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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 ...

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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“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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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 ...

United Nations Development Programme

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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 ...

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 ...

The real estate technique fuelling Vancouver's housing market

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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 ...

Under Armour’s Most Valuable Players

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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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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 ...

New stamps promoting LGBT equality worldwide unveiled at United Nations

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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 ...

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

The Month in Pictures: January 2016

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Baby giraffes steal milk, and adults let them do it

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

World Food Programme

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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 ...

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: ...

Here's what people were Googling during the Democratic debate

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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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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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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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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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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 ...

Report Card: Clinton, Sanders Face Off as Intense Equals

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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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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 ...

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 ...

We are ive-blogging the Democratic debate in New Hampshire

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9:01 - I see that Rachel Maddow is as excited as I am that Martin O'Malley has dropped out. 9:00 - And with that, on with the debate! 8:58 - ...

A Social Priming Data Set With Troubling Oddities

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The Koch brothers have a Donald Trump problem

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There is one man standing in the way of the Koch brothers' plans to elect a free-market conservative to the White House in November. His name is Donald J. Trump.

London Syria Conference: World leaders urged to help Syrians

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Text size| | | News Stories, 3 February 2016 © UNHCR/J.MatasChildren play at Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan. LONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 3 (UNHCR) – More than 70 heads of ...

A Plastic Ocean Official Trailer

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In surprise move, France rejects Israeli drones

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Clinton Has ‘Absolutely No Concerns’ on Outcome of E-Mail Probe

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“I am 100% confident” that the nothing will come of FBI investigation of her use of private e-mail server as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton says at Democratic presidential debate ...

Sanders: Dispute Over Iowa Results Blown Out of Proportion

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“I think people are blowing this up out of proportion” and “at the end of the day, no matter how it’s recounted, it’ll break roughly even,” Bernie Sanders says at ...

In the Pit With the Ford GT During Its First Race at Daytona

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Chip Ganassi is a man who knows how to hedge his bets. The maestro of Chip Ganassi Racing is the guy who ran the pair of much-hyped Ford GTs that ...

Clinton Says Will Consider Releasing Goldman Speech Transcript

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton also says she will mull whether to release transcripts of all her paid speeches since she left govt service in early 2013. Clinton makes comment ...

How to save London’s royal parks and other urban green spaces

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More classified emails found on private server

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The indefatigable Ken Dilanian reports the latest news on classified information being sent to private email accounts: The State Department’s Inspector General has found classified information sent to the personal ...

Clinton Challenges Feasibility of Sanders' Proposals in Debate

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton used a debate five days before the New Hampshire primary to say she and Bernie Sanders agree on major goals for the county, but that ...

For Your Consideration: How Will This Year's Best Sundance Features Factor in the Next Oscar Race?

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With this year's Sundance Film Festival wrapped, it's time to look forward to the inevitable impact on the future Oscar race. 00000152-a335-d150-aff6-eb7dfe420000 READ MORE: For Your Consideration: Sundance is Still ...

Donald Trump losing steam after Iowa loss

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It's only one poll, and a national poll at that, but PPP says that Donald Trump is suffering badly from his loss in Iowa: “Donald Trump’s really seen some cratering ...
 

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