January, 2018

False cancer cure claims lead to federal charges against five US companies

Saturday, September 20, 2008 The United States Federal Trade Commission filed charges against five companies for “deceptive advertising of bogus cancer cures”. An additional six companies also named in the federal agency’s complaint have settled and their cases will not go into litigation; however, they will be required to send letters to their former customers, […]

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority drop inquiry into culture of banking

Thursday, December 31, 2015 The Financial Conduct Authority, one of Britain’s banking sector regulators, indicated it has decided to drop an inquiry into banking culture, including practices and payment of banking staff. The inquiry was intended to review “whether culture change programmes in retail and wholesale banks are driving the right behaviour, in particular focusing […]

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Here’s An Opinion On: Used Off Road Buggy For Sale Goulburn Off Road Carts & Generators Best Spots For Celebrity Sightings Near Paramount CA by Bjorn Brieman One of the most likely places to see a celebrity in Los Angeles is at a restaurant and the restaurant that is most popular with celebrities in the […]

Wikinews interviews Goronwy Price about the upcoming by-election in the Bradfield electorate of the Australian parliament

Thursday, December 3, 2009 With two federal by-elections coming up in Australia, many minor parties and independents will be looking to gain a seat in the House of Representatives. Goronwy Price is a candidate representing the Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy party. Mr Price is an environmentalist, adventurer and businessman from the Sydney suburb of Cremorne. […]

‘Twin Towers’ warship set to enter New York

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 A warship built with steel from the World Trade Center is set to enter New York and travel up the Hudson River to the site of Ground Zero. 7.5 tons of steel from the buildings have been used in the construction of the USS New York. When the ship reaches Ground […]

Film project aims to raise £1 million to make a Creative Commons-licensed film

Friday, June 23, 2006 Matt Hanson aims to raise £1 million to fund the production of a feature-length film which would be distributed freely via the Internet under a Creative Commons licence, all funded through 50,000 people each donating £25 to the project, which he’s called ‘A Swarm of Angels‘. No stranger to filmmaking, Matt […]

The Onion: An interview with ‘America’s Finest News Source’

Sunday, November 25, 2007 Despite the hopes of many University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) students, The Onion was not named after their student center. “People always ask questions about where the name The Onion came from,” said President Sean Mills in an interview with David Shankbone, “and when I recently asked Tim Keck, who was one […]

Warhol’s photo legacy spread by university exhibits

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Evansville, Indiana, United States — This past week marked the opening night of an Andy Warhol exhibit at the University of Southern Indiana. USI’s art gallery, like 189 other educational galleries and museums around the country, is a recipient of a major Warhol donor program, and this program is cultivating new […]

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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 […]