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Wikinews interviews Aurélien Miralles about Sirenoscincus mobydick species discovery

Thursday, January 24, 2013 1 2 3 4 A group of researchers published a paper about their discovery of a new species of Madagascar mermaid skink lizards last December. The species is the fourth forelimbs-only terrestrial tetrapods species known to science, and the first one which also has no fingers on the forelimbs. The species […]

United States: Jet loses engine cover over Pacific en route to Honolulu from San Francisco

Thursday, February 15, 2018 On Tuesday, an engine cowling of a United Airlines airliner flying from San Francisco to Honolulu, in Hawaii, flew off over the Pacific Ocean, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing. The Boeing 777-200 two-engine jet left San Francisco International Airport shortly after 9:00 am PST (1700 UTC) and was flying […]

Getting The Best Bathroom Vanitities}

More On This Topic: Sydney Kitchen Renovations Adp Vanity Submitted by: Cory Frank Bathroom vanities are a critical accomplice to plan your bathroom in the most appealing way. Nowadays, outlining your lounge and room is not adequate to increase the value of your home. Keeping in mind the end goal to show a top of […]

Horse flu damage spreads

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 As the Federal Labor Party calls for an inquiry into the outbreak of Equine Influenza, federal Opposition leader Kevin Rudd said “if there is a hole in the quarantine system, it needs to be plugged straight away.” Federal Minister for Agriculture Mr McGauran has cautioned against a rushed judgment that failures […]

President Bush to request USD$439.3B defense budget

Saturday, February 4, 2006 The Bush Administration said Thursday that it will request a Defense Department budget of US$439.3 billion for 2007. This is an increase of over 4%. This does not include a planned supplemental bill to fund ongoing actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. The proposal’s details are still not final, but the budget […]

Dale Ogden, 2010 California gubernatorial candidate, talks with Wikinews

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 Dale Ogden, a 2010 California gubernatorial candidate, talks with Wikinews reporter Mike Morales about his platform. Ogden is a member of the United States’ Libertarian Party.

Mayor of Camden, London, arrested in benefit fraud inquiry

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 The mayor of the London Borough of Camden, England, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of benefit fraud. Omar Faruque Ansari was taken from Camden Town Hall by police to Holborn police station over allegations that he was wrongfully claiming disability benefits. After four hours of questioning, he was released on bail […]

Award winning singer George Michael cautioned after caught with drugs in London public toilet

Sunday, September 21, 2008 British Grammy Award winning singer George Michael has been cautioned over drug use. The 45 year old singer was caught with class A and C drugs in the Hampstead Heath area of London. He was arrested on 19 September after being caught in the public toilet. British Home Office Minister Tony […]

US adds 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate drops to seven year low

Monday, September 7, 2015 The US economy added 173,000 jobs in August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday. The unemployment rate fell from 5.3 to 5.1 percent, the lowest since April 2008. Although August job gains were lower than most economists forecast, job growth numbers for June and July were revised upwards by […]

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