Kenya deports Somali businessman

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 Following its decision yesterday to bar Somali warlords and their associates from entering the country, Kenya today deported a Somali businessman, citing his links to leaders engaged in the ongoing civil conflict in Somalia. Abdirashid Hussein Shire was arrested by police at a hotel in the Kenyan capital Nairobi and escorted […]

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Classic Jazz Artists: Indubitable Singers

Get More Information Here: Aria August, 2014 byAlma Abell It has never been easy to be a jazz singer. This is certainly true of those first men and women who stepped on the stage. These were classic jazz artists but many people chose to forget their contribution and focused overwhelmingly on the band. To some […]

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Mother seals fight gallantly for their pups

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 Pictou Island had 2,000 to 3,000 seals on it when struck by a “severe” storm that buried the tiny Canadian island in snow and created rough ocean effects Wednesday and Thursday. Jane MacDonald, an island resident, said that she woke up Thursday morning to see “wall to wall seals” and their […]

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IBM and Cisco in attempt to create a universal platform for communications software development

Friday, March 9, 2007 IBM and Cisco have announced the development of a new platform, based on Eclipse and OSGi (Open Services Gateway initiative), which should unite all communication and collaboration software developers under a single platform. Before the UC2 (Unified Communication and Collaboration) the unified communication has suffered because of a lack of a […]

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“Woofstock” dog festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 North America’s largest outdoor dog festival came back to Toronto last weekend for its fifth year. It ran from the 9th of June to the 10th of June at Toronto’s historical St. Lawrence Market. A Wikinews reporter was there on Sunday to report on some of the events that happened on […]

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Study says poor African American women less likely to receive pap smears

Wednesday, December 28, 2005Black American women living in communities with high poverty rates are significantly less likely to be screened for cervical cancer, a study finds. The Harvard School of Public Health’s Geetanjali Dabral Datta investigated the relationship between individual characteristics and larger socioeconomic factors and cervical cancer screening rates. The Febreuary 1 issue of […]

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“Woofstock” dog festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 North America’s largest outdoor dog festival came back to Toronto last weekend for its fifth year. It ran from the 9th of June to the 10th of June at Toronto’s historical St. Lawrence Market. A Wikinews reporter was there on Sunday to report on some of the events that happened on […]

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