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“No H5N1 virus” found in blood tests of suspected human Bird Flu cluster

Thursday, August 3, 2006

Preliminary tests performed on samples taken from six villagers in the Kabanjahe District of Sumatra in Indonesia have tested negative for the deadly H5N1 Avian Flu virus.

“Investigations by the ministry of health lab and Namru, too, on August 2 and 3 on all specimens collected from the suspected cases in Kabanjahe district came up negative,” said Indonesia’s health minister, Siti Fadilah Supari.

Final test results are expected in at least seven days from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. “The World Health Organization (WHO) requires human samples to be sent to one of WHO’s six collaborative centres. So, we only need to send them to CDC Atlanta as it has worked with the U.S. NAMRU-2 lab here,” added Supari.

Supari also stated that all individuals are suffering from the “common flu.”

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New Beta Version of MSN Search Service from Microsoft released

Thursday, November 11, 2004

REDMOND, WashingtonMicrosoft has released the new MSN Search service. According to Microsoft press release, the new MSN Search offers the largest, up to date selection of information and a new class of search tools, reducing time and effort required by users to find information.

Some major characteristics of the new MSN Search service include: up to date information, direct answers, direct actions, content specific searching, Search Near Me feature (results tailored geographically), Search Builder (the user can customize search results by defining search criteria).

The global beta version of MSN Search is available here.

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Italian Air Force transport wreck kills five

Monday, November 23, 2009

A transport aircraft belonging to the Italian Air Force has crashed near Pisa. All five on board the C-130 Hercules were killed.

The aircraft was on a training mission when it went down onto a railway line close to a military airport. It had been approaching for landing when it swerved to one side and crashed, according to Pisa’s fire brigade. An electrical fire was triggered at the railway line, but no trains were endangered.

The plane left the airport at 2:10 p.m. and was returning shortly after at the time of the accident. As well as the fire service, police, ambulances and airport rescue workers attended the scene. The crash was away from the main city and no-one on the ground was injured. An investigation has been launched.

PostHeaderIcon Benefits Of Seeing A Dentist In Daytona Beach, Fl For Dental Implants

byAlma Abell

One of the most common treatments a Dentist in Daytona Beach, FL may need to use to treat their patients is dental implants. Dental implants are one of the main ways that dentists today are able to replace a patient’s lost teeth with natural looking teeth without some of the issues that prior types of treatments could cause.

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Dental implants can be the best choice because not only do they look natural, but they feel natural in the patient’s mouth as well. This can make them much more comfortable and help in eliminating some of the problems that patients had in becoming accustomed to other types of replacement teeth, such as dentures or bridges. Implants feel more like a patient’s own teeth and this means that they will be able to speak, smile or eat in much the same way they did before treatment.

Implants are also beneficial because they do not move around. Dentures could cause a great deal of pain and discomfort because they moved in the mouth. This could create sores and other conditions on a patient’s gums and mouth. Implants are fixed, so that the dental appliances attached to them cannot move. This can also be helpful in eliminating the self-conscious feelings many had when speaking or eating because the person was fearful their dentures might slip or fall out.

Endosteal dental implants involve the dentist surgically placing a rod made of titanium or another type of biocompatible material into the patient’s jawbone. The rod is left in place for a period of months so that the rod and bone can fuse together in a process referred to as osseointegration. Once this is achieved, the dentist will be able to attach dental appliances, such as dentures, crowns or bridges to the rods. This allows the patient to have replacement teeth that closely resemble the look and feel of their natural teeth.

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Loans for Bad Credit: Fulfilling Your Financial Needs Even With Bad Credit

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Caron Young

People suffering from bad credit problems imagine that they are not eligible to avail any loans. When they need money to fulfill their financial emergency, they look for an appropriate financial planner and loans. Loans for bad credit offer cash assistance for the people with bad credit like bankruptcy, arrears, missed payment, defaults etc. They can avail these loans without facing any difficulty and can use the amount for any purpose.

