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Government Computer News
NASA, USAID expand environmental data projectThe SERVIR project is a joint effort by NASA and the U.S. Agency for Internatio
NASA, USAID expand environmental data project
Government Computer News / Posted yesterday
The SERVIR project is a joint effort by NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development to provide decision-makers around the globe with integrated satellite observations, ground-based data and forecast models to better monitor and forecast... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Supports IDPs in Adamawa With U.S.$801,000Abuja — The U.S. has signed a grant agreement of 801,000 dollars with the Ameri
U.S. Supports IDPs in Adamawa With U.S.$801,000
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Abuja — The U.S. has signed a grant agreement of 801,000 dollars with the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola, to improve access to education services for internally displaced persons in Adamawa. Ms Maria Brewer, Chargé d'Affaires, U.S.... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The U.S. Institute of Peace Could Actually Do Something for PeaceThe U.S. Institute of Peace is a federal government institute created by a bill
The U.S. Institute of Peace Could Actually Do Something for Peace
Op-Ed News / Posted 3 days ago
The U.S. Institute of Peace is a federal government institute created by a bill signed into law in 1984 by President Ronald Reagan and funded annually by Congress as well as sometimes receiving funding from the Department of State, the U.S. Agency... Read more
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Toronto Star
How much would it cost to build a wall on the Canada-U.S. border?Building a border wall between Canada and the United States, "is a legitimate i
How much would it cost to build a wall on the Canada-U.S. border?
Toronto Star / Posted 3 days ago
Building a border wall between Canada and the United States, "is a legitimate issue for us to look at," said Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker in an interview. So let’s look at it. The current Wisconsin governor and Republican... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anuradha Gupta Highlights Immunisation At New Delhi Call to Action SummitNew Delhi, India — Global health leaders from around the world, including Gavi'
Anuradha Gupta Highlights Immunisation At New Delhi Call to Action Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
New Delhi, India — Global health leaders from around the world, including Gavi's Deputy CEO Anuradha Gupta, gathered in New Delhi for the Call to Action Summit last week to reaffirm their commitment to ending maternal and child death - including... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID Announces U.S.$10 Million in New Global Research CollaborationThe U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) U.S. Global Development
USAID Announces U.S.$10 Million in New Global Research Collaboration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) U.S. Global Development Lab today announced $10 million for 45 new research projects that will address evidence gaps and advance technical capacity in critical areas of development. Spanning 23... Read more
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Computer World Australia
US agency to seek consensus on divisive, volatile topic of security vulnerability disclosuresA U.S. agency hopes to gather security researchers, software vendors and other
US agency to seek consensus on divisive, volatile topic of security vulnerability disclosures
Computer World Australia / Posted 4 days ago
A U.S. agency hopes to gather security researchers, software vendors and other interested people to reach consensus on the sticky topic of how to disclose cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Beginning in September, the U.S. National Telecommunications... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Like orangutans? You can volunteer to help them at a 'forest school' in IndonesiaInternational Animal Rescue doesn't just help macaques; it saves and rehabilita
Like orangutans? You can volunteer to help them at a 'forest school' in Indonesia
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
International Animal Rescue doesn't just help macaques; it saves and rehabilitates a variety of animals, such as India's dancing bears, migrating birds that are illegally shot down each year as they fly over Malta, and the impossibly cute slow loris,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Officials have tough job disposing of drug labEnvironmental officials are categorizing and preparing to remove chemicals from
Officials have tough job disposing of drug lab
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Environmental officials are categorizing and preparing to remove chemicals from a Hazle Township home and Hazleton garage used by a former nightclub owner who has been charged with manufacturing MDMA, the drug known as ecstasy. Agents of the state... Read more
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PC Advisor
US agency to seek consensus on divisive, volatile topic of security vulnerability disclosuresUS agency to seek consensus on divisive, volatile topic of security... US agen
US agency to seek consensus on divisive, volatile topic of security vulnerability disclosures
PC Advisor / Posted 6 days ago
US agency to seek consensus on divisive, volatile topic of security... US agency to seek consensus on divisive, volatile topic of security... US agency to... Read more
