World’s oldest living woman dies at age 115


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Friday, January 19, 2007 The world’s oldest known woman, Montrealer Julie Winnefred Bertrand, died on Thursday, passing away peacefully in her sleep. She earned the distinction as the oldest living […]

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U.S. warns of al Qaeda threat to stock trading and banking websites


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Friday, December 1, 2006 The U.S. government warned private financial services that al Qaeda is planning a cyber attack on the U.S. stock and bank accounts, officials said on Thursday. […]

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Open source game developer Perttu Ahola talks about Minetest with Wikinews


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Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Recently, Finnish open-source video game developer Perttu Ahola discussed Minetest, his “longest ever project”, with Wikinews. Started in October 2010, Minetest was an attempt by Ahola […]

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Football: Arsenal signs Aubameyang from Dortmund


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Friday, February 2, 2018 On Wednesday, English football club Arsenal FC announced signing Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from German club Borussia Dortmund (BVB) on “a long-term contract” which runs until […]

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San Diego Chargers upset Indianapolis Colts


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San Diego Chargers 28 24 Indianapolis Colts Even without LaDainian Tomlinson and Philip Rivers, the Chargers made sure the Indianapolis Colts won’t repeat as Super Bowl champions. Now San Diego […]

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Wikinews investigates the reconstruction of Pichilemu, Chile after February earthquake


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Sunday, October 24, 2010 Left: A recently constructed kiosk with the new design. Image: Diego Grez.Right: The original design of the kiosk, as shown in the plans by the Municipality. […]

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Japanese survivor of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings dies, aged 93


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Friday, January 8, 2010 Tsutomu Yamaguchi, the only Japanese civilian to be officially recognized as having survived both the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States in […]

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer


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Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of […]

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Luis Soltren surrenders in 1968 hijacking of Pan Am 281


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Wednesday, October 14, 2009 Luis Armando Peña Soltren surrendered to United States law enforcement at 1:30 Sunday, at New York City‘s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Soltren had arrived […]

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Seeds placed in Norwegian vault as agricultural ‘insurance policy’


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Wednesday, February 27, 2008 The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, a vault containing millions of seeds from all over the world, saw its first deposits on Tuesday. Located 800 kilometers from […]

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