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Women's Day Fabric Design Under Scrutiny
The competition for the 2015 International Women's Day fabric design is on. Members of the committee to select the best design for the Women's Day fabric in Cameroon began meeting on Tuesday September 30, 2014 in Yaounde to examine works ...

Sportsday - Premier League build-up
BBC Sport
Had you heard of the term 'Rabona'? No, neither had we. It seems Gazza was a fan. Apparently the skill was first attempted by Ricardo Infante, who scored from nearly 40 yards in a match between Argentinian sides Estudiantes and Rosario Central in 1948.

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New equipment for local breast health program thanks to diligent fundraising
Windsor Star (blog)
On Wednesday, Windsor Regional Hospital named one of its breast health ultrasound imaging suites after the International Women's Day Committee of the Ciociaro Club, which started raising money for the suite's equipment seven years ago. The committee ...


Google Doodle Celebrates Its 16th Birthday
Its topics have ranged from sci-fi show Doctor Who to iconic actress Audrey Hepburn, as well as social causes including International Women's Day, the Sochi Winter Olympics gay-rights controversy and the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I ...

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Hard work pays off for Gatwick Flyers
Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser
FIVE golds, two silvers and a bronze were the spoils of the day for Gatwick Flyers at the 2014 South East Regional Trampolining Championship last weekend. More than 100 gymnasts from 14 clubs across the south east competed in the 2014 age group finals ...

Plibersek urges charities to speak up
Opposition foreign affairs spokeswoman Tanya Plibersek Tanya addresses a United Nations International Women's Day event. Image from www.tanyaplibersek.com. Federal Labor has accused the charity sector of not speaking up loudly enough against the ...

Grapevine: Music as a bridge
Jerusalem Post
Indeed, in a period of only eight days, he succeeded in winning the trust and friendship of many Palestinians – recording a new album in a Palestinian studio in east Jerusalem's predominantly Arab Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood. One of the musicians, who ...

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Ebola puts Liberian women entrepreneurs' lives on hold
The Liberian entrepreneur, who's the owner and general manager of Liberia Woodwork Construction & Trading Corp., is waiting out the crisis with her newborn daughter two countries away in Accra, Ghana. She's separated from her husband—and her ...

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Mgdysan and An surprise winners on day two of IJF Junior World Championships
Russian Egor Mgdsyan celebrates after securing a surprise win in the final of the men's under Russia's Egor Mgdsyan and South Korea's An Changrim were surprise winners on day two of action at the International Judo Federation (IJF) Junior World ...

New York Law Journal (registration)

Ruling Bars Iraqi Women's Alien Tort Act Torture Suit
New York Law Journal (registration)
Jones Day partners Meir Feder, Thomas Lynch, Gregory Katsas and Michael Carvin represented Chevron. Robert Bennett and Ellen Kennedy, partners at Hogan Lovells and Jennifer Spaziano, partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom represented ...

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