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Naked Capitalism
3:00PM Water CoolerIf you’re getting DDOS attacks, you must be frightening someone. A DDOS is like
3:00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 hours ago
If you’re getting DDOS attacks, you must be frightening someone. A DDOS is like an ad hominem argument on steroids. When they can’t refute you with facts, logic, or ethics, they pound the table, hurl insults, and unleash the Bots. NC probably... Read more
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ajc.com
William ‘Sonny’ Walker, 82: Lifelong advocate for civil rightsWilliam “Sonny” Walker, a longtime resident of Atlanta, was a civil rights acti
William ‘Sonny’ Walker, 82: Lifelong advocate for civil rights
ajc.com / Posted 8 hours ago
William “Sonny” Walker, a longtime resident of Atlanta, was a civil rights activist and civic leader committed to improving the lives of others. He was an influential force for a host of causes, such as integrating schools, making Martin Luther King... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Voters may decide on greyhound protections in SeminoleAs a step toward phasing out greyhound racing in Florida, a coalition of animal
Voters may decide on greyhound protections in Seminole
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
As a step toward phasing out greyhound racing in Florida, a coalition of animal-welfare advocates has collected enough signatures for a Seminole County ballot initiative that would require a dog-track owner to publicly disclose greyhound injuries and... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Problem of homelessness under control – JainabJainab presenting the contribution to a representative of Desa Bina Diri, witne
Problem of homelessness under control – Jainab
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 hours ago
Jainab presenting the contribution to a representative of Desa Bina Diri, witnessed by Yeo (right) and Bahrin (second from right). KOTA KINABALU: The problem of homeless Malaysians in Sabah is under control, said Community Development and Consumer... Read more
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Rappler
The last session: Serge Osmeña leaves the buildingLAST SESSION. Senator Sergio Osmeña III in his office before his last senate s
The last session: Serge Osmeña leaves the building
Rappler / Posted 16 hours ago
LAST SESSION. Senator Sergio Osmeña III in his office before his last senate session. Photo by Patricia Evangelista I am Serge Osmeña. I’m 72 years old, and I’m about to be a former senator. I grew up with politics. My grandfather, Sergio Osmeña... Read more
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The Irish Times
'UK was groomed’: Irish writers throw book at BrexitIn an EU referendum campaign marked by mendacity, some of the pithiest truths h
'UK was groomed’: Irish writers throw book at Brexit
The Irish Times / Posted 19 hours ago
In an EU referendum campaign marked by mendacity, some of the pithiest truths have been uttered by writers. “If your head says Remain but your heart says Leave, remember that one is specifically designed for thinking and the other is a pump,” tweeted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tarzan Asks - What Happened to Probity, Accountability in the 4th Republic?Probity and Accountability were the foundation pillars that anchored the revolu
Tarzan Asks - What Happened to Probity, Accountability in the 4th Republic?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Probity and Accountability were the foundation pillars that anchored the revolution that palpably failed to stop Ghana's decay after eleven years of an enforced salvation that yielded nothing but mayhem. Despite the palpable failure, 'Probity and... Read more
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NBC News
Tavis Smiley Recounts Michael Jackson's Last Days in New Bookauthor, political commentator, friend to Prince, Muhammad Ali, and Maya Angelou
Tavis Smiley Recounts Michael Jackson's Last Days in New Book
NBC News / Posted yesterday
author, political commentator, friend to Prince, Muhammad Ali, and Maya Angelou. Now he can add Michael Jackson expert to the list. Smiley's new book, "Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days," tells the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte-area lawmaker indicted for campaign finance violationsHartsell (R-Cabarrus) was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday on charges he violat
Charlotte-area lawmaker indicted for campaign finance violations
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
Hartsell (R-Cabarrus) was indicted by a grand jury Tuesday on charges he violated campaign finance laws. Hartsell, the longest serving members of the North Carolina Senate, has been under investigation by state and federal law enforcement... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
He escaped Afghan violence, only to be attacked in a Sacramento parking lotDozens of U.S. soldiers battling the Taliban in Afghanistan relied on a young m
He escaped Afghan violence, only to be attacked in a Sacramento parking lot
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Dozens of U.S. soldiers battling the Taliban in Afghanistan relied on a young man named Faisal Razmal to look out for them. He was their interpreter, a savvy, fun-loving guy who kept them loose in the face of death. Razmal routinely navigated deadly... Read more
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iol.co.za
Brexit has highlighted the negative effects of globalisationOn Sunday, Huang Yiping, who is a member of China's Central Bank monetary polic
Brexit has highlighted the negative effects of globalisation
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
On Sunday, Huang Yiping, who is a member of China's Central Bank monetary policy committee and a professor at Peking University, said: “Brexit could mark a reversal of globalisation, which would be very bad for the world.” But it is alarmist to... Read more
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examiner.com
ACTION ALERT by Habitat for Horses for our wild horses and burrosOne of the strongest, hardest-working allies of wild horses and burros, and the
ACTION ALERT by Habitat for Horses for our wild horses and burros
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
One of the strongest, hardest-working allies of wild horses and burros, and the source for this article, is Habitat for Horses. It is also one of the valued members of the Equine Welfare Alliance. Habitat for Horses has issued an urgent “Action... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Faith Muthambi - Community Broadcast Stakeholder Engagement WorkshopKeynote address by Honourable Faith Muthambi, Minister of Communications, at th
