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Event : Mighty Earth ‎World‏ Water Day Panel

by Allison Conwell 421 West River Drive, Davenport, IA 52801 Davenport, IA52801 Start : 2018-03-22T18:30:00-05:00 End : 2018-03-22T20:00:00-05:00 Description...

EVENTBRITE.COM - 2018-03-17 06:02:47

Is this the ‎world‏ 's best teacher ?

The winner of world's best teacher is being announced this weekend. Ten teachers are all hoping to take the one million dollar prize - but only one can win. Andria Zafirakou, a teacher from London, is one of the finalists. So what makes her so good? We asked her pupils!


Slovenia claims ‎world‏ 's first blockchain monument

People attend the opening ceremony of world's first public bitcoin monument, placed at a roundabout connecting two roads at the city centre in Kranj, Slovenia, March 13, 2018. - Reuters picKRANJ, March 14 - The first monument to the blockchain technology that underpins cryptocurrencies took centre s


20 of the best places to live in retirement around the ‎world‏

1/21 SLIDES Shutterstock 20 of the best places to live in retirement around the world Trying to decide if you want to move abroad in retirement? These 20 countries are excellent for retired expats. 2/21 SLIDES Shutterstock Costa Rica Costa Rica was named the World's Best Retirement Haven by Intern


City creates ‎world‏ record at India-Oz ODI

TNN | Mar 13, 2018, 04:10 ISTOver 2,400 women joined hands and stood in the stadium to create awareness about breast cancer Vadodara: A one-day international cricket match between Indian and Australian women's team was a perfect occasion to spread to the message of women's empowerment. And the city

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Politics News

Dems meddle against Illinois governor ahead of GOP primary

CHICAGO -- A conservative state representative mounting a longshot bid against Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) is getting some unexpected help from Democrats. Just days before Illinois voters head to the polls in next week's primary election, the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) launched a ne

THE HILL - 2018-03-17 16:34:58

Oregon Republican Lawmakers Face Gun-Rights Backlash Over New Law

Oregon passed the first gun restrictions after the shooting in Parkland, Fla. Lawmakers in Salem said it was a tough vote - and one that has stuck with them. Oregon passed the first gun restrictions after the shooting in Parkland, Fla. Lawmakers in Salem said it was a tough vote - and one that has s

NPR - 2018-03-17 12:13:00

Russian Trolling Continued After Election

U.S. citizens continue to be targeted by Russian operatives online. Ajah Hales was contacted by a Facebook page that promised to promote black-owned businesses like hers. She talks with Scott Simon. U.S. citizens continue to be targeted by Russian operatives online. Ajah Hales was contacted by a Fac

NPR - 2018-03-17 12:13:00

Week 43: Trump Rolls Out Red Carpet for Mueller Subpoena

Inside the leak-proof snow fort where counsel Robert S. Mueller III commands his Russia scandal gumshoes, the Trump investigation glowed fireball orange this week. The New York Times spotted the light and then reported it in a Page One, above-the-fold story in the Friday edition, stating that Muelle

POLITICO - 2018-03-17 10:51:00

No Heads Rolled at the White House on Friday. But Anxiety Abounds.

WASHINGTON - No one was fired at the White House on Friday. Which was news. Seeking to tamp down the anxiety inside the West Wing and the sense of never-ending dysfunction, President Trump refrained, dawn through dusk, from any firings-by-tweet. His chief of staff delivered a buck-'em-up message tha

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-17 00:13:41
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Business News

Avoid Making These 7 Mistakes When Designing Your Home Office

A home office can offer entrepreneurs a low-cost, convenient and comfortable place to run a business. But if it's not designed well, it can also lead to plenty of distractions and loss of productivity. Blake Zalcberg is the president of OFM, a furniture manufacturer and distributor based in North Ca

SMALLBIZTRENDS.COM - 2018-03-17 13:31:10

'Batman' who ate Chipotle for 500 days straight says he's ready for something new

A man who ate Chipotle for 500 days straight said he is ready for something new. (Reuters) 'Batman' must have gotten tired of paying extra for guacamole. Bruce Wayne, an Ohio man who documented his journey of eating at Chipotle every day for 500 days straight, said he has had enough of the burrito

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-17 13:22:26

Backers fixing ballot measure capping payday interest rates

Supporters of capping Ohio's interest rates on payday loans are working to correct errors and resubmit petition language after their first try was rejected. Efforts by the Ohio CDC Association follow Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's rejection of initial language March 9. DeWine found at least six

MIAMI HERALD - 2018-03-17 13:22:00

A 13% Yield On Qualified Dividends - No K-1, But...

