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The New Yorker
Afghanistan’s Theorist-in-ChiefAshraf Ghani, the President of Afghanistan, wakes up before five every morning
Afghanistan’s Theorist-in-Chief
The New Yorker / Posted 6 hours ago
Ashraf Ghani, the President of Afghanistan, wakes up before five every morning and reads for two or three hours. He makes his way daily through an inch-thick stack of official documents. He reads proposals by applicants competing for the job of mayor... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Price One Judge Pays for Doing What He Thinks Is Rightmore about how the court works, I wanted to understand why the talented staff—m
The Price One Judge Pays for Doing What He Thinks Is Right
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
more about how the court works, I wanted to understand why the talented staff—many of whom have worked in criminal justice for over a decade—chose this setting, this court, and this population. Crime and punishment in the age of mass... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
LRA Official Admonishes Lipa Graduates to Uphold IntegrityCommissioner General of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Elfrieda Stewart T
LRA Official Admonishes Lipa Graduates to Uphold Integrity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Commissioner General of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Elfrieda Stewart Tamba, has urged graduates of the Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA) to build and maintain a reputation of high integrity. Integrity, she noted, is... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Gina Lopez and other appointmentsPresident-elect Rodrigo Duterte is on a roll. Even before assuming office as th
Gina Lopez and other appointments
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is on a roll. Even before assuming office as the 16th President of the Philippines, his administration is off to a good and fast start. Verbal pyrotechnics and media controversies aside, the initial decisions have been... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Cameron to resign following UK's 'Brexit'his resignation as Prime Minister following the UK's historic vote to leave the
Cameron to resign following UK's 'Brexit'
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
his resignation as Prime Minister following the UK's historic vote to leave the EU. He refused to give an exact time table for his departure, but said he wanted a new leader to be in place by the start of the Tory Party conference in October. In... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Cameron to resign following UK's 'Brexit'his resignation as Prime Minister following the UK's historic vote to leave the
Cameron to resign following UK's 'Brexit'
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
his resignation as Prime Minister following the UK's historic vote to leave the EU. He refused to give an exact time table for his departure, but said he wanted a new leader to be in place by the start of the Tory Party conference in October. In... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Cameron to resign following UK's 'Brexit'his resignation as Prime Minister following the UK's historic vote to leave the
Cameron to resign following UK's 'Brexit'
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
his resignation as Prime Minister following the UK's historic vote to leave the EU. He refused to give an exact time table for his departure, but said he wanted a new leader to be in place by the start of the Tory Party conference in October. In... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
It's official: UK has voted to leave European Unionappeared to concede that the "Remain" vote had "edged it," told his supporters
It's official: UK has voted to leave European Union
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
appeared to concede that the "Remain" vote had "edged it," told his supporters that the result heralded a "new dawn" for an independent UK. He also called on Prime Minister David Cameron to resign as a result of the referendum. "The dawn is... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
It's official: UK has voted to leave European Unionappeared to concede that the "Remain" vote had "edged it," told his supporters
It's official: UK has voted to leave European Union
Local 10 Miami / Posted 3 days ago
appeared to concede that the "Remain" vote had "edged it," told his supporters that the result heralded a "new dawn" for an independent UK. He also called on Prime Minister David Cameron to resign as a result of the referendum. "The dawn is... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
It's official: UK has voted to leave European Unionappeared to concede that the "Remain" vote had "edged it," told his supporters
It's official: UK has voted to leave European Union
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 3 days ago
appeared to concede that the "Remain" vote had "edged it," told his supporters that the result heralded a "new dawn" for an independent UK. He also called on Prime Minister David Cameron to resign as a result of the referendum. "The dawn is... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
It's official: UK has voted to leave European Unionappeared to concede that the "Remain" vote had "edged it," told his supporters
It's official: UK has voted to leave European Union
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 3 days ago
appeared to concede that the "Remain" vote had "edged it," told his supporters that the result heralded a "new dawn" for an independent UK. He also called on Prime Minister David Cameron to resign as a result of the referendum. "The dawn is... Read more
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CNN
UK votes 'Leave' in EU referendumresult reflects a deeply divided union. The town of Boston in Lincolnshire, En
UK votes 'Leave' in EU referendum
CNN / Posted 3 days ago
result reflects a deeply divided union. The town of Boston in Lincolnshire, England, had the biggest margin of victory for leave voters -- 76% to 24%. The tiny British overseas territory of Gibraltar has the biggest margin of victory for... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Coalition requests federal investigation of Utah funding for Oakland port - A coalition of nine groups including law firms and organizations throughout Utah and the West has formally requested a federal investigation into Utah’s allocation of $53 ...Coalition requests federal investigation of Utah funding for Oakland port A co
Coalition requests federal investigation of Utah funding for Oakland port - A coalition of nine groups including law firms and organizations throughout Utah and the West has formally requested a federal investigation into Utah’s allocation of $53 ...
