October, 2018

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 […]

US automaker bailout deal fails to pass Senate

Friday, December 12, 2008 A US$14 billion bailout package deal for the “Big Three” United States automakers — Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors — has been rejected in the United States Senate after failing a procedural vote. The bill was rejected after bipartisan discussions on the bailout broke down when Republican Party leaders insisted that […]

Wikinews Shorts: April 1, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Sunday, April 1, 2007. Contents 1 Nepal: Former rebels join government; elections set for June 2 Russia bans foreigners from retail sales jobs 3 Google TiSP April fools joke 4 Iranian students protest outside British embassy in Tehran Five former Maoist rebels were sworn in as ministers as part […]

Wikinews interviews Australian Statistician Brian Pink

Monday, April 7, 2008 The Australian Bureau of Statistics is responsible for some of Australia’s largest surveys, including the Census of Population and Housing, held every five years. At its head is the Australian Statistician. The current Statistician, Brian Pink, started in his position on March 5, 2007, following the retirement of predecessor Dennis Trewin. […]

NASCAR: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. earns 2011 Daytona 500 pole

File:Dale Earnhardt Jr 2008 Cropped.jpg Monday, February 14, 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. won his first pole position of the season today for the 2011 Daytona 500 that will be held at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. His time of 48.364 seconds was faster than all others who qualified. […]

Police make significant progress in London bombings investigation

Tuesday, July 12, 2005 Dramatic developments today have revealed new information about last Thursday’s bomb attacks on London. One person has been arrested after a series of raids in Leeds. The four men alleged to be responsible for the bombings travelled by train from Leeds to King’s Cross on Thursday morning, where they were seen […]

Web Designing Trend 2011

Here’s An Opinion On: Grundfos Pumps Australia Buy Grundfos Pump Submitted by: Nisha02 Kumari Very good news for all web designers is that in 2011 we will see the official retirement of IE6 and projected retirement of IE7. According to this year s trend web designer should be able to make the very responsive and […]

WTO calls meeting on trade finance and economic crisis

Friday, October 10, 2008 The head of the World Trade Organization, Pascal Lamy, has called for a meeting to assess the trade finance situation, including the impact on developing countries. The meeting, which is schedule for November 12, will allow credit institutes and government officials to review the current trade credit situation. “A number of […]

Author Amy Scobee recounts abuse as Scientology executive

Monday, October 11, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Amy Scobee about her book Scientology – Abuse at the Top, and asked her about her experiences working as an executive within the organization. Scobee joined the organization at age 14, and worked at Scientology’s international management headquarters for several years before leaving in 2005. She served as […]