FBI arrests nuclear engineer and wife on charges of espionage

Monday, October 11, 2021 In the United States on Saturday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) arrested a couple in West Virginia. Court documents released Sunday allege they tried to sell classified data to a foreign nation. The Maryland couple, former U.S. Navy nuclear engineer Jonathan Toebbe and […]

Law center helps defend open source

Wednesday, February 2, 2005 Eben Moglen, Columbia University Law Professor, will head the newSoftware Freedom Law Center (SFLC). An initial 4 million dollars has been provided by Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) to fund the project. The law center will provide free legal service for open source projects and developers. In 2004 OSDL established a […]

Japanese tsunami impacts California coastal town

Sunday, March 13, 2011 The tsunami caused by Japan’s magnitude 8.9 quake on Friday destroyed the commercial fishing harbor of Crescent City, California, a coastal town still recovering from a devastating tsunami in 1964. Although most of the fishing boats were removed in advance, the 198 docking slips that the harbor had provided for boats, […]

Plastic Surgery Concerns For Heavy Exercisers}

Read An Opinion On: Cosmetic Penile Enhancement Surgery Best Cosmetic Penis Enlargement Surgery Submitted by: Katie Perry Cosmetic procedures are often sought by athletes of all levels, from professional sports competitors to weekend warriors, and just about everyone in between. This makes sense when you consider that the goal of plastic surgery is to enhance […]

Ousted PM Thaksin bemoans freezing of Swiss assets

Thursday, September 6, 2007 Following on from the seizure of US$1.5 billion in former Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra’s Thai bank accounts, the ousted PM is claiming assets in Swiss bank accounts have been frozen. When queried, the Swiss embassy in Bangkok said that there had been no request for an asset freeze, and that […]

US Supreme Court rules Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional

Thursday, June 27, 2013 In a ruling released yesterday, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5–4 that portions of Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) are unconstitutional and married same-sex partners should not be prevented from receiving federal benefits including tax and social security benefits, and recognition for the purpose of immigration. In the […]

Wikinews interviews Joe Schriner, Independent U.S. presidential candidate

Saturday, April 17, 2010 Journalist, counselor, painter, and US 2012 Presidential candidate Joe Schriner of Cleveland, Ohio took some time to discuss his campaign with Wikinews in an interview. Schriner previously ran for president in 2000, 2004, and 2008, but failed to gain much traction in the races. He announced his candidacy for the 2012 […]

Body Sculpting Workouts

Read An Opinion On: Office Massage Sydney Submitted by: Rob Daniels A medical history and physical examination is recommended prior to receiving treatment for weight loss and body sculpting. We are a body-conscious society and body sculpting can increase self-esteem and job potential. The best candidates for body sculpting have firm, elastic skin and are […]

Olympic condoms auctioned: “faster, higher, stronger”

Friday, November 6, 2009 Sports memorabilia collector Zhao Xiaokai has amassed 5,000 condoms left over from the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and is offering them for sale at auction. Each condom is stamped with the motto of the Olympics in English and in Chinese: “faster, higher, stronger”. The Beijing Olympics condoms are offered for […]

French workers use threats in compensation demand

Friday, July 17, 2009Following similar threats by workers at New Fabris and Nortel, workers at JLG in Tonneins, France, threatened to blow up several platform cranes. The JLG factory announced in April 2009 that it will fire 53 of its 163 workers by the end of 2009, while the remaining 110 jobs will not be […]