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Apr 22, 2012

LATEST World News, Apr 22, 2012

Dockwise Ltd : Q1 2012: Progress on strategic targets, record backlog extended ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Breda, Norway, Apr 22, 2012 (Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) -- Breda, the Netherlands, 22 April 2012, DOCKWISE Ltd. today publishes results for the three month period ended 31 March 2012. - Cash flow generated from operating activities of USD 35 ...
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FIA post-race press conference - Bahrain 22 Apr 2012
Formula 1
What does that say about Formula One in 2012? SV: I think as Romain touched on, it's a very tight season, cars are very close to each other and small things can make a huge difference on a Sunday. I think we started the season saying that the McLaren ...
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FASHION Models News, Apr 22, 2012

Earth Day 2012: Fashion's Most Eco-Friendly Models & Designers (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post
So of course we turned to fashion, where there's no shortage of eco-loving designers and models to go around. From Gisele and Angela to Calvin and Stella, these sustainable style icons constantly remind us that being green is one of the most stylish ...
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Thunder Brunch & Fashion Show scholarship drive benefits NAACP
Indianapolis Star
8:47 pm A model shows off her beach style during the Thunder Brunch &Fashion Show on Saturday in Clarksville, Ind. About 150 attended. / Jenna Esarey/Special to The Courier-Journal Models strutted their stuff on the catwalk at the first Thunder Brunch ...
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SYRIA News, Apr 22, 2012

In this Saturday, April 21, 2012 photo, Syrians carry the bodies of an infant, Adam al Najjar, and Free Syrian Army fighter, Mowaffaq al Nablsi, 42, during their funeral in Douma, a suburb of Damascus, Syria.
Syrian Troops Reportedly Attack Damascus Suburb
Voice of America
April 22, 2012 Syrian Troops Reportedly Attack Damascus Suburb VOA NewsSyrian activists say government soldiers backed by tanks have killed three people near Damascus, even as international envoy Kofi Annan called the UN Security Council's decision to ...
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Violence persists in Syria as Annan urges truce compliance
By Dominic Evans | BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian soldiers stormed a town east of Damascus on Sunday and rebels bombed a military convoy in the north of the country as international mediator Kofi Annan urged both sides to work with an expanded team of UN ...
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NETHERLANDS Train Crash News, Apr 22, 2012

Netherlands Train Crash: Woman Dies Of Injuries After Dutch Train Accident
Huffington Post
(FRANK VAN BEEK/AFP/Getty Images) AMSTERDAM -- A woman died Sunday of injuries a day after two trains collided head-on in Amsterdam – acrash a top rail official described as one of the worst train disasters in theNetherlands' recent history.
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Amsterdam Train Crash Under Investigation
Wall Street Journal
Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan says 16 other people seriously injured in the crash remain hospitalized. A top rail official has described the collision as one of the worst train crashes in the Netherlands' recent history.
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FRANCE Election News, Apr 22, 2012

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French election rivals in final race for workers
PARIS (Reuters) - Socialist presidential frontrunner Francois Hollande appealed to French voters to throw out conservative Nicolas Sarkozy and shun the far right in a final push for working-class votes before Sunday's first round of the election.
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France's Sarkozy fights to keep job as voters go to polls
Paris (CNN) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy cast his ballot Sunday in the country's presidential elections as he fought to keep his job in the face of challenges from nine other candidates. Sarkozy voted with his wife Carla Bruni in Paris.
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UNITED KINGDOM News, Apr 22, 2012

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Murdoch to be quizzed on his UK political sway
San Francisco Chronicle
(04-22) 05:36 PDT LONDON, United Kingdom (AP) -- He was long considered one of the most important power brokers in British politics. Now, with his influence shriveled by Britain's phone hacking scandal, media mogul Rupert Murdoch is returning to the UK ...
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MIT Study: Air Pollution Linked With Early Deaths In UK
Air pollution sends you to an early grave in the United Kingdom. In a recent study from the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers Steve Barrett and Steve Yim report that emissions from ...
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TECHNOLOGY News, Apr 22, 2012

