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On the campaign trail in the USA, October 2016

Sunday, November 6, 2016 The following is the sixth and final edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail: the Free & Equal Foundation holds a presidential…

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70,000 General Motors employees go on strike

Monday, September 24, 2007 73,000 United Auto Workers (UAW) union members launched a nationwide strike today against General Motors (GM), the largest auto manufacturer in the United States. UAW President Ron Gettelfinger said GM would need to meet pay, health care, and job security issues. Gettelfinge said, “This is nothing we wanted…No one benefits in…

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Three arrested in al-Qaeda bomb plot

Thursday, July 8, 2010 Three alleged al-Qaeda members have been arrested in Norway and Germany for suspected involvement in a bomb plot. Norway’s Police Security service said that they were arrested for “preparing terror activities.” The three men had been watched both by Norway and the United States for over a year, and officials said…

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Corby’s 20 year sentence reinstated

Thursday, January 19, 2006 Schappelle Corby has been told by an Indonesian court that her 20 year sentence for allegedly smuggling drugs into Indonesia would be reinstated following an appeal attempt. Her lawyers had previously been successful in reducing her sentence to 15 years. Indonesian police allege that Corby smuggled 4.1Kg of marajuana hidden in…

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News briefs:June 8, 2010

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide. Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=News_briefs:June_8,_2010&oldid=4273367”

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Wikinews Shorts: August 18, 2010

A compilation of brief news reports for Wednesday, August 18, 2010. An unemployed, single mother from South Carolina has confessed to suffocating her two toddler children with her bare hands. After suffocating her one year-old and two year-old sons, 29 year-old Shaquan Duley drove her car into a river. Police have identified the suffocated children as…