Sunday, 23 November 2014


  • Iraq premier orders aid for Islamic State fight

    22:33 | 23/11/14
    Lynchburg News and Advance
    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered more aerial support and weapons for fighters battling the Islamic State militant group in Anbar province as clashes rage over the provincial capital, Ramadi. .... grandchildren, Erica ... more»
  • Sutton development picks up a burst of fresh energy

    22:32 | 23/11/14
    Worcester Telegram
    In a small town with a limited tax base, the intersection promised a big return. This month, the first hope for that ... Ms. Hager, the town planning director, said she has had no contact in recent months with the developer. A spokesman for RK Center ... more»
  • Y-30 will be popular in Asia, Africa, Latin America: Russian expert

    22:22 | 23/11/14
    Vassily Kashin, a senior researcher from the Moscow-based Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies, says China's Y-30 transport aircraft, which is still under development, may be a popular choice for the country's foreign clients, in comments ... more»
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Recent News
  • Marion Barry keeps DC guessing

    22:22 | 23/11/14
    Los Angeles Times
    Editor's note: This profile of Marion Barry ran in The Times on Jan. 7, 1990. Inside an elementary school auditorium, in a run-down part of town that tourists never see, Mayor Marion Barry is lecturing 400 youngsters on the evils of drugs and the ... more»
  • M&A in the UAE: Local banks emerge as partners of choice

    22:00 | 23/11/14
    This positive growth story bodes well for both domestic and international investors seeking higher returns than in more mature Western economies. more»
  • Bridge between Malta and Gozo would cost €750 million - Chinese report

    22:00 | 23/11/14
    Malta Independent Online
    During the signing of a memorandum of understanding with China Communications Construction Co. Ltd, which offered to fund the €4 million report, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat had said that it was the Chinese company that had approached the ... more»
  • PFBC committed to improve Susquehanna bass fishery

    22:00 | 23/11/14
    Republican & Herald
    One of the hunters in our group mentioned he was taking his son out for bass that weekend on the Susquehanna, which brought the response: “I wouldn't waste my time because bass fishing on the river is terrible. more»
  • Jewish settlers blamed in Palestinian house fire

    22:00 | 23/11/14
    The Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa mosque are seen in background as an Israeli flag flutters from atop a home of Jewish settlers in Silwan, a mostly Palestinian district abutting the Old City, Nov. 3, 2014. more»
  • Commentary: A rare look at the Irving family

    22:00 | 23/11/14
    Press Herald
    His son, Kenneth C. Irving - a frugal teetotaler who knew his businesses from the shop floor up - built these into a multibillion-dollar empire through disciplined, vertical integration. The general store begat a gas station, which led to a car ... more»
  • Finding Liquid Gold With Helmerich & Payne

    21:37 | 23/11/14
    Seeking Alpha
    We could invest in a bluechip company or in a startup that's hoping to drill and hit liquid gold. Shouldn't we then ... These rigs are more advanced and more efficient than mechanical rigs and are exclusive to HP's contract drilling business. Their ... more»
  • Iran: reaching nuke deal on Nov. 24 'impossible'

    21:35 | 23/11/14
    Such an extension would be under the terms of the Geneva accord that traded curbs on Iran's nuclear program for limited sanctions relief, the source said. “We are still focused on agreeing to a kind of political agreement” which would not be written ... more»
  • Politics as crap shoot

    21:26 | 23/11/14
    Jerusalem Post (blog)
    Its accomplishments have come not from visionaries (although there have been many, who have protested what exists and proposed a wide range of possibilities) as much as from people with more limited aspirations working hard. ... and idealistic to those ... more»
  • Carbon tax good for Vermont

    21:03 | 23/11/14
    Rutland Herald
    The Vermont Natural Resources Council recently joined low-income advocacy partners, business and academic leaders, and other environmental organizations to call for putting a price on carbon pollution and sending the money back to Vermonters. more»
  • Ways to Give: How to help this holiday season

    21:03 | 23/11/14
    Sky Valley Family and Community Resource Center, 701 First St./P.O. Box 268, Sultan, WA 98294, operated by Volunteers of America, needs cash and non-perishable food items for its food bank and the senior center, or just monetary donations for Sky ... more»
  • Climate deal could help China's smog, US economy

    21:03 | 23/11/14
    Bellingham Herald
    He is a co-chair of the U.S.-China Working Group. While riding down a major ... Bringing together dozens of countries to agree on making difficult changes to their energy usage is a steep hill to climb, but it may have become more surmountable with the ... more»
  • A bumpy ride for Himachal's apples

    21:03 | 23/11/14
    Business Standard
    Irrigation and Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes said the World Bank-funded road, having a length of 80.684 km and amounting to Rs.228.25 crore, was awarded to Chinese company Longjian Road and Bridge Ltd Feb 29, 2008, by the then BJP government ... more»
  • 3nd Annual Middle East Smart Cities Summit underscores crucial role of ...

    20:52 | 23/11/14
    Zawya (registration)
    Other sponsors & partners included amplex, websense, Fratello Holding Limited, axxon, 6Sigmea and Logos networking as Silver Sponsors. more»
  • 1735km TAPI gas pipeline, CASA-1000: Pakistan becomes leader of energy ...

    20:41 | 23/11/14
    Customs Today Newspaper
    ASHGABAT: Mobin Saulit, MD Inter-State Gas Systems of Pakistan, is appointed as Chairman Board of Directors of Tapi Pipeline Company Limited (TPCL) in a meeting held in Ashgabat. ... Meanwhile, Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI), a group ... more»
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