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ARGENTINA Summer News, Mar 24, 2012


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RockTenn Celebrates Grand Opening of New Folding Carton Plant in Marion, NC
MarketWatch (press release)
MARION, NC, Mar 22, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RockTenn today celebrates the grand opening of its new Marion, NC, folding carton facility. The plant produces consumer packaging for a variety of products people use every day. “Last summer, Governor Perdue ...
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Preview: CONCACAF Olympic Qualification Tournament
The Goat Parade
by Alicia Ratterree on Mar 21, 2012 10:39 PM PDT We've been hearing about it for months, but the CONCACAF Olympic Qualification Tournament is here. The eight team tournament begins Thursday, as Group A gets underway in group play, with Group B getting ...
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Argentina Responds to Climate Challenge with Transgenic Seeds
Inter Press Service
By Marcela Valente * BUENOS AIRES, Mar 14, 2012 (Tierramérica) - Researchers in Argentina have isolated a sunflower gene and implanted it into corn, wheat and soybean seeds to make them more resistant to drought and soil salinity, problems increasingly ...
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Happy Birthday, Andrew Lloyd Weber! Some Familiar Favorites From a Great Composer
Broward-Palm Beach New Times (blog)
By Lee Zimmerman Thu., Mar. 22 2012 at 10:32 AM ​Like Lerner and Lowe, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim, England's foremost theater composer, Andrew Lloyd Webber (born March 22, 1948), has left an indelible impact on the ...
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GRAINS-US corn, wheat bounce after three days of losses
Reuters Africa
A strike by truckers in Argentina added to worries about the availability of South American soy supplies. * China is on course to import 25 percent more soybeans in the first half of this year than the first six months of 2010, an official think tank ...
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Exploration/Development Briefs
Oil & Gas Journal
Drilling is to start by Mar. 22 on a 10-12-well drilling program in the El Valle area of Argentina's Neuquen basin, said Crown Point Ventures Ltd., Calgary. Excessive rain delayed the program's start, but a rig is under contract and the first 6-7 wells ...
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Vulcan Minerals Inc.: Corporate Update
MarketWatch (press release)
ST JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, Mar 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Vulcan Minerals Inc. ("the Company") (CVE:CA:VUL) is pleased to provide the following update on its activities: Following upon a Term Sheet agreement whereby the Company will ...
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Grains Outlook
Inside Futures
Bullish factors include (1) a possible increase in foreign demand for US corn after Argentina, the world's second-largest corn exporter, delayed granting more corn export permits until April as it studies crop damage caused by drought, (2) USDA's Mar 9 ...
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Monique Sullivan's path to London anything but smooth
Globe and Mail
... trying to gain points here and there in the complex system to win an Olympic berth at the Games in London this summer. At the next-to last Olympic qualifying event for track cyclists at the Pan American Championships in Mar del Plata, Argentina on ...
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American tracksters bring home the hardware from Pan American Continental ...
Boxscore News
Mar del Plata, Argentina -- The 13 Americans representing the United States racked up 11 medals at the recent Pan American Continental Track Championships in Mar del Plata, Argentina. The USA Cycling squad gained new continental champions in the men's ...
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American track cyclists bring home the hardware from continental championships
Bike World News
The 13 Americans representing the United States racked up 11 medals at the recent Pan American Continental Track Championships in Mar del Plata,Argentina. The USA Cycling squad gained new continental champions in the men's team sprint and scratch ...
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Lakers get Ramon Sessions from Cavs in trade
Gettysburg Times
Cleveland Cavaliers' Ramon Sessions (3) passes in front of Houston Rockets' Luis Scola (4), from Argentina, and Jonny Flynn (9) in the first quarter in an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 11, 2012, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) Posted: Thursday, ...
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Women's notebook: Admiring adversary
Journal Inquirer
Auriemma guided the US squad, which included future Huskies Diana Taurasi and Ashley Battle, to a 5-0 record and the gold medal at the COPABA junior world championships qualifying tournament in Mar Del Plata, Argentina. One of his assistants was Kansas ...
