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July 2[edit]

Gerhard Schröder one-paragraph-story
We already have a more accurate article on this: Schröder defeated by motion of non confidence
Bioweapons story
Irredeemably POV, has copyright notice (Wikinews content must be in the public domain)

June 29[edit]

Stirling Council will decide today the fate of G8 protesters' ecovillage 
Not developed in reasonable time.
Iran's Presidential Run-off election 
Not developed, but Hardliner wins Iran presidential runoff
Family of six murdered in Yuma, Arizona 
used as Fathers mourn slain children

June 28[edit]

Gay marriage becomes legal in Canada 
used as Canadian House of Commons approves same-sex marriage

June 27[edit]

wtc.nist.gov 
used as NIST World Trade Center investigation team calls for improvements
World Tribunal for Iraq, Culminating Session Testimony 
Removed. Copyrighted text submitted with copyright declaration attached!
Richard Whitely dies, aged 61 
already covered in British television presenter Richard Whiteley dies

June 26[edit]

Costa Rica Creates New Loophole for Landing Shark Fins
Copyvio/Press release
MAS Freedom Joins Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi in Call for Independent Commission Investigation of Detainee Abuses
Copyvio/Press release
Ms. Mondale is diagnosed to have cancer
Removed no story
MAS FREEDOM CONTINUES TO DEMAND DETAINEE ABUSE INVESTIGATIONS
Removed no story

June 24[edit]

Levittown high school teacher charged with rape 
removed, copyvio from [1]

June 22[edit]

Microsoft works on own BitTorrent 
removed, copyvio from [2]
Senator Biden Intends To Run For President 
used as Senator Biden intends to run for President

June 15[edit]

South Africa's Deputy President Axed 
removed, already exists

June 10[edit]

Interpol on the hunt for 'Dr.Death' 
Removed. Apparently used as Interpol on the hunt for 'Dr.Death'
Serial child imposter held by French police 
Removed. Same author submitted Serial child imposter held by French police directly.

June 2[edit]

I deleted a whole bunch - it was getting silly. See page history to see what I cut. Dan100 (Talk) 19:08, 2 Jun 2005 (UTC)

May 30[edit]

Poor timekeeping from GNER 
removed, no sources, highly suspect

May 29[edit]

LIVERPOOL BECOME KINGS OF EUROPE AFTER WINNING THRILLING FINAL 
removed for being covered before as Liverpool beats Milan on penalties in Champions League final

May 28[edit]

Vanishing lake baffles Russians 
used as Russian lake vanishes overnight
South African Geographical Names Council changes name of South Africa's capital to Tshwane 
used as South African Geographical Names Council changes name of South Africa's capital to Tshwane
Mount Diablo buckweat rediscovered! 
used as Mount Diablo buckwheat rediscovered in California
Laser fusion system being developed 
not used
Google de-emphasizes blogs in its news search service 
not used
Twenty five IBM unions threaten strike to protest planned job cuts 
not used
Kyrgyzstan opens two checkpoints on border with Uzbekistan 
not used

May 27[edit]

Destroyed Iraqi infrastructure yields sewage for drinking water; drought is expected 
unused, single source, no one willing to write
Thousands protest U.S. policies in Jakarta 
unused, no one willing to develop
Chinese researchers scale Mount Qomolangma, tallest mountain in the world 
used
President of Taiwan Announces Second Round of Reforms 
unused, no one willing to write
Incredible India
Discreditable Politicians : unused, blog entry from redif.com
U.S. polls show low approval ratings for Bush and Congress 
unused, no one willing to write

May 26[edit]

Dragon Research 
unused; no sources
Physics paper cancelled -- Peshawar Board of Secondary and Intermediate Education 
unused (non-news; no details; no source)
pinochet, mangabey, women soldiers, religious coalition, google, cannes 
unused, insufficient detail

May 24[edit]

The Force is strong with Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith 
used
Chilean army recruits missing 
used
Galloway puts foot in mouth while U.S. faces similar accusations. 
rm story already run on May 17

May 23[edit]

Mayor proclaims Seattle a "City of ONE" 
used as U.S. Mayor proclaims Seattle a "City of ONE"

May 22[edit]

