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The Malaysian Insider
Ringgit falls to RM4.2325 v USD on concern over further reserve depletion Published: 3 September 2015 12:52 PM The ringgit continues its decline again
Ringgit falls to RM4.2325 v USD on concern over further reserve depletion
The Malaysian Insider / Posted an hour ago
Published: 3 September 2015 12:52 PM The ringgit continues its decline against the US dollar. – Reuters file pic, September 3, 2015.The ringgit extended the week’s losses on... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
What Air Pollution?Jim Schermbeck, director of the air pollution awareness group Downwinders at Ri
What Air Pollution?
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 7 hours ago
Jim Schermbeck, director of the air pollution awareness group Downwinders at Risk. By 2018, the air quality in North Texas is projected to be among the worst in the country. That’s according to a recent ozone study by the Environmental Protection... Read more
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Wilson County News
Hot, still, cloudy days result in farm pond fish killsRobert BurnsSeptember 2, 2015 | 22 views | Post a commentA combination of wea
Hot, still, cloudy days result in farm pond fish kills
Wilson County News / Posted 14 hours ago
Robert BurnsSeptember 2, 2015 | 22 views | Post a commentA combination of weather patterns is causing wholesale die-offs of fish in many East and North Texas farm ponds and lakes, according to Dr. Billy Higginbotham, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension... Read more
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City Pulse
Spartans will ... what?In America, "Back to school" is not so much a call to education as a ramped-up
Spartans will ... what?
City Pulse / Posted 15 hours ago
In America, "Back to school" is not so much a call to education as a ramped-up retail rush, like Christmas or Halloween. Brand names jostle for student dollars in the September scramble for clothes, bikes, computers, and so on. Don�t expect a... Read more
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PhysOrg
New molecular catalyst for artificial photosynthesis converts carbon dioxide directly into ethylene glycolToshiba has developed a prototype of a highly efficient molecular catalyst that
New molecular catalyst for artificial photosynthesis converts carbon dioxide directly into ethylene glycol
PhysOrg / Posted 17 hours ago
Toshiba has developed a prototype of a highly efficient molecular catalyst that converts carbon dioxide into ethylene glycol, a useful industrial raw material, without producing other and unwanted by-products. The new catalyst can be used in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
What Declining Global Reserves Mean For Bond Yields: Goldman's TakeDon’t look now, but suddenly, the dynamic we began warning about last November
What Declining Global Reserves Mean For Bond Yields: Goldman's Take
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 hours ago
Don’t look now, but suddenly, the dynamic we began warning about last November is the talk of the financial universe and it only took one earth-shattering currency devaluation and the liquidation of a few hundred billion in US paper in the space of... Read more
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EarthSky
Can El Niño end California drought?Storms coming? El Niño is projected to lead to much-needed rain in California n
Can El Niño end California drought?
EarthSky / Posted 19 hours ago
Storms coming? El Niño is projected to lead to much-needed rain in California next year. Photo credit: Chris Michaels/Flickr The excitement about a potentially rain-bearing El Niño is building, and hopes for a swift end to California’s ongoing... Read more
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Plumas County News
County residents work to cut water use Since the marching orders from Sacramento were issued mandating a 25 percent
County residents work to cut water use
Plumas County News / Posted 23 hours ago
Since the marching orders from Sacramento were issued mandating a 25 percent water reduction statewide, hyper-vigilant water watchdogs have emerged looking to comply with Gov. Jerry Brown’s historic executive... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Peter Dunne: Launch of 2015 Children’s Health Stamp2 September 2015 Capital E, Queens Wharf, WellingtonIt is a pleasure to be part
Peter Dunne: Launch of 2015 Children’s Health Stamp
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
2 September 2015 Capital E, Queens Wharf, WellingtonIt is a pleasure to be part of the launch of the 2015 Children’s Health Stamp.The relationship between Stand Children’s Services and New Zealand... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Here's How High Oil Prices Must Climb To Stop Saudi Arabia's Budget BleedAs we’ve detailed exhaustively, the country is staring down a current account-f
Here's How High Oil Prices Must Climb To Stop Saudi Arabia's Budget Bleed
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
As we’ve detailed exhaustively, the country is staring down a current account-fiscal account outcome that makes Brazil look favorable by comparison. The fiscal budget deficit is projected at some 20% of GDP and two proxy wars combined with the... Read more
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Daily News
Too much of food, but in wrong places!Professor Veerle Magdalena Leo Heyvaert, Associate Professor in Law at the Lond
Too much of food, but in wrong places!
