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  • Jaq Moon Shines A Light On The World Of Music With Dark Matter EP 28 Apr 2017 12:56 top40-charts.com New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Jaq Moon uses his difficult upbringing to inspire his edgy music, uniting all people of good will no matter their race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, and class. Providing a voice that aims to help people get through …
  • Solactive Awarded Index Provider Of The Year 2016 At The ETF.com Europe Awards 28 Apr 2017 12:54 Mondovisione Photo: Matt Hougan, Managing Director at Informa PLC, Jennifer Steding, Team Head of Fixed- Income at Solactive AG, and Dave Nadig, CEO at ETF.com Solactive, the innovative German index provider, is proud to announce that another award has been added to …
  • The end is nigh for the World Health Organisation 28 Apr 2017 12:52 Independent There’s likely to be a big conversation about global health governance this summer. That’s because the 70th World Health Assembly happens in Geneva in late May – an agenda-setting milestone for the World Health Organisation’s decision-making body, …
  • Harry Styles to tour Australia 28 Apr 2017 12:49 News.com.au Harry Styles Reminisces About Dating Taylor Swift0:59 Harry Styles reminisces about dating Taylor Swift to Rolling Stone magazine. Harry Styles has announced on his Instagram account that he is playing two concerts in Australia in November. Picture: GVK …
  • Girl with three legs from Bangladesh able to walk, run after surgery in Australia 28 Apr 2017 12:46 Nation A toddler born with three legs -- because body parts of a twin had grown inside her -- was returning home to Bangladesh Friday after complex and rare surgery in Australia enabled her to walk and run, her doctor said. Three-year-old Choity Khatun was given …
  • President Zuma bestows 2017 National Orders Awards 28 Apr 2017 12:35 New Age President Jacob Zuma bestowed the 2017 National Orders Awards on distinguished local citizens and eminent foreign nationals who have played a significant role towards building a free democratic South Africa and improving the lives of South Africans in …
  • Larrazabal leads China Open by three shots 28 Apr 2017 12:35 New Age Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal will head into the third day of the Volvo China Open in Beijing with a three-shot lead after hitting a top-notch 66 in the tournament’s second round Friday. The current world number 106 has done well this season, attaining four …
  • Attention party manifesto writers: Four easy ways to get UK to the top of World Press Freedom Index 28 Apr 2017 12:33 Press Gazette It is perhaps no coincidence that countries with the best record for press freedom are also the richest and most successful. On the Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index map those at the top of the table are coloured white and include: …
  • Smart pill is a gutsy cancer fix 28 Apr 2017 12:29 Cairns Post A SMART pill that could replace the colonoscopy and revolutionise the diagnosis of gut disorders has been developed by Australian researchers and succeeded in human trials. The pill which is the size of a vitamin capsule is swallowed by the patient and it …
  • Gigaba has shown South Africa will stick to fiscal discipline and consolidation – Cabinet 28 Apr 2017 12:26 Engineering News South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s interaction with investors and the global finance community has shown that government would stick to the course of fiscal discipline and consolidation charted by his predecessor, Cabinet said on Friday. “ …
  • Media freedom in Africa 'not great' 28 Apr 2017 12:19 DW.DE Global press freedom has hit a 13-year low, the US rights organization Freedom House said on Friday. Earlier this week, Reporters Without Borders warned that press freedom was facing serious threats in 72 countries.  The Committee to Protect Journalists ( …
  • Duty Calls Popular Shooter Back to World War II 28 Apr 2017 12:18 E- Commerce Times Call of Duty will return to its World War II roots when the latest title arrives this November, publisher Activision Blizzard announced on Wednesday. The franchise has been a steady hit maker since its 2003 debut. Various titles in the series have become …
