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Spencer, Heidi Pratt quit NBC's 'I'm a Celebrity'

Recently married The Hills stars Spencer and Heidi Pratt have reportedly quit NBC's 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!' Upset at the show's Costa Rican jungle living conditions, the newlyweds quit the NBC reality competition hours after it began filming this weekend, NBC reality chief Paul Telegdy confirmed Monday.

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Wise words Cyclone Aila Cap and tax On Korea

Venezuela targets private banks

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has threatened to sanction private banks which fail to co-operate with his administration's drive to construct a socialist economy. Mr Chavez said that banks should facilitate exchange by providing credit to people buying houses or producing food, rather than generating massive profits for their owners.

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Art For A Change: Strike/Huelga

Amanecer (Dawn) is one of two oil paintings by California artist Mark Vallen, which will be on display at the National Chicana/Chicano Biennial of 2009, organized by MACLA, or the Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana (Movement of Latin American Art and Culture).

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NBC's risky Conan O'Brien-Leno move

When you come home every night during the week after a long day at work, after you prepare and eat dinner then eventually put the children to bed, what do you watch on television before and after the late night news?

WORLD NOTES Argentina, Egypt, China, Georgia, Afghanistan, Cuba

Argentina: Worker-run plants continue Egypt: Textile workers end strike China: Mainland, Taiwan leaders confer Georgia: Protest U.S.-backed president Afghanistan: Aid reaches few people Cuba: Russia returns as ally

Palestinians honor Holocaust victims

RAMALLAH, May 29 (IPS) - On a cool and overcast day, a procession of grim-faced people filed silently past pictures of heaps of skeletons piled high, of emaciated survivors with blank stares corralled behind barbed wire, barely clinging to life.

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Spell it out Labor law system is broken Pakistan at a crossroads

WORLDNOTES, Venezuela, Iraq, Myanmar, Spain, Nigeria, Cuba

Venezuela: Nationalizing key industries Iraq: Corruption leads to food shortages Myanmar: Democracy leader faces more jail time Spain: General strike hits Basque region Nigeria: Delta conflict grows Cuba: New economic difficulties

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Students don hard hats in unique school-trades partnership

PHILADELPHIA — “We need the best people here. If you have a trade, a skill, no one can take that from you.” This was the advice Frank Marsh of Iron Workers Local 401 gave to the 40 Philadelphia high school students who attended Youth Safety in Construction Day here May 22.

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