Fresh pictures of Castro and Chavez shown in Cuban media

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Fresh pictures of Castro and Chavez shown in Cuban media

Monday, August 14, 2006 An additional round of new photos of a recuperating Fidel Castro have been published in the Cuban media. There has been international speculation on the state of the Cuban leader’s health since he temporarily relinquished power two weeks ago prior to undergoing intestinal surgery. Castro had not been seen in those […]

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Norwegian scientist published fake findings in Lancet

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Norwegian scientist published fake findings in Lancet

Tuesday, January 17, 2006 According to Norwegian and British newspaper sources, Jon Sudbø, a cancer researcher at the Norwegian Radium Hospital, fabricated at least 900 patient records in his research on NSAID drugs published in October of 2005 (PMID 16226613). According to the now-discredited research, the class of drugs, commonly used for pain management, was […]

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SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station

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SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule docks with International Space Station

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 On Sunday, the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule successfully docked with the International Space Station in orbit around the Earth. Although the Crew Dragon was carrying only cargo and a mannequin equipped with sensors, this was the first time since the retirement of the space shuttles in 2011 a United States spacecraft […]

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Forest preservation plan debated at climate talks

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Forest preservation plan debated at climate talks

March 19th, 2019 by

Saturday, December 8, 2007 Delegates at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Indonesia are wrestling with a proposal that would allow developing nations to earn billions of dollars through carbon trading by leaving idle forests such as those in Borneo, the Amazon and Congo basins. The news comes on the same day that it […]

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Meteorites in Morocco found to be from Mars

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Meteorites in Morocco found to be from Mars

March 18th, 2019 by

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Meteorites that fell to Earth during a meteor shower in July of 2011 have been confirmed to be from Mars. The rocks, discovered in Morocco, were likely ejected off the surface of the planet during an ancient asteroid impact. This is believed to be the fifth time in history that people […]

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What Are The Benefits Of Paper Shredding?

March 18th, 2019 by

Read An Opinion On: Brisbane Land Data Core Logic byadmin Both people and companies have fallen victim to ID theft and scams due to loss of information that an individual used off a stolen document. An organization must take great care within the way they destroy documents that have information on them to protect their […]

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News briefs:June 8, 2010

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News briefs:June 8, 2010

March 17th, 2019 by

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide.

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Report urges Kenya to ban plastic bags

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Report urges Kenya to ban plastic bags

March 16th, 2019 by

Wednesday, March 9, 2005File:Plastic bag stock sized.jpg They are cheap, useful, and very plentiful, and that is exactly the problem, according to researchers. A report issued on Feb. 23 by a cadre of environment and economics researchers suggested that Kenya should ban the common plastic bag that one gets at the checkout counter of grocery […]

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Athletes prepare for 2012 Summer Paralympics at the Paralympic Fitness Centre

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Athletes prepare for 2012 Summer Paralympics at the Paralympic Fitness Centre

March 14th, 2019 by

Monday, August 27, 2012 London, England — As Paralympians ready for the Games which are set to open later this week, they have access to a world class fitness center inside the Paralympic Village which is designed to maximise their pre-Game preparations. According to volunteers staffing the center, instead of being a single large room, […]

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Wikinews interviews specialists on China, Iran, Russia support for al-Assad

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Wikinews interviews specialists on China, Iran, Russia support for al-Assad

March 14th, 2019 by

Monday, September 23, 2013 Over the past week, diplomatic actions have averted — or, at least delayed — military strikes on Syria by the United States. Wikinews sought input from a range of international experts on the situation; and, the tensions caused by Russia’s support for the al-Assad regime despite its apparent use of chemical […]

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