May 21, 2015

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2014 U.S. Census Bureau population for U.S. cities: 10 U.S. cities now have 1 million people or more -released date May 21, 2015

2014 U.S. Census Bureau population for U.S. cities: 10 U.S. cities now have 1 million people or more -released date May 21, 2015 Ten U.S. cities now have 1 million people or more; California and Texas each have 3 U.S. Census Bureau San Jose, Calif., is now among the 10 U.S. cities with a population […]

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May 20, 2015

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U.S. domestic military training exercise Operation Jade Helm 15

U.S. domestic military training exercise Operation Jade Helm 15 Scheduled to run for 8 weeks over the summer By Nigel Duara The Los Angeles Times Beginning in July, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command plans a series of training exercises with other military units across Arizona and six other states in the Southwest. The plan, […]

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May 19, 2015

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Investment flows to Nigeria down a third over election uncertainty, oil prices

Investment flows to Nigeria down a third over election uncertainty, oil prices Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria — Foreign investment to Nigeria fell by nearly a third with the United States a “key driver” of the decline in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the same period last year, the National Bureau of Statistics said. […]

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May 18, 2015

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US records biggest monthly budget surplus in 7 years

US records biggest monthly budget surplus in 7 years By Martin Crutsinger Associated Press WASHINGTON— A flood of tax payments pushed government receipts to an all-time high in April and left the country with the largest monthly budget surplus in seven years. In its monthly budget report, the Treasury Department said Tuesday that the April […]

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May 18, 2015

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Construction Update May 2015: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Construction Update May 2015: Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Occupying the last available space on the National Mall, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will be situated prominently between the National Museum of American History and 15th Street, next to the Washington Monument. When it opens to […]

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May 18, 2015

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China, Brazil to turn cooperation potential into bonuses

China, Brazil to turn cooperation potential into bonuses Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrives in Brazil on Monday for his first official trip to Latin America bearing tens of billions of dollars worth of trade Xinhua BRASILIA, Brazil- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s upcoming visit to Brazil is widely believed to help turn the potential of bilateral […]

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May 13, 2015

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Shanghai, Singapore ink four agreements in services sector

Shanghai, Singapore ink four agreements in services sector Xinhua SINGAPORE- China’s Shanghai and Singapore on 13 May 2015 inked four agreements in services sector to foster economic relations between the two sides during Shanghai Mayor Yang Xiong’s first visit to the city state. Yang Xiong, who is on a visit from Tuesday to Thursday, and […]

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May 12, 2015

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United States about to get Cuba’s lung cancer vaccine

United States about to get Cuba’s lung cancer vaccine Rob Quinn, Newser staff USA Today (NEWSER) – Closer American ties with one of the world’s major cigar exporters could actually be good news in the fight against lung cancer. Cuba has developed Cimavax, an effective lung cancer vaccine, and American researchers can now finally get […]

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May 11, 2015

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Francois Hollande evokes France’s ‘debt’ to Haiti, but stops short of reparations for slavery

Francois Hollande evokes France’s ‘debt’ to Haiti, but stops short of reparations for slavery By Cole Stangler International Business Times Speaking at the inauguration of a memorial and cultural center in Guadeloupe devoted to the history of slavery, French President François Hollande evoked France’s “debt” toward its former slaveholding colony of Haiti but also appeared […]

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May 11, 2015

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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)-UNC Chapel Hill partnership partner to find HIV and AIDS cure

GSK and UNC-Chapel Hill announce novel partnership to accelerate search for HIV cure Unique public-private collaboration will create HIV Cure center and a new company to bring together academic and pharmaceutical research scientists Issued: GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) -Research Triangle Park, NC The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a leading global public research university […]

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