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Daily Mirror
DWP forced to reveal vast list of firms using benefit claimants for free workThe Tory government has been forced to reveal a vast list of firms that hoovere
DWP forced to reveal vast list of firms using benefit claimants for free work
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 hours ago
The Tory government has been forced to reveal a vast list of firms that hoovered up free labour from benefit claimants after spending four years trying to keep it a secret. Poundstretcher, Tesco, Asda and Morrisons are among more than 500 companies,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Morocco Turns Back to Seek AU MembershipThe Kingdom of Morocco has told African Union Summit ongoing in Rwanda's capita
Morocco Turns Back to Seek AU Membership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
The Kingdom of Morocco has told African Union Summit ongoing in Rwanda's capital Kigali, that it has revised its decision and wants to rejoin the body after more than 30 years of absence. In an open letter sent to Chairman of the African Union,... Read more
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Medical News Today
App trains healthcare professionals to detect early stage skin cancerHealthcare professionals are benefitting from the launch of a new app, develope
App trains healthcare professionals to detect early stage skin cancer
Medical News Today / Posted 13 hours ago
Healthcare professionals are benefitting from the launch of a new app, developed by the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, to help them learn to assess and detect skin cancer at an early stage and reduce unnecessary specialist referrals. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Firm Launches Digital Healthcare SystemA new digital health care system for patients to access doctors through their m
Firm Launches Digital Healthcare System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
A new digital health care system for patients to access doctors through their mobile devices was introduced yesterday at the opening of this year's trade exhibition in Gikondo, Kigali. The service will allow smart phone holders to download an app... Read more
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Medical News Today
Just 1 hour of exercise offsets health risks of prolonged sittingA typical day for many people includes at least 8 hours of sitting - driving to
Just 1 hour of exercise offsets health risks of prolonged sitting
Medical News Today / Posted yesterday
A typical day for many people includes at least 8 hours of sitting - driving to work, sitting in an office, driving home, and watching TV. An international study of over 1 million people shows that 1 hour of moderate physical activity can eliminate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Innovation Challenge LaunchedThe Human Innovation Development Fund (HDIF) in collaboration with the Commissi
New Innovation Challenge Launched
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Human Innovation Development Fund (HDIF) in collaboration with the Commission of Science and Technology (COSTECH) has launched the Mawazo Challenge, an initiative to stimulate ideas and find design concepts for a new challenge which could solve... Read more
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Business Wire
Centrica plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Half-year ReportCentrica plc INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 30 JUNE 2016 IAIN CONN, GRO
Centrica plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Half-year Report
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Centrica plc INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE PERIOD ENDED 30 JUNE 2016 IAIN CONN, GROUP CHIEF EXECUTIVE “The first half of the year has been demanding for Centrica, but the response has been strong and I am encouraged by the progress we have made.We are... Read more
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Business Wire
Ontex H1 2016: Solid reported revenue growth and margins in competitive markets and Mabe integration on trackOntex Group NV (Euronext Brussels: ONTEX; ‘Ontex,’ ‘the Group’ or ‘the Company’
Ontex H1 2016: Solid reported revenue growth and margins in competitive markets and Mabe integration on track
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Ontex Group NV (Euronext Brussels: ONTEX; ‘Ontex,’ ‘the Group’ or ‘the Company’) today announced its results for the six months period ending June 30, 2016. H1 2016 Highlights Q2 2016 Highlights Key Financials H1 2016 and Q2 2016 1LFL is defined... Read more
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Business Wire
Ipsen’s First Half 2016 ResultsIpsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), a global specialty-driven pharmaceutical gro
Ipsen’s First Half 2016 Results
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), a global specialty-driven pharmaceutical group, today announced financial results for the first half 2016. The Board of Directors, chaired by Marc de Garidel, met on 27 July 2016 to approve the financial statements... Read more
