May, 2019

U.S. Senate passes landmark health care reform bill

Thursday, December 24, 2009 The United States Senate has approved a hard-fought measure to overhaul the health care system. The vote will be followed by the difficult process of reconciling the Senate-passed bill with one approved by the House of Representatives, in order to get a final measure to President Barack Obama. HAVE YOUR SAY […]

How To Spring Clean Your Home

Find Out More About: Bird Deterrent Products Online Bird Control Australia Submitted by: Ellie Lewis Every year when the snow begins to melt, the birds begin singing, and the sun seems to be shining just a little bit brighter, spring fever starts to set in. This is the time when you get an itch to […]

Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

News briefs:August 27, 2006

The time is 18:00 (UTC) on August 27th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs. Contents 1 Headlines 1.1 Many dead after jet crashes in Kentucky 1.2 Canadian soldiers kill Afghan police officer 1.3 British soldier shot and killed in southern Afghanistan 1.4 Deadline to release Muslim prisoners passes, journalists released 1.5 Guantanamo inmate […]

Thai forces on alert for second anniversary of Narathiwat armoury raids

Wednesday, January 4, 2006 Two years on from the raids that signalled the start of what is generally accepted to be a separatist campaign in the south of Thailand, military forces in the area remain on alert for a repeat of the daring raid that saw four soldiers killed and over 400 guns stolen. The […]

Woman finds human finger in bowl of chili at Wendy’s restaurant

Thursday, March 24, 2005 San Jose, California — A woman eating a bowl of chili at a Wendy’s restaurant bit into a chewy bit that turned out to be a human finger. She immediately spat it out, warned other patrons to stop eating, and upon recognizing the object as a finger, vomited. “I’m more of […]

English jury returns mix of verdicts in policeman’s serial rape trial

Thursday, November 25, 2010 A jury in Newcastle Crown Court, northeast England has cleared a police officer of some charges in a trial over serial rapes and related offences, and convicted him of others. Northumbria Police’s Police Constable Stephen Mitchell faced five counts of rape, six of indecent assault and 15 of misconduct in public […]

Wrestler Kid Kash released by employer

Wednesday, September 27, 2006 World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has come to terms on the release of wrestler Kid Kash. Kash, who’s real name is David Cash, signed with WWE in May 2005 after being released by his former employers, Florida-based Total Nonstop Action Wrestling in April of that year. The reason for his release is […]

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green Party candidate Russell Korus, Vaughan

Sunday, October 7, 2007 Russell Korus is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the Vaughan 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 […]

Ukraine opposition candidate Yushchenko is suffering from a Dioxin intoxication, doctors say

Saturday, December 11, 2004 VIENNA –Doctors from the Rudolfinerhaus clinic in Vienna say “there is no doubt” Ukrainian opposition leader Victor Yushchenko was poisoned with Dioxin. Yushchenko’s body had about 1,000 times more than the normal concentration of the toxin. It is unknown if there were any other poisons in his system. Although it has […]

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