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Gulf News
Middle East walks the talk on PR ethics and moretake in their views on how ethics [are] reflected in the region and what we as
Gulf News / Posted 21 minutes ago
take in their views on how ethics [are] reflected in the region and what we as a body can do to promote ethical behaviour.“For me and for the board, it’s good to see that ethics [are] being discussed so widely in the industry, especially given how... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Equifax Is Said to Suffer a Hack Earlier Than Date Disclosed(Bloomberg) — Equifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its computer systems
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 22 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) — Equifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March — almost five months before the date it has publicly disclosed, according to three people familiar with the situation. In a statement, the company said the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mitchells Plain mother in court for murder of newborn It's alleged the woman choked her newborn son to death and hid his body under
Eye Witness News / Posted 44 minutes ago
It's alleged the woman choked her newborn son to death and hid his body under a mattress at a house in Beacon Valley. Picture: SAPS. CAPE TOWN - A Mitchells Plain mother has made a brief... Read more
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The Hill
Natural barriers are a key defense against storms like Harvey and Irmawhich is putting many more people and much more property in harm’s way. What’s
The Hill / Posted 48 minutes ago
which is putting many more people and much more property in harm’s way. What’s seemingly disregarded is that many of these development choices are doubly risky because we are building on top of, and degrading, our first lines of protection — our... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dual carriageway work to start after blocking bid for section near swans fails Poet Seamus Heaney drew much of his inspiration from the landscape of the are
Belfast Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
Poet Seamus Heaney drew much of his inspiration from the landscape of the area in contention September 19 2017 Dual carriageway work to start after blocking bid for... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Cork City seeing four new applicants join housing list for every house allocated | Irish Examiner Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:43 pm New figures show t
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:43 pm New figures show that for... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Budget slash hits Childline servicesVulnerable children desperate for help may find themselves with no one to talk
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
Vulnerable children desperate for help may find themselves with no one to talk to as Childline Eastern Cape faces having its telephone lines cut. The non-profit organisation (NPO), with its main office in East London and satellite offices in Libode... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Crowds Outside Court Where Mother Appears for Alleged Killing of Newbornone knows what's in her heart," a woman in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate's Cou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
one knows what's in her heart," a woman in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate's Court told curious bystanders as they waited for a mother to appear on Tuesday morning for allegedly killing her newborn son. Other women at the court door nodded,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Northern Cape Government Commemorates Heritage Month, 28 Septcultural heritage. Government will use National Heritage Month and the promotio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
cultural heritage. Government will use National Heritage Month and the promotion of cultural institutions as a vehicle for nation building, social cohesion, national reconciliation, moral regeneration, economic and social development. It is... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Calls for mercy, punishment as mom appears for allegedly killing newbornone knows what’s in her heart," a woman in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate’s Cou
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 hours ago
one knows what’s in her heart," a woman in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate’s Court told curious bystanders as they waited for a mother to appear on Tuesday morning for allegedly killing her newborn son. Other women at the court door nodded,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Town Taxi Drivers' Strike Marred By ViolenceFisantekraal, Wynberg, Delft and Dunoon, leaving commuters stranded. Councillo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Fisantekraal, Wynberg, Delft and Dunoon, leaving commuters stranded. Councillor Brett Herron, Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development, said two passengers, one of them pregnant, were injured when a MyCiTi bus was stoned in... Read more
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Salon.com
Why Hurricanes Harvey and Irma won’t lead to action on climate changeeasy to view disaster history in this cause-effect way — to hop in time from di
Salon.com / Posted 6 hours ago
easy to view disaster history in this cause-effect way — to hop in time from disaster to disaster and spot the reforms as though they naturally emerge from adversity and commitment to change. But as a historian with a focus on risk and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Town Woman Arrested After Newborn Boy Found Under MattressBeacon Valley, Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said on Monday. He
