Wikinews Shorts: August 13, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, August 13, 2009. Contents 1 Paris suffers second night of violence 2 No concrete progress but North American leaders express solidarity 3 Mexican federal police foil plot to assassinate President Calderón 4 Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to another three years of house arrest 5 Four Rio Tinto […]

Useful Animals

Find Out More About: Imm Spl Cart Water Useful animals by Innovation Animals can be used for food, to help you hunt, to protect things or other animals, to heard other animal, for people who can see or are deaf, and be used to find people, etc. Useful animals serves many things to humans We […]

BP report into Gulf of Mexico disaster lays blame on other contractors

Friday, September 10, 2010 BP released their report into the causes of the Deepwater Horizon disaster earlier this year on Wednesday, and shifted much of the blame for the explosion and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, onto Transocean, the […]

Toll New Zealand announces that the Overlander train service will stay

Thursday, September 28, 2006 Toll New Zealand has announced that it will keep the Overlander train service but on a reduced timetable, the service was initially due to stop service September 30. Toll said that they reached the decision because of the huge amount of public support the train service received, including a 16,000 person […]

Category:October 21, 2007

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Family Coalition Party candidate Ray Scott, Algoma-Manitoulin

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 Ray Scott is running for the Family Coalition Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Algoma-Manitoulin riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, […]

Invisibility shield gets blueprint

Tuesday, March 8, 2005 Two engineers, Andrea Alù and Nader Engheta of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia have come up with a ‘plasmonic cover’ which they claim could render objects “nearly invisible to an observer”. The idea is still in its infancy, but it is said not to violate any obvious laws of physics. […]

U.S. Postal Service running out of money

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 Tensions are running high at the U.S. Postal Service as it faces an enormous budget shortfall. Even after announcing it was cutting 3,000 jobs, the beleaguered government agency is still quickly running out of money. Postmaster General John Potter asked the United States Congress for help on Wednesday, once again bringing […]

Digital security researchers publicly reveal vulnerability in WPA2 WiFi protocol

Thursday, October 19, 2017 On Monday, digital security researchers Mathy Vanhoef and Frank Piessens of Belgium’s KU Leuven university publicly disclosed a security vulnerability in the WPA2 Wi-Fi (wireless local-area networking) protocol, which they called KRACK (for Key Reinstallation Attack). Their study claimed KRACK affects every modern device using Wi-Fi; it can be fixed by […]

PayPal receives banking licence

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 The online payment service PayPal has received a banking licence in Luxembourg, promoting it to the status of a bank. As a consequence PayPal will move their headquarters to Luxembourg. Since 2004 PayPal had the status of an Electronic Money Issuer supervised by the U.K. Financial Services Authority. Having an official […]

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