Bush uses his first veto ever on stem cell bill

Wednesday, July 19, 2006 U.S. President George W. Bush has used the first veto of his presidency on a bill for federal funding of scientific research which uses embryonic stem cells. The bill aimed to increase the number of stem cells lines in federally funded science. Despite the veto, the destruction of embryos to extract stem cells will still take place in scientific research; the research will simply not be funded by the federal government. It is illegal in the United States to create (through conception) embryos for the purpose of scientific research. The bill had pas

Public Relations

Will The I Pad Make Laptops Obsolete?

Click Here To Know More About: Government Relations Australia Government Relations Apple's latest must have device is the iPad, a tablet computer predominantly used for web browsing, media consumption and electronic communication. It is hoped to bridge the gap between smartphones and laptops but beyond all the public relations hype does this new technology have truly innovative merits? Or is Apple just trying to shove a new shiny play thing in to our hands? Media and gadget buffs have been salivating over the iPad since it's release but many consumers and journa


Israel Journal: Is Yossi Vardi a good father to his entrepreneurial children?

Thursday, December 20, 2007 Wikinews reporter David Shankbone is currently, courtesy of the Israeli government and friends, visiting Israel. This is a first-hand account of his experiences and may — as a result — not fully comply with Wikinews' neutrality policy. Please note this is a journalism experiment for Wikinews and put constructive criticism on the collaboration page. This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Dr. Yossi Vardi is known as Israel's 'Father of the En


Neola North wildfire in Utah blamed for three deaths

Monday, July 2, 2007 A wildfire in the Ashley National Forest has been blamed for three deaths and has led to the evacuation of about 500 residents of the communities of Whiterocks, Farm Creek, Paradise and Tridell in eastern Utah. The fire broke out on Friday, June 29 at around 9:00 a.m. local time in Duschene county, north of Neola by state route 121, and proceeded to spread westward into Uintah county. To date, the cause of the wildfire is unknown. An early report by public safety officials claimed it was caused by a faulty power line or transformer. However, a later an

Off Road Carts

Personalize Your Car With Car Accessories

Click Here To Know More About: Quad Bikes For Sale Personalize Your Car With Car Accessories by Ackley Cooper ShawCar is one asset that one really cherishes as a purchase. Adding value to its d cor or performance is something that many car owners like to indulge in. This is known as accessorizing the car. There is a very huge market for products today that allows one to deck up or add value to one s machine. One can check online for car accessories or one can go down to the local car dealers and check out all the available options. Most cities have one locality ded



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News briefs:June 24, 2009

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 Audio Wikinews News Brief for June 24, 2009 Recorded by: James_PainProblems listening to the file? See media help.RSS Contents 1 About 2 News Brief Transcript for June 24, 2009 2.1 Intro 2.2 Iran and Britain expel diplomats after Iranian presidential election 2.3 Bagram abuse exposed by ex-detainees 2.4 Authorites arrest 7 state officials over Mexico childcare centre fire 2.5 Togo unanimously vote to abolish the death penalty 2.6 High school football coach shot dead at school gym in Iowa 2.7 American TV personality and "Tonight Show" s


Romanian tourism to be rebranded

Friday, May 6, 2005 Romania's National Authority for Tourism (ANT) announced that they would promote tourism in Romania through a new branding strategy, in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development. The director of ANT, Marius Critonescu, said that the branding exercise will be "a significant component of the Romania's development as a new tourist destination of international level." He also added that the development of an integrated brand for Romanian tourism will promote a more positive image for the country, thereby increasing the number

Financial Planners

Bum Marketing How To Find A Niche

Click Here To Know More About: Life Financial Planners Financial Planning Services By Justin Michie One of the most difficult tasks for most Bum Marketers seems to be finding a niche thats profitable, but doesnt have a ton of competition. One of the main reasons I believe they have a hard time is partially because theyre not exactly sure what a niche is. According to Wikipedia A niche market is a focused, targetable portion (subset) of a market sector. By definition, then, a business that focuses on a niche market is addressing a need for a product or service th


CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate Ryan Dolby running in Elgin—Middlesex—London

Friday, September 26, 2008 On October 14, 2008, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the federal election. New Democratic Party candidate Pastor Ryan Dolby is standing for election in the riding of Elgin—Middlesex—London. Born in Chatham, he moved to St. Thomas in 1994, and recently to the Village of Shedden. An employee of Lear Corporation, Dolby is a CAW Local 2168 member, who serves as Union Benefits Representative, and Local Trustee and Chair of the Union in Politics Committee. A CAW Council Delegate representative, he was appointed to the CAW National Employment