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/ 22 April 2008

Disney workers find missing rings in garbage

Walt Disney World seems to have worked its magic on a Massachusetts couple who accidentally threw away three platinum and diamond wedding rings. While tidying up their villa as they prepared to leave the park late last week, Paul Campanale dumped a cardboard bowl, not knowing the container inside it held his wife Karen’s rings.

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/ 4 March 2008

Google health service won’t be ad-supported

Google will not use advertising to support its new internet health service, CEO Eric Schmidt said recently in the search company’s first detailed public comments about a venture raising concerns among privacy advocates. Schmidt said the service is merely a platform for American users to store their medical information.

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/ 6 March 2007

Astronaut may have come across steamy e-mails

Nasa astronaut Lisa Nowak’s bizarre 1 450km road trip to confront a romantic rival may have been sparked when she uncovered steamy e-mails sent to her boyfriend by the other woman. Nowak had collected more than a dozen e-mails sent to her one-time boyfriend, space shuttle pilot Bill Oefelein, including one he received during his shuttle mission.

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/ 11 May 2006

Jeb Bush would be ‘a great president’

Could there be a third president Bush? The current chief said on Wednesday that younger brother Jeb would make a great one, too, and has asked him about making a run. The first president Bush likes the idea as well. Jeb Bush, the Republican governor of Florida, has one asset that his presidential brother does not right now — approval from most of his constituents.

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/ 30 March 2005

Woods and Els duel in the dark

Tiger Woods and Ernie Els once again duelled to a golfing play-off draw in Florida on Tuesday as darkness halted the Tavistock Cup match between crosstown rival golf clubs Lake Nona and host Isleworth. The annual showdown was declared an 8,5-8,5 draw, bringing back memories of 16 months earlier at the 2003 Presidents Cup in South Africa.

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/ 21 March 2005

Big deal, says number one Singh

Vijay Singh returned to number one in the world on Sunday, but blew a chance to win a tournament for the second straight week. Kenny Perry lost a three-shot lead in three holes, but emerged the winner at the Bay Hill Invitational when Singh hit his approach off the rocks and into the water on the 18th hole to make double bogey.