Wikinews Shorts: May 17, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, May 17, 2007. Contents 1 PlayStation Portable to sell products online 2 Canadian plane en route to Wilmington, Delaware, USA crashes; kills 3 people 3 Poll: Finns favor gender-equality in pay 4 NPD Group releases game sales for April Sony have announced that a PlayStation Portable (PSP) store […]

Rotorua, New Zealand bans criminals from CBD

Wednesday, August 2, 2006 Rotorua has banned criminals with five or more dishonesty convictions from entering the Central Business District (CBD). The criminals will be issued with trespass notices banning them from the main streets of Rotorua. Eleven out of twelve councillors, including the Rotorua mayor, supported the by-law along with support from the police. […]

Hollywood sign modified to read ‘Hollyweed’

 Correction — January 22, 2016 The vote on November 9 was of California voters, not the California legislature.  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 The Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California was modified to read “Hollyweed” on Sunday. Security camera footage shows the perpetrator was dressed all in black, said Sergeant Robert Payan. Christopher Garcia, a spokesperson of […]

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