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[allAfrica] Cape Town -Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said that President Jacob Zuma's court bid to to set aside a report that probed alleged "state capture" by his friends, the Gupta family, will be…
06.19 / 22:17
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[IPS] Rome/Ouagadougou -Ignoring the plight of jobless young people in sub-Saharan Africa is a recipe for political instability and global insecurity, warned a high-level symposium of Africa's interior, environment and foreign affairs ministers in Ouagadougou, Burkina…
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[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The owner and editor-in-chief of banned weekly Mawio said yesterday that he had received threatening phone…
06.19 / 22:17
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[Daily Maverick] The Trump Administration has signalled its impatience to replace the AGOA preferential trade deal with Africa with normal two-way free trade agreements. By PETER…
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[ISS] China recently established a military base in Djibouti. Little is known about the base except that it may have capacity to house up to 10 000 troops. The military base has attracted much international attention, with little understanding of either Djibouti or China's…
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Two top House Democrats are questioning whether former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn failed to report a 2015 trip to the Middle East to security clearance…
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A man drove a van at high speed hitting Muslim worshipers outside a mosque in London on…
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The University of Virginia student, who was held for over 17 months, was medically evacuated from North Korea last…
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Landlords may have finally pushed apartment tenants to the limit of what they can afford, says John…
06.19 / 22:14
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In the current economic environment, should investors looking to beat the overall market employ a value-based strategy, favoring companies that are trading at a discount, or a growth one, looking at the names that have already been doing well? What if there’s less difference between the two than you might e…
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Kids these days believe “old age” kicks in at 59 and youth ends at 40…
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The U.S. stock market has surged since last year’s presidential election, but investors who bet on the supposed “Trump trades” are largely looking worse for wear…
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As Amazon.com Inc. dives harder into food, Blue Apron Holdings Inc. is showing little fear in seeking a higher valuation for its initial public…
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Michael Brush describes medical advances that can save lives — and make you m…
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There was talk that the Italian elections could be moved to as early as September 2016, should parliament pass an electoral law to decide the terms of the elections. However, just this week, the proposed electoral law failed to pass following intensive debate. I will now look into the motivations of the main parties in holding early elections, and analyze whether Italian elections will be probable this year. First, the ruling Democratic Party led by Renzi wants early elections in September…
06.19 / 22:14
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It is too difficult to trade the GBP at the moment. GBPUSD is currently trading around 1.2780, and headlines surrounding Theresa May's failed election campaign are dominating the media. Currently, Theresa May's Conservatives party is trying to strike up a partnership with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUC) prior to initiating Brexit negotiations with the EU slated for next week. Delays in the deal are expected due to the tragedy with Grenfell Towers in London which has understandably…
06.19 / 22:14
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After 17 months of detention in North Korea, the conditions of which are still unclear, Otto Warmbier returned to his home state of Ohio Tuesday…
06.19 / 22:14
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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — It's a lobster lover's d…
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A new Shops at Clearfork prime steakhouse from Houston is known for its $124 hot dog. But don’t let that scare you, because B&B Butchers & Steakhouse is also known … Click to Continue »…
06.19 / 22:13
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Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do … Click to Continue…
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Attorney General Peter Kilmartin announced Monday that a Providence jury found Matthew Sheridan guilty of first-degree sexual assault. State police had concluded that the assault wasn't connected to Sheridan's role as a…
06.19 / 22:13
sfgate.com