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The News & Observer
GSK 2Q earnings boosted by post-Brexit decline of British poundGSK 2Q earnings get boost from declining Pound Sterling | News & Observer July
GSK 2Q earnings boosted by post-Brexit decline of British pound
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
GSK 2Q earnings get boost from declining Pound Sterling | News & Observer July 27, 2016 4:44 PM Steve McGee does quality control on Advair devices at GlaxoSmithKline’s manufacturing... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Francois Hollande vows to take fight to IS after priest killed in church attackFrench president Francois Hollande has pledged to fight the Islamic State terro
Francois Hollande vows to take fight to IS after priest killed in church attack
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
French president Francois Hollande has pledged to fight the Islamic State terror group "using all means possible" after an attack on a church in Normandy which resulted in the murder of an 84-year-old priest. Father Jacques Hamel was reported to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Francois Hollande vows to take fight to IS after priest is killed in church attackLocal media reported witnesses said the men shouted "Allahu Akbar" as they came
Francois Hollande vows to take fight to IS after priest is killed in church attack
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Local media reported witnesses said the men shouted "Allahu Akbar" as they came out of the building. One was described as bearded and wearing a Muslim skullcap. As bomb squad officers searched the church for possible booby-traps, one member of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Francois Hollande vows to take fight to IS after priest killed in church attack Islamic State has released a statement saying the attack on the church in Nor
Francois Hollande vows to take fight to IS after priest killed in church attack
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Islamic State has released a statement saying the attack on the church in Normandy was carried out by 'two soldiers' from the group French soldiers stand guard as they... Read more
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The News and Star
Francois Hollande vows to take fight to IS after priest killed in church attackFrench president Francois Hollande has pledged to fight the Islamic State terro
Francois Hollande vows to take fight to IS after priest killed in church attack
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
French president Francois Hollande has pledged to fight the Islamic State terror group "using all means possible" after an attack on a church in Normandy which resulted in the murder of an 84-year-old priest. Father Jacques Hamel was reported to... Read more
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walesonline
Nurse travels to Africa to treat patients with a face-eating diseaseA Welsh nurse has spent three weeks treating African patients battling a deadly
Nurse travels to Africa to treat patients with a face-eating disease
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
A Welsh nurse has spent three weeks treating African patients battling a deadly face-eating disease. The condition is a ravaging, gangrenous infection that attacks the face, leaving gaping holes and is rife among sub-Saharan Africa’s most... Read more
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International Business Times
Dutch men and Latvian women are world's tallest, confirms study A recent study done on the people born between 1896 and 1996 in around two hund
Dutch men and Latvian women are world's tallest, confirms study
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
A recent study done on the people born between 1896 and 1996 in around two hundred countries has revealed that men born in the Netherlands are the tallest in the world. And, when it comes to the tallest women, Latvian ladies take top spot, the study... Read more
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Business Wire
Omega Announces Release Date of Second Quarter Earnings and Conference CallHUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI)
Omega Announces Release Date of Second Quarter Earnings and Conference Call
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. (NYSE:OHI) today announced that it is scheduled to release its earnings results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016, on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, after market close. In conjunction... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
University of Auckland: NZ firms need plan B in wake of Europe terror - University of AucklandThe Nice attack shows there are no barriers to what extremists will do, and New
University of Auckland: NZ firms need plan B in wake of Europe terror - University of Auckland
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
