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Saturday, March 26, 2005 File:BaxterProtesters.jpg Three and maybe four protesters were arrested as demonstrations entered their second day at the Baxter detention centre in the South Australian desert. The protesters were arrested trying to get closer to the faculty. Along with hundreds of other protesters, they marched to the back of the centre but were met by police in riot gear as well as mounted police. Two activists from Brisbane were arrested... read more

<div class=News briefs:April 28, 2005
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Thursday, April 28, 2005 Contents 1 UK Attorney General raised legal doubts over Iraq invasion 2 New Italian government gets confidence from the House 3 European human rights body condemns U.S. “torture” at Guantanamo Bay 4 Munch’s “The Scream” might have been burned 5 Lebanon government wins ‘vote of confidence’ 6 CIA gives up search and interrogation on Iraq WMDs 7 Dutch mayors support legalisation of cannabis 8... read more

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Tuesday, August 21, 2007 After gaining strength in the western Caribbean last night, Hurricane Dean made landfall as a Category 5 storm on Mexico’s Yucatán coast at about 4:30 a.m. this morning (EDT). The storm struck just north of Chetumal, the capital of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. However, hurricane-force winds were felt over 60 miles (~100 km) away from the center of the storm, and tropical storm conditions impacted areas 175 miles... read more

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Weakening Dean makes landfall on Mexican coast

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Tuesday, August 21, 2007 After gaining strength in the western Caribbean last night, Hurricane Dean made landfall as a Category 5 storm on Mexico’s Yucatán coast at about 4:30 a.m. this morning (EDT). The storm struck just north of Chetumal, the capital of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. However, hurricane-force winds were felt over 60 miles (~100 km) away from the center of the storm, and tropical storm conditions impacted areas 175 miles... read more

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Indonesia’s president visits victims of tsunami

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Friday, July 21, 2006 Indonesia’s President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, visited the area worst hit by the tsunami that struck the Indonesian island of Java Monday afternoon. Mr Yudhoyono toured the small town of Pangandaran meeting people who were staying in a temporary camp. Many of them are too scared to return home after the huge wave killed nearly 550 people. The tsunami was produced by an underwater earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 on... read more

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ABC News yanks 20/20 investigation of Tom Cruise and Scientology

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Monday, September 10, 2012 An investigation into Scientology and Tom Cruise which was set to air this past Friday on the American television program 20/20 was removed from broadcast by ABC News. This is not the first time that ABC News has pulled an investigation into Scientology from airing on 20/20. A press release published by ABC on Thursday announced the scheduled airing of the investigation. It described the program as “an in-depth look”... read more

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Green candidate Marija Minic, York Centre

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Monday, September 17, 2007 Marija Minic is running for the Green Party of Ontario in the Ontario provincial election, in the York Centre riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, Progressive Conservatives, New Democratic Party members, Ontario Greens,... read more

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Texas student Ahmed Mohamed inspires social movement

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015 News of police response to a boy’s digital clock in Texas last week has inspired a global social movement in support of the youth. Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old boy from Irving, Texas, was arrested at his school by police after he brought a digital clock he had made to school. After news of the police response was reported, Mohamed received support online ranging from US President Barack Obama to Facebook creator... read more

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Prince William marries Kate Middleton—live updates

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Friday, April 29, 2011 Prince William of Wales, the second in line to the British throne, and Kate Middleton will today be married at Westminster Abbey in London. Thousands of people are expected to line the streets of the city as the couple travel through the capital to the Abbey, and then back to Buckingham Palace, and millions are thought to be planning to watch the event on television around the world. Wikinews will be following the royal wedding... read more

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Disposal of fracking wastewater poses potential environmental problems

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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 for regions like the Midwest, a geology professor from the University of Southern Indiana, Dr. Paul... read more

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