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World Bank, Bangladesh discuss development priorities

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WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015—The World Bank and Bangladesh on Friday agreed to do more to develop the country’s transport and energy infrastructure and continue the dialogue on necessary reforms that would merit a Development Policy Credit.

A New Program to Strengthen Risk Identification and Mitigation in Qatar’s Financial System

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WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 – The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and the World Bank today launched a technical cooperation program to further strengthen financial oversight in Qatar. The program will better enable the QCB to identify and mitigate the buildup of risks in the financial system. This, in turn, will help ensure that the financial system is more resilient to global economic and financial shocks.

Retired Marine Charged with Murdering His Girlfriend, Dismembering Her Body, and Dumping Her Remains in the Panamanian Jungle

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Brian Karl Brimager, 37, prior boyfriend of murdered Los Angeles woman Yvonne Baldelli, was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Diego, California, today on first degree murder charges.  Brimager was arraigned in court on the superseding indictment and pleaded not guilty.

Former Puerto Rico Police Officer Sentenced for Making False Statements to FBI During Civil Rights Investigation

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Negron Vazquez pleaded guilty to falsely telling the FBI that two officers, who later pleaded guilty to unnecessarily striking Irizarry Perez with their batons, never approached or interacted with the victim during the incident.  In total, six Puerto Rico police officers have pleaded guilty for their roles in the beating and subsequent obstruction of the civil rights investigation, and two of those officers are still awaiting sentencing.  According to documents filed in connection with the guilty pleas, two former Puerto Rico police officers violated the constitutional rights of Irizarry Perez by striking him with their police batons while another former police officer physically restrained Irizarry Perez during an election evening celebration at the Las Colinas housing development in Yauco, Puerto Rico, on Nov.

Joint Statement on the Third U.S.-Kyrgyz Republic Annual Bilateral Consultations

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Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed Erlan Abdyldaev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, and the accompanying Kyrgyz delegation to Washington for the third round of United States – Kyrgyz Republic Annual Bilateral Consultations on April 8-10, 2015. The Secretary and Foreign Minister acknowledged that the consultations were an important opportunity to renew the bilateral relationship and review the impressive democratic, social, economic, security, and human rights gains made since the independence of the Kyrgyz Republic 24 years ago. Secretary Kerry confirmed that the Kyrgyz Republic is an important partner of the United States and emphasized the long-standing and continuing U.S. support for the sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity of the Kyrgyz Republic.

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UA students in any discipline can enroll in an independent studies course and take a “study away” tour of the South, visiting historical sites while staying in Atlanta.

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University of Arizona students have the chance to "study abroad" this summer without ever leaving the country.

Global Leader in Insect Management Earns Koffler Prize

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Feeding the world and protecting the environment are among the most important grand challenges. Immersed in both issues is Bruce

UA ROTC: Behind the Uniform

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The UA has long-held ties with branches of the military. Marines work out during the Marine Platoon Physical Training on campus.

World Bank, Bangladesh discuss development priorities

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WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015—The World Bank and Bangladesh on Friday agreed to do more to develop the country’s transport and energy infrastructure and continue the dialogue on necessary reforms that would merit a Development Policy Credit.

A New Program to Strengthen Risk Identification and Mitigation in Qatar’s Financial System

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WASHINGTON, April 17, 2015 – The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and the World Bank today launched a technical cooperation program to further strengthen financial oversight in Qatar. The program will better enable the QCB to identify and mitigate the buildup of risks in the financial system. This, in turn, will help ensure that the financial system is more resilient to global economic and financial shocks.

New honour for ANU medical researcher

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s. Medical researcher Professor Thomas Preiss has been named an Adjunct Group Leader (Faculty) of the European Molecular Biology

Ooyala IQ Wins NewBay Media’s Best of Show Award At NAB 2015

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (April 17, 2015) - Ooyala, a Telstra subsidiary and a leading innovator in premium video publishing, analytics and

General Education Task Force proposes curricular structure to Faculty Senate

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- After extensive research and engagement with the University community, including visits with faculty, students

Veteran police leader named as interim head of Police and Public Safety

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A former Pennsylvania State Police officer, who retired in January 2015 with the rank of lieutenant colonel

Texas House Passes HB 40 to the Detriment of Communities in Oil, Gas Fields

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AUSTIN — April 17, 2015) Today the Texas House of Representatives approved House Bill 40 by Drew Darby, which prevents cities from

USA Cycling Selection Committee revisits ’15 Pan Am Championships nominations

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April 17, 2015) – The USA Cycling Selection Committee reconvened on Friday to review the recent athlete nominations for the 2015 Pan

With rising healthcare costs, staffing shortages, and stricter mandates for delivery

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s. Integrated communications will help ensure the best patient experience.

CEO names four new executives

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I am excited about how these new leaders will help transform the work we do,” said CEO Jack Wong in announcing four new executives

Comcast Announces 2 Gigabit Residential Service and New Extreme 250 Mbps Tier in California

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The company also increases speeds for existing Internet customers at no additional cost.

IV Inter-American Dialogue of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Authorities Concludes at the OAS

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The IV Inter-American Dialogue of High-Level Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Authorities concluded today at the headquarters of the

OAS, the International Economic Alliance, IMF and World Bank Organize Symposium on Emerging Markets in Africa and the Americas

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The Executive Secretary for Integral Development of the Organization of American States (OAS), Sherry Tross, participated today in the

Short Films from Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador Named Winners of the OAS Contest on the Right of Access to Information

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The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Network of Transparency and Access to Information (RTA) announced the winners of the

‘Real-Time’ Feedback and ‘Pay for Performance’ Improve Physician Practice and Hospital Safety

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Research at Johns Hopkins suggests hospitals may reach higher safety and quality levels with programs that give physicians real-time

Examiner Recommends Regulators Reject PNM’s Proposal to Spend More Customer Money on the San Juan Generating Station

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ALBUQUERQUE – The future of coal at the San Juan Generating Station grew cloudier today after a New Mexico Public Regulation

Governor Hogan Guts Air Pollution Protections in MD

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Governor Hogan’s “Emergency” Air Pollution Regulation Guts Clean Air Protections for Marylanders.

Carrizo Springs Station Border Patrol Agents Arrest Convicted Sex Offender

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DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Carrizo Springs Station apprehended a convicted sex offender, with an

Kauai Torenia – Ornamental Plant of the Week for

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Kauai White torenia in the shade garden at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station.

Senorita Rosalita, new ‘cousins’ shine in flower beds

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HAMMOND, La. – Every few years, a new variety of bedding plant comes along that takes the country by storm. Greenhouse growers

Navy Military Child of the Year Honored at Gala

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WASHINGTON (NNS) (NNS) -- WASHINGTON (NNS) - The Navy's top officer presented the award for Navy Military Child of the Year during an

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