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Sub-Saharan Africa Farm Yields 70-90 Percent Below Potential, Atlas Research Finds - 3 Hours ago
SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa has the world's largest gap in farm yields 70-90 percent below their potential according to a new research tool unveiled today. The outcome of
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Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter - 4 Hours ago
Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose relationship with then-president Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, has joined Twitter. "#HereWeGo," said the 41-year-old Lewinsky - whose Twitter
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Prince Harry gets in the game on the rugby pitch - 3 Hours ago
- Britain's Prince Harry joined a rugby festival in the north of England on Monday in his role as Patron of England Rugby's All Schools Programme. Harry met with student volunteers from local schools.
 
Governments of Canada and British Columbia Join Forces to Launch BizPaL
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Report: Brown's blood was in cop's car
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De León throws raucous bash as Steinberg quietly leaves
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UN sanctions 'to target high-profile Yemenis'
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BNP Paribas Investment Partners Appoints a New Head of Business Development in Canada
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Barroso speaks out against British euroskepticism - a slap for Cameron
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Fire that killed 6 began downstairs; cause unclear - 3 Hours ago
A house fire near Pittsburgh that killed four children, their mother and stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remains unclear. The chief of emergency services in Allegheny

Ebola exposure at a party? Rand Paul accuses White House of mistakes. - 8 Hours ago
[embedded content] “I think from the very beginning they haven’t been completely forthright with us. They’ve so wanted to downplay this that they really I don’t think have been very accurate in their

Here’s one state that Hillary Clinton isn’t dominating - 3 Hours ago
It's hard to find a poll in which Hillary Clinton doesn't start as the overwhelming favorite and clear would-be nominee in the 2016 Democratic primary. She's been above 60 percent in all but three national
 
>>   Politics/Law
US Patent Office Issues Reexamination Certificate Confirming the Patentability of - 3 Hours ago
PR Newswire NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 NEW YORK , Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Network-1 Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NTIP) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO")

UPDATE 2-Top Allergan holder Paulson urges deal with Shire -sources - 3 Hours ago
(Adds details on Paulson shareholdings in Allergan and Shire, background) Oct 20 (Reuters) - Allergan Inc shareholder Paulson & Co is urging the Botox maker to merge with specialty pharmaceutical company
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Full Transcript: Monica Lewinsky Speaks Out On Ending Online Abuse - 3 Hours ago
Monica Lewinsky broke a decade-long public silence on Monday morning, delivering a speech to 1,000-plus young entrepreneurs and achievers at Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia. The full transcript
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>>   Business
Relying on Word of Mouth? Boost Your Visibility with a Modern Online Marketing Campaign - 3 Hours ago
SOURCE Cyberset Corp. Even the most modest operation can benefit from a strong Internet presence; respected online marketing company Cyberset details how. LOS ANGELES At a time when many in the industrialized
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Upper Deck Strengthens Basketball Lineup by Inking Exclusive Deal with Euroleague - 3 Hours ago
Deal allows Upper Deck to tap into top European prospects and stars for new basketball trading card releases! PR Newswire CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 CARLSBAD, Calif. , Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/
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The Nuts and Bolts of Global Surgical Package Requirements - 3 Hours ago
In a major overhaul proposed, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have included a plan to eliminate the global package for all surgical procedures, beginning in 2017. According to 2015
 
>>   Finance
Cybersecurity Stock Directory Update for National Cyber Security Awareness Month; - 3 Hours ago
PR Newswire NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Washington, October 20, 2014 NEW YORK and POINT ROBERTS, Washington , October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investorideas.com ( http://www.investorideas.com

XL Group Adds New Cyber & Technology Insurance Expertise - 3 Hours ago
* Reuters is not responsible for the content in this press release. PR Newswire NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – To address the growing demand for cyber insurance, XL

Emerging Markets Communications Launches QuickSkid Solution to Connect Faster Offshore - 4 Hours ago
HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 10/20/14 -- Emerging Markets Communications announced today a new connectivity solution, QuickSkid, which enables faster, more reliable and flexible communications for
 
>>   Sports
TPG Deepens Strategic Partnership with Creative Artists Agency - 3 Hours ago
LOS ANGELES & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2014-- Leading entertainment and sports firm Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and global private investment firm TPG announced today that TPG has agreed

Slava Voynov Suspended By NHL After Domestic Violence Arrest - 4 Hours ago
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely by the NHL following his arrest early Monday on charges of domestic violence, the league said. Voynov, 24, will be paid during the
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Peyton Manning Breaks NFL Record for Touchdown Passes! How Did His Team Trick Him - 3 Hours ago
Peyton Manning has set a new NFL record for career touchdown passes. On Sunday night, the Denver Broncos' quarterback threw his 509th career touchdown pass, breaking Brett Favre 's previous record.
 
