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

October 19, 2017

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

October 12, 2017

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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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When African Americans built tall in business

October 11, 2017

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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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Toronto: Tallest building in Canada breaks ground

October 11, 2017

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

October 2, 2017

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

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 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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Three asteroids come close to Earth

September 21, 2017

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

September 18, 2017

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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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Evicted white farmers to launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe

August 25, 2017

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Evicted white farmers to launch ‘international’ legal action against Zimbabwe The Zimbabwe Daily White farmers whose farms were forcibly taken over by supporters of President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe say they have “launched a new international legal initiative to seek justice and compensation”. “Dispossessed Zimbabwean commercial farmers have launched a new international legal initiative to […]

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A look back at when nations acquired their nuclear weapons

August 11, 2017

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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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