NRA official suggests arming teachers to prevent school shootings

Friday, March 25, 2005A lawyer who is expected to become the president of the National Rifle Association (NRA) said in a comment to Associated Press (AP) that arming teachers with firearms is a solution to be considered in preventing school shootings by students. Sarah S. Froman, an alumni of Harvard Law School and a practicing lawyer, implied that allowing teachers […]

UK mother cleared of attempted murder of ME-suffering daughter

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 HAVE YOUR SAY Does the law on assisted suicide need to be clarified? Add or view comments Bridget Gilderdale, a mother from Stonegate, East Sussex, has been found not guilty of the attempted murder of her daughter, Lynn Gilderdale—a 31-year-old sufferer of chronic fatigue syndrome (more commonly known as ME)—after her daughter was found dead at […]

High school football coach shot dead at school gym in Iowa

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 An American football coach has been shot at his school gym in Iowa, United States. Ed Thomas was shot in front of his students at around 8.00 am local time. Thomas was in the weight room at the time of the shooting. An adult male has been arrested suspected of his murder. Thomas was the head […]

Major US bankruptcy reform bill signed into law

Thursday, April 21, 2005 U.S. President George W. Bush signed into law Wednesday a major bankruptcy reform bill, making the most sweeping changes to the laws of personal bankruptcy in the past two decades. Bill S.256 is predicted to reduce the chances of filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy for 30,000 to 210,000 families per year, according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO apologies for financial planning scandal

Thursday, July 3, 2014 Ian Narev, the CEO of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, this morning “unreservedly” apologised to clients who lost money in a scandal involving the bank’s financial planning services arm. Last week, a Senate enquiry found financial advisers from the Commonwealth Bank had made high-risk investments of clients’ money without the clients’ permission, resulting in hundreds of […]

News briefs:July 15, 2008

Audio Wikinews News Brief for July 15, 2008 Recorded by: DavumayaProblems listening to the file? See media help. RSS Contents 1 Media reports: Israeli warplanes training in Iraq 2 Three hostages return home to Florida 3 IndyMac Bank placed into conservatorship by US Government 4 Sixteen killed in Pakistan during Taliban ambush 5 Bronis?aw Geremek, former Polish Foreign Affairs Minister, […]

Hell Pizza condom advertisements: complaints upheld

Wednesday, November 29, 2006 A record number of complaints, over 600, against the New Zealand restaurant chain Hell Pizza for its advertising campaign using condoms delivered via letterbox have been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). Family First “welcomes heavenly decision from ASA on Hells Pizza.” Hell Pizza delivered sealed foil condoms in a cardboard box to households nationwide. […]

Tornado kills 19 in Florida

Saturday, February 3, 2007 At least 19 people have been killed in central Florida in the city of Lady Lake and Paisley after severe storms and a tornado ripped through the cities in the middle of the night. Eleven of those killed were in Paisley and three were in Lady Lake. The death toll is expected to rise as rescue […]

What Can You Expect From Hiring A Divorce Lawyer?

Here’s An Opinion On: Real Estate Investment Property Best Investment Property Advice Sydney byAlma Abell Hiring a divorce lawyer can help you through the process of your divorce and make it much easier. Since divorces can cause a lot of different emotions, this can cause you to make poor decisions you later regret. If you hire divorce lawyers oak park […]

Death toll from tsunami in Southeast Asia increases

 Correction — May 8, 2018 This headline incorrectly locates the tsunami in Southeast Asia; it was in the South Pacific, as stated in the lede.  Thursday, October 1, 2009 A tsunami that was generated in the South Pacific by a powerful undersea earthquake has killed at least 110 people, according to authorities. The majority of the fatalities occurred in Samoa, where […]