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AllAfrica.com
Preparing for a Post-2020 Nigeriapercent. With that, Nigeria's sceptical brigade would like to sound the death k
Preparing for a Post-2020 Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 minutes ago
percent. With that, Nigeria's sceptical brigade would like to sound the death knell of another economic target which the government had dared to enact but became unrealisable. But Nigeria's economic potential has not diminished. With a longer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopian Electric Signs Second Substation Construction ContractThe contract, awarded to the Chinese company, TBEA, follows the one signed with
Ethiopian Electric Signs Second Substation Construction Contract
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 minutes ago
The contract, awarded to the Chinese company, TBEA, follows the one signed with an Indian contractor earlier in the monthLighting the Industry Zones, Ethiopian Electric Power has signed a 98-million-dollar contract with theChinese company, TBEA Co... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India, China should move towards partnership: Mahatma’s grandsonmove towards cooperation and partnership, Rajmohan Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi’s gra
India, China should move towards partnership: Mahatma’s grandson
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 minutes ago
move towards cooperation and partnership, Rajmohan Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, has said in Beijing. Gandhi told the Chinese state media that India and China should keep the greater good of the world in mind and resolve their... Read more
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WA Today
ASX edges up as gains in NAB offset BHP lossesmarket had firmed early when NAB's shares hit a six-week high on news its cash
ASX edges up as gains in NAB offset BHP losses
WA Today / Posted 41 minutes ago
market had firmed early when NAB's shares hit a six-week high on news its cash profit rose 6.5 per cent in the first half, while bad debt costs fell. That was a relief given recent worries that bad debts and rising regulation costs... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The RAND Corporation: Supporting the “integration” of quackery with real medicine since 2008what is now called “integrative medicine.” Three decades ago, modalities like h
The RAND Corporation: Supporting the “integration” of quackery with real medicine since 2008
ScienceBlogs / Posted 44 minutes ago
what is now called “integrative medicine.” Three decades ago, modalities like homeopathy, acupuncture, much of traditional Chinese medicine, reflexology, chiropractic, and many other modalities based on vitalism, prescientific mysticism, and... Read more
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Canberra Times
ASX edges up as gains in NAB offset BHP lossesmarket had firmed early when NAB's shares hit a six-week high on news its cash
ASX edges up as gains in NAB offset BHP losses
Canberra Times / Posted an hour ago
market had firmed early when NAB's shares hit a six-week high on news its cash profit rose 6.5 per cent in the first half, while bad debt costs fell. That was a relief given recent worries that bad debts and rising regulation costs... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAof the University of Pennsylvania found that: Only 36 percent of the respondent
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted an hour ago
of the University of Pennsylvania found that: Only 36 percent of the respondents could name all three branches of the government; 35 percent could not name any branch of the government; and only 27 percent know that it takes two-thirds vote of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
ASX edges up as gains in NAB offset BHP lossesmarket had firmed early when NAB's shares hit a six-week high on news its cash
ASX edges up as gains in NAB offset BHP losses
Brisbane Times / Posted an hour ago
market had firmed early when NAB's shares hit a six-week high on news its cash profit rose 6.5 per cent in the first half, while bad debt costs fell. That was a relief given recent worries that bad debts and rising regulation costs... Read more
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The Age
ASX edges up as gains in NAB offset BHP lossespoints. The market had firmed early when NAB's shares hit a six-week high on n
ASX edges up as gains in NAB offset BHP losses
The Age / Posted an hour ago
points. The market had firmed early when NAB's shares hit a six-week high on news its cash profit rose 6.5 per cent in the first half, while bad debt costs fell. That was a relief given recent worries that bad debts and rising regulation costs... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ASX edges up as gains in NAB offset BHP lossespoints. The market had firmed early when NAB's shares hit a six-week high on n
ASX edges up as gains in NAB offset BHP losses
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
