Archive | February, 2013

Cuba elects new national, local parliaments

February 5, 2013

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Cuba elects new national, local parliaments Xinhua HAVANA– Over 8.5 million Cubans on Sunday started to cast their votes for the picking of nearly 1,900 members of the country’s new national and provincial legislatures. They are expected to elect 612 National Assembly members from an equal number of candidates, and select nearly 1,270 delegates to […]

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General Electric signs $1 Billion memorandum of understanding with Nigeria

February 4, 2013

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General Electric signs $1 Billion memorandum of understanding with Nigeria Investment is expected to create 2,300 jobs and make Nigeria the regional hub for GE’s manufacturing service and innovation in Africa. Agence France-Presse ABUJA — Nigeria has signed a $1 billion memorandum of understanding with General Electric to build a factory that could create up […]

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History: The modern U.S. Presidents’ views on race relations and the economy for African Americans

February 3, 2013

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History: The modern U.S. Presidents’ views on race relations and the economy for African Americans Dilemma X Plessy v. Ferguson 1896 On May 18, 1896 the United States Supreme Court gave its ruling on the Plessy v. Ferguson case down a landmark decision upholding the constitutionality of state laws requiring racial segregation in public facilities […]

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B.Smyth (featuring 2 Chainz) -“Leggo”

February 2, 2013

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B.Smyth (featuring 2 Chainz) -“Leggo” B.Smyth is one of the newest artists signed to the Universal/Motown recording label. 2 Chainz (Tauheed Epps) is a recording artist from metro Atlanta’s College Park, Georgia. The term “Leggo” is a new slang word that means “Let’s go”. __________________________________________ Video: B. Smyth – Leggo ft. 2 Chainz __________________________________________ Video: […]

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January 2013’s unemployment rate increased to 7.9 percent- Dow climbs above 14,000 for first time since Great Recession

February 1, 2013

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January 2013’s unemployment rate increased to 7.9 percent Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 157,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 7.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  reported today. Retail trade, construction, health care, and wholesale trade added jobs over the month. The number of unemployed persons, at 12.3 million, was little […]

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London Underground’s metro rail system has 150th anniversary

February 1, 2013

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London Underground’s metro rail system has 150th anniversary   BBC News The heir to the British throne has taken a Tube with his wife the Duchess of Cornwall for the first time to celebrate London Underground’s 150th anniversary. Prince Charles and Camilla travelled one stop from Farringdon to King’s Cross on a Metropolitan line train. […]

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