"Nothing is certain, except death and taxes," wrote Christopher Bullock in 1716. In the shipping tanker world, you could add vessel surveys, drydockings, and re-contracting challenges to that list. Such is the plight of Golar LNG Partners LP (GMLP), a holding of ours for quite some time, which we've

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-03-17 13:15:00

New Jersey High School Ready To Change Off-Campus Weapons Policy After Lawsuit Threat

A New Jersey high school announced to parents Friday that it's clarifying a weapons policy in the student handbook that a New Jersey firearms organization threatened to sue the school district over. In an e-mail to parents, Craig Wigley, superintendent of Lacey Township High School, wrote: "Represen

THE DAILY CALLER - 2018-03-17 13:10:58
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Technology News

Event : ‎Technology‏ Forum with EXIT VP of ‎Technology‏ Annette Anthony

by EXIT Realty 2006 South Ankeny Boulevard Building 5 Conference Center, Ankeny, IA 50023 Ankeny, IA50023 Start : 2018-03-16T08:30:00-05:00

EVENTBRITE.COM - 2018-03-16 22:40:11

Canadian researchers invent ‎technology‏ to detect chronic infections in minutes

TORONTO, March 16 (Bernama) -- Health care providers around the world fighting infections daily are getting a boost from Canadian researchers who have come up with an advance technique to quickly detect chronic infections, and reducing the time taken to diagnose them and perhaps, save lives. To pu

BERNAMA.COM - 2018-03-16 11:31:35

New radiotherapy ‎technology‏ coming to ECCC

ELKINS, W. Va. (WDTV) -- New radiotherapy technology is coming to the Elkins Cancer Care Center. Construction will begin later this month on a new vault, which will hold a new, state-of-the-art TrueBeam Linear Accelerator. The technology is designed for the treatment of cancer anywhere in the body w

WDTV - 2018-03-16 07:17:00

Pay Attention : John Dickerson goes a day without ‎technology‏

In our new series, Pay Attention, we'll be looking at the role technology plays in our lives in a different way: its impact on our ability to focus and how we can recapture our attention from the technology that distracts us. To start the process, "CBS This Morning" followed co-host John Dickerson o


Business summit focuses on ‎technology‏ and growth

Growth was a big topic at a local business summit Wednesday. Business owners and economic developers are focused on growth and building a better workforce for people coming out of school. Adams Fiber is an example of growth in the Tri-States. The company started small, but has now grown to cover a

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Entertainment News

Kerry Washington and Shonda Rhimes Commemorate Wrap of Final Scandal Episode: ‘I’m Overwhelmed'

After seven seasons, the cast and crew of Scandal have filmed their final episode. Commemorating the last day of filming the long-running drama series - which began on Friday afternoon and ended around 6:30 the next morning - star Kerry Washington and creator Shonda Rhimes said a few words about the

PEOPLE - 2018-03-17 20:37:00

Shia LaBeouf will play his father in a movie about himself

In a movie loosely based on his own life, Shia LaBeouf will play his "law-breaking, alcohol-abusing" father, according to Variety. The upcoming film, to be directed by Alma Har'el (Bombay Beach), is called Honey Boy, which was LaBeouf's childhood nickname. It centers on a popular child star who atte

EW.COM - 2018-03-17 20:15:00

St. Patrick's Day: Celebs show their green pride in style

There's (probably) only one day of the year in which you'll find Robert Downey Jr. hugging a tree while sporting a shamrock-patterned green onesie: St. Patrick's Day. Indeed, celebs within and beyond the U.S. celebrated everybody's favorite Irish holiday on Saturday, in many cases by showing off som

EW.COM - 2018-03-17 20:08:00

Rob Kardashian Turns 31: Inside His Secluded Life and Focus on Fatherhood

As Rob Kardashian rings in his 31st birthday, he remains the most reclusive member of his famous family. The star has struggled with depression, weight gain and type 2 diabetes in recent years - and an infamously toxic relationship with his ex-fiancee Blac Chyna. But while the dust with Chyna, 29, a