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Moyse ready to complete Olympic crossover move
Globe and Mail
Earlier this week, Moyse hopped on a plane to Argentina, and endured a six-hour bus ride to Mar Del Plata, for the event that runs from March 3 to 11. She'll compete in two individual events, the sprint and the 500-metre time trials.
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The US Should Clobber the World in London
Wall Street Journal
On the other hand, his model either nailed or came within a medal of nailing medal counts for Ethiopia, Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Argentina, Canada, and Mexico. A version of this article appeared Mar. 13, 2012, on page D7 in some US editions of The ...
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BOXING CHATTER: Bouts coming to Del Mar
Press-Enterprise
BY DAVID A. AVILA Middleweights James Parison (15-1, 4 KOs) and super tough Lester Gonzalez (12-6-3, 6 KOs) tangle in a scheduled eight-round tussle Friday in Del Mar. Also on the card will be San Diego's undefeated flyweight Amaris Quintana (5-0-2) ...
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Diaverum Offers Holiday Dialysis in Beautiful Spots around the World
MarketWatch (press release)
LUND, Sweden & MUNICH, Mar 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Diaverum, one of the world's leading renal care service providers, is offering dialysis patients a choice of hundreds of clinics in Europe, Latin America, Australia and Middle East to spend their ...
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Grains Outlook
Inside Futures
Bullish factors include (1) drought in South America that prompted a cut in Brazil's corn harvest estimate for this year to 60.4 MMT from a Feb projection of 60.6 MMT and a cut in Argentina's corn harvest estimate to less than 20 MMT from a Jan ...
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THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA: 'Vengeance' Video Released - Mar. 8, 2012
Blabbermouth.net
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA will then head down to Latin America for a headline tour alongside fellow metalcore heroes WHITECHAPEL, with stops slated for Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Columbia, and Mexico. The band is then slated to spend itssummer as one of ...
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Latin America Mercosur Group Has US$15 Billion Tourism Turnover Last Year
Bernama
Tourism Secretary Daniel Aguilera described the current summer season inArgentina particularly for the seaside resorts along the Atlantic coast as 'spectacular', beginning on New Year with the Dakar Rally that took off fromMar del Plata.
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Interscope Records' Far East Movement Lends Their Unique Style & Sound on ...
MarketWatch (press release)
MALIBU, Calif., Mar 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pacific Animation Partners, a joint venture between leading US toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK) and Dentsu Entertainment USA, has aligned with Cherrytree/Interscope Records' chart-topping ...
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Olympic dream permeates the NBA
Chicago Tribune
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Beyond the grind of the National Basketball Association season lies a dreamy challenge for some international players in the world's top hoops league -- a crack at getting to play in this summer'sLondon Olympics.
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Mr. President, meet Amanda Jamitinya: Roller derby champs want White House welcome
Westword (blog)
By Colin Bane Mon., Mar. 12 2012 at 1:03 PM ​Seven of Colorado's most colorful sports personalities could be headed for the White House if representatives of Team USA Roller Derby -- the 2011 Roller Derby World Cup champions -- get their way.
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The Uncertain Future of Dzeko
Bitter And Blue (blog)
by BosnianBronco on Mar 12, 2012 6:57 PM GMT As the title suggests the future of Edin Dzeko at City this summer seems to be up in the air. Dzeko joined City during the 2011 January transfer window for 27 million. The Bosnian was marred with question ...
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SOUTH AFRICA Summer News, Mar 24, 2012


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South Africa 246-2 At Stumps On Day 2, 3rd Test
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AP [ Updated 24 Mar 2012, 10:57:45 ] New Zealand, Mar 24: Bad light frustrated Alviro Petersen's quest for a third test century, stranding him at 96 not out and South Africa at 246-2 when stumps were called early on the second day of the third cricket ...
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QUEEN Guitarist Interviewed On South Africa's 94.5 Kfm (Audio) - Mar. 23, 2012
Blabbermouth.net
On Thursday, March 22, QUEEN guitarist Brian May was interviewed by Ryan O'Connor of the South Africa radio station 94.5 Kfm. Subjects covered included music with Kerry Ellis; Adam Lambert and QUEEN; work for animals; Born Free; Virginia McKenna; ...