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Beacon Valley, Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said on Monday. He said the baby was brought to a hospital for medical treatment on Sunday evening. A post-mortem was still needed to determine the cause of death. Police confirmed... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘Let’s not wait for things to get this bad’ Taxi owners called off a province-wide strike on Monday that left thousands o
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
Taxi owners called off a province-wide strike on Monday that left thousands of commuters stranded. Representatives from different taxi organisations in the Western Cape gathered at the Wynberg Sports... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Creation of brotherhood a goal in the ‘Heart of Williamsport’is a program that has collected stories and done research through surveys and i
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
is a program that has collected stories and done research through surveys and is keeping the data in preparation for implementing a plan to affect positive change in the city and parts of Lycoming County. Daryle Walton, an insurance... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Laurier Stedman prize unveiledto philanthropy continued on Monday with the launch of a prize to celebrate tal
Delhi News Record / Posted 12 hours ago
to philanthropy continued on Monday with the launch of a prize to celebrate talented young writers. Those with a flair for words have a chance to win one of – possibly the – largest cash prizes offered exclusively for creative fiction produced... Read more
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The Simcoe Reformer
Laurier Stedman prize unveiledto philanthropy continued on Monday with the launch of a prize to celebrate tal
The Simcoe Reformer / Posted 12 hours ago
to philanthropy continued on Monday with the launch of a prize to celebrate talented young writers. Those with a flair for words have a chance to win one of – possibly the – largest cash prizes offered exclusively for creative fiction produced... Read more
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dna
Centre to decide minimum ecological flow of GangaRiver Ganga between Gaumukh and Haridwar. A three-member expert body constitute
dna / Posted 13 hours ago
River Ganga between Gaumukh and Haridwar. A three-member expert body constituted by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation presented a draft policy paper on the issue to officials from Uttarakhand and Uttar... Read more
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Variety
‘Kid Nation’ Boss Reflects on ‘Controversial and Groundbreaking’ Reality Seriesquestions about the wisdom of putting 40 children — between the ages of 8 and 1
Variety / Posted 14 hours ago
questions about the wisdom of putting 40 children — between the ages of 8 and 15 — in a makeshift town and having them fend for themselves without adult supervision. Addressing the Television Critics Assn. a few months before the premiere, then-CBS... Read more
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The Hill
Equifax hit by earlier undisclosed hack | Facebook takes heat over Russian ads | Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domainCredit reporting firm Equifax reportedly knew about a major hack of its compute
The Hill / Posted 14 hours ago
Credit reporting firm Equifax reportedly knew about a major hack of its computer systems in March, nearly five months before the date disclosed to the public. But Equifax in a statement to The Hill denied the March breach was tied to the hack... Read more
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The Hill
Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pactto connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counte
The Hill / Posted 14 hours ago
to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies ahead for Congress, the administration and the latest company under siege? Whether you're a consumer, a techie or a D.C. lifer,... Read more
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Newsmax
Equifax Hack Reportedly Earlier Than When It Was DisclosedEquifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March -- a
Newsmax / Posted 15 hours ago
Equifax Inc. learned about a major breach of its computer systems in March -- almost five months before the date it has publicly disclosed, according to three people familiar with the situation. In a statement, the company said the March breach was... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Laurier Stedman prize unveiledto philanthropy continued on Monday with the launch of a prize to celebrate tal
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 16 hours ago
to philanthropy continued on Monday with the launch of a prize to celebrate talented young writers. Those with a flair for words have a chance to win one of – possibly the – largest cash prizes offered exclusively for creative fiction produced... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
An athlete who couldn't outrun his pastAboriginal youth suicide: James was a star baseballer earmarked for a US spor
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 hours ago
Aboriginal youth suicide: James was a star baseballer earmarked for a US sports scholarship. But he couldn't step out of the shadows of a deeply troubled childhood. This is the story of a boy "riding the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Meet the crowded field of at-large candidates for Raleigh City Councilin council chambers in late 2015. Chris Sewardcseward@newsobserver.com Raleigh
The News & Observer / Posted 18 hours ago
in council chambers in late 2015. Chris Sewardcseward@newsobserver.com Raleigh voters have President Donald Trump to thank for this year’s historically crowded field of at-large candidates for city council. Three of this year’s seven at-large... Read more
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MLive.com
Ann Arbor park chosen as preferred site for $81M train stationfrom the Federal Railroad Administration, the city of Ann Arbor has released a
