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Baltimore Sun
O'Malley's sweetheart dealWhen Martin O'Malley left the governor's mansion in January, he and his wife we
O'Malley's sweetheart deal
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
When Martin O'Malley left the governor's mansion in January, he and his wife were allowed to buy for $9,638 dozens of pieces of furniture the taxpayers had spent $62,000 to purchase, most of it eight years earlier, on the grounds that it was "junk"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Business Unusual - Buhari Shuns Critics - Sets Up Kitchen Cabinet of Like-MindsBy Fidelis Mac-Leva and Ibraheem Hamza Muhammad Last week, President Muhammadu
Business Unusual - Buhari Shuns Critics - Sets Up Kitchen Cabinet of Like-Minds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
By Fidelis Mac-Leva and Ibraheem Hamza Muhammad Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari, through his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced the appointments of Pastor and Engineer Babachir David Lawal, popularly known as BD... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ways of Seeing AbeokutaEfforts like these are for me a reminder that we can never have too many books
Ways of Seeing Abeokuta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Efforts like these are for me a reminder that we can never have too many books exploring our recent and distant history. Especially in a country like ours where the collective memory is startlingly short, and historical revisionism is a seemingly... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Peta sounds the alarm about Morgan the Dutch orcaAnimal rights organisation Peta has called on the Spanish police to investigate
Peta sounds the alarm about Morgan the Dutch orca
DutchNews.nl / Posted 2 days ago
Animal rights organisation Peta has called on the Spanish police to investigate the conditions in which ‘Dutch’ orca Morgan is being kept at a Spanish amusement park. Peta has asked the Seprona unit, which deals with environmental crime, to look... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Sen. Hugh Farley receives 2015 W. Paul White AwardAccording to the release, the Council of State Government's Eastern Regional Co
Sen. Hugh Farley receives 2015 W. Paul White Award
The Leader-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
According to the release, the Council of State Government's Eastern Regional Conference, known as the CSG/ERC, is the largest meeting of state government officials in the Northeast. The W. Paul White Regional Leadership Award is the ERC's most... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Call for Rational Use of Water Made in HavanaDuring a meeting of the Provincial Group to Counter Drought in Havana city, Div
Call for Rational Use of Water Made in Havana
Radio Angulo / Posted 3 days ago
During a meeting of the Provincial Group to Counter Drought in Havana city, Division General, Ramon Pardo Guerra, head of the National Staff of the Civil Defense of Cuba, called on implementing measures that lead to the rational use of available... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New rule to allow 400 parole reviewsThe state Parole Board's unanimous decision Thursday to implement retroactively
New rule to allow 400 parole reviews
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The state Parole Board's unanimous decision Thursday to implement retroactively a new rule to reduce the number of jailed parole violators means that more than 400 offenders will have their cases reviewed, leading to their possible release. The... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Mystery of fat payment for Lesotho king's palA Lesotho senior official who served nine years in jail for corruption in the L
Mystery of fat payment for Lesotho king's pal
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
A Lesotho senior official who served nine years in jail for corruption in the Lesotho Highlands Water Project is now under investigation by Lesotho’s anti-corruption body. Masupha Sole was controversially reappointed as adviser to the scheme,... Read more
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The New Statesman
“No blacks or Arabs” for Israeli PM's visit: the latest example of French state-sanctioned discriminationFrance’s latest scandal involving a case of alleged discrimination against blac
“No blacks or Arabs” for Israeli PM's visit: the latest example of French state-sanctioned discrimination
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
France’s latest scandal involving a case of alleged discrimination against black and Arab employees at state-owned rail company, the SNCF, indicates just how little the climate has improved for Muslims under Francois Hollande’s Socialist... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Moss to lead Nursing's diversity effortsMargaret Moss, a member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, holds five a
Moss to lead Nursing's diversity efforts
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 3 days ago
Margaret Moss, a member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, holds five academic degrees, but has never been taught by an American Indian professor. The realization inspired her to enter a lifetime of work advocating for diversity in academia,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Greece gets first female PM for just 3 weeksAthens - Greece has its first female prime minister - if only for just over thr
Greece gets first female PM for just 3 weeks
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Athens - Greece has its first female prime minister - if only for just over three weeks. Top Supreme Court judge Vassiliki Thanou, 65, will be sworn in to head a caretaker government that will lead the country to elections expected on September... Read more
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Grand Blanc View
Birth rehearsal adds to safety of care at McLarenLife-like simulator allows staff to practice routine, complex births before del
Birth rehearsal adds to safety of care at McLaren
Grand Blanc View / Posted 4 days ago
Life-like simulator allows staff to practice routine, complex births before delivery Registered nurses Janelle Comfort and Tonya Miller of McLaren Flint follow the same birthing techniques and practices with the simulator as they would with real... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
NACC aims to wrap political casesThe National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) plans to conclude several high-p
NACC aims to wrap political cases