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Investopedia
iShares Agency BondThe ETF (NYSEARCA: AGZ) is an exchange-traded fund (ETF) issued by BlackRock i
iShares Agency Bond
Investopedia / Posted 7 days ago
The ETF (NYSEARCA: AGZ) is an exchange-traded fund (ETF) issued by BlackRock iShares on Nov. 5, 2008 on the New York Stock Exchange Arca. The fund seeks to track the investment results, before fees and expenses, of the Barclays... Read more
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New Kerala
USAID, Tata Trusts to enhance reading skills of 93,000 children in India The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Al
USAID, Tata Trusts to enhance reading skills of 93,000 children in India
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Alfonso E. Lenhardt on Wednesday announced that USAID will soon launch a $5.2 million partnership... Read more
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New Kerala
Jonathan Addleton sworn in as mission director to India Ambassador Jonathan Addleton was sworn in on Thursday as the new U.S. Agency
Jonathan Addleton sworn in as mission director to India
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Ambassador Jonathan Addleton was sworn in on Thursday as the new U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) mission director to India. Addleton assumes leadership as USAID partners with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
VP Boakai Chairs Cabinet MeetingWith President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's departure on a visit to Japan, Vice Pres
VP Boakai Chairs Cabinet Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
With President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's departure on a visit to Japan, Vice President Joseph Boakai Wednesday presided over a cabinet meeting with several issues, including Liberia's bilateral engagement with the Millennium Challenge Corporation... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Economy Will Not Grow Without Energy' - Min. KonnehFinance Minister Amara Konneh has pointed out that the economy of Liberia will
'Economy Will Not Grow Without Energy' - Min. Konneh
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Finance Minister Amara Konneh has pointed out that the economy of Liberia will not grow if the problems facing the country's energy sector are not solved. Minister Konneh made the statement Wednesday when he gave an overview of the Millennium... Read more
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New Kerala
USAID, Tata Trusts to enhance reading skills of 93,000 children in India The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Al
USAID, Tata Trusts to enhance reading skills of 93,000 children in India
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Administrator Alfonso E. Lenhardt today announced that USAID will soon launch a USD 5.2 million partnership with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
USAID Funds Emergency Education for Children in South SudanPibor — The U.S. Government today announced an additional $6 million grant from
USAID Funds Emergency Education for Children in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Pibor — The U.S. Government today announced an additional $6 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to UNICEF to provide education to children and youth affected by conflict. The additional contribution brings... Read more
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iol.co.za
Ashley Madison faked female profilesAPAshley Madison's servers were hacked and the perpetrators have now released u
Ashley Madison faked female profiles
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
APAshley Madison's servers were hacked and the perpetrators have now released user details. Ashley Madison has long claimed, in triumphant news releases and slick, Web-ready graphics, that it is one of the few dating sites that really clicks with... Read more
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The Hindu
US offers $1 m for Sampoor resettlementThe U.S. will provide assistance to the tune of $1 million towards resettlement
US offers $1 m for Sampoor resettlement
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
The U.S. will provide assistance to the tune of $1 million towards resettlement and education in Sampoor in eastern Sri Lanka, where many Tamils were displaced during the Eelam War. After meeting Sri Lankan Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fact Sheet: Deepening the U.S.-Africa Trade RelationshipWashington, DC — President Obama has prioritized promoting U.S. trade with and
Fact Sheet: Deepening the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Washington, DC — President Obama has prioritized promoting U.S. trade with and investment in Africa, building Africa’s trade capacity, and extending preferential access to the U.S. market for African products. U.S. non-petroleum imports from Africa... Read more
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Orange County Register
Critiquing U.S. spending in Afghanistan, to dramatic effectWASHINGTON – When the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction,
Critiquing U.S. spending in Afghanistan, to dramatic effect
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON – When the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, an American government watchdog, requested information in June about health clinics in that country funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the aid... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
