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Business Wire
Schlumberger Ld. UK Regulatory Announcement: Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2016 ResultsSchlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported results for the second quarter o
Schlumberger Ld. UK Regulatory Announcement: Schlumberger Announces Second-Quarter 2016 Results
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) today reported results for the second quarter of 2016. Schlumberger Chairman and CEO Paal Kibsgaard commented, “In the second quarter market conditions worsened further in most parts of our global operations, but in... Read more
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Radio Angulo
The US Blockade, an Outdated Policy that Must End"We have been working for many years for a change in U.S. policy toward Cuba,"
The US Blockade, an Outdated Policy that Must End
Radio Angulo / Posted 4 days ago
"We have been working for many years for a change in U.S. policy toward Cuba," stated Josefina Vidal, the main face representing Cuba in diplomatic negotiations with the United States to open a new chapter in bilateral relations between the two... Read more
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Japan Today
Annual global steel production falls by 1.9% ‹ Japan TodayLed by slumps in Europe and Latin America, world crude steel production fell by
Annual global steel production falls by 1.9% ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
Led by slumps in Europe and Latin America, world crude steel production fell by 1.9 percent in the first six months of 2016 compared with the same period a year earlier, the World Steel Association (WSA) said Wednesday. Overall production dipped to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuela sees exodus amid rampant crime, scarcity of basic necessitiesBUENOS AIRES — Far from the streets of Caracas, political leaders and ordinary
Nicolas Maduro’s Venezuela sees exodus amid rampant crime, scarcity of basic necessities
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
BUENOS AIRES — Far from the streets of Caracas, political leaders and ordinary citizens across South America are waging an increasingly quixotic battle to curtail the ripple effects of Venezuela’s economic and social meltdown. For years on end,... Read more
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BeverageOnline
Sealed Air Acquires Cleaning in Place Optimization and Remotea company that optimizes Cleaning in Place systems through remote monitoring ca
Sealed Air Acquires Cleaning in Place Optimization and Remote
BeverageOnline / Posted 5 days ago
a company that optimizes Cleaning in Place systems through remote monitoring capabilities and predictive analytics services for industrial use in brewing, beverage and dairy companies. “TTS-Ciptec’s unique approach and complementary technology in... Read more
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Business Wire
AXIS Capital Provides Preliminary Estimate of Catastrophe and Weather-Related Net Losses Impacting Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results$11 billion from major natural catastrophes and $8 billion from weather events.
AXIS Capital Provides Preliminary Estimate of Catastrophe and Weather-Related Net Losses Impacting Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
$11 billion from major natural catastrophes and $8 billion from weather events. Major natural catastrophes include the Fort McMurray wildfires, the Japanese and Ecuadorian earthquakes and the European floods. Weather events include multiple... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Should Expect More Investments From China - Envoyhowever, promised that Africa would receive more investors from China. "We als
Africa Should Expect More Investments From China - Envoy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
however, promised that Africa would receive more investors from China. "We also heavily invested in Asia, Europe and Latin America but in years to come, more and more investments in terms of technology and capital are going to come to Africa... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Globalisation backlash in Europe a surprisefrom Trump to Marine Le Pen lace their message of national reassertion with a r
Globalisation backlash in Europe a surprise
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
from Trump to Marine Le Pen lace their message of national reassertion with a rich dose of anti-Muslim symbolism. Latin American democracies provide a telling contrast. These countries experienced globalization mostly as a trade and... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Starwood venture signals new opening in Cuban marketSTAMFORD — The opening last month of the Stamford-based Starwood Hotels and Res
Starwood venture signals new opening in Cuban market
Darien News-Review / Posted 11 days ago
STAMFORD — The opening last month of the Stamford-based Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide’s first hotel in Cuba marked a historic move by a Connecticut company. But it is not the only local firm that sees the Caribbean country as a promising new... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Starwood venture signals new opening in Cuban marketSTAMFORD — The opening last month of the Stamford-based Starwood Hotels and Res
Starwood venture signals new opening in Cuban market
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
STAMFORD — The opening last month of the Stamford-based Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide’s first hotel in Cuba marked a historic move by a Connecticut company. But it is not the only local firm that sees the Caribbean country as a promising new... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Starwood venture signals new opening in Cuban marketSTAMFORD — The opening last month of the Stamford-based Starwood Hotels and Res
Starwood venture signals new opening in Cuban market
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
STAMFORD — The opening last month of the Stamford-based Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide’s first hotel in Cuba marked a historic move by a Connecticut company. But it is not the only local firm that sees the Caribbean country as a promising new... Read more
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Slate
How the Men Who Built Brazil’s Highways and Bridges Corrupted Its Political Systementire system corrupt. This article is an excerpt from the book Brazillionaire
How the Men Who Built Brazil’s Highways and Bridges Corrupted Its Political System
Slate / Posted 11 days ago
entire system corrupt. This article is an excerpt from the book Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country, now available from Spiegel & Grau. It is the story of the rise of contemporary Brazil and our new era of... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Essential Reflections on the Country We Hope to Buildof People's Power's Eighth Legislature's Seventh Period of Ordinary Sessions wa
Essential Reflections on the Country We Hope to Build
Radio Angulo / Posted 12 days ago
of People's Power's Eighth Legislature's Seventh Period of Ordinary Sessions was the collective discussion of the 274 Economic and Social Policy Guidelines of the Party and the Revolution, as proposed by the 7th Congress of the Communist Party... Read more
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BBC News
Is Theresa May the UK's Merkel?navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Repo
Is Theresa May the UK's Merkel?