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) plans to conclude several high-profile investigations before five commissioners retire next month, its president Panthep Klanarongran said Monday. The commissioners who will reach the end of their... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban Miguel Barnet: Salvador Allende, a GiantI feel proud of paying homage to a giant, an example of dignity, said Cuban int
Cuban Miguel Barnet: Salvador Allende, a Giant
Radio Angulo / Posted 7 days ago
I feel proud of paying homage to a giant, an example of dignity, said Cuban intellectual Miguel Barnet during a tribute-paying ceremony to Chilean former president Salvador Allende, in Santiago - the counrty's capital city. Cuban Ties with US on the... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Cuban Ties with US on the Spot of Culture Top FigureMiguel Barnet, multifaceted figure of Cuban culture and winner of many internat
Cuban Ties with US on the Spot of Culture Top Figure
Radio Angulo / Posted 7 days ago
Miguel Barnet, multifaceted figure of Cuban culture and winner of many international awards, analyzed positively today the restoration of his country's relations with the United States. In an exclusive interview with Prensa Latina, the current... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Revisiting the President's Power to Appoint INEC Chairman, CommissionersFollowing the expiration of the tenure of Professor Atahiru Jega as INEC's Chai
Revisiting the President's Power to Appoint INEC Chairman, Commissioners
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Following the expiration of the tenure of Professor Atahiru Jega as INEC's Chairman, on 29th June, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari swiftly appointed Mrs Amina Bala-Zakari as the Acting Chairman of INEC, thus displacing Ambassador Muhammed Wali, to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Asokoro Park Was Converted Into ECOWAS Car ParkIt was meant to be a neigbourhood park in Asokoro District, Abuja but the Econo
How Asokoro Park Was Converted Into ECOWAS Car Park
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
It was meant to be a neigbourhood park in Asokoro District, Abuja but the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) requested for it. The commission wanted to own it citing security concerns. Now it has been reduced to mere car park for... Read more
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Perth Now
Parents donate $10m to schools as cuts biteLibrarian Anna Sanzogni, canteen manager Jenny Young and P & C treasurer John G
Parents donate $10m to schools as cuts bite
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
Librarian Anna Sanzogni, canteen manager Jenny Young and P & C treasurer John Gregg in the library at Balcatta SHS. Photo: Matthew Poon PARENTS are expected to collectively donate more than $10 million to their children’s public schools this year —... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruling Without Ministers - Igbo Leaders' ConcernsSINCE his inauguration on May 29, 2015 as elected "civilian" president of the F
Ruling Without Ministers - Igbo Leaders' Concerns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
SINCE his inauguration on May 29, 2015 as elected "civilian" president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, a retired army general and former head of the military government, has been ruling the country for more than two and half... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Board reworks rules for paroleesState officials unanimously approved a plan Friday to reduce the number of paro
Board reworks rules for parolees
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
State officials unanimously approved a plan Friday to reduce the number of parole violators sent back to prison, potentially easing the system's crowded conditions. The changes to the Arkansas Department of Community Correction's "Offender Violation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dhlakama Dispenses With His Police EscortMaputo — Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement, Renamo,
Dhlakama Dispenses With His Police Escort
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Maputo — Afonso Dhlakama, leader of Mozambique's former rebel movement, Renamo, declared on Monday that he no longer wishes to be escorted by the police as he travels around the north and centre of the country, reports the independent television... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Libyan-forces-battle-Islamic-StateArmed clashes intensified in the city of Sirte last week between the Islamic St
Libyan-forces-battle-Islamic-State
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 10 days ago
Armed clashes intensified in the city of Sirte last week between the Islamic State (IS) in Libya and local Salafist youth. As casualties mounted on both sides, the interim Libyan government appealed to Arab countries to intervene militarily by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Amina Bala-Zakari Be Appointed As INEC's Acting or Substantive Chairman?Following the expiration of the tenure of Professor Atahiru Jega as INEC's Chai
Can Amina Bala-Zakari Be Appointed As INEC's Acting or Substantive Chairman?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Following the expiration of the tenure of Professor Atahiru Jega as INEC's Chairman, on 29th June, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari swiftly appointed Mrs Amina Bala-Zakari as the Acting Chairman of INEC, thus displacing Ambassador Muhammed Wali, to... Read more
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The Memphis Daily News
Lucas Named CIO at Regional OneHometown: West Tennessee Experience: Lucas has served as a senior executive of
Lucas Named CIO at Regional One
The Memphis Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Hometown: West Tennessee Experience: Lucas has served as a senior executive of health systems and has held leadership and management positions in health care information technology, operations and finance in community, academic and children’s... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Greece sells airports to Germans as Bundestag prepares for day of reckoningBidding for the airports was won by the German firm in November but the process
Greece sells airports to Germans as Bundestag prepares for day of reckoning
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Bidding for the airports was won by the German firm in November but the process was suspended by Syriza when it came to power in January amid claims the tender broke competition rules. Fraport will operate the airports for the next 40 years under the... Read more
