Australian refugee contractor accused of breaching its duty of care

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Australian refugee contractor accused of breaching its duty of care

Friday, December 30, 2005 Contents 1 Richard Niyonsaba 2 Denial of food 3 Background and Criticisms 4 Sources The Australian Centre for Languages, a company which has a multi-million dollar contract with the Australian government to provide refugee services, has been accused of breaching its duty of care following the death of a chronically ill […]

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California’s violent video game ban law ruled unconstitutional by US Court of Appeals

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California’s violent video game ban law ruled unconstitutional by US Court of Appeals

Sunday, February 22, 2009 A U.S. Court of Appeals on Friday has declared unconstitutional California Assembly Bills 1792 & 1793, the California “ultraviolent video games law” that sought to ban the sale or rental of violent video games to minors. Federal judge Consuelo M. Callahan has ruled that the 2005 statewide ban, which has yet […]

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Genetic link to migraines discovered by researchers

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Genetic link to migraines discovered by researchers

May 27th, 2019 by Adv59L

Monday, September 27, 2010 New research published in the journal Nature Medicine has shown a link between a faulty gene and migraines. Scientists hope that this discovery will lead to improved pain management treatments for sufferers, with possible benefits for pain treatment generally. The breakthrough involves a gene known as TRESK, thought to control the […]

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Category:Queensland

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Category:Queensland

May 26th, 2019 by Adv59L

This is the category for Queensland, an Australian state. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 30 August 2018: Brisbane, Australia Magistrates Court charges two cotton farmers with $20m fraud 10 August 2018: New South Wales, Australia government says entire state in winter 2018 drought 9 April 2018: Woolworths, Australia moves single-use plastic bags […]

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New Jersey’s State Supreme Court says gay couples have same rights as heterosexual couples

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New Jersey’s State Supreme Court says gay couples have same rights as heterosexual couples

May 26th, 2019 by Adv59L

Wednesday, October 25, 2006 The New Jersey Supreme Court has handed down its verdict in Lewis v. Harris. The details are: homosexual couples are entitled to the same rights and privileges as heterosexual couples, but also said that totally legalizing gay marriages in the state will be up to the New Jersey Legislature who have […]

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Deadly illegal sexual enhancement products appear on the Singaporean market

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Deadly illegal sexual enhancement products appear on the Singaporean market

May 26th, 2019 by Adv59L

Friday, April 11, 2008 New ‘deadly’ sexual enhancement products have been found in Singaporean markets and can cause serious side effects on users. The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) announced the presence of the illegal drugs, known as Power 1 Walnut, Santi bovine penis erecting capsule, Zhong Hua Niu Bian and fake Cialis, which have been […]

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Caribou plays the Bowery Ballroom

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Caribou plays the Bowery Ballroom

May 24th, 2019 by Adv59L

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 Daniel Snaith, better known as Caribou, formerly known as Manitoba until a lawsuit by musician Richard “Handsome Dick” Manitoba, recently played New York City‘s Bowery Ballroom. Below is Wikinews reporter David Shankbone’s conversation with the electronica pioneer. David Shankbone: How is the tour going? Caribou: It’s been really good so far. […]

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Many still believe myths associated with cancer, reports American Cancer Society study

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Many still believe myths associated with cancer, reports American Cancer Society study

May 24th, 2019 by Adv59L

Wednesday, June 29, 2005 A recent survey conducted by the American Cancer Society has turned up some surprising results: Americans generally hold false beliefs about the nature of cancer and its treatment, even though many believe they are well informed. Health experts say this ignorance could be dangerous: People may be making poor health decisions […]

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Global markets surge in value

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Global markets surge in value

May 23rd, 2019 by Adv59L

Monday, October 13, 2008 Markets worldwide have surged in value following efforts by governments to ease the effect of the ongoing financial crisis, which has recently caused a massive decline in the value of stock markets. On Sunday, the fifteen countries from the Eurogroup – that is, those countries which use the euro as official […]

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France to ban smoking in public places

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France to ban smoking in public places

May 19th, 2019 by Adv59L

Monday, October 9, 2006 France is to ban smoking in all public places in February 2007, the French prime minister, Dominique de Villepin has announced. However cafés, nightclubs and restaurants will not be required to comply until January 2008. An offence would result in a fine of 75 euros for the person(s) responsible and 150 […]

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