Australian Air Force crews “at war” with Veterans’ Affairs over compensation

Friday, August 19, 2005The Australian Federal Government has revealed today that it is going to give A$21 million (US $15.76 million) as compensation to approximately 600 former RAAF maintenance workers, who where exposed to highly toxic chemicals while working on the fuel tanks of the nation’s F-111 fleet. Under the government’s proposal, depending on the amount of exposure, a worker […]

On the campaign trail in the USA, May 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016 The following is the first edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail: a former Republican congressman briefly joins the Libertarian Party and runs for vice president; the […]

Despite passage of bailout bill, two US states may need loans

Sunday, October 5, 2008 Despite the passage of a 700 billion USD bill by the United States House of Representatives on Friday and the Senate on Wednesday, two U.S. states may need loans totaling over 14 billion dollars. California and Massachusetts are seeking at least 7 billion dollars each from the federal government as loans. Officials and lawmakers in both […]

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Wikinews Shorts: January 21, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for Wednesday, January 21, 2009. Contents 1 Obama requests halt to Guantanamo trials 2 New York Jets hire new head coach 3 Two strong earthquakes strike the South Pacific  Contribute to Wikinews by expanding these briefs or add a new one. One of President Barack Obama’s first acts of office was to request a suspension […]

Pakistan’s judicial crisis deepens as police attack and seal private news channel

Sunday, March 18, 2007 Pakistan police stormed the offices of television news broadcaster Geo news in the capital city using tear gas and firing rubber bullets in the building. Police personnel charged into the facility batons drawn and thrashed offices and attacked the staff of GEO News and its sister affiliates the The News International and Jang newspaper, forcing the […]

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Get More Information Here: Best Personal Development Online Classes Conquer The Fear Of Public Speaking by Andrew Rondeau The day arrives when you are going to publicly speak. You are ready. Or are you Nervous? Anxious? Terrified? Excited? Maybe all of the above? Youve been in that situation before, havent you? You arrived at the venue on time in order […]

European Space Agency seeks volunteers for Mars simulation

Thursday, June 28, 2007 The European Space Agency (ESA) is seeking volunteers who would be ready to take a part on three simulated missions to Mars. The anticipated missions will be a joint effort from ESA and the Russian Federal Space Agency. Each crew will consist of six persons – two Europeans and four Russians. The ESA is looking for […]

Ralph Nader calls out Democrats for financial bailout

 Correction — Aug 2, 2010 Nader referred to the 1999 repeal of the 1933 Glass-Steagal Act. The Wikinews article omitted the word “repeal” from the account of Nader’s speech.  Sunday, October 5, 2008 Independent U.S. presidential candidate Ralph Nader had harsh words for the Democrats who engineered yesterday’s passage of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, a bailout of the […]