January 21st

The Aviator and Vera Drake scoop top prizes at the 2005 Orange BAFTA Film Awards

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The Aviator and Vera Drake scoop top prizes at the 2005 Orange BAFTA Film Awards

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Sunday, February 13, 2005 LONDON – The big-budget Hollywood movie The Aviator and the low-budget Brit flick Vera Drake have scooped the main prizes at the 2005 Orange BAFTA Film Awards. Four gongs went to The Aviator with the top ones being Best Film and Cate Blanchett for Best Supporting Actress. Vera Drake got three […]

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The Aviator and Vera Drake scoop top prizes at the 2005 Orange BAFTA Film Awards

January 21st

Blown for Good author discusses life inside international headquarters of Scientology

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Blown for Good author discusses life inside international headquarters of Scientology

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Friday, November 13, 2009 Wikinews interviewed author Marc Headley about his new book Blown for Good, and asked him about life inside the international headquarters of Scientology known as “Gold Base“, located in Gilman Hot Springs near Hemet, California. Headley joined the organization at age seven when his mother became a member, and worked at […]

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January 21st

Domain Names And Toll Free Numbers: A Profitable Link

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Click Here For More Specific Information On: Best Driving Lights For Sale Dubbo Best Hino Parts For Sale Domain Names And Toll-free Numbers: A Profitable Link by Marcia Yudkin – A few months ago, I turned down a naming assignment from a company seeking a business name that would correlate with a domain and a […]

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January 21st

Wikinews Shorts: May 14, 2009

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Wikinews Shorts: May 14, 2009

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A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, May 14, 2009. Two travelers returning from Mexico to Thailand tested positive for the H1N1 swine influenza on Tuesday. According to Thailand’s health minister, this marks the first case of Southeast Asia. On Wednesday, Chinese Ministry of Health officials reported a man had the disease. Currently, the officials […]

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Wikinews Shorts: May 14, 2009

January 21st

2008 COMPUTEX Taipei: Three awards, One target

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2008 COMPUTEX Taipei: Three awards, One target

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Monday, June 23, 2008 2008 COMPUTEX Taipei, the largest trade fair since its inception in 1982, featured several seminars and forums, expansions on show spaces to TWTC Nangang, great transformations for theme pavilions, and WiMAX Taipei Expo, mainly promoted by Taipei Computer Association (TCA). Besides of ICT industry, “design” progressively became the critical factor for […]

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2008 COMPUTEX Taipei: Three awards, One target

January 21st

Open An Account For Banking, Find One In Schiller Park

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Click Here For More Specific Information On: Global Tax Consultants La Asena Advisors byadmin At some point we all have to do a little banking, but before you can do that, you must open an account. There are a lot of banks and credit unions in the Schiller Park area, and most of them have […]

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January 21st

UK animal welfare group prosecutes woman who threw cat into bin

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UK animal welfare group prosecutes woman who threw cat into bin

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Monday, September 20, 2010 A woman who was recorded throwing a cat into an outdoor rubbish bin has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty. 45-year-old Mary Bale, from Coventry, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom, was recorded on a security camera allegedly giving the tabby cat — Lola, aged four — a stroking and […]

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UK animal welfare group prosecutes woman who threw cat into bin

January 1st

NASA cancels launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour

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NASA cancels launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour

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Saturday, June 13, 2009 NASA has canceled today’s early morning launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour because of a hydrogen fuel leak. The leak was discovered after NASA personnel began to fill Endeavour’s external fuel tank. “The official scrub time was 12:26 a.m. EDT. Launch teams began draining Endeavour’s external fuel tank of its liquid hydrogen […]

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December 11th

Activists claim police harrassment as G20 summit nears

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Activists claim police harrassment as G20 summit nears

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009 Two days before the beginning of the G20 summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania activists are already claiming harassment from police officers. The ACLU is filing charges against the Pittsburgh Police Department after claiming that “more than 30 Pittsburgh police officers with semi-automatic weapons” raided a Seeds for Peace food truck in the […]

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Activists claim police harrassment as G20 summit nears

November 28th

News briefs:April 23, 2010

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News briefs:April 23, 2010

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 Correction — August 24, 2015 These briefs incorrectly describe BP as ‘British Petroleum’. In fact, such a company has not existed for many years as BP dropped this name when becoming a multinational company. The initials no longer stand for anything.  Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To […]

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News briefs:April 23, 2010