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Extortion charges mar new 'world wonders' vote
USA Today
By Laura Bly, USA TODAY A global online effort to find the best seven new wonders of the natural world comes to a close Friday, at 11 am Greenwich Mean Time on the 11th day of the 11th month of 2011. But according to London's Guardian, some countries ...
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And the seven natural wonders of the world are...
USA Today
By Laura Bly, USA TODAY According to results of controversial globalpopularity poll announced today, the provisional winners include South America's Amazon and Iguazu Falls, Vietnam's Halong Bay, South Korea's Jeju Island, Indonesia's Komodo Island, ...
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Exclusive: Julia Roberts speaks out this World Pneumonia Day
USA Today
By Christie Garton, USA TODAY This World Pneumonia Day I'm speaking out as a mother about the leading killer of children under the age of 5. Pneumonia kills about 1.4 million young children annually, 99% of whom die in developing countries. ...
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Shot in arm breathes hope into lives of world's most vulnerable
Sydney Morning Herald
Despite its relative obscurity to most Australians as a 21st century problem, pneumonia is still the single leading cause of death globally for children under five. It is this lack of awareness that makes today, World Pneumonia Day, so vital. ...
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World Pneumonia Day being marked today
PakistanToday.com.pk
“We know that pneumonia can be treated quickly and effectively with affordable antibiotics, yet it remains the world's number-one killer of children,” said Patrick Watt,Global Campaign Director at Save the Children. “Today's results show that health ...
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Colliers International Announces Recent Transactions
Kansas City Star
KANSAS CITY, Missouri (November 11, 2011) – Colliers International, a leading globalreal estate services and investment firm, today announced the following transactions. (October 21, 2011) Commerce Bank sold 45 acres of land to S & M Sarai LLC located ...
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IMF head stresses China's role in global rebound
Xinhua
... to the International Finance Forum in Beijing on Nov 9. "The rise of Asia in the global economy is really the defining economic success story of modern times. And so today, it is no surprise that Asia is propelling theglobal recovery," she said. ...
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DHL Launches Landmark Global Connectedness Index 2011 - Significant Untapped ...
MarketWatch (press release)
11, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DHL, the global logistics leader, today released the first DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI), a detailed country-by-country analysis of the flows that connect the world. The study indicates that globalization is still ...
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NAR's Global Initiatives Cross Borders
MarketWatch (press release)
Realtor.com(R) International also allows for enhanced translation options in 11 languages and easy-to-use currency and dimension convertors to support the needs ofinternational buyers. Realtors(R) are also recognizing today as "Global Day" during the ...
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Seven wonders of the natural world and how to see them
The Guardian
The Seven Natural Wonders of the world are being announced todayfollowing a global poll. We've selected holidays to seven of the spectacular sites on the shortlist This article was published on guardian.co.uk at 11.22 GMT on Friday 11 November 2011 . ...
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Viacom Transfers Listing to the NASDAQ Stock Market
MarketWatch (press release)
... today as a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. Viacom also operates many of the world's most popular properties for entertainment, community and casual online gaming through its branded digital media experiences. ...
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Empact Brings Together Top Entrepreneurship Leaders to Jumpstart the Global ...
U.S. Politics Today
[read more] Should the international community be more active regarding the tense situation in Syria? (2011-11-06) No, it could do more harm than good. About US PoliticsToday Aimed at business leaders and global professionals worldwide, ...
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2013 Chevy TrailBlazer a real SUV, but not for USA
USA Today
A real SUV -- diesel engine, body-on-frame, pickup-style construction -- still has a place in the world. Unfortunately, the USA isn't it. Chevy showed the 2013 TrailBlazer for the first time today at the DubaiInternational Motor Show, saying the SUV ...
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Nearly Quarter of Workers Are Depressed
Wall Street Journal (blog)
“Today's environmental stressors have created a negative mindset that has infiltrated ourglobal workforce, causing worker morale to plummet and dangerously hampering productivity,” Alex Jakobson, the firm's North American managing director said in a ...
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Sobering Outlook from the IEA
Zacks.com
The International Energy Agency, or IEA, this week released its World Energy Outlook. The IEA is not some wild-eyed "peak oil/global warming" fringe group. They are about as mainstream and staid a group as you are going to find. ...
