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Feb 8, 2012

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ISAF World Match Race Rankings - 8 February 2012
Women's International Match Racing Association
Former World #1 Pedersen defeated Martina Silva (ARG) 3-2 in the Petit Final to seal Denmark's spot at London 2012. The narrow victory was sealed in the final flight after Silva fought back from 2-0 down. Pedersen's third place has moved her up to ...
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Women's International Match Racing Association
Out of Hell 8 February 2012
Gamers Hell
We would like to thank all Mass Effect fans for their passion and dedication to this ever-growing world, and assure them that we are listening and taking this matter very seriously.". 2. Konami Gaming has announced a partnership with JOINGO, ...
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The News Matrix: Wednesday 8 February 2012
The Independent
Tickets for the London 2012 Olympics are to be printed in the US. The Arkansas-based firm Weldon, Williams & Lick has won a contract to supply what is thought to be the UK's biggest single ticket requirement for a sporting event.
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Day in pictures: 8 February 2012
BBC News
The Christ the Redeemer statue is lit up by colours of the Brazilian flag to promote next year's World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro. Motorists drive past a huge crack on a road in the central Philippines. At least 15 people died after a 6.7 magnitude ...
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Pictures of the day: 8 February 2012
Telegraph.co.uk
Meet the Sangli sisters, three siblings whose lives have been blighted by one of the rarest conditions in the world. Savita, 23, Monish, 19, and 15-year-old Savitri are just like any other young women except their bodies are covered from head to foot ...
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Telegraph.co.uk
ProLogis European Properties sells UK portfolio for EUR180.3 million ...
Reuters
News release ProLogis European Properties sells UK portfolio for EUR180.3 million Luxembourg - 8 February 2012 - ProLogis European Properties (Euronext: PEPR), one of Europe's largest owners of modern distribution facilities, announced today that it ...
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VALLOUREC: Renovating France's nuclear facilities: Valinox NuclĂ©aire awarded ...
Reuters
Renovating France's nuclear facilities: Valinox NuclĂ©aire awarded first contract for steam generators of 1300 MW power plants Boulogne-Billancourt, 8 February, 2012 - Vallourec, world leader in premium tubular solutions, today announces that Valinox ...
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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Could Launch Feb 29
PCWorld (blog)
By Tony Bradley, Jason Cross, PCWorld Feb 8, 2012 12:05 PM Microsoft may launch the Consumer Preview (read: "open beta") of Windows in on Feburary 29th. Members of the press recently recieved an invitation to a special Windows 8 Customer Preview event ...
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NEDAP : Press release 8 February 2012
4-traders (press release)
The persistent shortage of components on the world market disrupted the production and logistical processes and consequently led to additional costs. Additional expenditure was also incurred during 2011 for the introduction of the new Nedap branding ...
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OP-Pohjola Group's pre-tax earnings EUR 518 million - Banking's result ...
Reuters
OP-Pohjola Group Stock Exchange Release 8 February 2012 at 8.00 am (EET) Financial Statements Release OP-Pohjola Group's pre-tax earnings EUR 518 million - Banking's result improved markedly - The Group's earnings before tax amounted to EUR 518 million ...
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Multi-Color Corporation Announces Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012
Reuters
CINCINNATI, OHIO, February 8, 2012 - Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ: LABL) today announced third quarter results including organic growth and progress with the York Label Group acquisition integration. "Organic revenue growth was 7% in the current ...
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EU threatens new sanctions on Syria as Russia tries to broker talks and ...
WGME
(8 Feb 2012) 149-c-11-(Mark Lavie (lah-VEE'), AP Middle East correspondent)-"from rebel forces"-AP Middle East Correspondent Mark Lavie reports at least 50 people are dead in a Syrian shelling attack. (8 Feb 2012) 150-c-15-(Mark Lavie (lah-VEE'), ...
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Review: Martha Marcy May Marlene [****]
The Beaver
by Angie Moneke on 8 Feb 2012 in Film, PartB Stepping out from the shadows of her twin sisters, Elizabeth Olsen plays the haunted eponymous character of Martha Marcy May Marlene who runs away from a cult-like community in the Catskill Mountains.
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EDB ErgoGroup to deliver operating services for the City of Oslo's main IT systems
Reuters
(Oslo, 8 February 2012) The City of Oslo has chosen EDB ErgoGroup as a supplier of operating services for its main IT platform, shared applications and the equipment it uses for its activities. The agreement runs for three years, with options to extend ...
