‘Naked Guy’ Andrew Martinez dies

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‘Naked Guy’ Andrew Martinez dies

Sunday, May 21, 2006 Andrew Martinez, a former student at the University of California at Berkeley who was better known as “The Naked Guy” in the early 1990s, committed suicide on Thursday. He was 33. Guards at the Santa Clara County Jail reportedly found Martinez unconscious in a jail cell, with a plastic bag cinched […]

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More allegations filed against Oral Roberts University

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More allegations filed against Oral Roberts University

Sunday, October 14, 2007 On Friday three fired professors filed more charges in their lawsuit against Oral Roberts University, University president Richard Roberts, and his wife, Lindsay Roberts. In addition to previous allegations of illegal political contributions, financial wrong-doing, and wrongful firings, the plaintiffs also added the ORU Board of Regents (Lindsay and Richard are […]

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Ireland’s Occupy Dame Street, Occupy Waterford camps cleared

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Ireland’s Occupy Dame Street, Occupy Waterford camps cleared

June 7th, 2019 by Adv59L

Saturday, March 10, 2012 Occupy protests in two Irish cities have been cleared in the last two days. Dublin’s Occupy Dame Street was cleared by police while the local council cleared the abandoned Occupy Waterford site. The early hours of Thursday saw the Dublin site raided and cleared by Gardai (police). Gardai cited health and […]

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4 Important Tips In Buying A Guitar From A Music Store For A Best Guitar Buy

June 5th, 2019 by Adv59L

See More About: Budget Beginner Acoustic Guitar Beginner Acoustic Guitar 4 Important Tips in Buying a Guitar From a Music Store for a Best Guitar Buy by Patricia Strasser Scan and ask the store, try checking out as many guitars as possible, set the guitar on the appropriate volume, and play the best song you […]

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Wikinews Shorts: February 3, 2010

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Wikinews Shorts: February 3, 2010

June 5th, 2019 by Adv59L

Wednesday, February 3, 2010 A compilation of brief news reports for Wednesday, February 3, 2010. Contents 1 Christmas day bomber cooperating 2 Fire in Hyderabad hospital; 1 dead 3 China begins urgent sweep for tainted milk 4 Karachi violence escalates, section 144 imposed The Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound jetliner on […]

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Press conference to be held Thursday on new ‘Star Trek 11’ movie

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Press conference to be held Thursday on new ‘Star Trek 11’ movie

June 2nd, 2019 by Adv59L

Tuesday, July 24, 2007 Wikinews has learned that George Takei, who played Sulu on the American television show Star Trek, has announced on the radio talk show Coast to Coast AM With George Noory on Monday night that a “press conference” will be held on Thursday July 26 regarding the new Star Trek 11 movie. […]

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Andrea Muizelaar on fashion, anorexia, and life after ‘Top Model’

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Andrea Muizelaar on fashion, anorexia, and life after ‘Top Model’

June 2nd, 2019 by Adv59L

Monday, November 26, 2007 In the 18 months since Andrea Muizelaar was crowned winner of the reality TV series Canada’s Next Top Model, her life has been a complete whirlwind. From working in a dollar store in her hometown of Whitby, Ontario, to modeling haute couture in Toronto, she had reached her dream of becoming […]

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh concedes electoral defeat

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh concedes electoral defeat

May 31st, 2019 by Adv59L

Saturday, December 3, 2016 Gambian President Yahya Jammeh yesterday conceded defeat to now-President Elect Adama Barrow. Jammeh, 51, took power 22 years ago in a bloodless coup. He had claimed a billion-year mandate. Barrow, 51, is a property developer without political experience. According to the electoral commission yesterday, he won 263,515 votes, equating to 45.5%, […]

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Militants bomb Gaziantep, Turkey police headquarters

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Militants bomb Gaziantep, Turkey police headquarters

May 30th, 2019 by Adv59L

Monday, May 2, 2016 A car bomb detonated at police headquarters in Gaziantep, Turkey yesterday morning killed two police officers and injured more than twenty other people. The governor’s office said nineteen of the injured were police officers. Police said they suspect an alleged Daesh (ISIL) militant of responsibility for the attack. Turkish media reported […]

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US Secretary Rice responds to European enquiries on alleged CIA prisons

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US Secretary Rice responds to European enquiries on alleged CIA prisons

May 28th, 2019 by Adv59L

Wednesday, December 7, 2005 The United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has begun to address concerns raised by the EU, the Council of Europe, and several member countries about the CIA’s detention practices upon her arrival in Germany for a European tour that began Tuesday. “As a matter of US policy, the United States’ […]

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