Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Also try the 2008 World News Quiz of the year. What would you tell your grandchildren about 2008 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 years’ time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2008, what would the question be? The year that markets collapsed, or perhaps […]

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UK energy companies announce that prices for bills could increase

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UK energy companies announce that prices for bills could increase

Saturday, September 19, 2009 Six energy companies in the United Kingdom have announced that it is likely that the prices for energy bills could increase over the course of 2010. The companies, which are nicknamed the “big six” in the United Kingdom, did not pass on information that there would be price cuts in energy […]

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500 stranded melon-headed whales rescued in Philippine bay

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500 stranded melon-headed whales rescued in Philippine bay

June 6th, 2020 by Admin

Saturday, February 14, 2009 Philippine fishermen, volunteers and authorities with dozens of fishing boats have joined hands in guiding back to sea about 500 disorientated melon-headed whales that were stranded in the shallow waters near the mouth of Manila Bay delta in the Bataan Peninsula. The gentle mammals were first spotted swimming back and forth […]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Misdiagnosis And Treatment

June 5th, 2020 by Admin

See More About: Recyclable Plastic Jars Bottle Caps Supplier Submitted by: Blair Sutherland Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a very painful condition and can be debilitating. However (CTS) is often misdiagnosed. The most common misdiagnosis is a syndrome that has very similar symptoms and is called thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). This article will give a […]

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Child killed by family dog

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Child killed by family dog

June 4th, 2020 by Admin

April 12, 2005 In what authorities call a terrible tragedy, a four-year-old boy was killed Sunday afternoon by the family dog. The Orange County, Virginia USA boy was playing in his back yard while their dog, a Rottweiler–German Shepherd mix, was chained to a stake. The parents of the boy were home when the mauling […]

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Las Vegas ‘chili finger’ woman has history of lawsuits

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Las Vegas ‘chili finger’ woman has history of lawsuits

June 4th, 2020 by Admin

Monday, April 11, 2005 Anna Ayala, the Las Vegas woman who claims to have found the notorious “chili finger” at a Wendy’s outlet in San Jose, California, has filed lawsuits against other businesses, according to researchers at the Associated Press. Her previous court battles included the national El Pollo Loco chicken-chain, a previous employer, and […]

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2-year-old dies in car in 100ºF heat with windows rolled up

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2-year-old dies in car in 100ºF heat with windows rolled up

June 3rd, 2020 by Admin

Friday, August 24, 2007 A two-year-old girl was found dead inside a car yesterday in Union Township, Clermont County, Ohio The car was parked outside the Glen Este Middle School with all windows rolled up. High temperatures in the area reached 100ºF (~38ºC). Police said that the girl had been inside the car for hours […]

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Wine Additives That Can Make Or Break A Wine}

June 3rd, 2020 by Admin

See More About: Best Revision Rhinoplasty Manhattan Best Nose Job In Manhattan Submitted by: Jonathan Tan To be able to enjoy the wines we have today, additives would have to be used. These additives help preserve the taste and quality of the wine, while prolonging its shelf life at the same time. It is no […]

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/AL-KY

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/AL-KY

May 31st, 2020 by Admin

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It […]

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California meat packing firm recalls 143M pounds of beef

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California meat packing firm recalls 143M pounds of beef

May 31st, 2020 by Admin

Sunday, February 17, 2008 I am dismayed at the in-humane handling of cattle that has resulted in the violation of food safety regulations at the Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company. In a press release today, California-based Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co. indicated that it has voluntarily recalled just over 143 million pounds (65 million kilograms) of raw […]

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