Wikinews interviews U.S. Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney

Friday, March 7, 2008 Wikinews held an exclusive interview with Cynthia McKinney, one of the candidates for the Green Party nomination for the 2008 U.S. presidential election. McKinney is a former Democratic Congresswoman from Georgia. She was first elected to…

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Large study provides new insights in autism’s genetic code

Thursday, February 22, 2007 In the largest study of its kind, a genetic analysis of 1,168 families with multiple cases of autism has identified genetic links to autism. A previously overlooked stretch of DNA on chromosome 11 implicates a gene…

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Ten April Fool’s pranks of 2009

Friday, April 3, 2009 April Fools’ Day pranks harmlessly pervaded worldwide again this year. Media outlets and internet sites have joined family, office workers, and friends to provide a wide variety of practical jokes. Ireland, France, and the United States…

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Global markets plunge

Friday, October 10, 2008 Stock markets across the world have fallen sharply with several seeing the biggest drop in their history. Asian markets saw the biggest sell-off. The Nikkei dropped 9.62% to reach a 20 year low. Japan also saw…

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Honduran capital’s main airport reopens six weeks after jetliner crash

Sunday, July 6, 2008 Toncontin International Airport, serving the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa, has reopened fully to air traffic six weeks after a deadly jetliner crash. TACA Flight 390, an Airbus A320 carrying 124 people, overshot the runway in poor weather…

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