January, 2019

The Next Consortium of ITRI launches ‘RoboScooter’

Sunday, May 11, 2008 At the Pavilion of Taiwan Automotive Research Consortium during the AutoTronics Taipei 2008, in Taipei Time, the Next Consortium of Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) unveiled a brand-new environmental-concept vehicle named “RoboScooter”. It was jointly designed by the Creativity Lab of ITRI, SYM Motors, and the Media Lab of Massachusetts Institute […]

Trinidad and Tobago hold Sweden in second Group B match

Saturday, June 10, 2006 In what might amount to one of the shocks of the tournament Trinidad and Tobago drew with Sweden 0-0 in the second Group B match, Saturday, despite having a defender sent off. Lars Largerback’s Swedish side failed to break a high-energy team marshalled with great confidence from midfield by the Trinidadian […]

Wikinews interviews Frank Moore, independent candidate for US President

Saturday, March 1, 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 parties represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. Wikinews has impartially reached […]

ACLU, EFF challenging US ‘secret’ court orders seeking Twitter data

Thursday, April 7, 2011 Late last month, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed objections to the United States Government’s ‘secret’ attempts to obtain Twitter account information relating to WikiLeaks. The ACLU and EFF cite First and Fourth amendment issues as overriding reasons to overturn government attempts to keep their […]

Inquiry blames surgical failures for Scottish patient deaths

Friday, February 17, 2012 A fatal accident inquiry concluded three patients who underwent keyhole surgery to remove their gall bladders died as a result of mistakes during, and after, the operations. Agnes Nicol, George Johnstone, and Andrew Ritchie died within a three-month period in 2006 whilst in the care of NHS Lanarkshire in Scotland. Later […]

On the campaign trail, March 2012

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 The following is the fifth in a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2012 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after a brief mention of some of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail, a politician from outside the fifty states receives […]

Wikinews Shorts: April 1, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Sunday, April 1, 2007. Contents 1 Nepal: Former rebels join government; elections set for June 2 Russia bans foreigners from retail sales jobs 3 Google TiSP April fools joke 4 Iranian students protest outside British embassy in Tehran Five former Maoist rebels were sworn in as ministers as part […]

Time Warner, Sprint close to mobile pact

Wednesday, December 29, 2004 New York – Time Warner Cable is close to a deal with Sprint Corp. to offer mobile telephone service under the TimeWarner brand to the cabler’s 11 million subscribers, according to a report in Wednesday’s The Wall Street Journal. If such a deal is struck, Time Warner will be the first […]

US president Obama, Congress call for blocking of executive bonuses at AIG insurance company

Wednesday, March 18, 2009 United States President Barack Obama stated Monday that insurance giant AIG is in financial trouble due to “recklessness and greed,” and called for legal action to stop the company from giving out millions of dollars in bonuses to its executives. “It’s hard to understand how derivative traders at AIG warranted any […]

Lemoine Suggests: investigations from a Wikimedia Foundation news leak/Email Sue Gardner January 7, 2008 7:53:44 PM PST

From: Sue Gardner <edited>Amgine wrote:I figure this will be easiest if we remain on a single e-mail thread then. Sure, that’s fine. So I will keep it all here. I’ve been collecting documentation regarding the Wikimedia Foundation’s recent fundraising efforts for a news article on Wikinews (No doubt, Sue, Erik has informed you I left […]

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