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Trump appoints Keenum to agriculture board

President Donald J. Trump has named Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum as chairman of the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development. The university said the White House announced the appointment this week. The board was created in 1975. Board members are primarily from universities and provide advice on U.

Qatari fighters fly dangerously close to UAE plane

Manama, Apr. 22 (BNA): Qatari fighters flew dangerously close to an Emirati airbus 320, Flight ETD88, en route from Dammam to Abu Dhabi at 10:50 am, the Civil Aviation Affairs said. The flight met all requirements and the plane was flying at an altitude of 25,000 feet above the international waters,....

IMF to Probe Role of Advanced Economies in Feeding Corruption

The IMF will review the role advanced nations play in bribery and other forms of corruption as part of a revised framework on governance around the world. Under the new system, the International Monetary Fund will assess areas such as budget management, financial-sector oversight, central bank controls, market regulation, and the rule of law.

Joshna Chinappa beats former World No.1 Nicol David in El Gouna International squash Apr 22, 2018 21:56 IST

India’s top woman player Joshna Chinappa beat former world number one Nicol David 11-8, 11-8, 11-8 in the second round of the El Gouna International squash tournament in El Gouna (Egypt) for her first ever win over the legendary Malaysian. Nicol David, an eight-time World champ and seeded eight in....

Trump appoints Keenum to agriculture board

President Donald J. Trump has named Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum as chairman of the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development. The university said the White House announced the appointment this week. The board was created in 1975. Board members are primarily from universities and provide advice on U.

Anadolu Agency editors visit Istanbul's new airport

By Mehmet Kara. ISTANBUL. Anadolu Agency's foreign languages and international news editors on Sunday visited an under construction airport in Istanbul. The group, which was in Turkey for an annual editors' meeting, visited the finished parts of the airport and was briefed by officials.

Trump appoints Keenum to agriculture board

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - President Donald J. Trump has named Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum as chairman of the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development. The university said the White House announced the appointment this week. The board was created in 1975.

King Mohammed VI Offers Dinner in Honor of Guests Attending Morocco’s Premier International Golf Tournaments

The dinner was hosted by Prince Moulay Rachid, president of the Hassan II Golf Trophy Association in Rabat. Rabat’s Dar Es-Salam Royal Golf Club is hosting both tournaments taking place April 16-22. Both feature top golfers from around the world. The 24th Lalla Meryem Golf Cup features some of the finest women golfers in the world.

Trump appoints Keenum to agriculture board

President Donald J. Trump has named Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum as chairman of the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development. The university said the White House announced the appointment this week. The board was created in 1975. Board members are primarily from universities and provide advice on U.

Shamkhani to attend Russia security conference

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani is scheduled to visit Russian city of Sochi to participate in a security conference. World’s senior security officials are planned to attend the 9th International Meeting of High Representatives for Security Issues on April 25-26, IRNA reported.

Colin Kaepernick awarded for protest Amnesty International awarded Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his public protest against racial and

Amnesty International awarded Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his public protest against racial and social injustice. "The Ambassador of Conscience award celebrates the spirit of activism and exceptional courage, as embodied by Colin Kaepernick," Salil Shetty, the....

Trump appoints Keenum to agriculture board

President Donald J. Trump has named Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum as chairman of the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development. The university said the White House announced the appointment this week. The board was created in 1975. Board members are primarily from universities and provide advice on U.

Trump appoints Keenum to agriculture board

President Donald J. Trump has named Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum as chairman of the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development. The university said the White House announced the appointment this week. The board was created in 1975. Board members are primarily from universities and provide advice on U.

Couple arrested at BIA attempting to smuggle gold

. Customs officers arrested a couple at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) while they attempted to smuggle gold to India. The Sri Lankan couple had in their possession 2.35kg of gold, the Customs Department said. The gold was valued at over Rs. 9.1 million.

Sharjah Airport plans construction of new terminal

Dubai: The head of the Sharjah Airport Authority on Sunday said there are plans to build a new passenger terminal at the Sharjah International Airport in a move that will increase the airport’s capacity to 25 million passengers by 2021. Construction of the new terminal is expected to start in the....

As tensions rise, Zarif says he doesn’t believe Iran heading to war with Israel

Despite rising tensions and mutual warnings traded between Tehran and Jerusalem in recent weeks, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview to be aired Sunday on American television that he did not believe the two countries were “headed towards regional war” “I do not believe....

