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Markets dragged down by credit crisis

Friday, August 10, 2007 Global stock markets fell today, in a mass sell-off stemming from the sub-prime mortgage crisis in the United States. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rebounded late in the day after falling more than 250 points, ending the day down about 31 points. The UK’s FTSE-100 index fell 232.90 points to 6038.30,…

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Category:Health

This is the category for Health. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 9 September 2022: Top Thrill Dragster roller coaster in Ohio, US permanently closed following serious accident 6 September 2022: Texas identifies first death involving monkeypox 11 July 2022: Virginia reports suspected monkeypox case 17 May 2022: Bans off Our Bodies protests…

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U.S. Senate passes landmark health care reform bill

Thursday, December 24, 2009 The United States Senate has approved a hard-fought measure to overhaul the health care system. The vote will be followed by the difficult process of reconciling the Senate-passed bill with one approved by the House of Representatives, in order to get a final measure to President Barack Obama. HAVE YOUR SAY…

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Seven bushfires near Perth, Western Australia

Sunday, February 4, 2007 Fourteen houses have been destroyed and another 3 damaged by a bush fire burning in Jarrah forests and farmland near the historical timber town of Dwellingup 70km south east of Perth, Western Australia. The fire has also destroyed approximately 100 power poles, leading to a loss of telecommunication services to the…

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At least fifteen dead after stampede at Mali mosque

Friday, February 26, 2010 According to a government official, at least 26 people were killed in a stampede on Thursday at a historic mosque in the northwestern city of Timbuktu, Mali. “There were 26 killed and 40 wounded,” Oumar Sangare, the Internal Ministry spokesman, told Reuters. However, other news agency reports put the death toll…

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CMHC: housing market in Canada ‘highly vulnerable’

Sunday, October 29, 2017 In a quarterly news release on Thursday, state-owned Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) said Canada’s housing market is highly vulnerable, especially in Toronto and Hamilton in Ontario, Vancouver and Victoria in British Columbia, and Saskatoon in Saskatchewan. It also identified a growing concern of overbuilding in Calgary and Edmonton in…