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Times of Malta
Cyber-risks for businessesOver the past decade, various business sectors, such as remote gaming, have see
Cyber-risks for businesses
Times of Malta / Posted 2 hours ago
Over the past decade, various business sectors, such as remote gaming, have seen the introduction of new internet-based business models, content digitalisation, and the need to enable content to be used on different platforms. This techno­logical... Read more
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Orange County Register
Love 'em or hate 'em? Open plan offices are the new normalWhen distractions around his desk got to be too much, Patricio “Pat” Murmann st
Love 'em or hate 'em? Open plan offices are the new normal
Orange County Register / Posted 2 hours ago
When distractions around his desk got to be too much, Patricio “Pat” Murmann stuck a piece of cardboard on top of the low cubicle wall separating him from a co-worker on the other side. Other times he’s used noise-canceling headphones to block out... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Are You Ready for Some (Political) Football? The NFL, Concussion Research, the NIH, and the Revolving DoorAllegations that a Prominent Physician and NFL Official Tried to Influence the
Are You Ready for Some (Political) Football? The NFL, Concussion Research, the NIH, and the Revolving Door
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 hours ago
Allegations that a Prominent Physician and NFL Official Tried to Influence the NIH Grant Review Process The article began, Dr. Elizabeth Nabel, president of Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital [BWH] and one of the nation’s most prominent medical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Needs Dialogue On a Non-Violent OppositionRevolutions are rational enterprises in which non-violence has worked better th
Africa Needs Dialogue On a Non-Violent Opposition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Revolutions are rational enterprises in which non-violence has worked better than violence. This is the main point of Blueprint for Revolution (2015) by Srdja Popovic, one of the leaders of Otpor - a student movement in Serbia that had been... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Health agency rejects calls to shift Games over Zikathat transmits the Zika virus at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro. photo / AP
Health agency rejects calls to shift Games over Zika
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
that transmits the Zika virus at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro. photo / AP The Rio Olympics has been hit by allegations of a cover up over the dangers of the Zika virus to thousands of athletes and fans travelling to Brazil. Health experts... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Health agency rejects calls to shift Games over Zikathat transmits the Zika virus at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro. photo / AP
Health agency rejects calls to shift Games over Zika
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
that transmits the Zika virus at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro. photo / AP The Rio Olympics has been hit by allegations of a cover up over the dangers of the Zika virus to thousands of athletes and fans travelling to Brazil. Health experts... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Memorial Hospital enters summer of stalemateA surface calm between officials at the parent corporation of Memorial Universi
Memorial Hospital enters summer of stalemate
Savannah Morning News / Posted 11 hours ago
A surface calm between officials at the parent corporation of Memorial University Medical Center and the county-appointed hospital authority seems to be masking a stalemate over how to ensure the system’s financial stability. The acrimony... Read more
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The Hindu
With Shashank Manohar’s exit, team manager shown the doorAt last Sunday’s working committee meeting, the secretary of the Karnataka Stat
With Shashank Manohar’s exit, team manager shown the door
The Hindu / Posted 12 hours ago
At last Sunday’s working committee meeting, the secretary of the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) Brijesh Patel praised the BCCI for being practical in nominating Cricket Club of India’s Kapil Malhotra as the Indian cricket team’s manager... Read more
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The News & Observer
5 Democrats vie for 13th District congressional seat | News & Observer May 28, 2016 2:26 PM District stretches from Iredell to
5 Democrats vie for 13th District congressional seat
The News & Observer / Posted 14 hours ago
| News & Observer May 28, 2016 2:26 PM District stretches from Iredell to Guilford counties All 5 contenders are from the Greensboro... Read more
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The News & Observer
New 13th District sets up crowded GOP primaryChad Gant, Harry Warren. From bottom left: Hank Henning, Julia Craven Howard, M
New 13th District sets up crowded GOP primary
The News & Observer / Posted 15 hours ago
Chad Gant, Harry Warren. From bottom left: Hank Henning, Julia Craven Howard, Matt McCall, George Rouco, Farren Shoaf, Vernon Robinson, Jason Walser. When legislators redrew North Carolina’s congressional districts in February, in response to a... Read more