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Panel: Global market success depends on embracing technology, data
East Valley Tribune
GLENDALE – With all the new technology and endless data produced in a rapidly changing world, companies must adapt or risk being left behind, a group of globalbusiness leaders said Thursday. “Any companies that think that they do not need or are...
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Travel to save the world
TODAYonline
In an interview with Today, Scowsill highlighted the importance of travel in today'seconomy. "Travel as an industry contributes 9 per cent of global GDP (gross domestic product); that's more than the automobile industry, which accounts for 8 per cent, ...
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Global Expansion of High-speed Railroads Gains Steam
Huffington Post
That is equivalent to about 4 percent of all rail lines -- passenger and freight -- in theworld today. By track length, the current high-speed leaders are China, Japan, Spain, France, and Germany. Other countries are joining the high-speed league as ...
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Great women's golf on the world stage in
FOXSports.com
"We are delighted the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open will be played at Royal Melbourne Golf Club on the LPGA Tour's global stage, and look forward to welcoming the world's best to Melbourne," Mr Pitt said. "This is a very exciting time in ...
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CME Group and CME Trust to Provide $300M Guarantee to SIPC Trustee to Help ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Today's proposal is designed to ensure that customers would have access to a greater percentage of the total customer-segregated funds MF Global accounted for at CME Clearing, other clearing houses and MF Global custodians. This unprecedented guarantee ...
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Hansen Medical Announces World's First Clinical Uses of Magellan(TM) Robotic ...
MarketWatch (press release)
... Inc. /quotes/zigman/103548/quotes/nls/hnsn HNSN +1.77% , a global leader in flexible catheter robotics and the developer of robotic technology for accurate 3D control of catheter movement, today announced the world's first uses of the Magellan(TM) ...
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Rambus to Present at the UBS Global Technology and Services Conference
MarketWatch (press release)
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rambus Inc. /quotes/zigman/62944/quotes/nls/rmbs RMBS +2.82% , one of the world's premier technology licensing companies, today announced that Satish Rishi, chief financial officer, will present at the ...
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UN joins One Day on Earth to capture global spectrum of human activities on film
UN News Centre
The United Nations is partnering with the One Day on Earth project to film human activities across the world today to be edited into a video narrative highlighting such issues of global concern as poverty, gender equality, the environment, human rights ...
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UN News Centre
Joe Woody Named Global President of KCI's Active Healing Solutions(TM) Business
MarketWatch (press release)
... Inc. today announced the selection of Joseph (Joe) Woody as Global President of Active Healing Solutions(TM) (AHS), the company's advanced wound healing business. Woody is expected to join the KCI team in late November. Throughout the world, AHS...
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Royal Caribbean International Heats Up the Gulf Coast With New Cruise Options ...
Sacramento Bee
11, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International is heating things up down south this winter with three of the cruise line's most innovative ships sailing to the Caribbean from convenient Gulf Coast ports. Today, Galveston, Texas welcomes ...
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Karst chat with Jeff Simmons: Technology needed to feed world
The Packer (blog)
12:30 pm Tom Karst: You are giving a speech today titled “Making Safe, Affordable, and Abundant Food a Global Reality” at the National Association of Farm Broadcasters here in Kansas City. What's the premise of the talk? 12:31 pm Jeff Simmons: Last ...
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Astellas Signs United Nations Global Compact
MarketWatch (press release)
... today that it is signing the United Nations Global Compact(1), which will further reinforce the company's commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ethical business practices around the world. "We are committed to adopting the Global ...
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Hong Kong Exchanges Posts Rising Profit as Turnover Jumps
BusinessWeek
Third-quarter net income climbed to HK$1.24 billion ($159 million) from HK$1.22 billion a year earlier, the company said in a statement today. That compares with the HK$1.34 billion average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. ...
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Believers Kick Off First 'Global Day of Worship' - World - CBN News ...
"On a small scale, I hope that for each individual who's here, they get a true encounter with God today," Wendy Decker, director of Regent University's Performing Arts Center, told CBN News. "And on a larger scale, I hope the world stage will ...
CBN.com - CBN News
India-US ties valuable for global consensus: Envoy
In a globalised world, closer partnership between India and the United States will be of great value for forging global consensus and cooperation, according to Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao. India and US today are engaging with each ...
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Trustee Fires 1000 Workers At MF Global's ... - Yeshiva World News
By Y.W. Editor
(Friday, November 11th, 2011). Just two weeks after MF Global filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the trustee overseeing the failed futures brokerage disclosed plans on Friday to fire all of its broker dealer employees as it liquidates the business. ...