  • World stocks pause near record highs ahead of Trump landmark 28 Apr 2017 12:10 Reuters LONDON Concern about global trade and U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policies kept appetite for risky assets in check on Friday, setting world stocks on the path to a sluggish end to what will be their sixth straight month of …
  • World Press Freedom Day to highlight the contribution of journalism to sustainable development 28 Apr 2017 12:10 Jakarta News 28 April 2017Critical Minds for Critical Times: The media's role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies is the theme of UNESCO's main celebration of this year's World Press Freedom Day, 3 May. The event will take place in Jakarta, …
  • Australia, New Zealand post big wins in Oceania under-20 championship 28 Apr 2017 12:05 Townsville Bulletin AUSTRALIA and New Zealand posted big wins over Samoa and Fiji respectively on day one of the Oceania under-20 championship on the Gold Coast. In the second match of Friday night’s double header at a wet and wild Bond University, Australia outclassed Samoa …
  • Africa: Low-cost Drug Could Save Thousands of Mothers’ Lives Across Developing World 28 Apr 2017 12:02 News By Henry RidgwellA low-cost and widely available drug could save the lives of 1 in 3 mothers who would otherwise bleed to death after childbirth, according to a new study. Severe bleeding, known as postpartum hemorrhage, or PPH, is the leading cause of …
  • Why 2017 is the year for private equity in Africa. 28 Apr 2017 11:59 Ventures Africa African economies have continued to diversify over recent years and are still among the fastest growing in the world, with some countries’ growth rates exceeding 7 percent over a sustained period. This represents a growing opportunity for private equity …
  • Lighting up the world could light up New Bedford's economy 28 Apr 2017 11:58 Southcoast Today Planners say a booming offshore wind industry is likely to have a significant ripple effect for New Bedford's overall economy in the coming decade. By Michael Bonner / mbonner@s-t.com NEW BEDFORD — Paul Vigeant has seen the future, and he didn’t …
  • World: Global Weather Hazards Summary, April 28 - May 4, 2017 28 Apr 2017 11:53 Relief Web Dryness continues to worsen over the Horn of Africa Africa Weather Hazards Below-average rainfall since late February have resulted in moderate to locally strong moisture deficits, which have already negatively impacted agricultural and pastoral …
  • Adelaide model strutting to success 28 Apr 2017 11:39 Cairns Post RISING star of the modelling world Akiima really is an overnight sensation. In March, the day after walking into Adelaide’s Finesse Models Australia, where she was signed on the spot, the 22-year-old was also snapped up by IMG Worldwide. The global agency …
  • The Scientists Fighting to Save Us From a World Without Coffee 28 Apr 2017 11:39 Trending on EIN Newsdesk Climate change is threatening your morning caffeine fix. by and April 28, 2017, 4:00 AM EDT While Washington debates whether climate change is a hoax or an imminent threat, the world coffee industry is not waiting for the American government to take …
  • Top 10 Largest Grocery Store Chains In America 28 Apr 2017 11:07 Insider Monkey The top 10 largest grocery store chains in America are a mix of large public and private companies serving millions of people through their well-positioned stores across the country. The global grocery market has continuously evolved, from simple brick …
  • Drug developed at UCT may help eradicate malaria 28 Apr 2017 11:01 Herald Malaria‚ which kills 1 200 people a day – most of them in Africa – could be eradicated thanks to a discovery at the University of Cape Town. A new drug candidate has tremendous potential to cure and protect against malaria in a single dose‚ the Drug …
  • Joint press release by German Federal Chancellor, ILO, OECD, WTO, IMF and World Bank 28 Apr 2017 10:57 Africa News After growing at 3.1% in 2016, global economic activity is expected to revive this year. The IMF has projected a slight pick-up in global growth to 3.4% this year and 3.6% in 2018. In the euro area, economic recovery is gathering momentum. In the US, …
  • China leads the world in wind energy installations 28 Apr 2017 10:54 Hydrogen Fuel News China continues to lead the world in terms of installed wind energy capacity, according to a new report from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The report predicts that Asia would lead growth in the wind power sector, largely due to the growing number …
