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Luis Fortuño is elected new governor of Puerto Rico

Sunday, November 9, 2008 The candidate of the New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico, Luis Fortuño, was elected the new governor of Puerto Rico in the general elections held on November 4, 2008. Fortuño obtained more than 52% of the votes. The other candidates were the current governor of Puerto Rico, Anibal Acevedo Vilá of […]

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Green Party refines ‘Buy Kiwi Made’ scheme

Friday, August 11, 2006 The New Zealand Government has asked the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand to start refining its taxpayer funded ‘Buy Kiwi Made‘ scheme to also include products designed in New Zealand but manufactured elsewhere. The Buy Kiwi Made scheme was a NZ$11 million post-election deal between the Labour Party and the […]

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‘Worst song of all time’ becomes YouTube sensation

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 Friday, a song by US teen singer Rebecca Black, has gone viral after the song’s music video was uploaded onto video sharing website YouTube. The video has attracted over thirty-five million views since its February 10 upload — and critics think it could be the world’s worst. I want to meet […]

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Malaysia says debris found in Maldives could be from MH370

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Malaysian officials stated Wednesday, some of the debris found in the Maldives will be brought back to Malaysia to determine if they are from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) as they now believe. A team arrived Tuesday in Maldives to take charge of the debris, which had previously been disposed of […]

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US intercity passenger train collides with truck, derails

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 An Amtrak passenger train de-railed after hitting a pickup truck in Plant City, Florida, in the United States. The driver of the pickup truck was killed on impact. The crash occurred at a marked railroad crossing inside of an industrial area, according to an Amtrak spokesperson. None of the 133 passengers […]

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Rally in Australian forests to oppose woodchip industry

Sunday, July 2, 2006 A rally organised by a coalition of nearly 30 environmental groups took place at the site of the Eden wood chip mill in the south east forests of New South Wales today. Organisers estimate that 600 people attended the event, many of whom had travelled hundreds of kilometers to the site […]