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Former trustee provides $30 million; gift will transform Union Club Hotel

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Purdue alumnus and former trustee Bruce White and his wife, Beth, along with the Dean and Barbara White Foundation, have announced that they will donate $30 million to Purdue University.

Workers at risk of losing income to manage caring responsibilities

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Parents and people with caring responsibilities need better support to help them to stay in work, according to research by Coram Family and Childcare and UNISON.

Heavy metal music is inclusive and governed by rules of etiquette

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Forget wild and chaotic behaviour, heavy metal music culture is inclusive and governed by etiquette and codes of conduct, according to new UCL research.

USTDA Extends Deadline for Call for Proposals

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ARLINGTON, Virginia –The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is announcing an extension of the deadline for initial proposals from project sponsors in sub-Saharan Africa or U.S. companies working with African project sponsors in the energy sector. Due to a high volume of demand, USTDA is extending the deadline for submissions from October 2, 2018 to October 9, 2018 at 5:00pm EST.

Mariscos Altata To Pay $220,000 To Settle EEOC Sexual And Age-Based Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

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PHOENIX - Phoenix restaurant Francisco Fine Foods LLC, doing business as Mariscos Altata, agreed to pay $220,000 and furnish other relief to settle an employment discrimination lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today.

CALENDRIER du 24 septembre au 30 septembre 2018

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President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit organised in the margins of the General Assembly of the United Nations, in New York, United States.

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Concentrated Photovoltaic Market CPV

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Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) Market (by Product (Reflector, Refractor)-by Application (Utility, Commercial)-by Concentration Level (High, Low)- –by Geography (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America)) – is expected to reach US$ 6.

Global Cognitive System Market Overview 2018, Demand by Regions, Share and Forecast to 2023

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Cognitive systems must be flexible enough to learn as information changes and as goals evolve. The idea that a human cognitive system can be viewed as an information-processing device.

Proposed Rule Targets Immigrants and Their Families

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September 23, 2018, Washington, DC – The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) has sharply criticized the Trump Administration proposal to penalize documented immigrants and their families for accessing services to which they are legally entitled and pay taxes to fund.

NASCAR Drivers Rappel 10 Stories for Over the Edge Benefitting Local Children

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WHAT: Media are invited to attend Charlotte’s first “Over the Edge” two-day rappelling fundraising event to support education and healthcare services for economically challenged children in the Charlotte region.

Banking Royal Commission most important for Australians: poll

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A majority of Australians believe the Royal Commission into Banks and Financial Services has uncovered more wrong doing (70%) and is most important for Australians (65%) compared to the Royal Commission into Trade Unions, according to new polling from The Australia Institute.

Song of The Swifts: Urban Intersections with the Natural World

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Touching on themes of immigration and open borders, special guest pianist (and Portland native) Kathleen Supové guides the audience on an exploration of natural phenomenon centered around the yearly Vaux’s Swift Migration at the Steel Door Gallery in NW Portland.

Victims of contaminated blood scandal welcome start of inquiry

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The long awaited public inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal is due to begin next week. The initial part of the inquiry will be held over three days from Monday 24 September 2018 at Church House, Westminster.

Chinas aid: the image boost

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China's President Xi Jinping hosts the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation on 3 September in Beijing, China (Photo: Sheng Jiapeng via Getty)

Spilt milk: protecting exports during drought

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Drought is an unavoidable hazard of farming in Australia. As the economic pressure mounts from the current drought in northern New South Wales and Queensland, there is increasing stress on farmers in the region, including in the dairy industry.

Weekend catch-up: the Koreas and the human side

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Humanitarian workers are cautiously hopeful that the agreement struck between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang will allow them better access to the North.

Multi-academy trust plans cuts after accusations of financial mismanagement

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Large cuts are expected at the TBAP multi-academy trust, which runs schools in London, Essex, Cambridgeshire and the North West, following accusations of financial mismanagement, say education unions.

Meteors On Fire Against Queensland

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The Abode Hotels ACT Meteors have recorded their first win for the 2018/19 WNCL season with a four-wicket victory over Queensland Fire at Allan Border Field on Sunday.

