Koreas hold joint training session for Olympics

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Koreas hold joint training session for Olympics

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 On Sunday, female ice hockey players from North and South Korea joined one another for a training session before the upcoming Winter Olympics. Players from the two Koreas are to compete together as a united team for the events hosted in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which are scheduled to start on February 9; […]

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Wikipedia victim of onslaught of April Fool’s jokes

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Wikipedia victim of onslaught of April Fool’s jokes

This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Friday, April 1, 2005 Today Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone with access to the Internet can edit, was the victim of an onslaught of practical jokes, as April Fool’s Day kicked […]

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India: Maharashtra plastic ban comes into force

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India: Maharashtra plastic ban comes into force

Monday, June 25, 2018 On Saturday, the plastic ban in the Indian state of Maharashtra came into force. In an attempt to minimise pollution, the state government has introduced a ban on single-use plastics. The leader of the Yuya Sena political party, Aaditya Thackeray, said on Twitter, “The ban on single use disposable plastic cups, […]

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India’s ruling Congress party leads in three key state polls

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India’s ruling Congress party leads in three key state polls
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Dec 08

Thursday, October 22, 2009 India’s ruling Congress Party-led alliance scored victories in elections held in three states to choose local governments. The results will boost the Congress Party, as it re-emerges as the country’s major political force. The results from the elections, which were held last week, began to come in on Thursday. The party […]

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Disposal of fracking wastewater poses potential environmental problems

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Disposal of fracking wastewater poses potential environmental problems
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Dec 07

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 A recent study by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) shows that the oil and gas industry are creating earthquakes. New information from the Midwest region of the United States points out that these man-made earthquakes are happening more frequently than expected. While more frequent earthquakes are less of a problem […]

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Business Brief for December 14, 2005

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Business Brief for December 14, 2005
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Dec 06

Wednesday, December 14, 2005 These are short blurbs about current events in the business world. Contents 1 A World Bank lead economist speaks on Bird Flu 1.1 Sources 2 Gold prices drop 2.1 Sources

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Category:July 19, 2010

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Category:July 19, 2010
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Dec 05

? July 18, 2010 July 20, 2010 ? July 19 Pages in category “July 19, 2010”

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News briefs:April 24, 2005

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News briefs:April 24, 2005
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Dec 05

Sunday, April 24, 2005 Contents 1 NYSE to merge with Archipelago; NASDAQ to buy Instinet 2 Bush nomination to UN post faces bi-partisan problems 3 Romanian reporters call for release of hostages in Iraq 4 5-year-old girl arrested and handcuffed by Florida police 5 British government considering new nuclear power stations

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American teenage girl charged with murder of her mother

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American teenage girl charged with murder of her mother
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Dec 05

Sunday, December 19, 2004 CRAIG, Alaska –Rachelle Waterman, (aka Rachelle Ann Monica Waterman and “smchyrocky”), a 16-year-old girl from Craig, Alaska, USA, has been charged with the first degree murder of her mother. The case has rapidly received a wide following on the Internet, partly because Waterman kept a public record of her thoughts and […]

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Scholastic sued for Harry Potter copyright infringement

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Scholastic sued for Harry Potter copyright infringement
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Dec 04

Thursday, July 15, 2010 A trustee of the estate of the late author Adrian Jacobs filed a lawsuit against the US publisher of the Harry Potter series, Scholastic Inc, on Tuesday. He claimed that J. K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, had copied scenes from Jacob’s novel, The Adventures of Willy the […]

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