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EU and China step up their cooperation on sustainable development

During a visit to China, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, reconfirmed the EU's interest to work with China on sustainable development and connectivity.

16-Nov 18:34
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Virginia Pharmacy Owner Sentenced to Prison For $5 Million Employment Tax Fraud

A Collinsville, Virginia, pharmacist was sentenced to 41 months in prison today for failing to account for and pay over employment taxes, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Thomas T. Cullen for the Western District of Virginia.

16-Nov 18:15
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UCLA cell study reveals how head injuries lead to serious brain diseasesReed Hutchinson/UCLA Life scientists Xia Yang and Fernando Gomez-Pinilla say their research holds the promise of individualized treatments for such diseases as Alzheimer’s. 16-Nov 17:51
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FDA approves first-line treatment for peripheral T-cell lymphoma under new review pilot

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin) injection in combination with chemotherapy for adult patients with certain types of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL). This is the first FDA approval for treatment of newly diagnosed PTCL, and the agency used a new review program to complete the approval more quickly.

16-Nov 14:18
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Study Links Social Isolation to Higher Risk of Death

The study, appearing in the American Journal of Epidemiology, says addressing social isolation holds promise if studies show interventions are effective, as they could be relatively simple and could influence other risk factors, as social isolation is also associated with hypertension, inflammation, physical inactivity, smoking, and other health risks.

16-Nov 13:45
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The Wolfcamp play has been key to Permian Basin oil and natural gas production growth

Increased oil and natural gas development in the Wolfcamp play has helped drive overall crude oil and natural gas production growth in the Permian Basin during the past decade. Drilling and completion operations within the Wolfcamp play have been responsible for much of the crude oil and natural gas production growth in the Permian Basin since 2007.

16-Nov 13:35
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Latest Press Release

All New Opportunity At Avucart For Brand Lovers At Our Newly Launched Ecommerce Website

Buy here world's top brand and several lucrative electronic gadgets on Avucart such as branded watches, DSLR Camera, Lenses, Mobile and many more.

17-Nov 04:15
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Introductory Coding for Researchers

This workshop, facilitated by Software Carpentry, aims to teach scientists and researchers the basic computing concepts and skills that will help them analyze large scale data sets, and let them get more done in less time with less effort. This two-day curriculum shows participants how to automate repetitive tasks with the Unix shell, how to grow a program from a few lines to a few hundred using Python or R, and how to track and share their work using Git.

17-Nov 02:33
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Doctoral Oral Exams for Nov. 26-30

The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:

16-Nov 22:31
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Work Planned On District Projects Ahead of Holiday

Work schedules for the next week will be altered due to the holiday, but crews will be working part of the week through construction projects and monitoring roadways and traffic signals during peak travel hours.

16-Nov 20:04
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Rices graduate entrepreneurship program ranked No. 3 in US

HOUSTON – (Nov. 16, 2018) – Rice University and its Jones Graduate School of Business have the No.

16-Nov 19:19
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NMSU Farmington research center participating in Potatoes USA variety study

New Mexico State University agricultural researcher Koffi Djaman examines a soil moisture probe being used at NMSU’s Agricultural Science Center at Farmington to determine whether irrigation water reaches plant roots.

16-Nov 19:00
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Dallas Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty in False Tax Return Scheme

A Dallas, Texas, area tax return preparer pleaded guilty today to conspiring to defraud the United States and to assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Erin N. Cox for the Northern District of Texas. 

16-Nov 18:57
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Will Pelosi be elected speaker of the House? Rice political scientist available for comment

Media note: Rice University has a VideoLink ReadyCam TV interview studio. ReadyCam is capable of transmitting broadcast-quality standard-definition and high-definition video directly to all news media organizations around the world 24/7. Rice also has a university backdrop, 1080p web cam, light kit and wireless mic for Skype interviews.

16-Nov 18:54
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Dateline Rice for Nov. 16, 2018

Political tensions with China put pressure on American universities’ research commitments President David Leebron is quoted in an article about how geopolitical tension may affect academic research. The Chronicle of Higher Education  http://bit.ly/2QSqfb7.

16-Nov 18:51
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GOP Blames Voters Voting for Electoral Defeats, Proposes Plan to Limit Participation in 2020 State High Court Race

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republicans appear to have settled on an explanation for why they lost every statewide race on the ballot in the November 6 elections: Too many voters voted. As part of his alarming post-election assault on checks and balances in state government, Assembly Republican leader Rep. Robin Vos is seeking to address what the GOP sees as their problem, proposing a law change to limit voter participation in a critical 2020 election for Wisconsin State Supreme Court.

16-Nov 18:48
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Engineer and acclaimed venture capitalist John Doerr to speak at Rice

HOUSTON (Nov. 19, 2018) – Engineer, acclaimed venture capitalist and Rice University alumnus John Doerr will visit the university Dec.

16-Nov 18:43
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EU and China step up their cooperation on sustainable development

During a visit to China, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, reconfirmed the EU's interest to work with China on sustainable development and connectivity.

16-Nov 18:34
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RTDNA applauds ruling in CNN v Trump, et al.

