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  • En Vogue hit given an anti-homophobia twist 23 Jun 2017 16:10 Sydney Star Observer EN Vogue lead singer Maxine Jones has paired up with Australian singer Greg Gould to release a new pro-LGBTI and anti-bigotry music video. The video for their new duet version of the En Vogue hit Don’t Let Go explores some of the real-life challenges …
  • Finding acceptance in my mob 23 Jun 2017 16:09 Sydney Star Observer THERE’S a lot of discussion around Australia at the moment around how Indigenous cultures fit into the LGBTI world. Traditionally they were never seen to fit, which is why a lot of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members of the LGBTI community …
  • Chatteris factory’s plea to solve First World War picture mystery 23 Jun 2017 16:07 Fenland Today They served their country, played in their factory football team and all of their names were recorded for future generations to discover, except for one. Bosses of a Fenland factory are now seeking the public’s help to identify an unknown member of its …
  • Animal names like Moyo and Kati Rain show off St. Louis Zoo's ties to east Africa 23 Jun 2017 16:07 STLtoday.com When St. Louis Zoo workers welcomed a new baby rhino last month, they named him Moyo. The black rhinoceros calf’s mother is called Kati Rain, his father is Ajabu and his older brother — currently at the Oregon Zoo where he is paired with a female — is …
  • Gabe Pressman, Broadcast News Pioneer, Dies at 93 23 Jun 2017 16:03 SF Gate Gabe Pressman, Broadcast News Pioneer, Dies at 93 Journalism legend Gabe Pressman, whose career spanned over 60 years, has died at age 93. Pressman’s wife told NY1 that he died in his sleep early Friday morning. During his career, Pressman interviewed …
  • Latest Results, Updated Championship Predictions for College World Series 23 Jun 2017 16:03 Bleacher Report Sean Wymer helped TCU eliminate Louisville from the College World Series.Nati Harnik/Associated Press The College World Series is getting closer to its climax, as the baseball tournament is down to its final four teams. While this is a major …
  • Next Islamic State: Australia’s Indonesia Challenge 23 Jun 2017 15:54 The Diplomat Magazine Australia needs a new strategic approach to countering terrorism in Indonesia. If we compile a list of the nationalities of people who have killed the most Australians in terrorist attacks, the country at the top of the list (or near the top) is Indonesia …
  • Black Man's Burden: How Africa Subsidize 23 Jun 2017 15:54 Black Star News [Global Comment: Africa] Speaking in advance of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's arrival for the economic meeting in Nairobi, Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Odinga was cheered when he declared that we in Africa do not need any lectures from …
  • Shortage puts 5000 babies at risk 23 Jun 2017 15:52 Cairns Post JUST a year after the Queensland Government introduced its “no jab, no play” policy in a bid to combat anti-vaxxers, it has emerged 5000 of the state’s children are on a waiting list for a tuberculosis vaccine. The deadly disease that claimed as many as …
  • First Airline in Latin America: Avianca Will Offer In-Flight Internet 23 Jun 2017 15:46 SpaceRef First Airline in Latin America: Avianca Will Offer In-Flight Internet Press Release From: INMARSAT Posted: Thursday, June 22, 2017 Avianca and Inmarsat today announced the signing of an agreement that will allow travelers to enjoy the most advanced …
  • RADIO CONTINENTAL 102.3FM WORLD NEWS UPDATE AT 1,2,3 AND 4PM THURSDAY,  JUNE 22,   2017 23 Jun 2017 15:42 Radio Continental RADIO CONTINENTAL 102.3FM WORLD NEWS UPDATE AT 1,2,3 AND 4PM THURSDAY,  JUNE 22,   2017                       CIVIL SOCIETY                         The coalition of civil society organisations has a word for the federalgovernment. It says addressing the   …
  • Media network proposes steps to fight fake news 23 Jun 2017 15:21 INQUIRER.net As one of their first moves, news organizations in the region will draw up a step-by-step checklist to help journalists and readers identify and flag fake news. Members of the Asia News Network, a regional alliance of 22 media organizations, will also …
  • Goodwood Festival of Speed 2017: latest news 23 Jun 2017 15:18 Auto Express The 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed gets underway next week and festival organisers have now revealed this year’s central feature – the traditional huge sculpture placed in front of Goodwood House. The statue is usually a tribute to one of the marques …