UN chief condemns fatal shooting of International Red Cross staffer in Yemen

, the ICRC identified the victim as Lebanese national, Hanna Lahoud, who was in charge of the organization’s detention programme in Yemen. “Mr. Lahoud was rushed to hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The colleagues he was travelling with were unharmed in the incident,” said ICRC.

Agriculture needs new FTAs: Bankwest More free trade agreements and a greater take-up of agricultural technology will drive growth in Australia's agricultural sector, says Bankwest.

Growth in Australia's agriculture industry will depend on more new international free trade agreements and more farmers using new technology to increase productivity, says an industry report from Bankwest. Australia's agricultural sector is particularly set to benefit from a growing middle class in Asia as consumers demand premium-quality produce.

MIL-OSI United Nations: UNFCCC

/ April 23, 2018 / Comments Off MIL OSI - ForeignAffairs.co.nz on MIL-OSI United Nations: UNFCCC. Source: United Nations. Initiative. Step Up to Solve Climate Change – Be heard in the Talanoa Dialogue. The international response to climate change can get a boost of ambition this year from a....

MIL-OSI United Nations: UN chief condemns fatal shooting of International Red Cross staffer in Yemen

Source: United Nations. The UN Secretary-General has condemned Sunday’s killing of a senior staff member working for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Yemen, who was attacked while travelling in a vehicle on the outskirts of Taiz. readability=”98.

Iran’s foreign minister warns nation will restart ‘nuclear activities’ if U.S. withdraws from accord

The reaction of the international community would “not be pleasant” for the United States if President Trump decides to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions on Tehran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday. In addition to U.S.

Novalić attends meetings with officials of World Bank and IMF

SARAJEVO, April 22 (FENA) Prime Minister of the Federation of BiH Fadil Novalić took part in meetings with officials of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in New York within the BiH delegation. Novalić informed officials of these two institutions about results and achievements of the FBiH Government in the previous period.

Colin Kaepernick awarded for protest Amnesty International awarded Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his public protest against racial and

Amnesty International awarded Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his public protest against racial and social injustice. "The Ambassador of Conscience award celebrates the spirit of activism and exceptional courage, as embodied by Colin Kaepernick," Salil Shetty, the....

Acting Finance Minister Meets Human Rights Independent Expert in Sudan

Khartoum, April.22 (SUNA) - The Acting Finance Minister, Dr. Abdul Rahman Derar has called on the international community to lift the economic sanctions imposed on Sudan, totally, by lifting its name from the list of the countries sponsoring terrorism, the serious work for solving its debt problem....

Chicago airports now offering free wireless internet

The Chicago Department of Aviation announced Sunday that free wireless internet access is now available at Chicago’s two major airports. O’Hare and Midway international airports are now offering free Wi-Fi service with streaming capability to all travelers, replacing time-based free Wi-Fi sessions....

Customs seize Rs.1.5Mn worth illicit fags at BIA

An attempt to smuggle in a stock of illicit cigarettes worth over Rs.1.5 million into the country by a Sri Lankan national was thwarted by the Customs officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport today. The Customs officials at the BIA Arrival Terminal took an inbound passenger in for questioning on suspicion today around 4.

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Atmosphere, Vol. 9, Pages 163: Using Shortwave Radiation to Evaluate the HARMONIE-AROME Weather Model

Abstract Evaluation of global shortwave irradiance forecasts from the HARMONIE-AROME weather prediction model is presented in this paper. We give examples of ho...

A Candy From Mars and America's Sweetness

In the early 1980s, my family would gather at night around our battery-powered shortwave radio, listening to Voice of America. Back then I knew the broadcast on...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

Caister calling... Radio hams enjoy International Marconi day

The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club held the International Marconi Day event on Saturday and saw 116 other radio amateurs in 23 countries contacted. Notable contacts...

thewharf Violinist Philippa Mo brings classical music to Bermondsey’s Shortwave Cafe Philippa Mo’s six-year-old self was initially drawn to the violin for its shape, not its sound....

But a biscuit factory in Bermondsey might be Philippa’s favourite stage yet. The 42-year-old has curated a series of six classical concerts at the building’s Sh...

