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2007 Mar 13
New Mexico got an official state neckwear, a real Western icon, the bolo tie.
Links: USA, New Mexico, Fashion     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2007 Mar 13
Environmental group Greenpeace launched a fresh attack on genetically modified maize developed by US biotech giant Monsanto, saying that rats fed on one version developed liver and kidney problems.
Links: USA, Environment, Food, BioTech, Agriculture     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2007 Mar 13
Scientists reported the discovery of what appear to be sea-size bodies of liquid, probably methane or ethane, on the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, with one about as big as Montana.
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2007 Mar 13
Brazil announced that it will build a wall on a small portion of its border with Paraguay in an effort to combat contraband and smuggling.
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2007 Mar 13
In Colombia Trino Luna, the governor of Magdalena province, surrendered to federal prosecutors, becoming the first opposition politician arrested as part of the widening scandal over links between the country's political elite and far-right militias.
Links: Colombia, Govm’t Scandal     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
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2007 Mar 13
Some 20 lawmakers fired last week by Ecuador's top electoral court for allegedly interfering with plans for a constitutional referendum forced their way past dozens of police guarding Congress and took up their seats.
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2007 Mar 13
Five Europeans, kidnapped in Ethiopia and held captive for 13 days, were released in good health in Eritrea. 8 Ethiopians kidnapped with the group were still missing.
Links: Britain, France, Ethiopia, Eritrea     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2007 Mar 13
A Hamas military commander was killed in a shootout with Fatah gunmen shortly before the leaders of the two groups met to try to bridge their differences over a power-sharing deal.
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2007 Mar 13
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pope Benedict XVI met for the highest-level Kremlin-Vatican talks in more than three years, focusing on easing tension between Roman Catholics and Orthodox Christians and finding common ground in denouncing intolerance and extremism.
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2007 Mar 13
Alice Amafo, Suriname's youngest-ever Cabinet member, resigned amid reports she used thousands of dollars in government funds to pay for her 30th birthday party.
Links: Suriname, Govm’t Scandal     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
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2007 Mar 13
Viacom filed a $1 billion suit against YouTube and parent company Google, to stop the publication of Viacom videos without authorization.
Links: USA, Internet, Lawsuit     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2007 Mar 13
In Boston Raymond Echavarria (23) dragged his ex-girlfriend, Xiomara Rhodes (21) into an elevator in the office building where she worked and ignited a can of gasoline. Investigators treated the slaying as a murder-suicide.
Links: USA, Suicide, Massachusetts, Murder     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2007 Mar 13
In Serbia former customs chief Mihalj Kertes, a key aide to late President Slobodan Milosevic, was charged for allegedly siphoning off millions of dollars of state money.
Links: Serbia, Corruption     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2007 Mar 13
In Jamaica Cricket’s World Cup began with the 1st match between Pakistan and the West Indies. The ICC Cricket World Cup was hosted by the West Indies from March 13 to April 28, 2007.
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2007 Mar 13
The British government published its climate-change bill.
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2007 Mar 13
The US Mortgage Bankers Association reported that 13% of subprime borrowers were behind in their payments. It was estimated that 13% of all adjustable rate mortgages originated between 2004 and 2006 and were headed for repossession in the next few years.
Links: USA, Economics, Real Estate     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2007 Mar 13
Entrepreneur Marc Hodosh (34) was named senior director of the Archon Genomics X Prize. His job was to offer $10 million to the first team of researchers that can accurately map the genetic codes of 100 people in 10 days for a cost of $10,000 or less per genome. The competition was launched in 2006 year by the nonprofit X Prize Foundation of Santa Monica, Calif., which also has sponsored races to build commercial spacecraft and fuel-efficient cars.
Links: USA, DNA, BioTech     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2007 Mar 13
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales admitted mistakes in how the Justice Department handled the dismissal of eight federal prosecutors but said he wouldn't resign.
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2007 Mar 13
Lance Mackey won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, in nine days, five hours, eight minutes.
Links: USA, Alaska     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2008 Mar 13
US gold futures rallied to a record high of $1,000 an ounce, fueled by a combination of a weakening dollar, strong investment demand and inflation fears due to rising crude oil prices.
