Bermuda Chief Justice: No new charges in Middleton murder

Saturday, May 5, 2007 Despite expressing personal sympathy for the Middleton family, Bermuda’s chief justice Richard Ground dismissed, on Friday, an application to re-examine the 1996 killing of Rebecca Middleton. Seventen-year old Rebecca Middleton, of Belleville, Ontario, Canada had been in Bermuda on vacation when she was raped and murdered. At the time, police had […]

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Five arrested in Italian art smuggling

Saturday, October 8, 2005 Numerous smuggled artifacts were found at an Austrian tour guide’s home. Five Italians were arrested and twenty-eight others are now being investigated. The Austrian, known as “Mozart” in the art trafficking world, received a citation for his involvement. Police claim that some 600 artifacts, which had been illegally excavated, were found. […]

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Wikipedia founder embroiled in affair and financial allegations

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The implosion of a relationship between Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and journalist Rachel Marsden has resulted in controversy and international headlines. Associated Press and ABC News have also […]

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Gene mutation produces autism-like traits in mice

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 By causing the mutation of one specific gene, researchers have produced mice with two frequently encountered behavioral traits of persons diagnosed with autism. Autism commonly affects the ability to interact socially and is associated with repetitive behavior. The finding was reported in the March 20 online edition of Nature. Using mice, […]

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Air safety group says airport was operating illegally without license when Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 crashed

Monday, June 23, 2008 An Australian air safety group claims that Yogyakarta International Airport was opearating illegally with no license when Garuda Indonesia Flight 200, a Boeing 737, crashed at the airport, killing 16 Indonesians and five Australians. Flight Safety Pty Ltd had been asked to carry out an independent investigation by an anonymous client […]

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Microsoft announces new security software, new version of Internet Explorer

Wednesday, February 16, 2005Bill Gates announced in a RSA security conference that Microsoft will release major security changes to Internet Explorer and will release a new version prior to the release of Longhorn, the replacement for Windows XP expected any time after 2005. Microsoft plans to include many features to increase security. These features are […]

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