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Coalition requests federal investigation of Utah funding for Oakland port A coalition of nine groups, including law firms and organizations throughout Utah and the West, has formally requested a federal investigation into Utah’s allocation of $53... Read more
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KERA North Texas
FACT CHECK: Trump's Speech On Clinton Annotatedto share my thoughts about the stakes in this upcoming and very important elect
FACT CHECK: Trump's Speech On Clinton Annotated
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
to share my thoughts about the stakes in this upcoming and very important election. People have asked me why I'm running for President. I built an amazing business that I love. And I get to work side-by-side with my children every single day. We... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
FACT CHECK: Trump's Speech On Clinton Annotatedto share my thoughts about the stakes in this upcoming and very important elect
FACT CHECK: Trump's Speech On Clinton Annotated
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
to share my thoughts about the stakes in this upcoming and very important election. People have asked me why I'm running for President. I built an amazing business that I love. And I get to work side-by-side with my children every single day. We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Appoints Idris Ibrahim Acting IGPand Minna — The appointment of a new Inspector-General of Police by President M
Buhari Appoints Idris Ibrahim Acting IGP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
and Minna — The appointment of a new Inspector-General of Police by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday has set the stage for early retirement of at least 30 superior officers. President Buhari bypassed no fewer than 30 deputies and assistant... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ibrahim Kpotun Idris Appointed Acting IGPwho hails from Kutigi, Lavun in Niger State, was born on January 15, 1959, and
Ibrahim Kpotun Idris Appointed Acting IGP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
who hails from Kutigi, Lavun in Niger State, was born on January 15, 1959, and was enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force in 1984, after graduating from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, with a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics.... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
PNC’s Mahama promises review of procurement lawcorruption and reduce graft especially in the public procurement system. He ma
PNC’s Mahama promises review of procurement law
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 5 days ago
corruption and reduce graft especially in the public procurement system. He made this promise when he took his turn at the Institute for Economic Governance (IEA) Forum, ‘Evening Encounter with the Presidential Candidate’, Tuesday evening. The PNC... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
Bulloch County Correctional Institute named best in stateThe Bulloch County Correctional Institute was named best in the state during a
Bulloch County Correctional Institute named best in state
Statesboro Herald / Posted 5 days ago
The Bulloch County Correctional Institute was named best in the state during a recent awards ceremony hosted by the Georgia Department of Corrections. The GDC honored the work camp as the 2015 County Facility of the Year at the 12th annual GDC... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Proposed IRR of Data Privacy Act of 2012of the Data Privacy Act of 2012, and to monitor and ensure compliance of the co
Proposed IRR of Data Privacy Act of 2012
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 6 days ago
of the Data Privacy Act of 2012, and to monitor and ensure compliance of the country with international standards set for data protection, the following rules and regulations are hereby promulgated to effectively implement the provisions of... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Comrades in Qualms: Which pill will the ANC take?Joel Netshitenzhe is one of those complex, rare characters in our politics. He
Comrades in Qualms: Which pill will the ANC take?
