Sex, mental and physical exercise, fight dementia

Friday, April 8, 2005Professor Perry Bartlett of University of Queensland's Brain Institute recommends sex, cryptic crosswords and a good run to stave off dementia. The researcher, interviewed on Australian ABC radio today , said that with 52,000 Australians expected to be diagnosed with dementia by the end of the year, people wishing to ward off the degenerative disorder may benefit from...
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Detained journalist Mohamed Tamalt dies in Algeria

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Mohamed Tamalt, a journalist imprisoned in Algeria for insulting President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, died in hospital while serving his sentence. His lawyer on Sunday announced his death. Tamalt, 42, lived in England, basing himself in London, and had UK-Algerian dual citizenship. He was arrested on June 27 near his parents' Algiers home after writing a poem on Facebook....
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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Communist Party candidate Johan Boyden, Toronto Centre

Friday, October 5, 2007 Johan Boyden is running for the Communist Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Toronto Centre riding. Wikinews interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Retrieved from "https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=Ontario_Votes_2007:_Interview_with_Communist_Party_candidate_Johan_Boyden,_Toronto_Centre&oldid=1838596"
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Venezuela opens granite processing facility in Bolívar

Monday, February 18, 2013 Venezuela's government has opened a granite processing plant in the state of Bolívar, with the intention of providing about 25% of the granite required nationwide. Ricardo Menéndez, vice president of the Productive Economic Area, said Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has yearned for the creation of this project to empower Venezuelan construction. Granito Bolívar is...
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United States Army suspends ammo contract for Afghan security forces

Friday, March 28, 2008File:Yugo 7.62x39 M67.jpg The United States Army has suspended its contract with a company that delivered old and corroding ammunition from China for use by Afghan army and police forces in a way that violated the contract terms. The ammunition was supplied by the Miami-based AEY Inc., a company run by a 22-year old named Efrain Diveroli. The nearly US$300 million contract...
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World’s most expensive hotel-casino opens in Las Vegas

Friday, April 29, 2005 The world's most expensive hotel-casino ever has opened in Las Vegas, Nevada. The casino, which was designed and built over a period of five years, cost US$2.7 billion to construct. The hotel stands nearly fifty stories above the Las Vegas valley, with a 180-foot tall mountain in front of the main entrance. Numerous lavish touches contributed to the high expense of the...
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Wikinews interviews candidate for Cleveland mayor Arthur Kostendt

Monday, June 14, 2021 Arthur Oliver Kostendt, a candidate running in the mayoral election of the US city of Cleveland, Ohio set to take place November 2, discussed his campaign and policies with Wikinews this spring. According to Cleveland Scene, 29-year-old Kostendt is a member of the Cuyahoga County, Ohio Republican Party but has referred to his campaign as "casual". According to his web...
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MiniMax Discount to open inaugural stores in southern Romania

Tuesday, April 19, 2005 MiniMax Discount, a recently-established joint venture between several Romanian and foreign investors, will open its first three discount stores between today and April 28. The discount stores, which will be similar to supermarkets, will open in the southern Romanian cities of Slatina, Urziceni and Târgovi?te. MiniMax invested 750,000 euro per outlet, with each store...
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Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments "Old deeds threaten Buffalo, NY hotel development" — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 "Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale "by owner"" — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 "Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended" — Wikinews, October 2, 2006 "Court date "as needed" for...
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