MLive.com / Posted 19 hours ago
from the Federal Railroad Administration, the city of Ann Arbor has released a long-awaited report examining options for a new Amtrak station. The report identifies Fuller Park as the preferred location for a new train station and related... Read more
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The Economic Times
Mahanadi Coalfields may face Rs 20,000 crore penalty2 verdict ordered the state to recover the value of all minerals produced witho
The Economic Times / Posted 19 hours ago
2 verdict ordered the state to recover the value of all minerals produced without or in excess of caps under environment, forest laws, pollution control rules and mining plans. The Supreme Court ruling — in a case filed by social organisation... Read more
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Sun Star
Official: No DSWD fund given to rebelsTHE regional office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-
Sun Star / Posted 20 hours ago
THE regional office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Davao region clarified that none of their funds under the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program went to the New People's Army (NPA) during former secretary Judy... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Tracking the TropicsTropics - Live5News.com | Charleston, SC | News, Weather, Sports National Acti
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 20 hours ago
Tropics - Live5News.com | Charleston, SC | News, Weather, Sports National Action Network continuing hurricane relief, asks for donationsNational Action Network continuing hurricane relief, asks for donations National Action Network's Elder James... Read more
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Breitbart
Luther Strange Supports Federal Government’s Role in Educationof the education plans of every state. Strange, the appointed incumbent U.S. s
Breitbart / Posted 20 hours ago
of the education plans of every state. Strange, the appointed incumbent U.S. senator from Alabama, is running against former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore in a primary run-off for the Senate seat once occupied by now-Attorney... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
September 18, 2017Email Letters: How can we not pay for the improvement of our children? It oc
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
Email Letters: How can we not pay for the improvement of our children? It occurred to me just the other day the volume of work that was taking place on the roads in my community. Though I was occasionally frustrated with the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town woman arrested after newborn boy found under mattressBeacon Valley, Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said on Monday. He
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 hours ago
Beacon Valley, Western Cape police spokesperson FC van Wyk said on Monday. He said the baby was brought to a hospital for medical treatment on Sunday evening. A post-mortem was still needed to determine the cause of death. Police confirmed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
VACC to file criminal complaints vs Hontiveros this weekMANILA, Philippines — Sen. Risa Hontiveros will face a string of criminal charg
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Risa Hontiveros will face a string of criminal charges before the Office of the Ombudsman in a complaint to be filed this week by former Negros Oriental representative Jacinto Paras and the Volunteers Against Crime and... Read more
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The Hill
Justice Dept investigating Equifax stock salesThe Justice Department is said to be investigating possible violations of insid
The Hill / Posted 22 hours ago
The Justice Department is said to be investigating possible violations of insider trading laws by top executives at credit reporting firm Equifax. Bloomberg reported on Monday that investigators are examining stock sales made by three top executives... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
3 dead when buses collide at NYC intersectionbacklog tops 1 million; thousands die on waitlist More than 1 million people w
KWWL Iowa / Posted yesterday
backlog tops 1 million; thousands die on waitlist More than 1 million people who have been denied disability benefits from Social Security are waiting for new hearings.More >> More than 1 million people who have been denied disability benefits... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Poe wants gov’t to expand school-based feeding program in 2018more beneficiaries and address malnutrition, which “still plagues Filipino stud
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
more beneficiaries and address malnutrition, which “still plagues Filipino students.” During the Senate hearing on the Department of Education’s (DepEd) proposed a P612.11-billion budget for 2018, Poe said the government could expand the... Read more
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Business Wire
Former FCC Acting General Counsel Joins Wilkinson Barker Knaueras Deputy General Counsel and Chief of Staff of the FCC’s Office of General Cou
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
as Deputy General Counsel and Chief of Staff of the FCC’s Office of General Counsel, maintaining primary responsibility for the development of all legal advice related to administrative law—communications, fraud, fiscal, procurement, and Freedom... Read more
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The Hill
Health workers go unnoticed at UN General Assemblyorganizations and issue experts come together in New York to discuss the state
The Hill / Posted yesterday
organizations and issue experts come together in New York to discuss the state of the world. As officials press forward on how to effectively achieve the sustainable development goals and make universal health coverage (UHC) a reality,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Damage: Young lives ruined, but the health department won't budge2017-09-17 07:24 Fikane Mthuli sits on his mother Cynthis's lap, while his lit