  • Asia faces tight noodle wheat supply, Australian farmers hold back stocks 28 Apr 2017 10:14 TODAYonline SINGAPORE — Asian flour millers are facing tight supplies of a variety of Australian wheat which is used for making mainly noodles as farmers hold back stocks amid near decade-low prices. Buyers are having difficulty in getting shipments of Australian …
  • Durban to rake in R155m from World Economic Forum 28 Apr 2017 10:08 www.timeslive.co.za Durban to rake in R155m from World Economic Forum Matthew Savides | 2017-04-28 11:54:40.0 "The estimated direct impact of hosting of WEF Africa on KwaZulu-Natal will be at least R64 million‚ with a total impact of some R155 million‚" said …
  • A few Iowa Cubs to get World Series rings tonight 28 Apr 2017 10:06 Radio Iowa A “ring” ceremony will be staged on the field before the Iowa Cubs game this evening in Des Moines. The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians last fall to win the World Series, but team members didn’t get their commemorative rings until earlier this …
  • Anthony Joshua: 5 British heavyweight world title bouts 28 Apr 2017 10:06 Pulse British boxer Anthony Joshua bids to add the World Boxing Association (WBA) belt and retain his International Boxing Federation (IBF) title when he fights Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley on Saturday. AFP Sports looks at five other heavyweight …
  • “The future of the Falklands depends on the Islanders, and that is what is most important” 28 Apr 2017 09:52 Merco Press Friday, April 28th 2017 - 09:36 UTC Ambassador Kent visited the province of Salta where he met with the Governor Uturbey (pic), local officials, business organizations and media to talk on increasing trade, investments and cooperation British ambassador …
  • Jetstar ranked ‘worst’ in the world 28 Apr 2017 09:50 The Malay Mail Online A Jetstar Airways Airbus A330-200 aircraft moves down the runway in front of a Virgin Australia Boeing 737 plane at Sydney Airport in this picture taken April 29, 2013. — Reuters picSYDNEY, April 28 — Low-cost Australian airline Jetstar has been rated as …
  • Silvertown to house Europe’s biggest ‘esports’ hub 28 Apr 2017 09:37 Property Week The Silvertown Partnership plans to build a 300,000 sq ft hub for competitive video gaming as part of the first phase of its £3.5bn regeneration project at the Royal Docks. The new esports vision for Silvertown The building will be the largest …
  • Eco News Doesn't Impress Much 28 Apr 2017 09:30 Inside Futures Good Morning Traders, As of this writing4 AM EST, here’s what we see: US Dollar: Jun. USD is Down at 98.935. Energies: May Crude is Up at 49.35. Financials: The June 30 year bond is Down 1 tick and trading at 152.22. Indices: The June S&P 500 emini ES …
  • BREAKING NEWS: Thiago signs new Bayern deal 28 Apr 2017 09:29 SoccerWay.com Popular Premier League Bundesliga Serie A Primera División Ligue 1 Eredivisie Süper Lig Premier League Primeira Liga Premiership First Division A UEFA Champions League UEFA Europa League WC Qualification Europe Club Domestic (1145) Afghanistan (1) Albania …
  • BREAKING NEWS: Lovren pens long-term deal at Liverpool 28 Apr 2017 09:29 SoccerWay.com Popular Premier League Bundesliga Serie A Primera División Ligue 1 Eredivisie Süper Lig Premier League Primeira Liga Premiership First Division A UEFA Champions League UEFA Europa League WC Qualification Europe Club Domestic (1145) Afghanistan (1) Albania …
  • Randy Orton celebrates 15 years in World Wrestling Entertainment 28 Apr 2017 09:13 InToday 1 Orton has won 13 World Championship titles during his illustrious career 2 Orton was in his early twenties when he made his debut in WWF 3 Orton's debut match was against Hardcore Holly in Smackdown One of the biggest names in the wrestling industry …
  • Africa: Africa’s Natural Resources Fuel Industrialization 28 Apr 2017 09:12 News By Homa MulisaAfter the end of the Civil War until the beginning of the first World War in 1914, the United States of America changed from a mostly agricultural nation to an industrial hub. The US got completely industrialized, even farming itself became …
  • Bitcoin and cryptocurrency – South Africa vs the World 28 Apr 2017 09:12 News The University of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance has partnered with Visa to publish the first Global Cryptocurrency Benchmarking Study. The study collected data from companies and individuals to provide detailed information regarding …
