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SEVEN OUT OF TEN RUSSIAN BABIES BORN SICK by Emma Griffiths, in Moscow, for Saturday AM ABC Online
By the time children leave school, 50 percent are so sick it limits their career choices.
AFGHANISTAN STILL FRAGILE from the United Nations
UN airdrops food to Afghans starving in harshest winter in many years.
SCOTT RITTER SAYS US IRAN ATTACK PLANNED FOR JUNE by Mark Jensen, for "United for Peace of Pierce County" WA
Former UN weapons inspector says that world peace movement could forestall the attack.
HUNGER, FAMILY ABUSE TOP MORAL ISSUES IN POLL by Thomas Hargrove and Guido H Stempel III, for Scripps Howard News Service
Americans say issues that threaten, harm, or cause suffering are most important "moral values".
UK RAISES MINIMUM WAGE BBC News, UK edition
Women "most affected" by raise to £5.05 [about $10 CAD] an hour.
EUROS FOR OIL by Casey Khan on LewRockwell.com
Iran's biggest threat to the US may be to sell its oil in euros not dollars.
MARCH 19 PROTESTS AGAINST IRAQ OCCUPATION from the Canadian Peace Alliance
Canadian Peace Alliance co-ordinates protests across Canada.
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CREDIT RATING ERROR by Lillian Szilagy, Toronto ON
Bank failure to record credit card payment led to seven years of bad credit rating, high student loan interest rates.
It's the principal of the thing.