Strong earthquake near Solomon Islands, tsunami reported

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Strong earthquake near Solomon Islands, tsunami reported

Sunday, April 1, 2007 A magnitude 8.1 undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami that has killed at least fifteen people, including six children, in the Solomon Islands. Tsunami warnings have been issued for parts of Australia as well. According to the US Geological Survey, the magnitude 8.0 quake struck Sunday, April 1, 2007 at 20:39:56 (UTC) […]

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Irish inflation creeps upwards to 2.4%

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Irish inflation creeps upwards to 2.4%

Saturday, June 11, 2005 The inflation rate in Ireland, as measured by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), edged upwards to hit a five month high in May at 2.4%. This represents a 0.2% rise on the previous month when the rate stood at 2.2%. The major contributors to the rise were increased transportation, healthcare, and […]

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Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

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Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

August 23rd, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “120 year-old documents threaten development on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, […]

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Taiwan’s cabinet resigns

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Taiwan’s cabinet resigns

August 18th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Monday, January 24, 2005 TAIPEI, Taiwan – Members of the Taiwanese cabinet—the Executive Yuan Council—have resigned en masse to pave way for the new cabinet. It is not expected to cause any major change on Taipei’s policy toward Mainland China. “The cabinet has tendered its resignation,” Chen Chi-mai, spokesman for the cabinet, told a news […]

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News briefs:May 28, 2010

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News briefs:May 28, 2010

August 11th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide. [edit]

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Wikinews interviews Duncan Campbell, co-founder of wheelchair rugby

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Wikinews interviews Duncan Campbell, co-founder of wheelchair rugby

August 11th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Friday, September 7, 2012 London, England — On Wednesday, Wikinews interviewed Duncan Campbell, one of the creators of wheelchair rugby. ((Laura Hale)) You’re Duncan Campbell, and you’re the founder of… Duncan Campbell: One of the founders of wheelchair rugby. ((Laura Hale)) And you’re from Canada, eh? Duncan Campbell: Yes, I’m from Canada, eh! (laughter) ((Laura […]

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Pennsylvania state trooper found guilty of first-degree murder

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Pennsylvania state trooper found guilty of first-degree murder

July 27th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Friday, March 20, 2009 In the United States, a suspended Pennsylvania state trooper has been convicted of first-degree murder for killing his girlfriend’s estranged husband. Kevin Foley, 43, faces a mandatory life sentence without parole for slashing to death John Yelenic, a Blairsville dentist who was in the final stages of divorcing his wife, Michele. […]

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Sevilla signs Sirigu on loan from Paris SG

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Sevilla signs Sirigu on loan from Paris SG

July 27th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Monday, August 29, 2016 On Friday, French capital football club Paris Saint-Getmain announced they loaned Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu to Spanish club Sevilla F.C. till the season end. 29-year-old Sirigu started his career in Italy and joined the Parisians five years ago, in 2011. After playing 60 Serie A matches from 2009 to 2011, Sirigu […]

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UK minor faces charges for calling Scientology ‘cult’ at protest

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UK minor faces charges for calling Scientology ‘cult’ at protest

July 6th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 News media in the United Kingdom are reporting that a boy under the age of 18 was served with a court summons by City of London Police because he held a placard calling Scientology a “cult” at a peaceful protest on May 10. Human rights activists have criticized the decision to […]

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Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

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Surgeons reattach boy’s three severed limbs

July 5th, 2019 by 6wE5pZ

Tuesday, March 29, 2005A team of Australian surgeons yesterday reattached both hands and one foot to 10-year-old Perth boy, Terry Vo, after a brick wall which collapsed during a game of basketball fell on him, severing the limbs. The wall gave way while Terry performed a slam-dunk, during a game at a friend’s birthday party. […]

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