Copiapó, Chile mining accident: in depth

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 The rescue of the Chilean miners trapped in the San José Mine in Copiapó, codenamed Operación San Lorenzo (San Lorenzo Operation), began on Tuesday night, at around 20:00 local time (23:00 UTC). Florencio Ávalos was the first miner to be rescued, at 00:12 local time (03:12 UTC) on Wednesday. He was wearing a shirt signed by all his fellow miners. "The first miner...

Author of My Billion Year Contract reflects on life in elite Scientology group

Thursday, January 14, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Nancy Many about her book My Billion Year Contract, and asked her about life working in the elite Scientology group known as the "Sea Org". Many joined Scientology in the early 1970s, and after leaving in 1996 she later testified against the organization. Published in October, Many's book has gone on to become one of the top selling new...

Classic Jazz Artists: Indubitable Singers

Click Here To Find Out More About: Top Country Songs August, 2014 byAlma Abell It has never been easy to be a jazz singer. This is certainly true of those first men and women who stepped on the stage. These were classic jazz artists but many people chose to forget their contribution and focused overwhelmingly on the band. To some authorities, jazz was the music not the singer. In fact, they...

IRS goes after eBay sellers

Monday, March 28, 2005 San Jose, California — As the April 15 deadline for U.S. private citizens to file their 2004 income tax returns draws near, the government is reminding sellers on eBay that they may have to report any proceeds from sales on the auction site as taxable income. This could be a surprise to some of the 135 million registered eBay users who consider trading on San Jose-based...

Australia/2005

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Telltale Indicators Your Automatic Transmission Is Failing

Click Here To Find Out More About: Remote Control Helicopter byadmin Transmission repairs can be some of the most costly repairs to any vehicle. While you may not be able to completely avoid a repair, regular transmission service is very helpful in keeping your automatic transmission in top shape for as long as possible. If you do complete regularly scheduled automatic transmission servicing you...

Germany legalises medical use of cannabis

Friday, January 20, 2017 Yesterday, the German Bundestag passed a law to legalise cannabis drug for medicinal purposes. The law is to come under effect in March. "Seriously ill people must be treated in the best ways possible" ((de))German language: ?Schwerkranke Menschen müssen bestmöglich versorgt werden., German health minister Hermann Gröhe tweeted. Doctors can prescribe marijuana —...

NSW Parliament passes alcohol-fuelled violence bill hours after drafting

Saturday, February 1, 2014 Thursday morning, members of the Parliament of New South Wales, Australia, discussed drafts of two bills relating to liquor intoxication assault crimes starting at 10 o'clock in the morning (AEDT; 2100 UTC), and approved them later during the day: the Lower House approved at midday and the Upper House at 7pm. The new legislation imposes harsher penalties on behaviour...

Be Kind To The Environment With Eco Pools

Click Here To Find Out More About: Brisbane Decks byadmin Traditional pools require an extensive amount of chemicals to keep them clean and they also take a lot of energy to run the filtration and sanitation required for their upkeep. This can result in a major drain on resources and a strain on the environment as well. For pool owners looking for better options, eco pools provide an ideal...