The Radio Television Digital News Association and its Voice of the First Amendment Task Force today applauded U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly’s ruling ordering the Trump administration to reinstate, at least temporarily, CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta’s press credentials.

16-Nov 18:29
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Virginia Pharmacy Owner Sentenced to Prison For $5 Million Employment Tax Fraud

A Collinsville, Virginia, pharmacist was sentenced to 41 months in prison today for failing to account for and pay over employment taxes, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Thomas T. Cullen for the Western District of Virginia.

16-Nov 18:15
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UCLA cell study reveals how head injuries lead to serious brain diseasesReed Hutchinson/UCLA Life scientists Xia Yang and Fernando Gomez-Pinilla say their research holds the promise of individualized treatments for such diseases as Alzheimer’s. 16-Nov 17:51
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The Final Word: Be aware of burnout, acknowledge stress and pursue a healthy...

There is a terrible epidemic in medicine today. It’s called burnout. JAMA recently published a review of all the papers on the incidence of burnout in physicians and concluded that it is 72 percent! Burnout is a state of emotional and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. Burnout in physicians is a disaster.

16-Nov 17:44
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Mitsubishi Electric-built Es'hail-2 Comms Satellite Launches Successfully

Expected to contribute to reliable operation of communication and broadcasting infrastructure in the Middle East and North Africa.

16-Nov 17:25
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Mazda Toyota Plant Paving the Way for Groundbreaking Future

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Nov. 16, 2018) -- Today in Huntsville, the first shovel of dirt was turned on what will become a jointly owned-and-operated automotive production plant that will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles a year, beginning in 2021. Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc.

16-Nov 17:08
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TIAA Bank Acquires $1.5 Billion Healthcare Equipment Financing Portfolio from GE Capital

Jacksonville, Fla., November 16, 2018 — TIAA Bank announced today the acquisition of a $1.5 billion portfolio of healthcare equipment leases and loans from GE Capital’s Healthcare Equipment Finance (HEF) business. This significantly expands TIAA Bank’s commercial banking business and enhances its ability to provide a full range of financial solutions to institutional clients and serve an even greater number of healthcare providers. The sale comes as GE Capital seeks to become smaller and more focused.

16-Nov 16:26
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Gov. Scott: Florida Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop, Lowest Since January 2007

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.64 million jobs since December 2010, including 21,200 private-sector jobs in October. Over the past year, 241,500 new private-sector jobs were created in Florida. Florida’s annual job growth rate has outpaced the nation for 78 of the past 79 months. The only month that Florida did not exceed the nation was due to Hurricane Irma.

16-Nov 16:17
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Wade Jurney Homes Awards Mortgage-Free Home to Army Veteran with Operation Homefront

Wade Jurney Homes, a home builder building affordable, quality homes with over 200 communities throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, and Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit that builds strong, stable, and secure military families, presented the keys to a mortgage-free home to U.S. Army Specialist Joseph Small and welcomed him to Wilson, North Carolina.

16-Nov 15:36
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Ginnie Mae publishes new Servicing and Issuer application rules: Guide updates promote a stronger government loan system

Contact: Douglas Robinson 202-475-7818 Published Date: 11/16/2018 7:30 AM Washington, DC – Ginnie Mae today published a new All Participants Memorandum (APM 18-07) aimed at strengthening the stability and integrity of the mortgage-backed securities market.

16-Nov 15:07
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UN Special Rapporteurs visit shows the need to tackle poverty here and now

Today the UN Special Rapporteur, Philip Alston, presented the preliminary findings of his investigation into poverty in the UK. Chris Goulden, Deputy Director of Evidence and Impact for JRF, responds.

16-Nov 14:59
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Wear Something Vegan Anti-Wool Ad Now up in Omaha

Omaha, Neb. – As part of its campaign to inspire consumers to shop vegan—and because a PETA eyewitness investigation revealed cruelty to sheep on a Nebraska sheep farm—PETA has placed a billboard in Omaha showing a sheep’s sweet face alongside the words “We’re Individuals. We’re Not Sweaters. Wear Something Vegan.” The ad is located near the Westroads Mall, which is home to several retailers—including Express and Forever 21—that the group is calling on to ban wool.

16-Nov 14:57
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Very Unhealthy Air Quality Suspends Visitor Services

Date: November 16, 2018 Contact: , 415-561-4730 On Friday, November 16, Bay Area air quality is at “very unhealthy levels.” Out of concern for the safety of park and partner employees, and visitors, Golden Gate National Recreation Area (including Fort Point National Historic Site and Muir Woods National Monument) and its partners are suspending visitor operations.

16-Nov 14:54
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Todays Tense Political Climate Is Stressing Gen Z Out But They Are More Likely to Seek Mental Help

The American Psychological Association in collaboration with The Harris Poll just released its annual Stress in America survey, which uncovers the causes of stress in Americans’ lives and their mechanisms for coping. After surveying more than 3,000 Americans across the U.S., the 12th iteration of the study revealed that the current political climate is a […]

16-Nov 14:47
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