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David S. Touretzky discusses Scientology, Anonymous and Tom Cruise

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 David S. Touretzky, prominent free speech activist and critic of Scientology, discussed his opinions on the recent Internet backlash against the Church of Scientology in an interview with former Scientologist and Wikinews reporter Nicholas Turnbull. The recent conflict on the Internet between critics of Scientology and the Church has been spurred on in declarations by a nebulous Internet entity using the name Anonymous that the Church of Scientology "will be destroyed". Anonymous has directed recent protests at Scientology centres across the w

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Wikinews interviews candidate for Cleveland mayor Arthur Kostendt

Monday, June 14, 2021 Arthur Oliver Kostendt, a candidate running in the mayoral election of the US city of Cleveland, Ohio set to take place November 2, discussed his campaign and policies with Wikinews this spring. According to Cleveland Scene, 29-year-old Kostendt is a member of the Cuyahoga County, Ohio Republican Party but has referred to his campaign as "casual". According to his web site's personal biography, he was a cadet for the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), scout platoon leader for the 2nd Squadron of the 107th Cavalry Regiment of the Ohio Army

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On the campaign trail in the USA, October 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020 The following is the sixth and final edition of a monthly series chronicling the 2020 United States presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month's biggest stories. This month's spotlight on the campaign trail: the Free and Equal Elections Foundation holds two presidential debates, three candidates who did not participate in those debates give their final pleas to voters, and three political pundits give their predictions on the outcome of the election. Contents 1 Summa

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Leading Reasons To Offer Business Gifts

Click Here To Know More About: Search Engine Optimisation By Chris Arranaga Offering business gifts to valued customers and business associates is equally as important as giving gifts to relatives and friends. Everybody appreciates getting merchandise that shows they are appreciated. Taking time to select appropriate items will produce a great deal of goodwill toward your company. Business gifts can go a long way in strengthening business relationships and helping people remember your brand. However, it's essential to select items that people enjoy and can get a lo

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Canada to legalise marijuana to ‘make it more difficult for kids to access’

Sunday, April 16, 2017 In order to put the cannabis drug (marijuana) out of reach of minors, the Canadian federal government announced a bill to legalise cannabis for the age group of eighteen and above, on Thursday. The bill would allow adults to possess cannabis publicly, previously a criminal offence. Canada's health minister Jane Philpott tweeted, "Today we tabled new legislation to legalise, strictly regulate, and restrict access to cannabis. Our goal: keep it out of the hands of youth, and profits out of the hands of criminals." ((fr))French language: ?Ajd nous avon

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British soldier killed in Afghanistan

Wednesday, July 5, 2006 The Ministry of Defence has named a British soldier from the 3 Para Battle Group who died while on patrol in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. The soldier, 19 year-old Private Damien Raymond Jackson, of South Shields, Tyne and Wear, came under fire from Taliban forces in the town of Sangin. He died while being given treatment. His father, Daniel Jackson said: "I wish everyone to know just how extremely proud I am of my son Damien - of all that he has achieved in his lifetime and of the fact that he died, when duty called, protecting others, in the

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Andrea Muizelaar on fashion, anorexia, and life after ‘Top Model’

Monday, November 26, 2007 In the 18 months since Andrea Muizelaar was crowned winner of the reality TV series Canada's Next Top Model, her life has been a complete whirlwind. From working in a dollar store in her hometown of Whitby, Ontario, to modeling haute couture in Toronto, she had reached her dream of becoming a true Top Model. But at what cost? Unknown to casual television viewers, Muizelaar had been enveloped in the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, which inevitably became too much for her to bear. She gave up modeling and moved back to Whitby, where she sought tr

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Use Glass Beads To Make Vintage Jewelry Sets

Click Here To Know More About: Best Tattoos Nsw Use Glass Beads to Make Vintage Jewelry Sets by pandahallGlass beads present an artistic spectrum of beauty with value. They come in vibrant colors, shapes and sizes. Glass beads are divided as normal glass, cat eye beads, crackle glass, Czech glass beads, drawbench glass beads, frosted glass beads, glass pearl. Glass rhinestone beads, painted glass beads, electroplate glass and many other types. You can find glass pearls in all shapes. Glass beads are expensive compared to other beads but enhance the beauty of the

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Cutty Sark blaze treated as ‘suspicious’

Monday, May 21, 2007 The Cutty Sark, one of the most famous historic sailing ships in the world, was seriously damaged by fire in the early hours of Monday morning, May 21, 2007. The 19th century ship, which is in dry dock in Greenwich, London, England, set a speed record during its working days, and has been a popular tourist attraction for many years. The fire brigade was first called to the blaze on the tea clipper at 4:45 a.m. BST and reported that the flames had been extinguished by 7:00 a.m., but firefighters were still on the scene damping down at 8.30 a.m. The bla

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Court ruling upholds expulsion of New York Senator convicted of assault

Friday, February 19, 2010 A U.S. federal judge upheld the expulsion of former New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate from the New York State Senate in a ruling on Friday. Monserrate had been found guilty in October of misdemeanor assault, in the criminal trial involving an alleged attack on his girlfriend Karla Giraldo. Monserrate was expelled from the New York State Senate last week by a majority vote of his fellow senators. The result of the vote was 53 to 8 in favor of expulsion. Federal judge William H. Pauley III denied a request to temporarily block the expulsion.