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Monday, March 27, 2006 Prince Edward formally closed the XVIII Commonwealth Games last night in a spectacular 4 hour ceremony at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. About 85,000 spectators were in attendance; British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Australian Prime Minister John Howard were also there. Melbourne 2006 Chairman Ron Walker said that the games were “the greatest coalition of Commonwealth nations ever seen….We have all been united by the moment… …Melbourne, we did it!” Commonwealth Games Federation chairmen Mike Fennell; named Indian Shooting competitor Samaresh Jung as the winner of the David Dixon Award, for being the Best Athlete of the 18th Commonwealth Games. Jung won five Gold; one silver and one bronze medal in the Games. Fennell also praised the organisation, crowds, volunteers, transport, and support services as well as the athletic performances and he said that the games had been an “incredible success”. Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Prince_closes_XVIII_Commonwealth_Games&oldid=565144”

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Saturday, October 4, 2008 The U.S. Senate passed a revised bailout bill designed to help the struggling U.S. financial economy, which has measures nearly identical to the bill rejected by the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday. “Senate Democrats and Republicans believe it is essential that we work quickly on this important legislation to restore confidence to our financial system and strengthen the economy,” said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. The new revisions include raising the FDIC insurance cap to $250,000, a move designed to please progressives. However, the $110 billion in tax breaks, earmarks and what has been called pork barrel spending is not offset by any increases in revenues and has added opposition to the bill from some Representatives in the House. Earmarks added into the bailout bill included $192 million in tax rebates for the Virgin Islands rum industry, $148 million in tax cuts for the wool…

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What is the current situation in the NWFP? The Pashtun people are or were renowned for their hospitality. Many westerners commented on it. Some with suspicion NOT willing to believe some people so poor could be so generous. It was almost a character flaw. One could travel with out fear of personal danger as long as you followed local protocols. (I would urge you to read Kiplings “East is East & West is West.” one more time, know this time that it is written about the Pashtun people.) That was the sort of mind set among the people. An ageless paradigm of self satisfaction: This is enshrined in the code of the Pashtuns way of life (see James Spain “The Way of the Pathans”) – called Pashtunwali- in Pashto hospitality is referred to as “maelmastiya”. The Islamic radicalism is in reality nothing but the Taliban movement. As I said earlier…

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Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not a statistically significant sample. If this surgical procedure is as successful in large-scale studies, it may lead the way for the use of robotic surgery in even more delicate procedures, such as heart surgery. Note that this is not a fully automated system, as a human doctor controls the operation via remote control. Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery is a treatment for obesity. There were concerns that doctors, in the future, might only be trained in the remote control procedure. Ronald G. Latimer, M.D., of Santa Barbara, CA, warned “The fact that surgeons may have to…

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More On This Topic: Australia Soccer Jersey Submitted by: Shayla Temple Developing a healthy mindset for losing weight is very simple. Setting up your objectives in order to make a difference in your life is the solution. On the other hand, developing the right mindset is not an instantaneous change because it will always take a lot of effort as well as conscious and constant awareness to apply it successfully. Before setting your objectives for losing your weight, you should ask yourself why you want to lose your weight. What should be your permanent goal? What short-term goals should you create to aid you in getting there? And how do you intend to achieve your goal without messing around? Those are the important questions you have to mull over in order to develop an effective strategy and in order to make a difference in your life. The task of losing…

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18 December 2004 The global war on smoking passed a major milestone on 30 November 2004. On that date, Peru became the 40th country to ratify an international treaty to reduce smoking, thus triggering activation of the treaty in 90 days. According to the World Health Organization‘s World Health Report 2003, tobacco consumption is the single leading preventable cause of death. It prematurely ends the lives of 5 million people a year, a figure which will double by 2020 if current trends are not reversed. Tobacco is the only legal product that causes the death of one half of its regular users, more than many illegal drugs. This means that of the current 1.3 billion smokers, 650 million people will die prematurely due to tobacco. Another way to look at the effect of smoking is to measure the average reduction in life expectancy among smokers. A study published in the…

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Sunday, February 14, 2010 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Four years ago, on February 9, a major Polish newspaper, Gazeta Wyborcza published a report detailing a hoax in Polish Wikipedia entitled Henryk Batuta. The author of the report was Konrad Godlewski; several weeks later, Godlewski began editing Polish Wikipedia. The results of his work include one featured article – pismo chi?skie (Polish for “Chinese character”) – as well as various articles relating to China. During our interview, Godlewski discusses memes, hoaxes, and the Batuta Army – the creators of the hoax his paper reported on. From February this year, a special project on the Polish Wikipedia, BATUTA, saw a makeshift taskforce work on improving the quality of content. BATUTA stands for “Bezwzgl?dna Akcja Troskliwego U?ród?awiania Tysi?cy artyk?ów”, roughly translated as “Ruthless Action…

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More On This Topic: Verge byAlma Abell With all our advances in technology, there are many ways to heat and cool our homes today. The simplest of these are portable devices such as stand alone electric heaters and window based air conditioners. However, as many of the owners of these devices can attest, they are noisy to use and expensive to operate. Plus, they rarely give the room an even temperature like a home based Heating and cooling Greenwood IN system. These home units are typically called an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system in the industry and often called central air or forced air units by everyone else. HVAC’s are typically a two cabinet system. There is a condensing unit outside for the air conditioner and an inside cabinet that houses the furnace and blower. The a/c works by condensing or compressing the refrigerant outside the home and…

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