CONRAD announces new funding agreement to increase HIV prevention products for high risk women in AfricaCONRAD is pleased to announce a new funding agreement, in collaboration with th
CONRAD announces new funding agreement to increase HIV prevention products for high risk women in Africa
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
CONRAD is pleased to announce a new funding agreement, in collaboration with the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the U.S. Agency for International Development, in support of a human centered design (HCD) strategy to increase... Read more
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Business Wire
Wells Fargo Securities Research and Economics Group Adds Three Senior Hires“These three marquee hires underscore our ongoing commitment to fundamental res
Wells Fargo Securities Research and Economics Group Adds Three Senior Hires
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
“These three marquee hires underscore our ongoing commitment to fundamental research and the value we place on providing our clients with leading-edge investment insight across the capital structure,” said Diane Schumaker-Krieg, global head of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in GabonWashington, DC — Media Note Office of the Spokesperson August 21, 2015 On Au
2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Gabon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Washington, DC — Media Note Office of the Spokesperson August 21, 2015 On August 24-27, the United States and Gabon will co-host the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum in Libreville, Gabon. Recently reauthorized by the U.S. Congress... Read more
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Daily Herald
Nascent Afghan press in peril with U.S. withdrawalKABUL -- The U.S.-funded media development institute is located in a large two-
Nascent Afghan press in peril with U.S. withdrawal
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
KABUL -- The U.S.-funded media development institute is located in a large two-story house behind an armored steel door, guarded by armed security guards who gain access only through a computerized fingerprint scanner. The safety measures were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SEC Conflict Minerals Rule: Initial Disclosures Indicate Most Companies Were Unable to Determine the Source of Their Conflict MineralsWolframite and Casserite mining in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Wha
SEC Conflict Minerals Rule: Initial Disclosures Indicate Most Companies Were Unable to Determine the Source of Their Conflict Minerals
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Wolframite and Casserite mining in Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo. What GAO Found According to a generalizable sample GAO reviewed, company disclosures filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the first time in 2014 in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
July was hottest month recorded worldwide: US scientistsIn its monthly global climate report released online on Thursday, NOAA said man
July was hottest month recorded worldwide: US scientists
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
In its monthly global climate report released online on Thursday, NOAA said many countries and the world's oceans experienced heatwaves, with the Earth's oceans temperature also hitting record highs last month. This July was the all-time highest... Read more
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Times of Malta
July was hottest month recorded worldwide - US scientistsIn its monthly global climate report released online on Thursday, NOAA said man
July was hottest month recorded worldwide - US scientists
Times of Malta / Posted 14 days ago
In its monthly global climate report released online on Thursday, NOAA said many countries and the world's oceans experienced heatwaves, with the Earth's oceans temperature also hitting record highs last month. This July was the all-time highest... Read more
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Daily Mail
July was hottest month worldwide since records began in 1880July was the hottest month since records began in 1880 as heatwaves swept the E
July was hottest month worldwide since records began in 1880
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
July was the hottest month since records began in 1880 as heatwaves swept the Earth's countries and oceans All-time high average temperature 62F (17C) recorded globally in July The first seven months of 2015 have also surpassed temperature... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Uncle Sam joins Yelp; Bird flu will drive up Thanksgiving prices NEW EPISODES WILL PREMIER ON HBO THIS FALL. HE'S TOO MUCH. UNCLE SAM IS JOINI
Uncle Sam joins Yelp; Bird flu will drive up Thanksgiving prices
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 16 days ago
NEW EPISODES WILL PREMIER ON HBO THIS FALL. HE'S TOO MUCH. UNCLE SAM IS JOINING ALL OF THE RESTAURANTS AND BUSINESSES ON YELP. CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THE REVIEWS. YOU CAN NOW RATE FEDERAL... Read more
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Deseret News
New bill could prevent newborn tragediesIn the four minutes it will take you to read this, eight infants will die at bi
New bill could prevent newborn tragedies
