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Zimbabwe: Mugabe's Far East Vacation Sends Wrong Signals

20 December 2014 06:47:29 AllAfrica News: Latest

AS we bid good riddance to 2014, veritably yet another annus horribilis for distressed Zimbabweans, President Robert Mugabe is, as has become his tradition, taking it easy in the Far East where he is holidaying with his family until mid-January.

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‘Bulworth’ Writer Jeremy Pikser Selected for Writers Guild’s Jablow Award

20 December 2014 06:46:28 WN.com - America News

The Writers Guild of America East has selected Vice President Jeremy Pikser as the recipient of its Richard B. Jablow Award for service to the guild. He will receive the honor at the 67th annual Writers Guild Awards at the Edison Ballroom in New York City on Feb. 14. Pikser, a member since 1988, co-wrote... Read more »...

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BBC America Unveils ‘Broadchurch’ Season 2 Trailer, Moves Premiere to March

20 December 2014 06:46:28 WN.com - America News

Stateside fans of “Broadchurch” will have to wait another month for the second season premiere on BBC America. The cabler confirmed the new March 4 debut as it released a new trailer on Friday. The British crime drama starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman was originally set to premiere on Feb. 4. The “Broadchurch” news... Read more »...

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Chile’s Indigenous Rights Come at High Price for the Economy

20 December 2014 06:46:28 WN.com - America News

Wilson Galleguillos watches the wind whip up dust clouds above the waste deposits of the Radomiro Tomic copper mine in northern Chile. He says the dust falls on the fields of Chiu Chiu, his village 3 miles away, and that the chemicals in it damage the harvest. Nestled in the valley of Alto Loa, this...

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Mexico Central Bank Says Growth and Inflation Risks Increased

20 December 2014 06:46:28 WN.com - America News

Mexican policy makers were unanimous in their decision to keep the key interest rate unchanged at a record low this month, saying the outlook for both growth and inflation has deteriorated amid a peso selloff. Banco de Mexico left the overnight borrowing rate unchanged at 3 percent on Dec. 5, a move forecast by 28 of 30 economists surveyed by Bloomberg. Two predicted a quarter-point reduction. Most board members said slack in the economy partly offsets inflation risks from the peso’s slump, the bank said in the minutes of the meeting published today. The outlook for growth has worsened amid weaker global momentum and...

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Canacol Caps 63% 4-Day Gain on Oil Bounce, Colombia OGX Purchase

20 December 2014 06:46:28 WN.com - America News

Canacol Energy Ltd., a Canadian company exploring for oil and gas in Latin America, jumped a record 24 percent as it disclosed the purchase of two gas contracts while energy prices rebounded. The...

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CRISP Draft Proposal now Available (ARIN - American Registry for Internet Numbers)

20 December 2014 06:46:28 WN.com - America News

(Source: ARIN - American Registry for Internet Numbers) Posted: Friday, 19 December 2014 The ARIN CRISP team members would like to provide a quick update for those not subscribed to the NRO...

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Braskem Texas PP unit needs 10-22 days of unplanned maintenance

20 December 2014 06:46:28 WN.com - America News

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Braskem America's polypropylene (PP) plant in Texas reported an unplanned outage on Friday because of work being done on a processor that will require...

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Bahamas wins bid to host 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (CONCACAF - Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football)

20 December 2014 06:46:27 WN.com - America News

(Source: CONCACAF - Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) Friday Dec 19, 2014 Bahamas wins bid to host 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup First time in history the Caribbean region hosts a senior FIFA tournament MIAMI (Friday, December 19, 2014) -- The Bahamas Football Association (BFA) was selected by the FIFA Executive Committee at its meeting today in Marrakech, Morocco, as...

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Elementary School Teacher's Wish to Help Alleviate Hunger This Holiday Season Comes True (Feeding America)

20 December 2014 06:46:27 WN.com - America News

(Source: Feeding America) December 19, 2014 What started as a simple wish on Facebook is going to help feed millions of families across the United States. After hearing about Capital One's holiday #WishForOthers campaign, Maggie Hillman shared her wish on Facebook that fewer families would have to worry about finding food this holiday season. Inspired by Maggie's post, Capital One is donating five million meals to Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief organization.  "I have many students who come to school hungry every day. Trying to focus on a math...

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International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event Becomes BAR at the National Restaurant Association Show (National Restaurant Association of America)

20 December 2014 06:46:27 WN.com - America News

(Source: National Restaurant Association of America) International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event Becomes BAR at the National Restaurant Association Show The beverage alcohol "show within a show" celebrates 8th year with a new name of BAR (Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants) at the NRA Show (Chicago) The National Restaurant Association announces today BAR (Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants) at NRA Show 2015, formerly known as the International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event. As the only beverage alcohol show dedicated to helping professionals develop a successful bar program in foodservice establishments, BAR at NRA...

