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New Zealand

End of the Encyclopedia Britannica era

March 14, 2012 iwishart 0

Encyclopaedia Britannica to end print edition By Robert Channick Chicago Tribune (MCT) CHICAGO – After 244 years, Encyclopaedia Britannica is shelving its venerable printed edition in favor of its Web-based version, completing a digital transition […]

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New Zealand

Santorum gets new momentum with primary wins

March 14, 2012 iwishart 0

Santorum wins Alabama, Mississippi primaries By Michael Finnegan and John Hoeffel Los Angeles Times (MCT) BILOXI, Miss. – Rick Santorum scored two major victories in his insurgent campaign for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, […]

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New Zealand

Santorum, Romney, 3-all in Super Tuesday

March 7, 2012 iwishart 0

Conservative Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum continues to give Mormon Mitt Romney headaches, winning Tennessee, Oklahoma and North Dakota, and holding a lead in the tightly contested Ohio count. FOr his part, Romney cruised to […]

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New Zealand

FBI hacks Anonymous, four arrests

March 7, 2012 iwishart 0

FBI 3, Anonymous 1. That’s the score as the FBI makes its second big take down in as many months, arresting four members of an alleged Anonymous cell named Lulzsec. The arrests came after Sabu, […]

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New Zealand

Fetal body parts used for reseach

March 7, 2012 iwishart 10

Is it ethical to experiment on aborted humans? Nov 05 Investigate, also reprinted as part of the book Eve’s Bite by Ian Wishart It’s the hidden side of medical research. A massive industry harvesting pieces […]

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World

Boy found not guilty in bullying case

March 6, 2012 MelW 0

OSHAWA, Ontario, March 5 (UPI) — A 13-year-old Ontario boy was acquitted Monday of assaulting and robbing a disabled 11-year-old boy who later committed suicide. The older boy, whose name was not released, was accused […]

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USA

Missing Wis. college student found dead

March 6, 2012 MelW 0

STEVENS POINT, Wis., March 5 (UPI) — The body of a missing college student was pulled from the Wisconsin River Monday afternoon, his father confirmed. Daren Duffey told the Stevens Point Journal the three-day search […]

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New Zealand

Have humans evolved from worms?

March 6, 2012 iwishart 0

A claim today that humans evolved from worms is based on scientists discovering a proto-backbone in the world’s oldest worm fossil. However as with all great science news headlines, it’s never as simple as those […]

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New Zealand

Did humans evolve from worms?

March 6, 2012 iwishart 0

A claim today that humans evolved from worms is based on scientists discovering a proto-backbone in the world’s oldest worm fossil. However as with all great science news headlines, it’s never as simple as those […]

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New Zealand

David Tamihere charged with breaching parole

March 6, 2012 iwishart 0

The man convicted of murdering Swedish tourists Heidi Paakkonen and Sven Urban Hoglin has appeared in the Waitakere District Court this morning on charges of breaching parole. A condition of his release two years ago […]

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New Zealand

Andrew Breitbart dead at 43

March 2, 2012 iwishart 0

Andrew Breitbart, Internet provocateur, dies at 43 By Robin Abcarian and Scott Gold Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES – Andrew Breitbart, the pugnacious conservative Internet entrepreneur who took on the left and what he called […]

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New Zealand

Abstinence education gets the numbers it needs

March 2, 2012 iwishart 0

By Scott Thormaehlen Accuracy in Academia A study published last year by the American Journal for Health Studies by Kennethy F. Ferraro (PhD) and Karis A. Pressler (MA), showed that students in abstinence-only education got […]

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New Zealand

Foreign fishing operators face new rules

March 1, 2012 iwishart 0

The Government has resolved to take a stronger line on the operation of foreign charter vessels (FCVs) in New Zealand waters, say Primary Industries Minister David Carter and Labour Minister Kate Wilkinson. The Ministers today […]