Friday, October 6, 2006 The decomposed bodies of 22 children ranging from the ages of zero to seven and 29 adults have been found in a mass grave, believed to date back to the 1940s, in a Catholic church cemetery in Menden-Barge, a small village in Germany. The buried are believed to be victims of […]

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Dave Brockie of rubber-costumed metal act GWAR was found dead in his Richmond, Virginia home late on Sunday. Better known by stage name Oderus Urungus, Brockie was 50. Founder, singer, leader, and occasional bassist of GWAR, Brockie’s career stretches back to 1984. He and fellow Virginia Commonwealth University art students formed

GWAR frontman Dave Brockie aka Oderus Urungus dies at age 50

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Monday, November 29, 2010 A Mexican professional wrestler has been shot dead after arriving in his hometown of Coyoacán, Mexico City. Ignacio Jimenez, 33 performed under the name El Hijo de Cien Caras. His death was announced by fellow wrestler El Hijo del Santo over his Twitter page. Jimenez was killed along with Adela Luna,

Professional wrestler shot dead in Mexico City; murder investigation launched

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Thursday, June 18, 2009 Local media stated on Thursday that at least 21 Algerian paramilitary police had been killed after an ambush on their convoy. The convoy was en route to their barracks at Bordj Bou Arreridj, following an escort of Chinese construction workers to a nearby worksite, located southeast of Algeria’s capital of Algiers,

Militants kill at least 21 Algerian police in ambush

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Monday, October 11, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Amy Scobee about her book Scientology – Abuse at the Top, and asked her about her experiences working as an executive within the organization. Scobee joined the organization at age 14, and worked at Scientology’s international management headquarters for several years before leaving in 2005. She served as

Author Amy Scobee recounts abuse as Scientology executive

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Rotorua, New Zealand bans criminals from CBD

Wednesday, August 2, 2006 Rotorua has banned criminals with five or more dishonesty convictions from entering the Central Business District (CBD). The criminals will be issued with trespass notices banning them from the main streets of Rotorua. Eleven out of twelve councillors, including the Rotorua mayor, supported the by-law along with support from the police.

Rotorua, New Zealand bans criminals from CBD

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Irish CAO releases 2005 university offers to students

Monday, August 22, 2005 The Central Applications Office in Ireland has released the first round of offers for places on third level courses to over 60,000 Irish Leaving Certificate students (graduating secondary school students). The offers are given out based on a highly competitive points system whereby students receive from 100 points for an A1

Irish CAO releases 2005 university offers to students

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Saturday, January 17, 2009 The US Secret Service has released the first photos Wednesday of the new presidential limousine that will transport Barack Obama down Pennsylvania Avenue next Tuesday as part of the 56th Presidential inaugural parade after he is sworn in at the Capitol. The First Limo – the 2009 Cadillac Presidential Limousine –

Cadillac unveils Obama’s ‘Beast’, the 2009 Presidential State Car

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