Sulpicio Lines asks court to stop BMI investigation into ‘Princess of the Stars’ disaster

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Sulpicio Lines asks court to stop BMI investigation into ‘Princess of the Stars’ disaster

Monday, July 7, 2008 The Philippine shipping company Sulpicio Lines has asked a court to issue a temporary restraining order (TRO) stopping the Board of Marine Inquiry (BMI) from proceeding with its investigation into the loss of MV Princess of the Stars. The passenger ferry capsised and sank off Sibuyan island on June 21 during […]

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US Supreme Court rules video games are protected speech

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US Supreme Court rules video games are protected speech

March 25th, 2019 by

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 In a 7-2 decision handed down on Monday, the US Supreme Court struck down California’s violent video game law and ruled that video games are protected speech covered by the First Amendment. The California law banned the sale and rental of violent video games to minors. The underlying question was whether […]

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English Premier League: Week 32 round-up

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English Premier League: Week 32 round-up

March 24th, 2019 by

Sunday, March 30, 2008 The 32nd round of the English Premiership took place this past weekend with both the battles for the league title and the battle against relegation still raging on. The fate of one team has been sealed for the rest of the season as Derby County has been mathematically guaranteed relegation, setting […]

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Using Brain Based Marketing To Engineer Hard To Refuse Offers

March 24th, 2019 by

Click Here To Know More About: Mens Shirts Online Buy Shirts Online Australia Submitted by: Dan Auito Here are the most important points and benefits to using brain-based marketing. Effective selling is based upon emotions and establishing the right first impression; again, emotion sells, logic justifies. Take heart: The ability to move people is not […]

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American Academy of Pediatrics supports dairy for lactose intolerant children

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American Academy of Pediatrics supports dairy for lactose intolerant children

March 24th, 2019 by

Wednesday, September 6, 2006 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in the September 2006 issue of its journal Pediatrics, supports the use of dairy by lactose intolerant children. Dr. Melvin B. Heyman, author of the article, says that just because a child is lactose intolerant, does not mean that they should avoid dairy altogether. Many […]

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Wikinews Shorts: December 25, 2008

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Wikinews Shorts: December 25, 2008

March 24th, 2019 by

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, December 25, 2008. The Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota has reported a sharp decrease in the number of global vehicle sales in November. The firm sold 618 000 cars in that month, a decrease of almost 22% from the same time last year. This comes several days after Toyota’ […]

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IWF reverses censorship of Wikipedia

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IWF reverses censorship of Wikipedia

March 22nd, 2019 by

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. On December 7, Wikinews first reported that some Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the United Kingdom, were filtering access to an image and an article on the popular, […]

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Electronic voting disputed in France

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Electronic voting disputed in France

March 22nd, 2019 by

Wednesday, April 18, 2007 In France, voting has traditionally been a low-tech experience: voters isolate themselves in a booth, put a pre-printed sheet of paper indicating their candidate of choice into an envelope. After officials verify the voter’s identity, the voter drops the envelope into the ballot box and signs the voting roll. French electoral […]

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Blues musician Pinetop Perkins dies at age 97

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Blues musician Pinetop Perkins dies at age 97

March 21st, 2019 by

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 American blues musician Pinetop Perkins, a first generation Delta bluesman, died in Austin, Texas, on Monday at the age of 97. His death was announced by his agent, Hugh Southard. Perkins suffered from a cardiac arrest as he took a nap and paramedics failed resuscitate him. During his 80-year career Perkins […]

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Community Television consortium urges Australian government to increase funding for channels

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Community Television consortium urges Australian government to increase funding for channels

March 20th, 2019 by

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) has urged the Australian government to increase funding for community broadcasters. CBAA is asking for an extra $AU14 million for “vital community broadcasting services.” According to CBAA President Deborah Welch, community television is the training ground for the Australian media industry. “It is the […]

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