Annie Awards for animation Sunday; Wikinews will be there

Thursday, February 8, 2007 This Sunday, the International Animated Film Association (Association International du Film d’Animation) or ASIFA will hand out the Annie Awards in Glendale, California. As animation’s highest honor, the crowd is always a who’s who of direction, art design, character design, layout, visual effects, and voice artists. There are 23 award categories […]

Tropical Storm Irene passes over New York

Sunday, August 28, 2011 Tropical Storm Irene, recently downgraded from a hurricane, passed over New York City at about 0900 local time (1300 UTC) today, bringing heavy rain and winds up to 65 miles per hour (96.6 km/h). Flooding has been reported in New York City, where the Hudson River spilled over its banks into […]

Wikimedia Foundation announces departure of general counsel Mike Godwin

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization which administers online collaborative websites including Wikipedia and Wikinews, announced yesterday that its general counsel Mike Godwin will leave his position this […]

More teenagers attracted to computer crime, say experts

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Security experts warn more and more teenagers are now into hi-tech computer crime. Alarmingly large number of teenagers are found peddling credit card numbers, phishing kits and cracking tips in some Internet forums. The young offenders are very likely to get caught and prosecuted due to their inferior technical skills, claim […]

Cuba to use open-source software

Tuesday, February 20, 2007 The government of Cuba decided to change the OS on thousands of its computers. These will run on GNU/Linux instead of Windows. This step made by the Cuban government raises tensions between the country and the U.S. – based company Microsoft. The idea was welcomed by several Cuban ministers. This includes […]

Los Angeles hospital lies, discriminates for Saudi liver transplant patient

Monday, October 3, 2005 St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, a large organ transplantation center, reports that a low priority Saudi liver transplant patient received improper priority, and the actions were concealed. Hospital President Gus Valdespino confirmed that hospital staff members falsified documents several times to cover up the maneuver, pretending that the […]

Personal Fitness Trainer Vs. Gym

Read More About: Treadmills Sydney For Sale Personal Fitness Trainer vs. Gym by markdarcofitness Fitness and good health have always been a question of great importance. People spend thousands of dollars to achieve their fitness goals and to lead a healthy lifestyle. Each person has a different health issue and the required solution to good […]

Residents and business owners attend “private” meeting on Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal

Tuesday, February 28, 2006 Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, October […]

California’s violent video game ban law ruled unconstitutional by US Court of Appeals

Sunday, February 22, 2009 A U.S. Court of Appeals on Friday has declared unconstitutional California Assembly Bills 1792 & 1793, the California “ultraviolent video games law” that sought to ban the sale or rental of violent video games to minors. Federal judge Consuelo M. Callahan has ruled that the 2005 statewide ban, which has yet […]

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