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US novelist Tom Clancy dies at age 66

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Tom Clancy signing books in Boston in 1989. Image: Gary Wayne Gilbert. The bestselling US novelist Tom Clancy died yesterday in a hospital in Baltimore, according to his publisher. The sixty-six year old is best known for a series of novels themed around espionage, military affairs and geopolitical intrigue, many of

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Wikinews interviews Frank Moore, independent candidate for US President

Saturday, March 1, 2008 While nearly all coverage of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third party candidates. These parties represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. Wikinews has impartially reached

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Thai anti-government leaders escape capture

Saturday, April 17, 2010 In a new setback to the Thai government’s efforts to ease mounting political tensions, protest leaders escaped from their hotel Friday after security forces arrived to arrest them. Red-Shirt protesters ride through Bangkok, Thailand last month. Image: Takeaway. One, Arisman Pongruangrong, climbed down three floors using a rope, and was rushed

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King Fahd of Saudi Arabia announced dead

Monday, August 1, 2005File:BushseniorSaudiArabia.jpg King Fahd (right) meeting with George H. W. Bush in 1990.(Image missing from Commons: image; log) It has been confirmed that King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia has died. There will be no coffin or state funeral for Fahd and he will be buried without a headstone as is

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Creator of website satirizing Glenn Beck on winning domain name case

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Wikinews interviewed the creator of a parody website satirizing American political commentator Glenn Beck, about his thoughts after prevailing in a domain name dispute brought by Beck before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Florida resident Isaac Eiland-Hall created the website in September, and it asserts Beck uses