Wikinews interviews Frank McEnulty, independent candidate for US President

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Wikinews interviews Frank McEnulty, independent candidate for US President

Saturday, February 16, 2008 While nearly all cover of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, there are small political parties offering candidates, and those who choose to run without a party behind them, independents. Wikinews is interviewing some of these citizens who are looking to become the 43rd person […]

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Computer glitch delays online tax filing in Canada

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Computer glitch delays online tax filing in Canada

November 7th, 2019 by

Thursday, March 8, 2007 Computer systems used by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) for the handling of tax filing data for Canadians have been temporarily shutdown due to infrastructure problems.[1] A March 7 article in the Toronto Star[2] states that due to errors in the electronic filing system, Canada Revenue Agency will be unable to […]

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US Nationwide Pollution Permit Restrictions Upheld

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US Nationwide Pollution Permit Restrictions Upheld

November 5th, 2019 by

Wednesday, October 4, 2006 The US Army Corps of Engineers decision to place restrictions on issuance of nationwide pollution permits has been upheld by a federal court. In National Association of Home Builders v. Army Corps of Engineers, the District Court for the District of Columbia found that the Corps of Engineers had not acted […]

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American film director John Hughes dies at age 59

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American film director John Hughes dies at age 59

October 30th, 2019 by

Thursday, August 6, 2009 American film director John Hughes, noted for such movies as Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink and The Breakfast Club, died Thursday due to a heart attack. A statement, released by his representative, said that he experienced the heart attack while on a morning stroll in Manhattan, New York. Hughes was born […]

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Melbourne – Adelaide train services disrupted into next week following fatal crash

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Melbourne – Adelaide train services disrupted into next week following fatal crash

October 30th, 2019 by

Friday, May 26, 2006 Rail services between Melbourne and Adelaide in Australia are expected to be disrupted until early next week following a fatal crash between a truck and freight train in Lismore, Victoria 170 Km (105 miles) South-West of Melbourne. The B-Double truck hit the side of a 1,375 metre long freight train at […]

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Tyco executives found guilty

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Tyco executives found guilty

October 28th, 2019 by

Saturday, June 18, 2005 The former CEO of Tyco International, Dennis Kozlowski, as well as CFO Mark Swartz are convicted of taking more than $600 million from the company. Charges include grand larceny, securities fraud, conspiracy, and falsifying business records. The first trial ended in a mistrial after one juror received a threatening letter. Nancy […]

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Category:June 4, 2010

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Category:June 4, 2010

October 25th, 2019 by

? June 3, 2010 June 5, 2010 ? June 4 Pages in category “June 4, 2010”

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Oil in Alberta spill may be carcinogenic

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Oil in Alberta spill may be carcinogenic

October 18th, 2019 by

Wednesday, August 10, 2005 The province of Alberta, Canada is considering legal action against Canadian National Railway for failing to warn that a derailment last week contaminated Wabamun Lake with a hazardous chemical. The 700,000 litres of heavy Bunker C fuel oil that spilled into the lake asphyxiated birds and killed fish. In addition, one […]

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Left-wing EU parliament candidates debate in Cardiff

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Left-wing EU parliament candidates debate in Cardiff

October 10th, 2019 by

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Cardiff, Wales —Labour, Plaid Cymru, and No2EU candidates for the Wales seats in the European Parliament met at Cardiff‘s Sandringham Hotel last night for the second of two pre-election hustings debates hosted by Cardiff Trades Union Congress. Cardiff TUC president Katrine Williams moderated as Derek Vaughan of the Labour Party, Jill […]

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Report urges Kenya to ban plastic bags

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Report urges Kenya to ban plastic bags

October 10th, 2019 by

Wednesday, March 9, 2005File:Plastic bag stock sized.jpg They are cheap, useful, and very plentiful, and that is exactly the problem, according to researchers. A report issued on Feb. 23 by a cadre of environment and economics researchers suggested that Kenya should ban the common plastic bag that one gets at the checkout counter of grocery […]

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