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No single cause of autism, research review concludes

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Many factors of a child’s birth and the condition of the newborn are linked to the future development of autism, but no single factor has been identified as the cause, a meta-analysis of forty previously published research studies concludes. Autism refers to a cluster of neurological developmental disorders, ranging to mild […]

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Space Shuttle Atlantis launch delayed until 2008

Sunday, December 9, 2007 NASA have today announced that the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis, mission STS-122, which is a module delivery mission to the International Space Station (ISS), will be delayed until January 2nd, 2008 at the earliest, after scrubbing today’s launch attempt, and an earlier attempt on December 6th. The decision to scrub […]

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UK’s Liverpool FC unveils plans for new stadium

Wednesday, July 25, 2007 Liverpool FC revealed the plans for its new Stanley Park Stadium today. The stadium is to be built over the next three years in Stanley Park, to replace Liverpool’s long time home at Anfield. The plans as submitted would provide for a capacity of 60,000, with a possible increase towards 80,000. […]

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Two explosions in La Paz kill 2, injure 6

Wednesday, March 22, 2006 Two explosions were heard in the city of La Paz, Bolivia on Tuesday night, March 22 and in the early morning Wednesday, March 23. The first occurred at the Linares Motel, at 21:50 (01:50 UTC), and left two people dead and four injured. The second explosion occurred at 01:45 (05:45 UTC) […]

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Emergency at JDS Uniphase in San Jose, CA

Friday, March 3, 2006 The San Jose, California fire department and Hazardous Materials crews today responded to a chemical emergency at a JDS Uniphase manufacturing facility. The incident, at 80 Rose Orchard Drive, off North First St., sent between 15 and 17 people, including two firefighters, to the hospital with symptoms and for observation. Those […]

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Wal-Mart owes back taxes, according to State of Wisconsin

Wednesday, August 29, 2007 According to the state of Wisconsin, Wal-Mart has avoided paying millions of dollars in state taxes by paying rent on 87 Wisconsin properties. The Wisconsin State Department of Revenue call this behavior “abusive and distortion of income.” Wal-Mart is doing this by setting up one subsidiary to run all its stores […]

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