Daily News / Posted yesterday
Professor Veerle Magdalena Leo Heyvaert, Associate Professor in Law at the London School of Economics, was in Sri Lanka where she conducted a series of workshops from August 24 to September 1 at the Kotelawala Defense University (KDU) on... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Fighting corruption together16th IACC to find ways to end impunity for corruption PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will
Fighting corruption together
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
16th IACC to find ways to end impunity for corruption PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will host the bi-annual keystone 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) from today (Sept 2) until Friday. Themed ‘Ending Impunity: People. Integrity. Action’,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SA gets runs in IndiaSA A lost one-day games to Australia A by nine wickets and 108 runs, and to Ind
SA gets runs in India
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
SA A lost one-day games to Australia A by nine wickets and 108 runs, and to India A by eight wickets and 34 runs. They drew the first four-day match against India A, but went down by an innings and 81 runs in the second. This, mind you, from players... Read more
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Investopedia
Is Quinoa Destroying Bolivia's Economy?Quinoa, one of the world’s most popular health foods, has also become a catalys
Is Quinoa Destroying Bolivia's Economy?
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
Quinoa, one of the world’s most popular health foods, has also become a catalyst for the Bolivian economy. Cultivated in Bolivia's Andean region, quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is a grain crop that's loaded with protein, fiber and minerals and is both... Read more
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Balita
Commercial fishing for pelagic fishes in Davao Gulf begins September 1, 2015 5:23 am DAVAO CITY, Aug. 31 — The Bureau of Fisheries and
Commercial fishing for pelagic fishes in Davao Gulf begins
Balita / Posted 2 days ago
September 1, 2015 5:23 am DAVAO CITY, Aug. 31 — The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) National Director and Undersecretary Asis Perez on Monday declared September 1, this... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Newborn Snow Leopards Ready for Their Closeup at Chicago's Brookfield ZooChicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the first pictures and video of two n
Newborn Snow Leopards Ready for Their Closeup at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the first pictures and video of two newborn snow leopard cubs born on June 16. The female cubs have been bonding with their mother in a behind-the-scenes den since their birth. Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Protecting Our Forest CoverThe Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Water and Wildlife (MoECCWW) has t
Protecting Our Forest Cover
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Water and Wildlife (MoECCWW) has taken a firm stance to suspend the issuing of permits for felling trees across the country, with immediate effect, "unless in exceptional cases". It has also issued a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
APC, PDP At Each Other's Throats Over Buhari's Management of EconomyBy Tobi Soniyi Onyebuchi Ezigbo And James Emejo Abuja — Jonathan's ministers s
APC, PDP At Each Other's Throats Over Buhari's Management of Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Tobi Soniyi Onyebuchi Ezigbo And James Emejo Abuja — Jonathan's ministers set record straight on their stewardship, presidency disagrees The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were again at... Read more
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Quartz
Setting aside half the Earth for ‘rewilding’: the rational argument for extreme conservationA much-anticipated book in conservation and natural science circles is E.O. Wil
Setting aside half the Earth for ‘rewilding’: the rational argument for extreme conservation
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
A much-anticipated book in conservation and natural science circles is E.O. Wilson’s Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life, which is due early next year. It builds on his proposal to set aside half the Earth for the preservation of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NNPC Shuts Down Warri Refinery Over Crude Oil ShortageThe Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, stated that it ha
NNPC Shuts Down Warri Refinery Over Crude Oil Shortage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, stated that it has shut down the Warri Refineries due to operational challenges. Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the NNPC, Mr. Ohi Alegbe, who disclosed this,... Read more
