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Chicago Tribune
Prediabetes: The epidemic that never was, and shouldn't besuffering — not carelessly widen our lens. Isabel Beshar is a 2014 Rhodes scho
Prediabetes: The epidemic that never was, and shouldn't be
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
suffering — not carelessly widen our lens. Isabel Beshar is a 2014 Rhodes scholar and a candidate for a postgraduate degree in medical anthropology at the University of Oxford. Hank Campbell is president of the American Council on Science and Heal... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Is hot yoga worth the sweaty hype?the physical aspect of it." But some health experts say exercising in extreme
Is hot yoga worth the sweaty hype?
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted yesterday
the physical aspect of it." But some health experts say exercising in extreme heat isn't the best thing for your body. The American Council on Exercise published a study in 2015 raising concerns about Bikram and hot yoga. During a 90-minute class,... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Grey divorce on the increase worldwidefor the burgeoning trend of older couples seeking a life apart after almost a l
Grey divorce on the increase worldwide
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
for the burgeoning trend of older couples seeking a life apart after almost a lifetime together. In a study done by the American Council on Contemporary Families titled Gray Divorce: A Growing Risk Regardless of Class or Education, researchers... Read more
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Business Wire
Construction Estimating Software Developer, HCSS, to Award $50K in Scholarships to Construction InternsGroup; Stuart Binstock, CEO of the Construction Financial Management Associatio
Construction Estimating Software Developer, HCSS, to Award $50K in Scholarships to Construction Interns
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Group; Stuart Binstock, CEO of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA); Michael Holland, President of the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE); Lori Brown, President of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC);... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Governor pushes sea change in higher education fundingunwillingness to fund higher education adequately. The second reason for skept
Governor pushes sea change in higher education funding
Arkansas Times / Posted 3 days ago
unwillingness to fund higher education adequately. The second reason for skepticism is outlined in this blog post from the American Council on Education, titled "Will Performance-Based Funding Further Disadvantage Disadvantaged Students?" (I'm... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Baptist College Names Joseph Jones Presidentin a news release. "Dr. Jones has become a serious student of higher education
Arkansas Baptist College Names Joseph Jones President
Arkansas Business / Posted 3 days ago
in a news release. "Dr. Jones has become a serious student of higher education leadership through fellowships with both the American Council on Education and the United Negro College Fund." Jones is currently a visiting professor of political... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
#DemsinPhilly: Who is speaking on Wednesday night?and replace term-limited Barack Obama. At the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
#DemsinPhilly: Who is speaking on Wednesday night?
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 3 days ago
and replace term-limited Barack Obama. At the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Open to the public. AAPI Caucus Native American Council Black Caucus Hispanic Caucus Ethnic Council Disability Council Small Business Owners Council Veterans... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
GUIDE | Day 3 of DNC: What to expectand council meetings are open to the general public. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET -
GUIDE | Day 3 of DNC: What to expect
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 3 days ago
and council meetings are open to the general public. 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET - PENNSYLVANIA CONVENTION CENTER, 118A Native American Council The Pennsylvania Convention Center is home to many important official party events, including caucus and... Read more
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The Telegraph
Easy repetitionsamong other senior aides and the media. It is fairly well known that Manafort w
Easy repetitions
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
among other senior aides and the media. It is fairly well known that Manafort was a long-term lobbyist for the Kashmiri American Council, whose founder and chief, Syed Ghulam Nabi Fai, was arrested five years ago following a criminal... Read more
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Philly.com
DNC events for Wednesday, July 27to RTVOTE for entry. 99o Spring Garden St. Democratic Party Daily Caucus Meet
DNC events for Wednesday, July 27
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
to RTVOTE for entry. 99o Spring Garden St. Democratic Party Daily Caucus Meetings 10 a.m.: Ethnic Council, AAPI, Native American Council, Black Caucus, Hispanic Caucus. Noon: Disability Council, Small Business Owners Council, Youth Council. 2... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Arkansas Baptist College Announces New PresidentHBCU institutions. Dr. Jones has become a serious student of higher education l
Arkansas Baptist College Announces New President
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
HBCU institutions. Dr. Jones has become a serious student of higher education leadership through fellowships with both the American Council on Education and the United Negro College Fund. These opportunities, matched with his vision, energy and... Read more
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The Washington Times
A regulatory plague from Austinregulations are both job and economic growth killers. But the “progressives” wh
A regulatory plague from Austin
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
regulations are both job and economic growth killers. But the “progressives” who run Austin probably don’t really care. • Richard W. Rahn is on the board of the American Council for Capital Formation and is chairman of Improbable Success Productio... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Clean energy group: Missouri companies are not being transparentKeokuk facility clearly complies with that requirement." Missouri is ranked 44
Clean energy group: Missouri companies are not being transparent
KOMU Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
Keokuk facility clearly complies with that requirement." Missouri is ranked 44th in energy efficiency, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficent Economy. Walter said this is not good for the state. "It leaves us behind. Tens of... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
#DemsinPhilly: Who is speaking on Monday night?and replace term-limited Barack Obama. At the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
#DemsinPhilly: Who is speaking on Monday night?
