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News Bits is a blog site supplying highlights of newsworthy press releases, articles, reports, and other information relevant to prominent people and companies. News Bits supplies pertinent news on topics ranging from politics to culture to economy to science and technology.

News publications around the world report important current events relevant to the local and international sectors. News Bits receives regular updates from the most reliable sources in the associated press, in order to keep News Bits readers updated about all the news regarding business, politics, philanthropy and the environment.

Every week, we will compile a few of the week’s top stories from various news sources:

Tuesday, June 8 2010 First Xenon Gas Treatment Given to Newborn to Prevent Brain Injury: A British newborn baby was the first ever to receive xenon gas, a treatment used to prevent brain injury.

Tuesday, June 1 2010 7.1 Quake in China Kills 400: An earthquake that hit China on Wednesday, April 14, 2010, left at least 400 dead and 8,000 injured, according to a Chinese television network.

Tuesday, May 25 2010 Tears Welcome Poland’s First Lady as Her Body Returns Home: The body of Poland’s late first lady was met by an emotional welcome when it was flown home from Russia on Tuesday, April 13.

Tuesday, May 18 2010 Scientists Discover Deepest Volcanic Vent: “With a remote-controlled submarine, scientists recently found the deepest volcanic vent in the world.”

Monday, May 10 2010: Eight Red Cross Staff Kidnapped in Eastern Congo: “The international aid group Red Cross announced on Tuesday, April 13, that an armed group kidnapped eight of their staff members in the eastern region of Congo.”

Monday, May 3 2010: IMB Produces Eco-Friendly Plastic from Plants: “On March 9, 2010 in San Francisco, IBM researchers reported that they have found a way to create environmentally friendly plastic from plants that can take the place of petroleum-based products.”

Monday, April 26 2010: Microsoft Pushing for Cloud Computing: “On March 8, 2010, Monday, Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer talked to an audience at the University of Washington and told them that cloud computing is becoming the center of attention for every technology company. He said that the global technology industry is putting its bet on the said method.”

Monday, April 19 2010: Prince Charles to Visit Endangered European Bison Herd :”On Tuesday, March 9th 2010, Jolanta Gadek, speaker for Poland’s Podlasie province, revealed that Prince Charles and his wife will be visiting a rare European bison herd in their distinctive natural habitat.”

Monday, April 12 2010: Obama and Papandreou Meet to Discuss Financial Reforms :”In Washington on March 8, 2010, US President Barack Obama and Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou met and discussed economic issues concerning Greece’s attempts to surmount a severe debt crisis.”

Monday, April 5, 2010:Sandra Bullock’s Oscar Acceptance Speech: “Sandra Bullock’s spectacular interpretation of the true-to-life character Leigh Ann Tuohy in The Blind Side gave the actress her first Oscar Award”.

Monday, March 29, 2010: Alice Walton and the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
“Alice Walton, daughter of Wal-Mart founder, Sam Walton, is best known for her contributions to art in the Midwest. The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas is probably known as one of her most grand initiatives.”

Tuesday, March 23, 2010: Warren Buffett on Business and Charity“Buffett is among the most accomplished investors throughout history, the biggest shareholder and is best known for being the chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway. Just last year, he was listed as one of the wealthiest persons in the world by Forbes magazine, with an approximate net worth of $62 billion.”