November, 2018

First winter snowfall in New Zealand

Saturday, June 4, 2005 Overnight Friday a Southerly storm brought snow to both the Southern Alps and the central North Island mountains of New Zealand for the first time this year, closing major roads and stranding travellers at the start of the Queens Birthday holiday weekend. Police and the AA urged motorists to drive with […]

Anthrocon 2007 draws thousands to Pittsburgh for furry weekend

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Local caterers get ready for big business, as almost three thousand fans converge on the David L. Lawrence Convention Center over the Independence Day weekend for the world’s largest ever furry convention, Anthrocon 2007. Many hope to renew acquaintances, or meet new friends. Others look to buy from […]

Queen Elizabeth II arrives in Australia for 15th visit

Monday, March 13, 2006 Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip arrived in Australia yesterday for a five-day tour which includes the opening of the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, the Queen’s 15th visit of her reign and her first since 2002. Their tour began when they landed at Fairburn Air Force Base in Canberra where […]

Viktor Schreckengost dies at 101

Sunday, January 27, 2008 Viktor Schreckengost, the father of industrial design and creator of the Jazz Bowl, an iconic piece of Jazz Age art designed for Eleanor Roosevelt during his association with Cowan Pottery died yesterday. He was 101. Schreckengost was born on June 26, 1906 in Sebring, Ohio, United States. Schreckengost’s peers included the […]

Sam Brownback on running for President, gay rights, the Middle East and religion

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Monday, October 15, 2007 Sam Brownback is perplexed. The U.S. Senator from Kansas and Presidential candidate is a Republican whose politics—he is against marriage for gay people, he is against abortion, and […]

Fire reported at One HSBC Center in downtown Buffalo, New York

Saturday, January 19, 2008 Buffalo, New York —According to scanner frequencies of the Buffalo, New York fire department, smoke was reported on at least five floors at the northeast side at One HSBC Center in downtown Buffalo. The call came in around 10:50 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Friday January 18, not long after the ending […]

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Witness convicted of perjury in Best Bakery trial sentenced to one year

Wednesday, March 8, 2006 Zahira Sheikh, the main prosecution witness in the high-profile Best Bakery case, has been sentenced to a year in prison for lying in court and a fine of Rs. 50,000. Zahira Sheikh changed her testimony many time. A committee appointed by the Supreme Court said it believed she had been bribed […]

BDSM as business: An interview with the owners of a dungeon

Sunday, October 21, 2007 Torture proliferates American headlines today: whether its use is defensible in certain contexts and the morality of the practice. Wikinews reporter David Shankbone was curious about torture in American popular culture. This is the first of a two part series examining the BDSM business. This interview focuses on the owners of […]

Companies Grabbing Trade Opportunities For Import Of Construction Material And Equipment In Kenya}

More On This Topic: Earthmoving Perth Australia Mining Truck Companies grabbing trade opportunities for import of construction material and equipment in Kenya by SamanthaSBuilding a machine is not an easy task. The procedure is a lengthy one & while the construction workers are at it, durability is the key aspect to purchase any machine that […]

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