Thursday, January 14, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Nancy Many about her book My Billion Year Contract, and asked her about life working in the elite Scientology group known as the “Sea Org“. Many joined Scientology in the early 1970s, and after leaving in 1996 she later testified against the organization. Published in October, Many’s book […]

News briefs:January 03, 2008

Please note: there may be minor variations between this script and the associated recording. Contents 1 Introduction 2 Kenya election struggles continue 3 Three truck drivers killed in Australian woodland fire 4 USAID diplomat dies in Sudanese shooting 5 South Australian premier demands apology from former Guantanamo detainee 6 Croatia abolishes military service 7 Cyprus

News briefs:January 03, 2008

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Monday, March 25, 2019 From March 15 to 17, the Canadian city of Toronto played host to the tenth Furnal Equinox, an annual event dedicated to the “furry fandom.” Wikinews attended. Programming ranged from music to gender, science to art, covering dozens of aspects of the varied subculture. The event’s featured guests were visual artists

Fur fans flock to Toronto’s Furnal Equinox 2019

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Monday, July 11, 2011 China’s National Bureau of Statistics released data Saturday showing that the consumer price index (CPI) for June climbed 6.4% from a year ago. That compares with a 5.5% rise in May, which was the largest since a 6.3% increase in July 2008. The major factor contributing to this figure was the

China’s consumer prices rise to a three-year high in June as food prices soar 14.4 percent

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On the campaign trail in the USA, May 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016 The following is the first 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: a former Republican congressman briefly joins the Libertarian Party and

On the campaign trail in the USA, May 2016

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Sunday, April 3, 2005With six weeks before the sixth and final Star Wars film saga, Revenge of the Sith, hits theaters worldwide on May 19, the movie studios behind the brand have launched a massive marketing and merchandising campaign. It includes toys aimed at children, collectibles for adults active in fandom and other related merchandise

Marketing blitz begins for final ‘Star Wars’ film

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Sunday, April 24, 2011 An EF4 tornado struck near St. Louis, Missouri Friday night, forcing the closure of Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and damaging over 2,700 buildings in St. Louis County. The National Weather Service also confirmed that an EF1 tornado touched down in neighboring St. Charles County and an EF2 touched down in Pontoon

Tornadoes damage hundreds of Missouri homes, force closure of airport

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