points. The market had firmed early when NAB's shares hit a six-week high on news its cash profit rose 6.5 per cent in the first half, while bad debt costs fell. That was a relief given recent worries that bad debts and rising regulation costs... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Cyber-attacks a standard part of doing business with China, security experts sayChina has been cited as one of the most active countries for cyber crime attack
Cyber-attacks a standard part of doing business with China, security experts say
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 hours ago
China has been cited as one of the most active countries for cyber crime attacks at New Zealand's first Cyber Security Summit in Auckland. Jim Lewis, senior vice president for the US-based Center for Strategic and International Studies, said the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Megalophobiasuch as by knocking down their cheap, ramshackle accommodation. Similar efforts
Megalophobia
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 hours ago
such as by knocking down their cheap, ramshackle accommodation. Similar efforts are under way in the capital, Beijing. The governments of both cities have been deluged with complaints about pressures on transport, schools and hospitals. Their... Read more
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Technode
Alibaba-Backed Bona Film Delists From U.S. But Won’t Turn Its Back On HollywoodThe Bona Film Group was the first Chinese entertainment company to be listed on
Alibaba-Backed Bona Film Delists From U.S. But Won’t Turn Its Back On Hollywood
Technode / Posted 2 hours ago
The Bona Film Group was the first Chinese entertainment company to be listed on NASDAQ, a feat accomplished in 2010. Now, 17 years since its founding in 1999, the Beijing-based distributor and producer whose films include The Grandmaster, Flying... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cashREUTERS: It took years of lawsuits and political battles for California to fina
US bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 hours ago
REUTERS: It took years of lawsuits and political battles for California to finally break ground last year on the nation’s first bullet train, which aims to connect San Francisco to Los Angeles by 2029. High-speed rail advocates had hoped the line,... Read more
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International Business Times
Canada rejects residency applications of 2 Huawei employees over spying concerns rejection letters, the "inadmissible class of persons" refers to people who bel
Canada rejects residency applications of 2 Huawei employees over spying concerns
International Business Times / Posted 3 hours ago
rejection letters, the "inadmissible class of persons" refers to people who belong to an organisation engaged in espionage, government subversion or terrorism. A second applicant was also told last month of the same concerns over the spouse, who was... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash25, 2011. It took years of lawsuits and political battles for California to fi
U.S. bullet train proposals shun public funds, favor private cash
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
25, 2011. It took years of lawsuits and political battles for California to finally break ground last year on the nation’s first bullet train, which aims to connect San Francisco to Los Angeles by 2029. High-speed rail advocates had hoped the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
China Eastern to introduce daily Shanghai-Brisbane servicecommitted to increased services to the Queensland capital. Tourism Minister Ka
China Eastern to introduce daily Shanghai-Brisbane service
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 hours ago
committed to increased services to the Queensland capital. Tourism Minister Kate Jones said Queensland had become the first state in Australia to secure daily flights with China Eastern, China's second-largest airline. China Eastern will fly... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MNLF ‘finding ways’ to save Samal Island captives from Abu Sayyafand for help. “Please stop shooting at us, trying to kill us. These guys are g
MNLF ‘finding ways’ to save Samal Island captives from Abu Sayyaf
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
and for help. “Please stop shooting at us, trying to kill us. These guys are gonna do a good job of that. To the Canadian government I’m told to tell you to meet the demands. I don’t know what you’re doing but you’re not doing anything for us.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Cyber-attacks part of doing business with China - expertsA group of Chinese nationals sits at the immigration department after being det
Cyber-attacks part of doing business with China - experts
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
A group of Chinese nationals sits at the immigration department after being detained by Indonesian police for cyber scamming. Photo / Getty China has been cited as one of the most active countries for cyber crime attacks at New Zealand's first Cyber... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Siri's creators say they've made something even betterteam previously built Siri, which was acquired by Apple in 2010. Photo: Andrew
