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General Motors automobile sales plunge by 45%

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General Motors automobile sales plunge by 45%

August 19th

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 General Motors Corporation (GM) announced on Wednesday that it saw a 45% drop in United States vehicle sales for its cars in March. Executives from several auto firms, however, said that there was some hope for the auto industry to stabilise, as car sales rebounded in the last week of March. […]

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August 19th

Click Here To Find Out More About: Lunch Time New Zealand Menu Learn French The Easy Way by Roberto Bell It is easier than ever to learn basic French. There are so many options available that you might find it difficult to know where to start. Don’t worry, I have got four great tips that […]

Fast food chain McDonald’s set to open up 1000 more stores by end of year

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Fast food chain McDonald’s set to open up 1000 more stores by end of year

August 18th

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 American fast food chain McDonald’s is set to open up 1000 more stores during 2009 as part of its expected capital spending of US$2.1 billion. While global same-store sales rose 7.2%, revenue fell marginally, due to the strong US dollar. McDonald’s net income fell 23% from US$1.27 billion to $985.4 million. […]

US officials accused of covering up human deaths from BSE and discouraging testing of suspected animals

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US officials accused of covering up human deaths from BSE and discouraging testing of suspected animals

August 18th

Friday, July 1, 2005 Dr. Lester Friedlander, a former United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) vet, had been blowing the whistle on the USDA beef inspection practices before the latest case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was confirmed. Dr. Friedlander said that inspectors are allowed only 15 seconds of inspection and that unhygienic practices are […]

Mexican police official, bodyguard shot dead at restaurant

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Mexican police official, bodyguard shot dead at restaurant

August 18th

Thursday, June 26, 2008 Gunmen today opened fire in a Mexico City restaurant, killing a top police official in charge of monitoring the country’s illegal drug trade, as well as one of his bodyguards, Mexican officials said. The attack is the latest waged against authorities attempting to fight Mexico’s powerful drug cartels. Security officials in […]

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