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Proteas not to 'lose sleep' over contentious umpiring decisions
Newstrack India
Wellington, Mar 24(ANI): South Africa was on the receiving end of two contentious umpiring decisions on the first day of the final Test against New Zealand on Friday, but Proteas' assistant coach Russell Domingo has said the team is not going to lose ...
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South African Airways introduces virtual itineraries
Gadling
by Kraig Becker (RSS feed) on Mar 24th 2012 at 8:00AM South AfricanAirways Vacations has introduced a new feature on its website that gives visitors the ability to explore options for travel in Africa like never before. The company has launched a ...
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South Africa Names 2 New Caps For T20 Against India
indiatvnews.com
AP [ Updated 23 Mar 2012, 23:00:27 ] Johannesburg, Mar 23:South Africa named uncapped batsman Farhaan Behardien and wicketkeeper Dane Vilas to its squad Friday for a one-off Twenty20 game against India next week. One-day international player Faf du ...
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South Africa 222-2 At Tea On Day 2, 3rd Test
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AP [ Updated 24 Mar 2012, 10:06:40 ] New Zealand, Mar 24: Alviro Petersen took a day and half to bring up his fourth test half century and bat South Africa to 222-2 and an imposing position in the third cricket test against New Zealand on Saturday.
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Botha named captain for one-off T20 against India
thatsCricket
Johannesburg, Mar 24: South Africa's allrounder Johan Botha has been appointed as captain of the national side for the one-off Twenty20 international against India, while captain AB deVilliers and his deputy Hashim Amla have been rested for the match ...
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Tale of Two Approaches - the WTO Torn Asunder?
Inter Press Service
By Ravi Kanth Devarakonda GENEVA, Mar 24, 2012 (IPS) - Trade envoys of India, Brazil, and South Africa have warned industrialised countries not to hijack the Doha multilateral trade negotiations by adopting the controversial plurilateral approach to ...
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Amla undergoes surgery for groin injury
Newstrack India
Durban, Mar 24(ANI): South African batsman Hashim Amla has undergone surgery for groin injury after being hit by New Zealand paceman Chris Martin's delivery yesterday. Amla was rushed to the Wellington Hospital for exploratory surgery after scoring 63 ...
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Barry Richards and his golden summer of 1970/71
The Roar
The Australians had returned home following a four-nil thrashing by South Africa. During the Ashes series it didn't get much better, with the six-match Test series being decided in England's favour two-nil. In the last Test, Australia, under the new, ...
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Proteas to field in three debutants T20 match against India
Newstrack India
Johannesburg, Mar 24(ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) has named three new debutants in the squad for the New Age Cup T20 match against India at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on March 30. Batsman Farhaan Behardien, wicketkeeper Dane Vilas and Faf du ...
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African Union to step up hunt for Kony
AZ Central.com
by Rodney Muhumuza - Mar. 23, 2012 08:01 AM AP ENTEBBE, Uganda -- TheAfrican Union said Friday it will send 5000 soldiers to join the hunt for war criminal Joseph Kony, a new mission that comes amid a wildly popular Internet campaign targeting the ...
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Proteas end day one of third Test against New Zealand on 136 for 2
Newstrack India
Wellington (New Zealand), Mar.23 (ANI): South Africa ended day one of the third Test against New Zealand on 136 for the loss of two wickets. A fluent 63 from opener Hashim Amla contributed to the Proteas total. A wt outfield and poor light prevented a ...
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Gordimer's merciless beam
Books LIVE (blog)
by Karin on Mar 24th, 2012 Tweet Sweeping, cohesive, almost epic – and I use the word advisedly – in its scope, No Time Like The Present is the literary thermostat under the tongue of democratic South Africa. But to get the reading you first have to ...
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IPL bemoans scheduling mess
Hindustan Times
The Indian Premier League (IPL), till now blamed for disrupting the India players' focus on national team duty, has been left silently cursing the cricket board for agreeing to play in a Twenty20 international against South Africa four days before the ...
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SES and Samsung unveil Africa's first TV with integrated free-to-air satellite ...