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USA Today
Sanders camp: Better options for DNC chair out there than Wasserman SchultzRep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the DNC, bangs the gavel to call the co
Sanders camp: Better options for DNC chair out there than Wasserman Schultz
USA Today / Posted 15 hours ago
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chair of the DNC, bangs the gavel to call the convention to order at the 2012 convention. (Photo: H. Darr Beiser, USAT) Bernie Sanders’ campaign manager said that he “think(s) someone else could play a more positive... Read more
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Breitbart
Secret Provision of Senate Intel Bill Authorizes Warrantless FBI Internet SurveillanceSIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER The Intercept raises alarms about a provision slipp
Secret Provision of Senate Intel Bill Authorizes Warrantless FBI Internet Surveillance
Breitbart / Posted 16 hours ago
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER The Intercept raises alarms about a provision slipped into the Senate’s annual intelligence authorization bill that would “give the FBI the ability to demand individuals’ email data and possibly web-surfing history from... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
An eyewitness to history: We were a Partition family, says Arun Jaitleyinvestors or the media. It is almost possible to imagine him as a representativ
An eyewitness to history: We were a Partition family, says Arun Jaitley
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 hours ago
investors or the media. It is almost possible to imagine him as a representative of the previous regime. Yet to see him only as a plausible lawyer making a skilful case on behalf of the ruling power is to ignore the longevity of his attachment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Doctors, Health Insurers Cross SwordsHealth insurers have expressed surprise at an abrupt decision by the Zimbabwe M
Doctors, Health Insurers Cross Swords
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Health insurers have expressed surprise at an abrupt decision by the Zimbabwe Medical Association directing its members not to accept medical aid cards and urging them to demand cash upfront as from July 1, saying it was never consulted. In a... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Be Like Bernie: Sanders Looks To Spread His Political WealthThe political revolution that Bernie Sanders began may still be felt at the bal
Be Like Bernie: Sanders Looks To Spread His Political Wealth
KERA North Texas / Posted 20 hours ago
The political revolution that Bernie Sanders began may still be felt at the ballot box this November even if he's not the Democratic nominee for president. The Vermont senator is beginning to expand his political network by helping upstart... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Be Like Bernie: Sanders Looks To Spread His Political WealthThe political revolution that Bernie Sanders began may still be felt at the bal
Be Like Bernie: Sanders Looks To Spread His Political Wealth
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 hours ago
The political revolution that Bernie Sanders began may still be felt at the ballot box this November even if he's not the Democratic nominee for president. The Vermont senator is beginning to expand his political network by helping upstart... Read more
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New Kerala
'Anti-national' slogan raising man still active on JNU campus: Saurabh Sharma - newkerala.com #69276New Delhi, May 28 : Saurabh Sharma, the Joint Secretary of the Jawaharlal Nehru
'Anti-national' slogan raising man still active on JNU campus: Saurabh Sharma - newkerala.com #69276
New Kerala / Posted 21 hours ago
New Delhi, May 28 : Saurabh Sharma, the Joint Secretary of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) on Thursday alleged that a person named Mujeeb Gattu, who had raised 'anti-national' slogans on February 9, is still active on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Pledge Part of National Education Curriculum'OVER the past few weeks, there have been stories concerning the Ministry of Pri
'Pledge Part of National Education Curriculum'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
OVER the past few weeks, there have been stories concerning the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education about the National Pledge, uniforms for teachers and mandatory HIV testing for all pupils. The Herald's Christopher Charamba (CC) sat down... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Senate reverses course, backs spending on police vests By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- Recriminations boiled up i
Senate reverses course, backs spending on police vests
Lowell Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- Recriminations boiled up in the Senate late Thursday night after lawmakers rejected a $300,000 earmark for bulletproof vests to protect police... Read more
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dna
'Anti-national' slogan raising man still active on campus, claims JNUSU Joint SecretarySaurabh Sharma, the Joint Secretary of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students
'Anti-national' slogan raising man still active on campus, claims JNUSU Joint Secretary
