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Internet betting firms settle suits over NYX acquisition

But William Hill, a rival based in London, had threatened to derail the deal by using stock it owns in NYX. On Thursday, the companies said they will end their complicated international litigation, adding that William Hill will now support the deal. The companies anticipate the Supreme Court will....

Germany urges Libya to improve refugee camp conditions

BERLIN (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging Libya to work to improve conditions for hundreds of thousands of migrants living in camps in the North African nation, and to improve access for international aid organizations to the facilities. Libya is a collecting point for many refugees....

Michael Baker International Strengthens Operations in Houston, Texas, with Appointment of Cory Wilder as Office Executive

With more than 23 years working for Michael Baker International, Mr. Wilder brings a deep background in operations, proven project management expertise and strong leadership experience to his new role that will be well-served in enhancing client relationships, driving growth and creating opportunities for team members.

FBI director defends FBI after Trump's attacks on agency

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police annual conference in Philadelphia. Wray is facing a tough test four months into his leadership of the FBI. He must defend the agency against blistering attacks from....

Germany urges Libya to improve refugee camp conditions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging Libya to work to improve conditions for hundreds of thousands of migrants living in camps in the North African nation, and to improve access for international aid organizations to the facilities. Libya is a collecting point for many refugees before they....

Bright Scholar Files Annual Report on Form 20-F for Fiscal 2017

FOSHAN, China Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited ("Bright Scholar," the "Company," "we" or "our") (NYSE: BEDU), the largest operator of international and bilingual K-12 schools in China *, today announced that it had filed its annual report on Form 20-F (the....

Amarinder promises to relook at industrial policy, if needed

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here today inaugurated the 12th edition of Punjab International Trade Expos (PITEX-2017) with the promise of more steps by the state government, including a review of the new industrial policy, if needed, to ease the processes for facilitating business and industry.

Boney M to hold show in Kohima on December 10

Famous international vocal group the Boney M will hold a show here on December 10. The event called "Christmas with Boney M" will be held at the Hockey ground, IG stadium, the organisers Nagaland Outdoor Club said in a release here today. The band will be led by its founding member Liz Mitchell and....

Death toll mounts to 36; search operations to be extended to

Three bodies were recovered today off the Kerala coast, taking the death toll due to Cyclone Ockhi to 36, even as defence sources said search and rescue operations will be extended to International waters around Maldives. Defence sources said search operations will be extended to International waters around Maldives.

France welcomes ISA achieving status of global organisation

France today welcomed the International Solar Alliance (ISA) achieving the status of a global organisation, saying the progress was in line with the efforts to combat climate change. The ISA was launched by India and France at the Paris Climate Conference in December 2015.

Germany urges Libya to improve refugee camp conditions

Purchase: Order Reprint BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging Libya to work to improve conditions for hundreds of thousands of migrants living in camps in the North African nation, and to improve access for international aid organizations to the facilities.

Justice essential for reconciliation: UN prosecutor

Serge Brammertz, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Prosecutor of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (MICT), briefs the Security Council. UN Photo/Evan Schneider. Justice for war crimes is an essential condition for....

RPM Announces Offering of $300 Million of 4.250% Notes due 2048

RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) today announced that it agreed to sell $300 million aggregate principal amount of 4.250% notes due 2048 (the "Notes"). The sale of the Notes is expected to close December 20, 2017, and is pursuant to the provisions of an underwriting agreement dated December 6,....

Student finds tires slashed outside school, cops say

-- A student who parked her car outside her school found the tires slashed when she returned to the vehicle, authorities said. The Fair Lawn resident told police she parked her car near Eastern International College at about 9 a.m. Tuesday, a police report indicates. When the student returned to her red Nissan Vera at about 4:30 p.

Trump flouts warnings, declares Jerusalem Israel's capital

WASHINGTON -- Defying dire, worldwide warnings, U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with decades of U.S. and international policy and formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Despite urgent appeals from Arab and European leaders and the risk of anti-American protests and....

Animal rescuers save 170 dogs from canine meat farm

According to the Humane Society International (HSI), the dog meat farm in Namyangju is one of an estimated 17,000 dog farms in South Korea breeding more than 2.5 million dogs a year for human consumption. Rescuers from the charity saved the dogs from filthy and deprived conditions at the farm, where....