Bad credit borrowers can avail these loans in two forms, secured and unsecured. To avail secured forms of loan, a borrower needs to deposit some security to the lenders against the loan. The security can be either their home or car or valuable assets or jewelry. Secured loans offer the loan amount ranging from $5,000 to $100,000 and the repayment period varies from 10 to 25 years. But with unsecured forms of loans, lenders do not require any collateral. An unsecured loan lender approves loan amount from $1,000 to $25,000 with 1 year to 10 years pay back term. Tenants, students and borrower who are unable to deposit any security can easily avail these loans. Loans for bad credit lenders do not require any credit check; so, lenders are charging high rate of interest to minimize the risk arising out of such lending. With the help of these loans, bad credit borrowers can also improve their credit rating.

A borrower can avail these loans by submitting an online application form with personal and bank details. After all the verification, the loan gets approved by the lender and the amount is transferred to the borrowers bank account without any hassle. All US citizens can avail these loans but lenders require some other eligibility criteria as well. A borrower should be at least 18 years of age, should be a permanent employee with a valid employment proof; must have an income of more than $1,000 per month and must have a current checking bank account which is at least 3 months old.

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Wikinews interviews Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC

Thursday, April 3, 2008

A reporter from Wikinews recently interviewed Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC. The organization claims to have arranged for 22,158 people to send a message regarding the “American Freedom Agenda Act” proposed by Ron Paul, in addition to supporting many other laws. The full text of the interview can be found below.

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Wikinews interviews Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC

Thursday, April 3, 2008

A reporter from Wikinews recently interviewed Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC. The organization claims to have arranged for 22,158 people to send a message regarding the “American Freedom Agenda Act” proposed by Ron Paul, in addition to supporting many other laws. The full text of the interview can be found below.

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Canada’s Don Valley West (Ward 25) city council candidates speak

Friday, November 3, 2006

On November 13, Torontonians will be heading to the polls to vote for their ward’s councillor and for mayor. Among Toronto’s ridings is Don Valley West (Ward 25). Three candidates responded to Wikinews’ requests for an interview. This ward’s candidates include John Blair, Robertson Boyle, Tony Dickins, Cliff Jenkins (incumbent), and Peter Kapsalis.

For more information on the election, read Toronto municipal election, 2006.

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SEABL Canberra Capitals win over Bendingo Braves in a thriller

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The Canberra Capitals Academy won 71–68 against the Bendigo Braves Saturday in the Round 16 South East Australian Basketball League (SEABL) game at the Belconnen Basketball and Sports Centre.

From a narrow half time lead of 36–35, the Capitals managed to extend their lead to 46–37 before Bendigo pegged them back to 48–47 at three quarter time. Not far into the final quarter, the scores were tied at 55 all. With a little over two minutes left, the score was 63–66. The Capitals’ Michaela Dalgleish scored a three point shot to tie the score, but Bendigo’s Renae Camino replied with a two point basket to make it 66–68. The Capitals’ Mikaela Dombkins managed a three pointer, and was decked in the process. Sent to the free throw line, she converted one shot to make the score 70–68. With only twenty seconds left, instead of scoring, Bendigo fouled, sending the Captials’ Alyce Shearing to the free throw line. She missed both shots, giving Bendigo one last chance. Bendigo attempted a three point shot to win the game, but turned the ball over, and drew another foul that sent the Capitals’ Tessa Lavey to the free throw line. She scored one point. In the dying seconds of the game, Bendigo was unable to score, giving the Capitals a win.

With a median age of 19, the Capitals were somewhat younger than their opponents. Nonetheless, the team of Brianna Dalgleish, Michaela Dalgleish, Claire King, Abbie Davis, Tessa Lavey, Alyce Shearing, and Mikaela Dombkins conceded nothing in ball-handling skills.

The Capitals’ next home game is against Ballarat Rush on July 28 at the Belconnen Basketball and Sports Centre.