  • South Sudan Has A Lot To Offer The World 23 Jun 2017 15:17 The Seattle Medium By Bona Malwal NNPA Columnist Bona Malwal I am a native of Sudan and now of South Sudan, and I’ve held several positions inside and outside of the government of Sudan. America has always had a special place in my heart. Let me state clearly, that without …
  • Who will fill America’s shoes? 23 Jun 2017 15:16 MarketWatch NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) — It is increasingly clear that President Donald Trump represents a departure when it comes to America’s global outlook and behavior. As a result, the United States will no longer play the leading international role that has …
  • The 1944 Thiaroye Massacre in Senegal, a Shameful Episode of the French Colonial Period in Africa 23 Jun 2017 15:15 globalvoicesonline.org Screenshot of Thiaroye Camp from the film Le Camp de Thiaroye by Ousmane Sembene on YouTube. On December 1, 1944, an unspeakable tragedy took place at the military camp of Thiaroye, a small village in the suburbs of Dakar. Thirty-five Senegalese …
  • Gaza's Humanitarian Crisis Is Fake News 23 Jun 2017 15:04 Daily Alert Surfers in Gaza, photo by proIsraeli via Flickr CC BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 503, June 20, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: One of the most widespread myths about Gaza is that it is wallowing in poverty and forever on the verge of a humanitarian crisis as …
  • ISIS Setting Up Support Networks to Move Terrorists to Europe, Asia 23 Jun 2017 15:04 Daily Alert A member of the Syrian pro-government forces holds an Islamic State (IS) group flag after they entered the village of Dibsiafnan on the western outskirts of the Islamist's Syrian bastion of Raqqa / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz …
  • Asia and the Fall of Coal 23 Jun 2017 14:54 The Diplomat Magazine The sudden shift, years ahead of schedule, from coal toward renewables is remaking Asia’s energy economy – with repercussions to be felt across the world. The present – and future – does not look good for what, only a few years ago, seemed like a sure …
  • Brits can't believe America is taking credit for 'inventing' the sausage roll 23 Jun 2017 14:52 Metro Cafe WTF is this mess? (Picture: Trader Joe’s) America: You went too far, and this time it’s personal. Popular supermarket Trader Joe’s (it’s where hipsters on a budget go to shop) is patting itself on the back for their new item, Puff Dogs. There, well, why …
  • Digital project to sell finest artwork in US 23 Jun 2017 14:49 Dispatch A former East Londoner with an inspiring inclination to promote high-end, handcrafted, beautiful wares that tell an African story, is on the lookout for Eastern Cape artisans who would like international exposure. Hudson Park High School and University of …
  • Australia’s fanciest convenience store 23 Jun 2017 14:39 Cairns Post THE well-heeled residents of Australia’s most affluent enclaves are going to have a whole new world of convenience at their feet, thanks to David Jones’ latest venture. As part of its $100 million assault on the premium food sector, the department store …
  • MIT Launches Cross-Continent Tour in Search of Africa’s Most... 23 Jun 2017 14:31 SF Gate Nigeria, South Africa, Senegal Confirmed as Stops on MIT Legatum Center’s “Open Mic Africa” Cambridge, Massachusetts (PRWEB) June 23, 2017 The Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Legatum …
  • The cities that run the world 23 Jun 2017 14:27 The Sydney Morning Herald  There's now over 500 cities with one million people or more. But some urban giants are more powerful than others. An elite group of about 50 have emerged as global cities. Play Video Don't Play Up Next Oliver Curtis released from jail Play Video …
  • Resorts World gunman possible suspect in BMW killings – MPD 23 Jun 2017 14:06 Rappler (UPDATED) The Manila Police District homicide chief confirms Jessie Carlos is the only person of interest after running tests on evidence found in the crashed BMW Published 12:10 PM, June 23, 2017 Updated 8:12 PM, June 23, 2017 JESSIE CARLOS. Photo of …
