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Papandreou wins vote, Greece still faces uncertainty

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a parliamentary confidence vote on Saturday, avoiding snap elections which would have torpedoed Greece’s debt crisis bailout deal and inflamed the euro zone’s economic crisis. Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou raises his hand to vote in a confidence vote in the Greek parliament, next to Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos in Athens ...

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Sick Rihanna resumes tour – CANOE

National LedgerSick Rihanna resumes tourCANOECOM R&B star Rihanna returned to the stage in Germany on Friday after bouncing back from her hospitalization earlier this week. The Umbrella hitmaker was forced to scrap two concerts in Sweden on Monday ...

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England cricketers on guard – The Sun

MetroEngland cricketers on guardThe SunThe matches are being played in Dubai and Abu Dhabi because Pakistan is out of bounds for cricket tours due to security concerns. Although the Emirates are not considered an A-level risk destination, England will ...

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Report: Global carbon dioxide output soaring

The global output of heat-trapping carbon dioxide jumped by the biggest amount on record, the US department of energy has calculated, in a sign of how weak the world’s efforts have been at slowing man-made global warming. The new figures for 2010 mean that levels of greenhouse gases are higher than the worst case scenario outlined by climate experts just four ...

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Earthquakes have a bigger health toll than other disasters

Earthquakes have a bigger impact on health than other natural disasters such as floods and hurricanes, US researchers say. There are more than a million earthquakes, of varying severity, around the world each year. As well as the immediate deaths, many people…

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Jury to begin considering fate of Jackson doctor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After six weeks of listening, jurors in the involuntary manslaughter case of Michael Jackson’s doctor will get their first chance to talk about the case Friday. Their discussions behind closed doors in a downtown Los Angeles courthouse could lead to the conviction or acquittal of Dr. Conrad Murray, whom the panel has heard described alternately as ...

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Reggae Mansion stands by ban – Malaysia Star

Reggae Mansion stands by banMalaysia StarKUALA LUMPUR: The controversial Reggae Mansion has defended its “ban” on guests from Malaysia, India and the Middle East but many people are not buying it. The hostel chain said it provided Western meals and...

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England cricketers on guard in Pakistan – The Sun

MetroEngland cricketers on guard in PakistanThe SunThe matches are being played in Dubai and Abu Dhabi because Pakistan is out of bounds for cricket tours due to security concerns. Although the Emirates are not considered an A-level risk destination, E...

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