Suicide car bomber kills seven in Iraq

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Suicide car bomber kills seven in Iraq

Monday, September 7, 2009 Police officials have said that a suicide car bomber has killed seven people and injured a further fifteen at a western Iraq security checkpoint. The bomb detonated in a vehicle in a line of cars waiting at the checkpoint near the western city of Anbar early on Monday. At least three […]

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Wikinews Shorts: September 6, 2010

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Wikinews Shorts: September 6, 2010

Monday, September 6, 2010 President Alvaro Colom says torrential downpours causing flooding and landslides have undone the country’s reconstruction from Tropical Storm Agatha in May. Up to eighteen people are reported killed in rain-related incidents across the country as weather systems in both the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific batter the region, and forecasters […]

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Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

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Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

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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Explicit Canadian workplace safety ads pulled from TV due to Christmas season

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Explicit Canadian workplace safety ads pulled from TV due to Christmas season
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Mar 18

Thursday, December 13, 2007 Controversial and explicit Canadian workplace safety ads have been pulled from television, and paper ads from some bus shelters for the Christmas season. However, the ads will return to air in January. “It’s totally erroneous to suggest we’re pulling anything,” chairman of the Workplace Safety and Information Board of Ontario, Steve […]

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Some Facts About Zinc Chromate Plating

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Mar 18

Find Out More About: Reputable Gold Dealer Del Mar First National Bullion byadmin Zinc chromate plating is a process that can add many beneficial properties to metal, particularly to protect it. There are different levels of protection provided by the coating that can sometimes be determined visually. Also to zinc, there are other applications for […]

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Interview with Mathew Njenga, City Council candidate for Wards 2 & 6 in Brampton, Canada

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Interview with Mathew Njenga, City Council candidate for Wards 2 & 6 in Brampton, Canada
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Mar 18

Thursday, October 5, 2006 The upcoming 2006 Brampton municipal election, to be held November 13, features an array of candidates looking to represent their wards in city council or the council of the Peel Region. Wikinews contributor Nick Moreau contacted many of the candidates, including Mathew Njenga, asking them to answer common questions sent in […]

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Object that fell through roof of New Jersey home not a meteorite

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Object that fell through roof of New Jersey home not a meteorite
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Mar 18

Saturday, May 12, 2007 An object that fell through the roof of a New Jersey home in January was not a meteorite, according to Jeremy Delaney, a geologist at Rutgers University. Instead, it appears the object was space junk or orbital debris. “Basically, it’s a piece of stainless steel. There’s huge amounts of material that […]

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Utah bill requiring divine design education withdrawn by Senator Chris Buttars

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Utah bill requiring divine design education withdrawn by Senator Chris Buttars
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Mar 17

Monday, July 18, 2005 Utah Senator Chris Buttars has decided not to introduce a bill requiring the teaching of “divine design” in Utah schools, at least for this year. Buttars withdrew after State Board of Education director Patti Harrington assured him that Utah public school curriculum does not teach that man descended from apes. Buttars […]

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Woman in Buffalo, New York accidentally sets herself on fire

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Woman in Buffalo, New York accidentally sets herself on fire
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Mar 16

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 Buffalo, New York —A woman in Buffalo, New York in the United States is in critical condition tonight at Sisters Of Charity Hospital after she accidentally set herself on fire. The unnamed elderly woman was receiving oxygen for medical problems in her home and lit a cigarette, and the oxygen coming […]

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Hurricane Emily is second strike for Jamaica

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Hurricane Emily is second strike for Jamaica
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Mar 14

Monday, July 18, 2005 The outer bands of the Category 4 storm Hurricane Emily started to affect Jamaica shortly before 8:00am Saturday. Increasing winds and rain swept the island nation throughout the afternoon as the eye of the storm passed 100 miles off the southern coast. Utility poles were downed and storm debris closed the […]

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