Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, …

Belgium stops telegram services

Saturday, December 30, 2017 After 171 years of existence, telegram services were permanently stopped in Belgium as of yesterday. The service was launched in 1846, and about 9000 telegrams were sent across the country from January 2017 to November 2017. On December 12, Belgian telecommunication company Proximus, who provided telegram services in the country, announced …

Getting Skilled Toronto Injury Lawyers

Read An Opinion On: Australian Ir Policies Submitted by: Ethan Fisher Even as you are recouping from an accident from a personal injury employing an injury lawyer will be really advantageous, even so selecting the top injury lawyer will be very hard. Selecting a skilled lawyer will be the distinction between succeeding in a personal …

US Senator Rand Paul blocks synthetic marijuana legislation

Friday, March 30, 2012 Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky is the lone holdout preventing a vote on synthetic marijuana legislation in the US Senate through a procedural block that is allowed under the rules. Until Paul lifts his block, the Senate will not be able to act on legislation that has already passed the US …

Artist who changed Hollywood sign to ‘Hollyweed’ surrenders to authorities

Thursday, January 12, 2017 On Monday, the person responsible for changing the Hollywood sign in California to read “Hollyweed” as a new year’s prank turned himself in to local authorities. 30-year-old artist Zachary Cole Fernandez surrendered himself, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) said. According to LAPD, Fernandez went to the police station accompanied by …

U.S. Senate debates raising national debt ceiling

Monday, March 13, 2006 The U.S. Senate is debating the 2007 budget this week, dealing with, among many things, controversial issues such as the oil drilling in Alaska, raising the national debt ceiling, and an amendment that would fund $1.5 million dollars to veterans’ health-care. The Senate is also considering budget measures over an amendment …

John Kitzhaber not running for governor of Oregon

Friday, January 13, 2006 Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber announced today that he will not enter the 2006 Gubernatiorial Race. The Democrat stated that he felt he could do more by pushing for reforms in the United States health care system through a grass roots campaign. Kitzhaber served two terms as governor of Oregon from …

Canada’s Toronto—Danforth (Ward 30) city council candidates speak

Saturday, November 4, 2006 On November 13, Toronto residents will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Toronto Centre (Ward 28). One candidate responded to Wikinews’ requests for an interview. This ward’s candidates include Edward Chin, Paula Fletcher (incumbent), Patrick Kraemer, Suzanne McCormick, Daniel …

Essential Information About A Court Reporting Agency

Read An Opinion On: Internet Payment Gateway Papua New Guinea byadmin Being in a court hearing is one of the most stressful events in a person’s life. Cases involving criminal offenses, domestic violence, child custody and divorce will inevitably end in the courtroom. Due to the nature of these cases, it is important that accurate …