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A compilation of brief news reports for Thursday, August 13, 2009. Contents 1 Paris suffers second night of violence 2 No concrete progress but North American leaders express solidarity 3 Mexican federal police foil plot to assassinate President Calderón 4 Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to another three years of house arrest 5 Four Rio Tinto employees formally arrested for bribery 6 Michael Jackson to be the star one last time The French capital Paris has seen a second night of violence by demonstrators, who have blamed police for the death of a motorcyclist on Sunday. On Sunday night youths in the eastern suburb of Bagnolet, set 29 vehicles alight and threw stones and petrol bombs at police. Monday night was “relatively calm” according to Samira Amrouche, spokeswoman for the regional administration, the authorities having depolyed 40 vans of riot police only 8 vehicles were burnt. The motorcyclist, a pizza deliveryman,…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009 The nuclear reactor at Chalk River, Ontario in Canada was shut down on Thursday, May 14 by the Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) due to a leak of heavy water. Government officials say that by Saturday the demand for medical isotopes will no longer be met, due to the shortage caused by the closure. Medical isotopes are used in diagnostic procedures for cancer, heart disease and other medical conditions. When radioactive isotopes are injected into the body, radiologists can view higher radiation via medical imaging, enabling them to make a more accurate diagnosis. Estimates suggest that the reactor will be shut down for approximately one month for repairs. The Chalk River Laboratories produce 33% of the international supply of medical isotopes. Lisa Raitt, Natural Resources Minister said, “A secure supply of medical isotopes is not only an issue for Canada, it is an international issue…

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Click Here To Know More About: Container Storage Sunshine Coast Mill Size Baler – The Ideal Cardboard Baler For Significant Waste Amounts. by Trent Rodersheimer Legislation requires that all organizations must demonstrate they implement a good Pre-Treatment of Waste Programme. Basically, Pre-Treatment of Waste requires that you sort your waste before disposal. You should sort your waste and remove everything which can be recycled. The waste which is not recyclable can also be reduced in its volume and then sent to landfill. organizations are subject to ever-increasing taxes on volumes of waste going to landfill. For most businesses it will not be cost efficient to have a Mill Size Baler. The expense of a Mill Size Baler is habitually much higher than smaller balers. For most businesses a small to medium baler will be adequate. Usually, you will bale your cardboard and you can expect Complimentary Bale Collections at the…

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This exclusive interview features first-hand journalism by a Wikinews reporter. See the collaboration page for more details. Friday, November 3, 2006 On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Beaches—East York (Ward 32). Four candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for an interview. This ward’s candidates include Donna Braniff, Alan Burke, Sandra Bussin (incumbent), William Gallos, John Greer, John Lewis, Erica Maier, Luca Mele, and Matt Williams. For more information on the election, read Toronto municipal election, 2006. Contents 1 Sandra Bussin (incumbent) 2 William Gallos 3 Erica Maier 4 Luca Mele Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Canada%27s_Beaches—East_York_(Ward_32)_city_council_candidates_speak&oldid=2584822”

Monday, June 7, 2010 Access to search engine Google has been limited and most of Google’s online services cannot be accessed in Turkey. The access limitation happened due to the blocking of an IP set that belongs to Google. These IP addresses were shared between YouTube and other Google services. The Turkish news site Hürriyet Daily News reports that Turkey’s Telecommunications Communication Presidency (TCP) (a government agency that manages Turkish ISPs) indefinitely shut off access to several Google services. The shut-off came after the banning of YouTube for alleged insults against Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. TCP released an official statement Friday, saying it had blocked access to some Google IP addresses “because of legal reasons”. Under Turkish law, it is an offence to “insult Turkishness.” Softpedia states that the limited access to Google could be a result of the government trying to block specific DNS addresses that relate…

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Saturday, January 19, 2008 George W. Bush, the president of the United States has suggested an economic growth package that could be worth almost 1% of the United States’ GDP (the US GDP is appoximately US$15 trillion). The package is expected to come in the form of tax cuts. In a speech which took place yesterday Mr.Bush said that the economy is an area of “real concern,” to the US government. He added that the US “economy is still creating jobs, though at a reduced pace.” Democrats want the tax refunds to cover payroll taxes paid by lower-income groups and be combined with more unemployment benefits, food stamps and federal aid to states. It warned against bundling proposals to make Bush’s first term tax cuts permanent with the stimulus package, and the Bush administration has separated the two in this proposal. When announcing the proposal George Bush said that “as…

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Friday, February 6, 2009 United States swimmer Michael Phelps has been banned from competition and his training stipend revoked for three months by USA Swimming after Phelps was photographed smoking from a glass pipe, often used for smoking cannabis. The picture was published last Sunday by British tabloid News of the World. USA Swimming, which is the governing body of swimming in the United States, however said that no “anti-doping” rules had been violated. “This is not a situation where any anti-doping rule was violated, but we decided to send a strong message to Michael because he disappointed so many people, particularly the hundreds of thousands of USA Swimming member kids who look up to him as a role model and a hero,” it stated. “Michael has voluntarily accepted this reprimand and has committed to earn back our trust.” HAVE YOUR SAY Should Phelps have been punished at all? If…

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Friday, April 23, 2010 Ben Shephard has announced his departure from GMTV, the current television breakfast programme on ITV in the United Kingdom, having been a presenter on the programme for ten years. His current contract ends in April 2010, but he is expected to leave by the end of the Summer of 2010, according to the Press Association. Initially, Shephard only presented an entertainment section of the television programme before being given a promotion to the sofa in 2005. He is the third presenter to leave GMTV within the last year, after the departures of Fiona Phillips and Penny Smith. According to a statement released from Ben Shephard’s agent: “Ben’s two-year contract with GMTV is up at the end of April. Earlier this year, his management made it clear that he would not be renewing it, but would be happy to stay on temporarily during this transitional period. Ben…

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Friday, July 16, 2010 A magnitude 3.6 earthquake occurred on Friday near Washington, D.C., capital of the United States. Initial reports state that the quake shook windows on buildings in the area, including the White House, but did not cause any major damage. According to the United States Geological Survey, the tremor occurred 05:04 a.m. local time, at a depth of 5 kilometers (3.1 miles). The epicenter was located 2 kilometers at the southeast of Germantown, Maryland; 4 kilometers at the northwest of Gaithersburg, Maryland; 5 kilometers at the southwest of Montgomery Village, Maryland; 34 kilometers at the northwest of Arlington, Virginia; and 35 kilometers at the northwest of Washington, D.C. The earthquake is the largest to strike within 50 kilometers (31 miles) of the capital in the 35 years that seismographic recordings have been taken. The previous strongest tremor in the area was a 2.6 magnitude tremor in 1990.…

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