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For Analysts, Loving LinkedIn Was Wrong

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It’s not often Wall Street says “I’m sorry.” But after LinkedIn reported its earnings on Feb. 4, about a dozen financial analysts with varying strategies and sensibilities issued mea culpas.

The Bitter Fight Over the Benefits of Bilingualism

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In one of his sketches, comedian Eddie Izzard talks about how English speakers see bilingualism: “Two languages in one head? No one can live at that speed! Good lord, man.

Gravitational Waves Exist: Here’s How Scientists Finally Found Them

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Just over a billion years ago, many millions of galaxies from here, a pair of black holes collided. They had been circling each other for aeons, in a sort of ...

Mali: UN mission chief 'outraged' by attack against base that kills three peacekeepers

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12 February 2016 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Mali said he is “outraged” by an attack earlier today against a UN camp in Kidal, in ...

Situation in Aleppo and other parts of Syria ‘grotesque’ – UN rights chief

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11 February 2016 – The United Nations human rights chief today expressed “utmost alarm” at the rapidly worsening human rights situation in and around the city of Aleppo and other ...

Note to Correspondents: Statement of the International Syria Support Group

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, 11 February 2016 Meeting in Munich on February 11 & 12, 2016, as the International Syria Support Group (ISSG), the Arab League, China, Egypt, the EU, France, Germany, Iran,

Thursday’s massive gravitational wave news was broken by a sheet cake (really)

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In case you live under a rock, there's been some huge news in the physics world: On Thursday, scientists finally confirmed long-swirling rumors that they'd detected gravitational waves for the ...

INTERVIEW: UN information technology chief believes all girls should aspire to be ‘geeks’

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10 February 2016 – Atefah “Atti” Riazi, the Chief Information Technology Officer of the United Nations, carries the following items in her handbag at all times – a screwdriver set,

Five-Decade Market Pro Who Called Bond Rally Sees 1% U.S. Yields

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A year ago, with U.S. equities approaching record highs and the Federal Reserve moving toward raising interest rates, Gary Shilling was a lonely voice on Wall Street predicting financial-market gloom ...

The Adult Diaper Market Is About to Take Off

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Thanks to the endless determination of parents to keep baby bottoms dry, Kimberly-Clark’s Huggies diapers brand has become a global powerhouse, with billions of dollars in annual sales. But the ...

Bear Market Descends on Global Stocks

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The yearlong decline in global equities that started with a selloff in energy became a full-blown bear market Thursday as a rout in bank shares extended losses in the broadest ...

Oil Is the Cheap Date From Hell

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It’s scary out there. The rout in the stock market that began around Jan. 1 took a turn for the worse early this month. By Feb. 10 the Standard & ...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2016

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The new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development underlines the power of science as a driver for human rights and dignity, poverty eradication and the protection of the planet. On this ...

The Pro-Life Issue That Republicans Aren’t Lining Up To Support

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Pro-life Republicans spend a lot of time talking about their mission to save babies’ lives. So will they line up to support a new piece of legislation that’s designed to ...

U.S. and Russia Announce Plan for Humanitarian Aid and a Cease-Fire in Syria

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MUNICH — Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergey V. Lavrov, announced that they had agreed on the delivery over the next few days of desperately needed ...

Naturejobs Career Expo San Francisco

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The Naturejobs Career Expo 2016, hosted for the first time in San Francisco, offers talented researchers an excellent opportunity to meet a diverse selection of national and international employers from ...

The Link Between Neanderthal DNA and Depression Risk

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Modern humans originated in Africa, and started spreading around the world about 60,000 years ago. As they entered Asia and Europe, they encountered other groups of ancient humans that had ...

The human cost of the hottest year on record

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11 February 2016, GENEVA – The hottest year on record, 2015, has confirmed that weather and climate-related disasters now dominate disaster trends linked to natural hazards, according to a new ...

The Mining Industry Makes Oil Giants Look Great

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When you find yourself in a hole, the saying goes, stop digging. A simple lesson that arguably has bypassed a mining industry that’s wiped out more than $1.4 trillion of ...

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 11 February

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Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the past 15 years, the global ...

Yellen Says Fed Evaluating Possibility of Negative Rates in U.S.

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the Fed was taking another look at negative interest rates as a potential policy tool if the U.S. economy faltered, after central banks in ...

New Peer-Support Service Accessible to Spanish-Speaking Survivors

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Para leer en español, haga clic aquí. (February 10, 2016) – A brand-new peer-support service is available today as part of RAINN’s commitment to supporting Spanish-speaking survivors of sexual assault.

Meet the Robin Hood of Science

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1 2 3 4 9-PART PLAYLIST The world is a funny place. The careful observation and wit of a comedian can bring touching lessons from life's most absurd moments. Here ...

Goldman Staff Said to Depart on Guidelines Breach in Mideast M&A

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Three bankers have left Goldman Sachs Group Inc. after the U.S. firm determined they breached internal guidelines in connection with the bank’s advisory role on the planned acquisition of a ...

How Did I Get Here? Brad Smith

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How Did I Get Here? Chief executive officer and chairman, Intuit Education Ceredo-Kenova High School, Kenova, W.Va., class of 1982 U.S. Military Academy at West Point, 1982–83 Marshall University, Huntington,

Forget the Great Recession—Welcome to the ‘Great Repricing’

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Six and a half years removed from the Great Recession, we’re now in the midst of the “Great Repricing.” That’s what David Rosenberg, chief economist and strategist for Gluskin Sheff ...