Daily Maverick / Posted 6 days ago
Joel Netshitenzhe is one of those complex, rare characters in our politics. He doesn’t really enjoy the limelight. Not for him is the cut and thrust of personality politics: policy is his thing. He loves the nuance, the complexity, pondering what... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
R2K Demands an End to Censorship At the SABC and the Removal of Hlaudi Motsoeneng!to demand an end to censorship at the public broadcaster and the removal of COO
R2K Demands an End to Censorship At the SABC and the Removal of Hlaudi Motsoeneng!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
to demand an end to censorship at the public broadcaster and the removal of COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng. The SABC was transformed from propaganda machine of the apartheid state to become a public broadcaster with a mandate to service the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Now is the time for MSMEsFor the past 11 years, I have believed that Filipinos were never destined for p
Now is the time for MSMEs
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
For the past 11 years, I have believed that Filipinos were never destined for poverty. Prosperity can be attained by those who want it most, and that success can be achieved with grit and passion. After Go Negosyo reached a momentous decade of... Read more
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dna
No country for Bond: Did Raghuram Rajan's candid, no-holds-barred approach finally cost him his job?"open to seeing" through his unfinished work on containing inflation and cleani
No country for Bond: Did Raghuram Rajan's candid, no-holds-barred approach finally cost him his job?
dna / Posted 8 days ago
"open to seeing" through his unfinished work on containing inflation and cleaning up the books of banks. Be it speaking for tolerance after a Muslim was lynched for allegedly eating beef, comparing the Indian economy with 'a one-eyed king in a... Read more
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The Financial Express
From intolerance to new GDP numbers, Raghuram Rajan had a view on allOn the lines of Brexit — used for the upcoming vote on whether Britain would re
From intolerance to new GDP numbers, Raghuram Rajan had a view on all
The Financial Express / Posted 8 days ago
On the lines of Brexit — used for the upcoming vote on whether Britain would remain in Europe or not — the speculation over Rajan’s continuance had already prompted a new term ‘Rexit’. (Reuters) An outspoken RBI Governor is rarity but Raghuram Rajan... Read more
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CBC.ca
Stellingwerff hoping for re-do in Riothe point?" The IAAF upheld its ban on Russia's track and field team in Friday
Stellingwerff hoping for re-do in Rio
CBC.ca / Posted 9 days ago
the point?" The IAAF upheld its ban on Russia's track and field team in Friday's decision that punishes the world power for systematic doping. Stellingwerff missed the women's 1,500-metre final at the London Olympics by just one spot. Since... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Canadian runner hopes for 're-do' in Rio after Russian ban over doping upheldthe point?" The IAAF upheld its ban on Russia's track and field team in Friday
Canadian runner hopes for 're-do' in Rio after Russian ban over doping upheld
Brandon Sun / Posted 9 days ago
the point?" The IAAF upheld its ban on Russia's track and field team in Friday's decision that punishes the world power for systematic doping. Stellingwerff missed the women's 1,500-metre final at the London Olympics by just one spot. Since... Read more
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The Christian Post
Obama Endorses LawlessnessKen Blackwell is the Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at the Family Researc
Obama Endorses Lawlessness
The Christian Post / Posted 9 days ago
Ken Blackwell is the Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment at the Family Research Council, and the Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow for Public Policy at the Buckeye Institute in Columbus, Ohio Surprise, surprise: President Barack Obama endorsed... Read more
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Civil Georgia
NDI�s Pre-Election Assessmentsof democratic assets and also facing critical but surmountable challenges,” sai
NDI�s Pre-Election Assessments
Civil Georgia / Posted 9 days ago
of democratic assets and also facing critical but surmountable challenges,” said a team from the National Democratic Institute (NDI), which assessed pre-election environment in the country. While noting that the underlying elements for a... Read more
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The Star
UM committee finds duplication, manipulation of research datafrom the investigation suggests that all four articles were prepared by a singl
UM committee finds duplication, manipulation of research data
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
from the investigation suggests that all four articles were prepared by a single set of data. “As UM adheres to a strict policy of integrity and ethical practices in research, the authors have been asked to retract all published articles in... Read more
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asianage
