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Monday, November 28, 2005 Legendary musician Sir Paul McCartney has boycotted China in response to a preview of BBC news footage that was filmed undercover at a fur market in Guangzhou, China. The footage, some of which is to air during BBC’s Six O’Clock News at 18:00 GMT on November 28, 2005, shows animals (particularly dogs and cats) being thrown from the top of buses and being dropped into boiling water. McCartney’s wife, Heather, also watched the footage and alleged that some footage she had seen clearly showed that the animals were alive when they were skinned. The footage, which was filmed by an investigator connected to the animal rights group PETA, shows cats squirming in a bag before being thrown into boiling water, and then skinned in a laundrette drier-like machine. McCartney slammed the practices, saying, “It’s like something out of the Dark Ages. And they seem to get…

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By Alan Jason Smith If you’re drowning in debt and creditors have your phone ringing off the hook, personal bankruptcy might seem the only way out. Indeed, for people whose debts dwarf their ability to pay, declaring bankruptcy can be a fast way to gain a fresh financial start. There are two types of bankruptcy petitions you can file: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Each of these have a different purpose and different set of circumstances attached. Chapter 7 bankruptcy involves the seizing and liquidation of your assets. This includes real estate, stocks, bonds and valuable property. Once liquidated, the proceeds are used to pay off the various creditors you owe. Property exempt from Chapter 7 bankruptcy includes vehicles worth less than $1500, most household furnishings and goods and clothing. You are also entitled to retain $18,450 worth of equity in your home. The goal here is to leave you…

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4 Season Kelty Tents or Lightweight Northwest Territory Tents? by Jamie Bishop You have made the decision to take your family camping; you have checked out all the various camp sites that are accredited by the American Camping Association (ACA) and Kampgrounds of America (KOA). The next thing that you need to decide is how much you and your family want to “rough it”. Are you going to stay in a Northwest Territory or Ozark Trail tent or are you going to take your family camping vacation in style and rent a motor home? to luxurious for you? Want to experience camping at its finest? Then you are the type who is going to take their family camping the right way, tent camping. The first thing you will need to do before you start your family camping vacation is to choose the types of tents you will need. What type…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2006 Contents 1 Issues 2 Campaigns turn nasty 3 Polling Problems 4 Summaries by state 5 Alabama 6 Alaska 7 Arizona 8 Arkansas 9 California 10 Colorado 11 Connecticut 12 Delaware 13 Florida 14 Georgia 15 Hawaii 16 Idaho 17 Illinois 18 Indiana 19 Iowa 20 Kansas 21 Kentucky 22 Louisiana 23 Maine 24 Maryland 25 Massachusetts 26 Michigan 27 Minnesota 28 Mississippi 29 Missouri 30 Montana 31 Nebraska 32 Nevada 33 New Hampshire 34 New Jersey 35 New Mexico 36 New York 37 North Carolina 38 North Dakota 39 Ohio 40 Oklahoma 41 Oregon 42 Pennsylvania 43 Rhode Island 44 South Carolina 45 South Dakota 46 Tennessee 47 Texas 48 Utah 49 Vermont 50 Virginia 51 Washington 52 West Virginia 53 Wisconsin 54 Wyoming 55 American Samoa 56 District of Columbia 57 Guam 58 Virgin Islands 59 Sources As of 10:00 p.m EST November 8, 2006,…

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Click Here To Know More About: New Zealand Restaurant Menu Lunch Time 16 Quick Tips for Eating at Restaurants or Work by Paul M. Jerard Jr. Most of us eat at restaurants for a variety of reasons; time and convenience are the most common motives. Below is a prepared list of quick tips for eating out of your home. If you eat healthy food or sensible portions, that you like, you can stick with eating healthy for life. Your portions should be spaced out over the course of the day. Water should be a part of every meal. After you eat, your stomach should be half full, or less, with food. For every two parts of food consumed, you should drink one part water. Leave your stomach at least one quarter empty for movement of air. When eating at a restaurant, eat half a portion, maximum, and wait five or…