dna / Posted 23 hours ago
Saurabh Sharma, the Joint Secretary of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) on Thursday alleged that a person named Mujeeb Gattu, who had raised 'anti-national' slogans on February 9, is still active on the campus. The JNU office... Read more
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Sun Star
Palace expects VP-elect Robredo to fight for rule of lawthe rule of law and fight threats to democracy, a Palace official said Saturday
Palace expects VP-elect Robredo to fight for rule of law
Sun Star / Posted 23 hours ago
the rule of law and fight threats to democracy, a Palace official said Saturday. Robredo, who ran under the administration Liberal Party, won over her closest rival Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. by a lead of over 200,000 votes based on the... Read more
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Rappler
The balaylakoy: Means to reawaken the Alangan Mangyan's culture8 indigenous groups of Mindoro. Originally coastal dwellers, they migrated to t
The balaylakoy: Means to reawaken the Alangan Mangyan's culture
Rappler / Posted yesterday
8 indigenous groups of Mindoro. Originally coastal dwellers, they migrated to the mountains to escape from the Spanish colonizers and Moro raiders in the past. The Alangan Mangyans dwell in northwest Central Mindoro, specifically the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Senate’s testy debate on police vests extends to social mediaSTATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 27, 2016….Recriminations boiled up in the Senate late
Senate’s testy debate on police vests extends to social media
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MAY 27, 2016….Recriminations boiled up in the Senate late Thursday night after lawmakers rejected a $300,000 earmark for bulletproof vests to protect police officers, and then quickly changed their minds. Early Thursday evening,... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Trendy, all-juice diet? How about a juicy burger?Tuesday is the final day of National Hamburger Month. May is also National Movi
Trendy, all-juice diet? How about a juicy burger?
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Tuesday is the final day of National Hamburger Month. May is also National Moving North Month. All you snow birds who haven’t left your Northeast Florida nests to migrate to a cooler clime, should crank up the grill for one final barbecue. Rooney... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
CRABTREE: She’s ready for her next challengeShe’s smart, funny and looking for a challenge. Need some inspiration? Could yo
CRABTREE: She’s ready for her next challenge
St. Catharines Standard / Posted yesterday
She’s smart, funny and looking for a challenge. Need some inspiration? Could your staff use a primer on how to work with people who are blind, vision impaired or otherwise disabled? Well, Shelley Stewart is looking for something worthwhile to do in... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
CRABTREE: She’s ready for her next challengeShe’s smart, funny and looking for a challenge. Need some inspiration? Could yo
CRABTREE: She’s ready for her next challenge
Niagara Falls Review / Posted yesterday
She’s smart, funny and looking for a challenge. Need some inspiration? Could your staff use a primer on how to work with people who are blind, vision impaired or otherwise disabled? Well, Shelley Stewart is looking for something worthwhile to do in... Read more
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Welland Tribune
CRABTREE: She’s ready for her next challengeShe’s smart, funny and looking for a challenge. Need some inspiration? Could yo
CRABTREE: She’s ready for her next challenge
Welland Tribune / Posted yesterday
She’s smart, funny and looking for a challenge. Need some inspiration? Could your staff use a primer on how to work with people who are blind, vision impaired or otherwise disabled? Well, Shelley Stewart is looking for something worthwhile to do in... Read more
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The Mercury News
Milpitas Unified School District adopts new logofigures, which graced the school district's website and letterhead for decades,
Milpitas Unified School District adopts new logo
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
figures, which graced the school district's website and letterhead for decades, have been replaced with a book and electronic tablet that symbolize present and future learning. Milpitas Unified's Board of Education voted unanimously May 10 to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt asks Trai for comprehensive paper on net neutralityThe Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is coming up with a comprehens
Govt asks Trai for comprehensive paper on net neutrality
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is coming up with a comprehensive paper on net neutrality, which will define what it is and what its key principles are. The regulator will make its recommendations to the government over the next few... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
DNA and fingerprints of 50,000 repeat teenage offenders deleted after software error by policeHe told The Daily Telegraph: “These revelations are devastating for the public’
DNA and fingerprints of 50,000 repeat teenage offenders deleted after software error by police
