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TD Financial to acquire Hudson United Bancorp

Tuesday, July 12, 2005 Canadian TD Financial Group has come to a deal with the regional U.S. bank, Hudson United Bancorp, to buy Hudson for US$1.9 billion. The new addition will be folding into itsMaine-based TD Banknorth, which is 51% owned by TD Financial. The acquisition will bring in 204 new branches and increase TD’s […]

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Electric vehicles can be less green than classic fuel cars, Norwegian study finds

Sunday, October 7, 2012 A Norwegian University of Science and Technology study released Thursday found electric vehicles have a potential for higher eco-toxicity and greenhouse impact than conventional cars. The study includes an examination of the electric car’s life cycle as a whole rather than a study of the electric car’s environmental impact during the […]

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Norwegian military security agency accused of conducting illegal surveillance of PM

Saturday, June 13, 2009 Yesterday, Norwegian news outlets reported that Defense Security Service (Forsvarets sikkerhetstjeneste [FOST]) had conducted illegal surveillance against the prime minister’s office and other government offices. Kripos, a division of the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police, did a police search of the Norwegian Ministry of Defence’s top-secret intelligence agency’s computer […]

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First international flight lands at Delhi airport’s new Terminal 3

Friday, July 16, 2010 File:T3 concourse day.jpg An Air India Boeing 777 from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport was the first international flight to land at Delhi’s new Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport. However, this was only one of nine “terminal process proving flights” that landed or departed from the brand-new […]

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US Court of Appeals reduces sentence for former Philippines officer in spy case

Monday, February 9, 2009 Michael Ray Aquino, a former Philippines National Police officer serving six years imprisonment in McRae, Georgia for espionage could now be eligible for immediate release after a United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit judge panel Friday modified a United States District Court for the District of New Jersey‘s […]

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Remains of a child discovered in Jersey care home

Monday, February 25, 2008 Parts of a body belonging to a child have been discovered at the Haut de la Garenne in Saint Martin, Jersey, a United Kingdom Crown dependency off the coast of Normandy, France. The Victorian building, which was originally built as a children’s care home and is now a youth hostel, has […]

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UK clarifies foreign, domestic response to cost of living crisis

Monday, March 14, 2022 Wikinews received clarification earlier this month from the United Kingdom Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) regarding the government’s response to the cost of living crisis following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The UK anticipated Russian action against Ukraine for several months, and has coordinated a response with NATO […]

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Jonathan Ross announces departure from BBC

Thursday, January 7, 2010 Television presenter and BBC Radio 2 disc jockey Jonathan Ross has announced his departure from the British Broadcasting Corporation. Ross currently presents his own chat show, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, as well as presenting his own programme and The Film programme on BBC Radio 2. He has decided to leave […]

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Google releases test of mapping service

Thursday, February 10, 2005Google Inc. on Tuesday rolled out a test version of its mapping service — a type of service long offered by its rivals Yahoo and Microsoft. The web site, http://maps.google.com, is designed to let users display maps of locations around the United States and Canada, find businesses near those locations, and generate […]

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U.K. National Portrait Gallery threatens U.S. citizen with legal action over Wikimedia images

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. The English National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in London has threatened on Friday to sue a U.S. citizen, Derrick Coetzee. The legal letter followed claims that he had breached […]