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Elton John, Prince Harry launch bid to 'smash' AIDS stigma   The 22nd International AIDS Conference is taking place in Amsterdam from July 23 to 27. Thousands of delegates, researchers, campaigners, activists and people living with...

‘World’s oldest person’ dies in Japan at 117

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'World's oldest person' dies in Japan at 117   117-year-old Nabi Tajima had been in hospital since becoming very weak in January. Nabi Tajima became the oldest woman in Japan in September 2015. (Youtube) A 117-year-old Japanese woman,...

Learning from Hurricane Harvey

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Learning from Hurricane Harvey Joseph E. Stiglitz   Government investment and strong regulation are needed to protect people, the environment, and infrastructure — regardless of the prevailing political culture. Hurricane Harvey has left in its wake upended lives...

How to Pick The Best Studio Headphones So You Can Rock Out!

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How to Pick The Best Studio Headphones So You Can Rock Out! by Dale Harris   Nothing brings you closer to your favorite tunes than a quality set of headphones. But, if you’re looking to make your own...

‘Humanitarian catastrophe’ unfolding as Myanmar takes over aid efforts in Rakhine state

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'Humanitarian catastrophe' unfolding as Myanmar takes over aid efforts in Rakhine state Emanuel Stoakes   Officials fear aid blockade could become permanent in region where Rohingya Muslims have reportedly been massacred by soldiers. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rae8JSHB_A4?enablejsapi=1&rel=0&showinfo=0&origin=https://www.theguardian.com] Smoke billows from...

Wall Street predicts tech giants will only getting bigger in next 12 months

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Wall Street predicts tech giants will only getting bigger in next 12 months   Amazon, Microsoft, Intel and Alphabet, the parent company of Google, add nearly $140 billion to their massive combined market value with Friday's...

Trump sets NATO allies’ military spending target at four percent

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Trump sets NATO allies' military spending target at four percent   NATO members agreed in 2014 to spend at least two percent of their GDP on defence by 2024. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said, "We should...

E=mc2 is Wrong – Einstein’s Special Relativity Fundamentally Flawed

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E=mc2 is Wrong - Einstein's Special Relativity Fundamentally Flawed   By: Michael Strauss Is Albert Einstein's Special Relativity incompatible with the very equations upon which science's greatest theory is built? New observations made by many scientists and...

Basware links procurement to a digital-first mentality

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Basware links procurement to a digital-first mentality Author: Vesa Tykkyläinen, CEO, Basware   Procurement organisations are not merely a support function. CPOs must be aligned to customer needs. Data is changing the face of business. There may be...

Syrian journalist wins prestigious UK award for Aleppo hospital film

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Syrian journalist wins prestigious UK award for Aleppo hospital film   Journalist Waad Al Kateab won the prestigious Rory Peck award for her harrowing footage shot from inside a hospital in what was once Syria's most...

Powerful Hurricane Irma hits Caribbean

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Powerful Hurricane Irma hits Caribbean   The dangerous Category 5 storm is wielding the most powerful winds ever recorded for a storm in the Atlantic Ocean. US President Donald Trump declared emergencies in Florida, Puerto Rico...

London police investigating terrorist incident on subway train, multiple riders injured

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London police investigating terrorist incident on subway train, multiple riders injured   London Metropolitan Police are investigating a terror incident after what an eyewitness called a "minor explosion" took place on a subway train at the...

Brazil: Armed Forces Set Wide Leeway on Lethal Force

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Brazil: Armed Forces Set Wide Leeway on Lethal Force   Rules for Rio Deployment Allow Unjustifiable Killings. The members of the Brazilian Armed Forces deployed in public security operations in Rio de Janeiro operate under rules that...

“Ham Bread”, Traditional Venezuelan Christmas Bread

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"Ham Bread", Traditional Venezuelan Christmas Bread   Leer en Español   Title: Pan de Jamón - User: Maximiliano Pérez - YouTube https://youtu.be/kT5TvW22t_k The subtitles are at the bottom right of the Youtube screen and you can select the language, in...

Julen Lopetegui to join Real Madrid as head coach after World Cup

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Julen Lopetegui to join Real Madrid as head coach after World Cup   • Spain coach signs three-year contract at the Bernabéu • Lopetegui’s side face Portugal in World Cup on Friday Julen Lopetegui speaks to...

Colombia’s Santos, ELN rebels to restart talks

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Colombia's Santos, ELN rebels to restart talks   The talks were suspended by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in January after a series of bombings by the National Liberation Army. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos speaks during...

How Christopher Columbus’s son built ‘the world’s first search engine’

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How Christopher Columbus's son built 'the world's first search engine' Alison Flood   In the 16th century, Hernando Colón amassed a library of unprecedented size and range. The author of a new biography tells its startlingly modern...

Venezuela: The Feast of the Divine Shepherdess

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Venezuela: The Feast of the Divine Shepherdess   Written by Laura Vidal   Every January 14, the Catholic culture of Spanish origins in Venezuela celebrates the feast of the Divina Pastora (Divine Shepherdess), one of the names by...

EU fines Facebook €110 million over WhatsApp deal

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EU fines Facebook €110 million over WhatsApp deal   The European Commission levied the $123M fine because Facebook had said it could not automatically match user accounts on its namesake platform and WhatsApp, but two years...

Google launches Tez to target India’s mobile payment industry

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Google launches Tez to target India’s mobile payment industry By Barclay Ballard   Tez, meaning ‘fast’ in Hindi, will need to become an industry leader in the digital payments space if India’s demonetisation policy is to be...

Catalonia ex-officials surrender to Belgian police

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Catalonia ex-officials surrender to Belgian police Carles Puigdemont fled to Belgium with four former regional ministers after Spain rejected Catalonia's independence referendum and imposed direct rule Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont and four former advisers have...

Israel’s relentless war on EU humanitarian aid to Palestine

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Israel's relentless war on EU humanitarian aid to Palestine Ylenia Gostoli   Women from the Palestinian village of Jubbet adh Dhib are fighting for basic amenities like electricity. Their struggle is part of a bigger tug-of-war, between...

Report says half of Africa facing “serious levels of hunger”

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Report says half of Africa facing "serious levels of hunger"   Only three of Africa's 54 countries - Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco - are considered to have low levels of hunger, according to a Global Hunger...

Textron’s luxury aircraft allow you to stay in the game even when in transit

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Textron’s luxury aircraft allow you to stay in the game even when in transit Author: Tom Perry, Vice President of Sales for Europe, Textron Aviation   Investing in business aircraft provides more than just prestige. The freedom...

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