UK PM’s speechwriter awaits sentence

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 An English lawyer has pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice. He faked a legal judgment and sent it to a father who was pleading in Taunton family court to be able to remain involved in his child’s upbringing. The lawyer, London barrister Bruce Hyman, now awaits his sentence. The …

Blizzard Entertainment’s victory over bnetd sealed in Appeals Court

Saturday, September 3, 2005 Blizzard Entertainment has won a federal ruling in the U.S. Court of Appeals against the programmers of bnetd, a software package that emulates Blizzard’s Battle.net service. The court reaffirmed the original judgement, given in October, that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and click-through EULA’s prohibited the reverse engineering of Blizzard’s software …

Wikinews Shorts: January 23, 2012

A compilation of brief news reports for┬áMonday, January 23, 2012. Contents 1 Western show of unity in the Strait of Hormuz on the eve of further anti-Iran sanctions 2 Libyan deputy leader resigns over protests 3 Nigeria death toll set to rise 4 Economy not Sharia will be the focus of Egypt’s new Islamic government …

Senior Chinese official executed for spying for Taiwan

Thursday, August 10, 2006 A Chinese government official convicted of working for the Taiwanese government has been executed, and thousands of civil workers viewed the taped trial for “educational purposes” on Monday. The prisoner’s name was Tong Daning and was in his mid-50’s and held a rank just under “Assistant-Minister” before he was found guilty …

Mother and son disappear after court orders cancer treatment

Thursday, May 21, 2009 On Tuesday, Minnesota’s Brown County District Judge John Rodenberg ordered chemotherapy for Daniel Hauser. He also issued the felony warrant for the arrest of Colleen Hauser, Daniel’s mother. The judge said Daniel should be cared for in a foster home because the parents, Colleen and Anthony Hauser, medically neglected their son …

Growing Cannabis Hydroponics

Read An Opinion On: Premier Egg Donor Agency Submitted by: Smantha Williams Cannabis hydroponics means when the plants are grown in some other medium instead of soil, artificially oxygenated, and provided balanced nutrient contents for its growth. Growing cannabis hydroponics is not very difficult but only requires little effort. Since last few years, many methods …

Dresdener Elbe Valley becomes UNESCO World Heritage site

Saturday, June 25, 2005 Since July 2, 2004 the Elbe Valley near Dresden has been in the process of becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Friday saw the hand over of the documents in Castle Albrechtsberg confirming the status. Today, mayor Ro├čberg and Professor Bandarin will unveil a plaque in the church of Loschwitz – …

Fifteen people killed in attack on Nigerian college

Friday, September 19, 2014 Officials said at least fifteen people were killed in an attack on a teachers training college in the Northern Nigerian city of Kano by a group of armed gunmen on Wednesday. Over 30 others were wounded. News agencies have reported while there has been no claim of responsibility, suspicion will likely …