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UN experts welcome business leaders standing up for missing Saudi journalist

GENEVA (19 October 2018) – A UN expert group has welcomed the decision by a number of the world’s business leaders to pull out of a high-level investment conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (23-25 October), to show their concerns over the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

19-Oct 18:29
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New cell movement process key to understanding and repairing facial malformations

The embryonic stem cells that form facial features, called neural crest cells, use an unexpected mechanism of moving from the back of the head to the front to populate the face, finds a new UCL-led study.

19-Oct 12:47
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eBay Signs Agreement to Acquire Motors.co.uk

Subject to deal close, Motors.co.uk would become part of Gumtree UK, an eBay Classifieds business. Combining the inventory, customer relationships and traffic available on Gumtree UK, eBay Motors UK and Motors.co.uk, along with Motors.co.uk’s cutting-edge tools and services, would help UK car dealers increase their leads and bring buyers more choice and value.

19-Oct 11:09
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New review discusses link between herpes virus and dementia

A scientist from the University of Oxford, Prof Ruth Itzhaki has linked a form of the Herpes virus (HSV1) to dementia in a written article reviewing existing research. The review is published today (19 October) in the journal, Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.

19-Oct 10:55
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Research & technology SMEs win 1st EDA Defence Innovation Prize

The European Defence Agency (EDA) today announced the two winners of the first EDA Defence Innovation Prize: AITEX, a Spanish textile research institute, and Clover Technologies, a Spanish company providing advanced technology services for information systems and communications.  The award ceremony will take place in the margins of EDA’s 2018 Annual Conference on 29 November in Brussels. 

19-Oct 10:49
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Lukru Husi Parseria: Ekipa USAIDs nia Projetu Avansa Agrikultura Hamutuk ho Emprezariu Hadia Agrikultores nia Asesu ba Merkadu

DILI, TIMOR-LESTE – Agrikultores iha Timor-Leste iha ona mudansa ba halo koneksaun ho merkadu no obrigado ba programa subvensaun husi Ajénsia Estadus Unidus ba Dezenvolvimentu Internasionál (USAID) nia projetu Avansa Agrikultura ne’ebé mak ajuda koletór modo presiza iha armazena malirin no karreta hodi tula no lori produtu.  

19-Oct 10:42
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Positive Data from Randomized Phase III Study Suggests That a Combination of Immunotherapy Drugs Can Help Some People with Advanced Kidney Cancer

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21-Oct 16:16
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Debris from Halleys Comet to spark Orionid meteor shower Sunday night

Cloud-free conditions will allow much of the United States to see this weekend’s Orionid meteor shower, the first major shower of the fall.

21-Oct 06:00
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2018 NFRC CMA ACE Training

When: December 18, 2018 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST Where: Virtual United States Contact: Jen padgett.

21-Oct 05:38
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Governor Phil Scott Celebrates Vermonters' Contributions to the U.S. Navy at USS Vermont Christening Ceremony

Governor Phil Scott today attend the christening of the USS Vermont in Groton, Connecticut, addressing a crowd of approximately 4,000 members of the U.S. Navy, government officials, General Dynamics Electric Boat employees, and the crew and family members of the USS Vermont.

20-Oct 14:18
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Life In The Camp For Yazidi Refugees

In August 2014, Shammo Murad was one of over 400,000 Yazidis who fled as Islamic State seized the Iraqi city of Sinjar. Thousands immigrated into the nearby mountains, seeking refuge in the Kurdistan region of Northern Iraq. 

20-Oct 11:22
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X Games Sydney 2018 Day Two News and Results International Stars Shine

Another sunny day welcomed a packed house of fans to Spotless Stadium for the second day of X Games Sydney competition. The hometown fans were in for a treat as Gold Coast native Kyle Baldock added his tenth X Games medal today at the inaugural X Games Sydney BMX Dirt competition, along with a double Aussie podium in Moto X Freestyle.

20-Oct 06:56
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Landmark Report Documents Challenges of Older Adults Living with HIV in San Francisco

Media Contacts: Cub Barrett: VP, Communications and Public Affairs, GMHC: CubB@gmhc.org Stephen Karpiak, PhD: Research Director, ACRIA Centers at GMHC: StephenK@gmhc.org Rebecca Erenrich, MPH: Senior Research and Community Engagement Coordinator, ACRIA Centers at GMHC: RebeccaE@gmhc.org

20-Oct 05:46
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To celebrate Partners in Preservation: Main Streets, historic sites participating in the campaign will hostOpen House Weekend events, October 20 – 21, 2018. Visitors are invited to learn about the campaign, which focuses on sites celebrating the nation’s diversity and the struggle for equal rights, the unique history of each of these places and their restoration efforts. The events feature family-friendly activities ranging from block parties and live music to walking tours and art exhibits. 20-Oct 01:43
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Infographic revealing 5 Ways to Boost Your Digital Marketing Efforts by Using Infographics

Visual Interactive have recently published an infographic listing 5 Ways to Boost Your Digital Marketing Efforts by Using Infographics.