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The Atlantic
Social Security Disability Insurance's Ticking Time BombThe Supreme Court recently saved the Affordable Care Act with its emphatic 6-3
Social Security Disability Insurance's Ticking Time Bomb
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
The Supreme Court recently saved the Affordable Care Act with its emphatic 6-3 ruling in King v. Burwell. One time bomb in American health policy was thus defused, but another has kept right on ticking. So far, it hasn’t received much public... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
PHOTOS: Newborn Snow Leopards Ready for their Closeup at Chicago's Brookfield ZooBROOKFIELD, Illinois — Can you say “awww”? Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday
PHOTOS: Newborn Snow Leopards Ready for their Closeup at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
BROOKFIELD, Illinois — Can you say “awww”? Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the first pictures and video of two newborn snow leopard cubs born on June 16. The female cubs have been bonding with their mother in a behind-the-scenes den since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Only One Formal Complaint Over Disappearing DataJust one customer has complained to the National Consumer Commission (NCC) abou
Only One Formal Complaint Over Disappearing Data
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Just one customer has complained to the National Consumer Commission (NCC) about disappearing mobile data, according to a spokesperson. Rapid mobile data depletion has become a hot topic in South Africa this month, with complaints streaming into... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
PATHWAY 3 study: Half dose combination of common diuretics reduces blood pressureThe combination of two commonly used diuretics, each at half dose, can signific
PATHWAY 3 study: Half dose combination of common diuretics reduces blood pressure
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
The combination of two commonly used diuretics, each at half dose, can significantly reduce blood pressure without the side-effects caused by full doses of either alone, researchers from the PATHWAY 3 study have found. The findings, reported at ESC... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Five near-blind monk seals become ambassadors for vanishing speciesThe Hawaiians call their monk seals ilio-holo-i-ka-uaua or “the dog that runs i
Five near-blind monk seals become ambassadors for vanishing species
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
The Hawaiians call their monk seals ilio-holo-i-ka-uaua or “the dog that runs in rough water,” but when I see my first one, I think: whoa, that’s more like a bear. And indeed, a female Hawaiian monk seal weighs up to 240 kilograms – about the size of... Read more
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Times of Malta
Thirsty Middle East faces worsening water stressNearly half of 33 countries expected to face extremely high water stress by 204
Thirsty Middle East faces worsening water stress
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Nearly half of 33 countries expected to face extremely high water stress by 2040 are in the Middle East, where surface water is limited and demand is high, said experts who ranked 167 nations. Thirteen Middle Eastern countries and the Palestinian... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
MJC kicks off fall series of free Science ColloquiumMODESTO — Modesto Junior College’s weekly Science Colloquium will kick off the
MJC kicks off fall series of free Science Colloquium
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
MODESTO — Modesto Junior College’s weekly Science Colloquium will kick off the fall semester series with “The Science Behind a Sustainable Water Supply for Stanislaus County” presented by Walter Ward, Stanislaus County water manager, on Wednesday,... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
First look at rare snow leopards born at Chicago's Brookfield ZooCan you say “awww”? Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the first pictur
First look at rare snow leopards born at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
Can you say “awww”? Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the first pictures and video of two newborn snow leopard cubs born on June 16. The female cubs have been bonding with their mother in a behind-the-scenes den since their birth. They will... Read more
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iol.co.za
How super are these food really?.We have the evidence to show that almonds, which have been on the list of supe
How super are these food really?
