Living with HIV during COVID-19: Wikinews talks to HIV-positive sex workers about how pandemic has affected their lives

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California meat packing firm recalls 143M pounds of beef

Sunday, February 17, 2008 I am dismayed at the in-humane handling of cattle that has resulted in the violation of food safety regulations at the Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company. In a press release today, California-based Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co. indicated that it has voluntarily recalled just over 143 million pounds (65 million kilograms) of raw […]

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Public officials, experts discuss lessons learned during West, Texas explosion

Sunday, November 17, 2013 Public officials and other experts gave presentations earlier this week regarding lessons learned during the aftermath of an explosion which struck the small town of West, Texas in April of this year. The event, which was live-streamed to various locations across Texas, was sponsored by the Texas Department of State Health […]

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China’s ‘Bandit King’ given life term in ‘massive’ bribery case

Saturday, May 19, 2012 Lai Changxing, dubbed the Bandit King, has been given a life sentence for years of smuggling and corruption that added up to billions of US dollars or Pounds sterling. The Chinese court described the values as “massive”. Lai smuggled goods worth more than £2 billion into Xiamen, bypassing more than £1 […]

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Technology giant Microsoft completes acquisition of GitHub

Monday, October 29, 2018 On Friday, US-based technology giant Microsoft confirmed acquisition of software code hosting and version controlling website GitHub. The announcement was made by Microsoft via their official blog, which also mentioned Nat Friedman was to become new Chief Executive Officer of GitHub. Microsoft had announced plans to acquire GitHub for a price […]

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New Jersey to consider bikini waxing ban

Friday, March 20, 2009 New Jersey is considering a state-wide ban on Brazilian waxes, the removal of hair from the bikini area. Although genital waxing has never really been allowed in the state, the New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling plans to propose a ban with more specific legal wording, in response to two […]

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On the campaign trail in the USA, October 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020 The following is the sixth and final edition of a monthly series chronicling the 2020 United States presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. This month’s spotlight on the campaign trail: the Free and Equal Elections Foundation holds two […]

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PV Taiwan 2007 starts with photovoltaic solutions and applications

Thursday, October 11, 2007 After the success of Taiwan Photovoltaic Forum 2006, the organizer Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) held PV Taiwan 2007 Forum and Exhibition at Taipei International Convention Center on October 11 and 12. This forum and exhibitions attracted 74 companies participating with 110 exhibition booths at TICC 1F and 2F, and […]

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