Groupware Technology Wins Cisco West Area Breakaway Partner of the Year Award...
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Cisco awards Groupware Technology the West Area Breakaway Partner of the Year award at the 2012 Cisco Partner Summit. Cisco unveiled the winners April 17th at its annual channel partner conference in San Diego, Calif. Groupware Technology, Inc.
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PaR Systems Acquires Marine Systems Technology Ltd. in the United Kingdom
Seattle Post Intelligencer
PaR Systems, Inc. announces the purchase of Marine Systems TechnologyLtd., a leading expert in lightweight composites, fire protection and composite engineering, and affiliated company MST Engineering Ltd., designers and manufacturers of marine doors, ...
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SCIENCE News, Studies, Research, Technology, Apr 22, 2012

Girls study eels in Furnace Brook, join citizen scientists who contribute ...
The Journal News |
Janis L. Dickinson, a professor and director of citizen science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and Rick Bonney, the lab's director of program development, describe citizen science as “public participation in organizedresearch efforts” in their ...
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George Cowan, nuclear scientist on Manhattan Project, dies at 92
Washington Post
Recognizing a need for research that cut across traditional scientificdisciplines, he was the founding president in the 1980s of the Santa Fe Institute. The institute called him “a central figure in the history of transdisciplinary science.
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RUSSIA News, Apr 22, 2012

US hunts for exports in Russian auto parts market
A top US Commerce Department official, beginning on Monday, will lead 13 auto parts and service companies on a trade mission to Moscow, Samara and St. Petersburg in search of new sales. Fender and gasket manufacturers are jointing companies that offer ...
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Civic Groups Defending Urban Environments
The Moscow Times
More than half of Russia's urban population (58 percent on average) is afflicted by polluted air. In the two largest cities, Moscow and St. Petersburg, this number reaches 100 percent. According to a report published by the Natural Resources and ...
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RECREATION, Leisure News, Apr 22, 2012

Azovstal ADR expand opportunities for leisure and health promotion
In order to develop and improve leisure and health promotion conditions for metallurgist children, the enterprise transferred Children Recreation Center Severny to the specialized enterprise LLC Zdravitsa Plyus incorporated into Metinvest Group.
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Military Rec: Volunteers needed for Army 10-Miler
Fayetteville Observer
Sign up in person at Leisure Travel Services or online at Registration is $15 per runner through May 30 and $20 thereafter. The top five men and top five women will have the opportunity to represent Fort Bragg at the Army ...
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PHILOSOPHY News, Apr 22, 2012

1 in 2 new graduates are jobless or underemployed
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By HOPE YEN AP WASHINGTON — The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. In this photo taken Thursday, April 19, 2012, Kelman Edwards Jr., working out at an apartment complex gym near the campus of Middle Tennessee State ...
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Atlanta Journal Constitution
One in two new college graduates are jobless or underemployed
San Jose Mercury News
By Hope Yen AP WASHINGTON -- The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A weak labor market already has left half of young college graduates either jobless or underemployed in positions that don't fully use their skills ...
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OCEANIA News, Apr 22, 2012

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Rising confidence to drive takeover surge
The Australian
Mr Browning, who runs the firm's transaction advisory services for the Oceaniaregion, said the improvement in confidence was most likely the result of the stabilisation of Europe's immediate debt problems and the emergence of positive economic data ...
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Al Habsi: Olympics would be huge for us
Africa, east Asia, Oceania and North America have all provided a significant presence in the major leagues for well over a decade now. But the Middle East remains largely uncharted territory for English clubs. Al Habsi is a lone presence in the Premier ...
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LIFESTYLE News, Apr 22, 2012

Start a salad summer romance - Lifestyle News
San Francisco Luxury News
When the mercury begins to soar, very few people have the urge to eat heavy meals, and as a result, many people end up either missing their meals or tend to eat foods that upset their digestion. Here are some basic tenets to follow toeat light and ...
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Top Tips For Healthy Cholesterol
Santa Monica Mirror
Due to today's diet and lifestyle, many people can find themselves with high or elevated cholesterol levels. Although there are no outward symptoms of elevated cholesterol, over time it can clog up your arteries and its impact can be devastating over ...
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LATIN AMERICA News, Apr 22, 2012

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Obama Briefed on Widening Secret Service Scandal
Fox News
Regional business leaders are meeting parallel to the sixth Summit of the Americas which brings together presidents and prime ministers from Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America and the US (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)AP2012 WASHINGTON – A week after an ...
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Latin American currencies rise
Business Recorder (blog)
Latin American currencies gained on Friday, with the Peruvian peso hitting its strongest level in nearly 15 years, as better-than-expected data in Europe improved risk appetite across global foreign exchange markets. Peru's peso rose 0.08 percent to ...
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INVENTIONS News, Apr 22, 2012

