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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Statements

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Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Distinguished Faculty Members, Distinguished Guests, Dear Students, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning Thank you for this recognition you have just ...

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Statements

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It is deeply deplorable that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has conducted a launch using ballistic missile technology in violation of relevant Security Council resolutions on 6 February ...

The Big Picture: Aiding Syrian refugees, one iris scan at a time

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Over six million people are thought to have been displaced by the Syrian civil war, leading to a human crisis on a scale not seen in decades. While countries around ...

LA Mayor Sings a Sexy Lullaby to Comfort Angelenos About Closing the Freeway

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When LA closes a major freeway for construction, the city usually comes up with scary names for it to keep people off the roads. Carmageddon. Jamzilla. This weekend, the city ...

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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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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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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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 ...

Palestinian journalist, threatened with death, seeks asylum in Belgium

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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 ...

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 ...

Killed in a protected park - Nation

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KOTA KINABALU: A picture of a reef shark killed by fishing nets within the protected Tunku Abdul Rahman Park has sparked calls for immediate action to restrict fishing within the ...

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 ...

Robin And Saul Klein’s Localglobe Backs Online Mortgage Advisor Trussle

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Localglobe, the new VC fund from father and son duo Robin and Saul Klein, has led a £1.1 million investment in online mortgage advisor Trussle. Others joining the round include ...

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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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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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 ...

German Jews celebrate identity with ‘Jewrovision’ song contest

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Young Jews from across Europe gathered in Mannheim, Germany on Saturday to compete in a Mosaic song and dance competition that organizers dubbed Jewrovision, a takeoff of the annual continent-wide ...

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,

Smotrich: IDF intends to shut down Jewish identity branch of IDF rabbinate

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The discontent in the ranks of the national-religious leadership over the transfer of the Jewish identity branch out of the IDF rabbinate continues to rumble on, with Bayit Yehudi MKs ...

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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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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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 ...

Larry David Thinks He Knows How Bernie Sanders Lost Iowa: WATCH

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On Saturday Night Live this week, guest host Larry David brought back his pitch perfect portrayal of Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders in a sketch that combined both his and ...

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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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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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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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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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 ...

Activists ask United Nations to intervene in Flint

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Many people have been asking city, state and federal officials to help in Flint. Now, some activists want international intervention, asking the United Nations to investigate the water problems in ...

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 ...

‘The Kotel compromise defused a strategic threat to US-Israel relationship’

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‘The Kotel is supposed to unite the Jewish people,” MK Michael Oren (Kulanu) told The Jerusalem Post this week.Speaking three days after Sunday’s historic cabinet vote to significantly expand the ...

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: ...

The Vampire Squid Tells Us How to Vote

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Lloyd Blankfein, Chief Executive Cephalopod of Goldman Sachs, issued a warning about the Bernie Sanders campaign this week. "This has the potential to be a dangerous moment," he said on ...

A Plastic Ocean Official Trailer

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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 ...
 

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