Death toll from Brazil mudslides rises to sixty

Sunday, January 3, 2010 At least sixty people have been confirmed dead after mudslides in southeastern Brazil, mostly on Ilha Grande, caused by torrential rainfall. Rescue efforts are still continuing in the state of Rio de Janeiro for people feared […]

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Demonstrators protest Condoleezza Rice’s trip to Australia

Thursday, March 16, 2006 Anti-war demonstrators in Sydney, Australia on Thursday dubbed U.S. Secretary of State Dr Condoleezza Rice a “war criminal” and “murderer.” Two protesters were evicted and five people were arrested during protests against the U.S.-led invasion of […]

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Distributed malware attacks Dyn DNS, takes down websites in US

Monday, October 24, 2016 On Friday, a network of diverse Internet-connected devices targeted the Dyn domain registration service provider. It took down Dyn clients, including several popular websites such as Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Reddit, New York Times, and Wired. The […]

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Bush reacts to the Iraq Study Report

Friday, December 8, 2006 When introducing the Iraq Study Group Report to a Senate Committee, former Secretary of State James Baker emphasized that all the 79 recommendations in the report complemented each other and had to be taken together. This […]

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Kansas library discusses Wikipedia

Tuesday, February 5, 2008 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. A diverse group of approximately 25 people gathered at the Johnson County Library […]

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Plane crashes into office block in Austin, Texas/suicide note

This is the online suicide letter authored by Andrew Stack, the man believed to be responsible for flying a light aircraft into a building in Austin, Texas. It was originally posted at Stack’s site, http://embeddedart.com/. The hosting company, T35, took […]

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BBC to cut Electric Proms for financial reasons

Wednesday, February 2, 2011 File:Bbcr2electricpromslogo.jpg The BBC have announced they are to axe annual music festival Electric Proms from their schedule for financial reasons. The festival first took place in October 2006. The 2011 event will not go ahead, with […]

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