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Open journalism: How to get involved - Wednesday 8 February 2012
The Guardian
Fear not, our panel of experts will be online at lunchtime today to offer advice on where to go, who to book with and how to keep your brood happy on their travels As the singer prepares for a world tour this year, we're asking readers to tell us their ...
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The Guardian
Aprilia Debuts '12 WSBK Team
SuperbikePlanet.com
by staff Milan, 8 February 2012 - The presentation was held yesterday at Spazio Broletto 13 - the Piaggio Group showroom in downtown Milan - of the Aprilia Racing Team, the official team which will represent the manufacturer from Noale on the starting ...
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ASKA launches Irinotecan from Actavis in Japan
Reuters
Tokyo-Zug, 8 February 2012 - ASKA has announced the launch of Irinotecan, the first oncology product from Actavis in Japan. This product is the anticancer agent which inhibits the topoisomerase I, and ASKA obtained the marketing approval on 15 July ...
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Renewal of Trondheim municipality's IT infrastructure by EDB ErgoGroup
Reuters
(Oslo, 8 February 2012) Through a new operating services agreement with EDB ErgoGroup, Trondheim municipality will benefit from completely new IT platforms for its users. The IT platforms will provide new work platforms for users, with updated software ...
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Let's Talk Tactics
The Beaver
by Timothy Poole on 8 Feb 2012 in Sport In the wake of arguably the greatest Australian Open final in history, it is as though an ancient secret to sporting success has suddenly become apparent. The longest match to ever be seen on the Rod Laver Arena ...
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Must-Reads from Around the World: Feb. 8, 2012
TIME (blog)
By TIME.com | February 8, 2012 | + Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping waves to students during a visit to Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on Dec. 24, 2011 Iowa Beckons – Communist Party mouthpiece China Daily muses the impact of Vice-President Xi ...
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TIME (blog)
Latin rocker ventures into new territory with his first acoustic recording
PopMatters
By Jordan Levin 8 February 2012 MIAMI — For years the Colombian rock star Juanes has played for adoring crowds of thousands, even hundreds of thousands. But in front of just 700 people at the New World Symphony's New World Center, the critically and ...
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PopMatters
Defeat for England a second time
The Beaver
by Benjamin Schneider on 8 Feb 2012 in Sport England's defeat in the second Test against Pakistan in Dubai compounded the inherent problems revealed through defeat in the previous tie. While the English bowling attack has taken wickets at a good rate ...
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Gamcotrap Marks Universal Zero Tolerance to FGM
AllAfrica.com
By Bekai Njie, 8 February 2012 Gamcotrap on Monday joined the rest of the World to celebrate the Universal Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), with a march-past from the West Field Junction to the KMC Multi-Purpose Centre along Jimpex ...
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Russian Scientists Drill Into Sub-Glacial Antarctic Lake
Environment News Service
PETERSBURG, Russia, February 8, 2012 (ENS) - More than 30 years after starting to drill, Russian scientists have pierced Antarctica's central ice sheet to reach a large sub-glacial lake, 3768 meters (2.3 miles) below the surface of the central ...
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Environment News Service
The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
The Beaver
by Edward Larkin on 8 Feb 2012 in Literature, PartB On an early September's evening in 2008, a 46-year-old man considered by some to be the best writer of his generation hung himself. David Foster Wallace had struggled with depression before, ...
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8th February, 2012 | Pakistan Today | Latest news, Breaking news ...
By anjum
Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 3:57 pm. New Update(s). Karachi, Lahore ... 8th February2012. Profit Epaper Comments ... 100% correct, if the news is correct, it is alos correct source of the guilty party's power can not be Imran Khan in any case.
Pakistan Today | Latest news,...
World Snowboarding Championships – Quarterpipe Riders ...
By ed
Terje Haakonsen steps out of retirement to join list of riders challenging theworld record highest air at the World Snowboarding Championships. ...World Snowboarding Championships – Quarterpipe Riders Announced. Posted by ed | 8 February 2012 | Comment ... Obviously the biggest newshere is that Terje Haakonsen is stepping out of competitive retirement to compete in the event he has masterminded. Friday's event will see an overall quarterpipe contest followed by a highest ...
Whitelines Snowboarding
Solar News - Centrotherm wins major Saudi Arabia deal
By natalie
New Energy World Network: Connecting Investors, Innovators & Deal-Makers worldwide. News · Deal Radar · Events · New Energy WorldNetwork (NewNet) ... Centrotherm wins major Saudi Arabia PV deal. 8 Feb 2012. centrotherm has been selected as the provider for the engineering and technology concept for a large-scale polysilicon project in Saudi Arabia by IDEA Polysilicon Company. The factory will have an annual capacity of 10000 tonnes and will be situated in the Saudi ...
