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Anti-Adoption Traditions in the Muslim World Benefit Al Qaeda Recruiters
Daily Beast
by Asra Q. Nomani Mar 31, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Strictures on adoption in the Muslim world make it all too easy for al Qaeda and other terrorist groups to recruit child soldiers. But that may be changing, Asra Nomani writes. Two years ago, a 13-year-old ...
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16 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from Egypt, Turkey, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico ...
MarketWatch (press release)
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Mar 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Endeavor selected 16 High-Impact Entrepreneurs from Egypt, Turkey, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico at its 42nd annual International Selection Panel. Endeavor now supports 672 High-Impact ...
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David's Book Club: The Republican Brain
Daily Beast
by Kenneth Silber Mar 31, 2012 10:05 AM EDT Kenneth Silber is a New Jersey-based writer on politics, economics, history and science. He has written for FrumForum and is a senior editor at Research magazine. He blogs at Quicksilber.
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Major Data Breach Leaves All Major Credit Card Brands Vulnerable
By Damien Scott | Mar 31, 2012 | 1:27 pm | Permalink Global Payments, one of the world's largest payment processing firms, experienced a large data breach that has potentially left credit card accounts from all major brands vulnerable.
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Lights out for Sydney Harbor Bridge, other world landmarks for Earth Hour
The switching off of lights for one hour is being observed world-wide as part of a global effort to shine a spotlight on climate change. (AP Photo/Pat Roque) (31 Mar 2012) APPHOTO XVT106: University students hold papers leaf to celebrate before a mini ...
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South Korean officials say they will keep working with US to reduce oil ...
Orlando Sentinel
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File) (Susan Walsh, AP / Mar 31, 2012) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials said Saturday that they will continue working with the US to reduce oil imports from Iran after President Barack Obama greenlighted ...
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World landmarks dimmed for Earth Hour
CP24, Canada
Sat Mar. 31 2012 5:04:19 PM | AP Volunteers of the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) place candles amongst about 5000 candles to picture the globe prior to 'Earth Hour' in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Saturday, March 31, 2012.
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Top Latin Songwriters Honored at 19th Annual BMI Latin Music Awards
MarketWatch (press release)
LAS VEGAS, Mar 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Leading US music rights organization Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) honored the songwriters and publishers of Latin music's most-performed songs on US radio and television at the 19th annual BMI Latin Music ...
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Mercator Transport Announces a New US$5 Million Deal With FGI Finance
MarketWatch (press release)
Mar 31, 2012 (ACCESSWIRE-TNW via COMTEX) -- LAVAL, QUEBEC, March 30, 2012 - Mercator Transport Group Corporation ("Mercator Transport" or the "Corporation") (CVE:CA:GMT) , announces the conclusion of a new financing agreement with FGI Finance (<< FGI > ...
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GE Healthcare and Dyax Announce Licensing Agreement for c-Met Imaging Peptides ...
MarketWatch (press release)
CHALFONT ST GILES, England & BURLINGTON, Mass., Mar 31, 2012(BUSINESS WIRE) -- GE Healthcare, a unit of GE (NYSE:GE) , and Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ:DYAX) today announced a licensing agreement for the development and commercialization of peptides binding to ...
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Dehiites observe Earth Hour
PTI | 10:03 PM,Mar 31,2012 New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) Delhiites tonight joined millions of people across the globe to observe the Earth Hour by switching off electrical appliances for an hour to pledge support to combat the threat ofglobal warming.
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HKIUD Urban Design Conference 2012
Einnews Portugal
HONG KONG, Mar 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Urban Design Conference 2012 – "Urban Design as Public Policy", organized by the Hong Kong Institute of Urban Design (HKIUD) was held today at the Langham Place Hotel. Over 200 renowned professionals, ...
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Great Lakes Ice Cover Down 71% Since 1973
By Climate Guest Blogger on Mar 31, 2012 at 12:25 pm Figure 1. A tale of two winters: Lake Superior was choked with ice at the end of the winter of 2008 – 2009 (top), but was virtually ice-free at the end of the winter of 2011 – 2012 (bottom.) ...
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Supporters of Syrian opposition to meet in Turkey
Grand Island Independent
(AP Photo/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader) Posted: Saturday, March 31, 2012 5:31 am | Updated: 8:46 am, Sat Mar 31, 2012. China and Russia turned down invitations. Iran didn't get one. The absence of these key supporters of the Syrian regime at a ...
