Teen broadcasts suicide online

Sunday, November 23, 2008 A Pembroke Pines, Florida teenager killed himself Wednesday, November 19, while broadcasting on the live video site Justin.tv. After making suicide threats and being encouraged by Justin.tv viewers and Bodybuilding.com forum members, Abraham K. Biggs, 19, committed suicide by taking an overdose of opiates and benzodiazepine, which had been prescribed for […]

News briefs:May 7, 2006

The time is 15:30 (UTC) on May 7th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs. Iran says it may withdraw from Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Iran In a letter to the United Nations, Iran’s Parliament has said it may have to withdraw from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty if pressure to end its nuclear program escalates.The […]

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See More About: Hair Loss Treatment Center Manhattan By Georgy Kharchenko Beta-1,3-Glucan Beta-l,3-glucan is a polysaccharide (a complex type of carbohydrate molecule) with immune-stimulating properties. Specifically, it stimulates the activity of macrophages, immune cells that destroy cellular debris, microorganisms, and abnormal cells by surrounding and digesting them. Beta-l,3-D-glucan is a supplemental form of beta-1,3-glucan made […]

Highway bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapses

Thursday, August 2, 2007 The Interstate 35W Mississippi River eight-lane bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota has collapsed on both sides of the highway over the Mississippi River during rush hour. Previous reports indicated at least nine people had died, but Minneapolis police revised this to four during a 7:30 a.m. (local time) press conference. Tim Dolan, […]

San Jose, CA, USA, city manager resigns amid Norcal investigation

Wednesday, December 21, 2005 San Jose, California —Del Borgsdorf, the city manager of San Jose, California announced his resignation on Tuesday, citing “personal reasons” and the “political environment” for his decision. While he denies it is was a factor in his decision, the resignation comes one day after Santa Clara County District Attorney George Kennedy […]

International participants showcase different industry cultures at 2008 Taipei Game Show

Friday, January 25, 2008 B2B Trade Area of Taipei Game Show, criticized by trade buyers last year, but accompanied with 2008 Taiwan Digital Content Forum, moved to the second floor at Taipei World Trade Center for world-wide participants with a better exchange atmosphere this year. Not only local OBMs (Softstar Entertainment, Soft-World International Corp., International […]

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See More About: Mr Property Services Consort Claudgen Electric Heated Towel Rails by Alister Sneddon Consort Claudgen electric heated towel rails are perfect for bathrooms, kitchens and laundries. Unlike other towel rails the Consort Claudgen electric towel rail is designed just to heat the towels or items. This may at first seem a disadvantage, however […]

Open source game developer Perttu Ahola talks about Minetest with Wikinews

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Recently, Finnish open-source video game developer Perttu Ahola discussed Minetest, his “longest ever project”, with Wikinews. Started in October 2010, Minetest was an attempt by Ahola to create a sandbox game similar to Minecraft. Minecraft is a multi-platform commercial game, which was in alpha version when Ahola challenged himself to create […]

Google creates new desktop software

Saturday, September 24, 2005 Recently, Google had released Google Desktop 2 (beta), software that aims to provide information on a side-bar that sticks to the right end of your screen. Content on Google Desktop include e-mail searching, news and weather, subscribing to RSS-syndicated websites, and more features. One particular feature of Google Desktop is how […]

U.S. commuter blows up section of Washington D.C. Bridge

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 Regular commuter Dan Ruefly detonated a half-mile (800 m) section of the old Woodrow Wilson Bridge just after 12:30 a.m. local time (0530 UTC) on Tuesday 29 August 2006. The detonation brought down over 2,600 tons of steel. The bridge, which carried the Capital Beltway across the Potomac River, was scheduled […]