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International push to improve food safety

Greater international cooperation is needed to prevent unsafe food from causing ill health and hampering progress towards sustainable development, world leaders said at today’s opening session of the First International Food Safety Conference, in Addis Ababa, organized by the African Union (AU), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO).

12-Feb 11:35
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Phase 3 ARCHES Trial Shows XTANDI (enzalutamide) Significantly Improved Radiographic Progression-Free Survival in Men with Metastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate CancerProstate cancer is considered metastatic once the cancer has spread outside of the prostate gland to other parts of the body.1 Men are considered hormone (or castration) sensitive if their disease still responds to medical or surgical treatment to lower testosterone levels.2 11-Feb 14:30
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UBC research examines hormones that make us choose love over sex

Looking for love and looking for sex are two different things, even at the level of human evolutionary biology. Alec Beall, a postdoctoral researcher in UBC’s department of psychology, has studied the conflict between them. Now he is taking a closer look at the hormones involved. To usher in Valentine’s Day, we asked him about his research.

11-Feb 13:59
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Saudi Arabia's Top ICT Industry Leaders Gather in Riyadh as IDC Reveals Key Predictions for Year Ahead

Riyadh – Overall spending on information and communication technology (ICT) in Saudi Arabia is expected to reach $34.5 billion this year, up 1.0% on 2018. That’s according to the latest insights, trends, and predictions presented by International Data Corporation (IDC) last week as it hosted the 2019 edition of its annual IDC Directions event at The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh. The forum brought together more than 100 of the Kingdom's most influential technology vendors, telecommunications operators, and IT service providers.

10-Feb 19:28
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Enforced disappearances: UN experts meet to review more than 760 cases from 37 countries

GENEVA / SARAJEVO (8 February 2019) – The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances will hold its 117th session in Bosnia and Herzegovina, from 11 to 15 February 2019. It will examine more than 760 cases from 37 countries.

08-Feb 17:36
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U.S. production and use of refined coal continues to increase

U.S. production of refined coal, which is coal that has been processed to reduce emissions when burned, reached record highs in 2017, and it is expected to increase even further in 2018. Use of refined coal has increased despite the general decline in total U.S. coal consumption since 2008. For the first three quarters of 2018, EIA estimates that refined coal production totaled 121 million short tons (MMst), which is 21% of the total U.S. coal production of 563 million short tons.

08-Feb 11:25
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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation with Fiji

On February 12, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation [1] with Republic of Fiji and considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting [2].

15-Feb 11:00
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Leading Science, Education, and Medical Organizations Announce New Initiative: Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM

Leading academic and professional societies have announced their launch of the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine) to advance professional and ethical conduct, climate, and culture across their respective fields.

15-Feb 10:53
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NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award

In an effort to recognize educators who take the lead role in making their communities safer, NFPA presents the 2019 Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year Award.

15-Feb 10:40
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Awapal Introduces Generation Plan MLM Software To Grow Business

Awapal Solutions has gained a renowned place in the global market for offering the best-in-class MLM generation plan software. With 'break-away' policy, the member can move ahead and earn profits with their own efforts.

15-Feb 04:20
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Moon Invoice With 30 Days Of Trial Offer Now

As a part of its ongoing evolvement and promise to put the customers first, covering the news of Moon Invoice allowing 30 days of free trial at PayPal purchase; even to those who missed out on their subscription and much more.

15-Feb 03:59
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Now That He is Attorney General, Barr Must Not Impede Mueller Investigation; Groups Doubt His Commitment to Justice For All

Note: The U.S. Senate voted Thursday to approve President Donald Trump’s nominee, William Barr, for attorney general at the U.S. Department of Justice. Now, Barr will handle the forthcoming conclusion of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and final report. Public Citizen has supported bipartisan momentum for legislation requiring all special counsel reports be made public.

14-Feb 19:59
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CPSC Launches Landmark Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Survey Nationwide

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is launching a landmark survey of smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarm usage in consumers’ homes across the United States.  The survey will be conducted in 46 cities across 23 states.

14-Feb 19:58
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Canadian Solar's First Solar Power Project of 68 MWp in Mexico Started Commercial Operations

The solar plant, located in Aguascalientes, Mexico, is powered by over 200,000 Canadian Solar high-efficiency poly modules CS6U-P. The plant will generate 145 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity annually, enough to power 20,690 households and offset 72,700 tons of carbon dioxide emission each year.

14-Feb 19:40
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Collaborating to Improve Immunization Data Sharing to Ensure Healthy Communities

Each year, two to three million lives are saved globally by vaccinations, according to the World Health Organization. As the current measles outbreak in Washington state highlights, with 35 confirmed cases in a single county, insufficient immunization can have dangerous consequences. Gathering and sharing accurate information on who has or has not been immunized and where the vaccine stockpiles may be located are important components of the public health strategy to overcome disease.

