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Dec 23, 2011

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Consumer Spending in U.S. Probably Rose in November on Pent Up Auto Demand
Bloomberg
“The economy has been expanding moderately, notwithstanding some apparent slowing in global growth,” Federal Reserve policy makers said in their latest statement on Dec. 13 following a meeting. “Household spending has continued to advance, but business ...
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Is Indian investment in Ethiopian farms a 'land grab?' (VIDEO)
Christian Science Monitor
The debate over Indian-owned Karuturi Global's investments in Ethiopia's Gambella region may sound extreme, but it is representative of the strong emotions one finds across the developing world about the subject of agricultural investment. ...
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Wildlife Film Festival Illustrates Global Format Change
TV Technology
Fast forward 20 years to a far more complex world with programs being originated and delivered in many, many flavors of SD, HD and upwards to 4K. Moreover, today one can add a third dimension to all of the rest with 3D. "The good old days of Beta SP in ...
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TV Technology
Salman Khan: Let's Use Video To Reinvent Education
Huffington Post
If 2011 is the year the world discovered Sal Khan, let 2012 be the year we discover one hundred more just like him -- experts on every subject and topic sharing their knowledge with the global community. Next year on YouTube you'll see new educational ...
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Rensselaer President Discusses the Importance of Communication in an ...
Your-Story.org (press release)
Video – Shirley Ann Jackson, president, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, recently discussed the importance of communication in today's interconnected global world where people of different cultures must work together. Jackson, a theoretical physicist, ...
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Charities give Christmas gift of water
USA TODAY
"There are a lot of ways to tackle it, but for me, ensuring that every human being has access to safe drinking water and the dignity of a toilet … is one of the most urgent and pressing causes in the world today." Damon founded a water charity, ...
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USA TODAY
Copper Traders Most Bullish in Two Months on Demand Outlook: Commodities
Bloomberg
Play Video Copper traders are the most bullish since October asglobal inventories at a two-year low add to signs that demand is improving. Sixteen of 28 analysts surveyed by Bloomberg expect the metal to advance next week, the first positive outlook ...
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Mongolia Spending Glut Risks Bust on Commodity Outlook, IMF Says
Bloomberg
Wages are estimated to rise 80 percent over three years through 2012, Steven Bennett, International Monetary Fund's head of Mongolia coverage, said. Mongolia's economy, which grew 20.8 percent last quarter, risks contraction along with a global ...
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Secretary-General Hails Parliamentarians as 'Link between the Global and Local...
IEWY News
And in today's increasingly interconnected world, you are also a link between theglobal and local — bringing local concerns into the global arena, and translatingglobal standards into national action. I very much welcome your engagement in the ...
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Piracy vs. privacy in the online world
Washington Post
It has become an easy way for people to find the television shows they missed (or don't have an HBO subscription for), the movie that has just been released in the theater or the latest video game available in Japan but not yet released in the United ...
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Suicide car bombs kill at least 44 in Damascus
CNN
The bombs charred cars and destroyed buildings, according to video from the scene. The video also showed men carrying the wounded in blankets. "Preliminary investigations indicate that the criminal attack carries the blueprints of al Qaeda," SANA ...
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Tiger Cubs Exploited In America's Malls Of Shame (VIDEO)
Global Animal
Needless to say, Global Animal believes no animals should be exploited for entertainment or profit. When shopping in America, you should not encounter a living tiger. For now, Schreibvogel's scam-on-wheels is on hiatus. Yet, the GW Wild Animal Park is ...
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Global Animal
Lilly Employees Volunteer Hands and Hearts on Global Day of Service
3BL Media (press release)
We invite you to view this video to learn more about the Lilly Global Day of Service. This year, on October 6, 2011, more than 8000 Lilly employees in Indianapolis, our corporate headquarters, completed more than 45 projects that promote healthy ...
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Stocks That Jean-Marie Eveillard Keep Buying in Recent Quarters
GuruFocus.com
Least but not last, the company's investment in Univision (UVN) and lucrative royalty agreement in exchange for its programming gives Televisa exposure to theworld's largest media market. Microsoft Corporation (MSFT): Microsoft develops the Windows PC ...
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Morgan Stanley says sentiment on India is souring
Moneycontrol.com
Below is an edited transcript of his interview. Watch the accompanying video for more. Q: Last winter when we spoke, you said that it's just a matter of time when markets head into a bear market zone. We certainly seem to have done that in 2011. ...
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Shoplifters of the world will steal $1.84b this Christmas season, says retail ...
GlobalPost (blog)
The Global Retail Theft Barometer said that's a 6 percent increase from the $1.7 billion shoplifted during the same period last year. The Associated Press reported that higher unemployment rates and falling wages have contributed to the rise in theft ...
