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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
'They're welcome here'One local organization is hoping to dispel myths about refugees as private spon
'They're welcome here'
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 25 minutes ago
One local organization is hoping to dispel myths about refugees as private sponsorships around Oxford gain traction and the Canadian government continues to resettle federally sponsored families. The Social Planning Council Oxford produced a... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
U.S. to restore commercial flights to Cuba(CNN) -- In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding wa
U.S. to restore commercial flights to Cuba
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 hours ago
(CNN) -- In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination that's been off limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba. Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
U.S. airlines can begin bidding on commercial routes to Cuba on TuesdayStarting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to submit applications to the
U.S. airlines can begin bidding on commercial routes to Cuba on Tuesday
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 4 hours ago
Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to submit applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation for routes they’d like to fly between the U.S and Cuba. The development brings airlines and travelers yet another step closer to... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
U.S. to restore commercial flights to Cuba(CNN) — In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce biddding wa
U.S. to restore commercial flights to Cuba
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 hours ago
(CNN) — In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce biddding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination thats been off limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba. Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to submit... Read more
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My EastText
US to restore commercial flights to CubaIn just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win
US to restore commercial flights to Cuba
My EastText / Posted 4 hours ago
In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination that's been off limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba. Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to submit... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
U.S. to restore commercial flights to Cuba in coming weeksWASHINGTON — In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidddi
U.S. to restore commercial flights to Cuba in coming weeks
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON — In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce biddding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination thats been off limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba. Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
US to restore commercial flights to CubaIn just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win
US to restore commercial flights to Cuba
KTXS Abilene / Posted 4 hours ago
In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination that's been off limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba. Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to submit... Read more
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KECI Missoula
US to restore commercial flights to CubaIn just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win
US to restore commercial flights to Cuba
KECI Missoula / Posted 4 hours ago
In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination that's been off limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba. Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to submit... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
US to restore commercial flights to CubaIn just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win
US to restore commercial flights to Cuba
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 5 hours ago
In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination that's been off limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba. Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to submit... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
U.S. to restore commercial flights to CubaIn just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win
U.S. to restore commercial flights to Cuba
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 hours ago
In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination that's been off limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba. Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to submit... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
US to restore commercial flights to CubaIn just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win
US to restore commercial flights to Cuba
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 5 hours ago
In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination that's been off limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba. Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to submit... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
US to restore commercial flights to CubaIn just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win
US to restore commercial flights to Cuba
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 hours ago
In just a matter of days, U.S. airlines will begin a fierce bidding war to win routes and airport slots to a destination that's been off limits to them for more than 50 years: Cuba. Starting Tuesday, U.S. carriers will have 15 days to submit... Read more
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Denver Post
DUI suspect tells Longmont police he's 'King of Scotland,' demands diplomatic immunityPolice arrested a 35-year-old Longmont resident early Monday on suspicion of DU
DUI suspect tells Longmont police he's 'King of Scotland,' demands diplomatic immunity
Denver Post / Posted 6 hours ago
Police arrested a 35-year-old Longmont resident early Monday on suspicion of DUI despite the man's claim that he is the King of Scotland and therefore has diplomatic immunity that should bar his arrest. Nicholas Baron James, who, according to a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Intensifies Moves to End Burundi CrisisThe United States Government, on Friday, restated its commitment to supporting
U.S. Intensifies Moves to End Burundi Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
The United States Government, on Friday, restated its commitment to supporting regional effort at resolving the lingering crisis in Burundi. The U.S. Department of State said in a statement that the crisis should be resolved through a full-time,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario government to unveil strategy to tackle human traffickingThis story is part of an ongoing Globe and Mail investigation into the hundreds
Ontario government to unveil strategy to tackle human trafficking
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
This story is part of an ongoing Globe and Mail investigation into the hundreds of missing and murdered indigenous women in Canada The Ontario government will unveil a strategy in June to combat human trafficking, and while it will not focus solely... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
