Armed gunmen attack cruise ship off Somali coast

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Armed gunmen attack cruise ship off Somali coast

Saturday, November 5, 2005 The Seabourn Spirit, a cruise ship sailing off the coast of Somalia, narrowly escaped an attack by gunmen believed to be pirates. The pirate attack occurred on Saturday, when two boats approached the ship and began firing automatic weapons and rocket propelled grenades, injuring one crew member. The crew took evasive […]

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CanadaVOTES: Liberal Dr. Eric Hoskins running in Haldimand—Norfolk

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CanadaVOTES: Liberal Dr. Eric Hoskins running in Haldimand—Norfolk

August 24th, 2019 by

On October 14, 2008, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the federal election. Liberal candidate Dr. Eric Hoskins is standing for election in the riding of Haldimand—Norfolk. Wikinews contacted Dr. Eric Hoskins, to talk about the issues facing Canadians, and what they and their party would do to address them. Wikinews is in […]

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Looted, possibly contaminated body parts transplanted into USA, Canadian patients

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Looted, possibly contaminated body parts transplanted into USA, Canadian patients

August 24th, 2019 by

Monday, March 20, 2006 Fears of contaminated bone and skin grafts are being felt by unsuspecting patients following the revelation that funeral homes may have been looting corpses. Janet Evans of Marion Ohio was told by her surgeon, “The bone grafts you got might have been contaminated”. She reacted with shock, “I was flabbergasted because […]

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Bird Flu found in Africa

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Bird Flu found in Africa

August 24th, 2019 by

Wednesday, February 8, 2006 The H5N1 Avian Flu virus, also known as Bird Flu, has been found in Nigeria by Italian scientists. Tests done on samples in a laboratory confirm that the strain is the one that can kill people, although no human cases have been reported said the Paris-based United Nations body. This is […]

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Major snowstorm sweeps across Eastern US

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Major snowstorm sweeps across Eastern US

August 23rd, 2019 by

Sunday, February 7, 2010 A major winter storm, which has been nicknamed by some as “Snowmageddon“, has pummeled parts of the U.S. Middle Atlantic region, dumping up to 19 inches (50 centimeters) of snow in some parts of the Washington area. The National Weather Service is predicting as much as 24 to 30 inches (60 […]

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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

August 23rd, 2019 by

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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