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Wikinews Shorts: August 8, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for Saturday, August 8, 2009. Contents 1 Leader of Pakistan Taliban may have been killed in drone attack 2 Hillary Clinton arrives in South Africa 3 Anniversary of Georgian War marked by mutual accusations 4 Police in the United Kingdom ordered to review policing of demonstrations 5 Son of missing […]

Wikinews interviews Australian wheelchair basketball coach Tom Kyle

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 Toronto , Canada —What experiences makes a coach of an international sports team? Wikinews interviewed Tom Kyle, the coach of the Australia women’s national wheelchair basketball team, known as the Gliders, in Toronto for the 2014 Women’s World Wheelchair Basketball Championship. ((Wikinews)) Tell us about yourself. First of all, where were […]

New Zealand recalls squid boats

Sunday, May 8, 2005 In order to save the lives of seabirds, the government of New Zealand has ordered the recall from sub-Antarctic waters of the entire fleet of New Zealand’s 35 squid fishing boats. Once at port, the boats are to take on independent observers to ensure that they follow codes of practice. Violators […]

News briefs:June 10, 2010

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Bat for Lashes plays the Bowery Ballroom: an Interview with Natasha Khan

Friday, September 28, 2007 Bat for Lashes is the doppelgänger band ego of one of the leading millennial lights in British music, Natasha Khan. Caroline Weeks, Abi Fry and Lizzy Carey comprise the aurora borealis that backs this haunting, shimmering zither and glockenspiel peacock, and the only complaint coming from the audience at the Bowery […]

British TV presenter Rico Daniels tells Wikinews about being ‘The Salvager’

Saturday, March 14, 2009 Rico Daniels is a British TV presenter living in France who is known for his two television series — The Salvager — whilst he still lived in the UK and then Le Salvager after he moved to France. Rico has been in a variety of jobs but his passion is now […]

Endangered Luzon Buttonquail photographed alive by Philippines documentary

Sunday, February 22, 2009 According to ornithologists, a rare Philippines buttonquail feared to have gone extinct was recently documented alive by a cameraman inadvertently filming a local market, right before it was sold and headed for the cooking pot. Scientists had suspected the species—listed as “data deficient” on the 2008 International Union for Conservation of […]

The Onion: An interview with ‘America’s Finest News Source’

Sunday, November 25, 2007 Despite the hopes of many University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) students, The Onion was not named after their student center. “People always ask questions about where the name The Onion came from,” said President Sean Mills in an interview with David Shankbone, “and when I recently asked Tim Keck, who was one […]

Why Should You Prefer Selling Your House As Is To The House Buyers?}

Find Out More About: Gold Coast Home Builders Antech Constructions Why Should You Prefer Selling Your House As Is to the House Buyers? by Nick P. If the condition of your house is dilapidated, it can be a nightmare to sell it quickly. To sell home As Is is always a complex and intimidating task, […]

England: Multi-storey carpark in Liverpool gutted by fire, 1,300 vehicles destroyed

Thursday, January 4, 2018 A fire on Sunday night in the seven-storey carpark for the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England destroyed almost all the vehicles parked inside and led to cancellation of the final evening of the Liverpool International Horse Show and evacuation of nearby blocks of flats. The blaze reportedly started with a parked […]

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