The Nice attack shows there are no barriers to what extremists will do, and New Zealand companies working in such areas need to be prepared. AP photo The latest series of international "shocks" - the truck attack in Nice, the mall shootings in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Local Scientists Share Research At Global ForumPretoria — Two South African researchers from historically disadvantaged instit
Local Scientists Share Research At Global Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Pretoria — Two South African researchers from historically disadvantaged institutions are among the thousands of scientists attending the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF 2016), which kicked of last night in Manchester, in the United Kingdom. The... Read more
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The New Yorker
Hating HillaryWe’re sitting together at one end of a long mahogany table in the Map Room, on
Hating Hillary
The New Yorker / Posted 5 days ago
We’re sitting together at one end of a long mahogany table in the Map Room, on the ground level of the White House. A little awkwardly, the table is set up for twelve, with a White House notepad by each chair; it seems that nobody has been around to... Read more
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York Daily Record
Moving Up for July 24, 2016Breezy Legore was recently appointed to the position of scalehouse weighmaster
Moving Up for July 24, 2016
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
Breezy Legore was recently appointed to the position of scalehouse weighmaster of the York County Solid Waste Authority. Legore will be responsible for weighing the trucks coming in and out at the York County Resource Recovery Center’s scalehouse and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tackling Low Life ExpectancyNigeria has one of the lowest life expectancies in the world despite concerted
Tackling Low Life Expectancy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Nigeria has one of the lowest life expectancies in the world despite concerted efforts to improve the standard of living. Martins Ifijeh writes on the need to tackle the top health causes of deaths for life expectancy to improve in the... Read more
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Business Wire
Teva Announces Pricing of Additional CHF1.0 Billion of Senior Notes in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Actavis GenericsJERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE:
Teva Announces Pricing of Additional CHF1.0 Billion of Senior Notes in Connection with Pending Acquisition of Actavis Generics
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) announced today that it successfully priced a debt offering by its special purpose finance subsidiary Teva Pharmaceutical Finance Netherlands IV B.V., consisting of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Discovery launches wellness programme in Japan Discovery gave no financial details about the deal with Sumitomo Life Insuran
Discovery launches wellness programme in Japan
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
Discovery gave no financial details about the deal with Sumitomo Life Insurance Co. Picture: Discovery Holdings. Adrian Gore,Discovery Group Holdings Limited,Discovery Group JOHANNESBURG – Discovery... Read more
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Investopedia
U.S. Healthcare Costs Compared to Other CountriesIn another chapter of the ongoing debate over healthcare in the U.S., on Tuesda
U.S. Healthcare Costs Compared to Other Countries
Investopedia / Posted 8 days ago
In another chapter of the ongoing debate over healthcare in the U.S., on Tuesday the International Federation of Health Plans released its 2015 Comparative Price Report, an annual report on healthcare products and services around the world. This year... Read more
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iol.co.za
Unilever spruces up profitsUnilever said the first half of the year was marked by “a period of high volati
Unilever spruces up profits
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Unilever said the first half of the year was marked by “a period of high volatility and accelerating change”. “Despite a challenging environment with slower global economic growth and intensifying geopolitical instability, we have again grown... Read more
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Fortune
Here’s More Proof Health Care in America Is a Total RipoffThis probably sounds like a broken record—only it’s far more annoying, because
Here’s More Proof Health Care in America Is a Total Ripoff
Fortune / Posted 9 days ago
This probably sounds like a broken record—only it’s far more annoying, because this oft-repeated message is a reminder that you are getting ripped off compared to virtually everywhere else on the planet: Prescription drugs, and health care in... Read more
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EuroNews
Theresa May's Brexit policy: what does it mean for EU citizens in UK and Britons abroad?“Politically, even in the event of severely damaged relations between the UK an
Theresa May's Brexit policy: what does it mean for EU citizens in UK and Britons abroad?
