Toyota accused of misleading public over recalls

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Toyota accused of misleading public over recalls

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Toyota has been accused by a U.S. House of Representatives committee with misleading the public and investigators over its recent recalls. The accusations, in a statement from the House Energy and Commerce Committee, claim that Toyota both relied on a flawed study in its assessment of the issue of sticking accelerator […]

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Japanese detain two anti-whaling activists, deny abuse claims

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Japanese detain two anti-whaling activists, deny abuse claims

December 19th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 Yesterday at 6:00 UTC at 60° S 78° E , a Japanese whaling ship detained two Sea Shepherd Conservation Society activists in the Southern Ocean. Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research (IRC) deny Sea Shepherd claims that they have been abused. The Japanese government has assured the Australian Government the release of […]

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Wikinews holds a follow-up interview with Kevin Baugh, president of the Republic of Molossia

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Wikinews holds a follow-up interview with Kevin Baugh, president of the Republic of Molossia

December 18th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, May 1, 2008 In March, Wikinews reporter Joseph Ford held an exclusive interview with Kevin Baugh, president of the Republic of Molossia, a micronation located near Dayton, Nevada. Due to the interest the article gained, both online and off, a follow-up interview was held this week. Molossia’s capital city, Espera, is situated on little […]

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How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

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How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

December 17th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Friday, September 9, 2005 New Orleans, Louisiana —After Category 4 storm Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, on the night before August 29, 2005, several flood control constructions failed. Much of the city flooded through the openings. One of these was the flood wall forming one side of the 17th Street Canal, near Lake Pontchartrain. […]

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Eurovision ’73 winner Anne Marie David discusses her four-decade career and the Contest, past and present

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Eurovision ’73 winner Anne Marie David discusses her four-decade career and the Contest, past and present

December 16th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Monday, February 16, 2009 In the 1970s, she was one of the most popular female vocalists in France, and became well-known internationally. Anne Marie David, from Arles in the south of France, parlayed her initial success from playing Mary Magdalene in the French production of Jesus Christ Superstar into taking home the “grand prix” at […]

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Controversial melatonin supplements confirmed as sleep aid

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Controversial melatonin supplements confirmed as sleep aid

December 16th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, March 1, 2005 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA —An analysis of melatonin studies has upheld the controversial supplement’s effectiveness as a sleep aid. The analysis, which included 17 peer-reviewed scientific papers, was aimed at determining whether supplements of the hormone can improve sleep among insomniacs, older adults and others. “A meta-analysis essentially tells ‘yes’ or ‘no’—that […]

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Bangladesh security tightened following Pilkhana massacre and Bashundhara City fire

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Bangladesh security tightened following Pilkhana massacre and Bashundhara City fire

December 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Friday, March 20, 2009 Following the Pilkhana massacre which occurred February 25 and 26 leaving 74 dead and the inferno at the Bashundhara City shopping mall complex March 13 leaving seven dead, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said security measures are being tightened countrywide across Bangladesh. Fire drills will be enacted at all key-point installations (KPI). […]

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Category:April 23, 2010

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Category:April 23, 2010

December 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

? April 22, 2010 April 24, 2010 ? April 23 Pages in category “April 23, 2010”

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Experts: obesity is a bigger threat than AIDS or bird flu

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Experts: obesity is a bigger threat than AIDS or bird flu

December 15th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Friday, September 8, 2006 From September 3 to 8, experts gathered at the 10th International Congress on Obesity in Sydney, Australia, to discuss what they call the worldwide “obesity epidemic”. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 billion people in the world today are overweight, and 300 million of those are obese. “Obesity and […]

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Wikinews interviews Steve Burke, U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate

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Wikinews interviews Steve Burke, U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate

December 14th, 2018 by zJHAfA9a

Sunday, December 13, 2015 This article is a featured article. It is considered one of the best works of the Wikinews community. See Wikinews:Featured articles for more information. Macomb, New York Councilman Steve Burke took some time to speak with Wikinews about his campaign for the U.S. Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Burke, an insurance […]

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