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Ghanaian Company Launches Kasanoma PCTV, KPad
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation
KPad makes the customer enjoy videos with high definition, precise touch screen technology, camera with high mega pixels, downloadable softwares, e-learning materials, advanced picture quality and the latest blue tooth application that allows one to ...
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The best financial jokes of 2011
Financial Post
A market analyst is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today. Why did Greece fail to get the latest installment of EU/IMF aid? Because no one in Greece works long enough to complete the application form ...
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Financial Post
Greenpeace Year in Pictures Video
PlanetSave.com
In 2003, in the run up to the war in Iraq, Time argued: “There are two forces in theworld today – US military power, and world public opinion”. For nearly a decade the second super power, global public opinion, has been dormant, but it's now woken and ...
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ITWC This Week Greatest Hits, Volume 1
ITWorld Canada
IT World Canada Staff is a contributor to the International Data Group (IDG) News Service, which publishes global technology stories from bureaus around theworld to more than 300 publications in more than 60 countries. Your email address will not ...
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Stop Ignoring This Entire Industry
Motley Fool
... The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, and Brendan Byrnes, industrials editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world. In today's edition ...
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Egypt: Live ammo, beatings, stripping
CNN International
Suleiman was seen in a red coat in the same video that showed the veiled woman's beating. Security forces rushed toward Suleiman and pushed her to the ground as she ran to the veiled woman's side. "I was just trying to help her up after they exposed ...
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You could win $10000 by sharing your favorite Chevrolet Route 66video
Torque News
By Don Bain on Thu, 12/22/2011 - 18:29 Filmmakers from around theworld have created video spots for the Chevrolet Route 66 contest in an effort to have theirs aired by GM during SuperBowl XLVI. Now fans have the chance to win $10000 by sharing their ...
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Fans can enjoy Rose Bowl experience even without attending
University of Wisconsin Badgers
Daily photos and free video interviews are available on the Road to the Rose Bowl page. Fans can fire up for gameday by watching the exquisite video, Wisconsin Football Experience. The UW-Madison Communications office also has its official page, Global ...
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Q&A: ESPN Cranks Up The Audio For Mike And Mike, The Herd, Stephen A., NBA...
The Big Lead
Programming is anchored by the NBA (and The Finals), MLB (and the WorldSeries) and college football (including the BCS and regular-season schedule). But it's bread-and-butter is sports talk and news. Among those who have not been done in by video ...
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Video from Cotton Incorporated and Synaptic Digital: 24 Hours; 1440 LOOKS ...
MarketWatch (press release)
MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of more than a half-billion households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young ...
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PFRDA Bill shelved; FDI in pension won't impact funds: E&Y
Moneycontrol.com
Ashvin Parekh, partner, national leader-global financial services, Ernst & Young spoke to CNBC-TV18 about what the PFRDA Bill contains and what it must contain. Below is the edited transcript of the interview. Also watch the accompanying video. ...
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Ford to Preview All-New Global Vehicle at the Delhi Auto Expo 2012
NewDesignWorld (press release)
The new vehicle will be the latest One Ford global product, a vehicle designed to help expand Ford's footprint in the world's fastest-growing auto markets, including India. It will be the second of eight products Ford plans to bring to India by ...
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What Is the Difference Between 3G and WiFi?
Caribbean Media Vision
3G network is a global radio frequency used from the original Japan to the more local Europe and Western America. Companies range from being called Orange to being a mystical name the Unicorn company. 3G phones and the global usage is a prime example ...
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Visual art year in review | Museums open arms and open minds
Kansas City Star
That show overlapped with the “Global Intimacies” exhibit of moving and memorable videos at Block Artspace, which gave voice to those at the opposite end of the economic spectrum. The issue of the economic downturn reached a crescendo in the fall, ...
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Kansas City Star
Stop Ignoring This Entire Industry
DailyFinance
... The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Austin Smith, consumer goods editor and analyst, and Brendan Byrnes, industrials editor and analyst, discuss topics across the investing world. In today's edition ...
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Have a White Christmas With Google Maps, YouTube
PC Magazine
And if you need any inspiration, just visit Snowify.me's gallery of global holiday cards showing animated creations located everywhere from Japan to England to the beaches of California. Last week, Google unveiled a new holiday-themed Easter Egg: ...
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Rensselaer President Discusses the Importance of ... - eCampus News
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Video – Shirley Ann Jackson, president, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, recently discussed the importance of communication in today's interconnected global worldwhere people of different cultures must work together. Jackson, a theoretical physicist, was chairman of the U.S. ... Connects you to all the latest news, information and resources on how today's teachers are using technology in the classroom to advance learning. eSchoolNews.tv. Connects you to the latest videoson ...