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
.We have the evidence to show that almonds, which have been on the list of superfoods for as long as the term has been used, can improve heart health and diabetes management. London - I struggle with the term “superfood”. The fact is, for all of our... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Newborn snow leopards ready for their closeup at Chicago's Brookfield ZooCHICAGO — Can you say “awww”? Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the fi
Newborn snow leopards ready for their closeup at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO — Can you say “awww”? Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the first pictures and video of two newborn snow leopard cubs born on June 16. The female cubs have been bonding with their mother in a behind-the-scenes den since their... Read more
8 related stories
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KWGN Denver
Newborn snow leopards ready for their closeup at Chicago's Brookfield ZooCHICAGO — Can you say “awww”? Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the fi
Newborn snow leopards ready for their closeup at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo
KWGN Denver / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO — Can you say “awww”? Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the first pictures and video of two newborn snow leopard cubs born on June 16. The female cubs have been bonding with their mother in a behind-the-scenes den since their... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Newborn Snow Leopards Ready For Their Closeup At Chicago's Brookfield Zoo(CNN) — Can you say “awww”? Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the firs
Newborn Snow Leopards Ready For Their Closeup At Chicago's Brookfield Zoo
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
(CNN) — Can you say “awww”? Chicago’s Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the first pictures and video of two newborn snow leopard cubs born on June 16. The female cubs have been bonding with their mother in a behind-the-scenes den since their... Read more
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Zero Hedge
This Is What Happened The Last Time Malaysia Faced A Currency CrisisEarlier today, we highlighted the street protests currently underway in the Mal
This Is What Happened The Last Time Malaysia Faced A Currency Crisis
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Earlier today, we highlighted the street protests currently underway in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur where tens of thousands of Malaysians are calling for the ouster of Prime Minister Najib Razak whose government has been accused of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Metro Manila faces water supply cut by 3 cubic meters The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) is set to implement a fresh cut on
Metro Manila faces water supply cut by 3 cubic meters
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
The National Water Resources Board (NWRB) is set to implement a fresh cut on water allocation for domestic water supply “as soon as possible” amid the strengthening of El Niño episode in the... Read more
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Independent
Snow leopards cub born in Chicago zooAlthough the public are not able to see the unnamed cubs as they are “bonding w
Snow leopards cub born in Chicago zoo
Independent / Posted 4 days ago
Although the public are not able to see the unnamed cubs as they are “bonding with their mother” the animals are the latest addition to a species that numbers just 6,500 in the wild. The cubs were born on 16 June to four-year-old mother Sarani and... Read more
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Market Watch
Are your retirement drawdown strategies meeting your needs?Ricardo Reitmeyer/Shutterstock Many years ago I was giving a retirement-planni
Are your retirement drawdown strategies meeting your needs?
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Ricardo Reitmeyer/Shutterstock Many years ago I was giving a retirement-planning seminar outside of Pittsburgh to a group of employees from a well-known company. At one of our breaks, a wonderful woman approached me and said, "I fed them, I clothed... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Texas $1 Billion GO Mobility Fund Bonds 'AAA'; Outlook StableNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AAA' rating to approx
Fitch Rates Texas $1 Billion GO Mobility Fund Bonds 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AAA' rating to approximately $1 billion in State of Texas general obligation (GO) mobility fund bonds to be issued by the Texas Transportation Commission (TTC), consisting of: --$750,000,000... Read more
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The Courier
What it's like to go veganSarah Berry leaves her scepticism, and cooked food, on the shelf and embarks on
What it's like to go vegan
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
Sarah Berry leaves her scepticism, and cooked food, on the shelf and embarks on a vegan challenge. I might be a vegetarian and a hippie at heart, but I've always had a completely unreasonable and largely unfounded prejudice towards veganism and... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
WRI: Extreme water stress in Middle East could stoke civil unrest Climate change and population growth has led to many countries suffering from
WRI: Extreme water stress in Middle East could stoke civil unrest
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 5 days ago