Coppola's Civil War South is all mossy woods, buttoned-up dresses and gated plantations, realized in immaculate detail. While Coppola broadens the story's female characters beyond the stereotypes shown in 1971, she leaves the soldier's motives less clear, which makes his life-altering transgression harder to understand. Despite the war raging right outside her property, Ms. Farnsworth (Nicole Kidman) has continued to run her Seminary for Young Ladies, with a single teacher, Edwina…
06.19 / 22:13
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Costco’s business model of membership fees, low prices, and high degree of vertical integration will help it defend against the e-commerce giant that’s now buying Whole Foods, but the competitive pressure will inc…
06.19 / 22:13
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Of all the dinners he’s cooked, this one scares chef Joe Kindred the most. When the influential Southern Foodways Alliance comes to Charlotte Thursday-Saturday for a summer symposium, “El Sur … Click to Continue »…
06.19 / 22:12
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Arizona Coyotes will not offer forward Shane Doan a contract for the upcoming season, leaving the longtime captain to decide whether to retire or join another t…
06.19 / 22:17
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It’s the middle of May and the Patrick family is together at home in Winnipeg, enjoying some of the little things in life like music, food and good …
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — This year’s U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame class is headlined by former Boston University coach Jack Parker and longtime NHL coach Ron Wil…
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What do Henrik Lundqvist, Duncan Keith, Jamie Benn and Nikita Kucherov have in…
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Kevin Durant will decline his player-option for next season with the Warriors, but plans to re-sign with…
06.19 / 22:17
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George reportedly let the Pacers know he plans to leave the…
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Inside the decision of elite college prospects to stay in school or enter the NBA…
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Keep up with all of the buzz from around the Association as we near Thursday's NBA …
06.19 / 22:17
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As OEMs pursue lighter vehicles to help comply with CO2 emissions legislation, ever more pressure is being placed on Tier 1 suppliers to provide lighter components. Continuing just-auto/QUBE's series of interviews, we spoke to Marcin Knapczyk, engineering manager at global braking and chassis systems specialist, BWI Group, about how far lightweighting has come and where it is set to…
06.19 / 22:15
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Google is stepping up its efforts to block "extremist and terrorism-related videos" over its platforms, using a combination of technology and human…
06.19 / 22:15
phys.org
At a launch event during my tenure on the Activision PR team, an eager young content creator walked up to me, grabbed my hand and introduced himself by his YouTube channel name and the number of subscribers he had. Amused at this rather unusual way of an introduction, I asked him what his subscribers-to-video-views ratio was. Losing his momentum, he fell quiet for a moment and then said he wasn’t sure. The subscriber count has long been the first indicator of success for YouTubers in the g…
06.19 / 22:15
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Sony's upcoming PS4 release is not the only Spider-Man game in the works. Sony Pictures has announced Spider-Man: Homecoming VR. Unlike the console game, this title is a licensed outing specifically tied to the upcoming film. Also unlike the PS4 title, this does not sound like a full game in the traditional sense. Indeed, VR owners will be all too accustomed to 'experiences' based on popular licenses. We've already seen the same treatment handed out to licenses such as Star Wars and…
06.19 / 22:15
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Topware Interactive mas made the surprise move of adding an in-game store to its seven year old RPG Top Worlds II. Available purchases include things such as Skill Books, which allow buyers to acquire special abilities, as well as Material Packs, Colour Packs and combat items. Players can also spend real cash to acquire in-game currency. Responding on Steam, one of the game's developers has argued that these features were already available in the Xbox version, so “why not” add them to PC? W…
06.19 / 22:15
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The world of Grand Theft Auto Online has been made considerably cleaner as publisher Take-Two continues its crusade to clamp down on modding tools. Hot on the heels of its cease and desist to the makers of the popular Open IV modding tool, the publisher has now forced the takedown of online cheating software Force Hax. The mod's website currently reads: “After discussions with Take-Two Interactive, effective immediately we are ceasing all maintenance, development and distribution of the F…
06.19 / 22:15
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The battle for the streaming market has been raging for years now. According to recent data from Streamlabs, Twitch is still by far the most dominant platform in terms of monthly active streamers, but the competition has never been fiercer. YouTube Live, for instance, has shown more growth than its established rival over the last six months despite having only a fraction of its active users. Likewise, after the recent merger of Hitbox and Azubu, Smashcast has a ready-made monthly active…
