Gay Talese on the state of journalism, Iraq and his life

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Gay Talese on the state of journalism, Iraq and his life

Saturday, October 27, 2007 Gay Talese wants to go to Iraq. “It so happens there is someone that’s working on such a thing right now for me,” the 75-year-old legendary journalist and author told David Shankbone. “Even if I was on Al-Jazeera with a gun to my head, I wouldn’t be pleading with those bastards! […]

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Microsoft Taiwan holds “Halo 3 Pre-launch Carnival” in Taipei, Taiwan

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Microsoft Taiwan holds “Halo 3 Pre-launch Carnival” in Taipei, Taiwan

March 24th, 2019 by

Saturday, September 22, 2007 Prior to the September 25 launch of “Halo 3” Microsoft Taiwan held “Mayday Fans Meeting” last Sunday (September 16) and “SBL Players Meeting” today, and set experiencing area at PAMC KMall in Taipei on continuous holidays of the Moon Festival (September 22 to 25). A famous Taiwanese Band “Mayday” were invited […]

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Egypt protests: Army say they will not use force on demonstrators as Mubarak announces cabinet

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Egypt protests: Army say they will not use force on demonstrators as Mubarak announces cabinet

March 23rd, 2019 by

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 The president of Egypt has suffered a “devastating blow” after the country’s army announced they would not use force against their own people, who continue to protest against the government tonight. The news came hours after six journalists who reported on the protests were released from custody. Hosni Mubarak yesterday announced […]

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Materials And Tools For A Chicken Pen

March 23rd, 2019 by

More On This Topic: Mining Truck Australia Australia Mining Truck Materials and Tools For a Chicken Pen by John Locke So hopefully you are here because you are interested in becoming a chicken owner, whether it is for eggs, meat or just the fact that they are amazingly fun pets to have and make great […]

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Law center helps defend open source

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Law center helps defend open source

March 22nd, 2019 by

Wednesday, February 2, 2005 Eben Moglen, Columbia University Law Professor, will head the newSoftware Freedom Law Center (SFLC). An initial 4 million dollars has been provided by Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) to fund the project. The law center will provide free legal service for open source projects and developers. In 2004 OSDL established a […]

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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 22nd, 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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Hundreds of thousands rally in Australia against IR legislation

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Hundreds of thousands rally in Australia against IR legislation

March 21st, 2019 by

Tuesday, November 15, 2005 People rallied in 300 locations across Australia today to protest the Federal Government’s proposed changes to industrial relations laws, WorkChoices. According to police, around 150,000 people congregated in Melbourne, from where speeches were broadcast throughout the country. In Sydney, thirty thousand gathered in Belmore Park and Martin Place to watch the […]

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Mumbai officials demolish 39K shanties; 200K homeless

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Mumbai officials demolish 39K shanties; 200K homeless

March 21st, 2019 by

December 25, 2004 Officials in Mumbai, India, demolished over 6,000 shanties today in a push to eradicate the capital city’s slums. In total, 39,000 shanties have been flattened, displacing over 200,000 people, in the city’s biggest-ever demolition drive, which began in early December. When complete, over 2 million people are expected to be displaced. After […]

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Wikinews interviews U.S. Libertarian Party potential presidential candidate R.J. Harris

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Wikinews interviews U.S. Libertarian Party potential presidential candidate R.J. Harris

March 20th, 2019 by

Friday, June 17, 2011 R.J. Harris, a potential candidate for the U.S. Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination, took some time to speak with Accredited Wikinews Reporter William Saturn about his campaign and issues positions. Harris is an officer in the United States Army National Guard, currently serving in Afghanistan. He is also in his third year […]

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Myron Cope, Pittsburgh Steelers color commentator, retires after a 35 year career

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Myron Cope, Pittsburgh Steelers color commentator, retires after a 35 year career

March 20th, 2019 by

Wednesday, June 22, 2005 Myron Cope, a locally famous sports announcer for the Pittsburgh Steelers, a National Football League team, has announced his retirement from the booth, effective immediately. Cope had a 35 year career announcing Steelers games with his familiar scratchy voice, often punctuated with unique Yiddish expressions, such as “Feh” and “Yoi”, which […]

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