US Senator Ted Stevens convicted on 7 counts


Monday, October 27, 2008 United States Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska was convicted Monday on seven counts of failing to report gifts. Stevens, a senior United States Senator from Alaska and the longest serving Republican in the Senate, had been accused of not reporting tens of thousands of dollars worth of gifts from the VECO […]

Saturn moon Enceladus may have salty ocean


Thursday, June 23, 2011 NASA’s Cassini–Huygens spacecraft has discovered evidence for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft’s direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close to the jets ejected from the moon. The study has been published in this week’s edition of the journal […]

Oscar Diös tells Wikinews about his hostel within a Boeing 747


Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Oscar Diös is a Swedish businessman looking to invest in a new project within the aviation community. He’s already bought the venture’s first airliner, a Boeing 747-200. However, his intention is not to start an airline, and the jet is not intended for flight. Instead, he plans to convert the airliner […]

U.S. warns of al Qaeda threat to stock trading and banking websites


Friday, December 1, 2006 The U.S. government warned private financial services that al Qaeda is planning a cyber attack on the U.S. stock and bank accounts, officials said on Thursday. Homeland Security spokesman Russ Knocke says: “There is no information to corroborate this aspirational threat. As a routine matter and out of an abundance of […]

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‘Jelly bellies’ memo costs Florida police chief his job


Thursday, November 2, 2006 Winter Haven, Florida police chief Paul Goward was tired of seeing fat hanging out over the belts of some of his officers. So he posted a memo to encourage the so-called ‘jelly bellies’ to get in shape. The memo, entitled ‘Are You A Jelly Belly?’ didn’t single anyone out, and, apart […]

Explosives stolen from California mine


Wednesday, May 10, 2006 According to the Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Agency or ATF, at least 686 sticks of dynamite and at least 30 pounds of ammonium nitrate were stolen from Gold Mountain Mine Company in Big Bear City, California located in San Bernardino County. Fuel oil and mining equipment are also among the items […]

Over 60 illegal miners die in South African mine fire


Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Over 60 miners were killed in an abandoned gold mine shaft near Welkom, in the Free State province of South Africa, after a fire broke out inside the mine. 36 bodies from the Harmony Gold mining company Eland mine shaft were brought up earlier on the weekend from depths up to […]