John Collins Ministries is changing the face of Christianity

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Pastor John Collins and John Collins Ministries is reaching across the United States to groups, churches, and communities. The epidemic of addictions to narcotics, most specifically heroin, has significant effect within communities.

M Models and Talents; The Giant of Toronto

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The Canadian based modelling industry has midwifed one too many great projects that catered for a high rising and popular clientele in the industry. M models have gained reputation as a reliable and respectable modeling and talent agencies.

Former trustee provides $30 million; gift will transform Union Club Hotel

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Purdue alumnus and former trustee Bruce White and his wife, Beth, along with the Dean and Barbara White Foundation, have announced that they will donate $30 million to Purdue University.

Novartis to file for new Lucentis (ranibizumab) indication in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a rare disease in premature infants that often leads to blindness

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In the Phase III RAINBOW study, despite marginally missing statistical significance for the primary endpoint of demonstrating superiority of Lucentis® to laser surgery, Lucentis  was shown to be an efficacious, safe and well-tolerated treatment for infants with ROP [1]   Laser surgery, the current standard of care for ROP in infants, destroys diseased retinal tissue responsible for elevated vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) whereas Lucentis is an anti-VEGF that directly targets and reduces VEGF[2]   With 80% of patients achieving treatment success with 0.

Gallant show by Sand Cranes in 8 goal thriller with Ivory Coast

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Uganda National beach soccer team Sand Cranes’ journey to  the Beach Soccer AFCON Finals in Egypt 2018  ended after a four all draw with Ivory Coast in Abidjan on Friday evening.

Governor Cooper: Rescues Continue from Flood Waters, Much of the State Still Feeling the Effects of Florence

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Governor Roy Cooper on Friday praised the efforts of first responders who rescued an entire town from rising waters overnight and warned residents of continued dangers from the storm.

Nuclear submarine infrastructure not fit for purpose, says Public Accounts Committee

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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has warned that the infrastructure supporting the Royal Navy’s nuclear submarine fleet is no longer "fit for purpose".


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NORTH NARRABEEN BEACH, SYDNEY (Saturday, 22 September 2018): North Steyne Boardriders have taken out the nudie Australian Boardriders Battle central qualifying event, overcoming eight of NSW’s most talented boardriders club from north of the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Newcastle.

Isle Royale National Park to Implement Wolf Relocation Plan this Fall

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Date: September 22, 2018 Contact: Phyllis Green, 906-487-7140 Contact: , 906-369-7146 Contact: , 402-960-0688 HOUGHTON, MICH – The National Park Service (NPS) announced Friday the beginning of implementation of the Record of Decision of the Plan to Address Wolf Presence on Isle Royale National Park that was signed in June.

KCCA FC Edge Vipers on Penalties to win FUFA Super Cup

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Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club (KCCA FC) emerged winners of the 2018 FUFA Super Cup after defeating Vipers SC in the game played on Saturday at Muteesa II stadium,Wankulukuku.

NPS Incident Management Team Hurricane Florence September 22 Update

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News Release Date: September 22, 2018 Raleigh, N.C. – The National Park Service Incident Management Team (IMT) is responding to national parks impacted by Hurricane Florence.

LCV Action Fund Endorses MJ Hegar for Congress

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She doesn’t back down from hard fights and she won’t be afraid to stand up to special interests to do what’s best for Texans.”

New analysis of Novartis Phase III brolucizumab (RTH258) data reinforces superior reduction of retinal fluid, a key marker of disease activity in nAMD

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Pre-specified analysis provides insight into maintenance treatment effectiveness with like-for-like comparison of brolucizumab versus aflibercept over entire week 36 to 48 treatment period   Retinal fluid was detected less often in patients treated with brolucizumab 6 mg versus aflibercept between weeks 36 to 48   Regulatory submissions for brolucizumab on track for December 2018.

Governor Cooper Reminds Travelers: Dont Let Your Guard Down

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Governor Roy Cooper’s message to anyone traveling in North Carolina remained consistent and straightforward Saturday morning—stay away from areas with flooded roads in southeastern North Carolina.
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