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What has Esther Afua Ocloo done for women? Google knows What has Esther Afua Ocloo done for women? Google knows
- April 19, 2017

While still a student, Ocloo discovered her entrepreneurial side: With only a few Ghanaian shillings given to her by an aunt, she launched her first business, selling homemade marmalade, which she created from sugar and oranges. In 1979, she helped found the Women's World Banking and became the chairman of the board of directors. Due to her success she was invited to the first U.N. (more...)
Opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium delayed; Atlanta United matches impacted Opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium delayed; Atlanta United matches impacted
- April 19, 2017

The new stadium will not only serve as the home of the Atlanta Falcons, but also Atlanta United of Major League Soccer and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Cannon, who oversees business operations for Atlanta United and the Atlanta Falcons, was confident those two MLS games won't need to be held at another location, saying there's "no contingency" once their contract with Bobby Dodd Stadium runs out at the end of July. (more...)
Few major Western leaders to attend Chinese summit Few major Western leaders to attend Chinese summit
- April 19, 2017

Only six of the G20 countries, and six of the 28 members of European Union are attending at the highest level. The summit, scheduled to be held on May 14 and 15 in Beijing , will be China's major diplomatic event this year as it pushes ahead with President Xi Jinping's flagship "One Belt, One Road" programme to launch a series of infrastructure projects across Asia, Europe and Africa. (more...)
More McLaren woes as fernando Alonso's engine fails at Bahrain Grand Prix
- April 19, 2017

His upcoming trip to Birmingham, Ala. later this week will be the start of his process over the next few weeks to prepare for his Indianapolis 500 debut, in the McLaren, Honda and Andretti Autosport jointly entered auto. Button was suggested as the replacement driver for Alonso by the team's race director, Eric Boullier. Engineer: "Fernando, we are considering Plan B, how are the tires?" So Indy.? I'd take Daytona 500 over Indy. (more...)
Plenty for Mercedes to consider at F1 Bahrain test
- April 19, 2017

The British Talisman came in at second place behind championship rival, Vettel, but it was thanks to his five second penalty that could be considered key to finishing behind the German. "He said at a certain stage that it wasn't about his pace in the vehicle and then he was catching up in a brilliant way but we haven't seen the real pace". (more...)
Vijay Mallya arrest: Legal process for extradition underway, says government
- April 19, 2017

Mallya had earlier taken a swipe at the media, accusing it of "hyping" his arrest and blowing things out of proportion. It is claimed that Mallya took loans and parked a portion of it overseas violating law. At the end of hearing both sides, the ruling will issue an advisory to the government on whether Mallya could be extradited or not. Mallya was once known as the "King of Good Times" but dropped off India's most wealthy list in 2014, engulfed by the massive debts of his grounded carrier. (more...)
Carrier was 3000 NM Away During North Korea Tensions Carrier was 3000 NM Away During North Korea Tensions
- April 19, 2017

Nations have been on alert in recent weeks after a series of North Korean missile tests and fears that Pyongyang may detonate another nuclear weapon. In the command's April 8th statement, officials labeled North Korea the "number one threat in the region" because of its "reckless, irresponsible, and destabilizing" atomic and ballistic missile tests. (more...)
D issues dress code for girls D issues dress code for girls
- April 19, 2017

A photograph of the notice, which was issued on 16 April, was shared on its Facebook page on Tuesday by Pinja Tod, which describes itself as "an autonomous collective effort to ensure secure, affordable and not gender-discriminatory accommodation for women students across Delhi". (more...)
Rick Perry Orders Study Of Renewables' Effect On U.S. Electric Grid Rick Perry Orders Study Of Renewables' Effect On U.S. Electric Grid
- April 19, 2017

Perry's memo orders his chief of staff to consider the role federal policies play in expanding renewable energy and whether that has hurt the reliability of the electric grid. "Even the state's beloved bourbon makers are starting to look at renewables". U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry didn't mention renewable energy by name. (more...)
Demetrious Johnson is throwing his hat into the Demetrious Johnson is throwing his hat into the "I'll fight Connor" ring
- April 19, 2017

