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Facebook says it will begin manually reviewing advertisements that target certain groups and address politics, religion, ethnicity and social issues. The company has informed some advertisers about the new “human review” requirement, warning them that it might cause delays before their ads can appear on the social media platform. Facebook has had to apologize amid…
10.07 / 20:25
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Facebook says it will begin manually reviewing advertisements that target certain groups and address politics, religion, ethnicity and social issues.The company has informed some advertisers about the new "human review" requirement, warning them that it might cause delays before their ads can appear on the social media…
10.07 / 20:06
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This is not another get-rich-quick guide. Rather the discussion is on real methods of making money online. It is unfortunate that the internet is such a free resource. This has made the platform accessible to everyone including con artists. The blessing and the curse. The desire to make quick money has led to a lot…
10.07 / 19:43
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Lowe’s Companies Inc the home improvement retailer based in the U.S. said it had agreed to purchase Rona Inc based in Canada in a deal worth C$3.2 billion or US$2.28 billion. Lowe’s previous bid was rebuffed by Rona, dealers as well as politicians in Quebec. The unsolicited proposal for C$1.8 billion by Lowe’s to acquire [R…
10.07 / 19:43
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After the announcement of disappointing earnings results for the latest quarter, BP repeated a commitment it made last month to cut 4,000 jobs this year in its exploration and production unit. The unit lost $728 million in the quarter. The company also said it would trim about 3,000 workers from its marketing and refining business…
10.07 / 19:43
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A new iPhone 5se is rumored to be in the works and could find just the right spot amongst smartphone users for its size, features and price. The iPhone 5c could be Apple’s most confusing iPhone made. Released together with its sibling the iPhone 5s back in 2013, the handset that was unapologetically plastic was […
10.07 / 19:43
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Honda Motor Co posted an operating profit for the third quarter that dropped 22%, which was more than had been expected due to an increase in costs for the massive recall of vehicles worldwide due to air bag problems. The third largest Japanese automaker is the biggest clients of Takata the air bag manufacturer. Its…
10.07 / 19:43
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ZUNI PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — An entire neighborhood dating back to the mid-1900s is being remodeled. There’s a building boom going on in Zuni Pueblo in western New Mexico. Zuni Councilwoman Virginia Chavez told the Gallup Independent (http://bit.ly/1jl8YBA) that economic development was the focus when she ran for office in 2014 and pledged her support […
10.07 / 19:35
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ABU DHABI, 7th October, 2017 (WAM) – Blended education is the future and teachers have a responsibility to empower their students, said Michael B Horn, Co-founder and Distinguished Fellow at Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a US-based non-profit think tank. In his keynote speech at a session titled ‘Disrupting Class to Reinvent Education’ on Day 1 of the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum, Horn outlined the future of education in the context of…
10.07 / 19:15
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ABU DHABI, 7th October, 2017 (WAM) - Noura Bint Mohamed Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, highlighted the important roles of the teacher, technology, art and culture in ensuring a flow of creative thinking and high-quality education in a Meet the Mentor Q&A session on Day 1 of the 2017 Qudwa Global Teachers’ Forum. The session, moderated by Mohamed Khalifa Al Nuaimi, Director of the Education Office of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi, also…
10.07 / 19:15
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ABU DHABI, 7th October, 2017 (WAM) -- Technology has re-shaped education and helped change teachers' tasks and their relations with students, said H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Addressing an audience of more than 900 teachers and experts from 80 countries around the globe, Sheikh Abdullah emphasised the importance of adapting teaching methods and curricula to the demands of the 21st century. "The telecommunication…
10.07 / 19:15
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Call to rationalise quota between Haj committee and tour operators in the ratio of 70:30 for next five years Mumbai: The Haj Committee of India (HCoI) today presented a report on the new Haj policy for 2018-22 to Union Minister of Minority Affairs Muktar Abbas Naqvi that allows better facilities for pilgrims, protects their interests and brings in transparency. As per the directions of the Supreme Court regarding Haj polices for the Haj committee and private tour operators (PTOs), it was…
10.07 / 19:15
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Sat 07-10-2017 18:56 PM ABU DHABI, 7th October, 2017 (WAM) – New teaching strategies are in the hands of teachers, and it is up to them to leverage these strategies to ensure student happiness and ultimately achieve success in the classroom, said Daniel Lerner, Clinical Instructor at New York University (NYU). Speaking at an Expert Masterclass session themed ‘Positively Successful: How (and Why) to Teach a Happy Class’ on Day 1 of the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum in…
10.07 / 19:14
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ABU DHABI, 7th October, 2017 (WAM) – Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, UAE Minister of Education, today highlighted the country’s achievements in developing the education sector to world-class standards in a special address on Day 1 of the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum held at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. Jessy El Murr, Producer and TV Reporter at Sky News Arabia, introduced the session, which underlined the UAE’s efforts in empowering students and teachers, and…
10.07 / 16:40
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ABU DHABI, 7th October, 2017 (WAM) – Addressing an audience of more than 900 teachers and experts from 80 countries around the globe, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, emphasised the importance of adapting teaching methods and curriculums to the demands of the 21st century. In his keynote speech at the opening of the Qudwa 2017 Global Teachers' Forum, His Highness said: "We are living in an era where old concepts…
10.07 / 16:40
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The last cabinet reshuffle was in September 2015 when Mugabe was removing allies of his former deputy Mujuru, whom he fired in December 2014 HARARE: Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe said on Saturday he may make changes to his cabinet next week, at a time of rising tensions within his ruling party over who will eventually takeover from him. Mugabe told a meeting of the ruling Zanu-PF youth wing in Harare that it was time to review the performance of his cabinet ministers. The last…
10.07 / 16:40
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Use one’s own pen to sign legal documents and cheques, forensic official advises Sharjah: Sharjah Police have warned residents against using someone else’s pen when signing cheques as they have registered cases of the ink getting erased and fraudsters presenting the cheques to banks after entering new amounts. The pens involved are varieties of the Uniball and Frixon brands, police said. Most of the cases registered with police are regarding customers of banks falling victims…
10.07 / 16:40
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Facebook once aimed to connect the world. Now it would be happy just to reconnect part of it — and Google and others hope to join it. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledged to send a “connectivity team” to help restore communications in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico. Google parent company Alphabet […
10.07 / 16:20
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LONDON (AP) — Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper company has agreed to pay damages to a former intelligence officer whose computer was hacked by detectives working for Murdoch’s now-defunct News of the World tabloid, lawyers said Friday. Ian Hurst, who ran agents inside the IRA in Northern Ireland in the 1980s, sued Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers […
10.07 / 16:20
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The data breach at Equifax kicked over a rock on a little-known but very powerful industry. It has control over most people’s financial lives. Will Congress do more than vent o…
10.07 / 16:20
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