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 5 days ago
and replace term-limited Barack Obama. At the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Open to the public. AAPI Caucus Native American Council Black Caucus Hispanic Caucus Ethnic Council Disability Council Small Business Owners Council Veterans... Read more
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Breitbart
Democratic National Convention Begins with Racial GatheringsCaucus, the Hispanic Caucus, the “Ethnic Council,” the AAPI (Asian-American and
Democratic National Convention Begins with Racial Gatherings
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
Caucus, the Hispanic Caucus, the “Ethnic Council,” the AAPI (Asian-American and Pacific Islander) Caucus, and the Native American Council. Later, starting at 12:00 p.m. and running through the mid-afternoon, other, issue-oriented interest groups... Read more
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Philly.com
DNC events for Monday, July 25Historical Society of Pa. 10 to 4 p.m. Democratic Caucus Meetings Open to th
DNC events for Monday, July 25
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
Historical Society of Pa. 10 to 4 p.m. Democratic Caucus Meetings Open to the public. 10 a.m.: AAPI Caucus, Native American Council, Black Caucus, Hispanic Caucus, Ethnic Council. Noon: Ethnic Council, Disability Council, Small Business... Read more
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Daily Maverick
US 2016: Next Up – the Hillary/Kaine Show (and don’t forget The Bernie)(against police violence). On Wednesday, the same pattern holds again. There w
US 2016: Next Up – the Hillary/Kaine Show (and don’t forget The Bernie)
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
(against police violence). On Wednesday, the same pattern holds again. There will be caucus sessions including the Native American Council, the Black Caucus, the Hispanic Caucus, the Ethnic Council, the Disability Council, the Small Business... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Why Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Is Supremely Confidentthe agreement. Looking back on the Iran nuclear deal and the singular role Ira
Why Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Is Supremely Confident
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
the agreement. Looking back on the Iran nuclear deal and the singular role Iran’s American lobby, the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), played in the formulation and promotion of the agreement, it’s clear that Iranian Supreme Leader... Read more
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Mashable
Germany and China are beating the U.S. in energy efficiencya new report found. Oil-rich Saudi Arabia, perhaps unsurprisingly, landed with
Germany and China are beating the U.S. in energy efficiency
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
a new report found. Oil-rich Saudi Arabia, perhaps unsurprisingly, landed with a thud at the bottom of the list. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranked 23 of the world’s top energy-consuming countries for its 2016... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Virginia Recognized Nationally for Prison College Credit InitiativeJanuary 2014, offenders in Virginia’s prisons are now eligible for college cred
Virginia Recognized Nationally for Prison College Credit Initiative
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 9 days ago
January 2014, offenders in Virginia’s prisons are now eligible for college credit for five CTE courses recommended by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®). Those courses are introduction to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
July 21consumers in the world when it comes to using that energy efficiently. A study
July 21
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
consumers in the world when it comes to using that energy efficiently. A study released on Wednesday by the non-profit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) put Canada in the middle ranks for energy efficiency, citing the... Read more
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The Irish Times
High Court approves US bid to join data privacy caseHigh Court action. Digital Rights Ireland also made an application, as did US b
High Court approves US bid to join data privacy case
The Irish Times / Posted 11 days ago
High Court action. Digital Rights Ireland also made an application, as did US based Electronic Frontier Foundation and the American Council for Civil Liberties. In addition to the US application, the High Court also accepted the applications by... Read more
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The Washington Times
Book burners and gun bannersrights, we can regain liberty. We may have to pay some financial price, but at
Book burners and gun banners
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
rights, we can regain liberty. We may have to pay some financial price, but at least we will have our dignity. • Richard W. Rahn is on the board of the American Council for Capital Formation and is chairman of Improbable Success... Read more
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The Columbian
Build an injury-free workout routinehave. Sitting keeps your hamstrings in a prolonged shortened state, your should
Build an injury-free workout routine
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
have. Sitting keeps your hamstrings in a prolonged shortened state, your shoulders hunched and weak, your chest tight. American Council on Exercise senior adviser Sabrena Jo says that finding and maintaining good form takes a lot of body... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kashmiri separatist groups protest in New York, demand UN interventionhere, protesting against the Indian forces in the Valley and demanding UN inter
Kashmiri separatist groups protest in New York, demand UN intervention
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
here, protesting against the Indian forces in the Valley and demanding UN intervention in the Kashmir issue. The Kashmir American Council led the three-hour protests on Sunday, attended by women and children as well. Holding banners and placards... Read more
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The Economic Times
Separatist Kashmiri groups demonstrate near UN headquartersUN here protesting against the Indian forces in the Valley and demanding UN int
Separatist Kashmiri groups demonstrate near UN headquarters
The Economic Times / Posted 12 days ago