Climate change and population growth has led to many countries suffering from water stress Countries from the Middle East will likely be be exposed to 'extreme water stress' by 2040,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Protests in Lebanon reflect the disease not the cureAnother set of political demonstrations has taken off in the Arab world. This t
Protests in Lebanon reflect the disease not the cure
Aljazeera / Posted 6 days ago
Another set of political demonstrations has taken off in the Arab world. This time it is in Lebanon, where a summer of rubbish in the streets has triggered street riots reminiscent of Tahrir Square. No one knows what all this portends, some hope and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Imaging techniques set new standard for super-resolution in live cellsA still image from video showing dynamics of the actin cytoskeleton over 40 tim
Imaging techniques set new standard for super-resolution in live cells
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
A still image from video showing dynamics of the actin cytoskeleton over 40 time points at 15-second intervals as seen by patterned activation nonlinear structured illumination microscopy (SIM), in a COS-7 cell at 37°C expressing Skylan-NS-Lifeact.... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Middle East faces water shortages for the next 25 years, study saysWater supplies across the Middle East will deteriorate over 25 years, threateni
Middle East faces water shortages for the next 25 years, study says
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
Water supplies across the Middle East will deteriorate over 25 years, threatening economic growth and national security and forcing more people to move to already overcrowded cities, a new analysis suggests. As the region, which is home to over 350... Read more
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PhysOrg
Humus depletion induced by climate change?If the input of organic matter stagnates, soil will lose some of its humus in t
Humus depletion induced by climate change?
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
If the input of organic matter stagnates, soil will lose some of its humus in the long term. Credit: Fotolia The yields of many important crops in Europe have been stagnating since the 1990s. As a result, the input of organic matter into the soil -... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10675H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteent
Republic Act No. 10675
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 7 days ago
H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Second Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eighth day of July, two thousand fourteen. AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF... Read more
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Daily Mail
Should you be using HRT face moisturiser? The drug taken in pill form to treat menopause symptoms is now in skincare A
Should you be using HRT face moisturiser?
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
The drug taken in pill form to treat menopause symptoms is now in skincare A new generation of skin creams include hormone replacement therapy HRT helps the production of collagen, which gives the skin its... Read more
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Business Spectator
A matter of balance for BHPBHP Billiton chief financial officer Peter Beaven tells Business Spectator's Al
A matter of balance for BHP
Business Spectator / Posted 7 days ago
BHP Billiton chief financial officer Peter Beaven tells Business Spectator's Alan Kohler, Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz: -- The nature of BHP's future investments are very low capital, very high return projects-- Debottlenecking... Read more
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EuroNews
Water stress expected to soar, warns World Resources reportThe surging global demand for water will see some 30 countries facing extreme w
Water stress expected to soar, warns World Resources report
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
The surging global demand for water will see some 30 countries facing extreme water stress by 2040, according to the latest World Resources Institute report. This threatens to fuel greater instability in areas already torn by conflicts. In the... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
LA-MSID: Rain total on the riseFlorida weather is often temperamental. That's a characteristic the Lehigh Acr
LA-MSID: Rain total on the rise
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
Florida weather is often temperamental. That's a characteristic the Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District is very familiar with monitoring. An annual snapshot of the area's rainfall, beginning on January 1, 2015 indicates the year... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dire warning over Irish Sea marine life Stocks of fish including cod, whiting and sole have fallen because these fish
Dire warning over Irish Sea marine life
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Stocks of fish including cod, whiting and sole have fallen because these fish have been caught in prawn nets Scientists have attacked overfishing and warned that a habitat as diverse as that in the Amazon... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore schools staffed with leaders, but many still need teachersAll Baltimore city schools will open with a leader this year, but there are 90
Baltimore schools staffed with leaders, but many still need teachers
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
All Baltimore city schools will open with a leader this year, but there are 90 teaching vacancies that remain. The district announced seven principal appointments Tuesday in a special meeting, and said they were working to process the remaining... Read more
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