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Beijing Says Food Safe for Olympic Athletes, Tourists
...ety measures are being put in place for the Games, city
officials said. International alarm over Chinese food exports has been building for weeks amid reports of toxic produce endangering lives in the United States and other countries. China's own food inspectors announced last week that a six-month ...
Robbie Donates 1.5 Million Pounds to Help His Native People Beat Addiction
...drug and alcohol addicted young people in his home city
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. The Grammy Award-nominated singer who himself has battled drug addiction, insisted that he was 'glad' that he could help his native people. "I'm glad the little help I give can raise the profile of things like this," the M...
Smashing Times for Stressed Spaniards
...Alcala boulevard while allowing eight stressed out city
residents to let off steam. "That's got to be worth 15 years' therapy," says jobless Jorge afterwards. The unemployed 26-year-old was a little reserved to begin with, letting on only that he felt "very stressed" amid issues such as "hair loss and...
In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash
...-farming factories. Gold farmers in the northern city
of Harbin work eight to 12 hours a shift to rack i...r that they earn around 1,600 yuan a month -- in a city
where per capita monthly disposable income was less than 1,000 yuan in 2006. However, the governme...
Pfizer Says Nigerian Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Hear Drug Case
...dren at a field hospital during an epidemic in the city
of meningitis, measles and cholera. Of the 200 children affected, 11 died while many more -- reportedly 181 -- suffered from deafness, paralysis, brain damage and blindness, according to the allegations. Pfizer denies the charges. The Nigerian fe...
Will Seven Be the Lucky Number for Las Vegas Newlyweds?
...nds of newlyweds-to-be will descend on this desert city
to gamble that the lucky number holds the key to ...ng the schedule at the 40 or so chapels across the city
that offer bargain-basement, legally-binding weddings. Never slow to spot a marketing opportunity,...
New York, the City That Roars 24/7, is Forced to Quiet Down
...r on the effects of noise on humans who helped the city
develop the new code, told AFP. Bronzaft has adv...who pushed for the new regulations approved by the city
council in 2005. She warned that noise can cause health problems that range from hearing loss to p...
Dinner Guest Recover Bodies in Freezer
... group of friends Tuesday at the man's home in the city
of Verviers, 78 miles east of Brussels, and discov...er for several weeks. Christine Wilwerth of the city
prosecutor's office said the suspect acknowledged that a domestic quarrel had escalated and his wife...
NHSs Golden Handshake Shocks People
...ble for the payment of redundancy benefits." The city
MP Stewart Jackson said: "I'm surprised and disappointed that such a large sum of money has been paid out to one individual. The Strategic Health Authority has some tough questions to answer. This is a consequence of a botched re-organization, and en...
Dozens More H5N1 Bird Flu Cases in Germany
...when it struck down six wild birds in the southern city
of Nuremberg in Bavaria. On Tuesday, a bird found on the other side of the lake at Kelbra in the state of Thueringen was confirmed to have had H5N1 bird flu. Cases have also been reported near Leipzig in the neighbouring eastern state of Saxony, ...
SKorean Online Dogmeat Retailer Closes Site Amid Uproar
...te along with Ko Se-Hoon, who sells dogmeat in the city
of Seongnam south of Seoul. Online messages to the Seongnam city
government's website pressed officials to stop the online sale of dogmeat. The business, which opene...
Protestors Strip, Don Horns Against Spain's Running of the Bulls
...ase of bulls every morning into the streets of the city
in northeast Spain. Daredevil revellers, including many foreigners, run ahead of the stampeding bulls as they are herded down the narrow streets towards the city's bull ring. Runners are sometimes caught and either gored or trampled by the runnin...
Chinese Mayor Urges Residents to Stop Buying Cars
...ate media reported Friday. The booming southern city
of Shenzhen, just across from the border from Hong...th 136 billion dollars, the highest of any Chinese city
for the 14th straight year, according to official figures. Many cities across China are experienci...
Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring
...wer cost, especially in rural areas. For a large city
like Columbus, Ohio, the savings could add up to t...ow connects most loop detector stations inside the city
limits. So the city
has virtually unlimited bandwidth to capture data from the most congested areas....
Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids
...uncil now has decided it could replace some of the city
cars with bicycles. "There has really been a mindset that has changed toward active living, eating smart, playing hard," Curtatone said....
Tobacco Firm's Research Funds Spark Protest in SKorea
...onnam National University Hospital in the southern city
of Gwangju. The three hospitals have recruited about 540 people for clinical tests, he said, adding they would receive a total of one billion won (1.08 million dollars) from the US company for the research. Jang said the "basic research" aimed at...
Taj Mahal, Symbol of Love - New Seven Wonders of the World
...n ruins of Machu Picchu in Peru, the ancient Mayan city
of Chichn Itz in Mexico and the Colosseum in Rome, besides the Taj. The Great Pyramid of Giza has been included in the list as an Honorary Candidate as it symbolizes Immortality and Eternity. New7Wonders Foundation President and Founder, Swiss fi...
Violence at Croatian Gay Pride March
... as many police as they made their way through the city
centre, jeered and taunted by around 20 youths. The leaders of the city's gay and lesbian association said they faced rejection, discrimination, job dismissals and physical assault in Croatia, whose population of 4.4 million is nearly 90 percent Ro...
Vegas Couples Hope Sevens Will Be Lucky Wedding Day
...d. Couples tied the knot in chapels all over the city
Saturday, eager to enjoy a 7/7/07 wedding date. "This is a historic day in Las Vegas," David Foote, owner of the Little Chapel of the Flowers, told the couple. "If you were one of the many people who stood in line for a marriage license yesterday...
Cancer Patients in New South Wales to Receive Advanced Image Guided Radiation Therapy Treatments
...ovided by Elekta, Coffs Harbour has evolved from a city
without radiotherapy to a city
with the highest quality radiotherapy in the region and our Port Macquarie centre also will start so...
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