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UPDATE, WRITETHRU: The international box office waltz was led again this frame by Disney's Beauty And The Beast with a $119.2M sophomore session - down less than 35% from opening last weekend.
It all started on January 23rd when United States president, Donald Trump, signed an executive order, reinstating the Mexico City Policy also known by reproductive health organisations as the global gag rule. The global gag rule is a US government ...
The four-day Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) being held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE armed forces, ...
GLOBAL regulators have begun to examine whether to introduce new rules from 2019 to contain possible risks to the financial system from the activities of large, international insurers.
Alden's lecture, "Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global economy," is based on his book of the same name.
The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire came and went this weekend, and aside from the frustration of having matches be shut down right as the clock ticked over at the one-hour marker, and the timings being super insane for some people, I thought the weekend ...
The first global Shabbaton and conference held last week in Latin America received support from the Judaica Fundation; the Jewish umbrella organization, DAIA; the Latin American Jewish Congress; the Buenos Aires city government; and the Argentinean ...
Last night was a fond walk down memory lane for any StarCraft fan. Between the announcement of StarCraft Remastered and the showmatches between old ...
The principal one is the threat of a terrorist atrocity; another is the dodgy-seeming control over the situation of our intelligence agencies, and another is the generally arbitrary nature of airport security.
James Montier and Philip Pilkington, of the global investment firm GMO, say that the system which arose in the 1970s was characterised by four significant economic policies: the abandonment of full employment and its replacement with inflation ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump in the coming days will sign a new executive order that unravels his predecessor's sweeping plan to curb global warming, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday. EPA chief Scott Pruitt ...
A newly published European study on China's Manufacturing 2025 initiative highlights several examples of the way the initiative seeks to accomplish its objectives and how they are already causing global concerns: "Under recently passed legislation in ...
By coincidence, Sinodinos was smearing sceptics of warming alarmism as akin to anti-vaxxer extremists just as Australia's most famous global-warming expert was asking fans to join him at Cape York. Minister for Industry, Innovation and science Senator ...
The nation's youths will face three new emerging global trends, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today, but assured that the National Transformation 2050 (TN50) is being put in place to address these issues at the opening ...
The Eiffel Tower, the Kremlin, the Acropolis in Athens and Sydney's Opera House also dimmed their lights as millions of people from some 170 countries and territories were expected to take part in Earth Hour, the annual bid to highlight global warming ...
We don't like bad news. No one wants to receive a diagnosis of cancer, for example, but we ignore bad news at our own peril. So, when the CIA identified global warming as a serious threat to our national security, it would not be wise to ignore the ...
China is looking to bankroll road and rail infrastructure projects in New Zealand as part of a global investment strategy. Dubbed One Belt, One Road (OBOR), or the Belt and Road Initiative, it aims to create numerous major land and maritime transport ...
A recent tweet has confirmed that the new line of Nokia smartphones has been planned to be released on the global market. Rather than as an announcement, the tweet was posted in response to a twitter user who asked about a release in the United States ...
Our global health team has just finished up a series called "What Causes Pandemics? We Do." In radio and online stories, we looked at the causes behind our new hyperinfectious era.
Global uncertainty and the effects of President Donald Trump'simmigration policy may be suppressing bookings from abroad, slashing costs for U.S.
A North Korean military officer at the Mangyongdae Revolutionary school, a military school near Pyongyang, in 2013. hackers linked to the country are targeting ...
IN ONE of his most astonishing claims ever, the former US Vice President Al Gore insisted that the Brexit victory was impacted by climate change and rising ...
Washington, D.C.'s capital City Public Charter school feels like a mini United Nations. Many of the school's 981 students are first-generation Americans with ...
What does a climate change denier wish for when everything seems possible? With Congress and the White House in agreement on the unimportance of science, there's no need to settle for rolling back President Barack Obama's environmental agenda one ...
