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BT Global Services to double US revenues and cut costs

Friday, September 15, 2006 BT Global Services this week laid out its vision for the next three years: its revenues to double in the USA, Japan, India and China, and £400m of annual savings, achieved through offshoring and slashing its […]

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans graduate students

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list.Tuesday, September 13, 2005 NAICU has created a list of colleges and universities accepting and/or offering assistance to displace faculty members. [1]Wednesday, September 7, 2005 This list is taken […]

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Tom Cruise orders €14,500 takeaway meal

Tuesday, August 2, 2005 Tom Cruise this week took the delivery service to a whole new level. Celebrating his 43rd birthday with numerous guests at a party in the USA, Cruise decided to call up his three favorite chefs, all […]

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New Zealand diplomats: Fiat using Maori haka in television ad is insensitive

Tuesday, July 4, 2006 Italian car company, Fiat, has used the haka to advertise its new car and New Zealand diplomats says it is culturally insensitive. The ads have gone to air in Italy and are viewable on their website. […]

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Wikinews discusses the H1N1 pandemic with the CDC

Friday, November 6, 2009 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a US government agency. In an interview with Wikinews, Jeff Dimond, a member of the Division of Media Relations for the CDC, answered a few question regarding […]

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Controversial melatonin supplements confirmed as sleep aid

Tuesday, March 1, 2005 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA — An analysis of melatonin studies has upheld the controversial supplement’s effectiveness as a sleep aid. The analysis, which included 17 peer-reviewed scientific papers, was aimed at determining whether supplements of the hormone […]

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European Union to fund scheme to reduce aircraft emissions and noise pollution

Wednesday, June 13, 2007 The European Union (EU) has announced plans to fund a private-public scheme dubbed “Clean Sky” to reduce aircraft emissions and noise pollution in European aircraft. Officials claim that the project will have large-scale economic benefits, will […]

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US researchers find a large asteroid held together by forces other than gravity

Saturday, August 16, 2014 A team of researchers from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has confirmed that near-Earth asteroid (29075) 1950 DA is primarily held together by van der Waals forces rather than gravity. They have shown that the rotation […]

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Indigenous Australians told to “wash for fuel”

Thursday, December 9, 2004 MULAN, WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Under a draft plan of the Australian Federal Government’s “mutual obligation” agreements, members of the Aboriginal community Mulan in Western Australia will be obliged to ensure that homes and yards are clean, […]

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International AIDS conference begins in Toronto

Sunday, August 13, 2006 Twenty-four thousand delegates from over 132 countries are expected to attend the 16th International AIDS Conference in Toronto this week Delegates include scientists, politicians, health care workers, government and non-governmental officials, people with AIDS and celebrities. […]

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