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THE HILL

Asian shares fall on China stimulus worries, weak earnings

BANGKOK — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Friday after an overnight decline on Wall Street spurred by disappointingly weak earnings reports from 3M and other industrial companies.

WASHINGTON POST

China's Xi says Belt and Road must be green, sustainable

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Belt and Road initiative must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said at the opening of a summit on his grand plan on Friday, adding that the massive infrastructure and trade plan should result in “high-quality” growth for everyone.

REUTERS

Chinese scientists insert human brain gene into monkeys

Scientists in China may have created a new kind of monkey — and with it, a big ethical dilemma. Researchers inserted a human brain gene into monkeys, in an experiment with the potential to cross the wires of human and animal intelligence.

CBS NEWS

This Is Why Canadian Universities Don't Have College Admissions Scandals

A decade ago, Janice Aurini interviewed 41 upper-middle-class parents in Canada and asked whether they had a preference for where their children earned a university degree. One woman named Grace said her kid wanted to go to medical school, but she didn’t care where because it’s not as if the patient

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Politics News

Letter : Reject chicken-in-every-pot ‎politics‏

Want to join the crowd and run for president of the United States? It's simple, just be sure to offer a chicken in every pot. One example could be Medicare-for-all. Just don't mention that Medicare is not free, or that the annual premium for Medicare has increased by 103 percent in the short time th

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2019-04-26 05:00:00

Why zombie ‎politics‏ resonate

The unhappy reality at the center of the political economy of Game of Thrones is one of particular interest in the Western world just now: that, as the proverb has it, great men seldom are good men, that the characteristics that make one an effective leader — a leader who is genuinely of use to his

HOT AIR - 2019-04-26 02:20:00

Jourgensen : Priorities , ‎politics‏ and playgrounds

I wish I lived in a country where the welfare and happiness of the thousands of men and women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, especially the ones who came home with head injuries and mental illness, was the top priority for politicians and their media allies.

DAILY ITEM - 2019-04-25 22:47:58

SB359 is cynical game of ‎politics‏

The language of SB359 is not based in medical science or fact, and implies that physicians in the state are not providing appropriate, standard or ethical medical care to infants that survive an abortion attempt. These claims are being pushed for one reason, to stigmatize reproductive health care.

ROBESONIAN - 2019-04-25 13:30:00

Idaho ‎politics‏ in review

In the Great Room of the 1912 Center, district five legislators gave summaries of their sessions and answered questions about the bills they worked on. Susan Ripley, co-president of the League of Women Voters, said the league puts this event on after every session to give district five voters a chan

UIARGONAUT.COM - 2019-04-25 05:35:49
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Business News

DGAP-CMS: Corestate Capital Holding S.A.: Release of a capital market information

DGAP Post-admission Duties announcement: Corestate Capital Holding S.A. / Share Buy Back. Corestate Capital Holding S.A.: Release of a capital market information. Dissemination of a Post-admission Duties announcement transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2019-04-26 09:29:00

Creating the hundred-year ‎business‏

Recently a business in my community celebrated 100 years of operations. There was a party, celebrations and even recognition from politicians for their years of service to the community. I honestly don't know much about the business except for the great service I have experienced as a patron over th

PRINCEGEORGECITIZEN.COM - 2019-04-26 05:33:00

‎Business‏ experts tout collaboration at economic forum

Despite perceived negativity, the suburbs and Illinois have a strong foundation for business and leaders need to band together to spread that message to attract new business to the area.

DAILY HERALD - 2019-04-25 17:43:00

‎Business‏ Daily

Parliament has banned French firm IDEMIA Securities Limited, formerly OT Morpho, from doing business in Kenya for at least 10 years, citing a violation of the Companies Act. The move by the MPs Wednesday introduces complications for the government over the ongoing registration for the National Integ

BUSINESSDAILYAFRICA.COM - 2019-04-24 18:55:00

No More ‎Business‏ As Usual

[Ed. note: This op-ed was written by The Jefferson County Chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth Economic Justice Workteam.]. No matter your ZIP code, we all want whole, thriving communities. Gov. Matt Bevin’s recent changes to Kentucky’s pension system have created budget shortfalls in communi

LEOWEEKLY.COM - 2019-04-24 13:50:51
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Technology News

How ‎Technology‏ Could Revolutionize Refugee Resettlement

PITTSBURGH—Half a world away from the refugee camp in Uganda where he lived for a dozen years, Baudjo Njabu tells me about his first winter in the United States. “The biggest challenge is the cold,” he said in Swahili, speaking through an interpreter. We’re sitting on dining chairs in his sparsely f

THE ATLANTIC - 2019-04-26 05:00:00

Thriving with ‎technology‏ in Greece

After a decade of turmoil, Greece is looking toward a better future—a future of economic recovery, lower unemployment and rising living standards. But 10 years is a long time in the world of technology. Recovery will make life better, but it will not take Greeks back to the pre-crisis world of the m

BROOKINGS INSTITUTION - 2019-04-25 18:23:05

Employees ' not-so-healthy use of ‎technology‏

Workers and managers alike are apt to overuse technology to communicate to coworkers while on the job – and even after-hours, according to the report, “Technology and the Employee Experience: How Technology Impacts Your Most Important Asset,” by Randstad US and Future Workplace.