Particle accelerator reveals long-lost writings of Archimedes
used as Particle accelerator reveals long-lost writings of Archimedes
Six thousand gather to celebrate birthday of Josip Broz Tito
used as Six thousand gather to celebrate birthday of Josip Broz Tito
Fox News viewership drops by half in 6 months
used as Fox News viewership drops by half in 6 months
Preakness won by Afleet Alex, Kentucky Derby Winner Third
used as Preakness won by Afleet Alex, Kentucky Derby Winner Third
Italian police under trial for events at 2001 G8 Genoa meeting
used as Italian police under trial for events at 2001 G8 Genoa meeting
Tariffs on Chinese textiles and apparel raised to ease trade frictions 
used as Restrictions imposed in China textile trade with U.S.
Restrictions imposed in China textile trade with U.S 
used as Restrictions imposed in China textile trade with U.S.
Chile`s Army Recruits Missing 
used as Chilean Army Recruits Missing
Ebola outbreak in Congo 
used as Ebola outbreak in Congo
Cubans protest communism 
used as Cubans protest communism
130 U.S. Mayors back global warming pact 
used as Mayors_back_global_warming_pact
The Eurovision Song Contest 2005 is won by Greece. 
used as Greece wins 2005 Eurovision song contest
NASA solar sail passes first major test 
used as NASA solar sail passes first major test
Death toll from rare 'Marburg fever' outbreak in Angola rises to 300 
Removed as duplicate of Marburg virus outbreak in Angola claims over 300 lives

May 21[edit]

CAD Interoperability and the Consumer 
Removed, unused, not developed after 1 week
Mexico president Vicente Fox slurs Blacks 
Removed, unused, not developed after 1 week

May 20[edit]

Computer companies attack CSIRO patent.
apparently used as Computer giants attack Aussie CSIRO's WLAN patent
Storms lash northern New Zealand
used as Storms lash northern New Zealand

May 18[edit]

Tropical Storm Adrian forms in Eastern Pacific, threatens Central America
used
Women Sufferage in Kuwait
See Kuwait parliament gives women the vote
Parakeets Talking In Conversational Language
Removed notnews
Collecting Business Cards
Removed copyvio / press release

May 15[edit]

Kahne takes Checkered Flag at Richmond
used as Kahne takes Checkered Flag at Richmond
Mysterious "Piano man" found
used as "Do you know this pianist?" asks helpline

May 14[edit]

Gaza settlers protest planned pullout
used as Gaza settlers protest planned pullout
Some win, some lose in base shuffling
used as U.S. Defense Secretary announces closures and expansions of military bases

May 12[edit]

2 European politicians added to oil-for-food scandal by U.S. Senate.
used as U.S. Senate: U.K. and French politicians were allocated Iraqi oil
Sen. Voinovich to vote for Bolton
used as U.S. Senator Voinovich allows Bolton nomination to pass to full Senate vote
Pilot gets sixth months for smuggling Chinese immigrants
used as Pilot gets sixth months for smuggling Chinese immigrants
Device claimed to be able to see through walls
used as Device claimed to be able to see through walls
Tom Ridge,former U.S. Homeland Security chief, defends Canadian Border
used as Tom Ridge,former U.S. Homeland Security chief, defends Canadian Border

May 8[edit]

  • Google is Down! - Used
  • Henin-Hardenne stops Sharapov - Used
  • Mexican TV star Ponce dies in vehicle accident - Removed copvio

May 6[edit]

May 5[edit]

Local Boy Born Without Personality 
Removed; personal attack with no cited sources.
Bomb Explodes at UK Consulate in New York 
Removed; Explosions near British consulate in New York shatter windows already exists.
Finnish and Estonian prime ministers meet - affirm close ties 
Used as Prime Ministers from Finland and Estonia meet, and subsequently tagged as a copyright violation suspect.
Cambodian town of Quan'sul quarantined 
Removed; hoax article that uses mock-up of a BBC News article (not actually on a BBC News site) as its source.

