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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 […]

Cisco sues Apple for iPhone trademark

Friday, January 12, 2007 The iPhone only made its appearance as a prototype and there have been controversies aroused. The dispute has come up between the manufacturer of the iPhone (which was resented on Wednesday for the first time) – Apple Inc. – and a leader in network and communication systems, based in San Jose […]

Getting Familiar With Various Types Of Tractors

Read An Opinion On: Best Forklift Hire Melbourne Best Forklift Hire Canberra Getting Familiar with Various Types of Tractors by Riza Deshpande In a common definition, tractors are heavy mobile equipment designed to perform a high tractive torque at slow speeds. They are a very helpful tool for agricultural and construction works most especially when […]

St. Anthony Foundation provides hope

Friday, September 23, 2005 On the corner of Golden Gate Ave. and Jones St. in the Tenderloin, San Francisco, right next to the Civic Center you can see a throng of low-income and homeless people lining up outside of St. Anthony’s Dining Room hall which opens up it’s doors everyday at 11:30 a.m. Volunteers dressed […]

Oracle to acquire Siebel for USD 5.85bn

Tuesday, September 13, 2005 US-based Oracle Corporation announced earlier today that they are buying rival US-based Siebel Systems for $10.66 USD per share. Siebel shareholders have the option to receive the $10.66 per share in cash or in Oracle stock. This deal is valued at approximately $5.85 billion USD. Siebel Systems’ Board of Directors has […]

Crosswords/2005/February/7

Monday, February 7, 2005 Feel free to use the Wikimedia sites to solve our Wikinews crossword. Please do not fill it out online as it would spoil it for other people; print it out and fill it in at your own leisure! < Previous crossword. Contents 1 Quick crossword 2 Across 3 Down 4 Yesterday’s […]

Wikinews Shorts: April 19, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, April 19, 2007. Contents 1 Compensation sought for New Zealand’s Internet outage 2 Peruvian farmers issue warning to government 3 Missile shield to feature in talks 4 Water cuts possible as Australia faces drought 5 Russian plans for Bering Strait tunnel received with skepticism Wikinews reported previously on […]

DirecTV tunes out Trio, network in limbo

Saturday, January 1, 2005 The future of the artsy Trio channel became increasingly grim Saturday as satellite TV giant DirecTV dropped the fledgling network from its national channel lineup. When DirectTV programmers threw the off switch at 6 a.m. eastern standard time Jan. 1, Trio, an NBC Universal-owned cable television channel, lost two-thirds of its […]

News briefs:May 28, 2010

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Dog flu spreads across the US

Saturday, October 15, 2005 Dogs are normally resistant to most flu strains. Since about 2000, a new strain of dog flu has been spreading in America, and there’s no vaccine to prevent it. To limit exposure to the flu, some dog owners are avoiding public places like dog shows and parks. Since the flu can […]

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