New Zealand broadband subscribers increase

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New Zealand broadband subscribers increase

Wednesday, March 7, 2007 The amount of subscribers to broadband in New Zealand have increased 30%, which also results in New Zealand jumping from 22 place to 19 in the OECD rankings, and having a total of 1.4 million Internet subscribers. In a six-monthly survey by Statistics New Zealand, Internet Service Provider Survey, covering the […]

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Giant tuna sold for $177,000 at Japanese fish market

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Giant tuna sold for $177,000 at Japanese fish market

Wednesday, January 6, 2010 File:Tuna.jpg This Tuesday, at a wholesale auction at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, a 512-pound bluefin tuna was sold for over sixteen-million yen ($177,000 USD). The great fish was bought and then shared by the owners of a local sushi restaurant and a Hong Kong-based dining establishment. This tuna is […]

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Bolivian troops told to seize natural gas fields

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Bolivian troops told to seize natural gas fields

Monday, May 1, 2006 Bolivian President Evo Morales has ordered that all foreign-owned natural gas fields be turned over to the national government of Bolivia. President Morales signed a decree that orders troops to seize the fields “immediately” to ensure gas production. The decree also says that companies have 180 days to sign over their […]

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News briefs:June 11, 2010

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News briefs:June 11, 2010
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Dairy cattle with names produce more milk, according to new study

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Dairy cattle with names produce more milk, according to new study
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Feb 18

Thursday, January 29, 2009 Giving a cow a name and treating her as an individual with “more personal touch” can increase milk production, so says a scientific research published in the online “Anthrozoos,” which is described as a “multidisciplinary journal of the interactions of people and animals”. The Newcastle University‘s School of Agriculture, Food and […]

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IMF head remains in New York prison; charged over alleged hotel sex attack

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IMF head remains in New York prison; charged over alleged hotel sex attack
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Feb 14

Sunday, May 15, 2011 This sordid episode—no matter how it ultimately plays out—will spell the end of Strauss-Kahn as an effective leader of the IMF even if he retains his position, which is highly unlikely. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, remained in jail last night after being charged with sexually attacking […]

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Teeth Whitening In Piscataway

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Feb 14

See More About: Dental Braces Double Bay Best Cosmetic Dentist Edgecliff byphineasgray Would you like a brighter smile? Often, the first thing people notice about new people are their smiles. The Family Dentist has come a long way in the field of teeth whitening. Cutting edge treatments can give you a dazzlingly white smile as […]

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Category:July 20, 2010

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Category:July 20, 2010
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Fifteen people killed in attack on Nigerian college

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Fifteen people killed in attack on Nigerian college
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Feb 14

Friday, September 19, 2014 Officials said at least fifteen people were killed in an attack on a teachers training college in the Northern Nigerian city of Kano by a group of armed gunmen on Wednesday. Over 30 others were wounded. News agencies have reported while there has been no claim of responsibility, suspicion will likely […]

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Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Jones dies at age 90

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Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Jones dies at age 90
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Feb 13

Saturday, December 19, 2009 Jennifer Jones, leading lady in two dozen Hollywood pictures and an Academy Award winner for her first major film, 1943’s The Song of Bernadette, died Thursday at her home in Malibu, California. She was 90. Born Phyllis Lee Isley in Tulsa, Oklahoma on March 2, 1919, her pursuit of fame as […]

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