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More than 5 million women are affected by endometriosis in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  This illness is one of the most common health problems for women, and yet many women are not aware that they suffer from it.  This Endometriosis Awareness Month, TRICARE beneficiaries can learn more about the disease and take steps to find out if they are one of the millions of women living with this illness.

What are human rights

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National service dominates life in Eritrea entirely,” Ms. Keetharuth said at the end of an official visit to Germany and Switzerland from 17 to 28 March 2014 during which she collected first-hand information from Eritrean refugees and migrants on the human rights situation in Eritrea.

Reclamation Partners with USAID to Highlight Innovation in Desalination Science

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WASHINGTON - The Bureau of Reclamation is partnering with the U.S. Agency for International Development to launch the Desal Prize – a worldwide effort to identify and promote innovation in brackish groundwater desalination.

Broadband for Sustainable Development

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In the framework of UNCDF’s partnership with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Mr. Nicola Crosta, UNCDF’s Head of Policy, intervened at the side-event of the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-14) devoted to “Broadband for Sustainable Development". Mr. Crosta stressed the challenges related to financing connectivity and the importance to identify and scale-up innovative financing mechanisms allowing to utilize public resources to crowd in private capital and mitigate the risks of private investment, especially in rural and remote areas.

IBM Executive Added to Red Hat Summit Keynote Lineup

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RALEIGH, N.C. – MARCH 31, 2014 – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Deepak Advani, general manager of Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure at IBM, will be this year's premier sponsor keynote speaker at Red Hat Summit 2014.

EEOC Announces 2014 Federal Training Courses

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The EEOC enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination in the public and private sectors.  Further information is available on EEOC's website at

IRS2Go 4.0 Smartphone App Downloads Surpass 2.3 Million

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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that more than 2.3 million users have downloaded or updated IRS’s smartphone application IRS2Go 4.0 so far this year.

Frederick Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Three Armed Stored Robberies

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Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced Steven Ray Williams, age 43, of Frederick, Maryland, today to 15 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for three armed robberies and for brandishing a gun during a crime of violence.

EU must ban transfers of asylum seekers to Bulgaria until country “sets affairs in order”

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European countries must not transfer any asylum seekers to Bulgaria until the country truly improves its appalling reception conditions and addresses its deeply flawed asylum procedures, said Amnesty International.

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Treasury's Office of Financial Research (OFR) Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Improve Data Quality

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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Acting Chairman Mark Wetjen and Office of Financial Research Director Richard Berner today announced a Memorandum of Understanding on the terms and conditions for the CFTC and OFR to begin a joint project to enhance the quality, types and formats of data collected from registered swap data repositories.

Treasury Department Announces Auctions for Preferred Stock and Subordinated Debt Positions of Four Financial Institutions

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The offerings are expected to price through a modified Dutch auction.  The auctions will commence at 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on March 31, 2014, and will close at 6:00 p.m., New York City time, on April 3, 2014 (the “submission deadline”).  During the auction period, potential bidders for the CPP Securities will be able to place bids on the offered CPP Securities (in increments of whole shares or per $1,000 aggregate principal amount, as applicable) at any price per share or per $1,000 aggregate principal amount, as applicable, and in increments of $0.01 at or above the minimum prices set forth in the applicable bidder letter agreement provided to the potential bidders.  Investors may bid on individual or multiple CPP Securities.

Deloitte CFO Signals™ Survey: Usual First Quarter Bounce Fails to Materialize as Forecasts Soften

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New York, March 31, 2014 – According to Deloitte’s first quarter (Q1) CFO Signals™ survey, chief financial officers (CFOs) are less optimistic regarding the growth prospects of their organizations in 2014 than they have been at the start of each of the previous three years. Moreover, year-over-year earnings projections by CFOs hit an all-time survey low of 7.9* percent, compared to 12.1* percent one year ago. Despite their tentativeness, however, most CFOs continue to indicate a bias toward growth over reducing costs and are still focused on pursuing opportunities rather than limiting risk.

Tulsa-area man pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

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TULSA, Okla. — A Tulsa-area man pleaded guilty Monday to possessing child pornography in federal court, announced U.S. Attorney Danny C. Williams Sr., Northern District of Oklahoma.

