Stranded Russian minisub is trapped by 60 tonne anchor

Friday, August 5, 2005 The Interfax news agency is reporting that a Russian minisub that was stranded underwater in the Pacific Ocean is trapped by two 60 tonne anchors. The submarine propeller has snagged on the antenna of a sonar underwater coastal defense station, (or perhaps very long low frequency arrays, which can be thousands […]

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 […]

Former adult film actress forced to leave teaching job again

Friday, March 11, 2011 Tera Myers, a former actress in pornographic films, has left her position as a science teacher at Parkway North High School in St. Louis County, Missouri after her past was revealed by a student. This marks the second such controversy involving Myers, also known under the names Tericka Dye and the […]

Fifty 1 Duo Electronic Cigarette Starter Kit

Here’s An Opinion On: Optical Fibre Cabling Fibre Optic Cables Fifty 1 Duo Electronic Cigarette Starter Kit by Gwen Gale This compound is not generally a industrial tobacco because tobacco trade mainly divided into small compounds in about a year to give the flavor of the processing and fermentation. \”He explained. So, weigh the execs […]

Arrests made in Australia after ‘anti-terror’ raids

Tuesday, November 8, 2005 Seventeen people have been arrested overnight in Sydney and Melbourne, in what Police have described as ‘anti-terror’ raids. New South Wales (NSW) and Victorian police conducted the raids, and both police chiefs have said that the action foiled a terrorist plot. New South Wales Police Commissioner Ken Moroney said that, “we […]

Sarkozy appoints François Fillon as Prime Minister of France

Thursday, May 17, 2007File:Francois fillon1.jpg The new President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy has appointed François Fillon to head the new French government. Fillon’s predecessor Dominique de Villepin stepped down yesterday, and formally handed over the post during a ceremony today. The nomination did not come as a surprise after the British newspaper the Financial Times […]

Fuzlullah named Pakistan’s new Taliban leader

Friday, November 8, 2013 Pakistan’s Taliban announced Thursday they had chosen Mullah Fazlullah as their new leader. A US drone attack last week killed their previous leader, Hakimullah Mehsud. Fazlullah, who takes credit for ordering the attack on schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai in 2012, is known for his rejection of peace talks. The Pakistani government has […]

News briefs:May 5, 2007

It’s 19:50 UTC on Saturday, May 5, 2007. Hello, I’m David Jacobson with Audio Wikinews, News briefs and . Contents 1 A Kenya Airways jet with 115 on board crashes 2 Mohammad Khatami meets Pope Benedict XVI 3 Kentucky faith-based agency under fire for religious coercion 4 Closing statements

Brookfield, Wisconsin man charged with stealing toilet and urinal parts

Saturday, March 30, 2013 Yesterday, the Milwaukee County district attorney charged Cory J. Feerick, a 33-year-old from Brookfield, Wisconsin, with five misdemeanor counts of stealing US$35,000 worth of flush valves from fast food restaurants and university toilets and urinals. If convicted, Feerick could spend to 9 to 45 months in jail, and pay between US$10,000 […]

Petition pressures City of Edinburgh Council to review clause affecting live music scene

Thursday, June 25, 2015 Live music venues in Edinburgh, Scotland are awaiting a review later this year on the 2005 licensing policy, which places limitations on the volume of amplified music in the city. Investigating into how the policy is affecting the Edinburgh music scene, a group of Wikinews writers interviewed venue owners, academics, the […]