PEOPLE - 2018-03-17 19:00:00

Mark Hamill had more fun than anyone on St. Patrick's Day

IF YOU STILL HAVEN'T SEEN 'STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI,' BE CAREFUL: SPOILER ALERT AHEAD. Luke Skywalker may have died in The Last Jedi in December but Mark Hamill was the life of the party in Dublin Saturday. "Today the whole galaxy is Irish," tweeted the Star Wars icon, who was tapped as the internat

USA TODAY - 2018-03-17 18:38:25
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Sports News

When sport officials bend the rules

The bungling by officials at the Digicel Grand Prix/G C Foster Classics at the National Stadium last weekend has understandably attracted much criticism. No one should have expected that the people responsible for the confusion would simply have been allowed to walk away without being hauled over th

JAMAICA OBSERVER - 2018-03-17 06:26:23

Wisconsin Sport Show kicks off Friday

Eau Claire (WQOW) - Prep work has started for the biggest Wisconsin sports show to date. It's taking place starting Friday at the Chippewa Valley Expo Center. The event will showcase 160 vendors, ranging anywhere from fishing charters, hunting outfitters, ATVs, boats and anything in between. There

WQOW - 2018-03-16 01:02:00

3/15 : 9th Annual Wisconsin Sport Show

Eau Claire (WQOW) -- An annual event is happening this weekend, and all outdoor enthusiasts are welcome! It's the 9th Annual Wisconsin Sport Show. It'll be held at Menards' Chippewa Valley Expo Center, running Friday through Sunday. At the weekend-long event, there will be over 160 exhibitor booths,


Brexit threatens the business of Irish sport

The 2018 Cheltenham Racing Festival is now in full swing. This year's event is the penultimate one before Brexit on March 29, 2019. The UK and Irish horse racing communities have been intertwined for centuries. Brexit threatens to sunder that relationship and pose a huge threat to our biggest sport


The best sport trackers

Fitness trackers are fairly straightforward when you're running or working out at the gym. You put the device on your wrist, sync it to your phone, and before you know it, you instantly have access to metrics on heart rate, distance, calories, and other exercise stats. But what about when you're pla

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Health News

9-Year-Old Girl Attacked By Coyote Just Outside Her Home

A 9-year-old girl was attacked by a coyote just outside her North Carolina home. She incurred minor wounds and is being treated for rabies. What's the risk?Coyote Attack Last Thursday, March 15, young Madilyn Fowler was just sitting on her porch when, according to her, a coyote decided that it wants

TECH TIMES - 2018-03-17 12:01:08

Cold-brew-infused red wine is here to give you double the antioxidant buzz

These days, there's a heap of scientific evidence that supports drinking two beloved beverages: wine and coffee. Moderate red wine consumption is healthy for your gut and your brain and has loads of antioxidants (which you can also soak up in a relaxing vinotherapy bath sesh). Coffee isn't so shabby

WELL+GOOD - 2018-03-17 12:00:21

How Late Should You Be Drinking Your Daily Coffee?

photo credit: wu yi Imagine it's a Monday morning. You wake up to the beeping of your alarm and slowly open your eyes. After lying in bed for a few more minutes, you slowly get up and rub your eyes. Groggy and bleary-eyed, you get dressed and prepare yourself for another start of the week. You glanc

THRIVE GLOBAL - 2018-03-17 12:00:01

How Setting Micro-goals Can Increase Happiness

It's easy to feel pressure to make, and then meet, life-changing resolutions at the start of each year. Maybe you pledge to lose 50 pounds, get in a workout in every day or go completely sugar free. But once January wraps up, many find themselves unable to fully realize them, leaving a lingering fee

THRIVE GLOBAL - 2018-03-17 12:00:00

Flu is replace by Disease X

Should you meet somebody who, tragically, has built up a fever, turn out to be shy of breath, whose face seems, by all accounts, to be tinged with blue and is liable to retching and extreme nose drains, you could think about whether Spanish Flu has returned 100 years after it initially showed up in

WEEKFACTS.COM - 2018-03-17 11:44:37
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