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News briefs:July 27, 2010

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News briefs:July 27, 2010

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New Zealand dog saves five children; receives international attention

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New Zealand dog saves five children; receives international attention

Saturday, May 5, 2007 A small, “nicely trained” Jack Russell Terrier gave his life to help save a group of five children from two aggressive pitbulls last Sunday in Manaia, Taranaki, New Zealand. The dog named George is being described as a hero, gathering a huge amount of international media interest in the process. The […]

Italian chocolatemaker Ferrero rules out buying UK’s Cadbury

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Italian chocolatemaker Ferrero rules out buying UK’s Cadbury

Tuesday, January 26, 2010 Italian chocolatemaker Ferrero has ruled out making a bid to purchase United Kingdom confectioners Cadbury. The move comes after Cadbury’s board recommended accepting a takeover bid by United States firm Kraft that valued the company at £11.9 billion sterling. Ferrero is best known for its Rocher branded chocolates and the advertisements […]

US intercity passenger train collides with truck, derails

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US intercity passenger train collides with truck, derails

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 An Amtrak passenger train de-railed after hitting a pickup truck in Plant City, Florida, in the United States. The driver of the pickup truck was killed on impact. The crash occurred at a marked railroad crossing inside of an industrial area, according to an Amtrak spokesperson. None of the 133 passengers […]

Mozilla to fix Firefox security hole in patch

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Mozilla to fix Firefox security hole in patch

Saturday, December 10, 2005 The Mozilla Foundation announced today a plan to patch vulnerability in Mozilla Firefox 1.5 in late January or early February 2006. Mike Schroepfer, vice president of engineering of the Mozilla Foundation, states “it’s a low-severity issue, but we will address it anyway.” Packetstorm Security posted that Firefox 1.5, released on November […]

Wikinews interviews Australian Glider Amanda Carter

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Wikinews interviews Australian Glider Amanda Carter

Friday, September 28, 2012 Melbourne, Australia — Monday, following her return from London, Wikinews talked with Amanda Carter, the longest-serving member of Australia’s national wheelchair basketball team (the Gliders). ((Wikinews)) You’re Amanda Carter! Amanda Carter: Yes! ((WN)) And, where were you born? Amanda Carter: I was born in Melbourne. ((WN)) It says here that you […]

Category:June 9, 2010

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Category:June 9, 2010
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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/OH-WY

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/OH-WY
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See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It […]

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Pfizer and Microsoft team up against Viagra spam

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Pfizer and Microsoft team up against Viagra spam
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Sunday, February 13, 2005 New York –”Buy cheap Viagra through us – no prescription required!” Anyone with an active email account will recognize lines like this one. According to some reports, unsolicited advertisements (spam) for Viagra and similar drugs account for one in four spam messages. BACKGROUND Spamming remains one of the biggest problems facing […]

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