CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate David Sparrow in Don Valley West

Friday, October 10, 2008 In an attempt to speak with as many candidates as possible during the 2008 Canadian federal election, Wikinews has talked via email with David Sparrow. Sparrow is a candidate in Ontario’s Don Valley West riding, running under the New Democratic Party (NDP) banner. The riding was set to vote in a by-election on September 22, 2008, […]

Cuba sentences USAID worker to fifteen-year prison term

Sunday, March 13, 2011 A 15-year prison sentence was handed down by a Cuban court to US Agency for International Development (USAID) worker Alan Gross for crimes against the state. Gross was arrested in December 2009 while on a USAID mission intended to promote democracy by distributing satellite communications equipment to Jewish groups; these groups have denied any involvement in […]

New book links Bonds, Giambi and Sheffield to BALCO

Thursday, March 23, 2006 The new book Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal that Rocked Professional Sports, by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams of The San Francisco Chronicle, is being released today. The authors not only implicate professional baseball celebrity Barry Bonds in the use of performance-enhancing drugs, but also say Gary Sheffield received human growth […]

Avalanche in Canadian Rocky Mountains kills two

Sunday, March 14, 2010 Two people in the Canadian Rocky Mountains were killed yesterday in an avalanche that struck an informal meeting of 200 snowmobilers. 30 others were hurt, and nineteen people were treated and released at a hospital. According to reports, the incident occurred on Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke, British Columbia on Saturday at 15.30 local time; officials believe […]

Baby attacked by dog in New York

Saturday, January 5, 2008 An eight-month old boy, Andrew, was attacked and killed by a Doberman pinscher in Brooklyn, New York. The dog was a three-year old named Mackabee, who is also neutered. The grandmother was babysitting the boy. While she was in the kitchen she heard the boy scream and ran next door to a neighbor for help. The […]

Voluntary sterilization of poor women proposed by Louisiana state legislator

Thursday, September 25, 2008 A Louisiana representative has proposed a controversial solution to “generational welfare,” which would pay women on welfare to get sterilization. Republican John LaBruzzo said he thought of the idea because of his constituents’ outrage over paying for welfare. “You have these people who are just fed up with working their buns off to try to provide […]

Ukraine opposition candidate Yushchenko is suffering from a Dioxin intoxication, doctors say

Saturday, December 11, 2004 VIENNA —Doctors from the Rudolfinerhaus clinic in Vienna say “there is no doubt” Ukrainian opposition leader Victor Yushchenko was poisoned with Dioxin. Yushchenko’s body had about 1,000 times more than the normal concentration of the toxin. It is unknown if there were any other poisons in his system. Although it has not yet been proven that […]

6v Battery

More On This Topic: Safetyandmobility Website 6v battery by mikelchisom311 6v battery means a battery having the voltage of 6 volts. It has the nominal capacity of 7.0Ah. It has an improved capacity and good battery life. They are of good quality and have high performance life thus being in great demand in the market. They are highly protected from […]