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
2017-09-17 07:24 Fikane Mthuli sits on his mother Cynthis's lap, while his little sister Nomasondo (5) looks on. Nine-year-old Fikane Mthuli lies like a baby on his mother Cynthia’s... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'I would have thrown myself to a lion to protect my daughter'daughter, says a teenager who risked her life to tell her about the crime is a
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
daughter, says a teenager who risked her life to tell her about the crime is a hero. The mother, now known as #LionMama on social-media platforms, has received praise from many South Africans. To protect her daughter’s identity, she cannot be... Read more
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walesonline
The devastating verdict on devolution from its architectFormer Welsh Secretary Ron Davies has delivered a devastating critique of how W
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Former Welsh Secretary Ron Davies has delivered a devastating critique of how Wales has been run since the National Assembly was set up, saying he can’t name a single initiative that has improved the lives of ordinary people. In an interview to... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The business of tourismThis was the theme of the recent Tourism Forum hosted by the Philippine Tour Op
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
This was the theme of the recent Tourism Forum hosted by the Philippine Tour Operators Association (PHILTOA) at the SMX Convention Center, with Tourism Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo delivering the Keynote Address. It was an opportunity for me to link up... Read more
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New Kerala
Ola partners with seven State Tourism Boards to promote responsible tourism - newkerala news #272828New Delhi , Sept 18 : In line with the United Nation's theme for this year's Wo
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New Delhi , Sept 18 : In line with the United Nation's theme for this year's World Tourism Day, app-based transport aggregator Ola announced its partnership with seven prominent State Tourism Departments and Corporations to promote 'responsible... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What You Do to Others, May Some Day Catch Up With You - the Story of Madam Ellen Johnson-Sirleafspy, Piah provided the justification that Fumba was appointed as chief spy beca
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
spy, Piah provided the justification that Fumba was appointed as chief spy because of his past experience at the agency before his mother came to power. He went on to say, "We are waiting for those who accused the president of having 17 family... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Georgia Tech student with knife killed by campus policeTrump's childhood home becomes showcase for refugeesTrump's childhood home beco
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted yesterday
Trump's childhood home becomes showcase for refugeesTrump's childhood home becomes showcase for refugees President Donald Trump's childhood home had some new occupants over the weekend _ refugees.More >> President Donald Trump's childhood home had... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
No corporation tax change in Ireland despite EU plans says Leo Varadkar"The Government is committed to maintaining our stable and competitive corporat
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
"The Government is committed to maintaining our stable and competitive corporation tax regime and our strong incentives for research and development so we can continue to attract and retain inward investment and create high quality jobs." The... Read more
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Salon.com
Everything you’ve always wanted to know about the Trump-Republican tax planthe GOP’s big business donors who stand to make a bundle off tax cuts. Here’s
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
the GOP’s big business donors who stand to make a bundle off tax cuts. Here’s the problem. You can’t have a giant tax cut for corporations and the wealthy, and at the same time shrink the federal deficit and debt – unless you make gigantic cuts in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Edna Molewa On International Coastal Clean-Up DayAfrica has over 3000km of coastline and some of the most bio-diverse marine env
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Africa has over 3000km of coastline and some of the most bio-diverse marine environments of the world. "Rapidly increasing development along our coastal areas and estuaries has had the unfortunate consequence of exacerbating littering, which poses... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Number of Health Professionals Increasescapacities has increased by over 400%, according to Dr. Berhane Debru, Act/D. G
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
capacities has increased by over 400%, according to Dr. Berhane Debru, Act/D. G. Policy, Planning and Human Resources Development at the Ministry of Health. Pointing out that human resources development is one of the strategic pillars for... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR public housing sets renovations at 3 towershousing agency plans to start multimillion-dollar renovations at its downtown h
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
housing agency plans to start multimillion-dollar renovations at its downtown housing towers at the start of 2018. The redevelopment of 597 units coincides with a change in how public housing in Arkansas' capital city is administered. The three... Read more
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