Russian police say Moscow airport bomber identified

Saturday, January 29, 2011 Police in Russia say they have identified the man behind the bombing of Moscow’s Domodedovo International Airport on Monday, although they will not yet name him. Police said the man who killed 35 was a twenty-year-old suicide bomber from the North Caucasus region. An Investigative Committee statement delivered by spokesman...

New Jersey backpedals on proposed bikini waxing ban

Saturday, March 21, 2009 New Jersey has reversed its plans for a state-wide ban on bikini waxing after salon owners from across the state spoke out against the proposal. The New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling planned to consider a ban on so-called “Brazilian waxes” in response to two women who reported being...

Frank Messina: An interview with the ‘Mets Poet’

Wednesday, October 3, 2007 In the early Olympic games, athletes used to run a mile and then recite a poem. The first poet-in-residence of an English football team, Ian McMillan, remarked that football chants are like huge tribal poems. Generally, though, sport and poetry have never seemed natural companions in human enterprise. Until the...

Time Warner, Sprint close to mobile pact

Wednesday, December 29, 2004 New York — Time Warner Cable is close to a deal with Sprint Corp. to offer mobile telephone service under the TimeWarner brand to the cabler’s 11 million subscribers, according to a report in Wednesday’s The Wall Street Journal. If such a deal is struck, Time Warner will be the...

An account of the Esperanza Fire from an animal rescuer

This article features first-hand journalism by Wikinews members. See the collaboration page for more details. This article features first-hand journalism by Wikinews members. See the collaboration page for more details. Saturday, December 2, 2006 As families fled their homes in the early morning hours on Thursday October 26, there was no warning. The Esperanza...

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