The great seed piracyrevolution varieties which responded to chemical inputs. The first two institut
The great seed piracy
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
revolution varieties which responded to chemical inputs. The first two institutions were the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) in Mexico. These... Read more
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Zero Hedge
All Eyes On Yellen As Global Stocks Rebound Despite Brexit Fears, Record Low Yieldsin as many years, when yesterday it again decided not to include China in its E
All Eyes On Yellen As Global Stocks Rebound Despite Brexit Fears, Record Low Yields
Zero Hedge / Posted 12 days ago
in as many years, when yesterday it again decided not to include China in its EM index due to concerns over Chinese market integrity, there was some concern that Chinese stocks would tumble now that China's market manipulation is the primary topic... Read more
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The Tyee
Serious About Housing Costs? Ban Foreign Home Sales for Six Months"A foreign ownership tax of 10 per cent on a $5-million home will not stop a sa
Serious About Housing Costs? Ban Foreign Home Sales for Six Months
The Tyee / Posted 12 days ago
"A foreign ownership tax of 10 per cent on a $5-million home will not stop a sale or create any affordability." -- Bob Rennie, real estate magnate, BC Liberal fundraiser. Bob Rennie is right. That's why the first step toward solving Metro... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political Digest"I can tell you this: his values, his principles, his integrity - they have not
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
"I can tell you this: his values, his principles, his integrity - they have not changed and they never will," Nass said. "He cares deeply about those he serves, his state, and his country. Paul is a bold leader and I am proud to call him my... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fact-checking the Clinton and Trump speeches after OrlandoThis line by Clinton refers to the weapon used in Orlando and San Bernardino: t
Fact-checking the Clinton and Trump speeches after Orlando
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
This line by Clinton refers to the weapon used in Orlando and San Bernardino: the AR-15. Clinton has called for a new ban on assault weapons, after the previous assault-weapons ban expired in 2004 after 10 years. There is mixed... Read more
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The Star
Developing excellence in educational leadershipclassroom teacher is the most visible person in a child’s life at school, it is
Developing excellence in educational leadership
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
classroom teacher is the most visible person in a child’s life at school, it is the principal who is actually responsible for driving the entire school to provide a conducive environment for high-quality education to take place. Empirical studies... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Biggest US coal company funded dozens of groups questioning climate changeworld’s biggest private sector publicly traded coal company, was long known as
Biggest US coal company funded dozens of groups questioning climate change
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 days ago
world’s biggest private sector publicly traded coal company, was long known as an outlier even among fossil fuel companies for its public rejection of climate science and action. But its funding of climate denial groups was only exposed in... Read more
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The Auto Channel
Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasolinethis story? Here's why: A short while ago, I was directed by one of our reader
Every Spark-Ignited Internal Combustion Engine Ever Produced Has Been Damaged By Gasoline
The Auto Channel / Posted 14 days ago
this story? Here's why: A short while ago, I was directed by one of our readers to a message posted on the Facebook page for a group called American Energy Alliance. The post stated, "As I handed it (my car/engine) over, I asked the mechanic how... Read more
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Breitbart
The Great British Wind Farm Scandal: These Are The Heads That Should Rollat, viz supplying us with the clean, abundant, eco-friendly energy which is goi
The Great British Wind Farm Scandal: These Are The Heads That Should Roll
Breitbart / Posted 15 days ago
at, viz supplying us with the clean, abundant, eco-friendly energy which is going to save us all from “global warming.” For anyone prepared to do their research – as opposed to take back handers from the renewable industry, mouth green... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Berg: Guilty until proven innocent in Illinois“I was so excited,” she said. “It was like getting a new car.” Vandersnick bel
Berg: Guilty until proven innocent in Illinois
Northwest Herald / Posted 15 days ago
“I was so excited,” she said. “It was like getting a new car.” Vandersnick believes the state’s forfeiture laws are ripe for reform. “There’s so many cases that people can’t contest,” Vandersnick said. “The burden of proof needs to be on the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Click’d: Local Facebook page raises concerns about refugees without getting uglyargued that by writing critically about these groups, I had revealed my own pre
