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Calcutta News
Thai Health Policy Seen as Model for Emerging Economies BANGKOK - The President of the World Medical Association said Thailand's univ
Thai Health Policy Seen as Model for Emerging Economies
Calcutta News / Posted 18 hours ago
BANGKOK - The President of the World Medical Association said Thailand's universal health program is a model for other emerging economies in Asia, including India, in providing health services... Read more
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Business Wire
Heartland Acquires Beanstalk DataHeadquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Beanstalk Data has created Beanstalk Engage™,
Heartland Acquires Beanstalk Data
Business Wire / Posted 19 hours ago
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Beanstalk Data has created Beanstalk Engage™, a marketing cloud and big data CRM system combined with a real-time marketing engine for business-to-consumer (B2C) companies, which enables them to have longer and more... Read more
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The Star
How Republican is North Carolina?RALEIGH My answer is 63.I realize this number has no meaning to you right now.
How Republican is North Carolina?
The Star / Posted yesterday
RALEIGH My answer is 63.I realize this number has no meaning to you right now. I’ll explain it. For starters, I’m not saying that 63 percent of North Carolina voters are Republicans. Not even half are Republicans. In... Read more
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The Washington Times
Belgium nuclear reactors dispute exposes EU’s conflicting energy agendasBRUSSELS — A dispute among Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands, centered on a
Belgium nuclear reactors dispute exposes EU’s conflicting energy agendas
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
BRUSSELS — A dispute among Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands, centered on a pair of 40-year-old Belgian nuclear reactors roughly an hour’s drive from large cities across the border, is laying bare a growing European rift over nuclear energy. The... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Bryant appoints Will LongwitzGov. Phil Bryant has appointed Sen. Will Longwitz as Madison County Court Judge
Bryant appoints Will Longwitz
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Sen. Will Longwitz as Madison County Court Judge. He replaces Steve Ratcliff, who recently was elected circuit judge for the 20th Judicial District that includes Madison and Rankin counties. Longwitz will resign his... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Want to control Maine education spending? Let’s look to the right data first.It is still a popular claim that high administrative costs, particularly school
Want to control Maine education spending? Let’s look to the right data first.
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
It is still a popular claim that high administrative costs, particularly school superintendent expenses, are the primary factor responsible for increasing K-12 education spending in Maine. There are compelling data, from a variety of reputable... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Chatham County State Court Chief Judge H. Gregory Fowler to seek re-electionChatham County State Court Chief Judge H. Gregory Fowler has announced he will
Chatham County State Court Chief Judge H. Gregory Fowler to seek re-election
Savannah Morning News / Posted 4 days ago
Chatham County State Court Chief Judge H. Gregory Fowler has announced he will run for re-election for a sixth full term this year. He has served on the bench since May 1995 and while on the bench has overseen management of an annually growing... Read more
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Salon.com
French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacksPARIS (AP) — French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched mo
French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacks
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS (AP) — French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris — but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacksPARIS (AP) � French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched mo
French activists denounce abuse of authority after attacks
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS (AP) � French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris � but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New Thai PBS head comes under fire(Bangkok Post file photo) Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) employee
New Thai PBS head comes under fire
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
(Bangkok Post file photo) Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) employees and media academics have questioned the appointment of Krissada Ruang-areerat as station director last month. Dr Krissada -- a dentist and former manager of the Thai... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
