July 29, 2021

What Makes A Good Roofing Company?

Read More About: Pine City Properties byAlma Abell If your roof needs repairs or it’s time for replacement, this is not usually a do it yourself job. It’s best to hire a professional roofing company so you’re sure everything gets installed properly and you’ll receive an excellent warranty on your materials and workmanship. But what […]

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July 29, 2021

Iran’s morality police crack down on un-Islamic dress

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 The Iranian police forces have faced criticism from Ayatollah Hashemi Shahrudi, the head of the judiciary who was appointed by Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for their re-invigorated campaign to do away with un-Islamic dress. Ayatollah Shahroudi proclaimed, “Tough measures on social problems will backfire and have counter-productive effects.” Others have, of […]

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July 29, 2021

News briefs:May 06, 2010

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July 29, 2021

ACLU, EFF challenging US ‘secret’ court orders seeking Twitter data

Thursday, April 7, 2011 Late last month, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed objections to the United States Government’s ‘secret’ attempts to obtain Twitter account information relating to WikiLeaks. The ACLU and EFF cite First and Fourth amendment issues as overriding reasons to overturn government attempts to keep their […]

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July 28, 2021

Google purchases YouTube for $1.65 billion

Monday, October 9, 2006 On Monday, October 9, 2006, Google Inc. announced its decision to purchase YouTube, the popular video-sharing site, for $1.65 billion in stock. Following the closure of the deal, YouTube will operate independently, “to preserve” its user community and its brand, the announcement said. Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google stated “The YouTube […]

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July 28, 2021

Category:Iain Macdonald (Wikinewsie)/Aviation

Aviation articles by Wikinewsie Iain Macdonald. Power firm helicopter strikes cables, crashes near Fairfield, California Germany bans Mahan Air of Iran, citing ‘security’ Lion Air disaster: Crashed jet’s voice recorder recovered from Java Sea Iranian cargo plane crashes into Karaj houses Police warn new drone owners to obey law after disruption at UK’s Gatwick Airport […]

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July 24, 2021

Death toll from Borneo bridge collapse reaches eleven

Monday, November 28, 2011 The death toll from the weekend suspension bridge collapse on the Indonesian island of Borneo has risen from four to eleven. Search and rescue teams continue to look for bodies in the Mahakam River. The number of wounded is currently 39 injured; reports from locals suggest 33 people remain missing at […]

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