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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China-EU financial relations are growing
April 7, 2021
Friday, December 4, 2009 Chinese President Hu Jintao met with the European Union's leaders Jose Manuel Barroso and Fredrik Reinfeldt in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China. The EU leaders were in China to attend Monday's twelfth China-European Union (EU) summit. Barroso said China-EU relations are "more mature, deeper" then before. China-EU trading relations have grown over the last 35 years. The volume of trade between the pair reached US$425.58 billion in 2008, an increase of 19.5% over the...
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76 dead in plane crash near Medellín, Colombia
April 7, 2021
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 On Monday local time, a chartered flight carrying 72 passengers and nine crew members crashed on the outskirts of the city of Medellín, Colombia. The Colombian police has indicated only five people on board survived the crash. The British Aerospace 146 was flying from Brazil to Colombia via Bolivia. The plane reported facing electrical problems near La Ceja and La Unión before crashing at roughly 10:15pm local time (0315 Tuesday UTC). The...
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South Korean scientists claim they have cloned pet dog
April 7, 2021
Tuesday, August 5, 2008 South Korean scientists have confirmed that they have completed the first ever commercial cloning of a dog to take place. Bernann McKinney, who ordered the cloning for US$50,000, has said that she is pleased with the result of the cloning. "They are perfectly the same as their daddy. I am in heaven here. I am a happy person," she said in a press conference delivered earlier today. The regular charge will be...
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US Supreme Court declares same-sex marriage legal
April 7, 2021
Sunday, June 28, 2015 On Friday, the United States Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage legal in all fifty US states. More than 30 states already permitted gay marriage. The Supreme Court ruled by a five-to-four vote that bans on same-sex marriage were not constitutional. The majority decision was delivered by Justice Anthony Kennedy. Same-sex marriage was banned in more than a dozen states. Justices Sotomayor, Ginsburg, Kagan, Breyer and Kennedy voted in favour while Justices Roberts,...
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Gregory Kurtzer discusses plans for Rocky Linux with Wikinews as Red Hat announces moving focus away from CentOS
April 5, 2021
Friday, December 18, 2020 Last week, on December 8, US-based software company Red Hat announced plans to shift their focus away from CentOS in favour of CentOS stream. Started in 2004, CentOS has been a free-of-cost free/libre open source software which provided binary-code compatibility with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) — Red Hat's GNU General Public Licensed paid operating system. Gregory Kurtzer told Wikinews he started CAOS Linux around the time when Red Hat announced End...
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Australian government provides $15.8 million for North Adelaide Technical College
April 5, 2021
Tuesday, June 27, 2006 Australian Minister for Vocational Education and Training, Gary Hardgrave has announced the government will provide AU$15.8 million to establish an Australian Technical College in North Adelaide. The minister said the government was entering into a partnership with the Archdiocese of Adelaide and consortium of industrial and manufacturing companies. The North Adelaide college will be located in Elizabeth and be operated as an independent non-government school. The college is one of 25 to...
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Court revelation by John Travolta of son’s disease sparks autism debate
April 2, 2021
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 A recent revelation by American actor John Travolta in court testimony during an ongoing extortion case in The Bahamas that his late son Jett suffered from autism, has stirred debate and controversy over the disease. News media and critics have questioned whether Travolta and his wife Kelly Preston should have acknowledged Jett's illness sooner. In response to comments made Tuesday about the recent events on the ABC television program The View, the...
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Category:Mining
April 2, 2021
This is the category for mining. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 10 January 2020: Greek prime minister reaffirms EastMed pipeline project is open for other countries to join 3 June 2016: Glencore announces Tahmoor mine in New South Wales to close 28 May 2014: Second sinkhole appears in Australian city this week 12 February 2014: Jade Rabbit lunar rover declared lost 25 April 2012: Disposal of fracking wastewater poses potential environmental problems 13...
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Canada’s Don Valley West (Ward 26) city council candidates speak
April 2, 2021
This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Friday, November 3, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward's councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto's ridings is Don Valley West (Ward 26). Four candidates responded to Wikinews' requests for an interview. This ward's candidates include Muhammad Alam, Bahar Aminvaziri, Orhan Aybars, Michele Carroll-Smith, Mohamed Dhanani, Abdul Ingar, Geoff Kettel,...
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