March, 2019

Disney theme parks to rid trans fats internationally

Thursday, October 25, 2007File:Entrance of Disneyland Paris.jpg Walt Disney Resorts in Paris, Hong Kong, and Tokyo will eliminate trans fats from all food served at the parks by 2009. This move comes in addition to ridding foods of trans fats at Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida, by the end of this […]

Bat for Lashes plays the Bowery Ballroom: an Interview with Natasha Khan

Friday, September 28, 2007 Bat for Lashes is the doppelgänger band ego of one of the leading millennial lights in British music, Natasha Khan. Caroline Weeks, Abi Fry and Lizzy Carey comprise the aurora borealis that backs this haunting, shimmering zither and glockenspiel peacock, and the only complaint coming from the audience at the Bowery […]

House of Supreme Court Justice threatened

Monday, January 23, 2006 In the town of Weare, New Hampshire, a movement is under way to force Supreme Court Justice David Souter to sell his home for “public benefit,” an expansion of the eminent domain provision in the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution that the Supreme Court legalized in the controversial 5–4 decision […]

US helicopter crashes in Iraq; 2 unaccounted for

Sunday, April 2, 2006 The two crew-members of a US Army Apache helicopter which went down near Youssifiyah, Iraq are said by U.S. officials to be presumed dead after several failed searches for their bodies in the surrounding area. A statement by army officials said yesterday that early reports suggested that the AH-64D Apache Longbow […]

Green Party refines ‘Buy Kiwi Made’ scheme

Friday, August 11, 2006 The New Zealand Government has asked the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand to start refining its taxpayer funded ‘Buy Kiwi Made‘ scheme to also include products designed in New Zealand but manufactured elsewhere. The Buy Kiwi Made scheme was a NZ$11 million post-election deal between the Labour Party and the […]

Wikinews interviews three figures from Donald Trump’s political past

Sunday, March 13, 2016 Wikinews spoke with three people associated with the early political career of U.S. businessman Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Those interviewed include longtime political operative Roger Stone, a close associate of Trump and director of Trump’s 2000 presidential exploratory committee; journalist Dave Shiflett, co-writer of […]

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Relief efforts continue Over 116,000 are reported dead in the coastal areas of Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and other regions. As international aid begins to flow to the region, casualties caused by outbreaks of cholera, typhoid and related diseases, as well as by increasingly unsanitary conditions, threatens to push the death toll even […]

I’ll Have Another wins 2012 Preakness Stakes

Monday, May 21, 2012 The placement for first and second place at the 2012 Preakness Stakes could have been a replay of the Kentucky Derby earlier this month as I’ll Have Another came in first with Bodemeister behind in second. In this race, Creative Cause finished third. By winning the Kentucky Derby and the 137th […]

Barack Obama presents rescue plan after GM declaration of bankruptcy

Monday, June 1, 2009 In a televised speech from the White House at 16:00 UTC today, President of the United States Barack Obama presented a reorganization plan following the 12:00 UTC announcement by General Motors that it had filed for bankruptcy and Chapter 11 protection from its creditors, the largest bankruptcy of a U.S. manufacturing […]

Cocaine found in frozen mango puree shipped to Montréal, Canada

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced Tuesday that they had seized approximately 160 kilograms of cocaine discovered in buckets of frozen mango puree imported from Mexico. Investigations led the police to a shipping container destined for the Port of Montréal, in the Canadian […]

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