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
In the four minutes it will take you to read this, eight infants will die at birth, and two young mothers will die giving birth. Every year in our world another 300,000 women die in childbirth. That very special day when a young mother performs the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Prosecute U.S. Companies Who Hire Illegal Immigrant Workers to the Fullest Degreeprosecute the guilty by publicradiodelmarva.net I can't recall hearing any pol
Prosecute U.S. Companies Who Hire Illegal Immigrant Workers to the Fullest Degree
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
prosecute the guilty by publicradiodelmarva.net I can't recall hearing any politician, this president, anyone in the government or the media, acknowledge this obvious fact; that were it not for the hiring of illegal immigrants by thousands of this... Read more
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Washington Post
Humanitarian conditions worsen in Syria as more civilians killedUnited Nations (U.N.) Humanitarian Chief and Emergency Relief Coordinator Steph
Humanitarian conditions worsen in Syria as more civilians killed
Washington Post / Posted 17 days ago
United Nations (U.N.) Humanitarian Chief and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O'Brien walks with Syrian refugee girls during his visit to a makeshift settlement for Syrian refugees. (Mohamed Azakir/Reuters) The top United Nations humanitarian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Members of Jonathan's Kitchen Cabinet Worked Against His Re- Akib AbiolaAkib Abiola is a frontline activist and a protege of Moshood Abiola, the winner
How Members of Jonathan's Kitchen Cabinet Worked Against His Re- Akib Abiola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Akib Abiola is a frontline activist and a protege of Moshood Abiola, the winner of the annulled 1993 Presidential Election. He was one of the founding members of the defunct National Democratic Coalition, NADECO. In this interview, Mr. Akib spoke to... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Because of Kennedy: Marietta couple’s nonprofit cares for orphans and families in Ethiopia - The world is changing — because of Kennedy. Started by Drs. Katie and Rudy Gleason “Because of Kennedy” cares for orphans and vulnerable families in Ethio...Because of Kennedy: Marietta couple’s nonprofit cares for orphans and families
Because of Kennedy: Marietta couple’s nonprofit cares for orphans and families in Ethiopia - The world is changing — because of Kennedy. Started by Drs. Katie and Rudy Gleason “Because of Kennedy” cares for orphans and vulnerable families in Ethio...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Because of Kennedy: Marietta couple’s nonprofit cares for orphans and families in Ethiopia The world is changing — because of Kennedy. Started by Drs. Katie and Rudy Gleason, “Because of Kennedy” cares for orphans and vulnerable families in... Read more
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PC Advisor
AT&T a closer partner of NSA than previously known, Snowden docs show A fresh analysis of documents disclosed by former U.S. intelligence contrac
AT&T a closer partner of NSA than previously known, Snowden docs show
PC Advisor / Posted 19 days ago
A fresh analysis of documents disclosed by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden shows that... Read more
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Washington Post
The government’s top workers, Group 9The annual “Sammie” awards, handed out in the fall by the Partnership for Publi
The government’s top workers, Group 9
Washington Post / Posted 19 days ago
The annual “Sammie” awards, handed out in the fall by the Partnership for Public Service, honor federal employees for their accomplishments. The Post is profiling the 30 finalists. The nonprofit partnership provided the names and descriptions. Peter... Read more
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TechCrunch
Lessons from Seoul’s Two Sharing EconomiesEmily Hong covered the sharing economy and startup ecosystem in Seoul, South Ko
Lessons from Seoul’s Two Sharing Economies
TechCrunch / Posted 20 days ago
Emily Hong covered the sharing economy and startup ecosystem in Seoul, South Korea as a 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar. She is currently a policy program associate at New America's Open Technology Institute. As a Fulbright grantee, I spent part of the... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms State Street Corporation at 'AACHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed State Street Corporation's
Fitch Affirms State Street Corporation at 'AA
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed State Street Corporation's (State Street) Long-Term Issuer-Default Ratings (IDR) at 'AA-'. The Rating Outlook remains Stable. A full list of rating actions is at the end of this rating action... Read more
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The Washington Times
U.S.-funded power plant in Afghanistan is barely usedA government watchdog said Thursday that a $335 million power plant in Afghanis
U.S.-funded power plant in Afghanistan is barely used
The Washington Times / Posted 22 days ago
A government watchdog said Thursday that a $335 million power plant in Afghanistan funded by U.S. taxpayers is operating at less than 1 percent of capacity and is falling into disrepair from lack of use. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan... Read more
