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CIA : U.S. Is 12th Fattest Nation on Earth

The Central Intelligence Agency has ranked the United States as the 12th fattest nation on earth, concluding that there is a higher percentage of fat people in the U.S. population than in the populations of any of the nations of Europe, Africa or the Americas.

CNS NEWS - 2019-04-22 14:27:00

Maternity leave : How South Africa compares globally

In the last few months, amendments to South Africa’s labour law has focussed a lot on paternal leave and its changes. It’s a progressive step, but maternity leave is still at the top end of benefits many companies use to lure some of the country’s brightest minds to their organisations.

THESOUTHAFRICAN.COM - 2019-04-21 15:47:29

WWII soldier laid to rest in Marion after remains found in 2015

MARION, Ind. (WISH/AP) -- An Indiana Marine who died in World War II is back home after his family thought he was unrecoverable. According to Grissom Air Force Base, for a generation, Marine Pvt. Fred Freet was only known by his photo. He died in a battle on a small Japanese island — Betio in the Gi


Indiana Marine buried 75 years after death in Pacific battle

MARION, Ind. (AP) - A U.S. Marine killed in the Pacific in World War II has been buried in Indiana, 75 years after his death. Fred Evert Freet was an 18-year-old private when he was killed during a battle on Betio in the Gilbert Islands - now known as Kiribati - on November 20, 1943. Without his rem


World : Pacific Syndromic Surveillance System Weekly Bulletin / Système de Surveillance Syndromique dans le Pacifique - Bulletin Hebdomadaire : W15 2019 -LRB- Apr 08-Apr 14 -RRB-

Source: World Health Organization Country: Australia, Cook Islands, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Fiji, French Polynesia (France), Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Nauru, New Caledonia (France), New Zealand, Niue (New Zealand), Northern Mariana Islands (The United St


Jim Kitchen Travel Documentaries : Tips For Traveling Healthy

10 ESSENTIAL TIPS TO STAY HEALTHY WHILE TRAVELING INTERNATIONALLY. After traveling the globe to 183 countries, here are some trade-secrets I do and don’t do to avoid getting sick when journeying abroad.


16th Annual Pacific Islander Festival + Giveaway

Experience dance, music, and cultural artifacts of the Pacific Islands on Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5, at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Discover and explore the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands at the Aquarium’s 16th annual Pacific Islander Festival. The festival will include tra


Tales of the South Pacific : Water , water everywhere

Let’s begin this week with a trivia question. Is there a Starbuck’s on Starbuck Island?. No, there isn’t. There isn’t much on Starbuck Island, in fact. Starbuck Island is 5.5 miles long and 3.5 miles wide, and is not exactly at the end of the Earth, but you can see it from there.


Planning Beyond Earth Day

Every year on April 22, Earth Day unites more than 1 billion people in 190+ countries to take part in what is the largest civic-focused day of action in the world. As the world faces some of the toughest environmental challenges of our time, at Jacobs our people are focused on finding better ways to

WEBWIRE - 2019-04-22 17:12:32

Accrington Stanley vs Luton Town live streaming : Watch online , preview , prediction & odds

Accrington Stanley vs Luton Town live streaming match details. If you want to watch Accrington Stanley vs Luton Town online, these are the live streaming instructions. Kick-off time: 5:30 pm, April 20, 2019 (UK time)


Saltwater , sinking lines & scenic escapes : A look into adventure travel with Little Forks Outfitters

“For the right person, it gets in your blood.”. Bo Brines spent the 1980s and 90s traveling the world fly fishing: Alaska, Belize, Yellowstone and beyond. At the same time, the mainstay department stores had fled Downtown Midland a few years prior, opening new storefronts in the mall. It was the per


A Gospel Resource for `` All the Nations '' : How the Church 's Liahona Magazine Serves Members Worldwide

Contributed By Eleanor Cain Adams, ChurchofJesusChrist.org Church News staff writer. The Liahona provides support for home-centered gospel learning in print and digital formats in 48 languages.


Pacific island cities call for a rethink of climate resilience for the most vulnerable

The impacts of climate change are already being felt across the Pacific, considered to be one of the world’s most-at-risk regions. Small island developing states are mandated extra support under the Paris Agreement. Many are classified as least developed countries, allowing them special access to de


Being climate smart for ocean conservation

There’s nothing I enjoy more than new discoveries and supporting things that matter a great deal to me. The launch of Ocean Summit did both. Our wonderful co-hosts Susi Mai and Jeremy McKane brought together a great group on Necker Island, including former President of Kiribati, Anote Tong. Kiribati


UMD needs a program to educate students on reducing their carbon footprint

Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own. The University of Maryland has many great sustainability initiatives and organizations. But at the same time, there isn’t enough information telling students — especially incoming freshmen — what they can do individually to help sustainability


8 questions with Spokane 's most famous photographer

SPOKANE, Wash. — Dominic Arizona Bonuccelli has traveled to dozens of countries as the lead photographer for Rick Steves’ Europe and the Lonely Planet travel guides. Bonuccelli grew up in the Spokane area and attended Gonzaga Prep. He now calls Tucson, Arizona home, but makes many trips back to the


Earth Day is a reminder that the earth is ours to keep and pass on to our descendants

The first Earth Day was in 1970. The assumption back then was that with cleaner cars, more litter bags and a few more air quality regulations, we would all be living in a smog-free, clean environment in perpetuity.


Uzbekistan Travel Guide : The ideal 2-week itinerary + photos

Welcome to my Uzbekistan Travel Guide specially made for your convenience and help you organize your next trip. Uzbekistan is one of the Central Asian countries that became independent after the Soviet Union collapsed.