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Cars big winner as 34th Annual Annie Awards handed out

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Cars big winner as 34th Annual Annie Awards handed out

Monday, February 12, 2007 Cars drove home the big prize last night, from the 34th Annual Annie Awards. The animation industry’s highest honor, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Annies recognise contributions to animation, writing, directing, storyboarding, voice acting, composing, and much more. As mentioned, Pixar took home the big prize last night, after facing stiff competition from four other […]

News briefs:August 6, 2010

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News briefs:August 6, 2010

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Three dead in murder-suicide shooting at Southern California fast food restaurant

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Three dead in murder-suicide shooting at Southern California fast food restaurant

Sunday, June 20, 2010 A 6-year-old boy and his father were shot and killed Saturday afternoon while eating inside a busy Del Taco fast food restaurant in San Bernadino, California, before the shooter turned a gun on himself. According to the San Bernadino Police Department, 56-year-old Jimmy Schlager arrived at the Del Taco at 1:15pm […]

NASA prepares to launch mission to nearby asteroids

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NASA prepares to launch mission to nearby asteroids

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 NASA is beginning the final preparations for next Wednesday’s launch of the Dawn probe, aboard a Delta II rocket. The Dawn probe, costing over US$250 million, will visit the dwarf planet Ceres and the asteroid Vesta. The launch was originally planned for mid-June, however due to a damaged crate, shipping delays, […]

Boxing great Muhammed Ali dies aged 74

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Boxing great Muhammed Ali dies aged 74

Sunday, June 5, 2016 Legendary boxing great Muhammed Ali died on Friday aged 74 in a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. A family spokesperson said Ali had been admitted with respiratory problems. The former heavyweight champion lived with Parkinson’s disease for decades, diagnosed in 1984. Born on January 17, 1942 as Cassius […]

Telstra becomes the first in the world to switch to HSPA+ wireless Internet technology

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Telstra becomes the first in the world to switch to HSPA+ wireless Internet technology

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 On Monday, Australian telecommunications company Telstra has introduced dual carrier HSPA+ standard for broadband Internet business customers in the Next G network. This is the first time this technology is being introduced on national scale. The bandwidths the users can deploy increased into two to three times, with Telstra becoming the […]

Wikinews Shorts: June 4, 2007

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Wikinews Shorts: June 4, 2007
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A compilation of brief news reports for Monday, June 4, 2007. MediaCorp Radio in Singapore has been fined 15,000 Singaporean dollars (US$9,800) over an on-air stunt in March in which female guests on a radio show were asked to remove their brassieres, and pose for video that was to be posted on the station’s website and […]

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2008 YODEX Review: Varied competitions, Vast creations

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2008 YODEX Review: Varied competitions, Vast creations
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Monday, May 26, 2008 The 27th Young Designers’ Exhibition 2008, recognized by the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) as the largest show of student creations, recently ended Sunday May 18. It was held at the Taipei World Trade Center. Improvements and expansions were seen with 107 academical and industrial units. Different design […]

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Brazilian President Lula met Chavez, military and economic cooperation

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Brazilian President Lula met Chavez, military and economic cooperation
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Thursday, February 17, 2005 CARACAS, Venezuela –The Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva met the Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on February 14, 2005 in Caracas, Venezuela. Brazil and Venezuela signed agreements of cooperation on many areas. According to the Brazilian government this was a strategical encounteur. This meeting is the first of three meetings […]

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