42 West Papuan asylum seekers get temporary Australian visas

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Friday, March 24, 2006 The Australian government has granted temporary visas to 42 of the 43 West Papuan asylum seekers who arrived by boat in January. The group accuse the Indonesian military of “conducting genocide in their homeland.” The 36 adults and seven children spent five days at sea in a traditional outrigger boat before

Kennedy Center names 2007 honors recipients

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Friday, September 14, 2007 The Kennedy Center announced that its 30th presentation of the Kennedy Center Honors would go to pianist Leon Fleisher, comedian Steve Martin, singer Diana Ross, director Martin Scorsese and musician Brian Wilson. The Center was opened to the public in 1971 and was envisioned as part of the National Cultural Center

Female lawyers to be granted court access in Saudi Arabia

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Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Female lawyers in Saudi Arabia may soon be granted limited court access for the first time. Mohammed al-Issa, the justice minister, said that the law was part of King Abdullah’s ongoing reform to Saudi Arabia’s judicial system. The law would allow female lawyers to represent other women at family-related cases, including

Elon Musk announces a general amnesty to banned users of Twitter

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NFL: Saints trade for kicker

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Tuesday, April 3, 2007 In the NFL today, the New Orleans Saints traded a sixth-round draft pick to the Miami Dolphins for kicker Olindo Mare. Mare will compete with John Carney, the Saints 44 year old kicker who has had a hard time hitting field goals over 35 yards. The Saints visited with former Dallas

2007 National Invitation Tournament Brackets

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These are the complete brackets for the 2007 Men’s National Invitation Tournament. Games of the first three rounds are played at campus sites; the home team is indicated in italics. The NIT semifinals and final are played at Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY. Contents 1 North Regional 2 East Regional 3 West

Category:Education

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This is the category for Education. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 25 May 2022: Attack at Texas elementary school kills at least 19, including 18 children 19 March 2022: Scientists announce decoy-proof Ebola antibodies 11 February 2022: Ten-year Tennessee study shows preschool associated with poorer student performance 29 October 2021: Northern Marianas

Jetstar to offer iPads as an in-flight entertainment option

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010File:IPad-02.jpg Jetstar Airways, a Qantas owned Australian low-cost airline, has announced plans to trial Apple iPads as an in-flight entertainment option. This trial would make Jetstar one of the first airlines in the world to offer the iPad. Starting later this month, Jetstar plans to begin a two-week trial, during which passengers

Blast in a coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine

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Saturday, December 1, 2007 Another blast shook the Ukrainian coal mine Zasyadko in Donetsk, where over 100 miners died in a methane blast in November. According to the United Press International news agency, 52 miners were injured. The ITAR TASS news agency reports also that most of them suffered carbon monoxide poisoning and were taken

United States: Coroner says former patient killed self and three hostages at California veterans center

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Saturday, March 17, 2018 In the United States, autopsy results were released on Thursday by the Napa County Sheriff’s Office, which show that Albert Wong killed himself after shooting his three hostages at The Pathway Home veterans’ psychiatric center in Yountville, California last Friday. The hostages died instantly from rifle shots to the head, and
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