Wikinews Shorts: January 10, 2010

A compilation of brief news reports for Sunday, January 10, 2010. Contents 1 Croatian president pardons convicted war criminal 2 Saudi Arabian court commutes Canadian’s death sentence 3 Thousands attend murdered Ottawa police officer’s funeral 4 Gunman opens fire at ABB…

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…

China overtakes Germany as world’s biggest exporter

Sunday, January 10, 2010 Chinese officials have said that their country’s exports surged last December to edge out Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. The official Xinhua news agency reported today that figures from the General Administration for Customs showed…

Dogs rescue owner during diabetic attack

Wednesday, January 18, 2006 In Centerton, Indiana a man is alive thanks to his 2 dogs. Bill Burns was taking his nightly stroll with his dogs, Butch and Dusty, when he had a severe diabetic attack in a cornfield. His…

UK clarifies foreign, domestic response to cost of living crisis

Monday, March 14, 2022 Wikinews received clarification earlier this month from the United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) regarding the government’s response to the cost of living crisis following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The UK…

Small British island gets first democratic election

Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Voters in the small Channel Island of Sark, a Crown dependency of the British Crown, have voted in their first democratic election, bringing an end to almost 4½ centuries of feudal rule. Voting in the election…