  • Northwich streets to be graced with Olympic and world champions for tour series event 28 Apr 2017 09:02 Chester Chronicle The countdown is well and truly on for the tour series which pedals into Northwich on Friday, May 12 and it’s shaping up to be a star-studded line-up of riders. Not only will there be European champions racing around the town’s streets but there will be …
  • 10 demographic trends shaping the U.S. and the world in 2017 28 Apr 2017 08:58 The Financial The FINANCIAL -- As demographers convene in Chicago for the Population Association of America’s annual meeting, here is a look at 10 of Pew Research Center’s recent findings on demographic trends, ranging from global refugee and migrant flows to changes …
  • Beauty queen relishes end of reign full of doing good 28 Apr 2017 08:51 Dispatch Outgoing Miss SA Teen Commonwealth, Asande Mchunu, says she is honoured to have had the pleasure of working with disadvantaged communities during her reign. The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University BA student was crowned last year in July and this …
  • Briefly Nation and world news 28 Apr 2017 08:46 4-traders Hundreds protest at Berkeley BERKELEY, Calif. - Berkeley, known as the home of the free speech movement, was under heavy police watch on Thursday as hundreds of people waving American flags and chanting USA gathered in a park to protest a canceled …
  • World stocks pause near record highs 28 Apr 2017 08:46 Reuters LONDON Concern about global trade and U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policies kept appetite for risky assets in check on Friday, setting world stocks on the path to a sluggish end to what will still be their fifth straight …
  • Looking for the truth behind fake news 28 Apr 2017 08:34 Daily Post Darganfod y gwir am newyddion ffug Newyddion ffug, ôl-wirionedd, ffeithiau amgen. Mae’r eirfa sy’n disgrifio’r wybodaeth yr ydym ni’n derbyn am y byd o’n cwmpas wedi cael ei chwyldroi yn ystod y flwyddyn ddiwethaf. Mewn rhaglen arbennig ar S4C, nos Fawrth …
  • Jim Duffy: Cracking the code gives access to a new world of opportunity 28 Apr 2017 08:27 Scotsman.com Big demand for the latest technology skills opens doors for both employers and employees says Jim Duffy New York City is an amazing place. So good they named it twice, right? There is no doubt that as an international trading city, with a big Scottish …
  • Zimbabwe says has met all conditions to clear arrears to World Bank, AfDB 28 Apr 2017 07:46 Engineering News Zimbabwe has met all conditions to clear arrears to the World Bank and African Development Bank, paving the way for possible future funding from the International Monetary Fund, its finance minister said on Thursday. The southern African nation in October …
  • SunExpress Well Positioned in the Digital Sales World With IBS Software's Platform 28 Apr 2017 07:44 MarketWatch.com ANTALYA, Turkey, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- ANTALYA, Turkey, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Airline migrates to IBS ' iFly Res for passenger reservation SunExpress, the joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, …
  • DAE Launches cruiseOptions in Australia and New Zealand 28 Apr 2017 07:35 Tradingcharts.com Apr 28, 2017 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Worldwide holiday exchange provider, DAE, is sailing into new territory with the launch of cruiseOptions, an initiative for Australian and New Zealand members to use their holiday exchange credit towards …
  • Bangladeshi girl with three legs 'walks, runs' after Australia surgery 28 Apr 2017 07:34 Emirates24|7 A toddler born with three legs - because body parts of a twin had grown inside her - was returning home to Bangladesh Friday after complex and rare surgery in Australia enabled her to walk and run, her doctor said. Three-year-old Choity Khatun was given …
  • Coors and NBA extend partnership into Australia 28 Apr 2017 07:15 4-traders NBA and Coors expand partnership into Australia Media Release Friday April 28, 2017 The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Molson Coors International (MCI) today announced a multi-year marketing partnership in Australia. This partnership expands on …

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