Adam Folkard and Nick Norton ready for more men’s softball
April 15, 2021
Monday, March 19, 2012Hawker, Canberra — Coming off a national championship win for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) men's open team in mid-February, Australia men's national softball team representatives Nick Norton and Adam Folkard are getting ready for more softball later this year, including the Australian club championships to be held in Brisbane in June. Folkard and Norton have both won the World Championships and have each won a total of ten national championships with the...
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Mumbai officials demolish 39K shanties; 200K homeless
April 14, 2021
December 25, 2004 Officials in Mumbai, India, demolished over 6,000 shanties today in a push to eradicate the capital city's slums. In total, 39,000 shanties have been flattened, displacing over 200,000 people, in the city’s biggest-ever demolition drive, which began in early December. When complete, over 2 million people are expected to be displaced. After wiping out the least desirable shanties, next in line for demolition are the illegal ‘well-off’ shanties and neighborhoods, according to the...
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European Court of Justice rules ISPs not obliged to reveal identity of people suspected of illegal sharing
April 13, 2021
Friday, July 20, 2007 It is compatible with the EU legislation that Member States exclude the personal data communication related to the internet traffic when this is requested in order to allow the prosecution of violations of the royalties in civil cases. According the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the supreme court of European Union, the EU laws do not oblige ISPs to hand over personal data of people suspected of illegal sharing of copyrighted materials...
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Category:Sports
April 12, 2021
This is the category for sports. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 9 April 2021: North Korea withdraws from Tokyo Olympics, citing COVID-19 concerns 26 February 2021: Ahmedabad's Sardar Patel Cricket inaugrated after being renamed as 'Narendra Modi Stadium' 4 January 2021: Uruguayan Language Academy rejects FA sanction against Edinson Cavani as 'poverty of cultural and linguistic knowledge' 28 December 2020: US professional wrestler Jon Huber dies aged 41 1 September 2020: University defeat...
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Governor of Illinois arrested on suspicion of corruption
April 12, 2021
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 The Democratic governor of Illinois in the United States, Rod Blagojevich, 51, along with his chief of staff John Harris, 46, were arrested Tuesday morning by the FBI on federal corruption charges. The Chicago Tribune reports that federal agents raided Blagojevich's home this morning and took him into federal custody. The arrest comes after a three-year investigation into Blagojevich's "pay-to-play politics." Specifically, the Department of Justice alleged that Blagojevich attempted to sell...
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43 dead in Iraqi bomb blast
April 10, 2021
Monday, July 19, 2010 A suicide bomber killed 43 people in Iraq Sunday, injuring an estimated 40 more. The attack occurred southwest of Baghdad and targeted members of a government-backed militia, Sons of Iraq, also known as the Sahwa, who were waiting to collect their pay. Early reports say the attacks killed at least three soldiers and injured an additional thirteen, while three accountants died and four more were wounded. It's not yet clear who the...
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New regional jet takes off from St. Petersburg, Russia
April 10, 2021
Saturday, December 26, 2009 The new Antonov An-148 jet made its first commercial flight from Saint Petersburg, Russia to Moscow on Thursday. Starting with one of the busiest regional routes in Russia new Antonovs are to connect the other major destinations throughout Europe. The new aircraft was designed in the Ukraine by the famous Antonov design bureau and is manufactured in Voronezh, Russia. The twinjet features a high-wing design, glass cockpit and 68 passengers cabin with...
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London Tube bombs went ‘bang bang bang, very close together’
April 10, 2021
Saturday, July 9, 2005 After a press conference in London from the Metropolitan Police and Transport for London, more details are emerging about the attacks in London on Thursday. Data from the Underground system's power and control systems have revealed that all three bombs went off within 50 seconds of each other, at 8.50am, with the managing director of Transport for London, Tim O'Toole saying the bombs went "bang bang bang, very close together". The first...
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Indonesian anti-corruption chief convicted of murder
April 8, 2021
Friday, February 12, 2010 An Indonesian court has convicted the former head of the country's anti-corruption agency of murder. The prosecution of Antasari Azhar and three others has been controversial, with some fearing the so-called "Judicial Mafia" played a role. The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) already saw a proven plot to discredit it and frame its senior members. Shortly after Azhar's arrest in May last year police came to take away Bibit Rianto and Chandra Hamzah,...
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National Hockey League news: February 18, 2008
April 7, 2021
Monday, February 18, 2008 There were 8 games played in the National Hockey League on February 17, 2008, including the top two teams in the West, the Detroit Red Wings and the Dallas Stars, going head to head. Contents 1 Game summaries 1.1 Colorado Avalanche @ Chicago Blackhawks 1.2 San Jose Sharks @ New York Rangers 1.3 Detroit Red Wings @ Dallas Stars 1.4 Columbus Blue Jackets @ St. Louis Blues 1.5 Pittsburgh Penguins @ Buffalo...
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