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NASA spacecraft to begin collecting data on Mercury

Monday, January 14, 2008 Today, NASA’s spacecraft MESSENGER, or the MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging spacecraft, is expected to begin its two day mission at about noon (eastern time), of data collecting and photographing of the planet Mercury. It is the first spacecraft to visit the planet in 34 years, since Mariner 10’s […]

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News briefs:August 15, 2006

The time is 17:30 (UTC) on August 15th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs. Contents 1 Headlines 1.1 Tanker spills 1000s of tonnes of crude oil off Nicobar Islands 1.2 Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon develops double pneumonia 1.3 New Zealand Maori Queen dies 1.4 Rae gains support in Canadian Liberal leadership […]

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Some Interesting Facts From The History Of Contact Lenses

Click Here To Know More About: Certification Medical Assistant Training Programs Online By Ashish Jain If you think contact lenses are a recent phenomena, then you are absolutely wrong. History of contact lenses can be traced long back. They are as old as the sixteenth century. The present day contact lenses have been the efforts […]

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Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal delayed further

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, October 2, 2006 “Court date […]

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New South Wales government announces ‘Bradfield’ as name for third city of Greater Sydney

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Yesterday, the state government of New South Wales (NSW), Australia announced “Bradfield” as the name for the planned third city in Greater Sydney. Bradfield is located at west of City of Parramatta and Sydney, in vicinity of the then currently in construction Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport. The city is […]

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Jersey child abuse case ‘was not covered up’

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 Frank Walker, the chief minister of Jersey, a United Kingdom Crown dependency off the coast of Normandy, France, denies that there was a cover up after a child’s remains were found. The allegations of a cover-up stem from statements by Stuart Syvret. Syvret, the former Minister for Health and Social Services […]

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Azerbaijan Real Estate Market Good Prospects

Click Here To Know More About: Pine City Properties Azerbaijan Real Estate Market Good Prospects by Taylor White Azerbaijan legally called the Republic of Azerbaijan is amongst the six separate Turkic states inside Eurasia s Caucasus vicinity. The country is positioned within the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Azerbaijan is actually bounded with […]

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Former Scottish Conservatives leader Annabel Goldie to stand down as MSP

Friday, June 26, 2015 Annabel Goldie, Scottish Conservative Party leader from 2005 to 2011, has announced she will stand down as an MSP at the next elections in 2016. Goldie, who has been an MSP for the West Scotland (previously West of Scotland) electoral region since the Scottish Parliament’s formation in 1999, said she intends […]

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Relief efforts continue Over 116,000 are reported dead in the coastal areas of Sri Lanka, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and other regions. As international aid begins to flow to the region, casualties caused by outbreaks of cholera, typhoid and related diseases, as well as by increasingly unsanitary conditions, threatens to push the death toll even […]

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French workers use threats in compensation demand

Friday, July 17, 2009Following similar threats by workers at New Fabris and Nortel, workers at JLG in Tonneins, France, threatened to blow up several platform cranes. The JLG factory announced in April 2009 that it will fire 53 of its 163 workers by the end of 2009, while the remaining 110 jobs will not be […]