06.19 / 22:15
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E3 2017 was rife with amazing surprises and other developments that our team worked tirelessly to cover, 'round the clock, for the entirety of the show. But which announcements truly took the cake? Which were the best of the best? Best Visual Art Style: Ori and the Will of the Wisps No one was expecting a follow-up to the excellent Ori and the Blind Forest, but we're getting a sequel, and this one looks even better than the previous game. Best Under-the-Radar Announcement: Metroid:…
06.19 / 22:15
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We have become so accustomed to the refined polish of the high-tech Transformers franchise, I think it would be delightfully homegrown to see the movie stripped down to the acting essence of a young performer yelling at a building because she imagines that it's a skyscraper-sized…
06.19 / 22:16
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It was recently announced that the upcoming Bumblebee-centric Transformers spinoff would take the action back to the 1980s, and we now know why that decision was…
06.19 / 22:16
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The film will debut next November The post James McAvoy Prepares for X-Men: Dark Phoenix, First Set Photo Debuts appeared first on…
06.19 / 22:16
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“Wheel of Fortune” is putting a positive spin on things, after being accused of depicting slaves in an image from its “Southern Charm” week. After being called out on social media, the popular game show has decided to replace the background image in future airings. “Wheel of Fortune” executive producer Harry Friedman also said that the show regrets having used the image in the first place. Also Read: 'Walking Dead' Shirt Pulled From Stores After Racism…
06.19 / 22:16
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Director Ava DuVernay and musician Stevie Wonder have been added to the lineup for Creative Artists Agency’s Amplify event for multicultural artists and leaders from entertainment, sports, media, corporate brand marketing, and technology, the agency announced Monday. The invitation-only event, kicking off Tuesday in Laguna Beach, California, aims to explore how to accelerate the growth, value, and visibility of diversity in business. Also Read: 15 Hollywood Stars Up for Grabs in…
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Amazon Studios is adapting Jay McInerney’s “Brightness Falls” book trilogy into a television series, a source close to the streaming service has confirmed. The trilogy follows a couple — Corrine and Russell Calloway — over the course of 30 years. Each novel is set against the backdrop of a major historical event. The first one, “Brightness Falls” sees the two meeting in college and getting caught up in the buyout frenzy of the ’80s. The …
06.19 / 22:16
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Bloomberg’s editor-in-chief personally killed a feature about the growth of rival Fox Business Network, confusing staffers in the process, TheWrap has learned. According to sources close to the situation, Bloomberg’s media reporting team contacted Fox Business Network on Feb. 7 about a story on the sister station of Fox News. Bloomberg reporter Anousha Sakoui’s story was in the works for four months, examining the origins of FBN and why the network’s broad approach…
06.19 / 22:16
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Daniel Bryan wants you to know that he had nothing to do with the finish of Sunday’s first-ever women’s “Money in the Bank” Ladder Match — so the perturbed WWE Universe can stop tweeting him now. After all, the father of an almost five-week-old daughter and husband of fellow pro-wrestler Brie Bella was still out on paternity leave last night. Plus, according to the former WWE Champion and current “SmackDown Live” general manager, Bryan has…
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WDFW has blamed calf's death on the Sherman Pack, rather than the Profanity Peak…
06.19 / 22:14
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An attorney for farmer John Duarte says he has been in talks with senior U.S. Justice Department officials about resolving a case in which the government claims Duarte deep-ripped wetlands to plant wheat and is seeking $2.8 million in…
06.19 / 22:14
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This summer, New Mexico-based aerospace company will be testing the aerospike engine, a concept which almost became part of the Space Shuttle The post The Aerospike Engine Was Considered for the Shuttle, But Never Flew. That’s About to Change appeared first on Universe…
06.19 / 22:14
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Can the continental United States make a rapid, reliable and low-cost transition to an energy system that relies almost exclusively on wind, solar and hydroelectric power? While there is growing excitement for this vision, a new study describes a more complicated reality. Researchers argue that achieving net-zero carbon emissions requires the incorporation of a much broader suite of energy sources and…
06.19 / 22:13
