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Reuters
In Turkish sweatshops, Syrian children sew to surviveISTANBUL, Turkey Muna Awwal wants to go to school. But she needs to go to work.
In Turkish sweatshops, Syrian children sew to survive
Reuters / Posted 6 minutes ago
ISTANBUL, Turkey Muna Awwal wants to go to school. But she needs to go to work. Muna says she is 10 years old. Nine, corrects her father, Mahmud, as they sit in the family's second-floor flat in Istanbul's textile district. Muna and her family... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Of Hijabs and Robes - the Challenge of Secularity in NigeriaIn 2000, the then Zamfara State governor, Ahmad Sani Yerima, precipitated a con
Of Hijabs and Robes - the Challenge of Secularity in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
In 2000, the then Zamfara State governor, Ahmad Sani Yerima, precipitated a constitutional crisis in Nigeria when he instituted the implementation of the Islamic Sharia law in the state. Since then, the Sharia law has become significant proportion of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Integral to Canada’s economy, immigrants deserve more supportSix Degrees: Experiments in Pluralism is an essay series devoted to exploring C
Integral to Canada’s economy, immigrants deserve more support
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Six Degrees: Experiments in Pluralism is an essay series devoted to exploring Canada’s emerging identity as an experimental society. The inaugural 6 Degrees “citizen space,” presented by the Institute for Canadian Citizenship, will take place in... Read more
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Sun Star
PASAR’s other business is social responsibilityA USEFUL guide to corporate social responsibility is for businesses to adopt pa
PASAR’s other business is social responsibility
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
A USEFUL guide to corporate social responsibility is for businesses to adopt particular sustainable development goals, according to the chief executive officer of the Leyte-based Philippine Associated Smelting and Refining (PASAR) Corporation. Adam... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Background Checks Help to Eliminate False Claims'Background screening has been an effective instrument in investigating the soci
'Background Checks Help to Eliminate False Claims'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Background screening has been an effective instrument in investigating the social status, business and investment claims, and lifestyles of people. The Managing Director, Background Check International, Mr. Kola Olugbodi in this interview with Mary... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Guru universitySadly, many of you will agree that little of what you learned during your schoo
Guru university
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
Sadly, many of you will agree that little of what you learned during your school years is actually proving useful to you at this very moment in your adult life -- especially if you were schooled here. That got us thinking. We're the experts on... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupJuly 13 Redlands Daily Facts on problems with the state's pension system: The
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 days ago
July 13 Redlands Daily Facts on problems with the state's pension system: The beleaguered California Public Employees' Retirement System has been plagued by exceedingly generous retirement benefits for government employees, overly optimistic... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Sex-ed bill stirs debate on Beacon HillBy Rachel Riley, BU Statehouse Program Amelia Pak-Harvey apak-harvey@lowellsun.
Sex-ed bill stirs debate on Beacon Hill
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
By Rachel Riley, BU Statehouse Program Amelia Pak-Harvey apak-harvey@lowellsun.com For Newton resident Dan Kiley, it was not what he said, but what he didn't say that could have made a difference in his son's life. His son, now 34, has HIV and works... Read more
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Breitbart
California: 1st State To Teach LGBT Curriculum — to Second GradersCalifornia is the first state to adopt the LGBT rights agenda formally into its
California: 1st State To Teach LGBT Curriculum — to Second Graders
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
California is the first state to adopt the LGBT rights agenda formally into its public schools, as part of a new history and social studies curriculum that will reach children as young as the second grade. “This is a big win for our students,” said... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
For Arkansas higher-ed job, 3 selected for interviewsThe committee searching for the new leader of the state Department of Higher Ed
For Arkansas higher-ed job, 3 selected for interviews
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
The committee searching for the new leader of the state Department of Higher Education on Monday invited three candidates, including one from Arkansas, for final interviews next week. The committee whittled down the list of 16 applicants to three... Read more
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New Kerala
Stylam Industries Limited adopted Abheypur village - newkerala.com #92553Speaking about Stylam's efforts in this direction, Satish Gupta said, "Stylam I
Stylam Industries Limited adopted Abheypur village - newkerala.com #92553
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Speaking about Stylam's efforts in this direction, Satish Gupta said, "Stylam Industries Limited has been in India for close to more than two decades now and we are committed to giving back as much as possible to the community. There are many ways to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
