June 14

U.S. Senate majority goes to Democrats

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U.S. Senate majority goes to Democrats

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Friday, November 10, 2006 George Allen, incumbent Republican Senator from Virginia, conceded the state’s mid-term election to Democratic challenger Jim Webb on Thursday. Democrats have now gained the six seats needed by the party to hold majority control of the Senate. “The people of Virginia have spoken, they have spoken in a closely divided voice. […]

June 13

Three babies dead within one week at Madrid Hospital

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Three babies dead within one week at Madrid Hospital

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Sunday, March 4, 2007 A Spanish hospital reported today that three premature babies have died within one week from the same infection. The babies, who were being cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit of Madrid‘s 12 de Octubre Hospital, all died after being infected with Klebsiella pneumoniae bacterium. Authorities also suspect that a […]

June 12

Cuba to receive high speed internet connection from Venezuela

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Cuba to receive high speed internet connection from Venezuela

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Friday, July 18, 2008 Documents leaked on Wikileaks and seen by Wikinews have revealed that Cuba signed a confidential deal with Venezuela to ensure that Cuba gets access to a high speed internet connection by 2010. The document stated, in Spanish, that the countries aim to “build and operate a line of fiber optic cables […]

June 12

Two fallen Canadian soldiers return home from Afghanistan

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Two fallen Canadian soldiers return home from Afghanistan

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Wednesday, November 29, 2006 The bodies of two Canadian soldiers killed by a suicide bomber in Kandahar, Afghanistan were brought back to Canada. Both were from CFB Petawawa located in Petawawa, Ontario. Their vehicle has intercepted on a road by a suicide bomber. A helicopter came helping all injured and possibly dead soldiers into it […]

June 10

News briefs:August 2, 2010

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News briefs:August 2, 2010

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June 8

US declares public health emergency over spread of swine flu

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US declares public health emergency over spread of swine flu

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Sunday, April 26, 2009 Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced today at a news conference that the U.S. has declared a public health emergency in light of the swine flu outbreak. The total number of confirmed swine flu cases in the United States stands at 20. Secretary Napolitano said that the United States’ declaration follows […]

June 7

Moving Companies In Washington, Dc That Specialize In Moving Businesses

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Click Here To Know More About: Buy Castrol Oil Dubbo Best Castrol Oil For Sale Dubbo byadmin When a person wants to move from Washington, DC, they can rent a truck, pack up their stuff and off they go. When it comes to moving a business, it’s not always so simple. Whether it’s an office, […]

June 7

Man calls for seizure of Justice Souter home, under eminent domain ruling

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Man calls for seizure of Justice Souter home, under eminent domain ruling

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Friday, July 1, 2005 In the wake of a United States Supreme Court ruling in Kelo v. New London on eminent domain last week, a California man has proposed that Justice David Souter‘s New Hampshire home be seized by the state and a hotel be built on the site. Logan Darrow Clements faxed a letter […]

May 29

‘Fockers’ set to meet another weekend title

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‘Fockers’ set to meet another weekend title

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Friday, December 31, 2004 U.S. and Canada – With no new competition to speak of, last week’s Hollywood fare is set to once again dominate North American Box office receipts over the New Year holiday. Of the new films opening this weekend, Lions Gate’s A Love Song for Bobby Long will have the widest release, […]

May 27

46 illegal Afghan immigrants suffocate in truck in Pakistan

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46 illegal Afghan immigrants suffocate in truck in Pakistan

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009  Correction — Nov 1, 2013 The article below claims each passenger paid 4000 to 8000 USD. Each paid 30,000 Rupees, equivilent at the time to about US$375.  The bodies of 46 Afghan illegal immigrants who suffocated to death in a container truck Saturday near Quetta, Pakistan, returned home Tuesday. The Edhi Foundation […]