Women in the context of microcephaly and Zika virus disease

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Should pregnant women be concerned about Zika virus disease? Although symptoms associated with Zika are generally mild, a possible association has been observed between the unusual rise of Zika cases ...

The Science Byline Counting Project: Where Are the Women—and Where Are They Not?

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At a presentation of the National Association of Science Writers in 2013, Deborah Blum, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author (and now director of Knight Science Journalism at MIT), showed a ...

These Scientists Saw Zika Coming. Now They’re Fighting Back

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“Do you want to see Zika?” Robert Tesh asked the question not ten minutes after I stepped into his office. He whisked me next door to his lab and pulled ...

How Tech Startup Founders Are Hacking Immigration

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Standing under fluorescent lights at a San Francisco hospital, employees of Medisas Inc. were celebrating the debut of their medical records software. It was the product of two years of ...

Ireland ranked worst offender for overfishing

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Ireland has topped the league table of worst offenders for the promotion of overfishing in the North East Atlantic according to a new report. The report - 'Landing the Blame' ...

Short Interest in the Energy Sector Hasn't Been This High in More Than a Decade

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Just a couple of weeks ago, we pointed out that short interest in the S&P 1500 was at its highest level since June of 2012. Numbers are in for the ...

Some Hedge Funds Want to Make Subprime Auto Loans Next Big Short

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A group of hedge funds, convinced they have found the next Big Short, are looking to bet against bonds backed by subprime auto loans. Good luck finding a bank willing ...

Fitness App Runkeeper To Be Acquired By Running Shoe Maker ASICS

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Runkeeper is set to become the latest fitness startup to be acquired by a workout gear company. Jason Jacobs, the startup’s co-founder and chief executive officer, announced today that his ...

How Do You Stop the Biggest Gas Leak Ever?

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Steve Conley got the call early on Nov. 5. A natural gas storage well was leaking methane into the air at Aliso Canyon, near a Los Angeles suburb, and no ...

Oil Extends Loss to Trade Near 12-Year Low on Cushing Supplies

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Oil extended losses to trade near a 12-year low as crude stockpiles at the delivery point for New York futures expanded to a record even as nationwide supplies slipped. West ...

Lion's Mane Jellyfish, Cyanea capillata

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Lion's Mane Jellyfish, Cyanea capillata 11 February 2016 With tentacles up to three metres long and covered with stinging cells, it's better not to get too close to the Lion's ...

Bristol Whales willow sculpture dives into nature reserve home

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Two life-size whale sculptures made out of willow have re-surfaced at a nature reserve. The artwork, named The Bristol Whales, was installed in the city centre last summer to mark ...

Tears, cries of dying whale stun fisherman

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Mohd Johari Hamdan, 32, said he and several colleagues were heading home with their catch when they encountered mammoth marine mammal at the Sungai Sarang Buaya fishermen’s jetty about 4pm ...

How a Debate Misstep Sent Marco Rubio Tumbling in New Hampshire

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That was the idea behind what became the most painful moment of his campaign. In debate preparation sessions, Mr. Rubio had practiced quickly pivoting from skirmishes with Republicans, like Mr.

Spearing giants in 'ocean's Jurassic Park'

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A pin prick in the middle of the Atlantic, Ascension Island is a UK overseas territory and a haven for some of the world's biggest fish. It recently banned commercial ...

WHO Director-General addresses ministerial conference on antimicrobial resistance

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Distinguished Commissioner, honourable ministers of health and agriculture, ladies and gentlemen, I thank the government of the Netherlands, during its EU presidency and in cooperation with the European Commission, for ...

Video: Israeli bulldozers raze Jordan Valley homes

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No Safety for Refugee Women on the European Route

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Latest From Our Blog Influx of Refugees and Limited Firewood Leads to Spike in Gender-based Violence Refugees with Disabilities At Highest Risk of Gender-based Violence Protection from Gender-based Violence for ...

World Food Programme Provides Food To Syrians Fleeing Aleppo Fighting

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In Mogadishu, WFP Is Supporting The Most Vulnerable People With Cash-Based Transfers “We Bend Like Reeds But Do Not Break” Coping With Drought In Haiti Drought In Ethiopia: 10 Million ...

The sexual misconduct case that has rocked anthropology

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On a cold evening last March, as researchers descended upon St. Louis, Missouri, for the annual meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA), a dramatic scene unfolded at ...

UN Panel Calls On U.K. and Sweden to End Julian Assange's "Deprivation of Liberty"

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UN Panel Calls On U.K. and Sweden to End Julian Assange's "Deprivation of Liberty" This article originally appeared on The Guardian The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained ...

Machete wielding attacker wounds 5 in Ohio restaurant owned by Israeli

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Police in central Ohio shot and killed a man who stormed into a restaurant owned by an Israeli Arab wielding a machete and randomly attacking patrons, authorities said.Police were called ...

The Research Pirates of the Dark Web

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There’s a battle raging over whether academic research should be free, and it’s overflowing into the dark web. Most modern scholarly work remains locked behind paywalls, and unless your computer ...

Dutch Zionist store owners highlight settlement goods to protest EU

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A store owned by Dutch Christian Zionists advertised to its customers products from Israeli settlements to protest an EU requirement that they be labeled separately.The Israel Products Center in Nijkerk,
 

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