May 2016 commencement speaker will be Anne-Marie Slaughter Jack Davis | Published 31 minutes ago Writer and women's rights advocate Anne
May 2016 commencement speaker will be Anne-Marie Slaughter
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 19 hours ago
Jack Davis | Published 31 minutes ago Writer and women's rights advocate Anne-Marie Slaughter will deliver the May 2016 commencement address in Kenan Stadium. Slaughter's roles as a public... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Chelsea Clinton Visits FlintPHOTO: Hillary Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton, Photo Date: September 22,
Chelsea Clinton Visits Flint
News 10 WILX / Posted 19 hours ago
PHOTO: Hillary Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton, Photo Date: September 22, 2011 - Cropped Photo: U.S. Department of State / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic Another Clinton makes another campaign stop in Flint. Chelsea Clinton sat down... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
World Powers Try To Work Out Pause In Syrian FightingIt's not quite a cease-fire, but world powers including the U.S. and Russia hav
World Powers Try To Work Out Pause In Syrian Fighting
KGTV San Diego / Posted 20 hours ago
It's not quite a cease-fire, but world powers including the U.S. and Russia have agreed to a pause in the fighting in Syria. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he wanted to see a nationwide "cessation of hostilities" from international powers... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
World Powers Try To Work Out Pause In Syrian FightingIt's not quite a cease-fire, but world powers including the U.S. and Russia hav
World Powers Try To Work Out Pause In Syrian Fighting
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 21 hours ago
It's not quite a cease-fire, but world powers including the U.S. and Russia have agreed to a pause in the fighting in Syria. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he wanted to see a nationwide "cessation of hostilities" from international powers... Read more
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New York Post
How West Point cadets are going undercover online to fight ISISA team of West Point cadets has found a better use for social media than postin
How West Point cadets are going undercover online to fight ISIS
New York Post / Posted yesterday
A team of West Point cadets has found a better use for social media than posting selfies and 140-character witticisms: going undercover and online to steer young Muslims away from terrorist recruiters. The cadets crafted an online strategy to stem... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Host University Partners Selected for 2016 Mandela Washington FellowshipWashington, DC — The U.S. Department of State and its implementing partner, IRE
Host University Partners Selected for 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Washington, DC — The U.S. Department of State and its implementing partner, IREX, have selected 36 colleges and universities across the United States to host the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders this summer. These... Read more
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FOX News
West Point cadets go online, undercover to fight ISISA team of West Point cadets has found a better use for social media than postin
West Point cadets go online, undercover to fight ISIS
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
A team of West Point cadets has found a better use for social media than posting selfies and 140-character witticisms: going undercover and online to steer young Muslims away from terrorist recruiters. The cadets crafted an online strategy to stem... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senior U.S. Health Official to Attend Icasa Conference in HararePublic Affairs Section United States Embassy Harare Ambassador-at-Large, Debo
Senior U.S. Health Official to Attend Icasa Conference in Harare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Public Affairs Section United States Embassy Harare Ambassador-at-Large, Deborah L. Birx, M.D., will visit Zimbabwe to attend and address the 18th International Conference on HIVand AIDS and STIs (ICASA) scheduled to take place from November 29... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
HIFA, U.S. Embassy Collaborate to Bring Huntertones to ZimbabweThe U.S. Embassy Harare in collaboration with HIFA, announced that Huntertones,
HIFA, U.S. Embassy Collaborate to Bring Huntertones to Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S. Embassy Harare in collaboration with HIFA, announced that Huntertones, a Brooklyn-based musical band, will be in Zimbabwe as part of their 2016 international music tour sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. The group will be performing... Read more
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Al.com
FBI confirms investigation into Hillary Clinton's emailsThe Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed it is investigating former Se
FBI confirms investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed it is investigating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email server. In a Feb. 2 letter to Mary McLeod, acting Legal Adviser at U.S. Department of State, FBI general... Read more
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The Hill
Cruz embraces the dark side of Reagan’s legacySen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) continuing infatuation with dictators reflects a long
Cruz embraces the dark side of Reagan’s legacy
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) continuing infatuation with dictators reflects a long and dangerous tradition among conservative politicians. Cruz has recently expressed his admiration for Egypt's leader Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi’s hardline rule,... Read more
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The Hill
House Oversight presses Kerry to renegotiate cyber controlsThe House Oversight Committee is pushing the State Department to renegotiate pa
House Oversight presses Kerry to renegotiate cyber controls
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The House Oversight Committee is pushing the State Department to renegotiate parts of an international export agreement that governs cyber weapons. “We are concerned the Wassenaar Arrangement may not be the appropriate framework to control... Read more
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Business Insurance
Lawyers see limited legal options for workers sent in Zika's wayPhoto by REUTERS A banner is seen during an information campaign on Zika virus
Lawyers see limited legal options for workers sent in Zika's way
Business Insurance / Posted 4 days ago
Photo by REUTERS A banner is seen during an information campaign on Zika virus by the Chilean Health Ministry at the departures area of Santiago's international airport in Chile on Jan. 28. The banner reads: "Zika virus, know before your trip. Use... Read more
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Business Insurance
Lawyers see limited legal options for workers sent in Zika's way(Reuters) — Employees of U.S. companies seeking to avoid exposure to the Zika v
Lawyers see limited legal options for workers sent in Zika's way
Business Insurance / Posted 4 days ago
