Bush Administration changes official position on legitimacy of Qur’an desecration allegations

Saturday, June 4, 2005 After an investigation of allegations that Islam’s holy book the Qu’ran was mishandled in front of inmates at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the Bush administration has acknowledged the credibility of some of these reports. According to Robert Burns of the Associated Press, U.S. military officials acknowledged that, “a Muslim holy book was […]

CanadaVOTES: CHP candidate Jerome Dondo running in Brandon—Souris

Saturday, September 27, 2008 On October 14, 2008, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the federal election. Christian Heritage Party candidate Jerome Dondo, CGA is standing for election in the riding of Brandon—Souris. Self-employed since 2000, Dondo works as a finance consultant with First Nation reserves, and provides accounting services to small business […]

Wikinews interviews specialists on China, Iran, Russia support for al-Assad

Monday, September 23, 2013 Over the past week, diplomatic actions have averted — or, at least delayed — military strikes on Syria by the United States. Wikinews sought input from a range of international experts on the situation; and, the tensions caused by Russia’s support for the al-Assad regime despite its apparent use of chemical […]

Do You Need A Two Car Garage In Wilmington, De?

Read An Opinion On: Custom Passive Home Builders Custom Passive Homes byadmin Do you currently have an attached one-car garage that is not big enough to house your vehicles? Maybe you have an attached two-car garage that you want to turn into a living space. Regardless of the scenario, you need to find a builder […]

Car and train collide in Buffalo, New York

Friday, January 12, 2007 Buffalo, New York —Reports say that a subway train and a car have collided in downtown Buffalo, New York. Witnesses say that calls to 911 came in just before 12:00 p.m. [EST] that a car had driven onto the tracks of the Metro Rail operated by the Niagra Frontier Transit Authority […]

Lobby groups oppose plans for EU copyright extension

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 The European Commission currently has proposals on the table to extend performers’ copyright terms. Described by Professor Martin Kretschmer as the “Beatles Extension Act”, the proposed measure would extend copyright from 50 to 95 years after recording. A vast number of classical tracks are at stake; the copyright on recordings from […]

Australian government announces $52.5 million financial assistance package for Ford

Friday, May 5, 2006 Australian Prime Minister John Howard and federal industry minister Ian MacDonald today announced that the federal government would be providing Ford Australia with a AU$52.5 million (US$40.4 million) “financial assistance package”. Additional assistance will also be provided by the Victorian state government. According to Mr Howard, the injection will secure Ford’s […]

Common Workers Compensation Insurance Questions For Small Business Owners

Read An Opinion On: Work Termination Policies Australia Employment Termination Australia Common Workers Compensation Insurance Questions for Small Business Owners by Jim Cochran What is workers compensation insurance? Workers’ compensation insurance covers your employees’ medical and disability expenses related to work-related illness and on-the-job injuries. Employers’ liability coverage, which is normally included on a workers […]

Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, […]

Belgian king swears in PM Van Rompuy, cabinet

Sunday, January 4, 2009 The Belgian parliament on Friday approved the new Van Rompuy I Government consisting of the same five political parties that formed the last ruling coalition, temporarily ending the country’s political crisis. Lower house deputies approved the Motion of Confidence by a majority of 88 votes to 45, with no abstentions. “Don’t […]