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New advertising levy on TV channels urged to fund Irish content

and TG4 , “to be acceptable on competition and fairness grounds”. Those broadcasters could then apply to the BAI to use the funds generated by the levy to make ...

New levy on ‘opt-out’ television channels urged for funding of Irish content

The broadcasting regulator should place a levy on television channels that sell advertising in the Irish market and then use the sums raised to fund Irish conte...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 [th] , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreeme...

Strategic Cooperation Between BlueFocus IFEC and Global Broadcasting Media Group Enriches Audiovisual Content for Passengers and Creates Channels for Cultural Export

GUANGZHOU, China April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 20 th , BlueFocus IFEC Technology Co., Ltd ('BlueFocus IFEC') signed a strategic cooperation agreement ...

Audit Committee Consultation

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has published a consultation report inviting input to a possible Good Practices Report on how i...

USCIS New Policy Shuts Down STEM OPT Training at Third Party Sites

The extension of the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program for international students with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STE...

A small plane has made a dramatic emergency landing on a Canadian highway

A light aircraft has made an emergency landing on a highway, shocking passing motorists and passengers on a train. The twin-engine plane was on its way to Calga...

Being Jeff Bezos Means Never Apologizing About Profits

Amazon has a reputation for spending as much money as it can get its hands on, and that reputation is deserved. The company has poured money into building up it...

UN council heads to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see Rohingya

Britain's U.N. ambassador, Karen Pierce, said the most important thing is that the body charged with maintaining international peace and security "can see for i...

LETTERS: Real radio treat

There is a treat in store this coming Easter weekend for fans of radio as it should be in the UK. Radio Caroline North once again team up with Manx Radio, using...

Radio station Northsound to switch off analogue service

Originally Northsound, like other local radio stations, broadcast on both FM and medium wave - but in the 1990s it started to provide distinct services on each ...

Retune your radio to receive BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC Radio Lancashire will no longer broadcast programmes on 1557 kHz medium wave from January 15. Listeners who live around Lancaster, Morecambe and Arnside, an...

Pioneer pirate radio ship is live on Friday

RADIO Caroline makes a triumphant return to the airwaves this week with the blessing of the authorities which once banned it. On Friday, the pirate music statio...

Legendary station Radio Caroline returns to the airwaves

A legendary pirate radio station is back - and you can listen to it right now. Legendary Radio Caroline, founded in 1964, has finally made its return. It broadc...

A Christian Awakening?

Last week at Wheaton College, an evangelical school in Illinois, evangelicals met to discuss the events of our time and the future of the church. The only thing...

Church and State Church of The Donald Never mind Fox. Trump’s most reliable media mouthpiece is now Christian TV. By Ruth Graham

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. The Music City campus of the Trinity Broadcasting Network is about a half-hour drive from Music City itself, in a placid Nashville suburb ...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Unholy Matrimony: Trump and the Televangelists

It's no secret that coastal American media despises current US President Donald Trump. What is less understood is how that loathing only appears to fan the flam...

Singer Princess Farida back with a new song

This was the second time Farida was touring the US. Her first time was in 2014, when she got an invitation from the popular American CBN (Christian Broadcasting...

All media houses adhere to the same laws, there are no sacre...

A few months ago, a local Christian radio station, Amazing Grace, aired a controversial sermon that attracted a flurry of condemnations, especially among women....

African press review 25 April 2018

Will today's strike by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) bring the nation to a standstill? The Israeli government scraps plans to forcibly de...

Amazing Grace radio station loses licence

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Tuesday revoked the broadcasting licence of Amazing Grace Christian Radio. The revocation, according to RURA Spo...

Rwanda shuts radio station for airing hateful sermon against women

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority on Tuesday announced the revocation of the broadcasting license of a local radio station after airing a sermon that was pe...

Rwanda revokes the licence for Christian radio accused of hate

Amazing Grace FM Head Office in Kigali. Rwanda's communication regulator has revoked the broadcasting licence of the Christian radio station for breaching broad...

Political Cornflakes: Forget Fox News. Christian TV is becoming the go-to Trump fawning network

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2016, photo, former Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee speaks at Inspired Grounds Cafe in West Des...

Church and State

The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning. By signing up you agree to receive email newsle...