May 4[edit]

  • Hurrah, buddies, really something for you to chew over! - Not used, NPOV/Poorly translated?
  • Alameda Writers Group, BMI Round Table, Cannes Film Festival, Spritual Cinema Festival, Academy of Country Music Awards, Florida Music Festival Headline May Show Business and Media Events - Removed, Press release
  • Derailment in London - Removed Never developed
  • Worse floods in 20 years for Georgia - Used
  • Portland first city to pull officers from FBI terrorism task force - Used
  • Raymond N. Rogers, chemist who studied the Shroud of Turin, dies at age 77 - Used
  • Former Hatian Prime Minister Neptune reported close to death - Used
  • UK Prime Minister Tony Blair publishes Iraq War legal advice. - Story written
  • Air as fuel! True ZERRO emmissions! - Removed, Press release
  • AP Newswire publishes fake photo? - Removed, not news

May 3[edit]

  • Power is The Truth - Removed for lack of any discernable news content, multiple submissions indicate spam

April 29[edit]

  • Tabletop fusion may lead to safer nuclear power from fission - used

April 28[edit]

  • apollo 13 engineers honored - Removed outdated
  • Des Relations Sino-Japonais deviennent plus aigres - Removed outdated
  • Munch's "The Scream" might have been burned Used

April 27[edit]

  • Syria: Pullout is "full and complete", UN to verify - Used
  • First take off successfull for the Airbus A380, First take-off of an Airbus A380 - already covered

April 26[edit]

  • Anthrax Scare Closes Michigan Newspaper Office - Used
  • Korean Film Council awards a research grant to a Russian BitTorrent site - used

April 24[edit]

  • Pope Benedict XVI Celebrates Inaugral Mass - Used
  • 5-year-old girl arrested and handcuffed by Florida police - Used
  • NASA CULTURE HARD TO CHANGE - Removed. No apparent news content.

April 23[edit]

  • Dinosaur Site now offers News Feed - Removed week old/ Local interest only
  • Science Site now with Extra Active Squid - Removed week old/ Local interest only
  • Serb General Pavkovic to Surrender to Hague - Used
  • Iraqi Insurgents kill 16 - Used
  • Habemus Papam Squatteram - Used
  • Moussaoui Pleads Guilty to 9/11 Attacks - used
  • John Kerry Does it Again! - removed, non news, no sources

April 22[edit]

  • Populist #1 -Removed: not news

April 21[edit]

  • France still a hot topic on college campuses - used
  • The War on Insight - Removed: Press Release/NPOV/Not News
  • Midwest businessman announces new business model - Removed: Press Release
  • Iran shuts down AlJazeera bureau - Used

April 20[edit]

April 17[edit]

  • Childhood exposure to TV linked to bullying - Used

April 16[edit]

  • New Zealand Cricket under pressure to stop Zimbabwe tour - Used

April 14[edit]

April 13[edit]

  • Unions ballot to "shut down the BBC" - Used
  • Microsoft Plans to release low-cost Windows XP Starter Edition in Brazil - Used
  • Sit-in Enters Ninth Day - Used
  • Survey finds Spam tolerance growing Used
  • Lib Dem Leader becomes father - Used
  • Palestinian boy used 5 explosive charges to win his place in prison. - Used
  • New Initiative Strives for Growth in Volunteerism Across Canada - Not used, PR with no additional sources
  • New Zealand Cricket under pressure to stop tour of Zimbabwe - Used

April 11[edit]

  • Cloned cattle's milk and meat seem safe, according to new study - Used
  • New top level domain names added - Used

April 9[edit]

  • Local Boy Accidentally looses tooth - POV
  • Drug resistant Staph infections on the rise - Pending

April 8[edit]

  • Cairo blast kills 3 - USED

April 6[edit]

  • Peter Jennings Diagnosed With Lung Cancer - Pending
  • Chat , Browse Web, Read Comics on Sony PSP - Pending
  • India beats Pakistan in Visakhapatnam ODI Pending
  • Japan follows other nations in plans for manned spaceflight - moved to Talk:Japan announces moon program since article already exists.

April 5[edit]

  • Google and Yahoo to allow users to submit video - USED
  • Google Maps Incorporates Satellite Images - USED
  • Children in developing world get Laptops for 100 Dollar - USED
  • Gospel Music Week ... - cut & paste copyvio
  • U.S. Soldier in Iraq killed - Suggestion; not a submission
  • Memo shows Gen. Sanchez purjured himself to senate - cut & paste from ACLU site

April 4[edit]

  • US History is Wikibooks book of the month - just a story suggestion, not a real story
  • Results of the NCAA Tourament "March Madness" Divison 1 Semifinals - PENDING

April 2[edit]

  • Fourth Lebanon bomb rocks shopping mall - Used.
  • Celera Genetics solving down the genome - no sources, press release/advert.

April 1[edit]

  • Rural African school goes to Sweden for environment award - used.

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