Category:August 2, 2010

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Category:August 2, 2010

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On the campaign trail, March 2012

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On the campaign trail, March 2012

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 The following is the fifth in a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2012 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after a brief mention of some of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail, a politician from outside the fifty states receives […]

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US Senate passes new bankruptcy bill

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US Senate passes new bankruptcy bill

October 30th, 2019 by

Saturday, March 12, 2005 In a vote of 74-25 last Thursday, the US Senate passed a measure that would change bankruptcy laws, making it harder for individuals seeking relief from their debt burden to avoid repayment. Almost twenty Democrats joined Republicans, who currently hold a majority of the seats in the US Senate, in passing […]

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Armed troops take control of Suva, Fiji

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Armed troops take control of Suva, Fiji

October 25th, 2019 by

Thursday, November 30, 2006 Armed Fijian soldiers took control of the streets of Suva, Fiji just before dawn In a show of force, the troops fired a mortar into the harbour and over Nukulau Island, where George Speight, leader of the Fiji Coup of 2000, is currently serving a term of life imprisonment for his […]

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Scottish court finds suspension of UK parliament unlawful

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Scottish court finds suspension of UK parliament unlawful

October 25th, 2019 by

Friday, September 13, 2019 On Wednesday, the Court of Session in Scotland issued an opinion on the suspension — prorogation — of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which went into effect on Tuesday, finding it to be unlawful. The Court of Session is the highest civil court in Scotland. The only court with higher […]

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Fiddle Legend Vassar Clements dead at 77

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Fiddle Legend Vassar Clements dead at 77

October 25th, 2019 by

Wednesday, August 17, 2005 Vassar Clements, age 77, a legendary fiddle player who took bluegrass music from an obscure cultural art form to a mainstream influence, and who played on over 2000 albums, passed away at his Goodlettsville, Tennessee home August 16th 2005 at 8:35 am Nashville time (CST) from lung cancer which had metastasized […]

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Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

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Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

October 25th, 2019 by

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

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Wikinews Shorts: March 21, 2012

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Wikinews Shorts: March 21, 2012

October 25th, 2019 by

A compilation of brief news reports for Wednesday, March 21, 2012. Contents 1 Iraq bombings cause security concerns for Arab summit 2 Mexico damaged by quake 3 Apple officials scorch iPad 3 concerns 4 Moto2 Wraps up final pre-season test at Jerez 5 NFL Fines New Orleans Saints for “bounties”  Contribute to Wikinews by expanding these […]

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Rapper Kanye West denounces Bush response, American media at hurricane relief telethon

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Rapper Kanye West denounces Bush response, American media at hurricane relief telethon

October 25th, 2019 by

Saturday, September 3, 2005 Grammy award-winning rapper/producer Kanye West appeared on a live on-air telethon simulcast on NBC, MSNBC, CNBC and PAX for Hurricane Katrina victims. Live on air, West said “George Bush doesn’t care about black people,” after saying “America is set up to help the poor, the black people, the less well-off as […]

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New case of Mad Cow disease found in Canada

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New case of Mad Cow disease found in Canada

October 25th, 2019 by

Monday, January 23, 2006 A cow in the Province Alberta, Canada, has tested positive for Mad Cow disease, said Canadian Food Inspection Agency officials on Monday. Officials also stated that the six-year-old cross-bred cow did not make it into the human or animal feed chain. “Last evening the…laboratory for BSE located in Winnipeg confirmed the […]

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