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
“Politically, even in the event of severely damaged relations between the UK and the EU, both sides may see an interest in moving to shore up the status and rights of existing residents.” That was how we previously reported Brexit’s likely impact on... Read more
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DNA Info
57 Shows on Netflix and Other Services to Watch to Escape Summer HeatTurn up the air conditioning and beat the heat indoors with a binge-watching se
57 Shows on Netflix and Other Services to Watch to Escape Summer Heat
DNA Info / Posted 9 days ago
Turn up the air conditioning and beat the heat indoors with a binge-watching session. View Full Caption Chill out with some Netflix this week as scorching temperatures are set to have New Yorkers scrambling for the nearest air-conditioned spot. If... Read more
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Business Wire
Top 400 In-Vitro Diagnostics Companies Worldwide 2016Did you know? - Transasia Bio-Medicals is India's largest in-vitro diagnostics
Top 400 In-Vitro Diagnostics Companies Worldwide 2016
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
Did you know? - Transasia Bio-Medicals is India's largest in-vitro diagnostics company. - Abbott Diagnostics is #1 in immunoassay and blood screening worldwide. - Abacus ALS is the largest privately owned supplier of in-vitro diagnostics products... Read more
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Medical News Today
Eat more healthy fat to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetesEating more unsaturated fats instead of carbohydrates decreases the risk of dev
Eat more healthy fat to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes
Medical News Today / Posted 9 days ago
Eating more unsaturated fats instead of carbohydrates decreases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, says research published in PLOS Medicine. Oily fish is a good source of unsaturated fat that can help reduce the chance of type 2 diabetes. To... Read more
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Business Wire
GWAVA & Data2Vault Launch UK Cloud Archiving Service to Ensure Data SovereigntyLONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GWAVA, today announced that it has accredited Asigra H
GWAVA & Data2Vault Launch UK Cloud Archiving Service to Ensure Data Sovereignty
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GWAVA, today announced that it has accredited Asigra Hybrid Partner, Data2Vault as their GWAVA Cloud Platform Partner in the UK. This solution enables the secure archiving of messages into one repository, from the widest... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Creating jobs in areas where workers are displaced a global challenge: TharmanSINGAPORE: Creating jobs in areas where workers are displaced is a challenge al
Creating jobs in areas where workers are displaced a global challenge: Tharman
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
SINGAPORE: Creating jobs in areas where workers are displaced is a challenge all over the world, and going by international experience, this challenge has not been dealt with very well, said Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam on Tuesday... Read more
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Business Wire
iFHP Study Examines Variation in Prescription Drug Prices Around the GlobeNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Federation of Health Plans (iFHP)
iFHP Study Examines Variation in Prescription Drug Prices Around the Globe
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Federation of Health Plans (iFHP) today released its 2015 Comparative Price Report, detailing its annual survey of medical prices per unit. Designed to showcase the variation in healthcare prices around... Read more
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Business Wire
The Top 200 Distributors Of In-Vitro Diagnostics Products Worldwide 2016Did you know? - Abacus ALS is the largest privately owned supplier of in-vitro
The Top 200 Distributors Of In-Vitro Diagnostics Products Worldwide 2016
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
Did you know? - Abacus ALS is the largest privately owned supplier of in-vitro diagnostics products in Australia and New Zealand. - Una Health Ltd., the fastest growing diagnostic distributor in the United Kingdom, specialises in bringing... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ tech companies jumping into fast growing marketsTuesday, 19 July 2016, 9:33 amPress Release: Make Lemonade NZ tech companies ju
NZ tech companies jumping into fast growing markets
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 9:33 amPress Release: Make Lemonade NZ tech companies jumping feet first into one of the world’s fastest growing marketsJuly 19, 2016New Zealand tech companies are jumping feet... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
King Questions AU's Stance on Western SaharaKigali — HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to the 27th Summit of the African U
King Questions AU's Stance on Western Sahara
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Kigali — HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to the 27th Summit of the African Union, which is being in Kigali. The Royal Message was handed over, on Sunday, to Chadian President and current Chairman of the African Union (AU), Idriss Deby Itno, by... Read more
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Business Wire
Bicycle Therapeutics Appoints Stephen J. Hoffman, M.D., Ph.D., as Board ChairmanCAMBRIDGE, Mass. & CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bicycle Therapeu
Bicycle Therapeutics Appoints Stephen J. Hoffman, M.D., Ph.D., as Board Chairman
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bicycle Therapeutics, a biotechnology company pioneering a new class of therapeutics based on its proprietary bicyclic peptides (Bicycles®) platform, announced today the appointment of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Of Rogues and Bauchi's Irreversible March to GloryWhen Barrister Muhammed Abdullahi Abubakar took the oath of office on May 29, 2
Of Rogues and Bauchi's Irreversible March to Glory
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
