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Iran releases five detained Britons

Thursday, December 3, 2009 Iranian authorities have released five British yachtsmen who were detained last week in the Persian Gulf. A statement from Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said that, after investigation, it reached the conclusion that their illegal entry was a mistake. Britain’s Foreign Office confirmed the release, and said the yachtsmen are being towed to […]

 

Somali pirates launch attack on oil tanker

Monday, November 9, 2009 Somali pirates have carried out their longest-range attack to date today, firing on an oil tanker 1,850 kilometers off the coast of Somalia. NATO and European Union anti-piracy forces say pirates attacked the ship in the Indian Ocean, 740 kilometers northeast of the Seychelles islands. The reports say pirates in at […]

 

Wikinews interviews former Salt Lake City mayor and 2012 presidential candidate Rocky Anderson

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Former Salt Lake City mayor and human rights activist Rocky Anderson took some time to discuss his 2012 U.S. presidential campaign and the newly-created Justice Party with Wikinews reporter William S. Saturn. Anderson served as mayor of Salt Lake City for eight years (2000–2008) as a member of the Democratic Party. […]

 

Virginia law bans mobile phone use by teen drivers

Tuesday, April 3, 2007 Virginia governor Tim Kaine signed a bill into law on Friday last week that prohibits the use of mobile phones by newly licensed drivers under the age of 18 while operating a motor vehicle. Mobile phone users must pull off to the side of the road, or into a parking lot, […]

 

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 […]

 

Details emerge of Honda’s withdrawal from Formula One

Monday, December 8, 2008 More details have emerged over the weekend after the surprise announcement last week of Honda‘s intention to sell its Formula One racing team, Honda Racing F1. The team management, Nick Fry and Ross Brawn, have already announced confidence in their ability not only to find a buyer for the team but […]

 

Australian Muslim killed by her hijab in go-carting accident

Sunday, April 11, 2010 A Muslim woman has been killed by her religious apparel during a freak go-cart accident in Port Stephens, Australia. Mariam Dadoun, a 26-year-old mother, was out with her two children and husband enjoying their vacation time. While visiting Port Stephens Go-Karts, the vehicle had twisted her flowing hijab in the wheel’s […]

 

Thrill rides in U.S., Canada shut down after girl’s feet are severed

Friday, June 22, 2007 The United States amusement park operator Six Flags has shut down nine thrill rides at four parks after a 13-year-old girl’s feet were cut off on a tower-drop ride yesterday at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville. Kentucky state officials said a loose cable on a ride called the Superman Tower […]

 

Saipan Little League results

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 A number of baseball games were played in the Major Division of the 2012 Saipan Little League this past Sunday, including a game where 2011 all-star Virgil Secharmidal’s Aces beat the McDonald’s 13-7 with Secharmidal earning his second home run of the season. In last year’s regional qualifier for the Little […]

 

Second Arab-Israeli bulldozer attack in July 2008

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 Sixteen were wounded, one seriously when a Palestinian rammed a backhoe loader into a bus followed by attacks on several other vehicles Tuesday afternoon in Jerusalem before he was shot dead by the security forces. This is the second such incident in Jerusalem in three weeks. A spokesman for the Israeli […]

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