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News briefs:May 20, 2010

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British white paper on public health

Wednesday, November 17, 2004 ENGLAND — UK Health Secretary John Reid has proposed widespread legislative and health care changes in a new white paper on public health released Tuesday. Titled “Choosing Health”, the paper details government plans to restrict smoking in public places, limit ‘junk food‘ advertisements to children, make available “lifestyle trainers”, campaign against…

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Abu Musab al-Zarqawi killed in airstrike

Thursday, June 8, 2006 The head of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, has been killed in an air strike on a building north of Baqubah city, according to the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki. “Today [sic] Zarqawi has been terminated,” he said Thursday, and suggested the man the United States had placed a $25…

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News briefs:January 04, 2008

Contents 1 Wikinews News Brief January 04, 2008 23:35 UTC 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Israeli troops kill 9 in Gaza 1.3 Georgian President faces election challenge 1.4 US unemployment hits two-year high 1.5 Israel plans crackdown on West Bank settlement outposts 1.6 Transaven Airlines plane carrying 14 people crashes off Venezuelan coast 1.7 Sportswriter Milt Dunnell…

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Interview with BBC Creative Archive project leader

Thursday, June 22, 2006 The Creative Archive project is a BBC led initiative which aims to make archive audio and video footage available to be freely downloaded, distributed, and ‘remixed’. The project is still in a pilot stage, and is only available to UK residents, but the long-term future of the project could have a…