Paedophilia claims made against “living god”

Tuesday, November 7, 2006 Allegations of paedophilia made against Indian guru, Sathya Sai Baba are back in the limelight again, after the UK’s Sai Youth movement was recognised as an accredited partner of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme. The Baba’s followers deny the allegations, and the Sai Youth UK’s National Co-ordinator called them “totally […]

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Mystery surrounds ricin discovery in Las Vegas hotel

Saturday, March 1, 2008 On February 14, a man staying at the Valley View Extended Stay America hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada was hospitalized after experiencing respiratory distress. The man lapsed into unconsciousness and has been at the hospital ever since. Since the bills at the hotel were going unpaid, Extended Stay America began to […]

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Crosswords/2005/September/5

Monday, September 5, 2005 Feel free to use the Wikimedia sites to solve our Wikinews crossword. Please do not fill it out online as it would spoil it for other people; print it out and fill it in at your own leisure! < Previous crossword. Contents 1 Quick crossword 2 Across 3 Down 4 Previous […]

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Four Russian stores hit with gas attacks

Monday, December 26, 2005 In Russia’s second largest city, St. Petersburg, four gas attacks left more than 70 people ill. Devices with wires, timers, and glass vials of a gas determined on scene to be methyl mercaptan were found in outlets of Makisdom, a home improvement chain store. The chemical is both naturally occurring and […]

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Elwood Norris receives 2005 Lemelson-MIT Prize for invention

Tuesday, April 19, 2005 MIT has announced that Elwood “Woody” Norris, inventor of potentially revolutionary technologies of Hypersonic Sound beams and AirScooter flying vehicles, will receive this year’s Lemelson-MIT prize for invention this Friday, April 22. The prize comes with an award of US$500,000, making it the largest single award for invention given in the […]

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Woman’s body found in home of Papua New Guinea leader

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 A woman has been found dead at the home of Sam Abal, the acting prime minister of Papua New Guinea. The body was discovered in the garden of the property early Monday morning. Abal’s adopted son, Teo, was arrested on Wednesday after a two-day search; he was reportedly the last person […]

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