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UNHCR concerned about conditions in Calais and Dunkerque

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Text size| | | News Stories, 5 February 2016 © UNHCR/F.ScoppaA young boy lights a fire outside his tent in the Grande Synthe Jungle. GENEVA, Feb 5 (UNHCR) – The ...

Barbara Bush Shuffles Through the Snow for Her Boy

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2 mentions12 hours ago
Barbara Bush gingerly shuffled behind her red rolling walker, pushing her way through the slush of a suddenly snowy New Hampshire on Friday as she made her way into a ...

Cruz Aide: No Plans to Invest More Resources in New Hampshire

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2 mentions12 hours ago
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, the winner of the first Republican presidential nominating contest this year, is looking past the second one as the race in New Hampshire favors mainstream appeal ...

Republicans to Begin Final Debate Before New Hampshire Votes

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2 mentions13 hours ago
Seven Republican presidential candidates, including previous no-show Donald Trump, prepared to begin the final debate before New Hampshire voters go to the polls. With as many as one-third of the ...

UNDP stands ready to act on Zika virus

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New York City - UNDP stands ready to join an international response, led by the World Health Organization, to an outbreak of microcephaly and other severe neurological abnormalities, which may ...

Submarines and Jets May Well Be the Future of Cruising

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2 mentions16 hours ago
“You either grow or die.” To Edie Rodriguez, president and chief executive officer of Crystal Cruises, those words weren’t just lip service for the journalists and VIPs gathered in the ...

The Most Important Thing

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5 mentions2 days ago
If war and violence tore apart your country and you were forced to suddenly run for your life, what would you bring with you? American photographer Brian Sokol, working with ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Executive Actions Banning Coverage of Conversion Therapy

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WYSIWYGGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a series of comprehensive regulations to prevent the practice of so-called lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender “conversion therapy,” which has been deemed harmful to ...

Syria Emergency

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Home > What We Do > Emergency Response > Syria Emergency 04 February 2016 Speaking at the London Syria Conference, the head of the UN Refugee Agency Filippo Grandi called ...

United Nations Development Programme

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Latest Subject: 24 hours in... New Our current subject is “24 Hours In…” and the goal is to use your photos to create a story that expresses the theme of ...

Observing Jodenbreestraat, a lively shopping street in Amsterdam

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My recent trip to the Netherlands was funded in part by Bikes Belong’s Green Lane Project. You can read more stories from the trip here. Jodenbreestraat in Amsterdam is a ...

When I grow up, I want to be...

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Despite their current predicament, children who have fled the conflict in Syria and are now living in neighbouring countries dream of what the future holds for them, and the International ...

Latest Zika situation report

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Read the full situation report 5 February 2016 Summary An Emergency Committee was convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) on 1 February 2016. Following the advice ...

Gillmor Gang: Passion Plate

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The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor. Recorded live Friday, February 5, 2016. The Gang’s ears are burning as expletives fly around ...

The real estate technique fuelling Vancouver's housing market

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2 mentions18 hours ago
They had a deal. The Rappaports’ home, on Vancouver’s West Side, would net the couple $5.2-million last year. Jo and her husband had bought the stately Craftsman home in 1987 ...

How Did I Get Here? Derek Lam

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How Did I Get Here? Designer Education St. Ignatius College Preparatory, San Francisco, class of 1984 Boston College, 1984–85 Parsons School of Design, New York, class of 1990 Work Experience ...

3 Ways That The Blockchain Will Change The Real Estate Market

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Experts have suggested a number of niche industries that will be made more secure by the untamperable data record provided by blockchain technology — including international art dealing, pharmaceuticals and ...

Under Armour’s Most Valuable Players

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2 mentions2 days ago
When Under Armour re-signed an endorsement deal with NFL quarterback Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers before the current season, it looked like a risky investment. The former Heisman Trophy ...

The Bakken Bust Hits North Dakota Hard

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2 mentions2 days ago
For most of the past decade, North Dakota has been the economic envy of every state in America. It posted the lowest jobless rate, the highest increase in personal income,

Seven Ways to Cure Jet Lag

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QT Sydney’s SpaQWeekend Warrior, 150 minutes, $365 This hip Aussie hotel takes a three-pronged approach to curing fatigue. First comes an allover scrub with anti-inflammatory green-tea salt, then a 45-minute ...

Palestinian hunger striker reportedly rejects Israeli release offer

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3 mentions5 hours ago
Palestinian hunger striker Muhammad al-Qeeq has reportedly rejected an Israeli offer to be released on May 1 if he stopped his fast.Al-Qeeq, who has been on hunger strike for the ...

'It’s all about democracy': inside gender netural schools in Sweden

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3 mentions3 hours ago
At five preschools in Stockholm you won’t find the usual designated areas for dressing up, building blocks, toy cars and dolls houses. All the toys are purposefully jumbled up together ...

Livestream

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Watch the live stream of the main plenary sessions from the Support Syria and the Region conference from 0830 GMT on 4 February 2016. @SupportSyrians | #SupportSyrians

New stamps promoting LGBT equality worldwide unveiled at United Nations

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5 mentions2 days ago
4 February 2016 – The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) today unveiled a set of six commemorative stamps to promote UN Free & Equal – a global UN campaign for ...