Siri's creators say they've made something even better
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 hours ago
team previously built Siri, which was acquired by Apple in 2010. Photo: Andrew Burton / The Washington Post It was their first real test of Viv, the artificial-intelligence technology that the team had been quietly building for more than year.... Read more
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WA Today
Siri's creators say they've made something even betterteam previously built Siri, which was acquired by Apple in 2010. Photo: Andrew
Siri's creators say they've made something even better
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
team previously built Siri, which was acquired by Apple in 2010. Photo: Andrew Burton / The Washington Post It was their first real test of Viv, the artificial-intelligence technology that the team had been quietly building for more than year.... Read more
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The Age
Siri's creators say they've made something even betternew way. "Get me a pizza from Pizz'a Chicago near my office," one of the engin
Siri's creators say they've made something even better
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
new way. "Get me a pizza from Pizz'a Chicago near my office," one of the engineers said into his smartphone. It was their first real test of Viv, the artificial-intelligence technology that the team had been quietly building for more than year.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Siri's creators say they've made something even betternew way. "Get me a pizza from Pizz'a Chicago near my office," one of the engin
Siri's creators say they've made something even better
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
new way. "Get me a pizza from Pizz'a Chicago near my office," one of the engineers said into his smartphone. It was their first real test of Viv, the artificial-intelligence technology that the team had been quietly building for more than year.... Read more
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Canberra Times
Siri's creators say they've made something even betterteam previously built Siri, which was acquired by Apple in 2010. Photo: Andrew
Siri's creators say they've made something even better
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
team previously built Siri, which was acquired by Apple in 2010. Photo: Andrew Burton / The Washington Post It was their first real test of Viv, the artificial-intelligence technology that the team had been quietly building for more than year.... Read more
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Canberra Times
Crown Resorts may use windfall for project pipelinethe Macau casino operator it operates in a joint venture with Lawrence Ho, cras
Crown Resorts may use windfall for project pipeline
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
the Macau casino operator it operates in a joint venture with Lawrence Ho, crashed by 89 per cent to $9.4 million in the first half of 2016 on a statutory basis. While the former Portuguese colony has historically been a cash cow for Crown and... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Crown Resorts may use windfall for project pipelinethe Macau casino operator it operates in a joint venture with Lawrence Ho, cras
Crown Resorts may use windfall for project pipeline
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 hours ago
the Macau casino operator it operates in a joint venture with Lawrence Ho, crashed by 89 per cent to $9.4 million in the first half of 2016 on a statutory basis. While the former Portuguese colony has historically been a cash cow for Crown and... Read more
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WA Today
Crown Resorts may use windfall for project pipelinethe Macau casino operator it operates in a joint venture with Lawrence Ho, cras
Crown Resorts may use windfall for project pipeline
WA Today / Posted 5 hours ago
the Macau casino operator it operates in a joint venture with Lawrence Ho, crashed by 89 per cent to $9.4 million in the first half of 2016 on a statutory basis. While the former Portuguese colony has historically been a cash cow for Crown and... Read more
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The Age
Crown Resorts may use windfall for project pipelinethe Macau casino operator it operates in a joint venture with Lawrence Ho, cras
Crown Resorts may use windfall for project pipeline
The Age / Posted 6 hours ago
the Macau casino operator it operates in a joint venture with Lawrence Ho, crashed by 89 per cent to $9.4 million in the first half of 2016 on a statutory basis. While the former Portuguese colony has historically been a cash cow for Crown and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Crown Resorts may use windfall for project pipelinethe Macau casino operator it operates in a joint venture with Lawrence Ho, cras
Crown Resorts may use windfall for project pipeline
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
