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  1. Canon wins People's Choice Award at The Circulars 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, announced that the company has won the prestigious People's Choice Award for its toner cartridge recycling programme at The Circulars 2016. The Circulars is an annual awards programme and initiative of the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture.


  2. Officials sued over 2014 Ebola quarantines in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Several people quarantined in Connecticut after returning from West Africa during the Ebola epidemic in 2014 were essentially imprisoned illegally under a state policy based on politics, not science, according to a lawsuit they filed on Monday. The lawsuit was filed by Yale Law School students against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials on behalf of plaintiffs including a West African family of six quarantined at a relative's home for 20 days and a current student and former student at the Yale School of Public Health who were under 20-day quarantine orders at their homes.


  3. 1st Brigade gets taste of 'how life is' at JRTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | El Paso Times

    Tyler Williams, of Lebanon, Ohio, pulls security at the mock village Baloor at the Joint Readiness Training Center. Williams is part of 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment.


  4. Black History Month: 5 International Landmark Locales That Commemorate Our StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Weekend

    Roots tourism has gained traction among African American travelers looking to add a bit of education and reflection to vacations that would otherwise be filled with leisure and folly. From Africa to South America, landmarks commemorating key moments in black history are showcased, holding links to African Americans and Africans of the diaspora all over the world.


  5. Why Swaziland is putting 18 elephants on a Boeing 747Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Christian Science Monitor

    Three US zoos are paying $450,000 for 18 elephants from Swaziland. But this elephant relocation to save rhinos prompts wildlife experts to question if one species is really more valuable than another.


  6. After a decade, A$200,000 and three countries, we have a babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The anatomy lecturer from East Brunswick, Australia, and her partner Norbert Herrmann, an IT executive, spent a decade and almost A$200,000 to fulfil their dream of becoming parents. After nine failed IVF cycles, countless specialists, clinics, natural therapists and heartache, they now have 21-month-old baby Elke.


  7. Syrian refugee family stuck in limbo in South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Jazeera

    The UNHCR says that according to their records, 40 Syrians have applied for asylum in South Africa [Ganeef Galvaan/Al Jazeera] A Syrian family from Damascus, whose asylum application in South Africa was declared "unfounded" more than six moths ago, is stuck in limbo as their case remains under appeal. Omar Banian, his wife Reem and their three young daughters - Shahd, Rand and Joudi - travelled from Damascus to South Africa via Lebanon and Turkey in March 2015.


  8. Connecticut Officials Sued Over Ebola Quarantines In 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS Local

    HARTFORD, Conn. - Several people quarantined in Connecticut after returning from West Africa during the Ebola epidemic in 2014 are suing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state health officials, saying they were essentially imprisoned based on politics and not any legal or scientific reason.


  9. Why Is Central Africa Missing from So Many Maps?Read the original story

    Monday | Real Clear Politics

    You've probably had the following experience: You are reading along when a map, shaded in a procession of pastels, interrupts the story. Your eyes travel first to your home country, then to the country where you spent a summer abroad, and then, finally, sweep around the map looking for the brightest or dimmest shades that mark a place is the most or least of something.


  10. Cyprus airline 'clinches Hong Kong investment to launch flights'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    A Cyprus-based budget airline said on Monday it has secured investment from a wealthy Hong Kong group that brings it closer to launching flights and replacing the island's shuttered national carrier. Planes of former national carrier Cyprus Airways sit on the tarmac at Larnaca airport on Jan 10, 2015 after the company halted flights.


  11. Jimmy Carter hopeful for Guinea worm eradication in AfricaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Former US President Jimmy Carter says that Guinea worm disease may soon be eradicated, which would be the most exciting accomplishment of his career, although progress is hampered by ongoing conflict in Mali and South Sudan. Carter has led a campaign since 1986 through his foundation, the Carter Center, to rid the world of the once-widespread disease.


  12. Bok coach may only be appointed in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 |

    The Springbok coach is likely to be appointed only in early April, as the South African Rugby Union want to follow a comprehensive process in ensuring they find the best candidate. A story in Sunday Afrikaans newspaper Rapport stated that SARU CEO Jurie Roux would hand-pick the coach and that the post would not be advertised.


  13. Starwood Debuts Four Points by Sheraton Brand in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Hotel Business

    Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is set to introduce its Four Points brand in Ethiopia with a new-build property developed by Alemgenet Trade & Industries PLC, an Ethiopian private liability company. Slated to open at the beginning of 2019, Four Points by Sheraton Addis Ababa, Meskel Square marks Starwood's first new hotel in Ethiopia since the opening of the Sheraton Addis Ababa, a Luxury Collection Hotel, in 1998.


  14. Possumhaw: Consume chocolate while you mayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Commercial Dispatch

    "I confessed that I'd begun wearing the scapular, as a discipline; for penance and correction. 'It's my hair shirt, I explained.


  15. Lawyers see limited legal options for workers sent in Zika's wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Insurance

    Employees of U.S. companies seeking to avoid exposure to the Zika virus likely have few legal avenues to either refuse travel to affected areas or sue if they actually become sick from the virus. But it may be a different story if such workers subsequently give birth to Zika-infected babies.


  16. Library knitting and ..Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Courier News

    Quick reminder: I will be at the Flemington/Raritan Township library on Route 12 this morning from 10 to 11:30 on the... Library knitting and .. Quick reminder: I will be at the Flemington/Raritan Township library on Route 12 this morning from 10 to 11:30 on the... Check out this story on My family of 12 dolls and growing is taking up most of the space on my couch, but they're a lot of fun to have around.


  17. Race for Zika vaccine gathers momentum as virus spreadsRead the original story

    Monday | The Echo

    The virus has been linked to microcephaly, a condition in newborns marked by abnormally small heads and brains that have not developed properly. There is no treatment for microcephaly.


  18. Neil McKenzie appointed SA batting consultantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Cricketer International

    Neil McKenzie will join South Africa's support staff as a batting consultant following his retirement from cricket nine days ago. McKenzie is currently playing in the Masters Champions League and will discuss the details of his contract on his return from the UAE.


  19. Exclusive: Major Hotel Chain Won Financial Protections in TripAdvisor Instant BookingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Skift

    TripAdvisor's in-house online travel agency, Tingo, is handling the TripAdvisor Instant Booking for Novotel Marseille Centre Prado Velodrome even though the hotel's parent, AccorHotels, is a TripAdvisor booking partner. As TripAdvisor Instant Booking kicks into gear it appears as though it is breaking new ground and becoming a hotel-friendly channel - for chains that sign up, that is.


  20. Namibia: Govt Probes Early Retirement AgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    The government will investigate the possibility of reducing the retirement age within the civil service from 55 to 50 years to contain the wage bill but a labour expert has said this might backfire. Currently, there are more than 100 000 civil servants who are costing the government over N$23 billion in salaries per year.