Canadian woman gives birth while sitting on toilet

Friday, December 18, 2009 International media attention has been a harsh mistress for 32-year-old Heather Richard of Winnipeg, Manitoba, who gave birth on Sunday while sitting on the toilet. Richard, who believed she was barren and thus assumed she could not be pregnant, thought she was suffering from cramps and a bad bowel movement. HAVE …

Sweeping bank regulatory overhaul passed in US House of Representatives

Thursday, July 1, 2010 Never again, never again should Wall Street greed bring such suffering to our country. The US House of Representatives passed a significant overhaul of financial regulations that strengthens the government’s hold on banks and also creates a new federal agency to oversee consumer lending on Wednesday. “Never again, never again should …

GitHub blocks public access to youtube-dl after RIAA issues DMCA notice

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Monday, October 26, 2020 On Friday, code hosting and sharing website GitHub blocked the public access to youtube-dl, a software which can download videos from the internet via the command-line. The blockade …

An Introduction To Video Teleconferencing

Read An Opinion On: Building Dispute Lawyer Gold Coast By Robert A. Leggio Jr C.T.S Video teleconferencing is the interaction between two locations made possible through the use of a series of telecommunication technologies. These technologies allow these two locations to interact through the audio/visual portal created. The rise of video teleconferencing (also known as …

Ericsson’s CEO Tours Marconi Sites

Tuesday, November 1, 2005 Carl-Henric Svanberg, CEO of Ericsson, began a tour of some of Marconi’s European sites this morning, starting at Coventry and moving to Beeston for the afternoon session. Genoa and Backnang will be visited on Wednesday and Thursday. Mike Parton, CEO of Marconi Corporation, spoke of the ‘good news’ for all stake-holders …

Viktor Schreckengost dies at 101

Sunday, January 27, 2008 Viktor Schreckengost, the father of industrial design and creator of the Jazz Bowl, an iconic piece of Jazz Age art designed for Eleanor Roosevelt during his association with Cowan Pottery died yesterday. He was 101. Schreckengost was born on June 26, 1906 in Sebring, Ohio, United States. Schreckengost’s peers included the …

Somali pirates hijack Indonesian tugboat and Turkish container ship

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 Two more vessels have been hijacked in Somalia. Pirates have captured an Indonesian tugboat with a barge that was working for French oil firm Total and a Turkish container ship. The Turkish vessel’s seizure was confirmed by a US Fifth Fleet spokesman. MV Bosphorus Prodigy is a 330 ft (100 m) …

Orange County Beach Season: Time For A Makeover}

Read An Opinion On: Best Hair Transplant Surgeon In New York City Orange County Beach Season: Time for a Makeover by Farbod Esmailian The Orange County Beach Season has finally arrived! Its time to get rid of that excess fat and loose skin, and flaunt that sizzling beach bikini. A body makeover is an absolute …

With US mid-term elections fast approaching, three prominent Democrats announce retirement

Thursday, January 7, 2010 With this year’s November midterm elections fast approaching, three prominent United States Democrats announced their plans for retirement from public service on Wednesday. Powerful and influential—yet controversial for his alleged close ties to the financial sector and his handling of last year’s bailout—Senator Christopher Dodd of Connecticut announced that he would …