  • England blow as injured Lauren Winfield is ruled out of World Cup opener 23 Jun 2017 14:06 The argus England have suffered a setback on the eve of their Women’s World Cup campaign getting under way after announcing opener Lauren Winfield will miss the India clash because of a wrist complaint. Winfield sustained the injury in England’s final warm-up …
  • North Korea's 'psychopath' quip on Donald Trump good for America 23 Jun 2017 14:04 Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: North Korea, via its state-run Communist Party newspaper, put out the message that President Donald Trump’s a “psychopath” who needs to be curbed and controlled. Hallelujah. North Korea thinks Trump’s a nutcase. It’s just such …
  • Voice of America continues to inspire 23 Jun 2017 13:55 www.wcpo.com WEST CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- There are forgotten business spaces that still resonate with a spirit for discovery. Walk Manhattan's High Line and you'll likely pass the former Bell Telephone Laboratories, a multi-building factory spread across …
  • ‘Little People, Big World’ Star Amy Roloff Opens Up About Dating An Average Sized Man 23 Jun 2017 13:51 International Business News Amy Roloff’s happily taken, but the “Little People, Big World” star never thought an average-sized man would be interested in her. She and husband Matt Roloff officially divorced in May 2016, after which the mother of four hopped back in the dating pool. …
  • World Stock Markets Mixed In Quiet Trading To End The Week 23 Jun 2017 13:50 Money Morning By Jim Wyckoff, Contributing Writer, Money Morning • June 23, 2017 (Kitco News) –World stock markets were narrowly mixed in subdued overnight trading. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed to mixed openings when the New York day session begins. Gold prices …
  • 'Enthralling' story about family secrets to World Editions 23 Jun 2017 13:39 theBookseller.com Published June 21, 2017 by Natasha Onwuemezi International fiction specialist World Editions is to publish Pierre Jarawan’s debut novel in English next spring. International fiction specialist World Editions is to publish Pierre Jarawan’s debut novel in …
  • 79-year-old Irish golfer going for gold at Malaga World Transplant Games 23 Jun 2017 13:37 Olive Press A 79-YEAR-OLD Irish golfer is going for gold at the World Transplant Games in Malaga.  Kidney transplant recipient John McAleer, from Jordanstown, will compete in the Golf Singles and Golf Team events at the games, which begin on Sunday. He hopes to win …
  • Beach Boys bring world tour to Mallorca with gig at Son Fusteret 23 Jun 2017 13:36 Olive Press Band play hits including Californian Girls, Help Me Rhonda and Good Vibrations By David Whitney IT was a truly Californian night when the legendary Beach Boys came to town. We all bathed in the warm evening air and danced to the sounds of Surfin’ USA. …
  • Australia and Cameroon catch Confederations Cup bug in Russia 23 Jun 2017 13:06 ESPN ST PETERSBURG -- There were 35,021 spectators at the 68,000 capacity St Petersburg Arena on Thursday, but only a tiny percentage travelled from Cameroon and Australia. Unsurprisingly, given that it is over 9,000 miles from Australia and over 3,500 from …
  • Denver experimental art project explores a world without galleries or dealers 23 Jun 2017 13:03 The Denver Post Online Despite the blurring of lines between television and film over the last few years — with impressive talent, ideas and production values moving freely between them — few festivals have sprung up to take advantage of the trend. Enter Denver’s SeriesFest. …
  • A Letter From America: Donald Trump Does Not Define Us 23 Jun 2017 12:52 The Huffington Post To our allies and friends around the world, Like many of us here in the United States, you’ve probably been appalled at President Trump’s shrill “America First” rhetoric and maybe even shed a few tears at what seems like the passing of the welcoming, …
  • Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien: Remarks at the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment side event on “One Year After the World Humanitarian Summit: Advancing the Agenda for Humanity” 23 Jun 2017 12:44 Relief Web Excellencies, distinguished panellists, ladies and gentlemen, welcome. One year ago, Member States, international and local non-governmental organizations, the private sector, humanitarian workers and civil society came together to respond to a call from …