Former Catalan leader says to stay in Belgium for time being

BRUSSELS: Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, facing arrest in Spain for organizing an illegal independence referendum in October, said on Tuesday he would stay in Belgium for the time being. Spanish authorities dropped an international arrest warrant for him on Monday in order to bring his....

FIFA lift long ban on Kuwait

DUBAI: A two-year ban on Kuwaiti football by the sport’s international governing body FIFA is to be lifted with immediate effect, confirmed FIFA president Gianni Infantino from Kuwait City yesterday. Infantino arrived in Kuwait yesterday morning for a tour of the country’s sporting facilities,....

KPMG holds seminar on implementing IFRS for SMEs in KSA

KPMG, a leading accounting and consulting firm in the Kingdom, recently held its second seminar on the international financial reporting standards for small-and medium-sized entities (the IFRS for SMEs) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Riyadh, seeking to ease the transition many companies are making to the newly required accounting standards.

Palestinian rage over holy city fuels fears of bigger conflict

LONDON: Palestinians on Wednesday warned that a bloody third “intifada” could follow a decision by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Manuel Hassassian, the Palestinian Ambassador to the UK, branded Trump’s policy shift as a “breach of international....

Media not reporting climate justice

Update: 11:28AM MEDIA organisations around the world came under fire this morning for under reporting climate justice as the 2017 CIVICUS World Assembly sat in Suva this morning. The world assembly is the culmination of the week long International Civil Society Week which is taking place for the first time in the Pacific this week.

Emergency crews battling major industrial building fire in Burlington

Firefighters are working to extinguish a large fire at the Paletta International building in central Emergency crews were called to the building, located at the southwest corner of Appleby Line and the QEW, near the beginning of the evening rush hour Wednesday.

Colorado State Rep Arrested For Bringing Loaded Gun To The Airport

A Colorado Republican state representative was arrested Tuesday for bringing a loaded handgun through a security checkpoint at Denver International Airport. Rep. Lori Saine of Weld, Colo., was picked up after the baggage screeners noticed what looked like a loaded handgun in her carry-on bags, and....

Metal stocks melt as global commodities prices fall

The BSE Metal index fell the most among the sectoral indices of the BSE on Wednesday, as metal stocks declined tracking the correction in commodities prices in the international markets. The metal gauge hit its lowest level in over two months and slid 276.87 points, or 2.03%, to close the session at 13,334.

Minister speaks out for teachers in spite of deal

TAGS: Education Education Minister Costas Gavroglou on Wednesday admitted to signing an agreement with Greece’s international creditors for state teachers to work a minimum of 30 hours a week, but suggested that forcing Greek teachers was unfair as they have been overburdened due to austerity cuts.

AO Signal in Focus For Bosideng International Holdings Ltd (3998.HK)

Bosideng International Holdings Ltd (3998.HK) market momentum is building as the Awesome Oscillator (AO) is showing an uptrend in the name over the past 5 bars. Awesome Oscillator shows the difference in between the 5 SMA and 34 SMA. If to be precise, 5 SMA of midpoints is subtracted from 34 SMA of midpoints which allows to see the market momentum.

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Mickey Gurdus, Who Eavesdropped on the World, Dies at 73

Mickey Gurdus was always a good listener. For decades he commanded a battery of shortwave and FM radios, UHF and VHF receivers, tape recorders and other devices...

Business News : PNG Government backs shortwave to reach rural areas [23/11/2017

The Papua New Guinea Government plans to improve communication and the dissemination of information to the provinces using the shortwave radio network, says Com...

Record rains possible for Thanksgiving! 1 HR What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Combine

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Comb...

Record rains possible for Thanksgiving! 1 Min What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Combine

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - What a Thanksgiving feast of weather ingredients, all of which are coming together over Jacksonville on Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Comb...

How North Koreans bypass media censorship Some catch forbidden programming via shortwave radios, others secretly watch South Korean TV. Denied access to information from abroad, North Koreans have inventive ways of following the news.

TV, North Korean-style. In a country where listening to or watching foreign media is forbidden, state broadcasters reign, with anchors in traditional Korean clo...

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de facto independence, when Russian or Western analysts spoke about demographic problems in them, they focused almost entirely on the role of ethnic Russians an...

