Texas baby removed from life support against mother’s wishes

Tuesday, March 22, 2005Sun Hudson, a six-month old Texas baby died last week when health care providers at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas removed his life support system over the objections of his mother. The action was authorized under the 1999 Futile Care Law which was signed into law by then-Gov. George W. Bush. […]

Building collapses in Manhattan

Monday, July 10, 2006 New York City —A four-story building on 62nd Street in Manhattan collapsed after an explosion Monday. Both the White House and New York Fire Department have said the explosion was not caused by a terrorist attack. The New York Fire Department said that the owner of the building, Dr. Nicholas Bartha, […]

Category:Iain Macdonald (Wikinewsie)/Aviation

Aviation articles by Wikinewsie Iain Macdonald. Rescue helicopter crash kills six in Abruzzo, Italy UK Civil Aviation Authority issues update on Shoreham crash response Nigerian jet attacks refugee camp, killing dozens Fighter jet crashes during Children’s Day airshow in Thailand Plane carrying 92 crashes into Black Sea near Sochi Hijackers divert Libyan passenger jet to […]

Helpful Tips For Finding An Electrician In Zionsville

Find Out More About: Local Electricians Illawong Local Electrician In Illawong byAlma Abell Hiring an electrician is a safer and more effective method than attempting to do your own electrical repairs, which can actually end up making matters worse. If you have sudden or longstanding problems with the wiring in your home or office building, […]

Australian House of Representatives grows heated over industrial relations legislation

Thursday, November 3, 2005 Australian industral relations reform legislationmade up of 700 pages of bill legislation and 500 additional pages of explanatory memoranda was introduced into the Federal House of Representatives November 2, where the Opposition heatedly attempted to address their perceived problem of the Government’s lack of discussion and debate over the matter. The […]

Philippine Foreign Secretary Del Rosario to visit China amid South China Sea territorial dispute

Sunday, July 3, 2011 Philippines Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario is scheduled to visit China from July 7 to 9, raising hopes that a territorial dispute between the two countries may be resolved. A six-nation dispute has escalated in the sea concerning territorial claims to several islands including the Spratly Islands. The area is thought […]

6.0 magnitude earthquake rocks eastern Turkey

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Basyurt, in the Elazig province or eastern Turkey at 04:32 AM (02:32 GMT) on Monday. According to local Kandilli observatory, the quake struck at a depth of five kilometres; the epicenter was near Karakocan town in the same province. The pre-dawn earthquake killed at least 40 people […]

News briefs:April 16, 2010

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Delta II launches GPS IIR-19 satellite

Saturday, March 15, 2008 A Delta II rocket launched at 06:10 GMT this morning, with the GPS IIR-19 navigation satellite. The spacecraft, which forms part of the US Air Force’s NAVSTAR Global Positioning System, has been successfully delivered into a Medium Earth orbit. The rocket flew in the 7925-9.5 configuration, with 9 GEM-40 solid-rocket boosters, […]

Disney animator Ollie Johnston dies at 95

Wednesday, April 16, 2008 American animator Ollie Johnston, the last of Disney’s so-called “Nine Old Men”, has died at the age of 95. Johnston died of natural causes on Monday in Sequim, Washington, according to Walt Disney Studios Vice President Howard E. Green. Johnston worked on many of the Disney’s classic films, including Snow White […]

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