  • The eight best homes in the world revealed 23 Jun 2017 12:37 Daily Mail A list of eight best homes in the world has been released as part of an Ultimate House Hunt. The collection of stunning abodes includes properties from South Africa, Greece, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic, as well as Canada, Malaysia and …
  • Australia is still lagging on some aspects of early childhood education 23 Jun 2017 12:34 Phys.org Australia is doing well on enrolling four-year-olds in pre-school, but the picture on three-year-olds is less clear. Credit: Shutterstock The OECD's latest Starting Strong report provides an update on early childhood education opportunities across the …
  • Here's why Jake Johnson isn't in Jurassic World 2 23 Jun 2017 12:21 Digital Spy We were all sad when it was confirmed that Jake Johnson wouldn't be in Jurassic World's sequel, and now we finally know why he's not. Producer – and director of the first movie – Colin Trevorrow has spoken about the absence of the wisecracking …
  • Toivo's message to Namibia and the world 23 Jun 2017 12:16 Namibian THE defiant words that Andimba Toivo ya Toivo spoke in the South African Supreme Court in Pretoria on 1 February 1968, a week after he and 29 fellow Swapo members had been convicted of offences under the Terrorism Act, became a rallying cry in Namibian …
  • Prodigy And The America That Raised Him 23 Jun 2017 12:14 NPR Prodigy of Mobb Deep in performance at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom in 2007. Jason Kempin/WireImage hide caption toggle caption Jason Kempin/WireImage Prodigy of Mobb Deep in performance at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom in 2007. Jason …
  • Disney's Pandora - The World of Avatar brings the Na'vi kingdom to life 23 Jun 2017 12:09 Daily Star It took five years and £400million to recreate the lush locations of the world’s biggest blockbuster at the Orlando theme park – and film fans won’t be disappointed. From the moment you step into Pandora: World of Avatar you are immersed in a forest of …
  • The world is starting to solve its own problems -- with or without Trump 23 Jun 2017 12:06 CNN Not all the news has been full-blown breaking news.Everyone knew it was coming, but its impact is suddenly more unsettling as negotiations get real. Some news has been more unexpected, such as a US warship hitting a civilian container vessel in Japanese …
  • In a world of strangers who speaks your language? 23 Jun 2017 12:04 ABC.net.au Posted June 23, 2017 21:15:56 "We are rapidly losing several critical ingredients of a civilised, salutary society. We are seeing a sharp increase in people suffering alienation or just feeling adrift … we know there is a substantial increase of …
  • Documenta 14: No escape from the world 23 Jun 2017 11:45 livemint.com When the grapevine suggested that Amar Kanwar had been invited, yet again, to participate in Documenta 14, Indian art world insiders reacted with nonchalance. “But don’t you know Documenta cannot happen without Amar Kanwar?” a cheeky gallerist friend …
  • Trivedy addresses World Refugee day 23 Jun 2017 11:43 Post Courier By David George More than sixty-five million people around the world have had to flee their homes for fear of persecution and conflict. Mr Roy Trivedy, United Nations resident coordinator made this known on World Refugee Day celebrated recently at the Sir …
  • Chelsea Striker Of Nigerian Descent Backed To Represent England At World Cup If ...... 23 Jun 2017 11:31 All Nigeria Soccer Chelsea Striker Of Nigerian Descent Backed To Represent England At World Cup If ...... Chelsea striker of Nigerian descent Tammy Abraham has been tipped to represent England at the 2018 World Cup in Russia if he seals a loan move to Swansea City and …
  • Basketball Australia and NBA launch Global Academy at Australian Institute of Sport 23 Jun 2017 11:25 The Sydney Morning Herald The next Australian NBA star could be spotted from inside a New York City office after the world's best basketball league struck a deal with the Australian Institute of Sport. Basketball Australia and the NBA launched the NBA Global Academy on Friday, …
  • Shocking photos show how Britain and America used to sterilize 'undesirable' people 23 Jun 2017 11:17 The Mirror Photos have emerged which show the horrific heyday of the Eugenics movement where "undesirable" people in Britain, America and parts of Europe were sterilised. Decades before the atrocities of Nazi Germany, eugenics, where "desirable" …

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