The Month in Pictures: January 2016

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Baby giraffes steal milk, and adults let them do it

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3 mentions2 days ago
Baby giraffes have got some cheek. They seem to use stealth to steal milk from giraffes that are not their mothers, at least in zoos. About 40 per cent of ...

Michael Moore: 10 Things They Won’t Tell You About the Flint Water Tragedy, But I Will

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Michael Moore: 10 Things They Won’t Tell You About the Flint Water Tragedy, But I Will This article originally appeared on EcoWatch News of the poisoned water crisis in Flint ...

Hunger striker Muhammad al-Qiq in "struggle against death"

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Tel Aviv cleaning ad found pricing workers by race spurs outrage

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2 mentions4 hours ago
An online firestorm has erupted in light of a flyer found recently in upscale northern Tel Aviv advertising a cleaning service that offers prices based on the ethnicity of its ...

World Food Programme

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9 mentions2 days ago
Latest Subject: 24 hours in... New Our current subject is “24 Hours In…” and the goal is to use your photos to create a story that expresses the theme of ...

LiveLike’s VR Sports Viewing App Wins The 1st And Future Startup Contest

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Virtual reality, body cameras, and the Internet Of Things are poised to change the way we watch sports. Today we saw how at TechCrunch’s 1st And Future startup competition held ...

Why have New Hampshire Democrats gone ga-ga for Bernie Sanders?

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The latest polls in New Hampshire place Bernie Sanders ahead of Hillary Clinton by as much as 31 percent. And that prompts a technical question from political scientists: WTF? That ...

Live Now: Watch 12 Startups Pitch The NFL At 1st And Future Here

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Tomorrow, the Broncos and Panthers will battle it out for the right to call themselves the champions of Super Bowl 50. Today, just miles away from the stadium, twelve startups ...

"Troubling Oddities" In A Social Psychology Data Set

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A potential case of data manipulation has been uncovered in a psychology paper. The suspect article, Why money meanings matter in decisions to donate time and money, came out in ...

At London conference on Syria, UN chief calls for access for aid, protection for civilians

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4 February 2016 – Heads of State and Government met in London today at an international conference on Syria, with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon laying out three main objectives: ...

Dispatches: End the Abuse of Female Genital Mutilation

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When Pion was 10 years old, her grandmother said it was time for her to get married and become a “real” woman. Pion was terrified; she knew what that meant ...

Here's what people were Googling during the Democratic debate

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3 mentions2 days ago
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders had their first debate since the race narrowed down to just the two of them, and also the last one before voters head to the ...

4 Reasons to Cheer the January Jobs Report

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2 mentions2 days ago
Although the 151,000 jobs added in January undershot consensus expectations by more than 30,000 and the impressive December increase was revised downward, the monthly snapshot of the U.S. labor market ...

Satellites, Drones Catching Companies Destroying the Planet

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3 mentions15 hours ago
Related: ICT and Big Data Startups Supply Chain Computers/Electronics/Technology Government/NGO Natural Resources Aerial imaging is emerging as an invaluable resource for collecting information and enforcing the law, especially when it ...

The 7 must-watch moments from the Democratic debate in New Hampshire

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Explosive would be an understatement. Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton didn’t waste any time in Thursday's Democratic presidential debate in New Hampshire before jumping into ...

Techcrunch Mini-Meetup During Mobile World Congress, Feb 24

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We are planning on holding a mini-meetup in Barcelona during MWC, offering you a chance to pitch TC writers and hold a pitch-off, with pinners getting free tickets to Disrupt ...

Startups Haven’t Replaced India’s 19th Century Food Delivery Service

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2 mentions3 days ago
More than 400 food delivery apps started up in India over the past three years, raising $120 million from venture capital firms and other investors. Luring customers with photos of ...

There’s a Better Way to Listen to Music

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2 mentions3 days ago
A few months ago, I signed up for Apple Music. As part of the introductory process, it asked what artists I like. Drake? OK. Future? Sure. John Coltrane? Definitely. Based ...

The Latest GOP Debate Started with an Awkward Train-wreck: WATCH

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Saturday night’s GOP debate in New Hampshire began with what can best be described as an awkward and hilarious train wreck. Before any of the candidates could even utter an ...

Report Card: Clinton, Sanders Face Off as Intense Equals

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2 mentions2 days ago
The final Democratic debate before Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary was two hours of trench warfare between skilled rivals who now know their opponent’s weaknesses as well as they know their ...

Zika Is the Next Front in the Mosquito Wars

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2 mentions3 days ago
The Aedes aegypti mosquito weighs less than a grain of rice, lives only a few weeks, and doesn’t stray more than 100 yards from where it hatches. For a creature ...

Manslaughter Charge Dropped for Ex-Con Son Of NYPD Cop Accused of Killing Activist Before Fleeing

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Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance this week dropped the manslaughter charge against the ex-con son of a well-connected NYPD family who was caught on video driving onto a sidewalk while ...

A Plastic Ocean Official Trailer

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A New Era of On-Street Parking Policies

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February 5, 2016, 8am PST James Brasuell The influence of Donald Shoup's classic book, "The High Cost of Free Parking," is becoming more and more apparent in more and more ...

Here’s why the NBA’s top team stopped letting its players eat PB&J

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After the Golden State Warriors' Steph Curry scored 51 points during his game last night, he might have been craving a soft peanut butter and jelly sandwich. But the day ...
 

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