Monthly Archives: April 2019

The Wii, Nintendo’s next generation console, launches in North America

Sunday, November 19, 2006 Nintendo has released its newest video game console in North America. Known as the Wii, the system and games have an MSRP of US$249.99 and US$49.99 respectively. The North American release is to be followed by … Continue reading

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North American roads suffer from dramatic thaws and freezes

Monday, January 8, 2007 Major city roads across North America are suffering from an early surge in potholes due to the dramatic freezes and thaws this month, some several feet across and inches deep. The potholes are caused by water … Continue reading

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3000 homeless after fire breaks out in Chad refugee camp

Sunday, April 13, 2008 A fire broke out in a refugee camp in eastern Chad Friday, leaving 3,000 people homeless and injuring 10, according to the United Nations (UN) refugee agency United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Refugees have … Continue reading

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Polish President Lech Kaczy?ski dies as his plane crashes in Russia

Saturday, April 10, 2010 Polish President Lech Kaczy?ski, travelling with 95 other people, died when his plane crashed in Russia. Officials say the crash, which occurred when the plane was approaching a Russian airport on Saturday, was due to dense … Continue reading

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USPTO partially confirms validity of Amazon “1-click patent”

Tuesday, October 9, 2007 Today, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued an office action, which confirmed the patentability of claims 6 to 10 of the Amazon 1-Click patent, US 5,960,411. The patent examiner, however, rejected claims 1 … Continue reading

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FDA issues proposed rules requiring calorie content on menus

Sunday, April 3, 2011 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued proposed calorie labeling rules requiring most retail food vendors to display the calorie counts in items on their menus and menu boards. The proposed rules, issued Friday … Continue reading

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Sunflower oil saves at-risk newborns from infection

Saturday, March 5, 2005Simply massaging low birth weight babies with sunflower seed oil can protect them from potentially fatal infections. Infections and complications from preterm birth cause more than half of all neonatal deaths, and very low birth weight babies … Continue reading

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Helpful Tips For Hiring A Car Accident Attorney

Click Here For More Specific Information On: Mercedes Benz Service Sydney byAlma Abell Car accidents are never easy to deal with, no matter who is at fault. They can be especially problematic when you are seriously injured because of the … Continue reading

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Serbia wins Eurovision Song Contest 2007

Saturday, May 12, 2007 Serbia’s entry, Molitva (A Prayer), performed by 23-year-old Marija Ĺ erifovi?, has won the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki, Finland, with a score of 268 points. Second place was claimed by the Ukrainian drag queen Verka … Continue reading

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