Interview with Derek Begley, Regional Council candidate for Wards 9 & 10 in Brampton, Canada

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 The upcoming 2006 Brampton municipal election, to be held November 13, features an array of candidates looking to represent their wards in city council or the council of the Peel Region. Wikinews contributor Nick Moreau contacted many of the candidates, including Derek Begley, asking them to answer common questions sent in […]

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Road accidents, suicide, pregnancy and violence among top killers of world’s youth

Saturday, September 12, 2009 A World Health Organisation study published in The Lancet has revealed the main causes of death for people aged 10–24. It has described the majority of these deaths as preventable and suggested solutions to the problems. 97% of the 2.6 million fatalities annually occur in low- and middle-income countries. The age […]

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Two bomb blasts kill at least 17 in Istanbul, Turkey

Monday, July 28, 2008 Two bombs detonated in the Güngören district of Istanbul, Turkey Sunday evening, killing at least 17 people and wounding over 150. The neighborhood targeted is mainly residential, and the victims were civilians. At least five of those killed were children, according to local officials. This bombing was the worst terrorist attack […]

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US unemployment rate reaches 9.8%

Friday, October 2, 2009 Companies in the United States are shedding more jobs, pushing the country’s unemployment rate to a 26-year high of 9.8%. The US Labor Department said on Friday that employers cut 263,000 jobs in September, with companies in the service industries — including banks, restaurants and retailers — hit especially hard. This […]

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Researchers discover high temperature enables more efficient hydrogen generation

Sunday, November 28, 2004 A more efficient way to produce useable hydrogen has been demonstrated by researchers. It uses very high-temperature electrolysis to separate hydrogen from water, so that hydrogen may be used for energy production. Electrolysis is one method by which laboratories and factories produce hydrogen. An electrical current is passed through water, breaking […]

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Importance Of Public Liability Insurance For Small Businesses

Click Here To Know More About: Termination Payments Australia Importance of Public Liability Insurance for Small Businesses by Keystone Small businesses are more prone to risks of large financial liability. These may come in the form of litigation for not meeting the standards in the product/service as promised; employees\’ claim compensation for the bodily injury […]

Women in South Africa advancing in fields of science and technology

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology in South Africa, publicized results of a study on Tuesday on the role of women in the fields of science and technology in the country. Though women only make up thirty-three percent of publishing scientists in the country, their numbers have increased in recent […]

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