14-Feb 19:29
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HubSpot Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

HubSpot, Inc. (NYSE: HUBS) today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of its shares of common stock for gross proceeds of approximately $300 million, before underwriting discounts and other estimated offering expenses. In addition, HubSpot has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase approximately $45 million of additional shares of common stock. All of the shares in the offering are to be sold by HubSpot.

14-Feb 18:36
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IGs at Treasury, FHFA Should Investigate Potential Insider Trading in Fannie and Freddie Stock

Mnuchin, Otting Ties to Hedge Funds Raise Questions About Who Would Profit From Privatization of Giant Mortgage Companies.

14-Feb 18:31
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eBay Evolves Regional Markets Organization

Lee has been with eBay since 2002, and has played an instrumental role in eBay’s growth and success over the years, having led EMEA since 2017 and APAC prior to that. He has driven a relentless focus on the customer, guided growth in both regions, established eBay as a world leader in cross-border trade and established market leading positions in key countries like Korea and Australia.

14-Feb 18:17
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Guidewire Launches DevConnect Developer Integration Environment

Guidewire DevConnect builds on existing Marketplace and provides P&C insurers ‘plug and play’ Add-ons to leading industry solutions.

14-Feb 18:14
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Twenty-Six Comfort Keepers Locations Across the U.S. Earn 2019 Best of Home Care Awards

IRVINE, Ca., Feb. 14, 2019 – More than two dozen Comfort Keepers® offices from across the United States have won 2019 Best of Home Care® awards, which recognizes home care agencies as leaders within the industry, excellent providers of care, and employer of choice among caregivers.

14-Feb 18:04
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A scientist at the University of Helsinki developed a new method for determining the transition temperature for phospholipids

Susanne Wiedmer’s research group tested a new method that will be able to determine phase transition temperatures. The method is based on an optical sensing technology.

14-Feb 17:47
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Inari Broadens Research Footprint With Expansion to Belgian Life Sciences Hub

Inari, a company revolutionizing plant breeding by tapping into natural genetic diversity, today expands its research footprint to Europe, with the opening of a laboratory in Ghent, Belgium. The launch represents the company’s first expansion outside of the United States and provides Inari access to advanced resources and talent in one of the world’s premier hubs for plant research.

14-Feb 17:42
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National Resources Statement outlines a blueprint for success

The oil and gas industry welcomed the release of the National Resources Statement, the first since February 1998.  The vital contribution the resources sector makes to Australia, particularly in the regional areas that host development, is highlighted in the Statement.

14-Feb 17:36
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Vandenberg AFB civilians save the Air Force $1 billion

Three 30th Contracting Squadron civilians survey items in a warehouse used for storing government furnished property Feb.

14-Feb 17:36
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Telit Partners with Boatrax to Create a First-of-its-kind Smart IoT Boat Monitoring Solution

Boatrax is making life better for boat owners and enabling real-time monitoring at the 2019 Miami International Boat Show.

14-Feb 17:15
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The World Federation of Exchanges agrees 2019 priorities

London, Thursday 14 February 2019 – The World Federation of Exchanges (“WFE”), the global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, has agreed its 2019 business priorities will focus on the following areas: regulatory coherence or market fragmentation; technology-related policy work on topics including initial coin offerings (ICOs), crypto assets and cyber resilience; environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in market structure; clarifying the nature of market data; and CCP-related capital matters.

14-Feb 17:12
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The Industrial Internet Consortium and Wi-SUN Alliance Announce Liaison

Needham, MA and San Ramon, CA – February 14, 2019 – The Industrial Internet Consortium7® (IIC™), now incorporating OpenFog®, and the Wi-SUN Alliance, a global member-based association driving the proliferation of interoperable wireless solutions for use in smart cities, smart utilities and other Internet of Things (IoT) applications, announced they have agreed to work together to advance their shared interests.

14-Feb 17:07
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Oregon families in poverty more likely to work than not

The majority of Oregon families living in poverty have at least one working parent, and often that parent works full time. That is according to a new report by the Oregon Center for Public Policy.

14-Feb 15:49
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Workday Ranks #4 on Fortunes List of 100 Best Companies to Work For

This list is in partnership with Great Place to Work and it recognizes U.S. companies with exceptional workplace cultures. Appearing on this list for the fifth consecutive year, Workday currently has more than 10,200 employees who have helped the company achieve a customer satisfaction rating of 98 percent.

14-Feb 11:05
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GTCR Completes Acquisitions of Ultimus and Gemini

CINCINNATI, OH and HAUPPAUGE, NY Combination creates largest independent institutional strength fund administrator.

14-Feb 11:00
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All-in-One Inbound Marketing Software for Your Entire Team

Publish relevant, engaging, conversion-optimized content with tools that speed up creation, keep formatting consistent, and make it easy to optimize for search.

14-Feb 10:45
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Satellite images reveal interconnected plumbing system that caused Bali volcano to erupt

View of Mount Agung on November 10, 2017 from the Rendang Volcano Observatory, operated by CVGHM Photo by Jake Lowenstern, US Geological Survey.

14-Feb 10:29
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