Archive | January, 2015

First China-Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Forum ministerial meeting starts in Beijing

January 8, 2015

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First China-CELAC Forum ministerial meeting starts in Beijing Xinhua BEIJING- The first ministerial meeting of the Forum of China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) began in Beijing on Thursday, January 8, 2015. Chinese President Xi Jinping, Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis, Ecuador President Rafael Correa Delgado, Venezuela President Nicolas […]

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United Nations: Palestine will join the International Criminal Court on April 1, 2015

January 7, 2015

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United Nations: Palestine will join the International Criminal Court on April 1, 2015 Edith M. Lederer Associated Press (UNITED NATIONS) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said late Tuesday that the state of Palestine will join the International Criminal Court on April 1, a high-stakes move that will enable the Palestinians to pursue war-crimes charges against […]

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NCAA to pay for family travel under pilot program

January 6, 2015

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NCAA to pay for family travel under pilot program Grants waiver to College Football Playoff for national championship NCAA January 6, 2015 The NCAA will help cover expenses for players’ families to travel to the Men’s and Women’s Final Fours this spring, under a new pilot program announced today. A waiver granted today by the […]

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NFL: St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke plans to build a football stadium in Inglewood, California

January 6, 2015

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NFL: St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke plans to build a football stadium in Inglewood, California CBS Los Angeles The NFL could be returning to Los Angeles thanks to a new partnership that will build a stadium and massive entertainment complex in Inglewood. Stan Kroenke, who bought a 60-acre lot between The Forum and Hollywood […]

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Extraordinary milestone: London’s population surpassing previous 1939 peak

January 5, 2015

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Extraordinary milestone: London’s population surpassing previous 1939 peak London’s population peaked in 1939 at around 8.6 million, and immediately began a rapid fall as World War II began. Johnathan Prynn Standard (UK) London’s exploding population is on the brink of hitting an all-time high, more than three quarters of a century after it peaked on […]

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U.S. Senator Edward W. Brooke III dies at 95

January 4, 2015

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U.S. Senator Edward W. Brooke III dies at 95 October 26, 1919 – January 3, 2015 The first African American elected to the U.S. Senate post reconstruction By Sylvia Wingfield and Mark Pratt Associated Press BOSTON— Former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke, a liberal Republican who became the first black in U.S. history to win […]

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A journey from New York City to San Francisco by bike- view his journey

January 3, 2015

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A journey from New York City to San Francisco by bike- view his journey On May 17, 2014, Dwayne Burgess, photographer and cyclist, set out a trip across the United States by bicycle. He rode a total of 3000 miles completed in 75 days. Along the way he documented the contours of the country using […]

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