News briefs:June 5 and 6, 2010

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This is the Audio wikinew brief for the weekend of June 5 and June 6 of 2010. I'm Patrick Gillett and this is Wikinews.


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163 dead after lead poisoning in NigeriaEdit

Naoto Kan elected new Prime Minister of JapanEdit

MV Rachel Corrie seized by Israeli Naval ForcesEdit

Large fireball observed after object strikes JupiterEdit

WHO's reaction to H1N1 influenced by drug companies, reports claimEdit

Cyclone Phet turns to Pakistan after hitting OmanEdit

Obama nominates James Clapper for Director of National IntelligenceEdit

Facebook unblocked in BangladeshEdit

Australian rules football: Gippsland Football League heavyweights clash, Maffra go two games clearEdit


And those are the top story for the weekend of June 5 and June 6, 2010.

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