August 11, 2017

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A look back at when nations acquired their nuclear weapons

A look back at when nations acquired their nuclear weapons Take a historical look back at how the United States has responded each time other nations of the world developed their nuclear weapons programs. The following are videos of these past events. United States of America ___ Trinity was the code name of the first […]

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August 2, 2017

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Hyperloop One completes phase 2 testing- 192 mph

Hyperloop One completes phase 2 testing Hyperloop is a plan to build an ultrafast tube train. It could allow passengers to travel from New York to Washington, D.C., in 29 minutes. Shervin Pishevar, Hyperloop One co-founder, said this will be the cheapest, cleanest, fastest form of transportation in the world. During a recent test the […]

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July 11, 2017

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles

International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles Olympic observers believe that when the IOC convenes in Lima, Peru this September 2017 it will award the 2024 games to Paris and the 2028 games to Los Angeles. International Olympic Committee- July 11, 2017 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today […]

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July 9, 2017

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Ghana leverages its natural resources to secure $15 billion from China

Ghana leverages its natural resources to secure $15 billion from China By Ken Sackey, Ghana News Agency ACCRA- China has pledged some $15 billion dollars to fund Ghana’s government’s massive economic transformation agenda, with the likelihood that a further four billion dollars would be committed for various development projects across the country. The commitment by […]

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July 3, 2017

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The results of Australia’s 2016 census have been released – June 27, 2017

The results of Australia’s 2016 census have been released Release Date: 27 June 2017 Australian Bureau of Statistics The results of the latest national Census today reveal we’re a fast changing, ever-expanding, culturally diverse nation. It has been less than 10 months since the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) took the pulse of the nation […]

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July 2, 2017

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Yesteryear: The size of the African American consumer market in 1954

The size of the African American consumer market in 1954 The end of Jim Crow and segregation, in America, would soon mean a financial gain for white businesses and corporations. The Secret of Selling the Negro Market is a 1954 film financed by Johnson Publishing Company (the publisher of Ebony and JET magazines) and A […]

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June 29, 2017

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U.S. Census 2017 Release: Characteristics of Selected Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Ancestry Groups in the United States: 2008–2012

Characteristics of Selected Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean Ancestry Groups in the United States: 2008–2012 Released June 28, 2017 U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Department of Commerce Economics and Statistics Administration The population reporting Ethiopian, Nigerian, Haitian, Jamaican, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian ancestry in the United States is relatively small yet rapidly growing. About 2.5 million people […]

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June 12, 2017

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Puerto Rico: Overwhelmingly voted for U.S. statehood in non-binding referendum

Puerto Rico: Overwhelmingly voted for U.S. statehood in non-binding referendum Al Jazeera Puerto Rico’s governor announced the US territory has overwhelmingly chosen statehood in a non-binding referendum on Sunday held amid a deep economic crisis that has sparked an exodus of islanders to the US mainland. “From today going forward, the federal government will no […]

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May 25, 2017

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2016 Cities and Towns Total Population Estimates -Release date May 25, 2017

2016 Cities and Towns Total Population Estimates -Release date May 25, 2017 U.S. Census Bureau MAY 25, 2017 — Ten of the 15 fastest-growing large cities were located across the South in 2016, with four of the top five in Texas, according to new population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Conroe, Texas (near […]

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May 20, 2017

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Flooding at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Flooding at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault Svalbard Global Seed Vault, USC Canada Surprise breach in the “Doomsday Vault’s” defenses highlights the precarious state of food and seed security in the face of climate change Emerging news of flooding caused by the melting of permafrost at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway reaffirms more […]

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