Wikinews Shorts: March 15, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, March 15, 2007. Contents 1 Potter #7 to break Potter #6’s record 2 Harry Potter to appear on French stamps 3 Wal-Mart’s package reduction strategy results 4 TV show about a card game to launch in Canada 5 Wind tunnel free-fall record set 12 million copies of Harry …

Restaurant Equipment Financing

Read An Opinion On: Life Insurance By Chris Mark Fletcher The success of any restaurant lies more on its equipment. The restaurant equipment includes cooking stoves, dining hall furniture, oven, bar equipment and so on. There can be number of different models of restaurant equipment. In fact Italian style restaurant equipment would not suit a …

70,000 General Motors employees go on strike

Monday, September 24, 2007 73,000 United Auto Workers (UAW) union members launched a nationwide strike today against General Motors (GM), the largest auto manufacturer in the United States. UAW President Ron Gettelfinger said GM would need to meet pay, health care, and job security issues. Gettelfinge said, “This is nothing we wanted…No one benefits in …

Mary Barra appointed as General Motors chief

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 The United States’s largest car manufacturer General Motors today named Mary Barra as its new chief executive. Barra, 51, will be the first woman to lead a firm in the American auto industry. She has been with General Motors for 33 years, and is currently the global head of product development. …

Afghan women’s rights official shot dead

Tuesday, September 26, 2006 Safia Ahmed-jan, the director of the Afghan Ministry of Women’s Affairs for the Khandahar province and an advocate of women’s rights and a strong critic of the Taliban‘s repression of those rights, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside her home in Khandahar city in southern Afghanistan on Monday. Safia Ama-jan, …

New Zealand airlines relax knife regulations

Saturday, October 1, 2005 New Zealand has relaxed the safety rules imposed on internal airlines in 2002, once more allowing passengers to carry pocket knives with blades less than 60mm long and knitting needles. Other larger items remain banned, including ice-skates, pool cues, hockey sticks, skateboards, cricket bats and harpoons. Other countries more at risk …

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Read An Opinion On: Tendering Process Explained NS0-158 Preparation Material by Judith M. EhlersQuestion: 1 Click the Exhibit button. You create a volume as shown in the exhibit.Which statement about the new volume is true? A. A FlexVol volume is created on the aggregate (sas_01 or sas_02) with the most free space. B. A FlexVol …

Wikinews attends Christy Carlson Romano concert in Sesame Place

Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Wikinews reporter Nicholas Moreau contacted professional photographer David Fore of Lloyd David Photography to go to the recent Christy Carlson Romano concert at Sesame Place theme park in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Romano, perhaps best known for her breakout role in Even Stevens opposite Shia LaBoeuf, is presumably working towards a new album, …

Australian Senator arrives at Parliament dressed as a beer bottle

Thursday, March 13, 2008 Family First Senator Steve Fielding arrived at Parliament today, dressed as a beer bottle to raise awareness of a bill he intends to move in the Senate today. Senator Fielding will introduce a bill to establish a nationwide refund scheme for bottles and cans. A similar scheme has operated in South …