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FEMA head relieved of duties

Saturday, September 10, 2005 The U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff, announced from Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Friday that Coast Guard Vice Admiral Thad W. Allen will replace the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) director Michael D. Brown as the Principal Federal Official (PFO) for the recovery effort; however, Mr. Brown will continue as […]

Affordable And Best Lawn Care

Here’s An Opinion On: Sprinkler Systems Affordable and Best Lawn Care by Tyler P. Norman. There are certain homeowners, who prefer to have a small garden in their backyard. Everyone likes greenery, it not only makes you feel fresh but also improves the look and the presence of your place altogether. This is why lawns […]

‘No treaty withdrawal’, says Lakota elder

Saturday, January 12, 2008 File:Lakota Freedom Delegation conference 1.jpg The Lakota Freedom Delegation, which in December declared that the Lakota people were withdrawing from their treaties with the United States and reasserting their sovereignty as an independent state, is acting without the support of the Treaty Council, the traditional government of the Lakota, Wikinews has […]

Taliban resurgent in Pakistan on enforcement of Sharia law

Friday, May 4, 2007 “Pakistan was un-affected by Talibans and al-Qaeda (in my opinion) until the US flushed them out of Afghanistan. So 9/11 and WTC and the post WTC attacks by the ISAF (read American, for the locals) forces have led to the present condition in NWFP. At least that is the way the […]

Oil company BP to pay for Gulf of Mexico spill

Monday, May 3, 2010 The British oil company BP has said it will pay the cleanup costs from a severe oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. In a statement on its website posted earlier today, BP pledged to take responsibility for cleaning up after the Deepwater Horizon oil well ruptured, adding it would pay […]

Iran dismisses United Nations resolution imposing sanctions

Sunday, December 24, 2006 A unanimously passed United Nations Security Council resolution imposing sanctions on Iran has been dismissed by Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as a “piece of paper.” Ahmadinejad said that it is in “the best interest of the West” to have a “nuclear Iran” and that Iran will not stop enriching uranium. “It […]

2007/08 Bundesliga: Wolfsburg vs. Hansa Rostock

Saturday, October 6, 2007 October 6, 200715:30(UTC+1) Wolfsburg 1–0 Hansa Rostock Volkswagen Arena, Wolfsburg, Lower SaxonyAttendance: 26,127Referee: Herbert Fandel Krzynowek 53’Dzeko 53’Dejagah 64’Baier 64’Baier 66’Grafite 76’Dzeko 80’Schäfer 81’Dzeko 89′ (1) Match Report 55′ Kern 57′ Agali 57′ Dorn 86′ Bülow 86′ Lujimya-Mulongoti An 89th minute goal by substitute Edin Dzeko gave Wolfsburg a 1-0 victory over […]

Tips On Where And How To Recycle Your Motor Oil}

Here’s An Opinion On: Weekend Parking Melbourne Submitted by: Tim LaGanke, Jr. Motor oil, or what some of us refer to as dinosaur oil, can be a nuisance to handle and problematic when you dont know the proper way of disposal. But there is help. Recycling the icky sticky oil is good for the environment. […]

Bikers begin descent on South Carolina resort for rallies

Saturday, May 14, 2005 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina —This weekend is the kick-off for two motorcycle rallies held annually in the U.S. eastern seacoast town of Myrtle Beach. Enthusiasts this year are expected to meet or exceed the 170,000 bikers that arrived last year in droves to the small resort town of 23,000. Festivities span […]

Canada’s Beaches—East York (Ward 32) city council candidates speak

This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Friday, November 3, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Beaches—East York (Ward 32). Four candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for […]