The bold, brightly colored patterns of African textiles have long represented the vitality and diversity of fashion across the continent, but their history tells a global story, from Indonesian inspirations, to Dutch manufacturers, to current ...
People around the world are being asked to turn off the lights for one hour on Saturday. It's part of Earth Hour, an event that encourages participation in fighting climate change.
President Trump's proposed budget would have a profound negative impact on the health of people around the world - including those in both our country and our state.
The Global Fellows Program aims to open substantive dialogue on issues of Sustainability and geopolitics from a global perspective. Global Fellows are selected based on faculty recommendation letters and globalization-themed essay responses during ...
As I sit in the Free Speech Movement Cafe diligently studying for midterms, I cannot help but eavesdrop on the line of people ordering drinks.
Jack Ma is one of China's richest men, with a fortune valued at nearly $30 billion. As executive chairman of Alibaba Group, he leads the dominant force in ...
NASA SPB being inflated at the Wanaka Airport before its launch on March 26, 2015. Credit: NASA. After over 20 years of tests and development, NASA's Balloon Program team is on the cusp of expanding the envelope in high-altitude, heavylift ballooning ...
Southern Mass Credit Union (SMCU) will be the first recipient of the Global Community Partner Award. The award will be presented at the Global Gala Scholarship Fundraiser. The credit union is being recognized for its success in creating partnerships ...
Mass coral bleaching events are among the most conspicuous signs of the extent to which our oceans are warming. The latest alarming evidence indicates that reefs themselves can heat up substantially more than the waters surrounding them, adding to the ...
My Brother and I, a bronze of brothers William and Charles Mayo My Brother and I, a bronze casting of the brothers William J. and Charles H. Mayo, seem to greet visitors at the heart of the Mayo Clinic complex in Rochester, MN.
... * U.S. indexes off highs, European shares edge lower * Vote on U.S. healthcare reform bill set for 3:30 p.m. (1930 GMT) * Failure might shift agenda straight to tax reform * Gold prices gain as dollar edges lower (Updates to close of European ...
Despite the heady gains, Henderson Global investors' Stephen Thariyan reckons there's still value to be found in riskier parts of the global bond market. Recent months have heralded seismic shifts in the global bond markets. The yield on a 10-year U.S. ...
"It's an area that's incredibly hard to regulate," said Sam Everingham, global director of Families Through Surrogacy, a nonprofit based in Sydney that organizes seminars and shares information on the internet.
That doesn't mean that Netflix is going to become a streaming version of Disney, limited to releasing franchise films with global blockbuster potential, like a slew of Star wars sequels and Beauty and the Beast. But it does mean that the company is ...
Some of the talk focuses on UK experience in particular: here, I want to focus on Haldane's broader perspective on global productivity growth, and on his intriguing argument that from a global perspective, most of the productivity slowdown can be ...
You won't be able to buy the follow up to Nintendo's hit Wii U competitive shooter until Summer, but if you have a Switch you play the game today.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP has settled a $3 billion negligence lawsuit over the October 2011 collapse of MF Global Holdings Ltd, the futures and commodities brokerage once run by former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine.
A vigil was held on Thursday in Trafalgar Square in London for the victims of Wednesday's attack. Credit Andrew Testa for The New York Times.
OCCRP says the scheme worked like this: shell companies used bogus contracts and a compromised legal system in Moldova to move billions from Russia into banks in Eastern Europe.
The carbon law's proponents are senior climate-change scientists and they argue it provides a simple, broad but quantitative plan that could drive governments and businesses to make urgently needed carbon cuts, particularly at a time when global ...
As James Merrill prepares to face a judge Wednesday morning for his sentencing in the $3 billion global TelexFree fraud, his lawyer will argue that he should spend no more than a year in prison, casting him as a man with no criminal intent who was ...
Shares of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (nyse:HTZ) and Avis Budget Group Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR), both engaged in car and truck rentals, among other services, were trading 10% and 8% lower at 2:55 p.m.


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