Minister Faith Muthambi - Community Broadcast Stakeholder Engagement Workshop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Keynote address by Honourable Faith Muthambi, Minister of Communications, at the Media Development And Diversity Agency (MDDA) Community Broadcast Stakeholder Engagement Workshop, Birchwood Hotel in Boksburg, Gauteng Allow me to begin by... Read more
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The Irish Times
'Ignorant, bigoted': Irish writers respond to BrexitIn an EU referendum campaign marked by mendacity, some of the pithiest truths h
'Ignorant, bigoted': Irish writers respond to Brexit
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
In an EU referendum campaign marked by mendacity, some of the pithiest truths have been uttered by writers. “If your head says Remain but your heart says Leave, remember that one is specifically designed for thinking and the other is a pump,” tweeted... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish writers take a red pen to BrexitIn an EU referendum campaign marked by mendacity, some of the pithiest truths h
Irish writers take a red pen to Brexit
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
In an EU referendum campaign marked by mendacity, some of the pithiest truths have been uttered by writers. “If your head says Remain but your heart says Leave, remember that one is specifically designed for thinking and the other is a pump,” tweeted... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
100 YearsRed Cross volunteers Mary Rudolph, Lynne Goodwill, Joe Ulrich, and Bill and Lin
100 Years
Warren Times Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Red Cross volunteers Mary Rudolph, Lynne Goodwill, Joe Ulrich, and Bill and Linda Farenbaugh all agreed that although there are times, "mostly at 2 in the morning when the call comes in to go to a house fire in the middle of December," Bill said,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Manus asylum seeker case awaits our next government The PNG Supreme Court's order to close the Manus Island detention centre will
The Manus asylum seeker case awaits our next government
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
The PNG Supreme Court's order to close the Manus Island detention centre will have serious flow-on effects for Australia, and could include millions in compensation and the transfer of... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana budget crisis threatens charity hospital partnershipsHospital administrators already are putting the state on notice: If the Legisla
Louisiana budget crisis threatens charity hospital partnerships
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Hospital administrators already are putting the state on notice: If the Legislature allows the nearly $65 million in proposed cuts to their payments, they are prepared to terminate contracts and walk away from the deals that were created to provide... Read more
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examiner.com
Sound attenuation at shooting rangesAttenuation is a general term that refers to a reduction in strength of a signa
Sound attenuation at shooting ranges
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Attenuation is a general term that refers to a reduction in strength of a signal or sound. Specifically, sound attenuation refers to the reduction of sound and noise, whether by natural or artificial means. In this discussion, I will be presenting... Read more
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The Hindu
Caution on the coastlineEnvironmental disasters highlight the efficacy of good rules and regulations in
Caution on the coastline
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Environmental disasters highlight the efficacy of good rules and regulations in minimising harm to people, and loss of economic assets. The tsunami of 2004 highlighted the vulnerability of coastal zones to a catastrophic event, and the need to keep... Read more
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Orange County Register
Big labor breaks its promise to California taxpayersThe people of California were told that a $15 minimum wage was not just a boost
Big labor breaks its promise to California taxpayers
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
The people of California were told that a $15 minimum wage was not just a boost for employees – it was good for taxpayers, too. It’s a promise that the “Fight for $15” has carried across the country. David Rolf, one of the architects of the campaign,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10-Point Agenda Must Be Visible - MakgalemeleGaborone — Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administratio
10-Point Agenda Must Be Visible - Makgalemele
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Gaborone — Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs and Public Administration, Mr Dikgang Makgalemele, has emphasised the need for visibility of the 10-Point Agenda in public places. Briefing Ntlo Ya Dikgosi on the role of the Government... Read more
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The Hindu
BJP to go it alone in local body pollsObjective is to strengthen the party at the grassroots level, says national sec
BJP to go it alone in local body polls
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Objective is to strengthen the party at the grassroots level, says national secretary Bharatiya Janata Party national secretary Muralidhar Rao on Friday announced that the party will go it alone in the local body polls in Tamil Nadu. Addressing... Read more
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Sun Star
Sun.Star editor Maxey is new commissionerJUST days before President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will take his oath in Malacaña
Sun.Star editor Maxey is new commissioner
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
JUST days before President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will take his oath in Malacañang, the new Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Board has just been completed with former Sun.Star Davao editor Charles Raymond Maxey as new commissioner of the national... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Belmonte hails Duterte’s 10-point economic agendaHouse Speaker Sonny Belmonte Jr. Presscon at the House of Representatives in Ba
Belmonte hails Duterte’s 10-point economic agenda
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
