NHL: Penguins to remain in Pittsburgh

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NHL: Penguins to remain in Pittsburgh

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell announced Tuesday morning that a deal had been struck between state and local officials and the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey franchise. The Penguins organization will formally announce the deal tonight, prior to the Penguins game against the Buffalo Sabres at the Mellon Arena. The deal will ensure that […]

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Pfizer and Microsoft team up against Viagra spam

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Pfizer and Microsoft team up against Viagra spam

Sunday, February 13, 2005 New York –”Buy cheap Viagra through us – no prescription required!” Anyone with an active email account will recognize lines like this one. According to some reports, unsolicited advertisements (spam) for Viagra and similar drugs account for one in four spam messages. BACKGROUND Spamming remains one of the biggest problems facing […]

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Volkswagen emissions scandal may affect thousands more cars

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Volkswagen emissions scandal may affect thousands more cars

March 22nd, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 The Volkswagen emissions scandal continued yesterday with the company announcing 800,000 mainly diesel vehicles may also be affected by carbon dioxide emissions problems. The company stated “the safety of the vehicles is in no way compromised”. They estimated potentially this could cost them €2bn on top of the €6.7bn set aside […]

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Death toll from Borneo bridge collapse reaches eleven

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Death toll from Borneo bridge collapse reaches eleven

March 21st, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Monday, November 28, 2011 The death toll from the weekend suspension bridge collapse on the Indonesian island of Borneo has risen from four to eleven. Search and rescue teams continue to look for bodies in the Mahakam River. The number of wounded is currently 39 injured; reports from locals suggest 33 people remain missing at […]

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Wikinews Shorts: September 6, 2010

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Wikinews Shorts: September 6, 2010

March 20th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Monday, September 6, 2010 President Alvaro Colom says torrential downpours causing flooding and landslides have undone the country’s reconstruction from Tropical Storm Agatha in May. Up to eighteen people are reported killed in rain-related incidents across the country as weather systems in both the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific batter the region, and forecasters […]

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UK Radar station could aid flood warnings

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UK Radar station could aid flood warnings

March 20th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Saturday, June 23, 2007 File:598249.jpg A new £1 million weather station is planned for installation in the north-east of England. The Met Office, Environment Agency, and Northumbrian Water all want to install the station at High Moorsley, near Sunderland. The new facility, which will feature a 16.5m (54ft) weather dome, will vastly improve weather forecasting […]

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Interview with Innocent Watat, City Council candidate for Wards 3 & 4 in Brampton, Canada

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Interview with Innocent Watat, City Council candidate for Wards 3 & 4 in Brampton, Canada

March 19th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Saturday, October 21, 2006 The upcoming 2006 Brampton municipal election, to be held November 13, features an array of candidates looking to represent their wards in city council or the council of the Peel Region. Wikinews contributor Nick Moreau contacted many of the candidates, including Innocent Watat, asking them to answer common questions sent in […]

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Westchester County, NY to build affordable housing for non-whites

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Westchester County, NY to build affordable housing for non-whites

March 19th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Thursday, August 13, 2009 In a settlement, hailed by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a “historic civil rights settlement,” the county government for Westchester County, New York has agreed to spend US$51.6 million to build 750 affordable housing units that will primarily be offered to non-white minorities. The settlement […]

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The Need For Business Shredding Services In Irvine

March 19th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Get More Information Here: Identity Theft Prevention Australia Credit Fraud Protection Online byAlma Abell Running a business is about making sure that dozens of projects get done each day. It’s not just about making sure that you make your customers and clients happy and that things run as smoothly as possible, it is about making […]

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NTSB releases updates on status of 3 major US investigations

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NTSB releases updates on status of 3 major US investigations

March 19th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Sunday, June 17, 2007 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the agency responsible for investigating transportation accidents in the United States, released updates on three major investigations on June 14. The NTSB, well known publicly for its involvement in the investigation of aviation incidents which involve harm or loss of human life, is also an […]

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