Rally in Australian forests to oppose woodchip industry

Sunday, July 2, 2006 Greens’ Senator Kerry Nettle and Greens’ 2007 NSW MLC candidate Joyn Kaye holding banner at head of rally at Eden July 2, 2006 A rally organised by a coalition of nearly 30 environmental groups took place at the site of the Eden wood chip mill in the south east forests of New South Wales today. Organisers estimate that 600 people attended the event, many of whom

Author Amy Scobee recounts abuse as Scientology executive

Monday, October 11, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Amy Scobee about her book Scientology – Abuse at the Top, and asked her about her experiences working as an executive within the organization. Scobee joined the organization at age 14, and worked at Scientology’s international management headquarters for several years before leaving in 2005. She served as a Scientology executive in multiple high-ranking positions, working out of the international headquarters of Scientology

The Art Of Manufacturing And Supplying Medical Equipment: A Guide For Every Hospital

More On This Topic: Buy Air Compressors Finding the right kind of medical equipment manufacturer is not only desirable but also necessary in today’s fast-paced world where the number of problems is far greater than the number of cures. Every problem that brings a patient to the doors of a hospital requires proper care and attention. And for specialized care and attention for each problem, every hospital needs to be

Wikinews interviews Paúl M. Velazco about new yellow-shouldered bat species

Monday, April 21, 2014 Paul Velazco with a Vampyrum spectrum. Image: Marco Tschapka. Distribution range of species formerly ascribed to Sturnira lilium (gray tone) and the type localities (stars) of species in the S. lilium complex. Image: Paúl M. Velazco. Scientists at Chicago’s Field Museum and New York’s American Museum of Natural History have discovered three new species of yellow-shouldered bats, genus Sturnira, in the Neotropics. On Wednesday open-access journal

MuchMusic Video Awards this Sunday in Toronto, Canada; Wikinews will be there

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Wednesday, June 13, 2007 Hilary Duff appeared at MuchMusic on April 23, 2007 to promote her music on their program Live@MUCH. Duff will appear at the 2007 MMVAs, with dozens of other popular singers, bands, and actors.(Photo by Robin Wong, who will take images at this year’s

Californian computer company lodges antitrust suit against Microsoft

Tuesday, February 21, 2006Tangent Computer, a computer services and hardware company based in Burlingame, California has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft. The lawsuit filed on February 14, 2006 claims that Microsoft continues to breach federal antitrust laws. Tangent alleges that Microsoft fosters tactics “to prevent and destroy competition” while raising prices of its software to “supra-competitive levels.” Tangent is arguing that the tactics are a violation of section 2 Sherman

US Exchange rate a concern for Europeans

Sunday, November 21, 2004 European finance ministers at the G-20 meeting which opened Saturday, November 20th, are expected to discuss the current exchange rate of the euro vs. the dollar. The euro is currently trading high against the dollar, so that it takes around $1.34 (as of December 4, 2004) to buy one euro. This has the effect of making exports from Europe to the USA more expensive, increasing the

Looted, possibly contaminated body parts transplanted into USA, Canadian patients

Monday, March 20, 2006 Fears of contaminated bone and skin grafts are being felt by unsuspecting patients following the revelation that funeral homes may have been looting corpses. Janet Evans of Marion, Ohio was told by her surgeon, “The bone grafts you got might have been contaminated”. She reacted with shock, “I was flabbergasted because I didn’t even know what he was talking about. I didn’t know I got a

Spelbound declared winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2010

Monday, June 7, 2010 An acrobatic group known by the name of Spelbound has been declared as the winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2010, a televised variety talent show competition broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom. As the winning act of the show, Spelbound have won £100,000 (US$144,580, €120,313, A$175,079) and a place at The Royal Variety Performance, an annual gala evening that is attended by senior members of

NASA van rolls off California mountain

Wednesday, December 8, 2004 LOS ANGELES — A commuter van (Van Pool No. 36) from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) plunged 200 feet into a ravine in the Angeles National Forest this morning. The van was carrying ten people: six JPL employees, two NASA employees, and two private contractors. They are identified as: Javier Bautista: Regular Substitute Driver Cheryl Lynn Allworth: Executive Secretary in JPL’s