2006 “Stolenwealth” Games to confront Commonwealth Games in Melbourne

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2006 “Stolenwealth” Games to confront Commonwealth Games in Melbourne

Friday, March 3, 2006 The possibility of large-scale protests in the face of the 3,000 journalists covering the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, has event organisers and the Government worried. The group “Black GST” – which represents Indigenous Genocide, Sovereignty and Treaty – are planning demonstrations at prominent Games events unless the Government agrees to a […]

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Costa joins Juventus FC on one-year loan

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Costa joins Juventus FC on one-year loan

Saturday, July 15, 2017 On Wednesday, Italian football club Juventus announced an agreement with German club Bayern Munich for a one-year loan of Brazilian winger Douglas Costa for a fee of €6 million, to run until June 30, 2018. 26-year-old Douglas Costa joined Bayern in 2015 under Pep Guardiola’s management from Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk. […]

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2008 TaiSPO: Interview with Ideal Bike Corporation and Gary Silva

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2008 TaiSPO: Interview with Ideal Bike Corporation and Gary Silva

Friday, March 28, 2008 2008 Taipei International Cycle Show (Taipei Cycle) & Taipei International Sporting Goods Show (TaiSPO) not only did a best reunion with conjunctions of the launch of Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition and the concurrent cycling race of 2008 Tour de Taiwan but also provide opportunities and benefits for sporting goods, […]

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Haile Gebrselassie announces retirement from athletics

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Haile Gebrselassie announces retirement from athletics

May 9th, 2019 by

Monday, November 8, 2010 Haile Gebrselassie, a 37-year-old Ethiopian road-running athlete, announced his retirement from the sport on Sunday, after leaving the New York City Marathon with an inflamed knee. Gebrselassie is widely considered “one of the greatest distance runners in history.” “I never think about to retire. But for the first time, this is […]

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

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

May 9th, 2019 by

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

May 8th, 2019 by

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

May 8th, 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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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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