October, 2018

Rescued Australian miners sign multi-million dollar media deal

Wednesday, May 17, 2006 The two Australian mine-workers, who were trapped for 14 days underground in a collapsed mine, have signed a media deal reportedly worth AUD$2 million for their story of survival. Local media reports that the lucrative deal, announced by the Nine Network, is believed to be the “highest ever paid to secure […]

U.S. Supreme Court upholds health care mandate

Thursday, June 28, 2012 In a decision today, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the controversial healthcare law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010. The Supreme Court also upheld the individual mandate provision of the law, which would require most U.S. citizens to obtain health insurance by 2014, or pay a […]

Supplements For Nasal Allergy And Sinus Infection Patients

Read An Opinion On: Amir Taherniamd By Alex Chong Nasal allergy is a quite common illness that everybody can have it. It is caused by the exposure of the individual to the various types of allergens such as pollen, fungus, mold, dust mites, certain foods, latex, animal dander, volatile chemicals and others. When allergens were […]

Death toll from Borneo bridge collapse reaches eleven

Monday, November 28, 2011 The death toll from the weekend suspension bridge collapse on the Indonesian island of Borneo has risen from four to eleven. Search and rescue teams continue to look for bodies in the Mahakam River. The number of wounded is currently 39 injured; reports from locals suggest 33 people remain missing at […]

Man arrested in connection with Honolulu toddler death

Saturday, January 19, 2008 Matthew Higa, 23, has been arrested in connection with the death of a 23-month-old boy. Higa is alleged to have thrown the child from a pedestrian overpass into oncoming traffic on Honolulu’s H-1 Freeway. The local coroner’s office noted that the child died on impact after falling 30 feet (9 meters) […]

Wikinews interviews the Socialist Alliance about the upcoming Queensland State election

Monday, March 2, 2009 With a Queensland state election coming up in Australia, many minor parties will be looking to hold balance of power and making the major parties listen to what they have to say. The Socialist Alliance (SA) is one of these parties. SA is a left-wing political party. There stated describes itself […]

Wikinews interviews Frank Moore, independent candidate for US President

Saturday, March 1, 2008 While nearly all coverage of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third party candidates. These parties represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. Wikinews has impartially reached […]

Sizzler salad bars shut after rat poison found in food

Wednesday, March 1, 2006 The Sizzler Restaurant franchise in Australia has closed the salad bars in all of its 29 restaurants across the country, after rat poison was discovered in food at two of the chain’s outlets in Brisbane. Self-serve salad bars at the restaurants have been closed in response to a sabotage scare. Sizzler […]

Emergency Dentist In Mankato, Mn: Tips For Making It Through The Holidays

Read An Opinion On: Bean Bag Refills Bean Bag Beans byAlma Abell It never fails, you are eating Thanksgiving dinner with your family, and suddenly someone has a toothache. You are playing football after dinner and someone is hit and chips or breaks a tooth, meaning that you are in dire need of an Emergency […]

Teachers at Australian school shocked at no warning over redundancies, can apply before ‘externals’

This article’s primary contributor, Patrick Gillett, is an alumnus of Sunshine Coast Grammar School. Monday, August 30, 2010 A deal between Sunshine Coast Grammar School headmaster Nigel Fairbairn and the Independent Education Union of Australia has ended a week of uncertainty for 22 of the Queensland, Australia school’s staff. Last week Wikinews obtained a list […]

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