Retired U.S. vets sue Donald Rumsfeld for excessive service cutbacks

Tuesday, May 31, 2005 One thousand residents of the Defense Department-managed Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. filed a class-action lawsuit on May 24, asserting that the cut-backs in medical and dental services imposed by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld are illegal. The operating budget for the home was reduced from $63 million in […]

Snow hits southern parts of Norway

Friday, February 23, 2007 This article features in a News Brief from Audio Wikinews: A major snowfall has disrupted transport in Norway this week. Several roads and all railway services have been reported as closed due to the heavy snowfall, and meteorologists have recommended that people try to stay at home if possible. Snow storms […]

Fuel leak prompts 17,000-vehicle recall by Toyota

Sunday, June 27, 2010 Toyota announced on Friday that it will recall around 17,000 Lexus vehicles in response to risks of the fuel tank in the cars leaking after a collision. The Lexus HS 250h model was subjected to the recall following a US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigation. Despite previously passing Toyota […]

Snake Venom May Stop Arthritis Pain

Read An Opinion On: Pressure Cleaning Melbourne High Pressure Cleaning Melbourne By Janet Martin The next time you see a snake, don’t kill it or drive it away. That slithering serpent may save you from the pain of arthritis. This bizarre revelation comes from Dr. Naftali Primor, research and development manager for Shulov Institute for […]

6.2 magnitude aftershock provokes panic in southern Chile

Friday, April 23, 2010 A 6.2-magnitude aftershock struck a large part of central and southern Chile on Friday morning, but it caused no casualties or major damage, ONEMI reported. The aftershock took place at 06:03 local time (10:03 UTC), and according to the University of Chile Geological Survey, the epicentre was located 26 kilometers to […]

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans graduate students

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list.Tuesday, September 13, 2005 NAICU has created a list of colleges and universities accepting and/or offering assistance to displace faculty members. [1]Wednesday, September 7, 2005 This list is taken from Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students, and is intended to make searching […]

Princes William and Harry host the Concert for Diana

Monday, July 2, 2007 Performances by Sir Elton John and the English National Ballet featured in the Concert for Diana, held in Wembley Stadium, London on Sunday to commemorate the late Diana, Princess of Wales life on what would have been her 46th birthday. As a result of the terror attacks in the United Kingdom […]

Serial killer suspected loose in New York, more bodies found

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 Police in Suffolk County, New York suspect that a serial killer may be on the loose in the area, following the discovery of eight bodies on beaches near the New York City area since December 2010. The latest discovery of three corpses was made by investigators on Gilgo Beach, which is […]

Denmark blames al-Qaeda for embassy bombing

Wednesday, June 4, 2008 On Monday, June 2, the Danish embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, was attacked with a car bomb. The bomb went off in the parking lot of the embassy at around 12:10 pm (UTC+5), killing at least six and wounding at least 30 others. One Danish citizen was killed. “I think we can […]

Israel Journal: Is Yossi Vardi a good father to his entrepreneurial children?

Thursday, December 20, 2007 Wikinews reporter David Shankbone is currently, courtesy of the Israeli government and friends, visiting Israel. This is a first-hand account of his experiences and may — as a result — not fully comply with Wikinews’ neutrality policy. Please note this is a journalism experiment for Wikinews and put constructive criticism on […]

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