For higher-ed job, 3 selected for interviewsThe committee searching for the new leader of the state Department of Higher Ed
For higher-ed job, 3 selected for interviews
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
The committee searching for the new leader of the state Department of Higher Education on Monday invited three candidates, including one from Arkansas, for final interviews next week. The committee whittled down the list of 16 applicants to three... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Sagicor supports Five Rivers science initiativeSagicor Life Inc has extended its well wishes to the national winners of the Sa
Sagicor supports Five Rivers science initiative
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
Sagicor Life Inc has extended its well wishes to the national winners of the Sagicor Visionaries Challenge, Five Rivers Secondary School. Team leader, Selina De Souza, and the supervising teacher, Jeanette Browne, went to Tampa on an all-expense... Read more
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Business Insider
Malcolm Gladwell is arguing that colleges sacrifice admitting low-income students for delicious dining-hall food — and people think it's ridiculousWhy do some seemingly similar colleges admit more low-income students than othe
Malcolm Gladwell is arguing that colleges sacrifice admitting low-income students for delicious dining-hall food — and people think it's ridiculous
Business Insider / Posted 7 days ago
Why do some seemingly similar colleges admit more low-income students than others? Malcolm Gladwell, the popular writer ("The Tipping Point," among other books), has an answer for that question. Elite colleges that spend to have quality food and... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Non-profit news: Week of July 18, 2016Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center will hold a “Young Adults’ Bowling Night”
Non-profit news: Week of July 18, 2016
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center will hold a “Young Adults’ Bowling Night” from 8 to 11 p.m. July 19 at Holiday Bowl, 29 Spruce St., Oakland. Those ages 17 to 30 are welcome. Tickets include bowling, shoes, all-you-can-eat pizza and soda. $25.... Read more
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Orange County Register
Two months later: UCI movie night stir lingersOn the night of May 18, a group of about 10 Jewish students gathered at UC Irvi
Two months later: UCI movie night stir lingers
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
On the night of May 18, a group of about 10 Jewish students gathered at UC Irvine to watch “Beneath the Helmet,” a film about young Israeli soldiers. Outside, another group of students, as many as 50 by some estimates, gathered to protest the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Agendas1. Call to order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Approval of agenda 4. Presentati
Agendas
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
1. Call to order 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Approval of agenda 4. Presentation 4.1. Region 5 Development Commission Solar Project 4.2. Student Improv Troupe 5. Public Comments 6. Consent agenda 6.1. Personnel 6.1.1. Employment 6.1.2.... Read more
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Washington Post
Beijing’s claims to South China Sea rejected by international tribunalThe Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled that China does not have
Beijing’s claims to South China Sea rejected by international tribunal
Washington Post / Posted 12 days ago
The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled that China does not have historic rights to justify its expansive claims. The verdict, which strongly favored the Philippines, will undermine China's claim to sovereignty under the nine-dash line... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Beijing's claims to South China Sea rejected by international tribunalChina's expansive assertion of sovereignty over the South China Sea suffered a
Beijing's claims to South China Sea rejected by international tribunal
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
China's expansive assertion of sovereignty over the South China Sea suffered a major blow Tuesday when an international tribunal ruled that its claims have no legal or historical basis, throwing up the possibility of a new period of tension and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
China faces dilemma after ruling delivers major blowFilipinos react moments after the Hague-based UN international arbitration trib
China faces dilemma after ruling delivers major blow
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Filipinos react moments after the Hague-based UN international arbitration tribunal ruled in favour of the Philippines in its case against China. Photo / AP China's expansive assertion of sovereignty over the South China Sea suffered a major blow... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Who is Hillary Clinton?Editor's note: As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump kick off their general elect
Who is Hillary Clinton?
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
Editor's note: As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump kick off their general election showdown, CNN went beyond the headlines and spoke with the authors of their most comprehensive biographies. For a look at Trump, click here. (CNN) -- A former first... Read more
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CNN
Who is Hillary Clinton?She's the most interesting woman, I think, of our era. At the time -- she was a
Who is Hillary Clinton?