Links: USA, Money, Economics     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
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2008 Mar 13
In Afghanistan a remote-controlled bomb hit a police vehicle in Saydabad district of Wardak province, killing one policeman and wounding four others. A suicide bomber in Kabul targeting US troops killed 6 Afghan civilians.
Links: Suicide, Afghan     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2008 Mar 13
Chad accused Sudan of sending anti-government rebels across their border into its territory as international mediators struggled to broker a fresh peace accord between the two neighbors. The presidents of Chad and Sudan signed a non-aggression pact, vowing not to support rebel attacks against each other, many of which were launched from troubled Darfur.
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2008 Mar 13
In China an avalanche buried 12 workers at a mountainous construction site for a pipeline in the far northwest.
Links: China, Labor     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2008 Mar 13
In Egypt A Muslim Brotherhood leader said more than 90 percent of Egyptian Islamist candidates have been prevented from registering for April local elections due to a crackdown by the regime and a campaign of obstruction.
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2008 Mar 13
Volkswagen, the biggest European car maker, vowed to become "the best auto manufacturer in the world" and welcomed a looming takeover by luxury sports car maker Porsche.
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2008 Mar 13
Indian police arrested 100 Tibetan exiles trying to walk to their homeland as part of a major protest ahead of the Beijing Olympics, although the demonstrators vowed the march would go on.
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2008 Mar 13
A parked car bomb exploded in a commercial district of central Baghdad, killing 18 people and wounding 57. 5 members of an Awakening Council were killed when gunmen attacked two separate checkpoints near Tikrit. A female suicide bomber attacked an Awakening Council gathering in the village of Zab outside Kirkuk and 3 people were killed with seven others wounded.
Links: Iraq, Suicide     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2008 Mar 13
The militant Islamic Jihad group in Gaza fired more than a dozen rockets at southern Israel after Israeli undercover forces killed one of its West Bank leaders, shattering a recent lull in Gaza fighting.
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2008 Mar 13
In Pakistan more than 1,000 tribesmen protested against the killing of eight civilians by Pakistani forces this week in the lawless Bajaur tribal region.
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2008 Mar 13
Serbian President Boris Tadic disbanded parliament and called an early general election for May 11.
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2008 Mar 13
Canada’s Parliament voted to extend its mission in Afghanistan to 2011, provided NATO supplies more troops and equipment to back up its forces in the volatile south.
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2008 Mar 13
Chile said it has agreed to receive 117 Palestine refugees from Iraq who have spent months living in tents along the desert border with Syria.
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2008 Mar 13
A human rights group said Chinese sales of assault rifles and other small arms to its ally Sudan have grown rapidly during the Darfur conflict despite a UN arms embargo.
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2008 Mar 13
A deployment of 100 Sudanese soldiers arrived in Comoros, ahead of a likely African Union-backed operation against the rebel island of Anjouan.
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2008 Mar 13
Cuba and Mexico declared their once-chilly relations fully restored, and Cuba's foreign minister said he will soon deliver a formal invitation for Mexico's president to visit the island.
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2008 Mar 13
In Ethiopia a bus hit a landmine near the disputed Ethiopian-Eritrean border, killing at least eight people and wounding 27 others.
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2008 Mar 13
In central Mexico 6 people were shot and killed inside a private law office in Guadalajara.
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2008 Mar 13
The Dutch parliament voted unanimously to outlaw bestiality and pornography involving animals.
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2008 Mar 13
AOL said it will acquire Bebo, a social Web site, for $850 million.
Links: USA, Internet, M&A     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2008 Mar 13
The US House Republicans’ campaign committee said it is missing several hundred thousand dollars, and possibly more, after discovering suspected fraudulent activity by former treasurer Christopher Ward, who was dismissed on Jan 28.
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2008 Mar 13
The Florida Senate passed a bill that could mean suspensions for students with droopy britches. Orlando Sen. Gary Siplin, a Democrat, has said the fashion statement has a back-story -- it was made popular by rap artists after first appearing among prison inmates as a signal they were looking for sex.
