guide. Need to know more about style and policy? Check the important stuff. Best of luck in this year’s Writing Competition. Latest competition entries: Australian Muslim killed […]

Miners survive underground fire in Tasmania

Tuesday, January 3, 2006 Three miners have escaped uninjured after being trapped underground by a mineshaft fire on Tasmania’s west coast. The men took shelter in a chamber more than a kilometre underground. A worker noticed smoke coming from a shaft at Avebury nickel mine on Trial Harbour Road near Zeehan at 7.45am. The blaze […]

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