House Speaker Sonny Belmonte Jr. Presscon at the House of Representatives in Batasan Quezon City. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / LEO M. SABANGAN II Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Friday lauded the 10-point economic agenda of President-elect Rodrigo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Task Before CAN's New PresidentReverend Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle, 59, was elected President of the 40-y
Task Before CAN's New President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Reverend Samson Olasupo Adeniyi Ayokunle, 59, was elected President of the 40-year-old Christian Association of Nigeria [CAN] after months of back and forth tussle among the five Christian groups that make up the association. His election was... Read more
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birminghammail
Campaigners celebrate as Hall Green Stadium savedCampaigners have won the battle to save Hall Green Stadium from the bulldozers
Campaigners celebrate as Hall Green Stadium saved
birminghammail / Posted 6 days ago
Campaigners have won the battle to save Hall Green Stadium from the bulldozers after being overwhelmingly backed by planners. Birmingham City Council’s planning committee voted by nine to two against plans to demolish the greyhound racing stadium... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Pro-EU or no EU?LONDON -- When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union,
Pro-EU or no EU?
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 6 days ago
LONDON -- When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union, London's voice may prove decisive. But for which side? Britain's capital, home to almost 9 million people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country --... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J.'s stagnant welfare grants could rise for 1st time since 1987TRENTON — The last time state lawmakers raised the value of the welfare grant N
N.J.'s stagnant welfare grants could rise for 1st time since 1987
NJ.com / Posted 6 days ago
TRENTON — The last time state lawmakers raised the value of the welfare grant New Jersey families receive each month was in 1987 – the same year Fox News debuted in prime-time, doctors began prescribing Prozac and televangelist Jim Bakker's sex... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How Maine redirected millions meant to help poor families with kidsLast summer, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services publicly touted
How Maine redirected millions meant to help poor families with kids
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Last summer, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services publicly touted plans to use more than $3 million in unspent federal welfare funds in an “innovative” way that would direct more money to services for elderly and disabled Mainers. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From London to Rio - What Has Changed for Team Nigeria?We arrived London for the 2012 Olympics with a contingent of 51 sportsmen and w
From London to Rio - What Has Changed for Team Nigeria?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
We arrived London for the 2012 Olympics with a contingent of 51 sportsmen and women competing in 8 sports namely, athletics, weightlifting, taekwondo, boxing, wrestling, table tennis, canoeing and basketball. We were competing in the last two for the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Wildlife park to close after serious animal welfare failuresAt a meeting of the council's Licensing Committee on Wednesday, the decision wa
Wildlife park to close after serious animal welfare failures
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
At a meeting of the council's Licensing Committee on Wednesday, the decision was taken to close the park and re-home the animals. A council spokesman said: "The Highland Licensing Committee held at Highland Council’s headquarters in Inverness, has... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinionLONDON -- When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union,
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinion
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
LONDON -- When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union, London's voice may prove decisive. But for which side? Britain's capital, home to almost 9 million people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country --... Read more
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CNET
The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retentionIt's been just over a year since documents leaked by Edward Snowden first made
The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention
CNET / Posted 7 days ago
It's been just over a year since documents leaked by Edward Snowden first made their way into headlines, revealing the NSA had been indiscriminately collecting the call data of millions of Verizon customers. Now, the Australian Federal Government is... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinionLONDON (AP) — When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Un
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinion
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
LONDON (AP) — When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union, London’s voice may prove decisive. But for which side? Britain’s capital, home to almost 9 million people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinionat Havering's Romford street market in London, Wednesday, June 1, 2016. When Br
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinion
Brandon Sun / Posted 7 days ago
at Havering's Romford street market in London, Wednesday, June 1, 2016. When Britain decides on Thursday June 23, 20916, whether to leave the European Union, London's voice may prove decisive. But for which side? Britain's capital, home to almost 9... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Show Trial of IRS Commissioner John KoskinenAmerican public-policy wonks have an informal honor roll of model public servan
The Show Trial of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
American public-policy wonks have an informal honor roll of model public servants—people who may have gone in and out of government service, but who put country ahead of personal ambition or gain, who care about making government function well, and... Read more
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Boise Weekly
The Kids Aren't Alright: Idaho Has No Means to Adequately Track Birth DefectsThe babies were born without brains and no one knew why. Between 2010 and 2014,