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Deseret News
Carly Fiorina wants parents to decide on vaccinations -- and schools to decide on unvaccinated kidsRepublican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina may be taking a harder pro-vacc
Carly Fiorina wants parents to decide on vaccinations -- and schools to decide on unvaccinated kids
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina may be taking a harder pro-vaccination line than other GOP candidates. “When you have highly communicable diseases where you have a vaccine that’s proven, like measles or mumps, then I think a parent... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Malloy to discuss economic issues at conferenceGov. Jack Markell is joining Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy for a discussion on
Malloy to discuss economic issues at conference
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 14 days ago
Gov. Jack Markell is joining Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy for a discussion on how to boost the economies of East Coast states. Monday's discussion is part of the ongoing Eastern Regional Conference of the Council of State Governments in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Common Core approaches crossroad | News & Observer Review commission’s findings due Monday Early draft could
Common Core approaches crossroad
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
| News & Observer Review commission’s findings due Monday Early draft could show whether complete rewrite ahead State Board of Education gets final say State Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
French Ligue 1 fails in attempt to reduce relegationPARIS - There will be three teams relegated from Ligue 1 at the end of this sea
French Ligue 1 fails in attempt to reduce relegation
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
PARIS - There will be three teams relegated from Ligue 1 at the end of this season after France's Council of State dismissed proposals by top-flight clubs to reduce the number of demoted teams to two. Three teams will be relegated from Ligue 1 at... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thaksin may lose royal medalsThe rank insignia and royal decorations of self-exiled former prime minister Th
Thaksin may lose royal medals
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
The rank insignia and royal decorations of self-exiled former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will be recalled based on the legal process of rank revocation, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says. Gen Prayut said if Thaksin's rank as police... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Whale watchCampaigners and government agencies are determined to add the mesmerising Bryde
Whale watch
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
Campaigners and government agencies are determined to add the mesmerising Bryde's whale to the conserved species list Creating Awareness As part of the "I'm You" exhibition, which continues until Sunday at Hof Art Space, there's underwater footage... Read more
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News 8000
Local effort works to keep ex-offenders from returning to jailWisconsin has one of the lowest re-incarcination rates in the U-S. According
Local effort works to keep ex-offenders from returning to jail
News 8000 / Posted 17 days ago
Wisconsin has one of the lowest re-incarcination rates in the U-S. According to a report by the Council of State Governments Justice Center . Only about half of people released from jail or prison in the state . returned within three... Read more
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News 8000
Local effort works to keep ex-offenders from returning to jailWisconsin has one of the lowest reincarceration rates in the U.S. Only about ha
Local effort works to keep ex-offenders from returning to jail
News 8000 / Posted 17 days ago
Wisconsin has one of the lowest reincarceration rates in the U.S. Only about half of people released from jail or prison in the state returned within three years, according to a report by the Council of State Governments Justice Center. A La Crosse... Read more
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ABC Montana
National organization to aid Montana corrections studyHELENA, Mont. (AP) - A national research organization has agreed to provide sta
National organization to aid Montana corrections study
ABC Montana / Posted 18 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A national research organization has agreed to provide staff to study Montana's corrections system and identify ways to save money and reduce recidivism. Members of Montana's Legislative Council on Thursday approved $40,000 for... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
National organization to aid Montana corrections studyHELENA, Mont. (AP) - A national research organization has agreed to provide sta
National organization to aid Montana corrections study
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 18 days ago
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A national research organization has agreed to provide staff to study Montana's corrections system and identify ways to save money and reduce recidivism. Members of Montana's Legislative Council on Thursday approved $40,000 for... Read more
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KECI Missoula
National organization to aid Montana corrections studyA national research organization has agreed to provide staff to study Montana's
National organization to aid Montana corrections study
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
A national research organization has agreed to provide staff to study Montana's corrections system and identify ways to save money and reduce recidivism. Members of Montana's Legislative Council on Thursday approved $40,000 for the Commission on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nyusi Apoints MDM Leader to Council of StateMaputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Tuesday appointed an opposition l
Nyusi Apoints MDM Leader to Council of State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Maputo — Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Tuesday appointed an opposition leader, Daviz Simango, head of the Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM), and mayor of Beira, to the Council of State. The Council is a body established under the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thaksin set to be first ex-cop to lose rankOusted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is tipped to become the first former p
Thaksin set to be first ex-cop to lose rank
