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Bluff Your Way To The 2010 WSOP Ladies Event

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Take down a max of points in tournaments and cash tables on Poker770, and win a $3,000 package for the 2010 WSOP Ladie Event in Las Vegas.

There are 6 packages to win, which means that the 6 bests female players will be offered the chance to win the finest bracelet around: the Ladies World Poker Champion.

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Three US Scientists Win 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine

Oct. 5, 2009 - STOCKHOLM: Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack Szoztak deciphered the enigma of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase.

The Karolinska Institute has awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to three US scientists (two women and one man) who solved one of the greatest mysteries of biology: how chromosomes can be copied in a complete way during cell divisions and how they are protected against degradation.

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Aung San Suu Kyi Remains Under House Arrest

Oct. 2, 2009 - Lack of freedom of speech worsens the waste of talent in an impoverished country, writes new UK ambassador in Rangoon.

Lawyers for Aung San Suu Kyi said they would appeal against the 18-month sentence imposed for breaking the terms of her house arrest as world leaders stepped up criticism of the Burmese regime.

The sentence – announced yesterday after a court had initially sentenced the 64-year-old pro-democracy leader to three years' hard labour – means she will play no part in elections the country's military junta has promised to hold next year.

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Sumatra Second Earthquake Leaves Above 500 Dead

Oct. 1, 2009 - Earthquakes give no respite to the Indonesian island of Sumatra, left yesterday in chaos and tragedy since a 7.6 magnitude earthquake and hit this morning at 9.31 am (3.31 GMT) by a new tremor of 6.8 magnitude.

The epicenter was established 155 km northwest of Bengkulu, a town of 340,000 people south of Padang, the city worst hit by the first of the earthquakes.

At least 529 people have died and over 450 were seriously injured confirmed today by the Indonesian authorities, who fear that thousands may still be trapped under rubbles.

Acording to local authorities, 376 deaths were recorded in Padang, the capital of West Sumatra province, where the death toll may continue to rise as more bodies are recovered from the wreckage.

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A Tsunami Caused Near 100 Deaths In The Pacific

Sept. 30, 2009 - A 8.0 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami that has caused about 100 deaths and left dozens injured in the tropical islands of Samoa and American Samoa.

The Samoan Center for Disaster Management officially reported 75 deaths but said that the final death toll could be above 100.

Police in American Samoa, a territory that belongs to the U.S. has reported that at least 14 people were killed in that area of the archipelago.

The earthquake occurred yesterday at 6:48 local time (17:48 GMT), when many island residents were preparing to go to work and children going to school. In Samoa, 5 feet waves hit the shore in Apia, capital of the island, and up to 10 feet waves were recorded in other nearby areas.

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Q & A: How did Guinea erupt into violence?

Troops loyal to military junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara fired live rounds into a crowd of protesters Monday in clashes that killed more than 150. Why?

By Scott Baldauf | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor
from the September 29, 2009 edition

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More Texas Death Penalty Woes

Texas’ Criminal Court of Appeals (CCA), the highest criminal court in the state, the panel that offers the last judicial review of Texas’ death penalty cases, is a joke. Sharon Keller, the presiding judge of the CCA, faced trial for five counts of judicial misconduct in August, including a violation of due process in a 2007 death penalty case. Now the CCA has voted 6-3 that a death penalty conviction should stand even though the judge and prosecutor who tried the case in 1989 had been lovers for over 20 years. - Obituary Archive

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G20 Summit: "Tough Regulations" Or Just "Business As Usual"?

Sept. 28, 2009 - At the end of the 2 days G20 summit that was held in Pittsburgh, US president Barack Obama declared that "the world's leading nations have agreed tough new regulations to prevent another global financial crisis".

According to the Financial Stability Board, which coordinates the Group of 20 regulation initiatives, "there has been good progress in strengthening the financial system to apply lessons from the credit crunch". (read FSB report on G20 financial rules progress).

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Experimental Vaccine Reduces Risks Of HIV/AIDS Contagion

Sept. 24, 2009 - Thai health authorities have presented yesterday in Bangkok the results of an HIV/AIDS vaccine studey conducted on more than 16,000 people.

The study conducted in Thailand was sponsored by the US Army Medical Research and the National Institute of Health.

The experimental vaccine (known as RV144) is a combination of two genetically engineered vaccines developed by Sanofi-Aventis SA and VaxGen Inc., whih had failed in previous trials.

The protection offered by this new vaccine is very low, as it only reduces the risk of contagion by 31.2 percent, but the results give some indication that researchers are heading in the right direction.

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Global Warming In The Agenda Of The Pittsburgh G20 Summit

Sept. 24, 2009 - Last summit in London was centered around the financial crisis and the best strategies to get the global economy out of recession. Although it is expected that the reform of international financial institutions will still be an important part of the discussion in today Pittsburgh summit, some sentences in president Barack Obama address to the UN indicate that global warming will be part of the agenda.

According to sources in the White House, the US president will propose to his G20 partners a plan to eliminate subsidies on fossil fuels, in order to encourage the use of renewable energy and to fight against global warming.

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