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The Columbian
Afghan power plant funded by U.S. raises flagsWASHINGTON — A U.S.-funded power plant in Afghanistan is in danger of catastrop
Afghan power plant funded by U.S. raises flags
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
WASHINGTON — A U.S.-funded power plant in Afghanistan is in danger of catastrophic failure, according to a letter to be released today by a government watchdog. The $335 million Tarakhil power plant, near Kabul, was built as a joint venture by... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Big Country's first birth center signals changes in birthingThere's a change taking place across the Big Country, it's a shift in the way w
Big Country's first birth center signals changes in birthing
KTXS Abilene / Posted 22 days ago
There's a change taking place across the Big Country, it's a shift in the way women are experiencing birth. Emma Lopez is a little more than a month old, her parents have brought her to Midwife Kelly Miller's office for a check up. "Overall it was... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Villanova, 76ers coaches promote peace through basketball in Holy LandJerusalem is hot, especially in the gym of the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Bilingual
Villanova, 76ers coaches promote peace through basketball in Holy Land
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 23 days ago
Jerusalem is hot, especially in the gym of the Max Rayne Hand in Hand Bilingual School for Jewish Arab Education. Jerusalem is tense, too, with jolting violence this summer over dismantled settlement homes, gay rights and a brutal attack on a... Read more
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Washington Post
The government’s top workers, Group 8The annual “Sammie” awards, handed out in the fall by the Partnership for Publi
The government’s top workers, Group 8
Washington Post / Posted 24 days ago
The annual “Sammie” awards, handed out in the fall by the Partnership for Public Service, honor federal employees for their accomplishments. The Post is profiling the 30 finalists. The nonprofit partnership provided the names and descriptions. Mia... Read more
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The New Age
Millionaire governor gears up for 2016 Congo election bidDemocratic Republic of Congo's richest and most powerful provincial governor is
Millionaire governor gears up for 2016 Congo election bid
The New Age / Posted 24 days ago
Democratic Republic of Congo's richest and most powerful provincial governor is courting disaffected parties in President Joseph Kabila's coalition, fuelling speculation he is preparing a 2016 electoral challenge, political sources say. Moise... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Millionaire governor gears up for 2016 Congo election bidKINSHASA: Democratic Republic of Congo's richest and most powerful provincial g
Millionaire governor gears up for 2016 Congo election bid
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
KINSHASA: Democratic Republic of Congo's richest and most powerful provincial governor is courting disaffected parties in President Joseph Kabila's coalition, fuelling speculation he is preparing a 2016 electoral challenge, political sources... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Millionaire governor gears up for 2016 Congo election bidMoise Katumbi, governor of Democratic Republic of Congo's mineral-rich Katanga
Millionaire governor gears up for 2016 Congo election bid
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 24 days ago
Moise Katumbi, governor of Democratic Republic of Congo's mineral-rich Katanga province, arrives for a two-day mineral conference in Goma March 24, 2014. KINSHASA Democratic Republic of Congo's richest and most powerful provincial governor is... Read more
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The Star
Millionaire governor gears up for 2016 Congo election bidKINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's richest and most powerful p
Millionaire governor gears up for 2016 Congo election bid
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's richest and most powerful provincial governor is courting disaffected parties in President Joseph Kabila's coalition, fuelling speculation he is preparing a 2016 electoral challenge, political... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas hurt by Ex-Im Bank’s demiseCongress must reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, an agency that has served Tex
Texas hurt by Ex-Im Bank’s demise
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 24 days ago
Congress must reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, an agency that has served Texas exports well, when it returns from summer recess. The agency’s charter expired June 30. It has helped U.S. companies sell their products abroad. And though some big... Read more
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Washington Post
Rob Thayer: Getting food to Syrians displaced by warThe brutal four-year civil war in Syria created a massive humanitarian crisis,
Rob Thayer: Getting food to Syrians displaced by war
Washington Post / Posted 25 days ago
The brutal four-year civil war in Syria created a massive humanitarian crisis, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives, displacing more than 7.6 million people from their homes and forcing another 4 million to flee to neighboring countries. Rob... Read more
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