CNN / Posted 15 days ago
She's the most interesting woman, I think, of our era. At the time -- she was already the most famous woman in the world. More famous than Princess Diana. More famous than Elizabeth Taylor. And, you know, we forget -- with Donald Trump, we remember... Read more
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Rappler
Livelihood scheme teaches Yolanda survivors better financial managementNORMALCY. Typhoon Yolanda survivors in Estancia, Iloilo attend a program on fin
Livelihood scheme teaches Yolanda survivors better financial management
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
NORMALCY. Typhoon Yolanda survivors in Estancia, Iloilo attend a program on financial management. Photo by Ted Aldwin Ong/ Rappler ILOILO, Philippines – The recovery work continues two years after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit the coastal towns... Read more
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Daily Record
Hopatcong man creates one-of-a-kind masksStylist Glen Solberg never knows how his handmade masks will look until he’s fi
Hopatcong man creates one-of-a-kind masks
Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
Stylist Glen Solberg never knows how his handmade masks will look until he’s finished. That’s when his creativity really shines through. “I never know what inspires me. It just has to fit. I may see a piece of fabric. I may see a flower. Sometimes... Read more
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Salon.com
The deep roots of “white trash” in America: “Not only are we not a post-racial society, we are certainly not a post-class society”Nancy Isenberg’s book “White Trash” begins by looking at the characters in “To
The deep roots of “white trash” in America: “Not only are we not a post-racial society, we are certainly not a post-class society”
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
Nancy Isenberg’s book “White Trash” begins by looking at the characters in “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Both the book and the movie play with the divide between Atticus Finch, who is saintly and proper, and the poor white family, the Ewells, whose... Read more
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BC Local News
EVENTS GUIDE for July 7 and beyond (Surrey, North DeltaWhalley’s Corner Community Festival on Saturday, July 9 at 108th Ave. and King
EVENTS GUIDE for July 7 and beyond (Surrey, North Delta
BC Local News / Posted 18 days ago
Whalley’s Corner Community Festival on Saturday, July 9 at 108th Ave. and King George Blvd., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Third annual event features motorcycle and hot rod show ‘n’ shine, crafts, live music, vendors, activities for kids. Look for info on... Read more
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Leominster Champion
‘We’re like a family’ | July 8, 2016International Veterans Chorus founder passing her baton Donna Allard, founder
‘We’re like a family’ | July 8, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 18 days ago
International Veterans Chorus founder passing her baton Donna Allard, founder and director of the International Veterans Chorus, is seen after being honored at Starburst 2016 last month for her retirement from the chorus. David Dore photo Starburst... Read more
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Quartz
Quartz Africa Innovators 2016 list — Quartz It’s been just over a year since we launched Quartz Africa. We bel
Quartz Africa Innovators 2016 list
Quartz / Posted 19 days ago
— Quartz It’s been just over a year since we launched Quartz Africa. We believed Africa’s stories needed to be told with the same cutting-edge digital tools we had harnessed for... Read more
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KERA North Texas
After Medical Marijuana Legalized, Medicare Prescriptions Drop For Many DrugsPrescription drug prices continue to climb, putting the pinch on consumers. Som
After Medical Marijuana Legalized, Medicare Prescriptions Drop For Many Drugs
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
Prescription drug prices continue to climb, putting the pinch on consumers. Some older Americans appear to be seeking an alternative to mainstream medicines that has become easier to get legally in many parts of the country. Just ask Cheech and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
After Medical Marijuana Legalized, Medicare Prescriptions Drop For Many DrugsPrescription drug prices continue to climb, putting the pinch on consumers. Som
After Medical Marijuana Legalized, Medicare Prescriptions Drop For Many Drugs
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
Prescription drug prices continue to climb, putting the pinch on consumers. Some older Americans appear to be seeking an alternative to mainstream medicines that has become easier to get legally in many parts of the country. Just ask Cheech and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Mastercard Drives Economic Growth in West Africa - AdebanjoMrs. Omokehinde Adebanjo, is the Vice President and Area Business Head, West Af