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
He told The Daily Telegraph: “These revelations are devastating for the public’s trust in how the police manage data. The accidental deletion of tens of thousands of DNA profiles is astonishing. “This lost information is vital in linking evidence... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Senate reverses course, backs spending on police vests By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- Recriminations boiled up i
Senate reverses course, backs spending on police vests
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
By Andy Metzger State House News Service BOSTON -- Recriminations boiled up in the Senate late Thursday night after lawmakers rejected a $300,000 earmark for bulletproof vests to protect police... Read more
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Accounting Today
People News – May 27, 2016A roundup of recent hires, promotions, awards and other personnel news from fir
People News – May 27, 2016
Accounting Today / Posted yesterday
A roundup of recent hires, promotions, awards and other personnel news from firms across the country. Deborah Dickson, founder and president of Smith Dickson AC, Irvine, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 28graffiti Regarding the IJ’s Wednesday story, “‘Hate crime’ graffiti mar Drake
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for May 28
Marin Independent Journal / Posted yesterday
graffiti Regarding the IJ’s Wednesday story, “‘Hate crime’ graffiti mar Drake High,” as a rabbi in Marin County I am often one of the first spiritual leaders who parents turn to when unbelievable racist graffiti or other expressions of... Read more
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The Hill
Congress shouldn’t tamper with law enforcement’s emergency exception ruleThere are a wide range of actions Congress can take to make law enforcement mor
Congress shouldn’t tamper with law enforcement’s emergency exception rule
The Hill / Posted yesterday
There are a wide range of actions Congress can take to make law enforcement more effective, and to improve its relationship with communities. Unfortunately, it may forgo such action and instead tamper with a rule that works, in the process doing... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Dukes Receives Lee’s Excellence in Advising Awardhas been named the winner of Lee University’s 2016 Excellence in Advising Award
Dukes Receives Lee’s Excellence in Advising Award
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
has been named the winner of Lee University’s 2016 Excellence in Advising Award. The Excellence Awards are the highest honors presented to Lee faculty members. The recipient of the Excellence in Advising Award is chosen by a faculty committee,... Read more
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USA Today
Salvadoran gangs use Facebook to track down victimsshort-lived. If they haven't checked their Facebook privacy settings — and even
Salvadoran gangs use Facebook to track down victims
USA Today / Posted yesterday
short-lived. If they haven't checked their Facebook privacy settings — and even sometimes if they have — the gang extortions and threats soon pop up again. "When [immigrant teens] come to the United States, there's always a way to be found,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Works Min. Gyude Moore CitedFollowing a heated debate that took most the late afternoon session, the Senate
Public Works Min. Gyude Moore Cited
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Following a heated debate that took most the late afternoon session, the Senate plenary yesterday mandated its Secretary to cite Minister of Public Works, Gyude Moore to appear before that body on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. According to the motion... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Verona parent forum warns of dangers facing today's teensToday's teenagers remain at risk of dating abuse and drug use, but a forum held
Verona parent forum warns of dangers facing today's teens
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
Today's teenagers remain at risk of dating abuse and drug use, but a forum held Tuesday, May 24 at the Verona Community Center informed parents that keeping an open dialogue and maintaining strong relationships with their children creates a positive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu CEC 23-25 May 2016 StatementThe Congress of South African Trade Unions held a scheduled meeting of its Cent
Cosatu CEC 23-25 May 2016 Statement
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Congress of South African Trade Unions held a scheduled meeting of its Central Executive Committee from 23-25 May 2016, attended by the national office bearers, and representatives of its affiliated unions and provincial structures. The meeting... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Sheriff�s Office providing aid during RNCBy Ariel Hakim The Summit County Sheriff’s Office will have a presence at the
Sheriff�s Office providing aid during RNC
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted yesterday
By Ariel Hakim The Summit County Sheriff’s Office will have a presence at the Republican National Convention (RNC) taking place July 18-21 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Summit County Council agreed May 23 to provide personnel and... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Date set for Guildford elected mayor referendumLeader of Guildford Borough Council, Paul Spooner, is opposed to the elected ma