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CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT INCREASED IN 38 STATES AND D.C. DURING THE PAST YEAR, 26 STATES AND D.C. ADD JOBS BETWEEN OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER (AGC - Associated General Contractors of America)

20 December 2014 06:46:27 WN.com - America News

(Source: AGC - Associated General Contractors of America) Texas and North Dakota Have Largest 12-Month Gains, West Virginia and New Jersey Have Biggest Declines; Vermont and California Top Monthly Rankings, W.Va. and New York Shed Most Jobs in November Construction firms added jobs in 38 states and the District of Columbia between November 2013 and November 2014 while construction employment increased in 26 states and D.C. between October and November, according to an analysis today of Labor Department data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials noted that the list of states gaining jobs has varied significantly from month...

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TravelCenters of America Opens New Location in Lincoln, Alabama (TravelCenters of America LLC)

20 December 2014 06:46:27 WN.com - America News

(Source: TravelCenters of America LLC) TravelCenters of America Opens New Location in Lincoln, Alabama TravelCenters of America Opens New Location in Lincoln, Alabama WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, has announced the expansion of its network with the opening of its newest TA, located at I-20, Exit 168 (75246 Alabama 77) in Lincoln, Alabama....

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CUA Receives Accolades (The Catholic University of America)

20 December 2014 06:46:27 WN.com - America News

(Source: The Catholic University of America) Dec.19, 2014 CUA Receives Accolades Catholic University's Office of Public Affairs has received two Accolades awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE): a bronze award for Excellence in Photography and an honorable mention in the category of Institutional Media Relations Programs for the...

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Helping Paralyzed Veterans Through Adaptive Sports: RJ Anderson (Paralyzed Veterans of America National)

20 December 2014 06:46:27 WN.com - America News

(Source: Paralyzed Veterans of America National) Sergeant RJ Anderson was a young man transitioning from being a college student to an Army soldier when tragedy...

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Ten Good Reasons to Support Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans of America National)

20 December 2014 06:46:26 WN.com - America News

(Source: Paralyzed Veterans of America National) There are many worthy veterans' organizations in our nation that you can choose to support financially. Why choose Paralyzed Veterans of America? Below are ten ways that we help veterans with disabilities every day using the generous donations we receive from you.  Paralyzed Veterans of America: Delivers our services to ALL veterans and their families FREE of charge, thanks to the generous...

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VOA’s Ilir Ikonomi Honored by the Union of Albanian Journalists (VOA - Voice of America)

20 December 2014 06:46:26 WN.com - America News

(Source: VOA - Voice of America) WASHINGTON, D.C.- Ilir Ikonomi, team leader of VOA's Albanian Service, has received the "Lifetime Achievement Award" from the Union of Albanian Journalists, Albania's most important journalistic organization. The award was presented to Ikonomi by Albania's president, Bujar Nishani, in a ceremony held in Tirana on...

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Guatemala will expand electricity coverage in rural zones with IDB support (IDB - Inter-American Development Bank)

20 December 2014 06:46:26 WN.com - America News

(Source: IDB - Inter-American Development Bank) News Releases Dec 19, 2014 A $55 million loan will provide electricity to some of Guatemala's poorest communities The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $55 million loan for Guatemala to improve and expand coverage of the national electricity service, thereby creating conditions for lower-income population groups to improve their quality of life and raise their productivity and income...

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BMW TO SHOWCASE INNOVATIONS INCLUDING HIGHLY & FULLY AUTOMATED DRIVING, DRIVER INTERFACE ADVANCEMENTS AND NEW LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES AT THE LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER SOUTH PLAZA DURING THE 2015 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS IN LAS VEGAS. (BMW of North America LLC)

20 December 2014 06:46:26 WN.com - America News

(Source: BMW of North America LLC) Additional Features to be Expanded Upon Include Electric Vehicle Charging Solutions, the ConnectedDrive Store and Connected Mobility Options Among Others. BMW will once again be returning to Las Vegas for the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center (3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV) to showcase innovations including Highly & Fully Automated Driving, driver interface advancements and new lighting technologies. BMW will have a presence at the South Plaza, located outside the Las Vegas Convention Center's South Hall, where BMW experts and representatives will be available for interview on Tuesday, January 6 through Friday, January 9,...

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George R.R. Martin Slams Sony’s ‘Corporate Cowardice,’ Offers to Screen ‘The Interview’ at His Own Theater

20 December 2014 06:46:26 WN.com - America News

George R.R. Martin has offered to screen Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy “The Interview” at the independent movie theater he owns in New Mexico. “For what it’s worth, the Jean Cocteau Cinema will be glad to screen ‘The Interview’ (assuming that Sony does eventually release the film for theatrical exhibition, rather than streaming it or dumping it as a direct-to-DVD release), should it be made available to us,” Martin wrote in a blog post published earlier this week. “Come to Santa Fe, Seth, we’ll show your film for you.” Also Read: Sony Hackers Issue New Threat In Wake ‘The Interview’ Cancellation, Says CNN The author of the fantasy...