19-Oct 23:55
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Registered Nurses in Tucson Vote to Join National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United

Joseph’s and St. Mary’s Hospitals Seek to Strengthen Patient Care with Their Collective Advocacy.

19-Oct 19:48
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AACR CEO Margaret Foti Honored with Women for Oncology Award from the European Society for Medical Oncology

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc), chief executive officer of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), was recognized Friday, October 19, with the 2018 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Women for Oncology Award in recognition of her significant and valuable contributions to supporting the career development of women in oncology.

19-Oct 19:39
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Black History Month: One of our values is being unique

October welcomes Black History Month, an annual commemoration and celebration of the history, achievements and contributions of black people in the UK.

19-Oct 19:15
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England A to face Scotland during Uganda Series

England A will face the Scottish Thistles prior to the England Roses going head-to-head with Uganda in the first match of the Vitality Netball International Series at the Echo Arena on Tuesday 27th November.

19-Oct 18:59
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Voting on campus just got easier

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19-Oct 18:34
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UN experts welcome business leaders standing up for missing Saudi journalist

GENEVA (19 October 2018) – A UN expert group has welcomed the decision by a number of the world’s business leaders to pull out of a high-level investment conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (23-25 October), to show their concerns over the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

19-Oct 18:29
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Gov. Phil Bryant Appoints Mississippi Lottery Corporation Board of Directors

Phil Bryant appointed five members today to the Mississippi Lottery Corporation Board of Directors. The members include Dr. Cass Pennington, Philip A. Chamblee, Dr. Mike McGrevey1, Kimberly LaRosa, and Gerard Gibert.​​​​

19-Oct 18:27
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150 years after last big East Bay quake, what have we learned?

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19-Oct 18:21
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Ecofeminismo (o como acelerar el camino hacia la democracia energetica)

Las crecientes demandas en favor de la feminización de la política ―y por ende de la política energética― exigen mucho más que un simple aumento de la representación de mujeres en puestos de dirección. Debemos cuestionar cómo se diseñan las políticas energéticas. Debemos preguntarnos: ¿energía para quién y para qué?

19-Oct 18:14
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UN poverty expert warns against tsunami of unchecked privatisation

NEW YORK (19 October 2018) -  Widespread privatisation of public goods in many societies is systematically eliminating human rights protections and further marginalising those living in poverty, according to a new report. 

19-Oct 18:11
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2022 Commonwealth Games netball to be held at Coventry Arena

The Sport and Venue Programme for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games was confirmed and celebrated on Friday 19th October, as five Team England medallists joined Birmingham 2022 Chairman John Crabtree and pupils from Mapledene Primary School for a sporting showcase at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre – one of the key venue clusters for the Games, which take place from 27 July to 7 August 2022.

19-Oct 17:55
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New Packard Fellow leverages time crystals to improve quantum measurement

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19-Oct 17:48
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CGI launches CGI HotScan360, an end-to-end, real-time anti-financial crime solution for banks

MONTRÉAL, Oct. 19, 2018 - CGI (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB) is pleased to announce the launch of CGI HotScan360—an enhanced version of its industry-leading HotScan solution. The increasing sophistication of financial crime, a sharper focus on money laundering by regulators, and heightened security concerns across the banking industry are driving the demand for more advanced anti-financial crime tools. CGI HotScan360 meets this demand by delivering integrated, intelligent and real time anti-money laundering, customer due diligence and fraud detection capabilities.

19-Oct 17:44
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Florida's Private-Sector Job Growth Continues to Outpace the Nation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced that Florida’s private-sector job growth continues to outpace the nation and every county in Florida has experienced a drop in unemployment since December 2010. Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent, the lowest since February 2007, and decreased by 7.3 percentage points since December 2010; this drop is faster than the national decline of 5.6 percentage points.

19-Oct 17:39
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GBI makes an arrest in the Sabrina Long Missing Person Investigation

Macon, GA, (10/19/2018) – On Thursday, October 18, 2018, the GBI’s Perry Office arrested Melinda McSwain, 46 years old.  McSwain was charged with Kidnapping in connection to the Sabrina Long Missing Person Investigation.

19-Oct 17:17
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Gov. Scott: Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Point in over Eleven-and-a-Half Years

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent, the lowest since February 2007, and a decrease of 7.3 percentage points since December 2010; this drop is faster than the national decline of 5.

19-Oct 17:13
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Industry Leaders Help Selkirk College Students Deepen Their Shreducation

The Selkirk College Ski Resort Operations & Management Program is a leader in Canadian snowsports education, providing exciting career opportunities for gradautes. To keep both faculty and students connected to the industry, the SROAM Advisory Board stopped by the Tenth Street Campus for its annual meeting.

19-Oct 16:59
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