Car maker DeLorean dies at 80

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Car maker DeLorean dies at 80

Monday, March 21, 2005 Automobile industry pioneer, John DeLorean, died Saturday in a New Jersey hospital by complications from a stroke. DeLorean was born in 1925 in Detroit, Michigan to European immigrant parents. He received an education in automotive engineering and quickly rose through the ranks of Packard and later General Motors (GM). DeLorean was […]

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Nonsense In Retirement Planning

See More About: Spectrum Wealth Nonsense in Retirement Planning by GeniusPlanning It’s a fact that many people are scared when they think about their retirement savings. It seems that there is never enough money in our retirement account to reach our retirement goals. These goals are expressed in terms of retirement date and retirement income. […]

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Western Australia apologises to abused wards-of-state

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Western Australia apologises to abused wards-of-state

April 7, 2005 The state Premier of Western Australia (WA), Dr Geoff Gallop, gave an apology to children physically and sexually abused in institutional care within the state between the 1920s and 1970s. The statement was given in reaction to an Australian Senate inquiry into institutional child abuse published last year. “We acknowledge our state’s […]

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Home of controversial book publisher set ablaze

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Home of controversial book publisher set ablaze

January 10th, 2019 by Adv59L

Sunday, September 28, 2008 Four people have been arrested on terrorism charges in Islington, London, England, after a suspected petrol bombing on the house of Martin Rynja, owner of book publishing company Gibson Square. HAVE YOUR SAY Should books that could be considered offensive to some religions still be published? Add or view comments His […]

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Canada’s Don Valley West (Ward 26) city council candidates speak

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Canada’s Don Valley West (Ward 26) city council candidates speak

January 10th, 2019 by Adv59L

This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Friday, November 3, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Don Valley West (Ward 26). Four candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests […]

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Drought conditions hit much of US again in 2012

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Drought conditions hit much of US again in 2012

January 9th, 2019 by Adv59L

Monday, July 9, 2012 Over half of the contiguous United States is experiencing drought conditions, according to a report released Thursday by the National Weather Service. The report, addressing the period through this coming September, predicted many states will see these conditions persist, or worsen. Further government reports indicate that high temperatures have played a […]

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Oracle to acquire Siebel for USD 5.85bn

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Oracle to acquire Siebel for USD 5.85bn

January 9th, 2019 by Adv59L

Tuesday, September 13, 2005 US-based Oracle Corporation announced earlier today that they are buying rival US-based Siebel Systems for $10.66 USD per share. Siebel shareholders have the option to receive the $10.66 per share in cash or in Oracle stock. This deal is valued at approximately $5.85 billion USD. Siebel Systems’ Board of Directors has […]

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Wikinews interviews Australian wheelchair basketball player Tina McKenzie

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Wikinews interviews Australian wheelchair basketball player Tina McKenzie

January 9th, 2019 by Adv59L

Friday, January 3, 2014 Preston, Victoria, Australia —On Saturday, Wikinews interviewed Tina McKenzie, a former member of the Australia women’s national wheelchair basketball team, known as the Gliders. McKenzie, a silver and bronze Paralympic medalist in wheelchair basketball, retired from the game after the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. Wikinews caught up with her in […]

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Israel bans nonresidents from Gaza

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Israel bans nonresidents from Gaza

January 9th, 2019 by Adv59L

Friday, August 12, 2005 In a policy change prompted by activists staying in Gaza protesting Israel’s plan to close Jewish settlements there, Israel announced that nonresidents will not be allowed into the territory. Israel’s Southern Command on Thursday announced “only residents of the Israeli communities in the Gaza Strip will be allowed [entry into Gaza]”, […]

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Many still believe myths associated with cancer, reports American Cancer Society study

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Many still believe myths associated with cancer, reports American Cancer Society study

January 9th, 2019 by Adv59L

Wednesday, June 29, 2005 A recent survey conducted by the American Cancer Society has turned up some surprising results: Americans generally hold false beliefs about the nature of cancer and its treatment, even though many believe they are well informed. Health experts say this ignorance could be dangerous: People may be making poor health decisions […]

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