How Mastercard Drives Economic Growth in West Africa - Adebanjo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Mrs. Omokehinde Adebanjo, is the Vice President and Area Business Head, West Africa respectively for advancing acceptance and issuance of MasterCard's payment products in Nigeria and other English-speaking countries, West Africa region. She is an MBA... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichCancer research benefit shop and sip On Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Claudett
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted 20 days ago
Cancer research benefit shop and sip On Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Claudette’s, 177 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich, William Raveis Real Estate is holding a “shop and sip” night to benefit the Damon Runyan Cancer Research Foundation. Twenty... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Majaga Urges Students to Desist From Bad BehaviorDukwi — MP for Nata/Gweta Mr Polson Majaga has cautioned students at Nxakato in
Majaga Urges Students to Desist From Bad Behavior
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Dukwi — MP for Nata/Gweta Mr Polson Majaga has cautioned students at Nxakato in Sowa and Dukwi junior secondary schools to desist from bad behaviour but rather focus on getting educated in order to shape their future. This he said during the handing... Read more
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Manning River Times
OAM for life long contributionMr Robert Love, an ex-town clerk of the former Wingham Municipal Council, was a
OAM for life long contribution
Manning River Times / Posted 21 days ago
Mr Robert Love, an ex-town clerk of the former Wingham Municipal Council, was awarded an OAM for his life long contribution to local government in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours List. OAM recipient: 91-year-old Mr Robert Love started his... Read more
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The Buffalo News
A community garden in TonawandaTucked away in a corner of a City of Tonawanda neighborhood, the Luksin Drive P
A community garden in Tonawanda
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
Tucked away in a corner of a City of Tonawanda neighborhood, the Luksin Drive Playground was, until recently, nothing but a couple of broken and rusted swings and animal coil spring rockers. But where others saw a dreary mess, Luksin resident Mandy... Read more
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The Christian Post
Christians Must Get Involved in Politics, Stop Standing on the SidelinesWhen Ryan Anderson took the stage at the Western Conservative Summit Saturday m
Christians Must Get Involved in Politics, Stop Standing on the Sidelines
The Christian Post / Posted 21 days ago
When Ryan Anderson took the stage at the Western Conservative Summit Saturday morning, he said he was going to be the "bearer of bad news." And yet, Anderson's speech was easily one of the most encouraging and hopeful at the summit, as he provided a... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Local schools lend hand to flood-damaged counterpartsThe severe damage the waters have caused those schools has left unaffected area
Local schools lend hand to flood-damaged counterparts
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 23 days ago
The severe damage the waters have caused those schools has left unaffected area schools, such as those in Berkeley County, wanting to help. According to Dr. Michael Martirano, West Virginia state superintendent of schools, all 55 counties were... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Andrew And Tori Smith Planning To Adopt; To Host 3rd Annual American Heroes DinnerAndrew Smith, who started a foundation to aid wounded warriors after losing his
Andrew And Tori Smith Planning To Adopt; To Host 3rd Annual American Heroes Dinner
The Chattanoogan / Posted 23 days ago
Andrew Smith, who started a foundation to aid wounded warriors after losing his legs in Afghanistan, said he and his wife, Tori, have decided to adopt a child. The couple said, "We are praying that a birth mother will select us and we can bring a... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Suspect found in attic after SWAT standoff in CarlsbadMan shot and killed in LomitaMan shot and killed in Lomita A man in his early
Suspect found in attic after SWAT standoff in Carlsbad
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
Man shot and killed in LomitaMan shot and killed in Lomita A man in his early 30s was found shot to death at a Lomita-area home Friday afternoon. A man in his early 30s was found shot to death at a Lomita-area home Friday afternoon. Suspect found... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
DepEd fetes partnersIn one of his last acts as Secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd), Br
DepEd fetes partners
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 days ago
In one of his last acts as Secretary of the Department of Education (DepEd), Bro. Armin Luistro (second from left) leads the awarding of certificates of recognition to partners in the government’s Adopt-a-School program. Receiving the award on... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Beating the odds: Grad overcomes challenges, earns scholarshipAndrew Silvers was born to a poverty-stricken family in the backwater town of L
Beating the odds: Grad overcomes challenges, earns scholarship
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 23 days ago
