<div class=Dozens dead in Connecticut school shooting
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 Note — August 24, 2015 This article is insufficiently clear on one detail, namely that one victim (the gunman’s mother) was shot and killed in a separate location. The toll of 28 includes her and the gunman.  Friday, December 14, 2012 Before turning the gun on himself, a 20-year-old male opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, killing 28 people, 20 of them children ranging from five to ten years old. Approximately... read more

<div class=Controversial medical center demolished in Buffalo, New York
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Saturday, May 26, 2007 A medical center, once the site of intense controversy over abortion in the 1990s, which has been vacant for nearly 10 years, was imploded in Buffalo, New York at 6:00 a.m. [eastern time] today. Several streets in about a 2 block radius were shut down until the implosion occurred and the dust settled. At least 200 people watched in nearby parking lots and on rooftops of buildings to get a good look at the implosion. The ground... read more

<div class=Laws allowing same sex marriage in Washington, D.C. go into effect
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Wednesday, March 3, 2010 The United States capital of Washington, D.C. legalized same-sex marriage on Wednesday. Beginning at 6 A.M. local time (1100 UTC), couples began submitting marriage applications at local courthouses citywide. Washington D.C. becomes the seventh United States territory to legalize same sex marriage. The bill was ratified by Mayor Adrian Fenty last December. Due to city’s territorial status as a federal district, the... read more

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Honda Civic tops Canada’s list of most stolen cars

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Wednesday, November 22, 2006 The 1999 and 2000 year model Honda Civic SiR tops the list of Canada’s most stolen cars. Consumer popularity also assures the cars will be popular with thieves. Its the second year in a row the Honda SiR has topped the list. Rick Dubin Vice President of Investigations for the Insurance Bureau of Canada said “The Civics are easy targets.” Dubin said that once stolen, the cars are most often sold to “chop... read more

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New Brunswick voters shun Premier Bernard Lord

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Tuesday, September 19, 2006 Voters in the Canadian province of New Brunswick narrowly defeated the Progresive Conservative government of Premier Bernard Lord giving Shawn Graham‘s Liberals a narrow upset victory in yesterday’s general election. While the Tories edged the Liberals in the popular vote by a margin of 47.65% to 47.00%, the Liberals will form a majority government having won 29 seats to the Conservatives’ 26 while the... read more

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Amazon server outage affects Reddit, other websites

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Friday, April 22, 2011 Amazon.com’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) experienced outages Thursday, taking down major websites, including Reddit, Foursquare, Hootsuite, and Quora. The company reported on its Web Services “Service Health Dashboard” that it first noticed “instance connectivity, latency and error rates” at 1:41 a.m. PDT (08:41 UTC) Thursday morning. The outage, which occurred at Amazon’s northern Virginia... read more

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2006 U.S. Congressional Elections

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Wednesday, November 8, 2006 Contents 1 Issues 2 Campaigns turn nasty 3 Polling Problems 4 Summaries by state 5 Alabama 6 Alaska 7 Arizona 8 Arkansas 9 California 10 Colorado 11 Connecticut 12 Delaware 13 Florida 14 Georgia 15 Hawaii 16 Idaho 17 Illinois 18 Indiana 19 Iowa 20 Kansas 21 Kentucky 22 Louisiana 23 Maine 24 Maryland 25 Massachusetts 26 Michigan 27 Minnesota 28 Mississippi 29 Missouri 30 Montana 31 Nebraska 32 Nevada 33 New Hampshire 34... read more

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Israel Journal: Is Yossi Vardi a good father to his entrepreneurial children?

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Thursday, December 20, 2007 Wikinews reporter David Shankbone is currently, courtesy of the Israeli government and friends, visiting Israel. This is a first-hand account of his experiences and may — as a result — not fully comply with Wikinews’ neutrality policy. Please note this is a journalism experiment for Wikinews and put constructive criticism on the collaboration page. This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its... read more

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Apple introduces iPhone and Apple TV

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Wednesday, January 10, 2007 Apple Inc. today has introduced the much-anticipated iPhone at the Macworld Conference in San Francisco. The iPhone is claimed to be “a revolutionary mobile phone” as stated on the Apple website. The device appears to be running a mobile version of the Apple operating system Mac OSX. It is approximately the same size as a 5th generation iPod, it has a 3.5-inch LCD touchscreen display that is used to access... read more

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Dell joins Microsoft-Nortel VoIP Team

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Saturday, October 20, 2007 Dell Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will partner up with the Microsoft-Nortel Innovative communications alliance (ICA) team to sell Unified Communications and VoIP products. The announcement on Tuesday the 16th of October 2007 includes Dell selling VoIP, data and wireless networking products from Nortel and the Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and other unified communications products. The partnership with... read more

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