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December 7, 2008

Child photo causes blockage of Wikipedia article in UK

Child pornography concerns block British internet surfers from accessing an article on Wikipedia, the country's Internet watchdog and Wikipedia said Saturday.

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November 23, 2008

"Happy hour" may be banned in Britain

In an effort to curb drinking, British is considering banning "happy hour" discounts, a spokesperson said Saturday.

Health advocates said that the liver-related deaths are on the rise in young people, according to an Associated Press article.

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November 16, 2008

12 die in a mine in Romania

Eight miners and four emergency workers died in a mine explosion Saturday in southwestern Romania, officials said.

The first of the two explosions killed the miners in Jiu Valley at a depth of 800 feet, the Prime Minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu said, according to an Associated Press article.

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November 9, 2008

New species of gecko discovered

Carried 12,000 miles from a South Pacific island in a Kleenex box, an egg of a new species of gecko was hatched by French Scientists, reported the Associated Press.

October 26, 2008

Scientists create tomato that fights cancer

A genetically engineered purple tomato was found to help prevent cancer in mice, British researches said Sunday.

The tomatoes were engineered to contain nutrients more commonly seen in dark berries, the researchers said in a .

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October 19, 2008

Mobile phones causing facial rashes

Doctors should be on alert for a skin rash caused by mobile phones, said the British Association of Dermatologists said on Thursday, as reported in Reuters' article.

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October 12, 2008

North Korea to resume nuclear disabling

After the United States dropped North Korea from the terrorist list, the country announced Sunday that it would continue disabling its nuclear complexes, reported the Associated Press.

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September 28, 2008

UK military: 3 disks of soldier's data lost

Computer disks that contain data on Royal Air Force personnel went missing, said Britain's Ministry on Sunday.

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September 21, 2008

Nearly 13,000 Chinese children sick from tainted milk

China announced Sunday that the number of infants hospitalized due to tainted milk has greatly increased. Of the 12,892 children, four have died.
The government is doing their best to assure parents that the offending company will face the consequences.

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September 14, 2008

Kim Jong-il falls seriously ill

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-il recently suffered from a stroke but has "recovered enough to brush his own teeth," according to an Associated Press article through CBS2.

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