ClickPress (press release)
[ClickPress, Fri Mar 23 2012] SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced at the Samsung Africa Forum in Cape Town,South Africa, that it is collaborating with Samsung to drive digital broadcasting via satellite in sub-Saharan ...
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Africa Oil 2011 Financial and Operating Results
MarketWatch (press release)
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Mar 23, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Africa Oil Corp. (CVE:CA:AOI) (omx:AOI) ("Africa Oil", "the Company" or "AOC") is pleased to announce its financial and operating results for the year ended December 31, 2011.
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Bond and Desai Consider the Unevenness of South Africa's Social Movements
Books LIVE (blog)
Bond and Desai argue that, not only are South Africa's politics rife with contradiction, but there is a great deal of unevenness within our urban social movements – our protests may be “disruptive” but they lack “fury”. Illustrating their point are ...
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IPL bemoans scheduling mess this time
Hindustan Times
The Indian Premier League (IPL), till now blamed for disrupting the India players' focus on national team duty, has been left silently cursing the cricket board for agreeing to play in a Twenty20 international against South Africa four days before the ...
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Pietersen determined to make amendments by scoring a ton in Sri Lanka
Newstrack India
He also revealed his small goal to score a hundred home and away against every major Test-playing nation, and he remains two shy of his hit list, without away tons against South Africa and the Sri Lankans. "I came here last time and batted like a ...
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Mannatech Announces 2012 Annual Shareholders' Meeting Date
MarketWatch (press release)
COPPELL, Texas, Mar 23, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ:MTEX) , a leading developer and provider of nutritional supplements and skin care products based on Real Food Technology® solutions, has announced May 30, 2012 as the date ...
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Experts seek greater push to stop drug-resistant TB
CIDRAP
Mar 23, 2012 (CIDRAP News) – Tuberculosis (TB) experts who met in Geneva this week said the global TB community needs to step up the fight against drug resistance and increase appropriate care and treatment "to avoid a scenario where TB becomes ...
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BlackRock Announces Redemption of Certain Auction Rate Preferred Shares Issued ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Headquartered in New York City, as of December 31, 2011, the firm has approximately 10100 employees in 27 countries and a major presence in key global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa.
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Angola: Cuito Cuanavale Battle Transcendental
Prensa Latina
23 de marzo de 2012, 12:45Luanda, Mar 23 (Prensa Latina) The bravery and determination of the heroes of the battle of Cuito Cuanavale, which marked the collapse of the opprobrious South African racist regime of Apartheid 24 years ago, was recalled on ...
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Pools and Venues for WBC 2013 Preliminaries Announced
Radio Cadena Agramonet
One month later, in November, France, Israel, South Africa and Spain will fight for another WBC berth at the Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida, the United States. Also in November, at the XinZuang Stadium of Chinese Taipei, the local squad will ...
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China non-committal on stapled visa issue
GreaterKashmir.com
The comments on the contentious issue by the top official came ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to New Delhi from March 28 to participate in the fourth BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit.
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Banks see opportunity and stability in growing middle class of Africa
Newser
Late last year, one of Africa's largest banks, Standard Bank of South Africa, announced it had secured a $125 million loan from 18 banks around the world, a demonstration of the confidence of foreign investors. Most African banks had little exposure to ...
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US warns of global water crisis
GreaterKashmir.com
PTI New York, Mar 23: Warning that a global water crisis was glooming, a US official report has said that problems with water could de-stabilise countries inSouth Asia, North Africa and Middle East over the next decade. Major river basins like the ...
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Kim gets World Bank nod
Arizona Republic
by Julie Pace - Mar. 23, 2012 04:22 PM AP WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Dartmouth College president and global health expert Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank. The unconventional pick of the Korean-born physician could help ...
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Anti-Kony campaign in turmoil after filmmaker's breakdown
Bangladesh News 24 hours
Los Angeles, Mar 24 (bdnews24.com/Reuters) - The public meltdown of the man behind the viral "Kony 2012" video has thrown his campaign into turmoil even as the film succeeded in turning the world's attention to capturing an elusive and brutal Ugandan ...