NC elections take shape with fundraising numbersRALEIGH — North Carolina's March 15 primary and the November general election a
NC elections take shape with fundraising numbers
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
RALEIGH — North Carolina's March 15 primary and the November general election are taking shape as candidates and party committees disclosed financial reports over the past week as state and federal filing deadlines came and went. Here is a glance at... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Parole Board cases up 41% since 2010The number of state parole cases increased by nearly 41 percent over the past f
Parole Board cases up 41% since 2010
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The number of state parole cases increased by nearly 41 percent over the past five years, going from 10,375 cases in 2010 to 14,567 in 2015. The Arkansas Parole Board ended the fiscal year with the highest number of parole application reviews in the... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Court tears up tax office income check for tenantsThe tax office is not allowed to pass on information about tenants’ income to l
Court tears up tax office income check for tenants
DutchNews.nl / Posted 6 days ago
The tax office is not allowed to pass on information about tenants’ income to landlords, who then use the details when calculating rent increases, the Council of State said on Wednesday. The Council of State is the highest Dutch administrative... Read more
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Georgia Public Broadcasting
Coin-Toss Fact Check: No, Coin Flips Did Not Win Iowa For Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton got lucky Monday night. Very lucky. But not for the reasons so
Coin-Toss Fact Check: No, Coin Flips Did Not Win Iowa For Hillary Clinton
Georgia Public Broadcasting / Posted 6 days ago
Hillary Clinton got lucky Monday night. Very lucky. But not for the reasons some are alleging. It's been reported that there were as many as six sites where ties were decided by the flip of a coin and Clinton won every single one. The odds of that... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Ukraine’s economy minister resigns over state graft Published: 3 February 2016 8:30 PM Ukraine's Economy Minister Aivaras Abroma
Ukraine’s economy minister resigns over state graft
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Published: 3 February 2016 8:30 PM Ukraine's Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius resigns out of frustration that major government reforms were being blocked. – Reuters pic, February 3,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Ukraine economy minister resigns over state graftAivaras Abromavicius's shock departure laid bare divisions within the pro-Weste
Ukraine economy minister resigns over state graft
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
Aivaras Abromavicius's shock departure laid bare divisions within the pro-Western government of President Petro Poroshenko and highlighted the uphill battle the former Soviet nation faces in enacting the necessary changes to join the European... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ukraine economy minister resigns citing stalled reformsKIEV: Ukraine's Lithuanian-born Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius abruptly
Ukraine economy minister resigns citing stalled reforms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
KIEV: Ukraine's Lithuanian-born Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius abruptly submitted his resignation on Wednesday (Feb 3) citing his inability to push through vital restructuring measures essential to getting growth in the cash-strapped country... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Another farmer shot dead by Agogo Fulani herdsmenRegional News of Wednesday, 3 February 2016 A 25-year-old farmer, David Atea,
Another farmer shot dead by Agogo Fulani herdsmen
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 7 days ago
Regional News of Wednesday, 3 February 2016 A 25-year-old farmer, David Atea, has been shot dead in his farm by Fulani herdsmen in Agogo in the Ashanti Akyem North District of the Ashanti Region. Virgin City FM’s Adu Gyamfi reported that the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Coin-Toss Fact Check: No, Coin Flips Did Not Win Iowa For Hillary ClintonHillary Clinton got lucky Monday night. Very lucky. But not for the reasons so
Coin-Toss Fact Check: No, Coin Flips Did Not Win Iowa For Hillary Clinton
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
Hillary Clinton got lucky Monday night. Very lucky. But not for the reasons some are alleging. It's been reported that there were as many as six sites where ties were decided by the flip of a coin — and Clinton won every single one. The odds of... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
State health officials urge awareness of Zika virus