Dana White and now the Nevada Athletic Commission have approved the fight after seeing no reason to prevent it, meaning the possibility of the showdown occurring is as close as ever. Demetrious just fought at 125lbs. Speaking about that anticipated bout, Kavanagh added: "What I see happening this year is the Mayweather fight, maybe the end of the summer or something like that". (more...)
Federal finance minister, Ontario counterpart, Toronto mayor talk housing today Federal finance minister, Ontario counterpart, Toronto mayor talk housing today
- April 19, 2017

A similar practice - called "shadow flipping" - became increasingly common in Vancouver. "A break for first-time home buyers would stimulate demand, but maybe they'll couch it in terms of affordability". "Probably one of the most important things we can do is stay in touch with each other on something that is as volatile and complicated as this issue", Tory said in an interview Monday. (more...)
Mattis: North Korea missile test meant to 'provoke' response Mattis: North Korea missile test meant to 'provoke' response
- April 19, 2017

Seeking new tactics to better tackle Islamic extremism, United States Defense Secretary James Mattis began traveling across the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. "We are deconflicting with the Russians," Mattis told reporters en route to Riyadh , adding, " We are not coordinating with the Russians ". Central Command said the USA strike was misdirected. (more...)
Analysts Ratings: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s (VRX)
- April 19, 2017

The brokerage now has a C$24.00 target price on the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 15.67% which for the week stands at 23.34%. Here's a quick roundup of today's bearish brokerage notes on AEO stock, as well as CAH and VRX shares. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.00, for a total value of $199,258,752.00. (more...)
Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government Ex Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer offers facts on government
- April 19, 2017

Ballmer along with a team of professors and economists on Tuesday released USAFacts , a database that catalogs and analyzes how federal, state, and local governments are generating revenue and spending the funds at their disposal. There is data for the number of firearms manufactured, licenses, inspections, "along with other data, but not a total", he said. The 10-K doesn't highlight the quirks of the U.S. (more...)
QBullet: Mallya Briefly Arrested in London; AIADMK Ousts Sasikala
- April 19, 2017

Mallya, 61, was arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities over accusations of fraud and appeared in Westminster Magistrates' Court, British police said. Government and added that a warrant would soon be released against him. But if you think it is only Mallya that the government is finding hard to bring back, that really is not the case. (more...)
Slovenia calls on Turkey to honour global norms Slovenia calls on Turkey to honour global norms
- April 19, 2017

He said the referendum result ended all debate on forging a stronger presidency, which he argues is needed to prevent instability. "I am against one-man rule and dictators", explained another No voter. "The way (Erdogan) has closed the door on the opposition, there is likely to be increased political unrest", said Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of Middle East history at St. (more...)
Trump order targets high-skilled worker visa program Trump order targets high-skilled worker visa program
- April 19, 2017

Trump pledged during his campaign to use presidential authority to urge companies to "Buy American" products and "Hire American" workers. Its "original intent (was) awarding visas to the most skilled and highest paid applicants - crucially, at such time as these reforms are eventually implemented, it will prevent the program from being used to displace American workers", a White House official said . (more...)
NCAA basketball tournament to return to Tampa in 2020
- April 19, 2017

This will be the fourth NCAA Men's Regional that Memphis will host at FedExForum. It is the first time Albany will host the men's Division I basketball tournament since 2003. The NCAA also unveiled hundreds of sites for future NCAA Division II and Division III championships. Also in 2018, the region hosts the Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, SEC Men's Basketball Tournament, SEC Gymnastics Championships, and the PGA Championship. (more...)
Theranos to pay $5.64 million in Arizona refunds Theranos to pay $5.64 million in Arizona refunds
- April 19, 2017

The payout will average around $26 per consumer. The company has since voided two years of blood tests, faced federal probes and been slapped with lawsuits, including from its customers and investors . The refunds are regardless of whether Theranos was paid for the tests, or whether the test results were voided or corrected. Under the agreement, the company will not be allowed to not own or operate any blood laboratory in Arizona for two years. (more...)
Dairy farmers worry about trade to Mexico
- April 19, 2017

It had been duty-free but Canada changed course after its milk producers complained. Canada's new milk pricing has led processors like Grassland Dairy Products, Inc.to cancel contracts with dairies in Wisconsin. Sen. Chuck Schumer visited Cayuga Milk Ingredients in Aurelius to speak out against the trade barriers. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say Canada's policy makes it more expensive for Canadian companies to buy milk from US dairy farms - adding that it's hurting ... (more...)