Highway bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapses

Thursday, August 2, 2007 The Interstate 35W Mississippi River eight-lane bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota has collapsed on both sides of the highway over the Mississippi River during rush hour. Previous reports indicated at least nine people had died, but Minneapolis police revised this to four during a 7:30 a.m. (local time) press conference. Tim Dolan,…

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U.S. Secret Service conducts drone exercise

Thursday, March 12, 2015 The Associated Press (AP) reported on Tuesday the U.S. Secret Service is conducting drone exercises over Washington, D.C. to defend against unmanned aerial vehicles being flown over the area. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved the Secret Service to conduct these flying exercises. The exercises are to be over parts of…

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Tropical Storm Danny to threaten the U.S. East Coast this weekend

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) has declared an area of disturbed weather north of Puerto Rico Tropical Storm Danny today, skipping the tropical depression stage. A statement by the NHC said “a general northwestward motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected today and Thursday, with a turn toward…

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The Positive Effects Of Flowers On Your Well Being

Here’s An Opinion On: Birthday Flower Cards Researchers took it upon themselves to explore the link between flowers and benefits of flowers men and women positive effect. The results were irresistibly positive. They found that flowers act as a natural and healthy mood moderator. It seems flowers have an immediate result on happiness and joy…

Israel-Palestine ceasefire begins with violence

Wednesday, February 9, 2005 Minor violent incidents and claims of Lebanese sabotage marked an unsteady start today for the Israeli-Palestinian truce, already threatened after militant groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad announced that they were not bound by the agreement. Two Israeli motorists escaped uninjured in the West Bank today after coming under fire from Palestinian…

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“Woofstock” dog festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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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2008 Taipei AMPA: IT industry will pulse the growth of automotive industry

Sunday, April 13, 2008 2008 Taipei AMPA, not only showcased automotive parts and accessories, but there were also several seminars in progress at the TWTC Nangang. In addition, the “Taiwan IT Solution Pavilion”, organized by IT industry including Industrial Technology Research Institute and the other 14 companies, showcased not only solutions for automotive industry including…

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Cholesterol Management And Lowering Your Cholesterol

Here’s An Opinion On: Gas Production Analysis Cholesterol Management and Lowering your Cholesterol by Cholesterol is one of the significant elements in the body. Produced in the liver, it is a yellowish fatty substance which performs functions such as transportation of fat, providing defense mechanism, protecting red blood cells and muscular membrane of the body….

Wikinews interviews Joe Schriner, Independent U.S. presidential candidate

Saturday, April 17, 2010 Journalist, counselor, painter, and US 2012 Presidential candidate Joe Schriner of Cleveland, Ohio took some time to discuss his campaign with Wikinews in an interview. Schriner previously ran for president in 2000, 2004, and 2008, but failed to gain much traction in the races. He announced his candidacy for the 2012…

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Australian rules football: Bairnsdale join Gippsland League, will play first game in Warragul

Thursday, December 23, 2010 Bairnsdale will return to Gippsland’s major Australian rules football league after members voted to join the Gippsland League (GL). The GL, East Gippsland Football League and the Victorian Country Football League, regional Victoria’s governing Aussie rules body, have all approved the move. Round 1, 2011 April 9Warragul vs. BairnsdaleWonthaggi vs. MorwellTraralgon…

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