Kiribati acquires international funding for solar power

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Last Tuesday, AusAID Australia and the World Bank’s Global Environment Fund (GEF) reached an agreement to give the government of Kiribati US$5 million (AU$4,779,000, NZ$5,985,000, €3,885,000) to install solar panels around the country capital, located on the Tarawa atoll. According to Business Desk of the Brunei Times, AusAID promised AU$3.2 million […]

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Canadian trio claim South Pole record for trans-Antarctic trip

Saturday, January 10, 2009 A trio of Canadian trekkers said Friday they completed the fastest unaided on-foot trek using the traditional route from Hercules Inlet on the Ronne Ice Shelf to the South Pole in a record time of 33 days, 23 hours and 30 minutes. Ottawa ultra-runner Ray Zahab, age 39, adventure journalist and […]

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Economic opportunities for women still lagging: World Bank and OECD

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 In a recent study released by the World Bank and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), economic opportunities for women are still lagging behind opportunities for men in the developing world. Improvements have been made in women health and education, according to the study. The study calls for investments […]

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Help For The Diabetic In San Pedro

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BDSM as business: An interview with the owners of a dungeon

Sunday, October 21, 2007 Torture proliferates American headlines today: whether its use is defensible in certain contexts and the morality of the practice. Wikinews reporter David Shankbone was curious about torture in American popular culture. This is the first of a two part series examining the BDSM business. This interview focuses on the owners of […]

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Things You Should Know About Odometer Repair In Arizona

More Detail Here: Komatsu Parts Online Whangarei Buy Komatsu Parts byAlma Abell Although odometer repair in Arizona sounds like a technical procedure, it is fairly simple. Most car owners rush to a repair shop immediately if their odometer breaks down. It might be a faster remedy, especially for car owners without the necessary skill-set to […]

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U.S. Supreme Court overturns Arthur Andersen conviction

Wednesday, June 1, 2005 The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a witness tampering conviction against accounting firm Arthur Andersen LLP for destroying documents related to now-bankrupt energy giant Enron Corp. The verdict virtually put Andersen, once one of the largest accounting firms in the world and the fifth-largest in the United States, out of […]

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2-year-old dies in car in 100ºF heat with windows rolled up

Friday, August 24, 2007 A two-year-old girl was found dead inside a car yesterday in Union Township, Clermont County, Ohio The car was parked outside the Glen Este Middle School with all windows rolled up. High temperatures in the area reached 100ºF (~38ºC). Police said that the girl had been inside the car for hours […]

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California meat packing firm recalls 143M pounds of beef

Sunday, February 17, 2008 I am dismayed at the in-humane handling of cattle that has resulted in the violation of food safety regulations at the Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company. In a press release today, California-based Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co. indicated that it has voluntarily recalled just over 143 million pounds (65 million kilograms) of raw […]

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