the Macau casino operator it operates in a joint venture with Lawrence Ho, crashed by 89 per cent to $9.4 million in the first half of 2016 on a statutory basis. While the former Portuguese colony has historically been a cash cow for Crown and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The new Siri will soon run your lifenew way. "Get me a pizza from Pizz'a Chicago near my office," one of the engin
The new Siri will soon run your life
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
new way. "Get me a pizza from Pizz'a Chicago near my office," one of the engineers said into his smartphone. It was their first real test of Viv, the artificial-intelligence technology that the team had been quietly building for more than year.... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
A down-south diamondsound of Muslim prayers can be heard before dawn. When the Sun rises, monks wal
A down-south diamond
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 hours ago
sound of Muslim prayers can be heard before dawn. When the Sun rises, monks walk along the street while people offer alms. Chinese restaurants are open to offer various choices of dim sum and khao man gai or Hainanese chicken and rice. The dish is... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZME Reclaims Number One in News, Sport And Entertainment2016, 1:18 pmPress Release: NZME NZME RECLAIMS NUMBER ONE IN NEWS, SPORT AND EN
NZME Reclaims Number One in News, Sport And Entertainment
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 hours ago
2016, 1:18 pmPress Release: NZME NZME RECLAIMS NUMBER ONE IN NEWS, SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT5 May 2016 – The results for the first 2016 GfK independent radio survey have been released. More people are listening to commercial radio in New Zealand, (up... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Apple's Year in ReviewIn this tech episode, Dylan Lewis talks with former host Nathan Hamilton about
Apple's Year in Review
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 hours ago
In this tech episode, Dylan Lewis talks with former host Nathan Hamilton about the tech market's darling child, Apple . First, they look at four metrics that Nathan identified last year for looking at Apple's earnings reports -- three to pay... Read more
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Arkansas Times
A leg up for the Chineseour leading Sinophobe, say? We may never know, but he would be apt to say from
A leg up for the Chinese
Arkansas Times / Posted 9 hours ago
our leading Sinophobe, say? We may never know, but he would be apt to say from personal experience that whenever the government gives a leg up to a corporate titan, even a wily Chinese communist, it has to be a good thing. The bio of Li... Read more
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Perth Now
‘The biggest disaster since pink batts’THE government’s new plan for youth unemployment is a beautiful idea. Helping v
‘The biggest disaster since pink batts’
Perth Now / Posted 9 hours ago
THE government’s new plan for youth unemployment is a beautiful idea. Helping vulnerable young people get jobs is one of the most important social and economic outcomes imaginable. But this tremendously admirable program could quite quickly find... Read more
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Grainnet.com
The Andersons Reports 1Q 2016 Net Loss of $14.7 Million; Down From $4.1 Million Net Income In 1Q 2015Maumee, OH - May 4, 2016 - The Andersons, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANDE) announces financi
The Andersons Reports 1Q 2016 Net Loss of $14.7 Million; Down From $4.1 Million Net Income In 1Q 2015
Grainnet.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Maumee, OH - May 4, 2016 - The Andersons, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANDE) announces financial results for the first-quarter ended March 31, 2016. • Company reports a net loss of $14.7 million for the first quarter or $0.52 per diluted share • Rail Group... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
The End of Coal by 2036and shipment are going to be very sorry they fought against extended unemployme
The End of Coal by 2036
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 12 hours ago
and shipment are going to be very sorry they fought against extended unemployment benefits, universal healthcare and government-paid job retraining. Let's consider the financial facts against coal. First there is China, which today buys and... Read more
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The Economic Times
How Apple iPhone sales in India defy an old stereotypeannounced its second quarter results, India was one of the few bright spots as
How Apple iPhone sales in India defy an old stereotype
The Economic Times / Posted 12 hours ago
announced its second quarter results, India was one of the few bright spots as the world's most valuable company posted its first quarterly decline in revenue at 13% in 13 years. Falling sales by 26% in Greater China, which includes Hong Kong and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Japan’s gamble on the Philippinessince the two countries signed a bilateral trade agreement in 2006 in Helsinki.