Renesas Electronics Announces Completion of Transactions to Transfer its Subsidiaries' Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility and Equipment, etc.

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TOKYO, Japan, March 31, 2014 — As announced in the press release, “Renesas Electronics and Sony Sign Definitive Agreement to Transfer Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility and Equipment, etc.” dated January 29, 2014, Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723, “Renesas”), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has completed the transactions to transfer the subsidiaries' semiconductor manufacturing facility and related equipment at the Tsuruoka Factory (12-inch front-end wafer fabrication line of the semiconductor production facility) of Renesas Yamagata Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Oracle Improves Database Performance with Latest Development Milestone Release for MySQL 5.7

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News SummaryContinuing to lead MySQL innovation, Oracle announced the immediate availability of a new Development Milestone Release for MySQL 5.7. To meet the demands of today’s web, cloud, and embedded applications, the new release extends the performance, scalability and reliability of MySQL, the world’s most popular open source database, while also enhancing management capabilities. In addition, Oracle announced the availability of several other MySQL product releases and early access features.

Multimedios Redes Chooses Cisco DOCSIS Solution for Its Network

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MEXICO CITY,  31 March 2014. - Cisco announced today that MULTIMEDIOS REDES, a leading Mexican company offering triple play services ‑ telephony, Internet and video ‑ in the northern states of Nuevo Leon, Coahuila and Tamaulipas, has chosen the Cisco® DOCSISâ 3.0 solution.

CFTC, OFR Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Improve Data Quality

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Washington, DC — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Acting Chairman Mark Wetjen and Office of Financial Research Director Richard Berner today announced a Memorandum of Understanding on the terms and conditions for the CFTC and OFR to begin a joint project to enhance the quality, types and formats of data collected from registered swap data repositories.

Financial services customers call for a human touch in the digital age

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British people are fundamentally changing the way they deal with their banks, building societies and insurers, according to a new study by BT and Avaya.

Safer, Cleaner Transport Crucial for Improving Global Health, Report Shows

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LONDON, MARCH 31, 2014 - Safer and cleaner road transport is critical for achieving health and development goals around the world, according to a new report that --for the first time--assesses the global health loss from the combined impact of road injuries and pollution that can be attributed to motorized transport.

D-Link Now Shipping Award Winning Wi-Fi Baby Monitor

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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – March 31, 2014 – D-Link’s award-winning baby monitoring solution, the D-Link® Wi-Fi Baby Camera (DCS-825L) is now shipping. Staying connected is a priority for new parents and the Wi-Fi Baby camera provides a quick and convenient way to monitor your baby using your smartphone or tablet device. The DCS-825L Baby Camera features HD video, integrated motion and sound detection, temperature sensing, instant push alerts, night-vision technology, integrated lullabies, and video recording.

AVG Announces the Availability of AVG Zen™

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AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO – 31 March, 2014 – AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), The Online Security Company™ for 177 million active users, today announced the availability of AVG Zen™ in Canada, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. AVG Zen is a new application for Windows® PCs and Android™ smartphones and tablets that significantly simplifies the way in which users can control their protection, performance and privacy settings. With its ease of discovery and deployment across consumers’ connected devices, AVG Zen helps people make quick and informed decisions from one place, making it simple to keep their devices and data protected in a hyper-connected world.

Regulatory update: Votrient® (pazopanib) as maintenance therapy for advanced ovarian cancer in the EU

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GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that it has withdrawn its application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) for a variation to the Marketing Authorisation for Votrient® (pazopanib). This application, made in August 2013, was related to the additional indication for the maintenance treatment of women with FIGO stage II-IV epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who had not progressed after receiving first-line chemotherapy.

PCAOB Enters Into Cooperative Agreement with Swedish Audit Regulator

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The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board today announced that it has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Supervisory Board of Public Accountants (RN) of Sweden relating to the oversight of audit firms subject to the regulatory jurisdictions of both regulators.

Guinea: Mobilisation against an unprecedented Ebola epidemic

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Kjell Gunnar Beraas/MSFMSF now has around 60 international staff on the ground in Guinea to respond to the Ebola epidemic.

