Digest/14December2004

Digest for 14-25 December 2004 < 6-13 December 2004 • Index • 26-31 December 2004 > Articles dated 14 to 25 December 2004 are included in the compilation below. Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Digest/14December2004&oldid=4678714”

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Afghan women’s rights official shot dead

Tuesday, September 26, 2006 Safia Ahmed-jan, the director of the Afghan Ministry of Women’s Affairs for the Khandahar province and an advocate of women’s rights and a strong critic of the Taliban‘s repression of those rights, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside her home in Khandahar city in southern Afghanistan on Monday. Safia Ama-jan, […]

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Michael Moore’s new film ‘Sicko’ leaked via P2P

Thursday, June 14, 2007 A number of reports confirm that Michael Moore’s forthcoming documentary has been leaked onto Peer-to-peer networks. This is the second pre-release leak in a month of a film from Lionsgate Studios. The movie, SiCKO contrasts the U.S. healthcare system with that of several other countries and includes a trip to Cuba […]

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Free Software Foundation releases first draft of GPLv3

Monday, January 16, 2006 The Free Software Foundation released the first draft for the next version of the GNU General Public License at the International Public Conference for GPLv3 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, today. The revisions mark the first changes to the GPL since the second version was released in 1991. According to Richard M. […]

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London Tube bombs went ‘bang bang bang, very close together’

Saturday, July 9, 2005 After a press conference in London from the Metropolitan Police and Transport for London, more details are emerging about the attacks in London on Thursday. Data from the Underground system’s power and control systems have revealed that all three bombs went off within 50 seconds of each other, at 8.50am, with […]

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NFL Playoffs: Cardinals thrill Packers in overtime

Monday, January 11, 2010 Arizona Cardinals 51 45 Green Bay Packers After a very close offensive battle throughout the game, the Arizona Cardinals defeated the Green Bay Packers 51-45 in an overtime thriller today in the wild card round of the NFL Playoffs. The game was won after Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers fumbled the […]

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New species of dart frog discovered in Colombia

Thursday, August 30, 2007 Scientists have discovered a new species of venomous dart frog in Colombia. The new species, dubbed the ‘golden frog of Supatá’, is 2cm (0.8 inch) long and has a range of just 50 acres (20 hectares), which is believed to be the reason why the frog remained undiscovered until now. The […]

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Actor Jerry Orbach dead at age 69

Friday, December 31, 2004 New York City — Actor Jerry Orbach died in his home in Manhattan at age 69. Orbach was a staple of American cinema, stage and television, with his most recent role being in the NBC police drama “Law and Order.” Orbach is survived by his wife of 25 years, Elaine Cancilla, […]

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