Japan’s gamble on the Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 hours ago
since the two countries signed a bilateral trade agreement in 2006 in Helsinki. Recently, however, the Japanese government reportedly allowed its importers to trade bananas without tariffs from countries like Vietnam, Indonesia,... Read more
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thebee
Apple Loses Suit Against 'iPhone' Wallet MakerChina before the small firm applied for the "iPhone" trademark in 2007. Apple
Apple Loses Suit Against 'iPhone' Wallet Maker
thebee / Posted 13 hours ago
China before the small firm applied for the "iPhone" trademark in 2007. Apple had only begun to sell smartphones in the Chinese market in 2009. It means Xintong Tiandi Technology can continue to use the iPhone name on the wallets, mobile phone... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Address by Zuma during the Presidency budget vote debatefor freedom. We have come a long way since then. The rights of workers are now
Address by Zuma during the Presidency budget vote debate
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 hours ago
for freedom. We have come a long way since then. The rights of workers are now enshrined in the constitution. The pro-poor government policies that we have implemented since 1994 continue to help improve the lives of workers and the poor. The... Read more
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Slate
I Hate Donald Trump, but I Am Not Leaving the Republican Partytrue believers doing the bidding of hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, Hollyw
I Hate Donald Trump, but I Am Not Leaving the Republican Party
Slate / Posted 13 hours ago
true believers doing the bidding of hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, Hollywood conglomerates, and unsavory foreign governments. I’ve also seen people of great integrity work tirelessly for little pay and even less recognition to make this... Read more
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The Hindu
Two bidders emerge for Tata Steel UK assetsafter India's Tata Group announced plans in March to sell its entire U.K. steel
Two bidders emerge for Tata Steel UK assets
The Hindu / Posted 13 hours ago
after India's Tata Group announced plans in March to sell its entire U.K. steel operation, which had been hit by cheap Chinese imports, soaring costs and weak demand. Keen to avoid the loss of 10,000 jobs, the government has offered hundreds... Read more
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The Mercury News
Darren Sabedra: China calls on area baseball clubplayers, 13 from Valley Christian, who will make the trip. The team, part of t
Darren Sabedra: China calls on area baseball club
The Mercury News / Posted 14 hours ago
players, 13 from Valley Christian, who will make the trip. The team, part of the TKB Baseball club, was invited by the Chinese Beijing Sports Authority to play five exhibitions games in Beijing. The Chinese organization is paying for everything... Read more
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The Manila Times
The many faces of boy-man Rodrigo Dutertehis daily behavior in public display. If this boy-man Duterte were educated, I
The many faces of boy-man Rodrigo Duterte
The Manila Times / Posted 14 hours ago
his daily behavior in public display. If this boy-man Duterte were educated, I would be going for him for several reasons. First, he is purportedly from Mindanao and I, too, am a blue-blooded Mindanaoan. Second, even as a kid at the University of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
World stocks extend retreat as growth worries resurgeApril added to worries the US economy is slowing. Sheraz Mian, of Zacks Invest
World stocks extend retreat as growth worries resurge
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
April added to worries the US economy is slowing. Sheraz Mian, of Zacks Investment Research, said the jobs data was "the first weak showing on the labour market front, which, if confirmed by the Friday government jobs report, will represent a... Read more
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DW
Germany gives go-ahead to relax rules on medical marijuana |The German government has agreed to legalize cannabis for medical purposes abou
Germany gives go-ahead to relax rules on medical marijuana |
DW / Posted 16 hours ago
The German government has agreed to legalize cannabis for medical purposes about a year from now. Health Minister Hermann Gröhe presented draft legislation to relax rules on marijuana use for certain patients to the cabinet on Wednesday. "Our goal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Genuine Case to 53rd National Legislature On Behalf of Liberian Studentsof Liberia's population lives on less than US$1.25 a day. Considering these sca
Genuine Case to 53rd National Legislature On Behalf of Liberian Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
of Liberia's population lives on less than US$1.25 a day. Considering these scaring statistics, it is only prudent for our government to invest more resources in education. These figures can only change in our favour if Liberians are given quality... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Kim Wong hands over P450M to AMLC one day earlyDaxim Lucas, INQUIRER) MANILA — Saying that he was a man of his word, casino j
Kim Wong hands over P450M to AMLC one day early
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 hours ago
Daxim Lucas, INQUIRER) MANILA — Saying that he was a man of his word, casino junket operator Kim Wong turned over to the government, on Wednesday, the fourth and final tranche of funds, which he said he unwittingly received as payment from... Read more
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iLounge
Apple loses exclusive ‘iPhone’ trademark in Chinacouldn’t prove it was a well-known brand in China before Xintong Tiandi filed f
Apple loses exclusive ‘iPhone’ trademark in China
iLounge / Posted 17 hours ago
couldn’t prove it was a well-known brand in China before Xintong Tiandi filed for its trademark in 2007. Apple’s iPhone first went on sale in China in 2009. This court loss is the latest in a series of setbacks Apple has suffered in China. In... Read more
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