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Canada’s Nexen oil company shareholders approve Chinese takeover for $15.1 billion

September 22nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
CALGARY, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian oil and gas company, Nexen Inc., on Thursday announced that its shareholders have approved the proposed takeover by China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC).The Plan of ... Read more...

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Canada backtracks on pledge to balance budget by 2014

November 9th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Nov 9 (IANS) The Canadian government will not be able to keep its election promise to balance the budget in two years, Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has said.Flaherty and ... Read more...

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Exposure to death and dying can have positive effects

December 7th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Professionals who are constantly surrounded by death or dying people have a better understanding of the meaning of life, says a new study."Participants reported that their work provided ... Read more...

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New horned dinosaur discovered

May 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): The discovery of a new horned dinosaur, Medusaceratops lokii, has been announced by a scientist at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History.The newly identified plant-eating dinosaur, approximately 20 ... Read more...

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The Body Of A Young Sikh Punjabi Woman And Three Babies Found In Calgary Home

October 12th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Calgary, Alberta, Oct. 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to sources, a 27 year old woman and three babies had been found dead in a Calgary house. The woman, who members of ... Read more...

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Bush to embark on a speaking tour next month

February 24th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Former President George W. Bush will embark next month on a series of speeches that will take him to Canada, Europe and Asia, his advisers have said. ... Read more...

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Plant-grown insulin enters human trials

January 9th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have injected humans with insulin grown in plants, in order to test if plants could provide cheaper source of insulin for diabetics.Sembiosys ... Read more...

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