Police report drug haul seizure worth up to £30 million in Brownhills, England

Monday, December 2, 2013 Police in the West Midlands in England today said nearly 200 kilograms worth of drugs with value possibly as great as £30 million (about US$49 million or €36 million) has been seized from a unit in the town of Brownhills. In what an officer described as "one of the largest in the force’s 39 year history", West Midlands Police reported recovering six big...

Role Of Landscape Architects

Click Here To Find Out More About: Jacon Site byalex One of the major roles of landscape architects is to make gardens, parks, residential areas, commercial campuses, and parking spaces, beautiful. Not just these few areas, but, the architects beautify many such areas and spots and contribute towards making a place beautiful and harmonious with the nature. Such professionals plan the placement...

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. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is the...

Utah police investigate polygamist family from reality show ‘Sister Wives’

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 The polygamist family at the center of the new TLC reality television series Sister Wives are now the subject of a criminal investigation. Yesterday, following Sunday's debut of Sister Wives, police in Lehi, Utah, where the show is set, announced they are investigating Kody Brown and his four wives for possible charges of bigamy. Sister Wives focuses on Brown, his...

The Importance Of Using Professional Asbestos Demolition Contractors

Click Here To Find Out More About: Gas Production Testing Equipment byAlma Abell Many older properties in London and the surrounding areas contain asbestos, which as most people know is a hazardous material that can cause serious or even deadly health problems. This material was widely used within the construction industry in years gone by, as it was thought to offer a range of benefits....

Fred Thompson’s ‘exploration’ causes confusion on USA election rules

Wednesday, August 1, 2007 The day after Fred Thompson's "exploratory committee" announced that it raised just over US$3 million dollars, the type of fundraising is causing "confusion" over Federal Election Commission (FEC) rules for the "exploratory" status. CQ Politics reports, "Friends of Fred Thompson" also is registered with the Internal Revenue Service as a “527” political organization,...

Wikinews interviews Joe Schriner, Independent U.S. presidential candidate

Saturday, April 17, 2010 Journalist, counselor, painter, and US 2012 Presidential candidate Joe Schriner of Cleveland, Ohio took some time to discuss his campaign with Wikinews in an interview. Schriner previously ran for president in 2000, 2004, and 2008, but failed to gain much traction in the races. He announced his candidacy for the 2012 race immediately following the 2008 election. Schriner...

Wikinews interviews 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor Candidate Wayne Tseng

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Thursday, October 22, 2020 2020 Melbourne Lord Mayor candidate Wayne Tseng answered some questions about his campaign for the upcoming election from Wikinews. The Lord Mayor election in the Australian city is scheduled to take place this week. Tseng...

Giving A Child Up For Adoption In Oklahoma City: How The Process Works

Click Here To Find Out More About: Baby Modelling byAlma Abell It takes a lot of courage to go through the process of Giving a child up for adoption in Oklahoma City. It can be a very emotional and trying time. However, if you choose to go through a Christian adoption agency, they will help provide you with the emotional and physical support that you need to get through the adoption process. The...

Blown for Good author discusses life inside international headquarters of Scientology

Friday, November 13, 2009 Wikinews interviewed author Marc Headley about his new book Blown for Good, and asked him about life inside the international headquarters of Scientology known as "Gold Base", located in Gilman Hot Springs near Hemet, California. Headley joined the organization at age seven when his mother became a member, and worked at Scientology's international management...