State

State issues warning about Zika virus <

State health officials urge awareness of Zika virus
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 7 days ago

State

State issues warning about Zika virus

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging all North Carolinians to be aware of the risk of Zika virus infection before... Read more

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The News & Observer
Fair ride, downtown sprucing given go-ahead | News & Observer February 2, 2016 5:33 PM The Council of State on Tuesday
Fair ride, downtown sprucing given go-ahead
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
| News & Observer February 2, 2016 5:33 PM The Council of State on Tuesday gave the go-ahead to a trio of projects in Raleigh: a new ride at the State Fair,... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Council of State sells old house, agrees to fair chair liftRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's top elected statewide officials have sign
Council of State sells old house, agrees to fair chair lift
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's top elected statewide officials have signed off on selling a 19th century house, building a chair lift at the State Fair and improving a downtown Raleigh square. The Council of State voted Tuesday to sell the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Council of State sells old house, agrees to fair chair liftRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's top elected statewide officials have sign
Council of State sells old house, agrees to fair chair lift
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina's top elected statewide officials have signed off on selling a 19th century house, building a chair lift at the State Fair and improving a downtown Raleigh square. The Council of State voted Tuesday to sell the... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban President's Statement to the Press in ParisStatement to the press by Army General and the President of the Cuban Councils
Cuban President's Statement to the Press in Paris
Radio Angulo / Posted 7 days ago
Statement to the press by Army General and the President of the Cuban Councils of State and Ministers, Raul Castro Ruz, on the occasion of his state visit to the French Republic. - February 1, 2016, Year 58 of the Revolution. Esteemed President... Read more
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Officer.com
Police and the Mentally Ill: What Works Best?The teen was physically imposing — 5-foot-10 and 240 pounds — and Houston polic
Police and the Mentally Ill: What Works Best?
Officer.com / Posted 7 days ago
The teen was physically imposing — 5-foot-10 and 240 pounds — and Houston police Officer Randy Crowder had been warned to expect a fight. But on that day five years ago when Crowder responded to a call from the young man’s concerned mother, he... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
States evaluate criminal-justice systemsAfter two decades of "tough on crime" policies, many states are taking a hard l
States evaluate criminal-justice systems
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
After two decades of "tough on crime" policies, many states are taking a hard look at how people are charged, how much time they serve, and what happens when they are released from prison. Many states are looking at growing prison populations,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Thousands in France protest state of emergencyJanuary 31, 2016 6:47 pm PARIS: Thousands of people marched through Paris and
Thousands in France protest state of emergency
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
January 31, 2016 6:47 pm PARIS: Thousands of people marched through Paris and in other French cities on Saturday to decry the proposed extension of a state of emergency imposed after the November Paris... Read more
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Rappler
Thousands rally across France over state of emergency extensionPROTEST. A man walks in front of people holding a banner reading "Let's end the
Thousands rally across France over state of emergency extension
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
PROTEST. A man walks in front of people holding a banner reading "Let's end the state of emergency" during a demonstration on January 30, 2015 in Nantes, western France, to protest against government plans to extend a state of emergency. Photo by... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Northwest Florida State College nursing grads earn 100 percent pass rateNorthwest Florida State College nursing grads earn high pass rate Posted Jan.
Northwest Florida State College nursing grads earn 100 percent pass rate
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Northwest Florida State College nursing grads earn high pass rate Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 4:02 PM NICEVILLE — Northwest Florida State College's Associate in Science in Nursing program has learned that its 2015 graduates earned a pass rate of 100... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC Council of State candidates report six-figure fundraising | News & Observer January 29, 2016 6:20 PM Friday was the deadline for 201
NC Council of State candidates report six-figure fundraising
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
| News & Observer January 29, 2016 6:20 PM Friday was the deadline for 2015 campaign finance reports Strong fundraising so... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Northwest Florida State College nursing grads earn 100 percent pass rate Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 4:02 PM NICEVILLE — Northwest Florida State College'
Northwest Florida State College nursing grads earn 100 percent pass rate
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 4:02 PM NICEVILLE — Northwest Florida State College's Associate in Science in Nursing program has learned that its 2015 graduates earned a pass rate of... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in brief

Burr campaign to report $818K in 4th quarter, $5.3M in

North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 11 days ago

Burr campaign to report $818K in 4th quarter, $5.3M in bank

WINSTON-SALEM — U.S. Sen. Richard Burr had $5.3 million in his campaign coffers starting the new year in his bid to represent North Carolina on Capitol... Read more

