The Deadliest Fall

18 December 2004 http://www.ideaexplore.net/news/041116/flu.jpg Emergency hospital during 1918 influenza epidemic, Camp Funston, Kansas (source: National Museum of Health and Medicine, AFIP). A bout of the flu can be mild. In young, healthy adults, many infections pass unnoticed. But sometimes the influenza virus evolves into a strain that decimates its victims. The worst known strain swept the...
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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2007

Monday, December 31, 2007 What would you tell your grandchildren about 2007 if they asked you about it in, let's say, 20 year's time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2007, what would the question be? The year that you first signed on to Facebook? The year Britney Spears and Amy Winehouse fell apart? The year author Kurt Vonnegut or mime Marcel Marceau died, both at 84? Let's take a look at...
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Militants kill at least 21 Algerian police in ambush

Thursday, June 18, 2009 Local media stated on Thursday that at least 21 Algerian paramilitary police had been killed after an ambush on their convoy. The convoy was en route to their barracks at Bordj Bou Arreridj, following an escort of Chinese construction workers to a nearby worksite, located southeast of Algeria's capital of Algiers, when it was attacked late Wednesday. Militants detonated...
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Getting Rich Quick: Methods To Fast Financial Freedom

See More About: Live Forex Charts With Indicators By Chris Johansen There are many ways you can do to getting rich quick. Many people dream of becoming rich someday and if you are serious of becoming rich, you need to act now. For most, attaining the rich social status that they have required some patience and waiting to reap the benefits. But for the others, they made it quick. So, what was...

Zarqawi shows face in new video

Saturday, April 29, 2006 The first “visual issue” of the Emir of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, was issued April 25, 2006, by the Mujahideen Shura Council. A thirty-four minute video containing an approximately twenty minute oration by Zarqawi, footage of him leading mujahideen in training on the battlefield and in a war room, and seated amongst local leaders of al-Anbar province....
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‘Big Brother’ contestant Parker Somerville sounds off about the show and his aspirations

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 In the past two months, Parker Somerville, a videographer for the website TMZ.com, transitioned from an average guy leading an ordinary life, to living in an extraordinary voyeuristic existence, and back again to the beginning. Simply put, it was a transition from reality to reality, with a two-week detour in reality television. Somerville was a former contestant on the...
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News briefs:April 23, 2010

 Correction — August 24, 2015 These briefs incorrectly describe BP as 'British Petroleum'. In fact, such a company has not existed for many years as BP dropped this name when becoming a multinational company. The initials no longer stand for anything.  Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our...
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