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USA tracks information on travelers

Saturday, December 2, 2006 Media attention about a little noticed and month-old U.S. Department of Homeland Security report that international airline travelers in-and-out of the U.S. were being tracked via an Automated Targeting System (ATS) has drawn renewed interest. The database system, started four years ago, accumulates information on overseas travelers and assigns a “terrorist […]

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Retired U.S. vets sue Donald Rumsfeld for excessive service cutbacks

Tuesday, May 31, 2005 One thousand residents of the Defense Department-managed Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. filed a class-action lawsuit on May 24, asserting that the cut-backs in medical and dental services imposed by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld are illegal. The operating budget for the home was reduced from $63 million in […]

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U2 fan ordered to destroy CDs

Thursday, August 14, 2008 A man living in South Wales, United Kingdom was ordered to destroy his entire music collection after creating a ruckus by listening to the music at an extremely high volume. Police seized his stereo equipment in a raid. Karl Wiosna, a 44-year-old resident of Graig in Pontypridd, was playing Cher‘s album […]

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Restrictions imposed in China textile trade with U.S.

Saturday, May 21, 2005 In an effort to ease complaints by the U.S. and Europe about a heavy influx of low priced Chinese goods, China will raise export tariffs on 74 categories of textile products in June. This follows plans from the U.S. to impose quotas on Chinese textiles and clothing. Products likely to see […]

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Retired U.S. vets sue Donald Rumsfeld for excessive service cutbacks

Tuesday, May 31, 2005 One thousand residents of the Defense Department-managed Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. filed a class-action lawsuit on May 24, asserting that the cut-backs in medical and dental services imposed by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld are illegal. The operating budget for the home was reduced from $63 million in […]

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Category:Education

This is the category for Education. See also the Education Portal. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 21 January 2016: Detroit teachers stage sickout to protest working conditions as Obama visits 28 October 2015: Time magazine names Ahmed Mohamed to ‘Most Influential Teens of 2015’ 23 October 2015: Masked man kills two in […]

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Wikinews interviews Darcy Richardson, Democratic Party presidential challenger to Barack Obama

Friday, November 25, 2011 U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate Darcy Richardson of Florida took some time to answer a few questions from Wikinews reporter William S. Saturn. Richardson, 55, is a political activist that helped form the New Democrats in 1989 and founded the progressive Battleground Blog earlier this year. He is also a political […]

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Wikinews Shorts: November 25, 2008

A compilation of brief news reports for¬†Tuesday, November 25, 2008. Contents 1 US Fed announces a US$800 billion stimulus package 2 French Socialist Party declares Martine Aubry as winner 3 US government to back $306 billion in Citigroup loans 4 53 die in Zimbabwe after cholera outbreak ¬†Contribute to Wikinews by expanding these briefs or […]

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Employees of Mumbai’s bus service BEST announce indefinite strike

Friday, April 21, 2006 At least 45,000 employees of the BEST, Mumbai‘s public transport provider, are going on strike indefinitely. Workers are unhappy with changes made to wages and are concerned about their working conditions. Union leaders say the strike will end when the company rethinks its decision. Nearly 3,300 buses will be taken off […]