BENEFITSPRO.COM - 2019-04-25 13:50:00

Highlands Elementary school to showcase ‎technology‏

The technology that Highlands elementary students are using and learning with will be on display during an upcoming event. Highlands Elementary School and Remake Learning will host a “Technology Showcase” on the evening of Thursday, May 9.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2019-04-25 13:06:04

Hopkins testing new bus safety ‎technology‏

HOPKINS, Minn. — It's a problem across the nation: drivers passing stopped school buses. Our KARE 11 team continues to hear about this issue from communities in Minnesota. We've reported on cities like Bloomington and Eagan cracking down on this kind of violation.

KARE - 2019-04-25 10:31:00
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Entertainment News

Today 's ‎entertainment‏ picks :

v Steve Iott, 8 p.m.: Standup comedian returns ($20) to the Funny Farm comedy club, in the Knox Building, 110 W. Federal St., downtown Youngstown; 330-759-4242. v “Jesus vs. Zombies,” 8 p.m.: Rust Belt Theater Company’s original musical about a small community theater that tries to please everybody

VINDY.COM - 2019-04-26 04:00:00

Amazon hires Tastemade marketing chief as head of ‎entertainment‏ marketing

Amazon has poached Andrew Saunders from Tastemade to head up its entertainment marketing division. Saunders, who has relocated from New York City to Los Angeles to take the role, will sit within XCM, Amazon’s cross category, cross channel global marketing team. He has been tasked to educate customer

THE DRUM - 2019-04-25 19:03:28

Jeep Beach drives 10 ‎entertainment‏ options

A week of Jeep activities are set to wrap up in the only way possible in Daytona Beach: on the shore. The annual Jeep Beach parade is set for Sunday morning. Beyond Jeep Beach, the weekend's entertainment will include a Native American festival in South Daytona and the Water Festival in DeLand.

DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL - 2019-04-25 10:43:00

Memories of Morecambe ‎entertainment‏ plea

Morecambe Heritage has recently been awarded a Heritage Lottery Grant to develop and stage an exhibition of entertainments in Morecambe. The group is looking for anyone with a personal memory or artefacts they would like to share.

LANCASTERGUARDIAN.CO.UK - 2019-04-25 10:14:24

Black Jack Billy to headline fair ‎entertainment‏

Black Jack Billy and special guest Red Dirt Renegade have been selected by the DC Fair Board as the headline entertainment for the 2019 Davis County Fair. Black Jack Billy is an American country rock group based in Nashville. The group describes their music as “Redneck Rock,” and is known for their

BLOOMFIELD DEMOCRAT - 2019-04-24 15:50:00
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Sports News

Sport-Match-Fixing Not Doping Poses Greatest Risk to Sport

TORONTO — Two of the men that put the doping crisis in the global spotlight say the integrity of sport now faces a greater threat from match-fixing than drug cheats. Richard McLaren, who authored a 2016 report into state-sponsored Russian doping and David Howman, a former director general of the Wor

NEW YORK TIMES - 2019-04-26 00:37:54

LSU gymnast named Honda Sport Award finalist

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU senior Sarah Finnegan, a two-time NCAA Champion, two-time Southeastern Conference Gymnast of the Year and one the greatest student-athletes in LSU history, has been named one of four finalists for the Class of 2019 Honda Sport Award for Gymnastics.

WAFB.COM - 2019-04-25 16:35:00

XS Sport Men 's Solid Sport Full-Zip Hoodie for $ 24 + free shipping

Proozy offers the XS Sport Men's Solid Sport Full-Zip Hoodie in several colors (Black pictured) for $29.99. Coupon code "DN24" drops that to $24. With free shipping, that's $26 off and the lowest price we could find. It's available in sizes S to XXL.

CNET - 2019-04-24 16:18:36

Community - a team sport

Becoming a safer, stronger, more engaging community requires the investment, commitment and participation by all of us. No one demographic alone can affect the whole community to the level necessary for a lasting impact on our future.

YOURSUN.COM - 2019-04-24 11:30:00

Dancing is also a sport

In your recent article about Breck-Wahp college athletes (Sunday, April 21, Goodlife) I just wanted to say that I’m disappointed in your lack of recognizing dance as a sport. As a college athlete on the dance team at Minnesota State University Moorhead, my participation beyond high school athletics

DAILY NEWS - 2019-04-24 11:00:00
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Health News

Receiving training for mental ‎health‏ first aid

MASON CITY, Iowa - The mental health crisis and identifying those in need of help is taking center stage in North Iowa. Representatives from the Mason City Chamber of Commerce, the Court Appointed Special Advocates program and the YMCA among others came together for youth mental health first aid tra

KIMT - 2019-04-26 03:47:00

Senators present reworked Colorado ‎health‏ reinsurance bill

DENVER (AP) — Two Colorado senators are working frantically on a bill to cut rural health insurance premiums by having the state help private insurers. But the reinsurance bill has been drastically changed.

AP - 2019-04-25 23:27:21

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REMMONT.COM - 2019-04-25 13:44:19

‎Health‏ and safety in buildings : the ‎health‏ and safety file

With health and safety in buildings under increasing scrutiny, we look at the legal requirements for health and safety files and provide some top tips for commercial property transactions. Introduced in 1994 and retained under current regulations, the health and safety file is a key document in prov

JDSUPRA.COM - 2019-04-25 04:00:00

Moran discusses vets ‎health‏ care

The Mueller report, flooding, rural banking and health care were among topics discussed during U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran’s listening tour stop April 16 at the Marysville City Building.

MARYSVILLEONLINE.NET - 2019-04-24 15:03:00
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