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 days ago
Ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is tipped to become the first former police officer to have his rank revoked after leaving the force, police spokesman Prawut Thawornsiri said on Wednesday. Prawut: Working out next steps Pol Lt Gen Prawut's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Tasked On Substantive INEC ChairPresident Muhammadu Buhari should appoint a substantive Chairman for the Indepe
Buhari Tasked On Substantive INEC Chair
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari should appoint a substantive Chairman for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable the electoral body begin preparations for the 2019 elections. Barrister Festus Okoye, Executive Director, Human... Read more
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The Evening Sun
UN envoy proposes ideal timetable for Libya peace agreementUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya proposed an "ideal timetable" Tu
UN envoy proposes ideal timetable for Libya peace agreement
The Evening Sun / Posted 19 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya proposed an "ideal timetable" Tuesday that would have the country's feuding parties agree on a national unity government in the next three weeks and sign a peace agreement in the first weeks of... Read more
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York Daily Record
UN envoy proposes ideal timetable for Libya peace agreementUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya proposed an "ideal timetable" Tu
UN envoy proposes ideal timetable for Libya peace agreement
York Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Libya proposed an "ideal timetable" Tuesday that would have the country's feuding parties agree on a national unity government in the next three weeks and sign a peace agreement in the first weeks of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thaksin set to lose police rankThe Justice Ministry has resolved to strip the fugitive ex-premier of the right
Thaksin set to lose police rank
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 19 days ago
The Justice Ministry has resolved to strip the fugitive ex-premier of the right to use his old title of police lieutenant colonel - but it's not done yet. (Bangkok Post file photo) Related Stories The Justice Ministry has decided to strip ousted... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Panel gives nod to Thaksin's rank removalA joint panel resolved to strip ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra of his police lie
Panel gives nod to Thaksin's rank removal
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
A joint panel resolved to strip ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra of his police lieutenant colonel rank, Justice Minister Paiboon Koomchaya said Tuesday. The decision was made after a two-hour meeting of a joint committee made up of justice ministry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fayose - Zakari's Headship of INEC Dangerous to Nigeria's Electoral SystemAdo Ekiti — Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has insisted that the cou
Fayose - Zakari's Headship of INEC Dangerous to Nigeria's Electoral System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Ado Ekiti — Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has insisted that the country's electoral system may hit the rock if President Muhammadu Buhari's appointment of his rumoured in-law, Mrs. Amina Zakari, as Acting Chairperson of the Independent... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC GOP director resigns | News & Observer Todd Poole, left, with the NC GOP, questions the motives of
NC GOP director resigns
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
| News & Observer Todd Poole, left, with the NC GOP, questions the motives of Progress NC Action, which filed a complaint against Gov. Pat McCrory Monday. The complaint alleges that McCrory did not properly report travel as... Read more
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Quartz
This Dutch politician hopes to tempt ISIL recruits back home with student grants - Quartz Carrot and stick The Netherlands has an intriguing piece of legisla
This Dutch politician hopes to tempt ISIL recruits back home with student grants
Quartz / Posted 21 days ago
- Quartz Carrot and stick The Netherlands has an intriguing piece of legislation in the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thaksin rank decision by month's endRelated Stories The government is carefully considering whether to strip forme
Thaksin rank decision by month's end
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
Related Stories The government is carefully considering whether to strip former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra of his police rank, but should reach a decision by month’s end, officials said Monday. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha told reporters... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
State Agriculture Secretary Selected For Fellowship ProgramSouth Dakota's agriculture secretary has been selected to serve as a fellow in
State Agriculture Secretary Selected For Fellowship Program
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 21 days ago
South Dakota's agriculture secretary has been selected to serve as a fellow in a nationwide conference of state government leaders. Department of Agriculture Secretary Lucas Lentsch is one of 48 state leaders from across the country that was... Read more
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Perth Now
‘Full service’ health role for schoolsLabor MP Toni Buti said school offerings in low socio-economic areas would be “
‘Full service’ health role for schools
Perth Now / Posted 22 days ago
Labor MP Toni Buti said school offerings in low socio-economic areas would be “extended” to include services such as health, childcare and “life skills training” to prevent unwanted pregnancy and substance abuse. WA Labor is proposing an overhaul of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govs, Banks Connive to Owe Workers - NLCAbuja — THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has alleged that some state governors
Govs, Banks Connive to Owe Workers - NLC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Abuja — THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has alleged that some state governors are still defaulting in payment of workers' salaries despite the bailout funds recently provided by the Federal Government. Labour also alleged that some of the state... Read more
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