Inventor preps robot to cut through ice on Europa
Inventor preps robot to cut through ice on Europa
This week, inventor Bill Stone told attendees at NASA's Astrobiology Science Conference in Atlanta that he intends to get an autonomous robot ready to visit the icebound sea of Jupiter's moon Europa, cut through the icy crust, and explore the waters ...
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Kuwaiti inventor wins silver medal
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
GENEVA, April 21, (KUNA): Kuwaiti inventor Adel Jumaa Abdine on Saturday was declared winner of the silver medal at the prestigious International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva, the most important inventions-related event in the world.
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INDIA Cinema News, Apr 22, 2012

Bollywood Blockbusters: 100 years of Indian cinema
Watch CNN-IBN's new series on Hindi cinema that celebrates some of its biggest milestones. Disclaimer: Network18 Media & Investments Limited is proposing, subject to market conditions and other considerations, an offer of its equity shares on rights ...
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Ashim Ahluwalia heading to Cannes with `Miss Lovely`
Zee News
New Delhi: Ashim Ahluwalia`s `Miss Lovely` has been selected to be screened at Cannes this year and the excited director is headed to the French Riviera with the film`s cast next month. Being the only Indian entry at Cannes 2012, the film will be shown ...
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HOLLYWOOD News, Apr 22, 2012

Hollywood sign
Patti Perret/Warner Brothers Pictures
NPR (blog)
And to watch what's happened to him is to watch the way movies sell boys to girls give way to the way movies sell men to women. Actors Zac Efron, as basketball star Troy, left, and Vanessa Anne Hudgens, as the shy academic Gabriella, in High School ...
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On His 75th Birthday, The Best Jack Nicholson Movies Of All Time
Huffington Post (blog)
When he first got to Hollywood in the late fifties with a dream to make a living in the movies, Jack was not an immediate hit. For a time he was an assistant at Hanna-Barbera, and actually showed promise as an animator. But drawing cartoons wasn't his ...
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FINANCIAL TIMES News, Apr 22, 2012

Centrica Threatens To Pull Out Of Nuclear Plant Plan-FT
Fox Business
LN), the only UK company in the running to build a new generation of atomic power plants in the UK, said it could scrap its plans because of uncertainty over the government's energy policy, the Financial Times reported Sunday.
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Argentina Seeks Joint Energy Venture With Brazil-FT
Fox Business
BA), the country's biggest oil and gas producer, the Financial Times reported Sunday. Julio de Vido, the planning minister who is in temporary charge of YPF, traveled to Brasilia for talks to Edision Lobao, Brazil's energy minister, and Maria das ...
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FASHION News, Apr 22, 2012

Style leader: With his razor-sharp suits and immaculate style, Aquascutum owner Harold Tillman has come to symbolise the aspirations of the British fashion industry
Red-Carpet Fashion Designers, Eduardo Lucero and Jared Gold Get Together With ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
"More fashion is produced in LA than anywhere in the US and we have a greater variety of cultural influences from around the world including Latin America and Asia, but what we also have here is the "democratization" offashion," said red-carpet ...
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Has fashion lost a big champion in Harold Tillman just as the world wants...
This is Money
By Neil Craven With his razor-sharp suits and immaculate style, Aquascutum owner Harold Tillman has come to symbolise the aspirations of the British fashion industry. Then last week he was forced to sell his Jaeger retail business and his 160-year-old ...
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EARTHQUAKE News, Apr 22, 2012

New seismic research reveals more quake hazards in Whatcom County
It reinforces the idea that we live in an area that has earthquakes." While the highest magnitude of these quakes likely would be in the 6 to 6.5 range - much less than the 2010 Japan quake - they would be shallow enough to cause a lot of mayhem.
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Better Earthquake Warnings, Courtesy of GPS
Sci-Tech Today
Citing Japan's March 2011 earthquake, researchers say combined seismic and GPS data would have revealed far more quickly that the quake was a magnitude 9. Scientists have begun testing an earthquake-warning system based on satellite data from the ...
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