Bolivian President-Elect takes 50% pay cut to aid social programs

Monday, January 2, 2006 So more staff can be hired for Bolivia’s education, health and social programs, President Elect Evo Morales announced that he and his cabinet will take a 50% pay cut. The 46-year-old leader slashed his future salary of about $3600 a month to $1800. Raising Bolivia from its situation as one of the poorest countries in the […]

US stock markets fall amid credit fears

Friday, August 3, 2007 The New York Stock Exchange Image: Colin Gregory Palmer. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 280 points, Friday, to 13181.91, just two weeks after soaring to a historic record of 14,000. Two other major indexes, the Nasdaq and the Standard and Poor 500, fell more than 2% in a widespread market sell-off. Shares of […]


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International conference agrees on plan for Yemen’s terror problem

Thursday, January 28, 2010 An international conference in London on Tuesday came up with a plan to fight al-Qaeda’s presence in Yemen. Delegates present at the conference were from twenty countries, including Yemen, the United Kingdom, and the United States. David Miliband, chair of the conference.Image: Munich Security Conference. The conference was called by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown due […]

Four killed, four others injured in Buffalo, New York shooting

Sunday, August 15, 2010 Four people were killed and another four wounded in an early-morning shooting at a Buffalo, New York restaurant yesterday. The shooting occurred as a party held in the restaurant was coming to a close. At about 2:30 a.m. EDT (06:30 UTC), shots were fired outside the City Grill in downtown Buffalo. The victims were leaving a […]

Wikinews discusses DRM and DMCA with Richard Stallman after GitHub re-enables public access to youtube-dl

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Screenshot showing how youtube-dl is used to download a YouTube video in the public domain.Image: user:acagastya. On November 16, code-sharing and hosting service GitHub re-enabled the public access to youtube-dl repository, a software […]

Wikinews interviews Australian Paralympic skiers Jessica Gallagher and Eric Bickerton

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Sunday, Wikinews sat down with Australian blind Paralympic skier Jessica Gallagher and her guide Eric Bickerton who are participating in a national team training camp in Vail, Colorado. Wikinews reporters LauraHale and Hawkeye7 interview Australian Paralympic skier Jessica Gallagher and her guide Eric Bickerton Jessica GallagherImage: Australian Paralympic Committee/Australian Sports Commission. Eric BickertonImage: Bidgee. ((Wikinews)) This […]

Wikinews Shorts: January 1, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for¬†Thursday, January 1, 2009. Contents 1 Slovakia starts using euro today 2 Attempted baby-theft in Tennessee 3 Spanish Wikinews reaches 4000 articles ¬†Contribute to Wikinews by expanding these briefs or add a new one. File:Dual pricing.JPG Dual pricing, ahead of the change, has become common in Slovakia.(Image missing from Commons: image; log) The European […]

Fannie Mae forgives mortgage debt of 90-year-old woman who shot herself

Sunday, October 5, 2008 Map highlighting location of Akron. Image: Catbar. Fannie Mae, a housing mortgage lender, has forgiven the mortgage debt of Addie Polk, a 90-year-old woman from Akron, Ohio who attempted to kill herself when she was being evicted from her home on Wednesday. Polk had lived in her home since 1970, and refinanced her mortgage numerous times […]