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Let poor eat caviar: Milan authorities - 12/21/2008

MILAN, Italy (AFP) - Poor residents of Milan will receive an unlikely Christmas gift of contraband caviar this year from kindly prosecutors, a newspaper reported on Saturday. ...

Deep Throat, Watergate's secret informant, dies at 95 - 12/19/2008

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The man known as Deep Throat, the secret informant in the Watergate scandal that led to the downfall of president Richard Nixon in 1974, has died, his family said Friday. He was...

Texting drivers more dangerous than drunks-study - 12/06/2008

LONDON,(Reuters Life!) - Sending text messages from your mobile phone while driving is more dangerous than climbing behind the wheel under the influence of drink or drugs, a study by Britain's...

Singer 'relieved' at leaving jungle - 12/05/2008

Singer Simon Webbe has become the eighth person to be voted off I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! Simon, 30, who found fame with the boyband Blue, had become emotional after watching...

'Electronic' cigarettes leave WHO fuming - 11/23/2008

The World Health Organisation on Friday angrily denounced "bogus, untested, and false" claims that it endorses so-called electronic cigarettes as a means to stop smoking. .In fact the WHO warned...

Atom-smasher investigation could give findings this week - 11/14/2008

Geneva - An investigation into technical problems with the world's largest atom-smasher could produce its preliminary findings this week into why it had to be shut down. "Investigations should help...

Japan's Mazda develops clean diesel engine - 11/14/2008

Japan's Mazda Motor Corp. said Tuesday it had developed a clean diesel engine to launch next year in Europe as demand grows for fuel-efficient technology. TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's Mazda Motor Corp....
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