Date set for Guildford elected mayor referendum
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
Leader of Guildford Borough Council, Paul Spooner, is opposed to the elected mayor model of leadership “The review of the governance system at Guildford reflected the discontent backbenchers felt over their lack of involvement in decision making,”... Read more
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Island Packet
Saying ‘thank you’ properly enriches us all“I returned my RSVP card telling my brother that I could not attend my niece’s
Saying ‘thank you’ properly enriches us all
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
“I returned my RSVP card telling my brother that I could not attend my niece’s wedding. Immediately, I checked out the online wedding registry of the bride and purchased a set of dishes on her list. Would you believe I still haven’t received a thank... Read more
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The Advocate
Manship School to honor two at Legends Forumearly ’70s, Jinx Coleman Broussard developed a thick skin against the racial pr
Manship School to honor two at Legends Forum
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
early ’70s, Jinx Coleman Broussard developed a thick skin against the racial prejudices she encountered in the classroom, on campus and even in Tiger Stadium. She refused to succumb to “the curses hurled at me and my girlfriends when we went to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Qedani Mahlangu - Gauteng Health Prov Budget Vote 2016Members of the Mayoral Committees for Health from all the Municipalities of our
MEC Qedani Mahlangu - Gauteng Health Prov Budget Vote 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Members of the Mayoral Committees for Health from all the Municipalities of our Province; Cuban Ambassador: His Excellency Carlos Fernandez de Casio Ponninguez As I rise to present the Gauteng Department of Health Budget vote 2016/17, I wish to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
They spent 25 minutes doing WHAT?FIRST-term Greens councillor Jonathan Sri has slammed LNP committee chairperson
They spent 25 minutes doing WHAT?
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
FIRST-term Greens councillor Jonathan Sri has slammed LNP committee chairpersons for wasting time, after 25 minutes of one 30-minute meeting was spent touring a pipe organ this week. The Gabba ward representative vented his frustration at Brisbane... Read more
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Business Wire
Notice to Eltel AB’s Extraordinary General MeetingLocation Eltel AB, Adolfsbergsvägen 13, Bromma, Stockholm Notice of attendanc
Notice to Eltel AB’s Extraordinary General Meeting
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Location Eltel AB, Adolfsbergsvägen 13, Bromma, Stockholm Notice of attendance Shareholders who wish to attend the General Meeting shall: · have entered into the share register kept by Euroclear Sweden AB on Tuesday 14 June 2016; and · give... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Faces Suit Over 'Unsafe Vaccines' TestA Nairobi company has threatened to sue the government for failing to pay Sh13.
State Faces Suit Over 'Unsafe Vaccines' Test
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A Nairobi company has threatened to sue the government for failing to pay Sh13.8 million for tests on the controversial tetanus and polio vaccines. In a demand letter by Gitobu Imanyara Advocates, the company, Agriq Quest Ltd, claims that the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anyone Invited By EFCC Can't Come Out Clean, Says MaguBy Senator Iroegbu with Agency Report The Chairman of the Economic and Financi
Anyone Invited By EFCC Can't Come Out Clean, Says Magu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Senator Iroegbu with Agency Report The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday said there is no one who would "come out clean" after honouring the invitation of the anti-graft agency. Speaking... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
We're working long hours for lousy pay: Uber driversis full from before dawn until midnight all weekend‚ but not with customers. Mo
We're working long hours for lousy pay: Uber drivers
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
is full from before dawn until midnight all weekend‚ but not with customers. Motorists seldom need to queue for the station’s ten petrol pumps. The Express convenience store‚ with its bright-lit Wild Bean Café counter‚ rarely has more than five... Read more
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New Kerala
Half of promises made by ministries to parliament not kept - newkerala.com #68438implemented more than 50 percent of "assurances" given to parliament, even as t
Half of promises made by ministries to parliament not kept - newkerala.com #68438
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
implemented more than 50 percent of "assurances" given to parliament, even as the government completes two years in office on May 26, according to data from the Lok Sabha. IndiaSpend had previously reported that 80 percent of the assurances given... Read more
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