February, 2019

Interview with Tony Ciufo, City Council candidate for Ward 10 in Mississauga, Canada

Friday, September 22, 2006 The upcoming 2006 Mississauga municipal election, to be held November 13, features an array of candidates looking to represent their wards in city council. Wikinews contributor Nicholas Moreau has contacted as many candidates as possible, including Tony Ciufo, asking them to answer common questions sent in an email. There is no […]

Defendant shoots Judge, three others at Atlanta courthouse

Friday, March 11, 2005 A defendant on trial for rape in Atlanta, Georgia reportedly stole a deputy sheriff’s handgun and used it to shoot the judge, court reporter, and two deputies Friday morning. Three people were killed and one was wounded. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Rowland W. Barnes has been confirmed dead along with […]

Brazilian shot by police on London Underground was not acting suspiciously

Tuesday, August 16, 2005 Documents, reportedly leaked from the investigation into the death of Jean Charles de Menezes, the Brazilian electrician shot dead by British Police on the London Underground on 22 July reveal that Mr de Menezes was not acting suspiciously and was already restrained when shot. Furthermore, the documents reveal that the original […]

Arctic ice thickness decreasing, suggests satellite data study

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 A recent study based on satellite radar altimetry indicates drastic thinning of Arctic ice during the winter of 2007. It was found that the ice thickness had been fairly constant for the five previous winters. The researchers were able to highlight widespread ice thinning in areas covered by both old and […]

State Farm Insurance allegedly destroying papers

Tuesday, April 11, 2006 Zach Scruggs, a lawyer for United States Senator Trent Lott, says that State Farm Insurance Company is destroying records related to claims for damage from Hurricane Katrina. The records allegedly contain information saying that State Farm fraudulently denied insurance claims made by its policy holders, including Lott, that had homes there […]

Mumbai officials demolish 39K shanties; 200K homeless

December 25, 2004 Officials in Mumbai, India, demolished over 6,000 shanties today in a push to eradicate the capital city’s slums. In total, 39,000 shanties have been flattened, displacing over 200,000 people, in the city’s biggest-ever demolition drive, which began in early December. When complete, over 2 million people are expected to be displaced. After […]

No prosecution for UK minor who called Scientology a ‘cult’

Saturday, May 24, 2008 The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) of the government of the United Kingdom told the City of London Police on Friday that there will be no prosecution for a 15-year-old boy who called Scientology a “cult” at a May 10 peaceful protest. The City of London Police had previously confiscated the boy’s […]

Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel dies aged 87

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 On Saturday, acclaimed writer Elie Wiesel died in New York City at age 87, his family said, following a lengthy illness. Wiesel was born 1928 in the town of Sighet in Romania. Twelve years later, in 1940, his town was included in an annexation by Hungary. In 1944, Wiesel, fifteen at […]

Increase Business Relations By Sharing Office Space

Read An Opinion On: Hire Website Design Experts Port Moresby Graphic Designer Port Moresby byAlma Abell When you do not need to rent an entire office space, consider inquiring about renting a cubicle or office in an established office. Many office buildings have empty offices that are rented to individuals that just need the use […]

Airborne sedan smashes into dental office in Santa Ana, California, US

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 A car accident involving the car occupants and a dentist’s office happened on Sunday night in Santa Ana, California. A white Nissan sedan which was apparently driving too fast hit the raised concrete median on the road, after which it was launched into the air, slamming straight into the wall of […]

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