BBC News / Posted 12 days ago
navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America German media have greeted the arrival of the UK's new Prime Minister Theresa May with headlines such as... Read more
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BBC News
All Belgians to be given iodine pills for nuclear safety - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
All Belgians to be given iodine pills for nuclear safety
BBC News / Posted 14 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America All Belgians to be given... Read more
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Business Wire
MetLife Declares Third Quarter 2016 Common Stock Dividendcustomers, MetLife has operations in nearly 50 countries and holds leading mark
MetLife Declares Third Quarter 2016 Common Stock Dividend
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
customers, MetLife has operations in nearly 50 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit www.metlife.com. This news release may contain... Read more
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BBC News
Australia election: Tight vote could end in hung parliamentnavigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Repo
Australia election: Tight vote could end in hung parliament
BBC News / Posted 22 days ago
navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Australia will not know the result of its federal... Read more
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Business Wire
Merck Animal Health Announces Agreement to Acquire Controlling Interest In Brazilian Animal Health Company Vallée S.A.of more than 100 products spanning parasiticides, anti-infectives and vaccines.
Merck Animal Health Announces Agreement to Acquire Controlling Interest In Brazilian Animal Health Company Vallée S.A.
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
of more than 100 products spanning parasiticides, anti-infectives and vaccines. The company’s portfolio includes products for livestock, horses, and companion animals. Vallée was founded with the mission of producing a Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
UN LGBTI resolution: Will India vote for equal rights without prejudice?on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity presented by South Afri
UN LGBTI resolution: Will India vote for equal rights without prejudice?
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity presented by South Africa and the 2014 resolution presented by the Latin American core group. India abstained from voting on both resolutions. How will India, which is a member of the Human... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Africa homeland security is a priority"TIME TO CREATE AN AFRICAN CYBER COMMISSION UNDER AFRICA HOMELAND SECURITY WATC
Africa homeland security is a priority
News 24 South Africa / Posted 27 days ago
"TIME TO CREATE AN AFRICAN CYBER COMMISSION UNDER AFRICA HOMELAND SECURITY WATCH” By Syl Juxon Smith African leaders, stakeholders and its various working organisations must critically start seriously looking at the setting up of a CYBER COMMISSION... Read more
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Business Wire
Gannett to Acquire Digital Marketing Solutions Company ReachLocal, Inc.the execution of a definitive merger agreement whereby Gannett would acquire th
Gannett to Acquire Digital Marketing Solutions Company ReachLocal, Inc.
Business Wire / Posted 28 days ago
the execution of a definitive merger agreement whereby Gannett would acquire the outstanding shares of ReachLocal, Inc., for $4.60 per share in cash, via a tender offer. This represents a 188% premium to the unaffected closing price on Friday,... Read more
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BBC News
EU referendum: Europe's press gripped by Brexit dramanavigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Repo
EU referendum: Europe's press gripped by Brexit drama
BBC News / Posted 30 days ago
navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America European newspapers see the UK Brexit vote as a serious... Read more
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Business Insider
A tiny bit of good newsThe UK just turned its back on unity and voted to leave the EU. Markets are roi
A tiny bit of good news
Business Insider / Posted a month ago
The UK just turned its back on unity and voted to leave the EU. Markets are roiling. Now for some good news. On Thursday the Organization of American States (OAS), for the first time, handed down a ferocious indictment of Venezuela's Socialist... Read more
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Breitbart
Next: U.S. Might Follow Brexit’s ExampleDay.” “If we vote to Leave, and take back control, we believe that this Thursd
Next: U.S. Might Follow Brexit’s Example
Breitbart / Posted a month ago
Day.” “If we vote to Leave, and take back control, we believe that this Thursday could be our country’s Independence Day!” former London mayor and Brexit advocate, Boris Johnson, declared earlier this week. Many have argued that this November—two... Read more

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