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Wikinews interviews academic Simon Li?en about attitudes towards US Paralympics

Saturday, November 16, 2013 File:Paralympics 2014 stamp 30 RUB.jpg On Thursday, with 110 days until the start of the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Wikinews interviewed Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership, Sport Studies and Educational/Counseling Psychology at Washington State University Simon Li?en about attitudes in United States towards the Paralympics. Licen has recently joined…

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Wikinews Shorts: August 9, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for┬áSunday, August 9, 2009. Contents 1 Indonesia’s most wanted man believed to be killed 2 Iran holds second mass trial 3 Ronnie Biggs released to die a free man 4 Laos transfers drug-charge Briton to serve life sentence in UK 5 News Corporation to charge for online content 6…

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Texas representative proposes to outlaw ‘sexy’ cheerleading

Saturday, March 19, 2005 Houston, Texas representative Al Edwards proposed a bill last week to ban “sexually suggestive” cheerleading in Texas high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools. The movements typical to cheerleading are sexual, said Edwards, and send out the wrong message, especially as youth should be encouraged to be more reserved where sex…

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Man kills five relatives in family massacre in Croatia

Friday, November 9, 2007 Damir Voschion, 46, has reportedly killed five members of his family in Pula, Croatia on Thursday night around 7:00 p.m. CET (UTC+1). They were all killed by gunshots to the head. The victims include Damir’s two-month-old nephew, his seven-year-old niece, his brother, sister-in-law and then his father. The massacre took place…

Tips For Caring For Your Model Ship

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Buy Rc Helicopter Blades In previous articles, we have given some insight into the purchasing of ship models, and the different options for displaying them. Having completed those two steps, your next task is to protect them in the best way you can. Taking regular care of these…

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Asian countries call for global currency

Monday, April 6, 2009 Leaders and central banks in Russia, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Kazakhstan have called for an international currency system. Speaking on April 1 in advance of the G-20 summit in London, Russian president Dmitry Medvedev argued that the international finance system needed a “new construction” including “new currency systems”, saying that…

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Wikinews interviews 2020 US Libertarian Party presidential candidate Adam Kokesh

Saturday, September 7, 2019 Adam Kokesh, an Iraq War veteran, activist, radio show host, and currently a candidate for the US Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, spoke with Wikinews to discuss his background, political positions, and campaign for President of the United States. Kokesh, who hails from Arizona, has been active in the anti-war movement…