Links: USA, Sex, Florida, Fashion     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2009 Mar 13
Dozens of popular tourist beaches on Australia's northeast coast were declared a disaster zone, with their once-pristine sands fouled by a massive oil and chemical slick. Queensland state's marine safety authority said up to 100 tons of fuel, 250,000 liters, were now believed to have spilled from the Hong Kong-flagged ship Pacific Adventurer amid cyclonic conditions on March 11.
Links: Australia, Oil, Environment     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2009 Mar 13
Thousands of people across Britain took part in events for Red Nose Day, with money going towards helping the disadvantaged in Africa and Britain.
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2009 Mar 13
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Beijing is willing to hold talks with the Dalai Lama if Tibet's exiled spiritual leader abandons his separatist cause, as he defended his government's hard-line policies toward the region.
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2009 Mar 13
In Greece dozens of youths carrying sledgehammers and iron bars smashed cars, banks and storefronts in an upscale district of central Athens. Leaflets identified the attackers as members of local anarchist groups. A similar attack also occurred in the northern city of Thessaloniki, leaving three banks damaged.
Links: Greece, Mad Crowd     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
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2009 Mar 13
Japan said it could shoot down any threatening object falling toward its territory, after North Korea said a planned rocket launch would send it across Japanese territory.
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2009 Mar 13
Pakistani officials appealed to the opposition to join talks aimed at resolving the country's political crisis, even as police stepped up a crackdown on activists trying to reach the capital for a planned anti-government protest.
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2009 Mar 13
Russia’s Kontinental Management said it has closed for good its Baikal Pulp and Paper Mill, located on the southern edge of Lake Baikal. It halted production in October. The plant has polluted the world's largest freshwater lake with chemical effluent for decades.
Links: Russia, Environment, Siberia     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2009 Mar 13
A spokeswoman for Doctors Without Borders says 35 of its foreign staff are leaving Darfur after the abduction of three colleagues.
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2009 Mar 13
The Swiss government said it would cooperate on cases of international tax evasion, breaking with a long-standing tradition of protecting wealthy foreigners accused of hiding billions of dollars in the Alpine nation.
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2009 Mar 13
In Uganda a building collapsed in the capital, Kampala, when nearby construction loosened the foundation. At least five people were killed and dozens remained trapped under the rubble.
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2009 Mar 13
In Burundi an albino man was murdered and dismembered overnight by suspected smugglers with links to Tanzanian witch doctors, the fourth such case in a month in the central African nation.
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2009 Mar 13
Tristan Anderson (38) of Oakland, Calif., was wounded in the West Bank village of Naalin, during a protest against Israel's separation barrier. He remained in serious condition after undergoing surgery.
Links: Israel, Palestine, SF Bay Area     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2009 Mar 13
In Bangladesh a fire at Dhaka’s 22-story Bashundhara City mall killed at least 7 people as helicopters plucked survivors from the roof.
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2009 Mar 13
In Thailand suspected Muslim militants killed 3 soldiers in an ambush in southern Narathiwat province.
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2009 Mar 13
The Obama administration dropped the use of the term “enemy combatant” for suspected terrorists detained at Guantanamo Bay and slightly modified the legal standard used to justify their continued imprisonment.
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2009 Mar 13
California said it faced a new $8 billion shortfall by July 2010 due to declining tax revenues.
Links: USA, California, Economics     Click to see the source(s) for this event 
 
2009 Mar 13
In Kyrgyzstan Medet Sadyrkulov, a key opposition figure to Pres. Bakiyev, was killed in an alleged car crash that left him and 2 passengers burned beyond recognition.
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2009 Mar 13
Alan W. Livingston (91), the music executive who created Bozo the Clown and signed the Beatles during his tenure as president of Capitol Records, died ion Beverly Hills. He came up with the Bozo the Clown character for the 1946 album "Bozo at the Circus," which became a hit and spawned a cottage industry of merchandise and the television series featuring the wing-haired clown.
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2009 Mar 13
In southern Nigeria an attack took place on Chevron Nigeria Limited’s 16-inch Makaraba-Utonana pipeline. The attack forced Chevron cut its crude oil production by 11,500 barrels per day.
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