Central African Republic: "Carnot has not been calm since then"

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Remi Djian/MSFNearly 1,000 people, mostly Muslim, were trapped in Carnot, surrounded and threatened by the self-defense militias known as anti-Balakas.

NIH celebrates grand opening of John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center

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The National Institutes of Health will host a scientific symposium and a dedication ceremony March 31- April 1, 2014, to celebrate the completion of the John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center. This state of the art facility brings together neuroscientists from 10 institutes and centers across the NIH in an effort to spur new advances in our understanding of the nervous system in health and disease.

TVA Builds Pedestrian Bridge Over Embayment at Kingston

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KINGSTON, Tenn. – The Tennessee Valley Authority will be building a pedestrian bridge over the East Embayment as part of TVA’s commitment to restore the Swan Pond area near the Kingston Fossil Plant to as good as or better than it was before the 2008 ash spill.

United States Mint Launches 22nd Coin in America the Beautiful Quarters® Program

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Latest quarter honors Shenandoah National Park in Va.

Kering and IUCN Boa & Python Specialist Group announce first report on captive breeding

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The first report under the ‘Python Conservation Partnership’, a collaboration between Kering, the International Trade Centre (ITC) and the Boa and Python Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, has been presented today.

IT Industry Executive David P. Smith Honored with CompTIA Lifetime Achievement Award

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San Diego, March 31, 2014 – A veteran information technology (IT) industry executive who’s worked for decades to strengthen CompTIA and its services community, and to create career opportunities for more people, is the recipient of the 2014 CompTIA Lifetime Achievement Award, the non-profit association for the IT industry announced today.


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HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC; today released a Solicitation For Projects (SFP):  Water Sources For Consumptive Use Mitigation Within The Susquehanna River Basin.  The SFP and associated documents can be accessed at

Pakistan: Musharraf treason trial a ‘milestone’

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The indictment of General Pervez Musharraf on charges of treason marks a milestone for Pakistan’s judiciary, which must ensure his trial fully complies with international standards, the ICJ said in a briefing paper released today.

oVirt 3.4 Enhances Developer Experience with Upgraded Management and Hardware Add-Ons

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RALEIGH, N.C. – March 19, 2014 - The oVirt project, the open-source, openly governed KVM virtualization management project, today announced the general availability of oVirt 3.4, a community-driven open virtual datacenter management platform. This latest community release includes several new features, including hosted engine; improved storage and scheduling; and a preview of hot-plug CPU and PPC64 support features.

IAEA Director General Amano Meets H.E. Mr. Shimon Peres, President of Israel

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IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano met with President Shimon Peres of Israel on 31 March 2014, during the President's State Visit to Austria.

HIV-infected men at increased risk for heart disease, large study finds

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The buildup of soft plaque in arteries that nourish the heart is more common and extensive in HIV-infected men than HIV-uninfected men, independent of established cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to a new study by National Institutes of Health grantees. The findings suggest that HIV-infected men are at greater risk for a heart attack than their HIV-uninfected peers, the researchers write in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Lanier Australia integrates with Ricoh Australia

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Tokyo, March 31, 2014—Ricoh today announced that Lanier Australia will be integrating with Ricoh Australia to unite their managed services and product offerings under the Ricoh brand. Lanier was acquired by Ricoh Group in 2001 as part of a global acquisition and the announcement today is a key milestone in the Ricoh Group/Lanier global integration program.

Infosys annual report 2014 available online for ADS holders

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Bangalore, India - May 15, 2014: Infosys Limited (NYSE: INFY) today announced that as in the previous years, it will furnish its annual reports to its ADS holders on its website in lieu of physical distribution.

Heads Of WFP And UNHCR Visit S Sudan And Ethiopia Amid Alarming Spread Of Hunger And Displacement

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JUBA, 31 March 2014 – Alarmed at the impact of ongoing violence in South Sudan, the heads of the World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Refugee agency (UNHCR) arrived here today on a joint trip to meet conflict-affected people and to review the on-going response and needs amid a spiralling humanitarian crisis.

Rome Agencies Host President Of Liberia For Event On Global Development Agenda

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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) invite journalists to attend a news conference to mark a special event organised by the Rome-based agencies in honour of Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia.


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SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 31, 2014 — NETGEAR®, Inc.