(Reuters) — Employees of U.S. companies seeking to avoid exposure to the Zika virus likely have few legal avenues to either refuse travel to affected areas or sue if they actually become sick from the virus. But it may be a different story if such... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lawyers see limited legal options for workers sent in Zika's wayREUTERS: Employees of U.S. companies seeking to avoid exposure to the Zika viru
Lawyers see limited legal options for workers sent in Zika's way
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
REUTERS: Employees of U.S. companies seeking to avoid exposure to the Zika virus likely have few legal avenues to either refuse travel to affected areas or sue if they actually become sick from the virus. But it may be a different story if such... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Afghan scholar visits PellissippiAngela Niazmand, a scholar from Afghanistan, is visiting Pellissippi State Comm
Afghan scholar visits Pellissippi
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Angela Niazmand, a scholar from Afghanistan, is visiting Pellissippi State Community College this week. Niazmand is a Humphrey Fellows scholar who is visiting the U.S. to study the American higher education system. She will spend her week in... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City Hall Provides One-Stop Passport LocationThe Jamestown Municipal Building, located at 200 E. Third St., is the only one-
City Hall Provides One-Stop Passport Location
The Post-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
The Jamestown Municipal Building, located at 200 E. Third St., is the only one-stop location in the region to apply for a passport, according to Jim Olson, city clerk and financial services director. The city's one-stop, full-service passport center... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
New global plan stays local for D.C. connectionsWhen it comes to international strategy, GW leaders are keeping it local. The
New global plan stays local for D.C. connections
The GW Hatchet / Posted 4 days ago
When it comes to international strategy, GW leaders are keeping it local. The University’s leader for international strategy laid out a plan at Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting for GW to build D.C. partnerships with organizations like the World... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Warning on Iran updated to highlight riskThe State Department updated its travel warning on Iran on Jan. 29 "to reiterat
Warning on Iran updated to highlight risk
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
The State Department updated its travel warning on Iran on Jan. 29 "to reiterate and highlight the risk of arrest and detention of U.S. citizens, particularly dual national Iranian Americans, in Iran." The U.S. relies on the Swiss Embassy in Tehran... Read more
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Investopedia
Green Cards: How to Get OneIssued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the coveted gr
Green Cards: How to Get One
Investopedia / Posted 6 days ago
Issued by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the coveted green card (yes, it is actually green) allows you to live and work in the United States on a permanent basis. You must, however, have grounds for eligibility. The most... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Nigeria Travel WarningThe Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria a
Nigeria Travel Warning
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 6 days ago
The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Nigeria and recommends that U.S. citizens avoid all travel to Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states because the security situation in northeast Nigeria remains fluid and unpredictable.... Read more
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Investopedia
Is Retiring in France Safe Today?All of the recent attacks were carried out in Paris by radical Islamic terroris
Is Retiring in France Safe Today?
Investopedia / Posted 7 days ago
All of the recent attacks were carried out in Paris by radical Islamic terrorists. First, there was the assault on the offices of the satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo,” with the death of 12 people. Then, the murders of four people in a kosher... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Turkish Prime Minister Says Russia Committing 'Crimes' in SyriaTurkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has responded to claims by Russia’s Defe
Turkish Prime Minister Says Russia Committing 'Crimes' in Syria
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has responded to claims by Russia’s Defense Ministry that Turkey is preparing for a military invasion in Syria by announcing that Russia is committing ‘crimes� in Syria, the Reuters news agency reported... Read more
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The Chronicle
Lead U.S. negotiator of Iran deal Sherman analyzes the agreementWendy Sherman (left) was the lead Iran nuclear deal negotiator for the U.S. and
Lead U.S. negotiator of Iran deal Sherman analyzes the agreement
The Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Wendy Sherman (left) was the lead Iran nuclear deal negotiator for the U.S. and spoke with Professor Peter Feaver about the experience Thursday night. The lead U.S. negotiator of the Iran nuclear deal provided insights about her adversaries during... Read more
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Times News
Change in passport processing timeTravelers in need of a passport, leave a little extra time for processing appli
Change in passport processing time
Times News / Posted 8 days ago
Travelers in need of a passport, leave a little extra time for processing applications. Carbon County prothonotary Joann Behrens announced that the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, has notified all passport agents that according... Read more
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Business Wire
Overwhelming Majority of Federal Leaders Believe Digital Technology Improves Agencies’ Productivity, According to NAPA/ICF Second Annual Federal Leaders Digital Insight StudyThe study solicited federal leaders’ perspectives on how well the government is
Overwhelming Majority of Federal Leaders Believe Digital Technology Improves Agencies’ Productivity, According to NAPA/ICF Second Annual Federal Leaders Digital Insight Study
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
The study solicited federal leaders’ perspectives on how well the government is adopting, applying and leveraging technological advancements. The survey was guided by a panel of the Academy’s fellows, who provided eight practical recommendations that... Read more
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The Smoking Gun
Hacker "Guccifer" Welcomes ExtraditionFEBRUARY 3--The Romanian hacker whose illegal exploits first exposed Hillary Cl
Hacker "Guccifer" Welcomes Extradition
The Smoking Gun / Posted 9 days ago
FEBRUARY 3--The Romanian hacker whose illegal exploits first exposed Hillary Clinton’s use of a non-governmental e-mail system is set to waive extradition later this month so he can face trial in the United States on a nine-count felony... Read more
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Investopedia
How Safe Is Traveling in Thailand?How safe is travel in Thailand? It depends on whom you ask, what you plan to do
How Safe Is Traveling in Thailand?
