March 4th

Seventh Guantanamo Prosecutor resigns over ethical issues

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Seventh Guantanamo Prosecutor resigns over ethical issues

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Friday, September 26, 2008 Lieutenant Colonel Darrel Vandeveld, a prosecutor in the Guantanamo Military Commissions resigned Wednesday, citing ethical issues. Vandeveld had recommended to his superiors that a plea bargain be offered to Mohammed Jawad, the Pakistani youth he was prosecuting. He felt that it was appropriate for Jawad to receive an early release, and […]

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February 20th

Canadian MP crosses from Conservative to Liberal party

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Canadian MP crosses from Conservative to Liberal party

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Sunday, May 22, 2005 Belinda Stronach, Canadian MP for Newmarket-Aurora crossed the floor from the Conservatives to join the Liberals just days before a scheduled confidence vote in the Liberal government. She was immediately rewarded by being appointed to the cabinet as Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and Minister responsible for Democratic Renewal. […]

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Canadian MP crosses from Conservative to Liberal party

February 19th

RU486 Abortion pill hearings begin in Australia

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RU486 Abortion pill hearings begin in Australia

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Friday, February 3, 2006 An Australian Senate inquiry into the abortion pill “RU486” has started public hearings in Melbourne. A controversial conscience vote on the issue to overturn laws which prohibit Australian women’s access to the drug, will be held in Federal parliament on February 9. The Senate committee is considering a bill to remove […]

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February 11th

Murray Hill on the life and versatility of a New York drag king

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Murray Hill on the life and versatility of a New York drag king

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Monday, November 19, 2007 Drag—dressing in the clothing atypical of your born gender—in recent years has found mainstream success. Films such as Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar have prominently featured drag performers. But they have all focused on […]

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Murray Hill on the life and versatility of a New York drag king

February 9th

Air Canada back in the black in 2010

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Air Canada back in the black in 2010

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Saturday, February 12, 2011 In the final quarter of 2010, airline Air Canada (TSX:AC.B) earnings rose to 134 million CAD, 42 cents per share, capping a sharp return to profitability in 2010. The year resulted in the company’s highest-ever earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortisation, and rent (EBITDAR) of $1.39 billion, 707 million more than […]

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Air Canada back in the black in 2010

February 1st

Consider Residential Staining For A More Attractive Home

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Click Here For More Specific Information On: Lake Macquarie Painters byadmin Many people will agree, having a beautiful home is always important. Unfortunately, it will require a great deal of work that may be too much for the average person to take on themselves. Therefore, it is beneficial to hire someone who specializes in getting […]

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January 31st

California meat packing firm recalls 143M pounds of beef

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California meat packing firm recalls 143M pounds of beef

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Sunday, February 17, 2008 I am dismayed at the in-humane handling of cattle that has resulted in the violation of food safety regulations at the Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company. In a press release today, California-based Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co. indicated that it has voluntarily recalled just over 143 million pounds (65 million kilograms) of raw […]

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California meat packing firm recalls 143M pounds of beef

January 26th

Tonga renews emergency regulations

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Tonga renews emergency regulations

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009 The Tongan government has extended the state of emergency in the capital, Nuku?alofa, for another month. The move has been criticised as unnecessary by the chairman of the Tonga Civil Society Forum, Drew Havea. He says that life is now back to normal in the capital, and blames a group of […]

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January 20th

Wikinews Shorts: July 9, 2007

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Wikinews Shorts: July 9, 2007

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A compilation of brief news reports for Monday, July 9, 2007. On July 9, 2007, Sony Computer Entertainment America announced the release of an 80GB hard drive version of its PlayStation 3 video game console, priced at US$599. Sony also announced a price drop to US$499 for its current 60GB model. Jack Tretton, Sony Entertainment America […]

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January 17th

Why Choose French Doors?

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Click Here For More Specific Information On: Bullbars For Sale byadmin French doors are now more popular than ever in homes both as interior as well as exterior doors. The traditional French door is mostly glass, often with smaller panes of glass that have mullion in between to give stability to the glass and help […]

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