Putin’s Announcement Of Candidacy Shows Need For Kremlinology Has Returned – OpEd

By Paul Goble The need for Kremlinology to understand what is going on in Moscow is increasingly important, Yakub Koreyba says, because “there are no politics i...

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By Paul Goble The Russian government claims that Russians have reduced their alcohol consumption by almost 30 percent over the last decade, but in fact, while t...

Eight Reasons Why Finland Is Only Part Of Pre-1917 Empire Moscow Never Got Back In Whole Or In Part – OpEd

By Paul Goble This week, Finland marks the centenary of its independence from Russia, a date that is all the more impressive because it is the only country that...

Chinese firm secures $42.5m loan for Enugu project 15 mins ago Nigeria

A Chinese firm, Shenyang International Economic and Technical Cooperation Limited (CSYIC), has secured a $42.5m loan, under the Chinese Credit Insurance Corpora...

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, calling i...

China’s Oil Import Dependence Climbs As Output Falls – Analysis

By Michael Lelyveld. RFA China’s dependence on foreign oil is growing and is likely to keep rising for decades to come, experts say. Despite increases in intern...

Currency depreciation

The first round of talks between the visiting team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and high official of the government concluded in which the advice of thi...

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

By HAMZA HENDAWI Associated Press. CAIRO (AP) - Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to re...

Minister of Information meets Governor of West Darfur State

Khartoum, Aug.28(SUNA)-Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman met in his office, Monday, Governor of West Darfur State, Fadl-al-Mula Al-Haga. The meeting...

FIJIANS in the most remote areas of Fiji will now be able to have better access to disaster-related information during a disaster. more...

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama switches on the medium wave radio transmission while JICA resident rep Hiroyuki Sawada (left) and FBC CEO Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ...

AM radio now Fiji-wide

Fiji's prime minister says all Fijians can now tune in to the 'national dialogue' following the rehabilitation of the country's medium wave radio infrastructure...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. more...

Update: 12:25PM A NEWLY-rehabilitated medium wave AM infrastructure and transmission was launched by Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama this morning. With...

AIR to revitalise Punjabi service to augment reach in India,

Public service broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) is planning to "revitalise" its Punjabi service to augment its reach to the Punjabi-speaking listeners "on both...

Trump will arrive as charities flee Mar-a-Lago

Orphan's Promise, a charity affiliated with the Christian Broadcasting Network that funds programs at orphanages in 67 countries, will be having its first Mar-a...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel’s nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

JERUSALEM — Israel's nationalist government may be unpopular with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among t...

U.S. Christian press finds friends in Israel

with Western liberals and much of its domestic press corps, but it has found a close friend among the world's evangelical Christians and their media outlets. Th...

Pope Francis condoles with Iran over fatal quake

“Pope Francis sent a pair of telegrams to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing his condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Sunday's severe earthqua...

Vatican Ambassador: Pope has been closely following developments in Belarus

MINSK, 13 November (BelTA) – Pope Francis has been closely following the developments in Belarus, Apostolic Nuncio to Belarus, Archbishop Gabor Pinter said afte...

Pope Francis: Lift up your hearts, not your cellphones, during worship

“It makes me very sad when I celebrate Mass here in the Square or in the Basilica and I see many cellphones raised,” the pope said, according to a translation b...

'Very strong words' at human development dicastery

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

Humanity risks suicide with nuclear arms

Vatican City, October 30 - Humanity risks suicide with nuclear weapons, Pope Francis said on a visit Monday to the office of the Dicastery for Promoting Integra...

A tax on your Tar Heel and Wolfpack gear? Senate GOP bill taxes college logos

Commercial: Bruce Jacobson, Jr. announces run for Texas U.S. Senate. Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his...

Evangelical Cruz challenger vows a change of 'style'

WASHINGTON Amid talk of a Democratic "blue wave" threatening Republicans in 2018, Texas U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz faces a new conservative challenge from an unexpected...

Santa arrives in Sundance Square

A store manager at Skip's Grocery Store located at 2900 Skyline Drive in the Sansom Park area believes he might have caught the image of a ghost on the store's ...

Ted Cruz draws challenge from Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson Jr.

“Two years ago we ran on a message that conservative representation was lacking in our district,” French wrote. “We ran a campaign focused on our vision for con...