UN here protesting against the Indian forces in the Valley and demanding UN intervention in the Kashmir issue. The Kashmir American Council led the three-hour protests yesterday attended by women and children as well. Holding banners and placards... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
States raise pressure on insurance firms to find beneficiariesof the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of I
States raise pressure on insurance firms to find beneficiaries
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
of the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and supported by the American Council of Life Insurers, an industry group whose members include MetLife, Nationwide and Prudential. The council is... Read more
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Daily Record
Many states requiring insurance companies to locate beneficiariesof the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of I
Many states requiring insurance companies to locate beneficiaries
Daily Record / Posted 15 days ago
of the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and supported by the American Council of Life Insurers, an industry group whose members include MetLife, Nationwide and Prudential. The council is... Read more
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Fortune
Here's Why Trump's Expected VP Pick Mike Pence Makes a Lot of Sense for the GOP Candidateopponent of the administration’s Clean Power Plan,” said Laura Sheehan, spokesw
Here's Why Trump's Expected VP Pick Mike Pence Makes a Lot of Sense for the GOP Candidate
Fortune / Posted 15 days ago
opponent of the administration’s Clean Power Plan,” said Laura Sheehan, spokeswoman for the Washington-based lobby group American Council on Clean Coal Electricity. “We would hope to see a continuation,” she said. Advisers to Trump’s campaign... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump's expected VP pick: coal advocate who defied Obama's climate agendaopponent of the administration's Clean Power Plan," said Laura Sheehan, spokesw
Trump's expected VP pick: coal advocate who defied Obama's climate agenda
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
opponent of the administration's Clean Power Plan," said Laura Sheehan, spokeswoman for the Washington-based lobby group American Council on Clean Coal Electricity. "We would hope to see a continuation," she said. Advisers to Trump's campaign... Read more
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Reuters
Trump's expected VP pick: coal advocate who defied Obama's climate agendaopponent of the administration’s Clean Power Plan," said Laura Sheehan, spokesw
Trump's expected VP pick: coal advocate who defied Obama's climate agenda
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
opponent of the administration’s Clean Power Plan," said Laura Sheehan, spokeswoman for the Washington-based lobby group American Council on Clean Coal Electricity. "We would hope to see a continuation," she said. Advisers to Trump's campaign... Read more
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Aljazeera
Has the Iran nuclear deal changed anything?made the region more peaceful. Presenter: Fauziah Ibrahim Trita Parsi - Found
Has the Iran nuclear deal changed anything?
Aljazeera / Posted 16 days ago
made the region more peaceful. Presenter: Fauziah Ibrahim Trita Parsi - Founder and President of the National Iranian American Council Hamid Reza Gholamzadeh - Editor-in-Chief of Mehr News Agency David S. Jonas - Adjunct Professor of Law at... Read more
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JTA
UCLA censures campus leader who tried to keep student group out of BDS fightin a statement this week. The Israeli-American Nexus, a Southern California or
UCLA censures campus leader who tried to keep student group out of BDS fight
JTA / Posted 16 days ago
in a statement this week. The Israeli-American Nexus, a Southern California organization affiliated with the the Israeli-American Council, said it was outraged by UCLA’s treatment of Chatterjee, charging that the university acted out of... Read more
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The Forward
UCLA Chides Student Leader Who Barred Funding for BDS Eventin a statement this week. The Israeli-American Nexus, a Southern California or
UCLA Chides Student Leader Who Barred Funding for BDS Event
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
in a statement this week. The Israeli-American Nexus, a Southern California organization affiliated with the the Israeli-American Council, said it was outraged by UCLA’s treatment of Chatterjee, charging that the university acted out of... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
States require insurance companies to locate beneficiariesof the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of I
States require insurance companies to locate beneficiaries
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 16 days ago
of the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and supported by the American Council of Life Insurers, an industry group whose members include MetLife, Nationwide and Prudential. The council is... Read more
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Salon.com
States require insurance companies to locate beneficiariesof the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of I
States require insurance companies to locate beneficiaries
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
of the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and supported by the American Council of Life Insurers, an industry group whose members include MetLife, Nationwide and Prudential. The council is... Read more
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Island Packet
States require insurance companies to locate beneficiariesof the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of I
States require insurance companies to locate beneficiaries
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
of the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and supported by the American Council of Life Insurers, an industry group whose members include MetLife, Nationwide and Prudential. The council is... Read more
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Daily Herald
States require insurance companies to locate beneficiariesof the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of I
States require insurance companies to locate beneficiaries
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
