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Archive for the 'Americas' Category

9 suspected illegal immigrants dead in Arizona car crash

Posted by Mai on 8th August 2008

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9 suspected illegal immigrants dead in Arizona car crash

Agence France-Presse
First Posted 06:48:00 08/08/2008

PHOENIX — Nine suspected illegal immigrants were killed and 10 others injured after a vehicle transporting them crashed in the southwestern US state of Arizona on Thursday, authorities said.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety said the crash occurred on a stretch of desert highway near the town of Florence, 63 miles (100 kilometers) southeast of Phoenix at around 8.30 am (1530 GMT).

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Georgia woman dies after 911 address mistake

Posted by Mai on 7th August 2008

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Georgia woman dies after 911 address mistake

Associated Press
First Posted 23:08:00 08/06/2008

ATLANTA—Authorities say a suburban Atlanta woman died while waiting for an ambulance that a 911 operator sent to the wrong address.

Fulton County 911 director Alfred Moore says Darlene Dukes called 911 on Saturday for help because of difficulty breathing.

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More sex wards off erection trouble in older men — study

Posted by Mai on 9th July 2008

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More sex wards off erection trouble in older men — study

Agence France-Presse
First Posted 09:29:00 07/09/2008

WASHINGTON — Older men who have more sex will experience fewer erection problems, Finnish researchers reported in the July issue of The American Journal of Medicine.

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Inmate free after 20 years on death row, thanks to DNA test

Posted by Mai on 3rd July 2008

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Inmate free after 20 years on death row, thanks to DNA test

Agence France-Presse
First Posted 07:41:00 07/03/2008

WASHINGTON — A 46-year-old inmate who languished on death row for more than 20 years was freed Wednesday after DNA tests called into question his murder conviction.

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Microsoft founder Gates steps down to focus on philanthropy

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

Manila Bulletin Online

Microsoft founder Gates steps down to focus on philanthropy

By JESSICA MINTZ

REDMOND, Washington (AP) — On his final full day at Microsoft Corp., Bill Gates went on stage to reminisce with his longtime friend Steve Ballmer, and neither man could hold back tears as Ballmer handed Gates a large scrapbook as a farewell present.

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Bottled water debate hits a boiling point

Posted by Mai on 29th June 2008

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Bottled water debate hits a boiling point

Agence France-Presse
First Posted 11:18:00 06/29/2008

WASHINGTON–A debate over water is boiling over in the United States and elsewhere amid growing environmental concerns about bottled water and questions about safety of tap water.

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