Click’d: Local Facebook page raises concerns about refugees without getting ugly
Rutland Herald / Posted 16 days ago
argued that by writing critically about these groups, I had revealed my own prejudice � that, pointing out bigotry, was a form of bigotry itself. Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was the victim of a similar attack this week when he called... Read more
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Officer.com
Armor plates shed the weightThere are some growing trends in armor plates that unfortunately expose issues
Armor plates shed the weight
Officer.com / Posted 16 days ago
There are some growing trends in armor plates that unfortunately expose issues we have in society itself. The growing daily threat to law enforcement has increased and changed how we look at personal ballistic protection. Ballistic plates worn over... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2016/17 Budget Speechthe power delegated to me by H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda, I hav
2016/17 Budget Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
the power delegated to me by H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda, I have the honour to present the budget statement for the Financial Year 2016/17. Section 14(1) of the Public Finance Management Act 2015, requires that Parliament shall, by... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | A special issue on Britain in EuropeMcCall Smith Lionel Shriver Howard Jacobson Philip Pullman Highlights from the
In this week's magazine | A special issue on Britain in Europe
The New Statesman / Posted 18 days ago
McCall Smith Lionel Shriver Howard Jacobson Philip Pullman Highlights from the issue: Gordon Brown: My positive manifesto for Britain to lead – not leave – Europe. Amartya Sen: The Brexit proposal springs from panic and would damage more than the... Read more
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DW
Papua New Guinea protests - PM O'Neill's response 'not encouraging' |Peter O'Neill over allegations of corruption. In addition, thousands of studen
Papua New Guinea protests - PM O'Neill's response 'not encouraging' |
DW / Posted 18 days ago
Peter O'Neill over allegations of corruption. In addition, thousands of students across the country have boycotted classes for weeks. On Wednesday, June 8, police opened fire at students and deployed tear gas to disperse crowds during a protest at... Read more
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The Washington Times
Karl Eikenberry withdraws name from Northwestern appointmentretired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry to withdraw his name from a tentativ
Karl Eikenberry withdraws name from Northwestern appointment
The Washington Times / Posted 18 days ago
retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Karl Eikenberry to withdraw his name from a tentative appointment to head the university’s new institute on global studies. Top officials at Northwestern had clearly viewed this prospective appointment as a huge win. In... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Success For NZ Superannuation Fund & Woodside Petroleum Thursday, 9 June 2016, 10:35 amPress Release: Callidus PRNew Zealand Superannu
Success For NZ Superannuation Fund & Woodside Petroleum
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Thursday, 9 June 2016, 10:35 amPress Release: Callidus PRNew Zealand Superannuation Fund and Woodside Petroleum take out top governance awardsWoodside Petroleum and New Zealand Superannuation... Read more
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Business Wire
CyberArk Delivers Malware Protection for Industrial Control Systemsand the attack on the Gundremmingen nuclear power plant in Germany. In other ca
CyberArk Delivers Malware Protection for Industrial Control Systems
Business Wire / Posted 20 days ago
and the attack on the Gundremmingen nuclear power plant in Germany. In other cases, highly threatening malware in the form of ransomware has impacted facilities like the Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL), a Michigan municipal utility in the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma Scissortails: Interesting week in 2nd DistrictTHE Republican race for the 2nd District congressional seat took an interesting
Oklahoma Scissortails: Interesting week in 2nd District
The Oklahoman / Posted 23 days ago
THE Republican race for the 2nd District congressional seat took an interesting turn this week. Incumbent Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Westville, who is seeking a third term, is being challenged in the GOP primary by Claremore resident Jarrin Jackson, a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Emails show food firms sway nutrition studieswith it — it's thin and clearly padded,” a nutrition professor wrote to one of
Emails show food firms sway nutrition studies
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
with it — it's thin and clearly padded,” a nutrition professor wrote to one of her co-authors in 2011, with an abstract for the paper attached. The comment was in emails obtained by The Associated Press through records requests with public... Read more
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