European airspace closed by volcanic ash

Thursday, April 15, 2010 Hundreds of thousands of air travelers had their travel plans disrupted in Europe by volcanic ash from the Eyjafjallajökull eruption. Tens of thousands of air travelers were stranded when all flights into and out of the United Kingdom were grounded, as it became one of the first nations to be affected. […]

Continental and United Airlines to merge

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 The new airline will be called United Airlines but use Continental livery (pictured) Continental Airlines and United Airlines officially announced Monday their plans to merge after both companies’ boards of directors approved the plan on Sunday afternoon. The joint company, branded as United Airlines, will take its livery from both airlines,

Continental and United Airlines to merge

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Sunday, December 13, 2015 This article is a featured article. It is considered one of the best works of the Wikinews community. See Wikinews:Featured articles for more information. Macomb, New York Councilman Steve Burke took some time to speak with Wikinews about his campaign for the U.S. Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. Burke, an insurance

Wikinews interviews Steve Burke, U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate

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Thursday, September 18, 2008 Canadian Federal Elections 2008 Day Stories from the 2008 Canadian Federal Elections 13 October 2008: CanadaVOTES: Libertarian John Kittridge in St. Paul’s 13 October 2008: Canadian scientists protest Harper’s attacks on science 10 October 2008: CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate Paul Arbour in Carleton—Mississippi Mills 10 October 2008: CanadaVOTES: NDP candidate Jo-Anne Boulding

Clearing the air: Positions of Canadian parties vis-à-vis the environment

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Wednesday, June 30, 2010 An explosion at the University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) on Monday afternoon left four people injured, authorities say. The explosion occurred in a science laboratory in Schweitzer Hall around 2:20 p.m. CDT (1920 UTC) Monday. The source of the explosion was first thought to have been a 2,000-pound (907.2-kilogramme) hydrogen tank, but

Explosion at University of Missouri-Columbia leaves four injured

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Friday, January 1, 2016 A fire broke out at a high-rise hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) last night, apparently involving a large portion of the hotel. A crowd had gathered around The Address Hotel for the New Year’s celebration, but they were evacuated due to the fire. The cause of the fire was

Fire breaks out at Dubai, United Arab Emirates hotel on New Year’s Eve

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Toothpaste fills cavities without drilling

Thursday, February 24, 2005 A paste containing synthetic tooth enamel can seal small cavities without drilling. Kazue Yamagishi and colleagues at the FAP Dental Institute in Tokyo say that the paste can repair small cavities in 15 minutes. Currently, fillers don’t stick to such small cavities so dentists must drill bigger holes. Hydroxyapatite crystals, of

Toothpaste fills cavities without drilling

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008 In Buffalo New York, a suspicious package was received by National Action Financial Services, a subsidiary of Sitel, Inc.. According to FBI spokesperson Earl Gould Buffalo, the initial call was placed at 10:30AM EST Yesterday. The mail department found the package, evacuated the building, and contacted the local police department. The

New York business receives package containing unknown powder

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Sunday, August 26, 2012 London, England — With the 2012 Summer Paralympics due to start in London later this week, Algeria’s athletics competitors are ready to earn medals in their events. According to the team’s athletics coaches in a conversation with Wikinews, the runners have been well prepared and have international experience that has prepared

Algerian 2012 Paralympic coaches express optimism

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