October 19, 2017

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Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources

Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari signed into law the bill establishing the Federal University of Petroleum Resources With the signing of the bill into law, the path has been cleared for the establishment of the specialized university in the Niger Delta, charged with training and research in petroleum technologies. Vanguard Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, signed into law the […]

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October 12, 2017

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Ever wonder why the Middle Atlantic states are not in the Mid-Atlantic of the East Coast?

Ever wonder why the Middle Atlantic states are not in the Mid-Atlantic of the East Coast? Have you ever wondered why in the United States the term “Middle Atlantic” includes only northeastern states and not states which are actually located in the Middle Eastern Atlantic region? There is an NCAA Division I (FCS) athletic conference […]

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October 11, 2017

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When African Americans built tall in business

When African Americans built tall in business North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Headquarters A group of mostly Durham-based investors, led by Michael Lemanski, bought the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Headquarters building in 2006 and in 2017 secured about $11 million in new capital to begin renovations to the 1960s-era office building and […]

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October 11, 2017

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Toronto: Tallest building in Canada breaks ground

Toronto: Tallest building in Canada breaks ground The tallest building in Canada breaks ground. The One will be located in Toronto’s Yorkville neighborhood. The 85-story building will stand 1,004 feet (306 meters) tall. First Canadian Place is currently the tallest building in Canada at 978 feet (298 meters). The tallest structure in Canada is the […]

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October 6, 2017

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U.S. unemployment rate 4.2 percent in September 2017

U.S. unemployment rate 4.2 percent in September 2017 Lowest unemployment rates since December 2000 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics The unemployment rate declined to 4.2 percent in September, and total nonfarm payroll employment changed little (-33,000), the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. The unemployment rate decreased by 0.2 percentage point to 4.2 percent in […]

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October 2, 2017

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Spain: Hundreds injured as Spanish police attack independence referendum voters in Catalonia

Spain: Hundreds injured as Spanish police attack independence referendum voters in Catalonia BBC News Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has said he is not planning a “traumatic” split with Spain, after a disputed independence referendum on Sunday. He said he wanted a new understanding with the central government in Madrid. Catalan officials say voters overwhelmingly backed […]

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September 30, 2017

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Historical Flashback: “The Star Spangled Banner” has not always been popular – A look at its role in the NFL

Historical Flashback: “The Star Spangled Banner” has not always been popular – A look at its role in the NFL The current debate on National Football League (NFL) players kneeling during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” has sparkled a large debate within the United States. The United States is a nation that prides itself […]

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September 29, 2017

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China to shut down North Korean companies as it implements United Nations sanctions

China to shut down North Korean companies as it implements United Nations sanctions BBC News China has told North Korean companies operating in its territory to close down as it implements United Nations sanctions against the reclusive state. The companies will be shut by early January. Joint Chinese and North Korean ventures will also be […]

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September 21, 2017

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Three asteroids come close to Earth

Three asteroids come close to Earth By Eric Mack Sci-Tech September 20, 2017 Astronomers discovered three never-before-seen asteroids as they whizzed by Earth significantly closer than the vast majority of passing space rocks. The trio pose no threat to our planet, but it is a little unsettling that the largest of the three (Asteroid 2017 […]

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September 18, 2017

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United States Congress passed legislation that pushes President Trump to condemn racist groups

United States Congress passed legislation that pushes President Trump to condemn racist groups Congress passed legislation for President Trump to speak out against hate groups that espouse racism, extremism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and White supremacy S.J.Res.49 – A joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and […]

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