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by Wikinews on Monday Aug 12 2013

South African President Jacob Zuma announced yesterday that the health of former President and anti-apartheid campaigner Nelson Mandela was showing a "slow but steady improvement". The 95-year-old was admitted to hospital on June 8 with a lung infection.

Zuma's statement mirrors that of Mandela's youngest daughter Zindzi who told the state-owned television company SABC on Friaday that...

by Wikinews on Wednesday Aug 07 2013

As of Monday, over 200 New York City area bars and restaurants had committed to boycotting Russian vodka in response to anti-homosexuality related laws passed by the country's government. The boycott follows another event that took place on Monday, where bottles of vodka were poured onto the streets of the city, as part of a protest by the president of United Restaurant and...

by Wikinews on Tuesday Aug 06 2013

This past Sunday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill known as "Rocky’s...

by Wikinews on Tuesday Aug 06 2013

A jury awarded Julie Miller of Marion County, Oregon $18.6 million last Friday in a federal lawsuit against Equifax. The lawsuit claimed she spent two years trying to get Equifax Information Services to fix major mistakes on her credit report which cost her the opportunities to get new credit.

Miller said she had contacted Equifax several times to dispute the incorrect information in...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 31 2013

The RCMP Federal Serious Organized Crime (FSOC) partnered with the California Division of the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in an international money laundering investigation to collect evidence for charges in Canada.
 
FSOC, DEA and IRS-CI investigated a Vietnamese Organized Crime (VOC) group allegedly...

by Wikinews on Wednesday Jul 24 2013

Scientists have successfully created a Lithium ion micro-battery the size of a grain of sand. A team of researchers from Harvard University and the University of Illinois were able to create the tiny battery using ...

by Yves Engler on Friday Jul 19 2013

A recently uncovered government document confirms that Ottawa has delivered millions of dollars in aid to the Palestinian Authority in a bid to advance Israel’s interests. The internal memorandum also sheds light on Canada’s efforts to build a security apparatus to protect the Palestinian Authority from popular disgust over its compliance in the face of ongoing Israeli settlement building....

by Wikinews on Wednesday Jul 17 2013

On Monday, the United Kingdom's House of Lords passed the ...

by Prof Michel Chossudovsky on Thursday Jul 11 2013

[US Defense Secretary] Hagel and [US Chief of Staff General] Dempsey were walking a fine line … expressing concern while attempting to avoid the impression that the U.S. was manipulating events behind the scenes.” (Military.com, July 3, 2013)

The protest movement is directed against the US and its proxy Muslim Brotherhood regime.
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by Wikinews on Thursday Jul 04 2013

Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE)'s most recent bid to buy Astral Media's television and radio services for CAD$3.4 billion has been approved on Thursday by the...

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