February, 2019

US President Bush nominates new surgeon general

Friday, May 25, 2007 Yesterday, United States President George W. Bush nominated James W. Holsinger as the next Surgeon General of the United States. “ Today, I have announced my intention to nominate James W. Holsinger, Jr., to serve as the 18th Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Holsinger is an accomplished physician who […]

Market maker Bernard L. Madoff arrested in $50B ‘giant Ponzi scheme’

 Correction — January 10, 2009 This article incorrectly states that Mr Madoff attended Hofstra University Law School. His education was actually with Hofstra College, which he graduated from in 1960.  Friday, December 12, 2008 Top broker and Wall Street adviser Bernard L. Madoff, aged 70, was arrested and charged by the FBI on Thursday with a […]

US unemployment rate reaches 9.8%

Friday, October 2, 2009 Companies in the United States are shedding more jobs, pushing the country’s unemployment rate to a 26-year high of 9.8%. The US Labor Department said on Friday that employers cut 263,000 jobs in September, with companies in the service industries — including banks, restaurants and retailers — hit especially hard. This […]

Airplane in Nigeria crashes during mock rescue exercise

Saturday, March 13, 2010 A Nigerian airplane crashed in the city of Port Harcourt yesterday, resulting in several minor injuries. The plane was supposed to be taking part in a mock rescue exercise, and was carrying 30 members from the National Emergency Management Agency and other emergency workers, when it slid off the runway and […]

Cold as ice: Wikinews interviews Marymegan Daly on unusual new sea anemone

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 In late 2010 a geological expedition to Antarctica drilled through the Ross Ice Shelf so they could send an ROV under it. What they found was unexpected: Sea anemones. In their thousands they were doing what no other species of sea anemone is known to do — they were living in […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal

Thursday, July 3, 2014 Ian Narev, the CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, this morning “unreservedly” apologised to clients who lost money in a scandal involving the bank’s financial planning services arm. Last week, a Senate enquiry found financial advisers from the Commonwealth Bank had made high-risk investments of clients’ money without the clients’ […]

Wikinews interviews Joe Schriner, Independent U.S. presidential candidate

Saturday, April 17, 2010 Journalist, counselor, painter, and US 2012 Presidential candidate Joe Schriner of Cleveland, Ohio took some time to discuss his campaign with Wikinews in an interview. Schriner previously ran for president in 2000, 2004, and 2008, but failed to gain much traction in the races. He announced his candidacy for the 2012 […]

Scottish archaeology student discovers 5,000 year old chewing gum in Finland

Thursday, August 23, 2007 An archaeology student from Scotland has discovered a 5,000 year old piece of chewing gum on a dig in Finland. Sarah Pickin, a 23-year-old part-time barmaid studying archaeology with Derby University, discovered the gum during a dig in the north-west of the country. The gum is a lump of birch bark […]

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Immigration raid at Ohio poultry plant

Thursday, August 30, 2007 Roughly 160 Illegal immigrants were arrested when federal authorities raided a chicken plant in Fairfield, Ohio. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirms a Search warrant was conducted Tuesday, however, they made no arrests. Koch poultry was also raided earlier in the day Tuesday when dozens of suspected illegal immigrants were arrested. […]

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