Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

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Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

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Teen charged with seven felonies related to threats made on Wikipedia, Wikinews interviews administrator who contacted police

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Teen charged with seven felonies related to threats made on Wikipedia, Wikinews interviews administrator who contacted police

January 15th, 2019 by

Friday, April 25, 2008 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. A 15-year-old boy, arrested last Friday in conjunction with criminal threats made on Wikipedia, was charged Thursday with seven felonies in Pomona Juvenile Court in Pomona, California. Prosecutors […]

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Wikinews Shorts: May 15, 2009

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Wikinews Shorts: May 15, 2009

January 15th, 2019 by

A compilation of brief news reports for Friday, May 15, 2009. California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed budget cuts and layoffs for California yesterday. Californian education budgets would be cut by $3 billion USD for the next five years if California voters gave a yes votes to the budget-related measures for May 19’s special election. Schwarzenegger is […]

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FOX News previews Grafton Street restaurant and “voice collector” in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts

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FOX News previews Grafton Street restaurant and “voice collector” in Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts

January 15th, 2019 by

Sunday, May 1, 2005 The FOX Morning News broadcast from Harvard Square this morning in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Anchors Liz Carrigan and Gene Lavanchy profiled a restaurant and a musician who will take part in the 22nd annual Mayfair, which starts on Sunday, May 1. The restaurant, Grafton Street, is on Massachusetts Avenue. The Mayfair is […]

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Spelbound declared winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2010

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Spelbound declared winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2010

January 15th, 2019 by

Monday, June 7, 2010 An acrobatic group known by the name of Spelbound has been declared as the winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2010, a televised variety talent show competition broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom. As the winning act of the show, Spelbound have won £100,000 (US$144,580, €120,313, A$175,079) and a place at […]

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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

January 14th, 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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Fire kills six at Moscow State Institute of State and Corporate Management

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Fire kills six at Moscow State Institute of State and Corporate Management

January 13th, 2019 by

Tuesday, October 2, 2007 A fire has broken out at the Moscow State Institute of State and Corporate Management, a five-story university, claiming at least six lives. More than two dozen are said to be injured. The fire started around 13:00 (09:00 GMT). Some students and teachers were trapped and had to climb out onto […]

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Roof Weather Vanes How To Install Them

January 13th, 2019 by

More On This Topic: Rescue Blue Baby First Aid By Jesse Akre If you have seen the beauty a roof weather vane can offer to your home you may have thought about putting one on your own. But then came the problem how do you do it? It’s not like rigging up a bunch of […]

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Gaza Strip suffers harsh economic collapse: UN

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Gaza Strip suffers harsh economic collapse: UN

January 13th, 2019 by

Friday, September 5, 2014 The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) reported harsh economic collapse in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, calling for its reconstruction. In a statement to the press, the organizations said that the data included in the report doesn’t take into consideration the outcomes of the recent conflict with Israel. […]

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UK Wikinews Shorts: December 22, 2009

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UK Wikinews Shorts: December 22, 2009

January 13th, 2019 by

A compilation of brief news reports for Tuesday, December 22, 2009. Contents 1 Man appears in court case involving murder of woman in Glasgow, Scotland 2 Man jailed for murder of ex-girlfriend in Lancashire, England 3 Two people killed in car crash in East Yorkshire, England 4 Man dies after being found unconscious in garden in […]

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