Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Also try the 2008 World News Quiz of the year. What would you tell your grandchildren about 2008 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 years’ time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2008, what would the question be? The year that markets collapsed, or perhaps […]

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Former CIA agent indicted after leaking classified information

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Former CIA agent indicted after leaking classified information

August 18th, 2019 by

Saturday, January 8, 2011 Jeffrey Alexander Sterling, an ex-officer of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), was taken into custody Thursday by federal agents in St. Louis, Missouri. He was indicted on six separate counts of unauthorized disclosure of national defense information, as well as four additional charges: mail fraud, unlawfully keeping national defense information, obstruction […]

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Tornadoes cause millions in damages in Waco, Texas

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Tornadoes cause millions in damages in Waco, Texas

August 18th, 2019 by

Saturday, May 6, 2006 Early Saturday morning winds up to 90 miles per hour struck Waco, Texas and central McLennan County, United States, causing widespread damage and leaving many households without electricity. No deaths or serious injuries have been reported; however, there is a tremendous amount of damage in 15 areas of the city, leading […]

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Adele and David Bowie each win five Grammys

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Adele and David Bowie each win five Grammys

August 18th, 2019 by

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 On Sunday, British singer Adele won five Grammy Awards at the 59th Grammy Awards event in Los Angeles. David Bowie posthumously won five Grammys. Adele won Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo and Record of the Year for her song Hello, and Album of the Year for her album 25, […]

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Category:June 1, 2010

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Category:June 1, 2010

August 18th, 2019 by

? May 31, 2010 June 2, 2010 ? June 1 Pages in category “June 1, 2010”

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Under-reporting of human Bird Flu infections poses worldwide threat

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Under-reporting of human Bird Flu infections poses worldwide threat

August 11th, 2019 by

Monday, November 21, 2005 Possible under reporting of bird flu infections in China and other Southeast Asian countries may be promoting an illusory sense that human infections are very limited. Common press reports only describe fewer than 130 people as infected with H5N1 avian flu and that fewer than 70 have died worldwide. Yet, there […]

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Wikinews interviews biologist Chris Simon about periodical cicadas

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Wikinews interviews biologist Chris Simon about periodical cicadas

August 4th, 2019 by

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 In May, periodical cicadas with 17 years life cycle emerged on the East Coast of the USA after underground development as juveniles since 1996. Researchers and scientists worked to map and study the rare wave, and the locals prepared for the noisy event. First recorded in 1666, the Magicicada septendecim species […]

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Judge orders residents and city to come to agreement on partially collapsed building in Buffalo, New York

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Judge orders residents and city to come to agreement on partially collapsed building in Buffalo, New York

August 4th, 2019 by

Thursday, June 19, 2008 Buffalo, New York —Judge Justice Christopher Burns of the New York State Supreme Court has ordered a halt to an emergency demolition on a 19th century stable and livery on 428-430 Jersey Street in Buffalo, New York that partially collapsed on Wednesday June 11, initially causing at least 15 homes to […]

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green Party candidate John Ogilvie, Carleton—Mississippi Mills

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green Party candidate John Ogilvie, Carleton—Mississippi Mills

August 4th, 2019 by

Sunday, October 7, 2007 John Ogilvie is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the Carleton—Mississippi Mills riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews […]

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Turkish teenager dies from bird flu

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Turkish teenager dies from bird flu

August 4th, 2019 by

Thursday, January 5, 2006 A 14 year old Turkish male has died from bird flu in Turkey. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is most likely the teenager died from the deadly H5N1 strain of the virus. The teenager’s sister has also been infected with another sibling also suspected to have the virus. […]

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