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88th annual Brita Kongreso draws to a close

Monday, May 7, 2007 The 88th annual Brita Kongreso (British Congress) in Letchworth, England drew to an official close, Sunday, after a weekend of presentations, courses, lectures, and activities in Esperanto. With the final excursion to Cambridge (town of the Third Universal Esperanto Congress in 1907) taking place on Monday, the event will draw to […]

Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]

System Software

More On This Topic: Earthmoving Equipment Perth Australia Mining Truck Submitted by: John Sting System software is any computer software that provides the infrastructure over which programmes can operate. It manages and controls computer hardware so that application software can perform. Operating systems, such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X or Linux, are prominent examples […]

Two die in two-car crash near Connel, Scotland

Friday, August 2, 2013 A man and a woman have been killed in a road traffic accident near Connel in the west of Scotland. Seven people, including three children, were also injured in the head-on collision on the A85 road in Argyll at approximately 1830 BST (1730 UTC) yesterday. A 74-year-old female passenger of a […]

Dutch footballer Kuyt to hang up his boots

Saturday, May 20, 2017 Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer and captain of Dutch football club Feyenoord, on Wednesday announced retirement from football. The 36-year-old forward said, “To me this feels like the right time to retire. I have had two fantastic years here since returning to Feyenoord, with this season’s title as the absolute pinnacle. I […]

HIV-positive man receives 35 years for spitting on Dallas police officer

Sunday, May 18, 2008 An HIV-positive man was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday, one day after being convicted of harassment of a public servant for spitting into the eye and open mouth of a Dallas, Texas police officer in May 2006. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that no […]

GM and Chrysler receive Canadian loans amid US restructuring ultimata

Friday, April 3, 2009 General Motors (GM) and Chrysler will receive bridge loans from the government of Canada and the provincial government of Ontario, however no more will be forthcoming from either Canadian or US governments unless the companies can reinvent themselves. “This is a regrettable but necessary step to protect the Canadian economy. We […]

Canadian PM and Quebec premier announce plans for highway development in Montreal

Monday, November 6, 2006 The PM and Quebec premier Jean Charest have announced a $1 billion highway development in Montreal. This project would be one of Canada’s largest ever public private partnerships. It will be a 35 kilometer (21.8 mile) four-lane toll road Highway 30 project, in Montreal. “It opens up a new horizon in […]

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British surfers catch more than waves: Scientists find antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 In findings published Sunday in Environmental International, a team from Britain’s University of Exeter reports that surfers and bodyboarders are roughly three times as likely to house antibiotic-resistant Escherichia coli and other bacteria that could easily become resistant, than other people who recreate in the coastal waters of the United Kingdom. […]

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