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Argentina Open to Lifting Currency Controls, Central Banker Says

20 December 2014 06:46:26 WN.com - America News

Argentina may begin to unwind currency restrictions gradually if economic conditions are favorable, according to central bank President Alejandro Vanoli. The first yearly gain in reserves since 2010 has...

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Directors Guild Calls on U.S. Government to Heighten Cybersecurity

20 December 2014 06:46:25 WN.com - America News

The Directors Guild of America has called on the U.S. government to boost cyber-security in the wake of the massive hack attack on Sony Pictures over “The Interview.” In the DGA’s first public statement on the attack, DGA president Paris Barclay said the guild stands by its members Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the co-directors... Read more »...

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Obama Says Opening to Cuba Will Chip Away at Its Closed Society

20 December 2014 06:46:25 WN.com - America News

President Barack Obama said restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba will speed change on the island, in a defense of his new policy punctuated by a light-hearted joke about the nation’s long-time dictator, Fidel Castro. The president tamped down speculation he would fly to Havana to meet with the country’s president, Raul Castro, saying today he had no immediate plans to do so and that a trip to Cuba might only come after he’s left office. Obama spoke two days after he announced the U.S. would move to restore...

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Atlanta Restaurateur John C. Metz Named as National Restaurant Association’s New 2015 Convention Chair (National Restaurant Association of America)

20 December 2014 06:46:25 WN.com - America News

(Source: National Restaurant Association of America) Atlanta Restaurateur John C. Metz Named as National Restaurant Association's New 2015 Convention Chair CEO, executive chef, and co-founder of Marlow's Tavern, Aqua Blue, and Sterling Spoon Culinary Management will advise the Association for the restaurant and foodservice industry's largest and most comprehensive annual event, taking place at Chicago's McCormick Place May 16-19 (Chicago) The National Restaurant Association announced today it has selected John C. Metz, CEO, executive chef, and co-founder of Marlow's Tavern, Aqua Blue, and Sterling Spoon Culinary Management based in Atlanta, to serve as its convention chair for the 2015...

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Why I go to church (Christian Church – Disciples of Christ)

20 December 2014 06:46:25 WN.com - America News

(Source: Christian Church – Disciples of Christ) Last Updated 12/19/14 WHY I GO TO CHURCH Anonymous, contributed to the Nebraska regional newsletter through the Broken Halos, a women&s support group at First Christian, Weeping Water, NE (Nov. 2014) In recent years, many young adults in my generation have developed a distaste for the church. Some of the reasons are valid, some not. Other friends feel the church has become outdated, irrelevant.  Others claim the church is driven too much by current fads and superficial messages.  They throw...

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VOLKSWAGEN ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF 2015 GOLF R PRE-ORDER (Volkswagen Group of America Inc)

20 December 2014 06:46:25 WN.com - America News

(Source: Volkswagen Group of America Inc) Eagerly anticipated all-wheel-drive Golf R, Volkswagen's highest performance model, will be available for pre-order on January 8, 2015 Herndon, VA  - Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the opportunity for customers to pre-order one of the first 500 available 2015 Golf R models, the most powerful production Golf ever offered in the U.S. The pre-order will go live on VW.com/GolfR on January 8th and customers can secure their place in line by paying a $500 reservation fee. The first 500 Golf R models will be identical: the topline Golf R with DCC® & Nav and the six-speed DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission. All the cars will be...

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US spot ethylene rebounds from 50-week low on higher demand

20 December 2014 06:46:25 WN.com - America News

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US front-month spot ethylene prices rebounded from a 50-month low to close the week on an uptrend, sources said on Friday. To close the week, front-month December ethylene’s most recent trade was at 43.00 cents/lb ($948/tonne), up from...

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Obama Finds Hint of Sibling Dynamics in Call With Raul Castro

20 December 2014 06:46:25 WN.com - America News

Even when the family business is an island dictatorship, sibling rivalry never completely goes away. When Cuban President President Raul Castro spoke for almost almost hour in a historic telephone...

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Theatre that Changes the World (The Catholic University of America)

20 December 2014 06:46:24 WN.com - America News

(Source: The Catholic University of America) Selma 65, a one-woman show starring Marietta Hedges, associate professor and head of the MFA Acting program, was included in American Theatre&s list of "14 Theatrical Plans to Change the...

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20 December 2014 06:46:24 WN.com - America News

Santa's workshop is in high gear right now, making sure there's enough toys for boys and girls across the world. And to ease the workload, it appears there's a satellite office in Rhode Island, where Hasbro, Inc. is headquartered. How else can you explain the impossibly heartwarming Global Day of Joy? Definition of the Global Day of Joy: a day when Hasbro empowers all 5,100 of its employees in 33 countries around the world to combine their philanthropic spirit and engage in community service projects that help bring smiles to needy children this holiday season. For this recent corporate volunteerism spectacular, more than 140 community service projects were organized through the Global Day...

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