News briefs:July 23, 2009

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News briefs:July 23, 2009

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Oh hi mark Contents 1 About 2 News Brief Transcript for July 23, 2009 2.1 Intro 2.2 British schoolboy found guilty of racial harrassment of schoolgirl 2.3 65-year-old woman arrested over the death of two Mexican wrestlers 2.4 Canberra’s Sophie Lavers crowned Miss World Australia 2.5 Taco Bell mascot Gidget dies from stroke at 15 […]

Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas dies at age 75

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Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas dies at age 75

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas died Friday at age 75, after suffering from heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He began the Beverly Hills Playhouse in 1978 and taught acting classes there to noted actors including George Clooney and Gene Hackman. Katselas is survived by a […]

California releases search warrant for Wells Fargo bank on identity theft

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California releases search warrant for Wells Fargo bank on identity theft

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Saturday, October 22, 2016 The California Department of Justice on Wednesday released the warrant and affidavit of a criminal investigation of the Wells Fargo bank. The State of California served the warrant on October 5 to search the San Francisco headquarters of Wells Fargo for felonious activities related to identity theft. The warrant said property […]

Nokia 700 Symbian Smartphone

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More On This Topic: Best Beginners Acoustic Guitar Beginner Acoustic Guitar Nokia 700 Symbian smartphone by Monty Alexander The Nokia 700 is no different than other Nokia smart phones.The new Nokia 700 is a super slim, sleek and stylish smartphone that is powered by the strong 1GHz processor. It features a 3.2 inch wide clear […]

John Constable painting location mystery solved after 195 years

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John Constable painting location mystery solved after 195 years

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 The mystery of the location of a viewpoint used by English painter John Constable has been solved, after nearly 200 years. The Stour Valley and Dedham Church was painted in Suffolk, England, between 1814 and 1815, but changes to the landscape meant that the spot he chose was not known, despite […]

Canada’s Don Valley West (Ward 25) city council candidates speak

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Canada’s Don Valley West (Ward 25) city council candidates speak

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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 25). Three candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for an interview. This ward’s candidates include John Blair, Robertson Boyle, Tony Dickins, Cliff Jenkins (incumbent), and […]

Dove ad viewed more than 3 million times on YouTube

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Dove ad viewed more than 3 million times on YouTube

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Saturday, November 4, 2006 An advertisement for Dove beauty products has been viewed by well over three million people, without ever being on television. A copywriter from Ogilvy Toronto, the advertising agency that created a spot named “evolution”, uploaded the advertisement to video sharing website YouTube. While the official upload of the ad itself has […]

Legislators in US states call for the impeachment of President Bush

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Legislators in US states call for the impeachment of President Bush

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Tuesday, May 2, 2006 Legislators in three states have introduced resolutions calling for the impeachment of U.S. President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. Learn more about Movement to impeach George W. Bush Public perception and assessments of George W. Bush on Wikipedia. US state legislators Karen Yarbrough of Illinois, Paul Koretz of […]

John Reed on Orwell, God, self-destruction and the future of writing

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John Reed on Orwell, God, self-destruction and the future of writing

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Thursday, October 18, 2007 It can be difficult to be John Reed. Christopher Hitchens called him a “Bin Ladenist” and Cathy Young editorialized in The Boston Globe that he “blames the victims of terrorism” when he puts out a novel like Snowball’s Chance, a biting send-up of George Orwell‘s Animal Farm which he was inspired […]

Exclusive interview with prominent blogger, David Farrar

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Exclusive interview with prominent blogger, David Farrar

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Thursday, May 10, 2007 Freelance journalist writing for Wikinews, Gabriel Pollard, with help from Brian Anderton, has interviewed New Zealand-based blogger, David Farrar on blogging, web 2.0, and the Internet in general. David Farrar is most known for his “fairly popular” blog, Kiwiblog, where he posts on various topics, including politics and technology. He is […]