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Materials scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have identified the trilayer nickelate compound Pr4Ni3O8 as a promising candidate material for high-temperature superconductivity. The findings are published in the journal Nature Physics. “It’s poised for superconductivity in a way not found in other nickel oxides. We’re very hopeful that all we have [...]…
06.19 / 22:13
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According to a team of astronomers from Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley, low-mass stars are always born with a companion, but many, like the Sun, split up. Many stars have companions, including the triple star system of Alpha Centauri, just 4.3 light-years away. Scientists have long sought an explanation. Are binary and…
06.19 / 22:13
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An international team of researchers led by University of Exeter archaeologists has discovered the ruins of an ancient city — once thought to be the ‘home of giants’ — in eastern Ethiopia. The discovery reveals new information about the origins of international trade and Islam in Ethiopia between the 10th and early 15th centuries CE. [..…
06.19 / 22:13
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The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a picture of the galaxy LEDA 16643, which is found in the constellation Lepus. LEDA 16643 is a spiral galaxy — albeit with a somewhat irregular and ill-defined structure. Also known as ESO 486-21 and IRAS F05013-2529, this galaxy is located in the constellation Lepus, 37.2 million light-years…
06.19 / 22:13
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Need help around your home and property? I am taking a sabbatical from work in Toronto for the summer and am living in the Almonte area. I am offering my services in carpentry, landscaping, interior/exterior painting, yard clean-up and other odd jobs. I am a mature, reliable, physically capable 30 yr old I have tools/ experience/ vehicle . Charging $20/hr. Call Nick Swain 647 938 4213 or 613 256 6522 email: nickswain86@gmail.com Continue reading Handyman available in Almonte area at The…
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For the sixth year in a row, the JazzNhouse concert series will be giving Mississippi Mills audiences an earful – of great, live jazz, that is! Our 2017-18 season highlights some of Canada’s best jazz talent from Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa…and Europe! The focus for the coming series is on a variety of instruments and how their particular tonal qualities affect the pieces being presented.  To accomplish this we have invited performers who extol the virtue of musical mastery. Continue reading …
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Corner TV Stand for TVs Up To 42″ Three tempered glass shelves for TV and A/V equipment Designed to fit in room corner but can be used against a wall Wire management keeps cables out of the way Heavy, durable and strong metal construction Contemporary black metal with dark smoked glass shelves Overall footprint dimensions: length 44″ x width 28″ x height 23″ Top shelf 44″ length x 20″ wide; middle shelf 39″ x 17″; bottom shelf…
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Strawberry Social & Bake Sale Hosted by Fairview Manor Auxiliary Tuesday June 20th, 2017 Almonte Civitan Hall 2-4 pm Admission Fee: $ 6.00 For tickets contact an Auxiliary Member or Sheila Lefebvre at Fairview Manor 613-256-3113 x 2908 Continue reading Strawberry social and bake sale tomorrow at Civitan at The…
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Onychophagia is nail biting. The last Islamic  kingdom in Western Europe was the Nasridic dynasty of Granada, Spain, which lasted from 1238 to 1492. The chemical element named for the country in which it was discovered is Francium. The leader of a marching band is the drum major. A common name for a scup is the fish called porgy. Continue reading Answers to Diana’s Quiz — June 17 2017 at The Mill…
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After nearly two years of litigation, U.S. District Judge Henry Wingate ordered the State of Mississippi to release a 2015 report on its system of mental-health care for children, referred to as the TAC report. The report was a part of the State's commitment to work on its system of mental health care for children here after the U.S. Department of Justice began investigating it in 2011. Parallel to that investigation, the Southern Poverty Law Center had sued Mississippi for its…
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — As tuition grows more expensive at Mississippi's universities and community colleges, more students are seeking aid to help them pay. But the state's financial aid programs have problems of their own. And while aid might be revamped, competing interests might preserve the status quo. Mississippi has three major undergraduate grant programs: the Mississippi Resident Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG), the Eminent Scholars Grant, and the Higher Education Legislative Plan f…
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared to confirm he was with a tweet about being the target of a "witch hunt." Appearing on a series of morning news programs, attorney Jay Sekulow repeatedly stressed Sunday that "the president has not been and is not under investigation." He said a Friday tweet from Trump was specifically directed at a story in The Washington Post about the expanding …
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