Baby attacked by dog in New York

Saturday, January 5, 2008 An eight-month old boy, Andrew, was attacked and killed by a Doberman Pinscher in Brooklyn, New York. The dog was a three-year old named Mackabee, who is also neutered. The grandmother was babysitting the boy. While she was in the kitchen she heard the boy scream …

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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2007

Monday, December 31, 2007 What would you tell your grandchildren about 2007 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 year’s time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2007, what would the question be? The year that you first signed on to Facebook? The year Britney …

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Chinese stock markets plunge after tax increase

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 In trading Wednesday, the Chinese stock markets plunged after the government tripled a tax on securities transactions. The so-called stamp tax was raised from 0.1% to 0.3% in an effort to cool the rapidly rising market. The Shanghai Composite Index of A-shares fell 6.5%. The CSI …

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