Denny’s Super Bowl free ‘Grand Slam Breakfast’ brings 2 million diners

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Denny’s Super Bowl free ‘Grand Slam Breakfast’ brings 2 million diners

Friday, February 6, 2009 Denny’s 1,600 chain restaurants across North America, Puerto Rico and Canada, were slammed for eight hours Tuesday with hungry patrons standing on sidewalks for nearly two hours to take advantage of the $5.99 “Grand Slam Breakfast” giveaway. Denny’s, a dining chain with annual revenue of about $900 million, has advertised in […]

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Standard Operating Procedure changes at Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay

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Standard Operating Procedure changes at Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 In an investigation reported on first by Wikinews, Wikileaks today revealed another chapter in the story of the Standard Operations Procedure (SOP) manual for the Camp Delta facility at Guantanamo Bay. The latest documents they have received are the details of the 2004 copy of the manual signed off by Major […]

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Earthquake hits Turkey, hundreds reported dead

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Earthquake hits Turkey, hundreds reported dead

Monday, October 24, 2011 At least 264 people were killed, said Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin, in a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Turkey yesterday. The quake was the strongest to hit Turkey in ten years. The city of Van has been heavily affected. The death toll was expected to rise. A number of aftershocks […]

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Berlin court: neutrality law above German religious freedom, bans teacher headscarves in primary school

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Berlin court: neutrality law above German religious freedom, bans teacher headscarves in primary school
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Apr 01

Saturday, May 12, 2018 On Wednesday, a state labour court in the German capital Berlin pronounced the neutrality law of the city-state, which disallows public employees from wearing religious clothing and symbols, was in accordance with the German constitution. Justice Arne Boyer, said the neutrality law was above the freedom of religion. The ruling comes […]

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Wikinews interviews William Pomerantz, Senior Director of Space Prizes at the X PRIZE Foundation

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Wikinews interviews William Pomerantz, Senior Director of Space Prizes at the X PRIZE Foundation
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Mar 30

Regardless of who wins the prize, people all around the world will be able to experience the mission through high-def video-streams. Saturday, August 28, 2010 Andreas Hornig, Wikinews contributor and team member of Synergy Moon, competitor in the Google Lunar X Prize, managed to interview Senior Director of Space Prizes William Pomerantz of the X […]

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US presidential candidates gearing up for Super Tuesday

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US presidential candidates gearing up for Super Tuesday
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Mar 30

Saturday, February 2, 2008 With less than 72 hours to go until the Super Tuesday primary election event, Republican and Democratic candidates are campaigning all across the United States this weekend in hopes of gaining votes. Democratic Senator Hilary Clinton is spending Saturday in the state of California, while rival Senator Barack Obama is making […]

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News briefs:August 14, 2006

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News briefs:August 14, 2006
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Mar 30

The time is 19:00 (UTC) on August 14th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs. Contents 1 Headlines 1.1 UN sponsored ceasefire in Israel-Lebanon begins 1.2 Tamil Tigers say Sri Lanka’s government bombed orphanage 1.3 Colombo land mine explosion kills seven 1.4 Suspected low pathogenic H5N1 Bird Flu virus found in the United States […]

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Time Warner/Comcast bid to snap up Adelphia cable service

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Time Warner/Comcast bid to snap up Adelphia cable service
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Mar 30

April 9, 2005 A bid topping $17.7 billion was jointly proffered by Time Warner Inc. and Comcast Corporation on Thursday to buy beleaguered Adelphia Communications Corporation in an industry consolidation move. Adelphia is the fifth largest cable service provider in the United States with nearly 5 million subscribers. The market-share grabbing bid trumps the previous […]

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Ford Motor Company cutting 30,000 jobs by 2012

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Ford Motor Company cutting 30,000 jobs by 2012
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Mar 30

Monday, January 23, 2006 The Ford Motor Company, the second-largest car manufacturer in America, will cut 30,000 jobs and 14 plants as part of a restructuring plan to relieve Ford after a US$1.6 billion loss last year in North American sales. The plan, called “Way Forward”, the brainchild of Ford’s Chief Executive Officer, William Clay […]

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IMF and EU approve aid for Georgia

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IMF and EU approve aid for Georgia
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Mar 30

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 The International Monetary Fund and the European Union approved aid packages to help Georgia recover from its conflict with Russia, which occurred in early August. The IMF approved a US$750 million loan which will allow Georgia to rebuild its currency reserves. The European Union also approved an aid package of €500 […]

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