United States: Two killed, more than a hundred injured in Amtrak train collision in South Carolina

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United States: Two killed, more than a hundred injured in Amtrak train collision in South Carolina

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Early on Sunday morning, Amtrak’s passenger train number 91, the Silver Star, bound for Miami from New York, slammed into a stationary CSX freight train in Cayce, about ten miles (16 km) south of Columbia, capital of the US state of South Carolina. Two Amtrak employees were killed and at least […]

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6 Common Oral Hygiene Pitfalls: How To Overcome Them

June 22nd, 2018 by

More On This Topic: Mdentistry Website Dentist Double Bay Submitted by: Roberto J Walker You wonder why. You are brushing your teeth three times a day and perhaps you are also using a mouthwash but you are still occasionally suffering from oral hygiene problems such as bad breath and tooth decay. So what could be […]

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Katrina raised gas prices higher than ever

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Katrina raised gas prices higher than ever

June 22nd, 2018 by

Sunday, September 11, 2005 The retail price of gasoline has risen higher than ever in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The losses from the deadly hurricane include the destruction of oil refineries all around the Mexican Gulf area, and resulted in a cut of nearly 11 percent of U.S. refining capacity. It is estimated that […]

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UN summit results in pledge to mitigate food crisis

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UN summit results in pledge to mitigate food crisis

June 22nd, 2018 by

Friday, June 6, 2008 A three-day United Nations (UN) summit, bringing together leaders from 181 countries, has wrapped up with a pledge by all attending countries to address the global food shortage crisis. Key actions cited include doubling the world’s food production by 2030, providing resources for farmers in poor countries and increasing humanitarian aid […]

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UK general election, 2005

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UK general election, 2005

June 22nd, 2018 by

Thursday, May 5, 2005 The United Kingdom General Election Results: Labour Conservative Lib Dems 355 197 62 DUP SNP Sinn Féin 7 6 5 Plaid Cymru SDLP UUP 3 3 1 RESPECT IKHH Ind.   1 1 1   Wikinews will have coverage of the election results at: Results of 2005 United Kingdom General Election […]

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Nine dead after armed Santa Claus opens fire in LA suburb

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Nine dead after armed Santa Claus opens fire in LA suburb

June 21st, 2018 by

Monday, December 29, 2008 At least nine people have been killed in a two-story house in Covina, California, after a man dressed in a full Santa Claus outfit opened fire at a Christmas Eve party and then set the house ablaze. Covina is a city in Los Angeles County, California about 22 miles (35 km) […]

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US fans turn out for 2012 Phoenix Comicon

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US fans turn out for 2012 Phoenix Comicon

June 21st, 2018 by

Saturday, June 2, 2012 Phoenix, Arizona — Last weekend, Phoenix fans of comics, science fiction, horror, fantasy, cos-play, anime and manga, Society for Creative Anachronism, and more, marked a milestone as the city held its tenth annual Phoenix Comicon at the Phoenix Convention Center. The event — which is entirely the work of more than […]

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Burlington, Markham, and York South-Weston election results

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Burlington, Markham, and York South-Weston election results

June 20th, 2018 by

Thursday, February 8, 2007 Votes were cast out yesterday in the Ontario ridings of Burlington, Markham, and York South-Weston. Progressive Conservative candidate Joyce Savoline won a seat in Burlington. Ontario Liberal Party candidate Michael Chan won a seat in Markham. NDP candidate Paul Ferreira won a seat in York South-Weston. None of the previous Member […]

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Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”

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Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”

June 20th, 2018 by

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “120 year-old documents threaten development on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, […]

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