International AIDS conference begins in Toronto

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International AIDS conference begins in Toronto

Sunday, August 13, 2006 Twenty-four thousand delegates from over 132 countries are expected to attend the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto this week Delegates include scientists, politicians, health care workers, government and non-governmental officials, people with AIDS and celebrities. In attendance will be Bill and Melinda Gates, Bill Clinton, Richard Gere, Olympia Dukakis and […]

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UK government loses personal information of 25 million people

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UK government loses personal information of 25 million people

March 13th, 2019 by

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 British Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling announced to a shocked House of Commons today that two password-protected — but not encrypted — computer disks containing the entire Child Benefit database have been lost in transit between the offices of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in Washington, Tyne & Wear […]

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MetLife to acquire Travelers Life and Annuity from Citigroup

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MetLife to acquire Travelers Life and Annuity from Citigroup

March 12th, 2019 by

Monday, January 31, 2005 Metlife announced on 01/31/05 that they were going to acquire Travelers Life and Annuity from Citigroup. Travelers Life and Annuity is an insurance underwriter. MetLife is a large life insurance and annuities underwriter. MetLife will have to borrow a lot of money to pay for the company, so rating agencies like […]

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Indian ‘guru’ faces charges of fraud, drugs and rape

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Indian ‘guru’ faces charges of fraud, drugs and rape

March 11th, 2019 by

Wednesday, June 4, 2008 A spiritual guru known as “Swami Amritachaitanya” is being held in Kerala, India on charges of fraud, rape and possession of narcotic drugs. Swami Amritachaitanya, whose real name is Santosh Madhavan, was arrested by Interpol in March on criminal charges in a police raid at his 16-suite ashram in Kochi, India […]

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What Can A Cosmetic Dentist In Oyster Bay, Ny Offer You?

March 11th, 2019 by

More On This Topic: Emergency Dentist Bondi Junction Best Cosmetic Dentist Edgecliff byAlma Abell Now that dental cosmetic procedures are becoming more and more popular, people are finally realizing that they can have beautiful teeth, even if they were not born with them. If you have missing, crooked or stained teeth, there are many different […]

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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

March 11th, 2019 by

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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“Woofstock” dog festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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“Woofstock” dog festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

March 11th, 2019 by

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 North America’s largest outdoor dog festival came back to Toronto last weekend for its fifth year. It ran from the 9th of June to the 10th of June at Toronto’s historical St. Lawrence Market. A Wikinews reporter was there on Sunday to report on some of the events that happened on […]

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Bat for Lashes plays the Bowery Ballroom: an Interview with Natasha Khan

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Bat for Lashes plays the Bowery Ballroom: an Interview with Natasha Khan

March 10th, 2019 by

Friday, September 28, 2007 Bat for Lashes is the doppelgänger band ego of one of the leading millennial lights in British music, Natasha Khan. Caroline Weeks, Abi Fry and Lizzy Carey comprise the aurora borealis that backs this haunting, shimmering zither and glockenspiel peacock, and the only complaint coming from the audience at the Bowery […]

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Woman returns home with Christmas turkey, a month after setting out

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Woman returns home with Christmas turkey, a month after setting out

March 9th, 2019 by

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 A Scottish woman who set out before Christmas to purchase a turkey finally made it home on Monday, after being cut off by snow for a month. Kay Ure left the Lighthouse Keeper’s cottage on Cape Wrath, at the very northwest tip of Great Britain, in December. She was heading to […]

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Canadian 2007 Genie Award nominations announced

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Canadian 2007 Genie Award nominations announced

March 9th, 2019 by

Tuesday, January 9, 2007 Nominations for the Genie Awards, Canada’s leading motion picture honours, were announced on Tuesday by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.The following films received the most nominations this year: The Rocket: The Maurice Richard Story, a dramatic portrayal of the honoured Montreal Canadiens hockey player, earned 13 nominations; The bilingual […]

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