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AP - BC-SOC--Brazilian Result, 0226

Sunday, August 25, 2019 02:18:00 AM

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BRASILIA, BRAZIL (AP) - Results from Brazilian football: Brazil Brasileiro Serie A Saturday's Matches Fortaleza EC CE 0, Internacional 1 Corinthians 2, Botafogo 0 Vasco Da Gama 1, Flamengo 4 Atletico....
Belgium nominates Didier Reynders to represent it in the European Commission

Sunday, August 25, 2019 01:32:00 AM

BRUSSELS, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Belgium has chosen to nominate current Foreign Minister Didier Reynders as its candidate for European Commissioner, according to a statement released on Saturday by the government. In accordance with the Treaty on the European Union(2007), Belgium, like all other members, has a seat in the European Commission.
EU money offered but not taken

Sunday, August 25, 2019 12:02:00 AM

One of the ways the previous government used to inflate its budget surplus, and thus try to convince the country’s creditors that spending was finally being brought under control, was by underfunding public investment projects included in the budget. In doing so, they were basically starving the economy of much-needed resources to boost growth.
Changes at state property agencies

Sunday, August 25, 2019 12:02:00 AM

TAGS: Property The government is determined to change the heads of the state property manager, the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations (HCAP), and its subsidiary, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED), charged with attracting foreign investors in the privatization of....
Is Britain becoming a failed state?

Saturday, August 24, 2019 11:41:00 PM

LONDON — What is a failed state? Not so long ago, when I was Britain’s Overseas Development Minister, and later European Commissioner for External Affairs, I would probably have tried to answer the question by pointing to specific examples, including several countries in Latin America and Africa.
The nutrition challenge

Saturday, August 24, 2019 11:41:00 PM

EDINBURGH — It is easy to think of starvation as a challenge that entered the rich world’s consciousness in the 1980s and was largely solved through charity rock concerts. True, the world has made huge progress in combating mass starvation over the past 30 years, largely as a result of improved agricultural practices.
EU announces record €550 mn contribution to save 16 mn lives from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

Saturday, August 24, 2019 11:26:00 PM

BRUSSELS, 24th August, 2019 (WAM) -- The EU on Saturday announced a €550 million pledge to The Global Fund during the G7 summit in Biarritz. The Fund is an international partnership to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria around the world. Its work has already saved 27 million lives since it was created in 2002.
Taltech research funding fraud scandal continues as claims conflict

Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:19:00 PM

Commenting on the research financing of the Ragnar Nurkse Department is further complicated by the fact that the role of Keegan McBride, the doctoral student who disclosed the alleged scheme after he had requested an anonymous meeting with university director Jaak Aaviksoo this March but no further....
EU curbs facial recognition technology over Europe-wide privacy fears - ‘significant risk’

Saturday, August 24, 2019 10:00:00 PM

A leaked European Commission report obtained by The Times said the legislation will lay down rules across all member states to limit its use because “artificial intelligence applications can pose significant risks to fundamental rights”. The report added: “Without an EU-level regulatory framework,....
Endologix (ELGX) Market Value Rose While Nea Management Company Lowered Its Stake; As Gilead Sciences (GILD) Stock Value Rose, Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan Lowered Its Holding by $520,000

Saturday, August 24, 2019 09:55:00 PM

Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan decreased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) by 36.36% based on its latest 2019Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan sold 8,000 shares as the company’s stock rose 1.00% .
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