Gay Talese on the state of journalism, Iraq and his life

Saturday, October 27, 2007 Gay Talese wants to go to Iraq. “It so happens there is someone that’s working on such a thing right now for me,” the 75-year-old legendary journalist and author told David Shankbone. “Even if I was on Al-Jazeera with a gun to my head, I wouldn’t be pleading with those bastards! […]

YouTube removes over 150,000 videos showing child abuse

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Blues musician Pinetop Perkins dies at age 97

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 American blues musician Pinetop Perkins, a first generation Delta bluesman, died in Austin, Texas, on Monday at the age of 97. His death was announced by his agent, Hugh Southard. Perkins suffered from a cardiac arrest as he took a nap and paramedics failed resuscitate him. During his 80-year career Perkins […]

Experts: obesity is a bigger threat than AIDS or bird flu

Friday, September 8, 2006 From September 3 to 8, experts gathered at the 10th International Congress on Obesity in Sydney, Australia, to discuss what they call the worldwide “obesity epidemic”. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 billion people in the world today are overweight, and 300 million of those are obese. “Obesity and […]

Wikinews interviews US National Archives Wikipedian in Residence

Thursday, June 30, 2011 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Dominic McDevitt-Parks, a prolific contributor to Wikipedia and a graduate student in history and archives management, agreed to answer a few questions about his new role as “Wikipedian […]

Forex Training A Crash Course For Beginners!

Here’s An Opinion On: Seo Marketing Agency Aussie Seo Experts By John Callingham Success rates in forex currency market have been recorded to as low as 5%. This figure has been solely regarded to one major reason and that is the inability of traders to have the appropriate advanced knowledge to come up with a […]

Google blocks home device from responding to Burger King commercial

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Friday, April 14, 2017 On Wednesday afternoon at around 2:45 PM US Eastern Time (1845 UTC), Google prevented its Google Home speaker from responding to prompts by a Burger King commercial advertising […]

Andrea Muizelaar on fashion, anorexia, and life after ‘Top Model’

Monday, November 26, 2007 In the 18 months since Andrea Muizelaar was crowned winner of the reality TV series Canada’s Next Top Model, her life has been a complete whirlwind. From working in a dollar store in her hometown of Whitby, Ontario, to modeling haute couture in Toronto, she had reached her dream of becoming […]

No people or animals hurt in rural Australian fire

Saturday, January 30, 2010 According to local police chief Craig Van Breugel there were no injuries or loss of life to animals or local residents in the recent fire in the rural Australian town of Toongabbie. “There was no injury to persons or animals. That is all I have for you,” Detective Acting Sergent Van […]

UK Transport Minister “pied” during launch of Future Heathrow group

Monday, May 23, 2005 A protester from the resident’s association HACAN Clearskies today pushed a pie into the face of UK Transport Minister Alistair Darling. Mr Darling was attending the launch of the pro-aviation industry pressure group Future Heathrow. HACAN describe themselves on their website as an “independent lobbying group which campaigns for quieter, cleaner […]