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18 hrs ago | Dear Kitty

Spinosaurus bigger than Tyrannosaurus, new research

Scientists have unveiled what appears to be the first truly semiaquatic dinosaur, Spinosaurus aegyptiacus. New fossils of the massive Cretaceous-era predator reveal it adapted to life in the water some 95 million years ago, providing the most compelling evidence to date of a dinosaur able to live and hunt in an aquatic environment.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, University of Chicago, Italy

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Peninsula

EU seeks billions of euros to revive economy

FROM LEFT: ECB President Mario Draghi, Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem and European Stability Mechanism Managing Director Klaus Regling at the European Financial Ministers meeting in Milan, Italy. MILAN: The European Union sought ways yesterday to marshal billions of euros into its sluggish economy without getting deeper into debt, considering options from a pan-European capital market to a huge investment fund.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Luxembourg, Europe, Claude Juncker

Wall Street Journal

Weidmann At Odds With Draghi on ABS

MILAN, Italy-The head of Germany's central bank said Saturday he is against public guarantees for asset-backed securities as part of the European Central Bank's ABS purchase program, contradicting comments a day earlier from ECB President Mario Draghi. The ABS program, which is expected to kick off in October, forms part of ECB efforts to improve the supply of credit in the eurozone.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News

Malaysian National News Agency

Husni: Malaysia's 1H Growth Among World's Best

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13 -- Malaysia's economic growth for the first half of this year was one of the best in the world, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said. He said Malaysia registered a strong growth of 6.4 per cent in the second quarter, underpinned by higher exports and continued strength in private domestic demand.

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Related Topix: Malaysia, World News, Italy

Fri Sep 12, 2014

NHK World

ASEM finance ministers' meeting ends

Finance ministers from the member nations of the Asia-Europe Meeting have agreed on the need to steadily implement sound policies to achieve economic recovery in Europe. The agreement was reached at the ASEM finance ministers' meeting in Milan, Italy, on Friday.

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Wall Street Journal

France Escapes Condemnation on Budget Targets

MILAN, Italy-France escaped condemnation for abandoning its budget targets for the next two years on Friday, after eurozone finance ministers said they would await an evaluation of Paris's budget proposals by the European Commission. Earlier this week, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said lower-than-expected growth meant France would have to delay its plan to cut its budget deficit to the 3% of gross domestic product until 2017.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News

Wall Street Journal

Top Musical Festivals for Fall

FESTIVAL SEASON isn't over just because summer's done: Some of the most fun, experimental and inspiring gatherings are yet to come. Known as the Woodstock of country-and-western, the Austin City Limits Festival whoops it up for a 13th season in October.

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Forbes.com

Work And Innovation In The Italy Of The Future; The...

I'm fascinated by entrepreneurs, which is why I've spent almost twenty years writing about them and their businesses, across all sectors; how they innovate, problem solve, disrupt, and drive growth, among many other things. When I'm not covering the business start up scene, I'm writing about business management, talent, social enterprise, business education, finance, franchising for the British national press, including The Guardian and The Times, and leading business and finance journals and periodicals such as Director, Economia and Edge, as well as their online media channels.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Italy, World News

Reuters

Business-News-Schedule at 0830 GMT / 4.30 Am Et

The European Union puts into effect a new round of sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine, including restrictions on financing for some Russian state-owned companies and asset freezes on leading Russian politicians. , expect by 1000 GMT/6 AM ET, by Adrian Croft, 600 words) - UKRAINE-CRISIS/RUSSIA BANKS , expect by 1100 GMT/7 AM ET, by Katya Golubkova and Oksana Kobzeva, 960 words EDINBURGH - Supporters of keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom have clawed back a 4 percentage point lead over separatists, a YouGov poll shows, with less than a week to go before Scots vote in a referendum on independence.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Italy

Thu Sep 11, 2014

KGUN

'He would have fought'; Partner of flight attendant killed on 9/11 remembers his bravery

"It still doesn't seem like 13 years ago that this all happened," said Keith Bradkowski. "It still seems like yesterday."