New Energy World Network (NewNet)
War News Updates: World News Briefs -- February 8, 2012
By War News Updates Editor
MOSCOW—Fresh from talks with President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, Russia's foreign minister announced on Wednesday that Syria's vice president would seek to open talks with opposition forces in the country and called on Western ...
War News Updates
Using Facebook Improves Mood | Psych Central News
By Rick Nauert PhD
D. on February 82012. Using Facebook Improves Mood Researchers believe they have unraveled the Holy Grail for why social network sites are so popular. The findings help to explain why one particular site has become a world-wide ...
Psych Central News
Madonna Announces World Tour, Confirms Dates | Madonna | News ...
Madonna has confirmed dates for her 2012 world tour. Fresh from her performance at last Sunday's Super Bowl (5th February), the Queen of Pop will kick off her six-month stint to support her MDNA album on 29th May at Ramat Gan Stadium ...
MTV UK News
Handiham World for 08 February 2012 | AmateurRadio.com
By Patrick WA0TDA
Welcome to Handiham World.Are you a news junkie? I guess I might consider myself one. Every day I use Google News, which can be customized by the user to reflect certain preferences. For example, I am not a sports fan, so I can set the ...
AmateurRadio.com
Brazilian state's death toll tops 100 as police strike - Stabroek News ...
By Stabroek staff
Stabroek News - Daily Guyana News. Wednesday 8th February ... NewsArchive(1986-2007) powered by Google(TM). Search Help Archives ... 100 as police strike. By Stabroek staff | 0 Comments | World News | Wednesday, February 82012 ...
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Cruise ship captain kept under house arrest | Otago Daily Times ...
Wed, 8 Feb 2012NewsWorld. An Italian court has refused to lift an order of house arrest for Francesco Schettino, the captain of Costa Concordia cruise ship that ran aground off a Tuscan island last month. A court in Florence, in issuing its ...
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Desperate for payday? You're not alone | Marie Claire
Around 1.5million families face a further squeeze with child benefit cuts forcing growing numbers of people to take out dangerous pay day loans with interest rates of up to 4000 per cent. MORE WORLD NEWS. Wednesday 8 February 2012 ...
Marie Claire News
Wed 8 Feb 2012 - Daily round-up of the world's weird news ...
Amazing gaming chimps, dead man's face seen in the clouds, plus naked pedalo pair abandon Atlantic crossing Purple squirrel captured in Jersey shore Spate ...
www.forteantimes.com/.../daily_roundup_of_the_worlds_weir...
World News, 8th February, 2012 from The Irish Independent ...
Church guidelines on how to root out paedophile priests and protect children need to be backed up by penalties for bishops who fail to implement them, Irish ...
www.independent.ie/todays-paper/2012/02/08/world-news/
Argentina will take Falklands claim to the UN, says president | World ...
The Guardian, UK and World news, User comments, Web. News · Sport... 8 February 2012 . It was last modified at 00.55 GMT on Wednesday 8 February 2012 .
www.guardian.co.uk/.../argentina-falklands-un-cristina-kirchn...
Travel Safety News Daily - 8th February 2012 - World Nomads ...
We've gathered all the news you need to Keep Travelling Safely. Today - Protests , unrest as Maldives President resigns - Supporters of Striking Brazilian Cops ...
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BBC News - Greece bailout: Coalition 'to finalise' austerity deal
8 February 2012 Last updated at 12:22 ET ... Analysts believe this newsindicates the Greek politicians have reached an agreement, with Eurogroup head ...
www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16941929
War News Updates: World News Briefs -- February 8, 2012
A News Aggregator That Covers The World's Major Wars And Conflicts. Military, Political, And Intelligence News Are Also Covered. Occasionally We Will Have ...
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The News Matrix: Wednesday 8 February 2012
Tickets for the London 2012 Olympics are to be printed in the US. ... Two 102-year-old sisters have been recognised as the world's oldest living twins by ...
www.independent.co.uk/.../the-news-matrix-wednesday-8-febr...
Barriers blunt trade within Africa: World Bank | Top News | Reuters
Wed 8 Feb 2012 | 9:03 GMT. You are here: Home > News > Top News > Article. Home · News · News by Country · Top News · Sport · World · Oddly Enough ...
af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFJOE81700B20120208
Out of Hell 8 February 2012
We would like to thank all Mass Effect fans for their passion and dedication to this ever-growing world, and assure them that we are listening and taking ...
www.gamershell.com/news_132732.html
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