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Beta Adds Arms Race Mode, New Maps
By Nick Winter | Mar 31, 2012 Those of you currently playing the beta of Valve's hardcore shooter, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, should notice a little change this weekend. The latest update to the FPS brings with it two new maps: "Shoots" and ...
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Does Apple (AAPL) Need to Fill the Gap?
Wall Street Pit
By Global Macro Monitor Mar 31, 2012, 11:34 AM Author's Website Apple was down almost $10 (1.63%) yesterday, which is a surprise given the overall market was up. After making an all-time high at $621.45 on Wednesday (note the Doji candlestick) the ...
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San Antonio Celebrates Motor-Vehicle Safety and Paves the Road for National ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN ANTONIO, Mar 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- University Health System co-hosted a “Celebration of Safety” in conjunction with the Buckle Up for Life or “Abrochate a la Vida“ program, at an event held today at My Father's House Church in San Antonio.
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Asia turns off lights for Earth Hour
PTI | 10:03 PM,Mar 31,2012 Sydney, Mar 31 (AFP) Australia's Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House were plunged into darkness today for the annual Earth Hour campaign, leading a global effort to raise awareness about climate change.
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Lakshmi Mittal Tops Asian Rich List
PTI | HS Rao | London | Mar 31, 2012 NRI steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal and his family continue to head the Asian Rich List-2012 despite their wealth coming down by 2 billion pounds at 13.5 billion pounds. This is stated in the Asian Rich List, ...
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Clinton, in Riyadh, promises U.S. will back Gulf security
by FP Staff Mar 31, 2012 RIYADH (Reuters) – The United States will work with Gulf Arab nations to strengthen their shared defenses against threats including Iran, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Saturday.
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So much for 'small class sizes': Scales Mound teacher will bring Ukraine to school
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
Posted: Saturday, March 31, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 5:35 am, Sat Mar 31,2012. SCALES MOUND, Ill. -- When Scales Mound students come to their social-studies classes next month, they will be entering a global classroom. Scales Mound teacher Karen Kelly ...
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Philippines joins the world on Earth Hour tonight
Vox Bikol
MANILA, Philippines (Mar 31 2012) - The government has mobilized its resources to drumbeat wide participation among Filipino as the country joins the world tonight in observing Earth Hour 2012. “We encourage everyone to participate in Earth Hour to be ...
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Vox Bikol
PTI | 06:03 PM,Mar 31,2012 Naresh Goyal, chief of Jet Airways is 19th in the list Naresh Goyal, chief of Jet Airways is 19th in the list with a wealth of 275 million pounds, down 150 million pounds from last year, while Kartar Lalvani, founder chairman ...
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Lights out for Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House as Earth Hour kicks off
680 News
(AP Photo/ Vincent Thian) The Associated Press Mar 31, 2012 08:06:00 AM SYDNEY - Sydney's iconic Harbor Bridge and Opera House went dark on Saturday as Australians switched off lights around the country for an hour as part of a global effort to shine a ...
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Kolkatans switch off lights and ride tram to mark Earth Hour
PTI | 10:03 PM,Mar 31,2012 Kolkata, Mar 31 (PTI) To show support for action on climate change by observing Earth Hour, Kolkatans switched off lights tonight and opted for a sustainable lifestyle with candle-night dinners.
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Quad/Graphics expands reach into India
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
Mar 31, 2012 (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- Quad/Graphics Inc. expanded its global reach by taking a major stake in India's largest print services group, Quad announced Friday.
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Zipper Interactive Shut Down, Sony Confirms (blog)
By Michael Epstein | Mar 31, 2012 | 10:03 am | Permalink Sony confirmed that SOCOM series developer Zipper Interactive is being permanently shut down yesterday. Rumors that the studio was being dismantled kicked up last week after reports of layoffs ...
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Oil cos may not raise fuel prices today
PTI | 06:03 PM,Mar 31,2012 New Delhi, Mar 31 (PTI) State-owned oil companies' losses on petrol sales have climbed to Rs 7.65 per litre but they may not raise fuel prices today pending a clarification from the government on duty reduction and subsidy ...
