Wikinews Shorts: May 14, 2009

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Wikinews Shorts: May 14, 2009

A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, May 14, 2009. Two travelers returning from Mexico to Thailand tested positive for the H1N1 swine influenza on Tuesday. According to Thailand’s health minister, this marks the first case of Southeast Asia. On Wednesday, Chinese Ministry of Health officials reported a man had the disease. Currently, the officials […]

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Dairy cattle with names produce more milk, according to new study

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Dairy cattle with names produce more milk, according to new study

Thursday, January 29, 2009 Giving a cow a name and treating her as an individual with “more personal touch” can increase milk production, so says a scientific research published in the online “Anthrozoos,” which is described as a “multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals”. The Newcastle University‘s School of Agriculture, Food and […]

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Living with HIV during COVID-19: Wikinews talks to HIV-positive sex workers about how pandemic has affected their lives

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Living with HIV during COVID-19: Wikinews talks to HIV-positive sex workers about how pandemic has affected their lives

November 18th, 2020 by Admin

This article requires pre-publication review by an uninvolved reviewer (one not substantially involved in writing the article). Note, only qualified reviewers may do this and publish articles. This right requires experience with Wikinews policies and procedures. To request the right, apply here.Reviewers, please use Easy Peer Review per these instructions. -Article last amended: Oct 18 […]

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13 schools torched in southern Thailand

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13 schools torched in southern Thailand

November 4th, 2020 by Admin

Thursday, June 14, 2007 In an apparent coordinated attack, 13 schools were set ablaze late yesterday in southern Thailand, an escalation of violence that authorities are blaming on Muslim insurgents. The 13 schools were burned in Pattani and Yala, two of the three restive, Muslim-majority Thai provinces on the border of Malaysia. On Monday in […]

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Personal Injury Compensation Simpler Using Knowledgeable Lawyers

November 2nd, 2020 by Admin

See More About: Workplace Info Submitted by: Harvey Brown Getting an accident lawyer might be really beneficial whilst you are recouping from injuries, nevertheless selecting the suitable personal injury lawyer could be really hard. Employing the best lawyer can be the distinction between succeeding in a personal injury legal proceeding and getting out empty handed. […]

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

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Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

October 29th, 2020 by Admin

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, […]

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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

October 29th, 2020 by Admin

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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Vestas protesters sacked with immediate effect

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Vestas protesters sacked with immediate effect

October 26th, 2020 by Admin

Thursday, July 30, 2009 Eleven of the 25 workers at the Vestas factory in Newport, Isle of Wight, England who have been carrying out a sit-in since Monday July 20 have been sacked with immediate effect. According to one of the protesters known as “Mike”, the occupiers were given their dismissal notices concealed under slices […]

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US army gives medical assistance to Iraq school

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US army gives medical assistance to Iraq school

October 26th, 2020 by Admin

Wednesday, December 22, 2004 BAGHDAD —According to Defend America, US Department of Defense News website, USsoldiers members of the 256th Brigade Combat Team, the 199th Forward Support Battalion (FSB), with several units from Camp Liberty (18th Military Police Brigade, 16th MP Brigade, 617th MP Brigade, 307th Psychological Operations Battalion, and the Iraqi Highway Patrol) provided […]

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Telstra becomes the first in the world to switch to HSPA+ wireless Internet technology

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Telstra becomes the first in the world to switch to HSPA+ wireless Internet technology

October 16th, 2020 by Admin

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 On Monday, Australian telecommunications company Telstra has introduced dual carrier HSPA+ standard for broadband Internet business customers in the Next G network. This is the first time this technology is being introduced on national scale. The bandwidths the users can deploy increased into two to three times, with Telstra becoming the […]

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