Yeshiva World News
Media News Blogger, Jim Romenesko ... - GLOBAL GOOD GROUP
By joshbois
As a media news aggregation service our selves here at Global Good Group we are always happy to see other media networks prosper and provide news services to the public. It is sad to see a major blog influencer leave but we are glad that the world has had these types of people. Unfortunately the reason he resigned was due to Eria Fry, an assistant editor at Columbia Journalism Review finding out and exposing that he would pull large amounts of information from other sources ...
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The AM Roundup: Facebook Settlement, MF Global's Books, More ...
By WSJ Law Blog
The AM Roundup: Facebook Settlement, MF Global's Books, More. This is a discussion on The AM Roundup: Facebook Settlement, MF Global's Books, More within the LawNews forum, part of the FORUM INFORMATION category; Law Blog rounds up the morning's news. The FTC poked you: Facebook is ... Old Today, 10:00 AM. WSJ Law Blog. News. WSJ Law Blog's Avatar. Join Date: Mar 2008. Posts: 4111. Default The AM Roundup: Facebook Settlement, MF Global's Books, More ...
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Believers Kick Off First 'Global Day of Worship' - World - CBN News ...
Organizers say the purpose of the Global Day of Worship is to unite believers ... and throughout the world, just worshiping and lifting up God today," she added. ...
www.cbn.com/.../Believers-Kick-Off-First-Global-Day-of-Wor...
BBC iPlayer - World News Today: 09/11/2011
The latest news, exploring the day's events from a global perspective. ... World News Today - 09/11/2011. Share this page. Favourite Add as. Link to this ...
www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/.../World_News_Today_09_11_2011/
Tighter credit hitting global economy: Carney - Worldnews.com
Wall Street Gecko comments on the international liquidity crisis ... and CEO, Don DeLoach talks about the role of liquidity management in today's global liquidity ...
article.wn.com/.../Tighter_credit_hitting_global_economy_Car...
Locke Lord Continues Global Growth: Announces Plans ... - EIN News
In a major global expansion to meet the needs of its national and international clients, Locke Lord announced today it will significantly develop its London ...
www.einnews.com/.../594285-locke-lord-continues-global-gro...
Global news quiz: dangerous music and expensive truffles | World ...
Test how well you've been following world events over the last week. ... Welcome to theglobal news quiz from the Guardian Weekly. Every week, the quizmaster ...
www.guardian.co.uk/world/quiz/2011/nov/08/1
G20 Protests meet Occupy Wall Street — global ... - World News
World News News around the World · Home · Al Jazeera · Australia Ten · Euro News · Russia Today · TV New Zealand. Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 | Posted ...
www.worldnews.fm/.../g20-protests-meet-occupy-wall-street-g...
World News Today, Political and Entertainment News Online - WORLD
We are committed to deliver the latest world news headlines and stories about ... of the G20 summit, in which the strongest global economies will convene. ...
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Today World News | Israeli strike on Iran nuclear program? Global ...
November 8, 2011 By World - Google News. ABC News Israeli strike on Iran nuclear program? Global leaders try to quiet ... Christian Science Monitor Ahead of ...
todayworldnews.org/.../israeli-strike-on-iran-nuclear-program-...
Qantas row leaves global leaders stuck - Asia-Pacific, World News ...
... for her government after global leaders attending the Commonwealth Heads of ...government leaders today after the Commonwealth summit in the west coast ...
www.independent.ie/.../qantas-row-leaves-global-leaders-stuck...
Cool International News Today images - Global News tonight
Check out out these global news these days pictures: seven-365 Interview Picture by AloneAlbatross Happened to be strolling downtown nowadays and came ...
globalnewstonight.com/cool-international-news-today-images/
Corzine's MF GLOBAL files Chapter 11… | World News - Russian ...
Besieged broker MF Global filed bankruptcy today after a frantic effort over the weekend by CEO John Corzine to strike an ... World news from Russia in english ...
mysouth.su/2011/10/corzine-s-mf-global-files-chapter-11/
WORLD Magazine | Today's News, Christian Views
World Magazine is a full color biweekly news magazine that provides complete ... MFGlobal collapsed into bankruptcy Monday, and Corzine has since hired a ...
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