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Wikinews interviews biologist Chris Simon about periodical cicadas

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 In May, periodical cicadas with 17 years life cycle emerged on the East Coast of the USA after underground development as juveniles since 1996. Researchers and scientists worked to map and study the rare wave, and the locals prepared for the noisy event. First recorded in 1666, the Magicicada septendecim species […]

Ahmadinejad sends letter to George W. Bush

Tuesday, May 9, 2006For the first time in three decades, direct and at least partially public diplomatic communication will commence between the United States (US) and Iran. Iranian government spokesman Gholam-Hossein Elham said that Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sent a letter to the U.S. president George W. Bush proposing “new solutions for getting out […]

Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Also try the 2008 World News Quiz of the year. What would you tell your grandchildren about 2008 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 years’ time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2008, what would the question be? The year that markets collapsed, or perhaps […]

Sydney welcomes home the Australian Olympic Team

Monday, August 20, 2012 Sydney, New South Wales —Earlier today, in the city’s central business district, the Australian Olympic Team were welcomed home in the first of a series of parades to be held in each Australian state capital. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Thousands of Australians lined George […]

Wikinews interviews William Pomerantz, Senior Director of Space Prizes at the X PRIZE Foundation

Regardless of who wins the prize, people all around the world will be able to experience the mission through high-def video-streams. Saturday, August 28, 2010 Andreas Hornig, Wikinews contributor and team member of Synergy Moon, competitor in the Google Lunar X Prize, managed to interview Senior Director of Space Prizes William Pomerantz of the X […]

Scientists report two life-saving treatments for Ebola

Thursday, August 15, 2019 On Monday morning, Director Anthony Fauci of the United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), announced a trial of four possible Ebola drugs was stopped early because two of them had already shown considerable progress in treating the disease and saving the lives of those infected. Ebola virus […]

US stocks see 9% drop before making recovery

Friday, May 7, 2010 US stock markets saw an unusually turbulent day yesterday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) losing almost a thousand points in thirty minutes, although later recovered somewhat to end the day with a smaller loss. The DJIA had its worst fall since 1987, a drop of 9% or 998.50 points, […]

Bank of England governor warns housing market is biggest threat to UK economy

Sunday, May 18, 2014 The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has warned that the state of the housing market in the United Kingdom is the current biggest domestic threat to the country’s economy, due to lack of house building, and regulatory issues. In an interview to be aired on Sky News today, […]

Ways That You Can Make Money From Your Online Business Model

Find Out More About: Avid New Media Asheville Web Design By Evelyn Lim If you are convinced by now that you wish to do an online business and would like to find out which business models are available, this article is written specially for you. The different avenues that you can make money are: 1. […]

News briefs:May 05, 2010

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