Hurricane Nate weakens as it reaches United States

Monday, October 9, 2017 After killing 30 people on a rampage through Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Nicaragua and dumping rain on the Yucatan in Mexico, Hurricane Nate reached the U.S. states of Louisiana and Mississippi on the north shore of the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday night. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) downgraded […]

Monday, February 18, 2008 The family of Amy Fitzpatrick, an Irish expat who disappeared from Mijas, Spain on New Year’s Night, has announced a reward for reliable information which could lead to finding the missing teenager. The news came in a statement from Dave Mahon, the partner of Amy’s mother, Audrey, who said all information

Fitzpatrick family offers reward in search for missing Mijas teenager

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Friday, August 4, 2006 The Domesday Book, penned in the eleventh century, can now be explored online after more than twenty years of work. The book was commissioned by William the Conqueror in 1086 to tally the amount of land and resources owned throughout England. The findings were used to calculate taxes, and the wealth

From the eleventh century to the Digital Age, the Domesday Book is now online

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Landslide causes train derailment in Italy; nine dead

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 At least nine people have died in northern Italy after a landslide caused the derailment of a passenger train. A further 25 people were injured, according to emergency services. The incident occurred earlier this morning near the border with Austria, in a mountainous region near Merano, a city around 300 kilometres

Landslide causes train derailment in Italy; nine dead

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Saturday, April 28, 2007 Randall L. Tobias, the United States Director of Foreign Assistance and USAID Administrator, has resigned after he admitted to ABC News to being a customer of Pamela Martin and Associates, a call girl company. A woman by the name of Jeane Palfrey, who worked for Pamela Martin recently revealed to the

U.S. Director of Foreign Assistance Randall L. Tobias resigns

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Monday, June 13, 2011 In a unanimous decision, a US federal appeals court issued a ruling Friday against the federal government, in favor of Massey Energy Co, owner of the Upper Branch Mine in West Virginia, the location of last year’s mine disaster that killed 29 workers. The court ruled the company may appeal the

Court rules Massey can appeal US restrictions in mine disaster investigation

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Tuesday, February 19, 2008 While nearly all cover of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third party candidates. These parties represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. As a non-partisan news

Wikinews interviews Tom Millican, independent candidate for US President

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