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Contents 1 Wikinews News Brief, February 27 2008 0430 UTC 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Events of worldwide notability, military action, disasters etc. 1.2.1 Kenya peace talks put on hold 1.2.2 Jersey child abuse case ‘was not covered up’ 1.2.3 Nigerian election result will not be annulled 1.2.4 Iraq demands immediate withdrawal of Turkish troops 1.3 Non-disastrous local events with notable impact and dead celebrities 1.3.1 Massive blackouts hit Florida 1.3.2 Thousands protest privatisation of Australian electricity industry 1.3.3 Pakistan’s ban on YouTube lifted 1.3.4 Minor earthquake shakes England 1.4 Business, commerce and academia 1.4.1 Seeds placed in Norwegian vault as agricultural ‘insurance policy’ 1.4.2 Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch to be auctioned off 1.4.3 Microsoft Network users experience international outage 1.4.4 Video hosting website Stage6 to shut down 1.5 Arts and culture 1.5.1 N.Y. orchestra helps forge relations with North Korea 1.6 Footer [edit]

Monday, June 24, 2013 Caloundra, Queensland — Wikinews attended a roller derby event at the Caloundra Indoor Stadium on Australia’s Sunshine Coast on Saturday. The event, entitled Winter Whackdown, featured the hosting association — the Coastal Assassins Roller Derby (CARD) — fielding two teams, the Toowoomba Range Renegades and the Brisbane City Rollers Punk Blockers. Upon arrival, the spectators were still filing into the stadium. Ace Invaders 90 Toowoomba Range Renegades 263 The opening bout between the CARD Ace Invaders and the Toowoomba Range Renegades started around 5:15pm local time (0715 UTC). The Range Renegades won 263 points to 90. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Play media The Ace Invaders trailed for most of the matchVideo: Patrick Gillett. Play media Video: Patrick Gillett. Image: Patrick Gillett. The track had to be retaped on some occasions.Image: Patrick Gillett. A reasonable crowd showed up to the eventImage: Patrick Gillett.…

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Saturday, April 28, 2007 Grammy Award-winning rock band The White Stripes announced on Wednesday the Canadian leg of a tour in support of their soon-to-be-released album, Icky Thump. The tour, which would be the first cross-Canada excursion for The White Stripes, will see the band play dates in all provinces and territories. The latest tour for The White Stripes will kick off June 1 in Nürburgring, Germany and will play several dates in Europe before starting off in Canada on June 24, in Burnaby, British Columbia. Canadian dates will include stops in northern locales such as Whitehorse, Yellowknife, and Iqaluit, on Baffin Island. The White Stripes, made up of guitarist/singer Jack White and drummer Meg White, have developed a significant worldwide following with their blend of punk and blues, guitar-oriented rock. The band had expressed interest in playing cities they had not yet visited. “Having never done a full tour…

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Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “120 year-old documents threaten development on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, October 2, 2006 “Court date “as needed” for lawsuit against Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, August 14, 2006 “Preliminary hearing for lawsuit against Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal rescheduled” — Wikinews, July 26, 2006 “Elmwood Village Hotel proposal in Buffalo, N.Y. withdrawn” — Wikinews, July 13, 2006 “Preliminary hearing against Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed” — Wikinews, June 2, 2006 Original Story “Hotel development proposal could displace Buffalo, NY business owners” — Wikinews, February 17, 2006 Thursday, March 2, 2006 Buffalo, New York — In an unanimous vote, the City of Buffalo‘s Planning Board voted…

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Thursday, August 6, 2009 American film director John Hughes, noted for such movies as Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink and The Breakfast Club, died Thursday due to a heart attack. A statement, released by his representative, said that he experienced the heart attack while on a morning stroll in Manhattan, New York. Hughes was born on February 18, 1950 in Michigan. He started his career as an advertising copywriter in Chicago. By the end of the 1970s he was a frequent contributor to the National Lampoon magazine. In the 1990s, he made the Home Alone series, which became a box office sensation and turned Macaulay Culkin into a star. In recent years, Hughes stepped back from the movie industry to spend more time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Nancy, two sons and four grandchildren.

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