G20 Summit plans to inject US$5tn into economy before 2011

Friday, April 3, 2009 The G20 Summit held in London, England concluded Thursday with an injection into the economy of US$5 trillion by the end of 2010. Global trade would be supported by $250 billion (169.5 billion pounds). “We are going to act decisively to kickstart international trade. We will ensure availability of at least […]

Mumbai officials demolish 39K shanties; 200K homeless

December 25, 2004 Officials in Mumbai, India, demolished over 6,000 shanties today in a push to eradicate the capital city’s slums. In total, 39,000 shanties have been flattened, displacing over 200,000 people, in the city’s biggest-ever demolition drive, which began in early December. When complete, over 2 million people are expected to be displaced. After […]

Casa De La Zacatecana House Of The Zacatecana Queretaro, Mexico

Read An Opinion On: Casino Online Uae By Raymond Blakney The Casa de la Zacatecana (House of the Zacatecana) is one of the hidden gems of Quertaro, Mexico. This stunning example of colonial architecture is located on the Avenue Independencia #59 in the historic downtown of Quertaro, Mexico (which is a UNESCO world heritage site). […]

Parts of New Jersey government stopped as budget fails to clear Legislature in time

Monday, July 3, 2006 New Jersey —Numerous non-essential state services have ceased operation indefinitely from July 1. These include road work, the New Jersey Lottery, and the Motor Vehicle Commission, with Atlantic City casinos and racetracks (which require state monitoring) and public beaches and parks closing from July 5. As a result of Article VIII, […]

Wikinews interviews Kent Mesplay, Green Party presidential candidate

Sunday, June 29, 2008 While nearly all coverage of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third-party candidates. These prospects represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. Wikinews has reached out to […]

Top 5 Considerations Before You Build A Swimming Pool

Read An Opinion On: Revolution Property Co By David Vogel 1. Why Do You Want A Swimming Pool? Boy, this sounds like a silly question! Your response provides answers to many of the design considerations. Not only that, but it also indicates what type of swimming pool you should be purchasing. If you want a […]

Lowes Patio Furniture: Ideal Furniture For The Outdoors

Read An Opinion On: Modern Patio Furniture Los Angeles By Kellie Purden Lowes patio furniture cannot be compared by any other brands when it comes to choices, value and style. Lowes is know for their simple and fuss free furniture pieces, but designed with a modern flair by Lowe’s most talented furniture designers. It de-clutters […]

HIV-positive man receives 35 years for spitting on Dallas police officer

Sunday, May 18, 2008 An HIV-positive man was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday, one day after being convicted of harassment of a public servant for spitting into the eye and open mouth of a Dallas, Texas police officer in May 2006. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that no […]

Necessary Insurance Plans

Read An Opinion On: J1 Visiting Scholars Health Insurance You need to insure a number of important things in your life. You are required to have insurance for your car and your home in order to legally own and use that kind of property. It is also necessary to have health insurance and life insurance. […]

Emergency declared in US state of Washington, eight additional casualties, many still without power

Monday, December 18, 2006 A state of emergency was declared Sunday for the U.S. state of Washington by governor Christine Gregoire, as additional reports of storm-related casualties surfaced. The state National Guard has been deployed to aid in distributing supplies. Thousands were still without power in the coastal and Puget Sound regions, though most urban […]