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David's Book Club: Capital Punishment
Daily Beast
In his mid-20s, he produced movies financed by the government ofSouth Africa. He graduated to a career as a lobbyist, where he specialized in manipulating government regulation for the benefit of clients. Abramoff describes his lobbying career as an ...
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US picks public health expert for World Bank job
Bangladesh News 24 hours
WASHINGTON, Mar 23 (bdnews24.com/Reuters) - The United States has picked a public health expert of South Korean origin as its candidate for the World Bank presidency, a job emerging market economies are contesting for the first time.
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Actor Joey Wishnia presents 'Shakespeare and Me'
Our Colorado News
He came to the US from South Africa in 1983 and established himself in Denver as an actor and director. He has written this personal story of a Shakespearean actor. Tickets: $14, $10 on April 16.             303-620-4933 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            303-620-4933      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      , byersevanshousemuseum.org.
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Obama names surprise WB candidate
Bangladesh News 24 hours
Her backing by Angola, Nigeria and South Africa was a rare example of unity among countries often at loggerheads. Ocampo's nomination by Brazil also signaled the desire of emerging markets to have a competitive process as they move to try to upend the ...
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Mali state television goes off air; fear of countercoup
Newser
AP | Mar 23, 2012 1:50 PM CDT in State television in Mali has gone off the air, as residents near the broadcaster say they saw troops erecting heavy barricades fearing a possible countercoup. FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2012 file photo, Malian President ...
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Benin Wants Brazilian Aid, Improving Co-op
Prensa Latina
The visitor, the current head of the African Union Assembly, asked Rousseff and Brazil to assume the leadership of the Brics group (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in boosting development at the so-called Black Continent.
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Global Health Expert Chosen As World Bank Nominee
North Country Public Radio
by Scott Horsley Mar 23, 2012 (All Things Considered) — President Obama's pick to lead the World Bank is an unconventional choice with a background in global health and development. The current monetary group head has a trade and economic background.
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John Payton, top civil rights lawyer, dies at 65
Beaver County Times
In 1994 he joined his wife, Gay McDougall, in South Africa, where McDougall was a member of the commission running the country's first democratic elections. He returned to Wilmer Hale, then became director-counsel and president of the legal defense and ...
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Gold Stock Price Update for Today, Mar-23
Fyxnews
AU's PE ratio is 9.99 and their market cap is $14.21B. AngloGold Ashanti Limited is engaged in the mining, extraction and production of gold in South Africa and internationally. Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE:AUY) is currently trading at $15.92 up 3.51% in ...
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Obama's pick for World Bank: an unconventional health specialist who defies ...
Newser
In the 1990s, defying skeptics, he found a cost-effective way to fight tuberculosis in the slums of South America. And he began a program to treat millions of Africans for HIV, that virus that causes AIDS. Since 2009, the Korean-born Kim, 52, ...
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South Africa news: Cobras coach Pybus resigns | South Africa ...
Cricket news from from cricket in South Africa. ... South Africa news. Cobras coach Pybus resigns. Firdose Moonda. March 24, 2012. Be the first to comment | Login via | Text size: A | A ... KZ-Natal v Northerns at Chatsworth -Mar 22-24 ...
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Summer success hinges on third Test - Vettori
The third Test match against South Africa will play a defining role in New Zealand's summer, Daniel Vettori, the New Zealand allrounder, has said - Cricket news ...
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South Africa Added 23000 Non-Farm Jobs in Fourth Quarter
South Africa, which has the highest unemployment rate of 61 countries tracked by Bloomberg, added 23000 non-farm jobs in the fourth quarter.
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Controversies mar South Africa's progress, News - Cricket - Mumbai ...
South Africa were on the receiving end of two controversial umpiring decisions on the first day of ... Quick News: Mukul Roy to be sworn in as Union railways minister tomorrow. .... I will gifting these to our kids at the Art Of living Summercamp.
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Gap (US) Opens First South Africa Store - 20 Mar 2012
BACK TO NEWS. Gap (US) Opens First South Africa Store. 20 Mar 2012 - U.S. clothing chain Gap Inc. opened its first store in South Africa Tuesday, ...with a few of last autumn's items mixed in as South Africa moves fromsummer to autumn.
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