When Barrister Muhammed Abdullahi Abubakar took the oath of office on May 29, 2015 as the governor of Bauchi State, his change mantra, anchored on a relentless anti-corruption war, warmed the hearts of many who had, for years, from the sidelines,... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Real Estate BriefsHuber earns Performance Management Designation Sandra Huber of Miloff Aubucho
Real Estate Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 14 days ago
Huber earns Performance Management Designation Sandra Huber of Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group was recently awarded the Performance Management Designation by Women's Council of Realtors. This designation requires the successful completion of at least... Read more
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SUR in English
Brits set to create a new association to remain united in the wake of Brexit vote. Surinenglish.comMaldonado (centre)with Hern�ndez (left of him)and Skou (far left), with British
Brits set to create a new association to remain united in the wake of Brexit vote. Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted 14 days ago
Maldonado (centre)with Hern�ndez (left of him)and Skou (far left), with British residents. :: m. g. British residents in Mijas will in the coming weeks create the Brexpats in Spain association with the aim of putting up a united front in the face of... Read more
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Business Wire
Ameresco to Announce Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on August 9, 2016In conjunction with its earnings conference call and press release, the Company
Ameresco to Announce Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results on August 9, 2016
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
In conjunction with its earnings conference call and press release, the Company will provide management's prepared remarks concerning financial results. These prepared remarks will be furnished on a Current Report on Form 8-K and also posted to the... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Business BriefsHuber earns Performance Management Designation Sandra Huber of Miloff Aubucho
Business Briefs
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 14 days ago
Huber earns Performance Management Designation Sandra Huber of Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group was recently awarded the Performance Management Designation by Women's Council of Realtors. This designation requires the successful completion of at least... Read more
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Business Wire
Four Sunrise Senior Living Communities Recognized By 2016 Silver National Quality AwardA total of 71 centers were named this year as Silver National Quality Award rec
Four Sunrise Senior Living Communities Recognized By 2016 Silver National Quality Award
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
A total of 71 centers were named this year as Silver National Quality Award recipients, including the following Sunrise communities: “All of our communities are committed to providing high-quality, personalized care to every resident as part of the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Made-in-Columbia greeting cards bring joy, strengthAll across the United States, and even outside of it, people are using Columbia
Made-in-Columbia greeting cards bring joy, strength
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 days ago
All across the United States, and even outside of it, people are using Columbia resident Rich Hellmer's greeting cards to express gratitude and warm wishes during times of joy, and to encourage recipients to stay strong during times of... Read more
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The Hill
Congress should strengthen, not strain, security & economic ties with Saudi ArabiaThis Sept. 11 marks the fifteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Ameri
Congress should strengthen, not strain, security & economic ties with Saudi Arabia
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
This Sept. 11 marks the fifteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America. It will be a sad day for all Americans, especially for the victims’ families who have suffered in ways that others can only imagine. Having lived and worked in New... Read more
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Aljazeera
Madagascar: The vulnerability to tuberculosisAmbovombe, Madagascar - Despite the heat, Manovo Edson shivers on the bed with
Madagascar: The vulnerability to tuberculosis
Aljazeera / Posted 15 days ago
Ambovombe, Madagascar - Despite the heat, Manovo Edson shivers on the bed with a blanket wrapped around his small body. He is 14 years old, but looks to be only six or seven. The desperate screams of a mother who just lost her 17-month-old child in... Read more
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Business Wire
WNS Announces Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Earnings, Revises Full Year GuidanceNEW YORK & MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) (NYSE:
WNS Announces Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Earnings, Revises Full Year Guidance
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
NEW YORK & MUMBAI, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, today announced results for the fiscal 2017 first quarter ended June 30,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State opens European booster officeArkansas opened a new economic development office Wednesday in Germany as fallo
State opens European booster office
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Arkansas opened a new economic development office Wednesday in Germany as fallout continued from the United Kingdom's vote to exit the European Union. Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Encouraging sport participationMilliams of people tuned in to watch Portugal stun France in the final of Uefa
Encouraging sport participation
Otago Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
Milliams of people tuned in to watch Portugal stun France in the final of Uefa Euro 2016. Many of them will have been young football fans determined to match the skills of their heroes. The win at Wimbledon by Andy Murray must be inspiring the young... Read more
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