“Dr Dino” gets 10 years in prison after failure to pay taxes

Friday, January 19, 2007 In November 2006 Pensacola, Florida evangelist Kent Hovind and his wife, Jo, were found guilty on 58 federal counts of “willful failure” to payroll taxes, structuring bank withdrawals, and obstructing federal agents. On January 19, 2007 Hovind was given ten years in federal prison, ordered to pay $640,000 in owed funds […]

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Prince Harry of Wales to be awarded for humanitarian work

Monday, April 23, 2012 Prince Harry in 2010. Image: Walking With The Wounded. The UK’s Prince Harry of Wales is to be presented with a humanitarian award for Distinguished Humanitarian Leadership by the Atlantic Council, according to an announcement made by St James’s Palace today. The recognition is for serving war veterans and the armed […]

Wikinews interviews World Wide Web co-inventor Robert Cailliau

Thursday, August 16, 2007 The name Robert Cailliau may not ring a bell to the general public, but his invention is the reason why you are reading this: Dr. Cailliau together with his colleague Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, making the internet accessible so it could grow from an academic tool to […]

No prosecution for UK minor who called Scientology a ‘cult’

Saturday, May 24, 2008 The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) of the government of the United Kingdom told the City of London Police on Friday that there will be no prosecution for a 15-year-old boy who called Scientology a “cult” at a May 10 peaceful protest. The City of London Police had previously confiscated the boy’s […]

Microsoft without Bill Gates at the helm

Friday, June 27, 2008 Bill Gates After 33 years of managing software giant Microsoft, founder Bill Gates will retire from day-to-day management today. Gates will retain the title of Chairman but without executive functions and will only report for work once a week. The man who took a gut feeling of seeing personal computers in […]

How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

Friday, September 9, 2005 New Orleans, Louisiana —After Category 4 storm Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, on the night before August 29, 2005, several flood control constructions failed. Much of the city flooded through the openings. One of these was the flood wall forming one side of the 17th Street Canal, near Lake Pontchartrain. […]

FIFA to make changes after Thierry Henry handball

Thursday, December 3, 2009 FIFA, the world governing body for association football, yesterday announced it was setting up a working group to conduct an inquiry into the introduction of assistant referees and technology into the world game, in the wake of the reactions to the controversial handball committed by French captain Thierry Henry during the […]

US drone strike kills eight in Pakistan’s tribal region

Monday, December 22, 2008 Pakistan Afghan Border. Location of the FATA and South Waziristan where the air strike took place. A suspected United States military air strike launched by a remote-controlled and unmanned CIA aircraft on Monday morning killed at least 8 militants. Media reports claim that in two separate attacks, three missiles were fired […]

Canadian loses health benefits after company finds joyful Facebook pictures

Sunday, November 22, 2009 A 29-year-old woman from Quebec in Canada claims to have lost her long-term health care benefits she was receiving for depression, after her insurance company discovered pictures of her on Facebook smiling and having fun. Nathalie Blanchard alleges that Manulife Financial cut off her long-term benefit payments because she was “available […]