>>   Industry
Microsoft Leadership and Hundreds of Alumni Reunite to Celebrate Philanthropy and - 3 Hours ago
Three alumnus receive $25,000 Integral Fellow Award grants for their nonprofits PR Newswire REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 20, 2014 REDMOND, Wash. , Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, October 17

WASH's FIXLAUNDRY® App Now Available for Windows Phones - 3 Hours ago
Includes Customer-Friendly Features to Enhance Convenience and to Speed Service PR Newswire EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  WASH Multifamily
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Total Transit Introduces Arizona's Only Legal RideShare Service - 3 Hours ago
New app allows passengers to book RideShare, Discount Cab, luxury and more PR Newswire PHOENIX, Oct. 20, 2014 PHOENIX , Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Transit , parent company of Discount
 
>>   Internet
Quoted: Marc Andreessen, Satya Nadella on meritocracy and diversity in tech - 4 Hours ago
“I think the critique that Silicon Valley companies are deliberately, systematically discriminatory is incorrect.” — Marc Andreessen , venture capitalist, addresses the tech diversity question in an
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eBay Inc (EBAY): Is Marc Andreessen Out To Please Carl Icahn? - 4 Hours ago
Marc Andreessen relinquishing his post as a member of the eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) Board of Directors could possibly be a move to appease the feisty Carl Icahn, Scott Galloway said in a discussion about
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Gmail 5.0 app to support Yahoo, Outlook, reveals leaked video - 3 Hours ago
Google's email app for Android is expanding its horizons to handle other mail services, according to an apparent leaked video on Android Police and Videme. The next version of Gmail's Andorid app might
 
>>   Science
Summit on the "Wicked" Problem of Herbicide Resistance Now Available Online - 3 Hours ago
PRWeb On the heels of its September scientific summit on herbicide resistant weeds, the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) today announced that slides and a webcast of the event are available for
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DuPont Fluorochemicals Continues Leadership to Address Climate Change - 4 Hours ago
Company Expects New Family of Products will Reduce Greenhouse Gas Content of Refrigerants by 245 Million Tons CO2 Equivalent Worldwide by 2025 PR Newswire WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 20, 2014 WILMINGTON,

Dow briefly turns positive; S&P 500 bounces back - 3 Hours ago
Coming Up This Week: Tuesday Earnings: Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Travelers, Verizon , Discover Financial, Lockheed Martin, VMWare, Harley-Davidson, Intuitive Surgical, Illinois Tool Works, Kimberly-Clark
 
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>>   Technology
Microsoft CEO takes lessons from gaffe about women's pay - 3 Hours ago
Satya Nadella says he found no gender pay gap at his company, but adds that more work needs to be done to increase workplace equality. Satya Nadella said he is humbled by the controversy sparked by

IBM Is in Even Worse Shape Than We Previously Thought - 2 Hours ago
Like a driver obeying the commands of a GPS system even as passengers shout that the car is clearly headed toward a ditch, IBM’s chief executive officer, Ginni Rometty, has followed the profit "roadmap"

IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5 billion to take chip unit - 8 Hours ago
A man passes by an illuminated IBM logo at the CeBIT computer fair in Hanover February 27, 2011. Credit: Reuters/Tobias Schwarz (Reuters) - IBM Corp ( IBM.N ) said it would hive off its loss-making
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>>   Health
UN Says Worker Dies From Ebola in Sierra Leone - 3 Hours ago
The United Nations says another of its staffers has died in the Ebola outbreak. A statement by UN Women on Monday said Edmund Bangura-Sesay, a local driver for their office in Sierra Leone, died Saturday.

Nigeria declared Ebola-free; 'spectacular success' - 2 Hours ago
Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff. Doctors who survived Ebola in Nigeria credited heavy doses of fluids with saving their lives as the World Health Organization

Jay wrist surgery lone medical issue for Cardinals - 2 Hours ago
Jon Jay will undergo left wrist surgery later this week, the lone major medical issue facing the St. Louis Cardinals coming off a fourth straight NL Championship Series. MRI exams on Adam Wainwright's
 
>>   Culture
London Film Festival: Brad Pitt Compares Leading 'Fury' Troops to Fatherhood - 3 Hours ago
The BFI London Film Festival charged to a close Sunday evening with WWII epic “ Fury ” blasting its colossal conclusion. En masse, pic’s Allied comrades attacked the crimson carpet fringing Leicester
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Quins' Care embraces fatherhood - 4 Hours ago
Harlequins scrum-half Danny Care says becoming a father for the first time has given him added motivation as a player.

Op-ed: A Health Haven for Trans Women in Upstate New York - 9 Hours ago
Transgender people face difficulties when it comes to health care. Seventy percent of transgender patients have experienced discrimination when seeking health care, and one in four have been denied care.
 
>>   Top Stories
Video: Turkey ‘turns blind eye’ to border-crossing jihadists - 8 Hours ago
It’s a scene Turkish activist Sehbal Senyurt has grown accustomed to witnessing. In small groups, would-be jihadists walk across the barren border between Turkey and Syria, in full view of bystanders,

Bermuda Mending After Hurricane - 17 Hours ago
MEXICO CITY-- Crews began clearing roads across Bermuda on Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo battered the Atlantic island overnight, uprooting trees, tearing off roofs and downing power lines. Although
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Spanish Nurse's Ebola Test Negative - 17 Hours ago
Teresa Romero, the Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola, is seen inside her room at an isolation ward on the sixth floor at Madrid's Carlos III Hospital (10/11). Spanish health authorities said on Sunday
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>>   Media & Advertising
Shriners Hospitals for Children Announces Plan to Build New $47 million Facility - 3 Hours ago
Shriners Hospitals for Children(R) and UK HealthCare have signed an agreement that will change the current location of Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington from 1900 Richmond Road to South Limestone

Crawford Wins Two Awards from the Web Marketing Association - 3 Hours ago
Crawford GTS® and U.S. Broadspire® websites both win prestigious national award ATLANTA (October 20, 2014) - Crawford & Company today announced that it has won two 2014 Standard of Excellence awards

Government of Canada Tackles Drug Abuse Among Teens Through New Marketing Campaign - 2 Hours ago
New campaign encourages parents to talk with their teens about the real dangers of drug abuse TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, launched the
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