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Science Daily

Scientists report first semiaquatic dinosaur, Spinosaurus: Massive...

Scientists today unveiled what appears to be the first truly semiaquatic dinosaur, Spinosaurus aegyptiacus. New fossils of the massive Cretaceous-era predator reveal it adapted to life in the water some 95 million years ago, providing the most compelling evidence to date of a dinosaur able to live and hunt in an aquatic environment.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Italy

International Monetary Fund

Transcript of a Press Briefing by William Murray, Deputy Spokesman, International Monetary Fund

MR. MURRAY: Good day, I'm William Murray from the Communications Department at the IMF, this is one of our regular biweekly press briefings. We're embargoed until 10:30 a.m. Washington time, that's 3:30 p.m. GMT.

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NatureNews

Swimming dinosaur found in Morocco

Palaeontologists are reporting the world's first known swimming dinosaur - a 15-metre-long behemoth with a crocodile-like face, feet well suited to paddling and a sail-like structure rising from its spine. The creature, Spinosaurus aegyptiacus , also had unusually dense bones, possibly to help weigh it down as it hunted its underwater prey, concludes a study in Science 1 .

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Related Topix: Paleontology, Dinosaur, Science, Morocco Travel, Africa Travel, Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Illinois, University of Chicago, Italy, World News

Star-Telegram.com

European states struggle with Draghi's challenge

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi made the first move in his grand plan to rescue the economic recovery. Now it's over to the governments of the 18 countries that use the euro.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Europe, Germany

WMC-TV Memphis

European states struggle with Draghi's challenge

9, 2014 at the Elysee Palace in Paris. . German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, talk during a meeting of the German parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande, Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Italy

The San Diego Union-Tribune

European states struggle with Draghi's challenge

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, talk during a meeting of the German parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Italy

GlobeNewswire

John Sestina to Speak at Fee-Only Conference in Italy

John E. Sestina, founder and president of John E. Sestina & Company, a private professional financial planning firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is scheduled to speak at a national conference in Verona Italy by the request of Consultique, is the first Italian network of fee-only financial planners and firms in the country. The event will take place on September 11 and 12 at the Hotel Parchi del Garda, Lazise in Verona, Italy.

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Medical News Today

CPAP can reverse brain damage caused by severe sleep apnea

A neuroimaging study is the first to show that white matter damage caused by severe obstructive sleep apnea can be reversed by continuous positive airway pressure therapy. The results underscore the importance of the "Stop the Snore" campaign of the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project, a collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Research Society and other partners.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Italy, World News

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Amsterdam: Going Dutch, with class

The capital of the Netherlands is home to some of Europe's most stylish hotels. Here are five of the best.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Netherlands, Travel

Newswise

ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS MSBoston2014 Late Breaking News Oral Presentations

LB1.1 Phase 2 results of the RADIANCE trial: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of oral RPC1063 in relapsing multiple sclerosis J Cohen1, DL Arnold2,3, G Comi4, A Bar-Or5, S Gujrathi6, JP Hartung6, A Olson6, M Cravets6, PA Frohna6, K Selmaj7 1Cleveland Clinic, Mellen Center for MS Treatment and Research, Cleveland, OH, United States, 2NeuroRx Research, Montreal, QC, Canada, 3McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 4San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Neurology, Milan, Italy, 5Montreal Neurological Institute, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal, QC, Canada, 6Receptos, Inc., Clinical Development, San Diego, CA, United States, 7Medical University of Lodz, Department of Neurology, Lodz, Poland Background : RPC1063 is an oral, selective sphingosine 1-phosphate 1 receptor modulator in clinical development for the treatment ... (more)

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Related Topix: Multiple Sclerosis, Health, Medicine, Cleveland, OH, Italy, World News, Poland, Norfolk County, England, Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom,

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