PRIEST QUESTIONS FIJI’S NEW CHRISTIAN TV STATION

. SUVA, Fiji Islands (January 31, 2002 – Radio Australia)---Fiji’s first 24-hour Christian television station has begun broadcasting, amid concerns over the typ...

'Make America Christian Again': How religious nationalism explains the rise of Donald Trump

Christian nationalism has played a central role in the popular rise of Donald Trump and will continue to do so, according to a new report by three US sociologis...

Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition

. Current: Christian TV producers Mark Burnett, Roma Downey look to God as son Cameron struggles with unknown health condition. Christian TV producers Mark Bu...

Comedian Tom Papa returning to CityStage

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television, radio and podcasts, as...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Stuart Matchett, played a pivotal role in public broadcasting

Chances are if you were a young person listening to ABC youth radio from the mid-1970s onwards a few distinctive voices would have stood out. And from the 1980s...

Southington police upgrade from analog to digital radios

SOUTHINGTON — A recent switch from analog to digital radio communications is the final piece of a $2 million upgrade designed to give the police department bett...

StarTimes Ghana Presents Real LED TV, 20 Deco...

StarTimes Ghana have presented a jumbo Real LED TV and 20 decoders to the Sports Writers Association of Ghana [SWAG] as their contribution in sponsoring the 43r...

More Ghanaians Prefer Flat Screen TV Now

A Satellite Monitor Study has revealed that more Ghanaians have switched to the usage of flat screen digital television sets from the old analogue type 'hunchba...

Airtel Digital TV numbers up

BENGALURU: Indian telecom player Bharti Airtel Ltd (Airtel) reported 9.5 per cent and 10.7 per cent growth in operating revenue for its Airtel Digital TV Servic...

SES expands its reach in Ghana to four million TV homes

Despite Ghana’s slow transition from analogue to digital terrestrial, satellite operator, SES, has succeeded in breaking the digitization market by reaching fou...

Regime rescues digital TV firms

The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) will allow digital TV operators to transfer their licences to other private companies as part of measures to res...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

(RTTNews) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year. Tota...

Huawei’s P20 Pro and MediaPad M5 launched

HUAWEI Consumer Business Group launched in Saudi Arabia its new phone “Huawei P20 Pro”, the first smartphone with a triple-lens camera co-engineered with Leica,...

Samsung Q1 Profit Rises; Warns Of Lower Mobile Earnings

SEOUL (dpa-AFX) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SMSN.L, SSNNF.OB, SSNLF.OB) reported a profit for the first-quarter that increased about 55 percent from last year...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

The "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. SK Telecom announced on December ...

Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case

report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. "Open vs. Proprietary 5G Fronthaul Interface: SK Telecom Case" SK Telecom announced on December 15 l...

Danish Court Sentences Inventor To Life For Woman's Murder In 'Submarine Case'

15 hrs ago Read more: New Hampshire Public Radio - The submarine UC3 Nautilus of Danish inventor Peter Madsen sits in Copenhagen, Denmark. A court has sentenced...

Ex-Minneapolis cop intends to plead not guilty in killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an Australian woman after she called 911 to report a possible assault intends to plead ...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Richard Howard/Getty Images via CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Rejoice Car Talk fans. Click and Clack are going to the Automotive Hall of Fame. Tom and Ray Magliozzi, the wisecracking mechanic brothers...

Seniors Set Unofficial World Record

ELMHURST, IL —As Elmhurst College seniors getting ready to graduate in May, Jennifer Anthony and Emma Kaminski wanted to do something big to commemorate their t...

UMaine’s college radio station has been off-air for over a month

Regular broadcast listeners of WMEB 91.9 FM, the student-run radio station at the University of Maine, haven’t heard much of the station’s freeform variety of p...

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...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

All-star DJs back in the groove with bid to rule airwaves again

In an unassuming business park in Berkshire, a band of broadcasting brothers are gathering. Dozens of exiles from Radio 1, Radio Luxembourg and Radio Caroline, ...

Feds shut down pirate radio station 'Big City' in Roxbury

Calling itself "Big City," a pirate radio station was shut down Monday after authorities warned the operators numerous times it was operating illegally and inte...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...

Summer of Love not embraced by a government hell-bent on switching off pirate radio

It is 1967 and the Summer of Love is in full swing and the Government had been hatching plans to close down the pirate radio stations. The stations were worried...