Investopedia / Posted 9 days ago
How safe is travel in Thailand? It depends on whom you ask, what you plan to do when you get there and the kinds of precautions you’re willing to take while you travel. Some of the advice that you would give to a friend traveling in any U.S. city... Read more
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Investopedia
Passport Renewal: Don't Wait Too LongThere should be an uptick in demand for passports this year, according to the U
Passport Renewal: Don't Wait Too Long
Investopedia / Posted 10 days ago
There should be an uptick in demand for passports this year, according to the U.S. Department of State. That’s because the millions of passports issued nearly 10 years ago, when the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) – which requires... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Pledges to Boost Africa's Food Security With U.S.$100 MillionThe Administrator of United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
U.S. Pledges to Boost Africa's Food Security With U.S.$100 Million
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Administrator of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Ms Gayle Smith, on Monday announced the U.S. government's provision of an additional N20 billion ($100m) to Africa's food security programmes. Smith, who led a U.S.... Read more
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Business Insider
The Sanders campaign is asking 'Bernie Bros' to shut upOn Friday, the U.S. Department of State released a slate of Hillary Clinton’s e
The Sanders campaign is asking 'Bernie Bros' to shut up
Business Insider / Posted 10 days ago
On Friday, the U.S. Department of State released a slate of Hillary Clinton’s emails that was so plainly a gift to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, her chief rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, that it probably ought to have been reported... Read more
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The Advocate
Business Honors for Jan. 31, 2016Terrence Lockett, president of Axis Strategies, a public and governmental affai
Business Honors for Jan. 31, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Terrence Lockett, president of Axis Strategies, a public and governmental affairs firm, has been named a fellow by the Louisiana Chapter of New Leaders Council. The leadership development program for young professionals admits up to 22 members. The... Read more
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Science Daily
Cracking cases with nuclear forensics: Specialized team uses nuclear forensics to solve mysteries and safeguard materials"A very big capability at Oak Ridge exists for nuclear analytics, all the way f
Cracking cases with nuclear forensics: Specialized team uses nuclear forensics to solve mysteries and safeguard materials
Science Daily / Posted 16 days ago
"A very big capability at Oak Ridge exists for nuclear analytics, all the way from helping commercial production of nuclear power to making sure the world's nuclear materials are properly accounted for," said ORNL's Joseph Giaquinto, leader of the... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Mother reunites with children after their return from Mexico in two-year custody fightA long two-year separation from her children ended Tuesday for Bernabela Gonzal
Mother reunites with children after their return from Mexico in two-year custody fight
Naples Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
A long two-year separation from her children ended Tuesday for Bernabela Gonzalez as 4-year-old Ashley and 10-year-old Eddie arrived, sleepy and silent, at the family's home in Immokalee. Gonzalez kept the children close by as they greeted family... Read more
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PhysOrg
Team uses nuclear forensics to solve mysteries and safeguard materialsOak Ridge National Laboratory’s Joe Giaquinto investigates chemical clues for t
Team uses nuclear forensics to solve mysteries and safeguard materials
PhysOrg / Posted 17 days ago
Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Joe Giaquinto investigates chemical clues for trace-level radioactivity. Giaquinto leads ORNL’s Nuclear Analytical Chemistry and Isotopics Laboratory, which makes critical contributions to nuclear forensics and... Read more
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