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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  [ Read More ]

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Wikinews interviews Australian wheelchair basketball player Tina McKenzie

Friday, January 3, 2014 Preston, Victoria, Australia —On Saturday, Wikinews interviewed Tina McKenzie, a former member of the Australia women’s national wheelchair basketball team, known as the Gliders. McKenzie, a silver and bronze Paralympic medalist in wheelchair basketball, retired from the game after the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. Wikinews caught up with her in  [ Read More ]

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Petition pressures City of Edinburgh Council to review clause affecting live music scene

Thursday, June 25, 2015 Live music venues in Edinburgh, Scotland are awaiting a review later this year on the 2005 licensing policy, which places limitations on the volume of amplified music in the city. Investigating into how the policy is affecting the Edinburgh music scene, a group of Wikinews writers interviewed venue owners, academics, the  [ Read More ]

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News briefs:May 28, 2010

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Sep 29

FDA approves therapeutic use of insulin inhalant

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FDA approves therapeutic use of insulin inhalant

Saturday, January 28, 2006 The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of an inhalable form of insulin for treating both forms of diabetes in adults. The product, manufactured by Pfizer Inc. is called Exubera and is a inhaled powder form of recombinant short-acting human insulin (rDNA). Insulin is a hormone produced  [ Read More ]

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Sep 28

U.S. Senate approves revised bailout package after controversial additions

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U.S. Senate approves revised bailout package after controversial additions

Saturday, October 4, 2008 The U.S. Senate passed a revised bailout bill designed to help the struggling U.S. financial economy, which has measures nearly identical to the bill rejected by the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday. “Senate Democrats and Republicans believe it is essential that we work quickly on this important legislation to restore  [ Read More ]

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Sep 27

US Defense Secretary evaluates Iraq and the political climate

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US Defense Secretary evaluates Iraq and the political climate

Friday, April 6, 2007 U.S. Defence Secretary Robert Gates warned that limiting funding for the United States efforts in Iraq could lead to more bloodshed in the Middle Eastern country. In an interview with radio talk show host Laura Ingraham, he said it might even lead to ethnic cleansing in Bahgdad and elsewhere in Iraq.  [ Read More ]

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Sep 26

Microsoft Taiwan will bring on high-definition AV-media Market in Taiwan after Xbox360 will support HDMI interface

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Microsoft Taiwan will bring on high-definition AV-media Market in Taiwan after Xbox360 will support HDMI interface

Friday, November 2, 2007 With some topics on high-definition audio-visual era world-wide, Microsoft Taiwan recently announced HDMI support of new Xbox 360 console. With a Xbox 360 HD-DVD Player, consumers can fulfill enjoyment on a wide-resolution scale of 1080p (Full HD). In fact, Microsoft Taiwan demonstrated the player for the pre-market preparation in the X06  [ Read More ]

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Sep 25

Wikinews interviews Brad Lord-Leutwyler, independent candidate for US President

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Wikinews interviews Brad Lord-Leutwyler, independent candidate for US President

Saturday, February 16, 2008 While nearly all cover of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, there are small political parties offering candidates, and those who choose to run without a party behind them, independents. Wikinews is interviewing some of these citizens who are looking to become the 43rd person  [ Read More ]

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Sep 25

Stacey Abrams becomes first black woman to gain major U.S. party nomination for governor of Georgia

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Stacey Abrams becomes first black woman to gain major U.S. party nomination for governor of Georgia

Friday, May 25, 2018 On Tuesday night, Stacey Abrams became the United States Democratic Party’s candidate for governor of the state of Georgia, the first black woman nominated for this office. If she wins the election scheduled to be held in November, she would be the first woman governor of Georgia and the first black  [ Read More ]

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