When is a background check mandatory for gun owners?

Christian TV executive Bruce Jacobson, Jr. will challenge Texas Republican Ted Cruz for his U.S. Senate seat next year. Jacobson, executive producer of James Ro...

TETRA system covers 99 percent of Macedonia's territory

Skopje, 17 November 2017 (MIA) - Macedonia has a modern digital police radio system that can serve 6,000 users, said Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski at a ...

Construction works postponed until December Bad Godesberg tunnel to be closed at night

The City Council is switching to digital radio in Godesberg - to do necessary changes. Some construction work and installation is needed, which make road closur...

Digital society and capitalism

Digital society has been lauded as emancipatory and freeing individuals from the constrictions of time and place and yet also critiqued as introducing a type of...

CBS Corporation Sets Final Exchange Ratio Of 5.6796 For CBS Radio Exchange Offer

the United States ) or 1-781-575-2137 (outside of the United States Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain statements about CBS, CBS Rad...

Dave Matthews Band To Headline “The Night Before” Concert At Xcel Energy Center In St. Paul, Minn., Saturday, February 3, 2018

in St. Paul, Minn. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 Xcel Energy Center . CBS Radio and OLE have partnered to produce a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience the n...

TV association requests aid measures for a third time

The Digital TV Operators Association has doubled down on pressuring the government to overhaul the country's broadcasting industry, which they say is facing imp...

Nominet serves high-speed broadband service to Loch Ness

The latest roll-out builds on previous successes of TVWS-powered wireless broadband services on the Isle of Arran , and an ongoing pilot project in Llanarth in ...

Solving Israel’s first responders’ communication crisis

When the world had to transition from an analog to digital television system, there was, naturally, a flurry of panic and confusion. But what happens when a man...

StarTimes offers 50% discount on subscription

Digital television provider, StarTimes , has announced the commencement of its 2017 Christmas promotion in a bid to entice new and existing subscribers across t...

Deadline extended for analogue TV broadcasting

Kathmandu, November 17. The Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) today rolled back its earlier decision to prohibit analogue cable television broad...

Can you hear me now? Not likely if you’re in this Fort Worth neighborhood

Petersen said he can be driving on Old Granbury Road, getting close to his neighborhood, and his call will drop. The neighborhood heard of plans for a new cell ...

Trai eyes lifting infra-band spectrum cap; move may benefit Vodafone-Idea Cellular entity

In a move that promotes optimum spectrum efficiency and utilisation as well as encourages consolidation in the sector, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India...

Why Denver International Airport has the best cellular service in the city of Denver

The city may have terrible mobile service, but somehow Denver’s airport reigns supreme. Why? DAS. More than 1 million travelers passing through Denver Internat...

Trai favours removing cap on spectrum holding by telcos

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Tuesday recommended the removal of the intra-band cap of 50 per cent spectrum holding by operators in a circ...

Trai wants spectrum holding caps eased

fears the 25 per cent cap might restrict the capability to purchase additional spectrum in auctions. In the last auction held in October last year, there was no...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a safe, professional workplace. Rose joins a lengthening list of media figures who have lost jobs becaus...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

2 Minnesota pols accused of sexual misconduct will quit

Hours later, Republican Rep. Tony Cornish said he would step down by Dec. 1. Cornish was the subject of an external investigation in the House into widespread s...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the nation

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

Cal Poly’s KCPR named one of the best college radio stations in the country

KCPR, which was founded in 1968, is entirely student-run. This year, around 75 students are involved as DJs, in marketing and PR and other responsibilities, acc...

A Dartmouth football coach punched out a press box window at Harvard Stadium and got ejected

Bill Belichick isn’t the only one who takes special teams seriously. An assistant coach for the Dartmouth football team reportedly punched out a press box windo...

WSAU Wisconsin Morning ... 5AM8AM

Ben Armstrong ben.armstrong@mwcradio.com Ben Armstrong grew up in the Metro Detroit area. At the age of four, Ben was recording himself pretending to be on the ...

Sean Hannity recorded saying AIDS is a 'gay disease'

REVEALED: Sean Hannity was fired from college radio show for claiming AIDS was a 'gay disease' transmitted by tears or saliva - and that anyone thinking homosex...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...

Top Story Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London

LONDON (AP) — Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show...