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Sunday, October 12, 2008 United States President George W. Bush deployed the 3rd Infantry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team to a new role on United States soil last Wednesday, training for dealing with national crises. Critics claim that act of the Executive Branch violates the Posse Comitatus Act, which prohibits military participation in domestic matters. In 2007, the John Warner […]

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Wikinews Shorts: May 7, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Monday, May 7, 2007. A 30 meter section of a gas pipeline in Luka (near Kiev) in Ukraine has been destroyed by an explosion. Although supplies to Europe via this pipeline have stopped, Ukrainian Energy Minister Georgi E. Boyko said that supplies to Europe would not be affected. “There are no changes in volumes […]

New avian flu outbreaks reported in western Europe

Saturday, July 7, 2007 At least 38 new cases of the H5N1 strain of bird flu have been found in wild birds in eastern Germany today. These discoveries, in conjunction with the fifth outbreak in France in 17 months, have prompted both countries to raise the bird flu risk assessment level. German scientists discovered the outbreak after receiving 38 confirmed […]

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Potential charges against “Tigger” dropped: District attorney

Friday, February 16, 2007 Tigger costumed character actor Michael J. Fedelem, 31, has been cleared by the Florida state attorney’s office. After reviewing tape of an incident where Tigger appears to bop a 15-year-old in the face, the office decided that the allegations were false. Jerry Monaco Sr. and his family, including Jerry Monaco Jr., were visiting the Walt Disney […]

China overtakes Germany as world’s biggest exporter

Sunday, January 10, 2010 Chinese officials have said that their country’s exports surged last December to edge out Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. The official Xinhua news agency reported today that figures from the General Administration for Customs showed that exports jumped 17.7% in December from a year earlier. Over the whole of 2009 total Chinese exports reached US$1.2 […]

Nine firefighters killed in South Carolina blaze

Wednesday, June 20, 2007 Nine firefighters were killed on Monday while battling a massive fire at a furniture warehouse in Charleston, South Carolina. Firefighters were called to the scene of a massive blaze at the Sofa Super Store in Charleston, S.C. at around 6:30 p.m. EST. At around 7 p.m., nine firefighters were sent inside the inferno to rescue people […]

Four arrested in three Naperville, Illinois prostitution stings

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