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Global High Income Fund Inc.
NEW YORK, Mar 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Global High Income Fund Inc. (the “Fund”) (NYSE: GHI), a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company seeking high current income and secondarily, capital appreciation through investments primarily ...
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Today In Jose Canseco Tweets As Motivational Posters: Stop Global ...
By Sean Newell
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Parallels - Consumer Tech Blog - News Round-up 3/31/2012 ...
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News Round-up 3/31/2012: Apple's Appstore Still Ahead of Amazon's Appstore, “Girls Around Me” Creeper App, Netflix Turns to Amazon for its Cloud Infrastructure, & Cloud Computing Adoption in US · Thank you for voting Parallels Desktop for Mac the Best Application to run .... Tata Consultancy Services conducted a new study on cloud computing adoption with an eye-opening finding: the United States and Europe lag behind the rest of the world in cloud computing adoption. This is ...
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It's South Africa's turn to turn off for Earth Hour - News - Mail ...
As people around the world do their part against global warming it is almost South AfricaĆ¢ ™s turn to turn off their lights for Earth Hour 2012. ... THE SMART NEWS SOURCE | Mar 31 2012 18:57 | LAST UPDATED Mar 31 201218:57 ...
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Obama Inc. Pushes For Global Tax Yet Again - The Ulsterman Report
by Ulsterman on March 31, 2012 with 5 Comments in News ... the corporate tax rate in America to a level that will make it the single highest rate in all theworld?
Instant World News Questions (March 31, 2012)
on March 31, 2012 by Nikos Chatzis in News, Comments (0) ... against Iran, he may put in real danger the U.S. oil strategic reserves and the globaleconomy.
Going Global Headline News for Saturday, March 31, 2012
Going Global Headline News for Saturday, March 31, 2012 . ... *Iraq and UN March 2012 ~ The report of the Secretary-General is expected to be issued in March ... *BRICS development bank an alternative to the U.S.-dominated WorldBank ...
03/31 - NCN Global News Summary | Living Hope Church of the ...
A weekly global news summary for the Church of the Nazarene from the Nazarene Communications Network in Lenexa, ... By admin · March 31st, 2012 ... New Nazarene world areas introduced ... Additional NCNNews.comStories This Week ...
Foreign media: BRICS redress global economic imbalances CCTV ...
03-31-2012 09:07 BJT Special Report:Chinese President Hu Attends BRICS Summit, ... French news agency AFP said the newly proposed BRICS development bank ... the first important non-western global initiative in the post- Cold War world.
March 31, 2012 - "Operation Global Black Out" - Realist News
March 28, 2012 According to a statement released by Anonymous, it is these servers that will come under fire on Saturday, March 31. ... If you see a spam post please click the "Report" button on that specific post. Also ... The World'sLeading Central Bankers Unite At FED Sponsored Global Gathering · People4People, 0, 57 ...
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International Trade and Economic News: Global ... - World Trade Daily
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Newswallah: Bharat Edition -
India Ink - Notes on the World's Largest Democracy. March 31, 2012, 6:42 am... The newspaper reports that “about 38.36 percent got employment over the year against the national average of 49.4 percent. .... Read all Global BusinessNews » ...
Ed Hardy model busted in global drug ring | Video | Fox News
Mar 31, 2012 ... Report: IRS hiring approximately 4000 agents ... Latest; On Air; Hot Topics; US; World; Politics; Entertainment; Travel; Leisure; Health; SciTech ...
New York Mayor Takes on Global Smoking, 31 March 2012 ...
Saturday, 31 March 2012 ... New York Mayor Takes on Global Smoking ...“Only 7 percent of our kids report they smoke, and only 14 percent of adults. ...Bloomberg said five countries account for half of the smoking in the world: China, India, Indonesia, Russia and Bangladesh. Last year ... LATEST NEWSFROM AMERICAS ...
Earth Hour kicks off in Sydney
Jill LangloisMarch 31, 2012 09:28 ... to switch off their lights for an hour as part of a global effort to shine a spotlight on climate change, according to ZeeNews.
Lights out for Sydney Harbor Bridge, other world ... - Charlotte News
Story Updated: Mar 31, 2012 at 1:00 PM EDT. LONDON (AP) — Landmarks around the world are going dark this evening as part of a global effort to put a...
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