Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Anime North is “by the fans, for the fans”, event chair Irwin Tan told Wikinews in an interview at the event, Saturday. Started by a group of university anime clubs in 1997, it has grown to become one of the largest conventions of its kind in North America, spanning three days, […]

Thursday, December 20, 2007 Wikinews reporter David Shankbone is currently, courtesy of the Israeli government and friends, visiting Israel. This is a first-hand account of his experiences and may — as a result — not fully comply with Wikinews’ neutrality policy. Please note this is a journalism experiment for Wikinews and put constructive criticism on

Israel Journal: Is Yossi Vardi a good father to his entrepreneurial children?

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California public school requires RFIDs on students

Saturday, February 12, 2005 Sutter, CA –An elementary school in northern California has been testing a radio frequency identification (RFID) tag-based identification program on its 7th and 8th grade students since January 18th, 2005. According to the ACLU, this is the first time that public school students in the United States have been required to

California public school requires RFIDs on students

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Sinkhole reported in Buffalo, New York

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 Buffalo, New York — Officials in Buffalo, New York have closed a portion of a downtown street after a sinkhole was reported. At approximately 4:20 p.m. (Eastern time) Washington street between E. Eagle and Clinton was closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Wikinews was on scene and obtained exclusive photos and

Sinkhole reported in Buffalo, New York

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Thursday, March 13, 2008 Members of Australia’s Health Services Union (HSU) will go on strike in Victoria next week in a dispute over stalled wage and career structure negotiations. Over 5000 physiotherapists, speech pathologists and radiation therapists will walk off the job next week, effectively closing the state’s 68 largest health services. The strike will

Australian health workers to close intensive care units in Victoria next week

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Thursday, July 3, 2008 Mongolia’s ruling People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP) has been declared winners of the country’s legislative elections, two days after allegations of vote-rigging leveled against the ruling party sparked violent protests in the capital of Ulaanbaatar. Preliminary results show the MPRP with 47 seats out of 76 in the State Great Khural, General

Mongolia’s ruling party wins elections as rioting subsides

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 Correction — January 10, 2009 This article incorrectly states that Mr Madoff attended Hofstra University Law School. His education was actually with Hofstra College, which he graduated from in 1960.  Friday, December 12, 2008 Top broker and Wall Street adviser Bernard L. Madoff, aged 70, was arrested and charged by the FBI on Thursday with a

Market maker Bernard L. Madoff arrested in $50B ‘giant Ponzi scheme’

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Submitted by: Connie Limon The Miniature Pinscher is an ancient breed, although not in the form that we know today. Opinions differ about the origin of the Miniature Pinscher. He just might be the neatest of the toydogs. He makes an admirable, clean pet for any size home. Most authorities agree the Miniature Pinscher is

The Miniature Pinscher: Probably One Of The Neatest And Cleanest Of The Toy Dogs}Read More »