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  • 21Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …

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  • 22Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda link allegations — were made by some U.S. Government officials who claimed that a highly secretive relationship existed between former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and the radical Islamist militant organization Al Qaeda from 1992 to 2003, specifically through a… …

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  • 23Alcohol and cancer — Total recorded alcohol per capita consumption (15+), in litres of pure alcohol.[1] Alcohol is associated with an increased risk of a number of cancers.[2] 3.6% of all cancer cases and 3.5% of cancer deaths worldwide are attributable to consu …

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  • 24Health and Disease — ▪ 2009 Introduction Food and Drug Safety.       In 2008 the contamination of infant formula and related dairy products with melamine in China led to widespread health problems in children, including urinary problems and possible renal tube… …

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  • 25Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda link allegations timeline — The Saddam Hussein and al Qaeda timeline below list allegations of meetings, all but one now discounted, denied or disproven by the United States Government, between al Qaeda members and members of Saddam Hussein s government, as well as other… …

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  • 26Comprehensive Economic Partnership for East Asia — The Comprehensive Economic Partnership for East ASIA (CEPEA) is a Japanese led proposal for trade co operation, free trade agreement, among the 16 present member countries of the East Asia Summit. Contents 1 Countries involved 2 Background 3 East …

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  • 27SS Edmund Fitzgerald — Edmund Fitzgerald redirects here. For other uses, see Edmund Fitzgerald (disambiguation) …

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  • 28Economics of global warming — This article describes the economics of global warming and climate change. Contents 1 Definitions 2 Climate change science 3 Scenarios 4 Trends and projections …

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  • 29China Employment Law — The China Employment Law 2008 is a statute which regulates the contract of employment among workers in China. It was introduced on 1 January 2008.Text from the Actcquote|Effective January 1, 2008 The following is an translated copy of the… …

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  • 30Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 31Acupuncture — Intervention Needles being inserted into a patient s skin. ICD 10 PCS 8E0H30Z …

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  • 32John F. Kennedy assassination — The assassination of John F. Kennedy, the thirty fifth President of the United States, took place on Friday, November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas, USA at 12:30 p.m. CST (18:30 UTC). John F. Kennedy was fatally wounded by gunshots while riding with …

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  • 33literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 34USS Iowa turret explosion — USS Iowa s Turret Two explodes Date April 19, 1989 Place Caribbean Sea ne …

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  • 35Communications Workers of America v. Beck — Supreme Court of the United States Argued January 11, 1988 …

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  • 36Medical analysis of circumcision — Numerous medical studies have examined the effects of male circumcision with mixed opinions regarding the benefits and risks of the procedure. Opponents of circumcision say it is medically unnecessary, is unethical when performed on newborns, is… …

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  • 37Effects of global warming — This article is about (primarily) effects during the 21st century. For longer term effects, see Long term effects of global warming. The variou …

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  • 38Austria — Austrian, adj., n. /aw stree euh/, n. a republic in central Europe. 8,054,078; 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Cap.: Vienna. German, Österreich. * * * Austria Introduction Austria Background: Once the center of power for the large Austro… …

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  • 39china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 40China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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