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Tennis: Nadal withdraws from Paris Masters, suffers from knee injury

Saturday, November 4, 2017 Yesterday, Spanish tennis player and world number 1 ranked Rafael Nadal withdrew from the ATP Paris Masters suffering from a knee injury. Nadal decided to leave the tournament in Paris for a flare-up of a right knee injury during the third round match against Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas in the Paris tournament. Nadal, who played the third set wearing a knee strap, said “the pain during the match was too much.” The…

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Northrop Grumman and Airbus parent EADS defeat Boeing for $40 billion US airtanker contract

Saturday, March 1, 2008 Northrop Grumman and Airbus parent company European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS N.V. (EADS) have unexpectedly defeated Boeing for a US$40 billion (GB£20.1 billion) contract to supply the United States Air Force (USAF) with 179 new aerial refueling tankers at a rate of 15 a year. It is the biggest contract of its kind since the Joint Strike Fighter program. That contract was fought for between Boeing and Lockheed Martin,…

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How To Choose The Best Yogurt Maker

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Buy Air Fryer Online How to Choose the Best Yogurt Maker By Atica Brewton Many people who are seeking a more healthy diet and lifestyle are contemplating what is the best yogurt maker for their budget. There are many different brands to choose from with a plethora of options and price ranges. Although there are many to choose from, the difference between competing yogurt makers is minimal. All…

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Book Fair 2.0; On bloggers, ebooks and pirates

Friday, October 12, 2007 The Internet is very much present at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2007, not just, like in previous years, as a means for the journalists who have 80 workplaces for their own notebooks to report on the fair, but like before as a chance – and as a threat for rights-owners of digital media. Contents 1 Bloggers in the Living Room 2.0 at the Fair 2 EBooks and Digitalization 3 Pirates threatening…

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UK energy companies announce that prices for bills could increase

Saturday, September 19, 2009 Six energy companies in the United Kingdom have announced that it is likely that the prices for energy bills could increase over the course of 2010. The companies, which are nicknamed the “big six” in the United Kingdom, did not pass on information that there would be price cuts in energy bills despite increasing profits. However, the companies have in fact sent a message in response saying that the prices of…

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Wikinews interviews Mike Lebowitz, Chairman of the Modern Whig Party

Monday, October 13, 2008 In the United States, there are two major political parties; the Republican and the Democratic. However, there are several other minor – commonly referred to as “third” – parties. One of these is the Modern Whig Party, which has been steadily increasing in popularity over recent months. Last week, Wikinews reporter Joseph Ford was able to speak with MWP Chairman Mike Lebowitz about how his party was formed, what it stands…

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NFL: Marshall Faulk expected to retire

Thursday, March 22, 2007 Marshall Faulk, the National Football League‘s 9th all time rushing yards leader is expected to announce his retirement from professional football March 26th at the NFL’s annual owners meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. The St. Louis Rams runningback released this statement, “It has been an honor and pleasure to play in the National Football League. I’d like to thank all my teammates and coaches with whom I’ve been associated over the past…

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Author Amy Scobee recounts abuse as Scientology executive

Monday, October 11, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Amy Scobee about her book Scientology – Abuse at the Top, and asked her about her experiences working as an executive within the organization. Scobee joined the organization at age 14, and worked at Scientology’s international management headquarters for several years before leaving in 2005. She served as a Scientology executive in multiple high-ranking positions, working out of the international headquarters of Scientology known as “Gold Base”, located…

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Many infertile American women want sex selection

Friday, March 11, 2005Many infertile American women would choose the sex of their next child if given the option. A survey of 561 women being treated for infertility has found that 41% would use sex selection if it were offered at no cost. Contradicting fears that such sex selection would cause gender imbalance, the survey found that women with no children would choose baby girls and boys in approximately equal numbers. Furthermore, women with only…

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