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Vol 42 Issue 24

Whaling Ban Nearly Killed

Led by strong opposition from Japan, the body that governs commercial whaling came close to overturning the 20-year-old ban on the practice. What do...

Gates To Leave Microsoft

Bill Gates announced that he will be giving up his duties in the day-to-day operations of Microsoft in 2008. What do you think?

National Meat Surplus

Pork profits are substantially lower than last year because of a massive meat surplus. What do you think?
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