Israeli PM Ariel Sharon to undergo more surgery

Sunday, January 15, 2006 Ariel Sharon, 77, is scheduled to undergo a tracheotomy today, which is expected to help wean him off a respirator, which is helping him to breathe, a hospital statement said. A tracheotomy is a procedure where an incision in the windpipe is made to create a temporary or permanent opening. It will allow for the removal […]

Pennsylvania state trooper found guilty of first-degree murder

Friday, March 20, 2009 In the United States, a suspended Pennsylvania state trooper has been convicted of first-degree murder for killing his girlfriend’s estranged husband. Kevin Foley, 43, faces a mandatory life sentence without parole for slashing to death John Yelenic, a Blairsville dentist who was in the final stages of divorcing his wife, Michele. Foley’s attorney said he plans […]

Dell joins Microsoft-Nortel VoIP Team

Saturday, October 20, 2007 Dell Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will partner up with the Microsoft-Nortel Innovative communications alliance (ICA) team to sell Unified Communications and VoIP products. The announcement on Tuesday the 16th of October 2007 includes Dell selling VoIP, data and wireless networking products from Nortel and the Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and other unified communications […]

Set The Tone With The Right Chair Covers

Get More Information Here: Linde Material Handling Australia Website Submitted by: Chair Covers When thinking about the decor for an event, it is easy to overlook the chair covers. However, chair covers can set the perfect tone for your event, leaving your guests in awe. When it comes to an event, you need to set the right mood. For instance, […]

U.K. National Portrait Gallery threatens U.S. citizen with legal action over Wikimedia images

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The English National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in London has threatened on Friday to sue a U.S. citizen, Derrick Coetzee. The legal letter followed claims that he had breached the Gallery’s copyright in several […]

Kentucky faith-based agency under fire for religious coercion

Saturday, May 5, 2007 A lawsuit filed by a former employee of Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children (now Sunrise Children’s Services) and four other tax-payers, has shed light on the possibility of religious coercion by the organization. The lawsuit challenges the faith-based agency’s eligibility for state funds. Specifically, interviews of children conducted by the state of Kentucky have revealed complaints […]

Participant claims drug trial gave him cancer

Sunday, August 6, 2006 A man who fell ill after participating in a drug trial at Northwick Park Hospital in north-west London earlier this year has revealed he has the early signs of an “aggressive” form of cancer. David Oakley was one of six men who volunteered to take part in a trial of a drug intended to cure conditions […]

How To Choose Your Kitchen Appliances}

Get More Information Here: Rockhampton Industrial Sheds Prices Submitted by: Janette Mae Phillips When you are drawing up your kitchen design plans, you need to look at the appliances you need to buy, what are the best for you, and where and how you will store them. For the large, main appliances, such as your refrigerator and stove, many kitchens […]

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