Andrew Silvers was born to a poverty-stricken family in the backwater town of Luga, Russia in 1998 without a left arm and with a broken leg. With no way to care for the child, he was immediately given up for adoption. Fast forward 18 years later to... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Andrew And Tori Smith Planning To AdoptAndrew Smith, who started a foundation to aid wounded warriors after losing his
Andrew And Tori Smith Planning To Adopt
The Chattanoogan / Posted 24 days ago
Andrew Smith, who started a foundation to aid wounded warriors after losing his legs in Afghanistan, said he and his wife, Tori, have decided to adopt a child. The couple said, "We are praying that a birth mother will select us and we can bring a... Read more
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Boston Globe
SJC bars ballot question on Common CoreSupporters of retaining the Common Core curriculum for Massachusetts public sch
SJC bars ballot question on Common Core
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
Supporters of retaining the Common Core curriculum for Massachusetts public schools won a key legal victory Friday when the state’s highest court ruled that an effort to throw out the education standards will not be on the November ballot. The... Read more
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Deseret News
Doug Robinson: What it means to be an American: Son of immigrants serves as Utah judge for three decadesSALT LAKE CITY — Andrew Sirb, a man who wanted freedom so badly he walked hundr
Doug Robinson: What it means to be an American: Son of immigrants serves as Utah judge for three decades
Deseret News / Posted 24 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Andrew Sirb, a man who wanted freedom so badly he walked hundreds of miles through Europe and endured two arrests, never got to see what one of his sons would become in his beloved America. The father was gone by the time David —... Read more
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Hospitality Net
Oxford School of Hospitality Management launches MSc Tourism Futures The Oxford School of Hospitality Management at Oxford Brookes University has
Oxford School of Hospitality Management launches MSc Tourism Futures
Hospitality Net / Posted 24 days ago
The Oxford School of Hospitality Management at Oxford Brookes University has recently launched an exciting new master's course - MSc Tourism Futures. Applications are now being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alternative Funding Key to Varsities' Relevance - OkonofuaVice Chancellor, University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Ondo State, Prof. Fri
Alternative Funding Key to Varsities' Relevance - Okonofua
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Vice Chancellor, University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED), Ondo State, Prof. Friday Okonofua, has tasked universities in the country to devise genuine ways of raising funds in order to remain afloat and capable of competing in an era where paucity of... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Dick Van Dyke announces Utah school’s production of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’VERNAL, Utah — Hollywood legend Dick Van Dyke recorded a special video message
Dick Van Dyke announces Utah school’s production of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 25 days ago
VERNAL, Utah — Hollywood legend Dick Van Dyke recorded a special video message to announce Uintah High School’s production of “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, and he did so while sitting in a replica of the car from the hit movie. Christopher Piner, a... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Local HeroesFor the third annual edition, we put a call out to our readers and nonprofit o
Local Heroes
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 25 days ago
For the third annual edition, we put a call out to our readers and nonprofit organizations across Ventura County. We received an abundance of interesting and worthy nominations, and selected five individuals that best represent... Read more
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Mashable
10 years on, Apple's risky move to Intel Macs is one of its biggest successesNine years ago today, Apple launched the very first iPhone. But the foundation
10 years on, Apple's risky move to Intel Macs is one of its biggest successes
Mashable / Posted 26 days ago
Nine years ago today, Apple launched the very first iPhone. But the foundation for its success had actually been laid a year earlier. Ten years ago, in the summer of 2006, Apple had just successfully transformed the Mac, completing a transition from... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
LaFLECHE: Brock on frontline of Middle East changeThe headlines this week detailed yet another tragically familiar story — Islami
LaFLECHE: Brock on frontline of Middle East change
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 26 days ago
The headlines this week detailed yet another tragically familiar story — Islamic terrorists have again attacked civilians. This time, suicide bombers hit an airport in Istanbul, Turkey, killing 41 people. In the aftermath, we’re asking the same... Read more
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