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    Copiapó, Chile mining accident: in depth

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 The rescue of the Chilean miners trapped in the San José Mine in Copiapó, codenamed Operación San Lorenzo (San Lorenzo Operation), began on Tuesday night, at around 20:00 local time (23:00 UTC). Florencio Ávalos was the first miner to be rescued, at 00:12 local time (03:12 UTC) on Wednesday. He was wearing a shirt signed by all his fellow miners. “The first miner is already with us. We saw it all, him hugging his wife Monica and his son Byron,” said President Piñera shortly after the first rescue. “We still have a long journey.” “This will be recorded on every single Chilean heart forever,” Piñera added.…

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    Bank staff in India threaten strike

    Tuesday, June 13, 2006 Members of the All India Bank Employees Association have threatened to go on nation-wide strikes to express their unhappiness with the move to privatise banks, allowing foreign direct investment in the banking sector and outsourcing of services. The exact dates of the strike will be decided at the AIBEA national general council meeting to be held in Chennai on June 13 and 14. Speaking to press persons on Friday, C.H. Venkatachalam, secretary of the association, condemned the attempts to continuously `attack the financial and banking sector.’ This article features first-hand journalism by Wikinews members. See the collaboration page for more details. This article features first-hand journalism…

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    Two founding members of Paramore leave band

    Monday, December 20, 2010 File:Paramore rio.jpg Two of the founding members of US rock band Paramore have quit. Brothers Josh and Zac Farro left the group after last Saturday’s concert in Orlando, Florida. Front woman Hayley Williams announced that the brothers had told group members about their plans to leave two months before the Orlando concert. Williams published a statement on the bands official website. “For the last year it hasn’t seemed as if they wanted to be around any more,” she said. “We want Josh and Zac to do something that makes them happy and if that isn’t here with us, then we support them finding happiness elsewhere.” However…

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    Benefits Of A Multi Screen Set Up During Your Forex Trading Course

    Click Here For More Specific Information On: Forex Support And Resistance Strategies Australia Benefits of a multi screen set-up during your Forex trading course by Dean Withey from Forex Training Worldwide Ask any new or aspiring trader about their preconception of a professional Forex trader and most answers conjure up images of men in pinstripe suits, sat in front of uncountable screens filled with charts buying and selling every minute. It is understandable why so many feel inadequate and at a disadvantage when sat in front of their 15 inch laptop trying to trade every set-up on every market at the same time. First things first, it must said that…

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    Canada, EU, UK, US impose sanctions on Belarus over Ryanair hijacking

    Wednesday, June 23, 2021 On Monday, Canada, the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom and the United States imposed new sanctions on senior officials and entities in Belarus over the May 23 diversion of a Ryanair flight and subsequent arrest of dissident journalist Roman Protasevich and his girlfriend Sofia Sapega, as well as “repressive practices” committed by the Belarusian government. The joint action was aimed at putting pressure on Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko’s “regime”, a joint statement read, citing “continued attacks on human rights, fundamental freedoms, and international law”, as well as the “politically motivated” arrest of Mr Protasevich and Ms Sapega. The statement went on to express support for…

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    Scientists report correlation between locations of Easter Island statues and water resources

    Saturday, January 12, 2019 A United-States-based team of scientists released findings on Thursday about the large statues that dot the island of Rapa Nui, also called Easter Island. The study, published on Thursday in PLOS One, employed quantitative spatial analysis to establish that the platforms, or ahu, built to support the Easter Island statues, or moai, are usually located near sources of drinkable water. This feeds into the scholarly discussion of whether the purpose of the statues was exclusively ritualistic, practical or some combination of these. The study examined 93 statues on the western side of the island, all of which were built before contact with Europeans. They compared the…

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    Decorating Your Cafe Kitchen With Bar Stools

    Click Here For More Specific Information On: Rockhampton Sheds Prices By Lee Dobbins Often times, when you hear people talking about remodeling and decorating, the most talked about area of the home is the kitchen. People often redecorate their kitchen more than any other area of the home, which is understandable, simply because you spend a great deal of time in the kitchen. When it comes to decorating a kitchen, there are many themes you can choose, but one very popular theme is the cafe kitchen because it is unique and lighthearted. When decorating your kitchen with the cafe kitchen theme, you will want to make sure you have the…

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    Apple executive Steve Jobs resigns

    Thursday, August 25, 2011 Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, has chosen to step down from his post as CEO of the company. The former Chief Operating Officer, Tim Cook will be succeeding Jobs as CEO. Jobs resigned in a letter to Apple’s board of directors stating, “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s C.E.O., I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come.” In that same letter, Jobs stated that his desire was to remain as chairman of the board. Steve Jobs has been fighting pancreatic cancer since 2004 and…

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    Reus to miss Euro 16 due to injury

    Tuesday, May 31, 2016 Today, Joachim Löw, manager of the German national football team, dropped Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus from the UEFA Euro 2016 squad. Marco Reus, who turned 27 years old today, is suffering from a groin injury. He also missed the 2014 FIFA World Cup with an ankle injury. Löw said their medical staff wasn’t sure Reus could meet the demands of the forthcoming games. He added, “Marco has serious fitness problems; he can only run in a straight line at the moment.” ((de))German language: ?Marco hat massive gesundheitliche Probleme, im Moment kann er nur geradeaus laufen. Löw also did not include other Bundesliga players Karim Bellarabi,…

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    World AIDS Day events held around the globe

    Sunday, December 2, 2007 The 20th annual World AIDS Day was December 1, 2007. The theme selected by the World AIDS Campaign is “Stop AIDS: Keep the Promise” as it will be through 2010. The day was marked by thousands of events around the world. “It is now time for bold leadership at all levels in order to turn the tide of HIV,” said Felicita Hikuam, Global Programmes Manager, World AIDS Campaign. An estimated 33.2 million people around the world—one in every 200—are living with HIV, and approximately 6,800 people are infected with HIV and 5,700 people die of AIDS-related illnesses every day. “The trend is encouraging but still for…