The Kids Aren't Alright: Idaho Has No Means to Adequately Track Birth Defects
Boise Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
The babies were born without brains and no one knew why. Between 2010 and 2014, dozens of infants in three central Washington counties died of anencephaly, a typically rare birth defect. The gruesome disorder results in underweight, undersized... Read more
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Salon.com
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinionLONDON (AP) — When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Un
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinion
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
LONDON (AP) — When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union, London’s voice may prove decisive. But for which side? Britain’s capital, home to almost 9 million people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinionLONDON (AP) � When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Un
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinion
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
LONDON (AP) � When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union, London's voice may prove decisive. But for which side? Britain's capital, home to almost 9 million people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country... Read more
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The Financial Express
Brexit Poll: Diverse London contains extremes of opinionThe perception that EU migrants come to take jobs and, somewhat paradoxically,
Brexit Poll: Diverse London contains extremes of opinion
The Financial Express / Posted 7 days ago
The perception that EU migrants come to take jobs and, somewhat paradoxically, to live on welfare benefits is driving ”leave” sentiment in Havering and other Euroskeptic areas. (Reuters) When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinionLONDON -- When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union,
Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinion
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
LONDON -- When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union, London's voice may prove decisive. But for which side? Britain's capital, home to almost 9 million people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country -... Read more
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ABC News
Pro-EU or No EU? Diverse London Contains Extremes of OpinionBritain's capital, home to almost 9 million people, encompasses some of the mos
Pro-EU or No EU? Diverse London Contains Extremes of Opinion
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
Britain's capital, home to almost 9 million people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country — and the least. In the cosmopolitan City financial district, where almost half a million people from around the globe work in Europe's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commemorating the Ideals of June 12By Ugo Aliogo and Joan Madubugwu As part of the activities to mark this year's
Commemorating the Ideals of June 12
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
By Ugo Aliogo and Joan Madubugwu As part of the activities to mark this year's June 12 anniversary, the Committee for the Defence of Human Right recently organised a symposium to commemorate the ideals of the day. "It is true that the presidential... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political DigestHouse speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) said the plan includes ideas to reward wo
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
House speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) said the plan includes ideas to reward work and to require capable people to work or prepare for work. The plan calls for expanded work requirements for those receiving welfare benefits, food or housing... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
The Importance of Being AucklandTuesday, 21 June 2016, 3:30 pmSpeech: The Treasury: Strengths, Challenges, and
The Importance of Being Auckland
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 3:30 pmSpeech: The Treasury: Strengths, Challenges, and the Impact on New ZealandPublished 21 Jun 2016Speech delivered at the Committee for Auckland Advisory Group... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Negros OrientalAfter he was sworn into office towards the close of office hours Friday afterno
Negros Oriental
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
After he was sworn into office towards the close of office hours Friday afternoon, Governor Mark Macias began the task of designating replacements for the coterminous positions in the provincial government. Provincial General... Read more
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Everett Herald
Introductory statements from three candidates in 21st Legislative DistrictState Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self and opponents Bruce Guthrie and Mohammed Riaz Kha
Introductory statements from three candidates in 21st Legislative District
Everett Herald / Posted 9 days ago
State Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self and opponents Bruce Guthrie and Mohammed Riaz Khan recently sent statements introducing themselves to voters. Challenger Jeff Scherrer has not responded to requests for an introductory statement. Democrat... Read more
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Gawker
Donald Trump's Man on Wall Street Explains HimselfIf Donald Trump wants to win the presidency, he’ll need to raise a lot of money
Donald Trump's Man on Wall Street Explains Himself
Gawker / Posted 9 days ago
If Donald Trump wants to win the presidency, he’ll need to raise a lot of money. One of the men helping him do that is the hedge fund manager Anthony Scaramucci. We asked him why. Scaramucci has long been a player in Republican fundraising. He... Read more
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This is West Country
EU referendum - the environment is best dealt with Europe-wide, says Rebecca PowAS a former environment correspondent, aside from being in Europe being better
EU referendum - the environment is best dealt with Europe-wide, says Rebecca Pow
This is West Country / Posted 9 days ago
AS a former environment correspondent, aside from being in Europe being better for security, peace, the economy and our world presence, I am convinced that on environmental grounds it is by far the best place for the UK to be. We share our air and... Read more
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