Wikinews interviews Brad Lord-Leutwyler, independent candidate for US President

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Wikinews interviews Brad Lord-Leutwyler, independent candidate for US President

Saturday, February 16, 2008 While nearly all cover of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, there are small political parties offering candidates, and those who choose to run without a party behind them, independents. Wikinews is interviewing some of these citizens who are looking to become the 43rd person […]

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New England area of USA braces for winter storm

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New England area of USA braces for winter storm

Wednesday, February 14, 2007 A storm that has been passing through the midwest some parts of the nation will arrive in New England late tonight. This will be the first major snowstorm of the winter season for the northeast. There is currently a winter storm warning for most of Massachusetts. It is predicted that there […]

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Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

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Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]

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Tempers flare over New Orleans tragedy

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Tempers flare over New Orleans tragedy

May 7th, 2019 by

Sunday, September 4, 2005 The handling of the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina, considered by many to be inadequate, has prompted scathing criticism of American politicians. President Bush was criticized for verbally “pandering” to public opinion, while little is done about the tragedy. In a WWL radio interview, New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin called for […]

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Oldest user of Twitter, Ivy Bean, dies at 104

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Oldest user of Twitter, Ivy Bean, dies at 104

May 7th, 2019 by

Thursday, July 29, 2010 Ivy Bean, thought to have been the oldest person using the popular social networking site Twitter, has died at age 104. By the end of her life, Bean had 53,535 followers (a term used on Twitter to indicate you are watching a person’s posts) on the site and was something of […]

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Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

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Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

May 7th, 2019 by

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]

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Bloomberg and Clinton create green alliance

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Bloomberg and Clinton create green alliance

May 7th, 2019 by

Sunday, April 17, 2011 Former President Bill Clinton and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg have revealed plans to merge their climate leadership groups C40 and the Clinton Climate Initiative on Wednesday. Bloomberg serves as the chair for C40 Cities, an organization of cities devoted to tackling climate change. Together with the Clinton Climate Initiative, […]

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Thai police to wear ‘Hello Kitty’ armbands as punishment

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Thai police to wear ‘Hello Kitty’ armbands as punishment

May 7th, 2019 by

Monday, August 6, 2007 Thai police officers are being punished by being forced to wear large, bright pink Hello Kitty armbands. The armband, which features Hello Kitty sitting on top of two hearts, will be worn by police officers who commit minor offences. These include littering, lateness and parking in a prohibited area. The officers […]

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Category:June 16, 2010

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Category:June 16, 2010

May 6th, 2019 by

? June 15, 2010 June 17, 2010 ? June 16 Pages in category “June 16, 2010”

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David S. Touretzky discusses Scientology, Anonymous and Tom Cruise

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David S. Touretzky discusses Scientology, Anonymous and Tom Cruise

May 2nd, 2019 by

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 David S. Touretzky, prominent free speech activist and critic of Scientology, discussed his opinions on the recent Internet backlash against the Church of Scientology in an interview with former Scientologist and Wikinews reporter Nicholas Turnbull. The recent conflict on the Internet between critics of Scientology and the Church has been spurred […]

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