March 23

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March 23

Wikinews interviews Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC

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Thursday, April 3, 2008 A reporter from Wikinews recently interviewed Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC. The organization claims to have arranged for 22,158 people to send a message regarding the “American Freedom Agenda Act” proposed by Ron Paul, in addition to supporting many other laws. The full text of the interview can […]

March 23

Two-millenia-old Chinese guard gets unwanted new recruit

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Two-millenia-old Chinese guard gets unwanted new recruit

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Friday, September 22, 2006 Legendary Emperor Qin Shi Huang of China had one more terracotta warrior guarding his tomb, recently. Pablo Wendel, an art student from Germany, disguised himself as one of the clay sculptures surrounding Qinshihuang in his final resting place, now a museum. Police protecting the northern China museum searched for an extended […]

March 23

James Bond star Roger Moore, 89, dies

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James Bond star Roger Moore, 89, dies

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 It is the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today. We are all devastated. On Tuesday, British actor Roger Moore, best known for portraying Simon Templar of the 1960s series The Saint and the spy character James Bond, died in […]

March 22

Toyota accused of misleading public over recalls

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Toyota accused of misleading public over recalls

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Toyota has been accused by a U.S. House of Representatives committee with misleading the public and investigators over its recent recalls. The accusations, in a statement from the House Energy and Commerce Committee, claim that Toyota both relied on a flawed study in its assessment of the issue of sticking accelerator […]

March 21

Republican leaders in US want more tax relief in economic stimulus

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Republican leaders in US want more tax relief in economic stimulus

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Monday, January 26, 2009 As the newly inaugurated Barack Obama administration continues to push for a US$825 billion stimulus package to aid the struggling United States economy, some Republican legislators say they will not vote for such a plan without the inclusion of more tax cuts and less “unnecessary” spending. Arizona Senator John McCain, Obama’s […]

March 20

Software giant Adobe Systems to acquire Magento Commerce for US$1.68 billion

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Software giant Adobe Systems to acquire Magento Commerce for US$1.68 billion

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 On Monday, San Jose, California, US-based software company Adobe Systems announced their plans to acquire California-based e-commerce handling web service Magento Commerce for 1.68 billion US dollars (USD). After Adobe made the announcement via their official website, Adobe’s stocks rose by around one percent, ending Monday extended trading at USD 238.10 […]

March 20

Driver fined after following sat-nav to edge of cliff in West Yorkshire, England

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Driver fined after following sat-nav to edge of cliff in West Yorkshire, England

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Thursday, September 17, 2009 A driver has been fined after following the directions of his satellite navigation system, leading him to the edge of a massive cliff drop in West Yorkshire, England. Robert Jones, who is 43 years old, appeared in Calderdale Magistrates Court on Tuesday, representing himself. He was prosecuted by Waseem Raja. Waseem […]

March 20

Wikinews Shorts: October 31, 2006

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Wikinews Shorts: October 31, 2006

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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

March 20

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/LA-ND

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/LA-ND

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See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It […]