How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

Friday, September 9, 2005 New Orleans, Louisiana —After Category 4 storm Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, on the night before August 29, 2005, several flood control constructions failed. Much of the city flooded through the openings. One of these was the flood wall forming one side of the 17th Street Canal, near Lake Pontchartrain. […]

Canada Immigration Sponsoring Your Family}

Read An Opinion On: Cashmere Jumpers Online Buy Cashmere Jumpers Submitted by: Natasha Grof As a Canadian citizen or permanent resident you may be eligible to sponsor certain family members to become permanent residents of Canada. You may sponsor your spouse, common law partner, conjugal partner, or dependent children as members of the family class. […]

Jackson family seeking second autopsy

Sunday, June 28, 2009 Citing a lack of results from the primary autopsy by the Los Angeles (LA) Coroner’s Office of Michael Jackson’s body, the Jackson family has requested that an independent coroner examine the body in hopes of finding the cause of death. Michael Jackson in 1988Image: Alan Light. The LA Coroner’s have ruled […]

The Motorola Evoke Q4 A Cell Phones Review

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green candidate Marion Schaffer, Oakville

Monday, September 24, 2007 Marion Schaffer is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the Oakville riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from […]

Iran’s morality police crack down on un-Islamic dress

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 The Iranian police forces have faced criticism from Ayatollah Hashemi Shahrudi, the head of the judiciary who was appointed by Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for their re-invigorated campaign to do away with un-Islamic dress. Ayatollah Shahroudi proclaimed, “Tough measures on social problems will backfire and have counter-productive effects.” Others have, of […]

Laser Teeth Whitening

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No hotel previously on site of proposed Buffalo, N.Y. hotel location

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, October 2, 2006 “Court date […]

NZ Government passes bill to legalise controversial electioneering overspending

Wednesday, October 18, 2006 A new law to govern how New Zealand political parties spend money in the run up to an election has just been passed in Parliament. The Appropriation Bill was passed by 61 votes to 50 after hours of debate. Parliament’s been under urgency to allow Member of Parliaments (MPs) to discuss […]

Mouse makes nest in cash machine, eats money

Sunday, April 1, 2007 An ATM during service in Cambridge, United Kingdom. In Estonia, a mouse made its nest in a cash machine and spent the weekend eating tens of thousands of kroons in bank notes. The critter was discovered after a customer making a withdrawal got half-eaten bills from the machine. “ At some […]