Mars orbiter finds widespread evidence of water-bearing minerals

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Mars orbiter finds widespread evidence of water-bearing minerals

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found evidence of hydrated silica or opal, a form of mineral, over large areas in the Martian surface, including in the large martian canyon called Valles Marineris. The discovery was made by the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer (CRISM) instrument on the orbiter. The findings are published […]

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Passengers evacuated at Prague airport after drawing of bomb found in plane

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Passengers evacuated at Prague airport after drawing of bomb found in plane

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 On Sunday night in Prague, Czech Republic, 183 people on a Jet2 flight arriving from Manchester, United Kingdom were evacuated after, reportedly, discovery in the aircraft’s toilets of a picture of a bomb. The Czech foreign ministry’s spokesperson said a painting of a bomb had been found in the plane’s toilet […]

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An interview with Jimbo Wales

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An interview with Jimbo Wales

February 18th, 2019 by Adv59L

Wednesday, February 22, 2006 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Just five years ago, when Jimbo Wales founded Wikipedia, the project’s goal of 100,000 articles [1] seemed ambitious. Yet today, the project, now one of the top 25 […]

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News briefs:May 27, 2010

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News briefs:May 27, 2010

February 14th, 2019 by Adv59L

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide. [edit]

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Russian and US satellites collide

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Russian and US satellites collide

February 12th, 2019 by Adv59L

Friday, February 13, 2009 The American civilian communications satellite Iridium 33 and the defunct Russian military communications satellite Kosmos-2251 collided over Siberia on Tuesday, according to NASA. The satellites, each weighing in excess of 1,000 pounds, and traveling at approximately 17,500 miles per hour, collided 491 miles above the earth. The Iridium satellite was launched […]

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English court jails policeman over insurance fraud

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English court jails policeman over insurance fraud

February 12th, 2019 by Adv59L

Thursday, July 1, 2010 A court in England, UK has jailed a policeman for ten months after he was convicted of defrauding his car insurance company. Police Constable Simon Hood, 43, arranged for a friend who dealt in scrap metal to dispose of his Audi TT, then claimed it had been stolen. Hood had been […]

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USA Gymnastics board resigning after sex abuse

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USA Gymnastics board resigning after sex abuse

February 11th, 2019 by Adv59L

Monday, January 29, 2018 On Friday, USA Gymnastics (USAG) — the US national governing body for the sport of gymnastics — issued a statement that it will comply with an ultimatum for its entire board to resign. The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) issued the ultimatum, in the wake of the sentencing on Wednesday of […]

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Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas/suicide note

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Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas/suicide note

February 11th, 2019 by Adv59L

This is the online suicide letter authored by Andrew Stack, the man believed to be responsible for flying a light aircraft into a building in Austin, Texas. It was originally posted at Stack’s site, http://embeddedart.com/. The hosting company, T35, took the site offline per an FBI request. The note is reproduced here in its entirety. […]

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An account of the Esperanza Fire from an animal rescuer

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An account of the Esperanza Fire from an animal rescuer

February 11th, 2019 by Adv59L

This article features first-hand journalism by Wikinews members. See the collaboration page for more details. This article features first-hand journalism by Wikinews members. See the collaboration page for more details. Saturday, December 2, 2006 As families fled their homes in the early morning hours on Thursday October 26, there was no warning. The Esperanza Fire […]

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Finding The Right Surrogacy Agency Is Vital For Gay Couples

February 10th, 2019 by Adv59L

See More About: Consumer Brand Marketing Strategy Challenger Brands Agency byadmin If you are a gay couple, it may be difficult to find an adoption agency that is willing to work with you and your spouse or partner. Because of this difficulty, many gay couples decide to find a surrogate in California willing to carry […]

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