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Nigeria: ICRC condemns midwifes murder, appeals to abductors to spare two other healthcare workers

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Geneva/Abuja (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross condemns in the strongest terms the tragic killing of its abducted colleague Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa.

TEA accepting applications for Grow Your Own: Teachers grants

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AUSTIN – Commissioner of Education Mike Morath today announced that applications for the 2019–2021 Grow Your Own: Teachers, Cycle 2 grant program are now being accepted.

Ellie Mae's True Digital Mortgage Reduces Application Close Time by Three Days

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Encompass Consumer Connect Momentum Highlights Homebuyer Engagement, Lead Management & Digital Mortgage Efficiencies.

UNM Bookstore hosts Kari Bovee book-signing

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The UNM Bookstore hosts a book-signing for Kari Bovée to sign copies of her book, Girl with a Gun: An Annie Oakley Mystery on Friday, Sept.

Renewables single-handedly pushing down prices in NEM

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The Australia Institute’s Climate and Energy Program has released the latest National Energy Emissions Audit electricity update (The Audit*) for September 2018.

The UK's leading mental health experts unite to solve treatment challenges

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The country's top mental health researchers and clinicians are joining forces to solve some of the greatest mental health challenges facing the UK public.

Jennifer Rabb named director of Baker Institutes McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth

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Jennifer Rabb named director of Baker Institute’s McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth.

CRISPR screen identifies gene that helps cells resist West Nile, Zika viruses

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DALLAS – Sept. 17, 2018 – UT Southwestern researchers today report the first use of CRISPR genome-wide screening to identify a gene that helps cells resist flavivirus infection. That nasty class of pathogens includes West Nile virus, dengue fever, Zika virus, and yellow fever.

President Stokes delivers State of the University Address

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University of New Mexico President Garnett S. Stokes today delivered her first State of the University address on the date that marks her 200th day in office.

Tiny fossils reveal how shrinking was essential for successful evolution

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Life reconstruction of the mammaliaform Morganucodon found in Jurassic sediments of Wales and China. Morganucodon was one of the smallest fossil mammal ancestors with a size of 4-6cm A new study published today in Nature shows that getting smaller was a key factor contributing to the exceptional evolution of mammals over the last 200 million years.

JinkoSolar Ranked as Top Solar Brand Used in Debt-Financed Projects and Most Bankable PV Manufacturer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance for the Second Consecutive Year

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Survey respondents included banks, technical consultants, EPCs, and independent power producers (IPPs) from all around the world. Considering product quality, long term reliability, field deployment performance, and the manufacturer's financial strength, 100% of survey respondents considered JinkoSolar as bankable.

Baker Institute experts: Satellite data must crack Great Wall of secrecy around Chinas internal oil flows

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Baker Institute experts: Satellite data must crack ‘Great Wall of secrecy’ around China’s internal oil flows.

NEA president calls for open hearing into Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations

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Christine Blasey Ford, a highly-respected California psychology professor, publicly shared her story of being physically and sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Former Chevron Energia de Mexico head joins Center for Energy Studies

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HOUSTON – (Sept. 17, 2018) — Benigna Cortés Leiss, former general director of Chevron Energía de México, has been named a nonresident fellow in Latin American energy at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy’s Center for Energy Studies, the institute announced today.

Cubic to Showcase Innovative Transport Solutions at ITS World Congress in Copenhagen

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Cubic Corporation designs, integrates and operates systems, products and services focused in the transportation, defense training and secure communications markets.

Does Scott Walker Still Believe Accused Perpetrator of Sexual Assault Brett Kavanaugh Fits Criteria He Looks For In Judicial Candidates?

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MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker was quick to publicly praise Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, saying the day of his nomination, “… he fits the criteria I look for in judicial candidates.

Microsoft announces creation of 200 new jobs at its Dublin campus

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Expansion of engineering team by 100 people to help drive innovation and accelerated adoption of AI and machine learning for customers globally   Additional roles available in EMEA Digital Sales, Data Centre, the Sales subsidiary, graduate and intern programme   Dublin, 17th September – Microsoft today announced that it is increasing its presence in Ireland through the creation of 200 highly skilled jobs across the company’s business units at its campus at One Microsoft Place.

Mike Radossich named President of Solvays Novecare global business unit

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Mike Radossich has been named president of the Solvay Group’s Novecare global business unit. He will succeed Emmanuel Butstraen, who will leave to pursue opportunities outside of the Group.

War is Peace: TPP is now comprehensive and progressive as it goes to the House of Commons today

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Ottawa – Today, as the House of Commons resumes, the implementation of the so-called Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will be the second bill on the House of Common’s agenda.

NSF Day New Mexico held at UNM

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The University of New Mexico recently partnered with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and New Mexico's Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NM EPSCoR) to host NSF Day New Mexico – a day-long event dedicated to answering the question that looms in the minds of many researchers across the nation, “How can I write a successful proposal to the National Science Foundation to support my research?”

Santee Cooper resumes normal business operations

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MONCKS CORNER, S.C.—Santee Cooper has returned to normal operating conditions as of noon today, with the exception of those departments involved in mitigating potential flooding in Horry County.

Utilities Solutions Showcase @ CEPSI 2018

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At CEPSI 2018, TCS will showcase a plethora of solutions, which will help Utilities to Run, Transform and Reimagine themselves and create new value. 

NMSU professors novel tells heartfelt stories of Maya women, communities

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NMSU professor emeritus Christine Eber works on Flor de Margarita Pérez Pérez’ life story with her.

Dateline Rice for Sept. 17, 2018 (Weekend Edition)

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Push to execute Saudi clerics rattles kingdom’s power structure Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted in an article about Saudi Arabian authorities seeking the death penalty for three prominent clerics.

The Way of the Future: 3-D Printing

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PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- On August 24, 2018, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) faced a problem that didn’t have a quick solution: A bolt from a hangar bay door roller assembly was stressed to the point of breaking, rendering the door unable to perform its basic task of opening and closing.
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