Congressman Cunningham admits taking bribes

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Congressman Cunningham admits taking bribes

Monday, November 28, 2005 U.S. Representative Randy “Duke” Cunningham (R–CA) pled guilty today to conspiring to take bribes in exchange for using his influence as a member of the House Appropriations Committee to help a defense contractor get business. In total he pled guilty to one count of income tax evasion and four counts of […]

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US automaker bailout deal fails to pass Senate

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US automaker bailout deal fails to pass Senate

May 23rd, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Friday, December 12, 2008 A US$14 billion bailout package deal for the “Big Three” United States automakers — Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors — has been rejected in the United States Senate after failing a procedural vote. The bill was rejected after bipartisan discussions on the bailout broke down when Republican Party leaders insisted that […]

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News briefs:June 8, 2010

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News briefs:June 8, 2010

May 23rd, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide.

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Supporters of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi mark detained leader’s 62nd birthday

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Supporters of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi mark detained leader’s 62nd birthday

May 23rd, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, June 19, 2007 Aung San Suu Kyi, the detained leader of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar marked her 62nd birthday today, still under house arrest, where she has spent most of the past 17 years. About 250 supporters met at the National League for Democracy (NLD) headquarters in Yangon, not far from […]

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Expand Your Contracting Services To Include Affordable Built In Options

May 23rd, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Get More Information Here: Brisbane Deck Builders Brisbane Deck Builder byAlma Abell If you are looking for an option to expand your contracting business providing a customized built-in service for your clients offers them remodel options they might not otherwise have considered. The custom cabinetry Ontario contractors offer can go beyond the basics for kitchen […]

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Firefighters rescue nearly a dozen animals in Buffalo, New York house fire

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Firefighters rescue nearly a dozen animals in Buffalo, New York house fire

May 23rd, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Friday, June 22, 2007 Buffalo, New York —A three alarm fire at a house owned by John and Evelyn Bencinich, two of the initiators of a lawsuit filed against the Elmwood Village Hotel proposal in Buffalo, required firefighters to rescue eight cats and two dogs in Buffalo, New York today. At about 8:30 (eastern time) […]

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State Farm Insurance allegedly destroying papers

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State Farm Insurance allegedly destroying papers

May 22nd, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, April 11, 2006 Zach Scruggs, a lawyer for United States Senator Trent Lott, says that State Farm Insurance Company is destroying records related to claims for damage from Hurricane Katrina. The records allegedly contain information saying that State Farm fraudulently denied insurance claims made by its policy holders, including Lott, that had homes there […]

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American Academy of Pediatrics supports dairy for lactose intolerant children

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American Academy of Pediatrics supports dairy for lactose intolerant children

May 21st, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Wednesday, September 6, 2006 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in the September 2006 issue of its journal Pediatrics, supports the use of dairy by lactose intolerant children. Dr. Melvin B. Heyman, author of the article, says that just because a child is lactose intolerant, does not mean that they should avoid dairy altogether. Many […]

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Iraqi government to investigate Saddam video

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Iraqi government to investigate Saddam video

May 21st, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, January 2, 2007 A phone video has surfaced in various Arab media outlets and also on video sharing websites such as YouTube that shows Saddam’s hanging uncensored. The video contained audio of some witnesses taunting Saddam with chants of “Muqtada” and of the former leader responding that his tormentors were being unmanly. The taunts […]

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Negotiations for hijacked Saudi oil tanker begin

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Negotiations for hijacked Saudi oil tanker begin

May 20th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, November 20, 2008 Vela International Marine, the Saudi Arabian company that owns the MV Sirius Star oil tanker which was captured by pirates on November 15, has begun negotiations with the Somali pirates. The Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al Faisal said that talks had begun, but he did not say whether a ransom would […]

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