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Removed: video | World news | guardian.co.uk
This video has been taken down on Saturday 10 December pending investigation.... The Guardian, UK and World news, User comments, Web. News · Sport ...
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global trade deal: Latest News & Videos, Photos about global trade ...
global trade deal Latest Breaking News, Pictures, Videos, and Special Reports from The ... India today said it will take at least two more years for completion of the Doha Round of talks ... World's biggest internet market ponders debt route TOI...
economictimes.indiatimes.com/topic/global-trade-deal
Eight more global banks downgraded - World News, Breaking News ...
Fitch Ratings has downgraded the viability ratings for eight of the world's biggest banks, ... Download the new iPhone App today | See Independent Woman | ...
www.independent.ie/.../eight-more-global-banks-downgraded-...
Map Updated: White Christmas vs. Global ... - AccuWeather.com
Take a look at the 10% line, which is the dark blue color in the new map, and the end of ... For U.S. city, Canada and United Kingdom chances of a White Christmas, please read my blog from last week. ... Today a video surfaced showing the November 7 tornadoes twisting through an OK wind farm. ...International Weather ...
www.accuweather.com/.../map-updated-white-christmas-vs-gl...
Will we see Yu Darvish in Texas? (VIDEO) - CSMonitor.com
Global News Blog ... Latest Kim Jong-il shrine is an escalator (video); 12.22.11. Hearing to end today on possible court-martial for Bradley Manning. Related ...pitchers in Japan, and key players for Japan's team in the World Baseball Classic . ...
www.csmonitor.com/.../Will-we-see-Yu-Darvish-in-Texas-VI...
MF Global UK to - Business Newswires : euronews : the latest ...
Business Newswires | euronews : International and European news all available as video on demand. ... KPMG told the remaining 300 MF Global staff in London it had stopped looking for a buyer after a fruitless six ... The news is a blow to staff at MF Global and marks the latest twist in a complex ... Today; Yesterday; 7 Days ...
www.euronews.net/.../1284795-mf-global-uk-to-close-as-sale-...
Global News | 1st memorial to be held today for victims of Alberta ...
xsltuxOtherSitesec7664121/WorkArea//http://www.globalnews.ca/Pages/ ... DIY Network, Fox Sports World, Global Reality, IFC, Movietime, Mystery TV ...CHARLOTTETOWN - The first of many memorials is to be held in Charlottetowntoday to honour the victims of last week's murder-suicide in Alberta. ... LatestVideo ...
www.globalnews.ca/1st+memorial+to.../story.html
Boosted Global Efforts Against Malaria Lead To Fewer Deaths ...
The World Malaria Report by the UN World Health Organization (WHO) ... GlobalMalaria Programme, speaking to reporters in New York via video link from the agency's ... diagnose and treat malaria – today's gains will be reversed and we will lose many ... I have no doubt recent news from Europe, and the results of Friday's...
www.scoop.co.nz/.../boosted-global-efforts-against-malaria-lea...
UN climate talks seal pact on global warming - World News - IBNLive
News · Photos · Video ... It would take effect by 2020 at the latest. ... "The badnews is that we did very little here to affect the emissions curve." ... 20th century division of the globe into two unequal parts was invalid in today's world, the EU said. ...
ibnlive.in.com/news/un-climate-talks-seal.../210762-2.html
Nations set course for 2015 global climate pact - Seven News ...
"Where the (1997) Kyoto (protocol) divides the world into two categories, we will now get a system that reflects the reality of today?s mutually interdependentworld," Connie ... "The grim news is that the blockers led by the US have succeeded in ... Current measures to tackle carbon emissions are falling far short of the goal of ...
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China Sites Youku and Tudou Accuse Each Other of Piracy | Global ...
Chinese video sites Youku and Tudou each allege the other is running pirated ...Subscribe to Advertising Age today! ... Stay on top of the news and stay ahead of the game— sign up for e-mail ... Latest News · Hispanic Creative Awards 2010 ...The two businesses compete fiercely for viewers in China, the world's largest ...
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BBC World News to Be Available Through Comcast - NYTimes.com
Katty Kay is Washington correspondent for BBC World News America. ... “We're a global news organization for a globalized world,” Peter Horrocks, the BBC's... system in New York City last summer, the Comcast deal will give BBC an advantage because it will reach more homes. ... Video Chat Reshapes Domestic Rituals ...
www.nytimes.com/.../bbc-world-news-to-be-available-through...
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