of the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and supported by the American Council of Life Insurers, an industry group whose members include MetLife, Nationwide and Prudential. The council is... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
States require insurance companies to locate beneficiariesof the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of I
States require insurance companies to locate beneficiaries
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 16 days ago
of the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and supported by the American Council of Life Insurers, an industry group whose members include MetLife, Nationwide and Prudential. The council is... Read more
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ABC News
States Require Insurance Companies to Locate Beneficiariesof the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of I
States Require Insurance Companies to Locate Beneficiaries
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
of the laws are modeled after a version drafted by the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and supported by the American Council of Life Insurers, an industry group whose members include MetLife, Nationwide and Prudential. The council is... Read more
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FSView
French professor to study medievalism during fellowshipsWalters, a passionate medievalist, will use her fellowships with the National E
French professor to study medievalism during fellowships
FSView / Posted 18 days ago
Walters, a passionate medievalist, will use her fellowships with the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to conduct medieval research in Toronto. Walters is an advocate for the... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
July 12 - July 15to 2 p.m., Family Resource Center. Information: 970-526-2439. Cards and Pool —
July 12 - July 15
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
to 2 p.m., Family Resource Center. Information: 970-526-2439. Cards and Pool — 1 p.m., Heritage Center. Sterling Chapter: American Council for the Blind — 1 p.m., Sterling Public Library Community Room. Everyone welcome. July Jamz — 6 p.m. Logan... Read more
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The Washington Times
Progress is improving human lifeover time — but almost all plants, animals and, particularly, humans adapt as t
Progress is improving human life
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
over time — but almost all plants, animals and, particularly, humans adapt as they have for tens of thousands of years. • Richard W. Rahn is on the board of the American Council for Capital Formation and is chairman of Improbable Success Productio... Read more
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The Columbian
Getting to the core of the mattercore. “It can be low back pain. IT band and knee issues. It can be shoulder in
Getting to the core of the matter
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
core. “It can be low back pain. IT band and knee issues. It can be shoulder injuries,” says Pete McCall, spokesman for the American Council on Exercise and adjunct faculty in exercise science at San Diego State University. The basic principle... Read more
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Island Packet
More states weigh action to help people save for retirementit will create administrative and regulatory burdens on small businesses. John
More states weigh action to help people save for retirement
Island Packet / Posted 19 days ago
it will create administrative and regulatory burdens on small businesses. John Mangan, a regional vice president for the American Council of Life Insurers, which represents financial companies that offer 401(k)s and annuities, said employers... Read more
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Mashable
This blind Apple engineer is transforming the tech world at only 22it's a dedication that isn't going unnoticed by the blind community. On July 4,
This blind Apple engineer is transforming the tech world at only 22
Mashable / Posted 20 days ago
it's a dedication that isn't going unnoticed by the blind community. On July 4, Apple was the recipient of the American Council of the Blind's Robert S. Bray Award for the company's strides in accessibility and continued dedication to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bilingual preschool opening in Greensburg this month speaks to demand for earlier foreign language instructionability to mimic in a way that, actually, you start to lose after puberty,” sai
Bilingual preschool opening in Greensburg this month speaks to demand for earlier foreign language instruction
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
ability to mimic in a way that, actually, you start to lose after puberty,” said Marty Abbott, executive director of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages in Alexandria, Va. After that milestone, she said, “your ability to... Read more
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Quartz
The small Canadian county that banded together to open their homes to Syrian refugeesSyrian refugees have been resettled in the US. In the past year, some civil so
The small Canadian county that banded together to open their homes to Syrian refugees
Quartz / Posted 21 days ago
Syrian refugees have been resettled in the US. In the past year, some civil society organizations, such as the Syrian American Council, and municipal and state governments that work with refugees have expressed an interest in introducing... Read more
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Newsmax
House Passes Measure to Block Airliner Sale to Iran Airof the Iran nuclear accord continue in their attempts to upend U.S. obligations
House Passes Measure to Block Airliner Sale to Iran Air
Newsmax / Posted 22 days ago
of the Iran nuclear accord continue in their attempts to upend U.S. obligations under the agreement," the National Iranian American Council said to Foreign Policy. "By attempting to block Boeing's pending sale of commercial passenger aircraft to... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
No All-Williams final at Wimbledonand Diboll head coach Morgan Bryan are about to experience the trip of a lifeti
No All-Williams final at Wimbledon
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 23 days ago
and Diboll head coach Morgan Bryan are about to experience the trip of a lifetime. Part of America's Team and through the American Council for International Studies, this trio is headed to Italy for nine days on July 18th to join with... Read more
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