Asbestos controversy aboard Scientology ship Freewinds

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Asbestos controversy aboard Scientology ship Freewinds

Friday, May 16, 2008 Controversy has arisen over the reported presence of blue asbestos on the MV Freewinds, a cruise ship owned by the Church of Scientology. According to the Saint Martin newspaper The Daily Herald and the shipping news journal Lloyd’s List, the Freewinds was sealed in April and local public health officials on […]

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Thirteen Israeli soldiers, scores of Palestinians killed in deadly day of fighting in Gaza Strip

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Thirteen Israeli soldiers, scores of Palestinians killed in deadly day of fighting in Gaza Strip

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 On Sunday, in the deadliest day of fighting for the Israeli military in several years, thirteen Israeli soldiers were reported killed in the Gaza Strip. Over 500 deaths of Palestinians have been reported in the Gaza Strip in the now-fourteen days of Israel’s offensive against Hamas. Over 67 deaths of Palestinians […]

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Sallie Mae leads Consumer Financial Protection Bureau complaints about student loans

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Sallie Mae leads Consumer Financial Protection Bureau complaints about student loans

May 19th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 A review this week by Wikinews of US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) complaints about student loans in the United States shows Sallie Mae leads all lending institutions in complaints. Of the 4,851 complaints dating back to March 2012 when the CFPB first began collecting student loan data, 2,262 or 46.6% […]

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Rachel Weisz wants Botox ban for actors

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Rachel Weisz wants Botox ban for actors

May 15th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 English actress Rachel Weisz thinks that Botox injections should be banned for all actors. The 39-year-old actress, best known for her roles in the Mummy movie franchise and for her Academy Award-winning portrayal in The Constant Gardener, feels facial Botox injections leave actors less able to convey emotion and that it […]

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Fur fans flock to Toronto’s Furnal Equinox 2019

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Fur fans flock to Toronto’s Furnal Equinox 2019

May 10th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Monday, March 25, 2019 From March 15 to 17, the Canadian city of Toronto played host to the tenth Furnal Equinox, an annual event dedicated to the “furry fandom.” Wikinews attended. Programming ranged from music to gender, science to art, covering dozens of aspects of the varied subculture. The event’s featured guests were visual artists […]

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Boy missing in Glynn County, Georgia

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Boy missing in Glynn County, Georgia

May 10th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Saturday, March 10, 2007 Six-year-old Christopher Michael Barrios, Jr. has been missing since Thursday night. He was last seen near his home in the Canal Mobile Home Park just north of Brunswick, Georgia. He is a hispanic/black male, 3’06” – 4’00”, and 60-70 lbs. He has short black hair and brown eyes, and was last […]

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First winter snowfall in New Zealand

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First winter snowfall in New Zealand

May 9th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Saturday, June 4, 2005 Overnight Friday a Southerly storm brought snow to both the Southern Alps and the central North Island mountains of New Zealand for the first time this year, closing major roads and stranding travellers at the start of the Queens Birthday holiday weekend. Police and the AA urged motorists to drive with […]

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News briefs:May 05, 2010

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News briefs:May 05, 2010

May 9th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Blood Red Sandman, Turtlestack, Tempodivalse Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide. [edit]

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Movers In Tacoma, WA And Dealing With Bulky And Heavy Furniture

May 8th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Get More Information Here: Council Project Murals Sydney Architect Project Murals Sydney byAlma Abell How big and bulky is your furniture? Perhaps, you love your ornate wall-unit, large sectional and heavy round dining room table. However, when it comes to picking those items up and moving them down a flight of stairs, placing them on […]

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Nokia files lawsuit against Apple

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Nokia files lawsuit against Apple

May 7th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Friday, October 30, 2009 Mobile phone and computer manufacturer Nokia is filing a lawsuit against Apple over patent infringements. The infringements include speech coding, wireless data, security and encryption technology Nokia claims is used in Apple iPhones. According to a Nokia press release, 40 other companies are paying royalties to them in return for the […]

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