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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rerun possible for 900MHz bidThe telecom regulator is quietly drawing up plans to call a new auction round f
Rerun possible for 900MHz bid
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
The telecom regulator is quietly drawing up plans to call a new auction round for the 900-megahertz spectrum if bid winner Jasmine International fails to secure the massive funding needed. The development comes in the wake of rumours circulating in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Civitas poll offers first glimpse at NC’s downballot statewide primaries | News & Observer January 28, 2016 5:35 PM We’ve seen plenty of polling fo
Civitas poll offers first glimpse at NC’s downballot statewide primaries
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer January 28, 2016 5:35 PM We’ve seen plenty of polling for the two top statewide... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Rerun possible for 900MHz bidThe telecom regulator is quietly drawing up plans to call a new auction round f
Rerun possible for 900MHz bid
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
The telecom regulator is quietly drawing up plans to call a new auction round for the 900-megahertz spectrum if bid winner Jasmine International fails to secure the massive funding needed. The development comes in the wake of rumours circulating in... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina has found a buyer for historic Raleigh homeRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory has announced that the state has found a
North Carolina has found a buyer for historic Raleigh home
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory has announced that the state has found a buyer who will pay $1.5 million for the 147-year-old Heck-Andrews House in Raleigh. The house is a couple of blocks from both the Executive Mansion and the General... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Carolina has found a buyer for historic Raleigh homeRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory has announced that the state has found a
North Carolina has found a buyer for historic Raleigh home
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Gov. Pat McCrory has announced that the state has found a buyer who will pay $1.5 million for the 147-year-old Heck-Andrews House in Raleigh. The house is a couple of blocks from both the Executive Mansion and the General... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
French high court upholds state of emergencyA shoe and a bloody shirt lie outside the Bataclan concert hall. (Christophe En
French high court upholds state of emergency
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
A shoe and a bloody shirt lie outside the Bataclan concert hall. (Christophe Ena, AP) Paris - A French high court has upheld a controversial law creating a state of emergency in the country since the November attacks in Paris, saying an "imminent... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
North Dakota Officials Look To Improve State's Criminal Justice SystemNorth Dakota's county jail population went up by 83 percent from 2005 to 2015 a
North Dakota Officials Look To Improve State's Criminal Justice System
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 14 days ago
North Dakota's county jail population went up by 83 percent from 2005 to 2015 according to the North Dakota Association of Counties. Last year's count reached upwards of 1,700. State officials are looking at ways to lower incarceration rates. "We... Read more
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The News & Observer
Josh Stein has $1.49 million for NC attorney general campaign | News & Observer January 26, 2016 3:14 PM Democratic state Sen. Josh Stei
Josh Stein has $1.49 million for NC attorney general campaign
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
| News & Observer January 26, 2016 3:14 PM Democratic state Sen. Josh Stein is off to a strong start in the attorney... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Law to keep Zwarte Piet black has no place in parliament: advisory groupEfforts by the anti-immigration PVV to ban local councils from organising Sinte
Law to keep Zwarte Piet black has no place in parliament: advisory group
DutchNews.nl / Posted 14 days ago
Efforts by the anti-immigration PVV to ban local councils from organising Sinterklaas parades which include multi-coloured Piets have been rejected by the government’s most senior advisory body, the Council of State. The PVV had tried to introduce... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Ousted ThaiHealth board can re-applySupporters of the Thai Health Promotion Foundation ties a white ribbon to indic
Ousted ThaiHealth board can re-apply
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
Supporters of the Thai Health Promotion Foundation ties a white ribbon to indicate the transparency of the organisation's management. (Bangkok Post file photo) The seven ousted board members of the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) are... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC State Fair officials choose company to build sky ride | News & Observer January 25, 2016 5:30 PM N.C. State Fair officials have
NC State Fair officials choose company to build sky ride
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
| News & Observer January 25, 2016 5:30 PM N.C. State Fair officials have chosen a Sanford company to build a sky ride on the State... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Public Group Mecanique - Five New Investment Projects RipeningAlgiers — Five new industrial projects in the fields of foundry, wind energy, d
Public Group Mecanique - Five New Investment Projects Ripening
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Algiers — Five new industrial projects in the fields of foundry, wind energy, drilling and roads and valves for the hydrocarbon sector are being ripened by the State-owned Group Mecanique, CEO Bachir Dehimi told APS. These projects are part of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Mahama Inaugurates Committee On EmolumentsPresident John Dramani Mahama has in accordance with Article 71 of the 1992 Con
President Mahama Inaugurates Committee On Emoluments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
President John Dramani Mahama has in accordance with Article 71 of the 1992 Constitution, and acting on the advice of the Council of State, appointed a five member Presidential Committee to determine the salaries of Article 71 Office Holders. The... Read more
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FOX News
Bush, Christie, Fiorina, Kasich: 2016 candidates can change the way we talk about addictionThe recent presidential candidate forum on addiction in New Hampshire can help
Bush, Christie, Fiorina, Kasich: 2016 candidates can change the way we talk about addiction
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
The recent presidential candidate forum on addiction in New Hampshire can help change the way we talk about addiction, long after the election. At the forum Governors Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, John Kasich, and CEO Carly Fiorina shared personal... Read more
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FOX News
French president seeks to extend state of emergency for three more monthsPARIS – President Francois Hollande announced on Friday that the French governm
French president seeks to extend state of emergency for three more months
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS – President Francois Hollande announced on Friday that the French government will ask parliament to approve a three-month renewal of the state of emergency put into place after the Nov. 13 Paris attacks that killed 130 people. It would be the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
ThaiHealth appoints new managerRelated Stories Former deputy manager of the Thai Health Promotion Foundation
ThaiHealth appoints new manager
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 days ago
Related Stories Former deputy manager of the Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) Supreeda Adulyanon was appointed its new manager on Friday at an executive meeting. People from organisations funded by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
French plan to prolong state of emergency over terror threatPARIS (AP) - President Francois Hollande announced on Friday that the French go
French plan to prolong state of emergency over terror threat
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) - President Francois Hollande announced on Friday that the French government will ask parliament to approve a three-month renewal of the state of emergency put into place after the Nov. 13 Paris attacks that killed 130 people. It would be... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
French plan to prolong state of emergency over terror threatPARIS (AP) - President Francois Hollande announced on Friday that the French go
French plan to prolong state of emergency over terror threat
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 18 days ago
PARIS (AP) - President Francois Hollande announced on Friday that the French government will ask parliament to approve a three-month renewal of the state of emergency put into place after the Nov. 13 Paris attacks that killed 130 people. It would be... Read more
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