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by Contributor on Thursday Jun 11 2009
By John Timmer The cash-strapped Golden State has decided that, starting next school year, schools will be able to use open source, digital textbooks for a number of math and science subjects.
by Contributor on Thursday Jun 11 2009
By John Timmer The cash-strapped Golden State has decided that, starting next school year, schools will be able to use open source, digital textbooks for a number of math and science subjects.
by Contributor on Thursday Jun 11 2009
By John Timmer The cash-strapped Golden State has decided that, starting next school year, schools will be able to use open source, digital textbooks for a number of math and science subjects.
by Contributor on Thursday Jun 11 2009
By John Timmer The cash-strapped Golden State has decided that, starting next school year, schools will be able to use open source, digital textbooks for a number of math and science subjects.
by Anonymous on Monday Jun 08 2009
The H1N1 swine flu virus has now spread to 66 different countries across the globe, with at least 19,273 confirmed cases and 117 deaths having been reported according to the latest World Health Organisation (WHO) tally.
by Anonymous on Thursday Jun 04 2009

 Wikinews has learned that Argentine media reported on May 27 that an Air France flight traveling from Ezeiza Airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina to Paris, France, was delayed after the airline reportedly received a bomb threat, just days before Air France Flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean.

by Anonymous on Monday Jun 01 2009

The Airbus A330-200 was last heard via radio at 22:30 local time (01:30 GMT). The Brazilian Air Force is confirming the disappearing of the aircraft, which vanished from radar approximately 190 miles (306 km) off the Brazilian coast. Reuters reports that an electrical short circuit during turbulence may have caused the plane to plunge into the Atlantic Ocean.

by Anonymous on Thursday May 28 2009
The Israeli parliament, the Knesset, has initially voted in favor of two bills, the "Loyalty Oath Law" and the "Nakba Law", both of which have sparked major controversy and are aime at Palestinians living in Israel who are critical of Israeli policies in the occupied territories.
 
by Anonymous on Monday May 25 2009
A passerby pushed a man, who was threatening to commit suicide, off Haizhu Bridge in Guangzhou, China. The 66-year-old passerby, Lai Jiansheng, told China Daily that "I pushed him off because jumpers like Chen are very selfish.
by Anonymous on Thursday May 21 2009

A copy of a letter written to the Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper by a Canadian man facing the death penalty in Saudi Arabia has been obtained by The Canadian Press.

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