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  1. Boeing, SpaceX win NASA contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Day

    NASA on Tuesday awarded a pair of much-anticipated contracts, worth up to $6.8 billion combined, to Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station in a deal that will allow the United States to launch astronauts into space from American soil for the first time in years. Speaking from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said the contracts set the stage "for what promises to be most ambitious and exciting chapter in NASA and human space flight."

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  2. Insights September 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | International Society of Automation

    Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards, certifies industry professionals, provides education and training, publishes books and technical articles, and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals.

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  3. Independent school in Surrey sees intake double, offers alternative to public systemRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Now Newspaper

    Since many high school-age students who might normally attend public school haven't started what would be week three of the school year, I Learn DL - a "blended learning" secondary school that incorporates partial in-class lessons and online classrooms - has been taking in a higher volume of students than normal. The school's principal, Saima Naz, said that for the first time, the institution has actually had to turn away some would-be students.

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  4. Metabolon's QuantoseTM Prediabetes Tests Now Available in Europe...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Wire

    These laboratory-developed tests can be used in the risk assessment, monitoring and, with appropriate intervention, prevention of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes. Metdia will market the tests to hospitals and clinical laboratories in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria.

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  5. UN human rights team says barred from visiting Azeri jailsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - A United Nations human rights team looking into complaints of torture in Azerbaijan said on Wednesday, Sept 17, it had cut short its investigations because it had been stopped from visiting some government detention centers, according to Reuters. In a statement issued in Geneva, the five-person group said the action by the authorities in the former Soviet republic had come despite assurances that the team would have unrestricted access to all places where prisoners were held.

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  6. Disability Rights Activists to Protest International Euthanasia Group Meeting in ChicagoRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... that it would lead a three-day protest vigil against the World Federation of Right to Die Societies during the Federation's biennial meeting being held in Chicago. The American group Final Exit Network is hosting the meeting, which runs from ...

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  7. Boeing, SpaceX win NASA contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Day

    NASA on Tuesday awarded a pair of much-anticipated contracts, worth up to $6.8 billion combined, to Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station in a deal that will allow the United States to launch astronauts into space from American soil for the first time in years. Speaking from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said the contracts set the stage "for what promises to be most ambitious and exciting chapter in NASA and human space flight."

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  8. RFE/RL Armenia Report - 09/16/2014Read the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Armenian Parties Remain Divided On Constitutional Reform Armenia - Opposition leader Raffi Hovannisian opens a meeting of top representatives of Armenia's leading political parties on constitutional reform planned by President Serzh Sarkisian, Yerevan, 16Sep2014. Astghik Bedevian 16.09.2014 Armenia's leading pro-government and opposition parties stuck to their conflicting positions on far-reaching constitutional changes sought by President Serzh Sarkisian at a roundtable discussion of their top representatives held in Yerevan on Tuesday.

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  9. Westport teachers, school board remain at oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Despite picketing outside a School Committee meeting last week, the Westport Federation of Teachers and the committee have yet to reach any agreement. Both WFT President Andrew Cottrill and the School Committee have issued statements further outlining their respective arguments.

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  10. NASA to award space contract to Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronautsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Boeing was among three companies who bid for the next NASA contract to take astronauts into space. The company is offering its CST-100 space capsule in the competition.

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  11. Armenian Parties Remain Divided On Constitutional ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Armenian Liberty

    Armenia - Opposition leader Raffi Hovannisian opens a meeting of top representatives of Armenia's leading political parties on constitutional reform planned by President Serzh Sarkisian, Yerevan, 16Sep2014. Armenia's leading pro-government and opposition parties stuck to their conflicting positions on far-reaching constitutional changes sought by President Serzh Sarkisian at a roundtable discussion of their top representatives held in Yerevan on Tuesday.

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  12. Rubber to rise on Thai output cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangkok Post

    Rubber is nearing the bottom of a bear market that started in January and is poised to rise after its slump to a five-year low triggered output cuts in Thailand, according to a survey of 15 analysts. Futures on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange, down 64% from a record in 2011, will climb to 205 yen a kilogram by the end of the year, according to the median response from the analysts based in Tokyo, Singapore and Bangkok surveyed by Bloomberg News.

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  13. EU a fragile partnership that needs RussiaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Tehran Times

    Amidst the Ukraine-Russia crisis in Eastern Europe, members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization gathered in the city of Newport in Wales to discuss possible solutions. The two-day summit concluded with a unanimous agreement by member states to impose a tougher round of economic sanctions on Russia.

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  14. Hospitals 'have reached deadly breaking point'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NEWS.com.au

    THE industrial crisis facing the state's prisons has been averted after scrapping moves that would have seen 49 prison officers sacked to find $5 million in budget savings. Port Adelaide could have its biggest crowd in Melbourne at a AFL final on Saturday with even more fans heading to Victoria than for either of its Grand Final appearances.

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  15. How to self-rescue in windsurfingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Surfing News

    When the windsurfing equipment fails far away from the shore, you must be able to return to firm land with what you've got. Learn how to self-rescue on a windsurfer.

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  16. Cumbrian secondary school could closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News and Star

    The suggestion by Cumbria County Council is just one being made in a new consultation which aims to reshape the future of education in England's highest market town. The closure of Samuel King's School in Alston is one of three options stated in a review documentcirculated at the start of the county council's consultation yesterday.

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  17. Student body backs sharia loans moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Argus

    ... revealed 93% said there was a "clear demand for a sharia alternative". Bashir Osman, president of the Federation of Student Islamic Studies (Fosis), said: "The receipt of over 20,000 responses, compared with an average of 150 for the last three ...

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  18. Tossed Greens: Groundwater regulation - " Is there an alternative?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Salinas Californian

    Tossed Greens: Groundwater regulation - Is there an alternative? AB 1739 would create local agencies to monitor and cap groundwater extraction Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1tU0p46 Growers have their overalls in a bunch over a slate of state bills sitting on Gov. Jerry Brown's desk that's likely to be signed into law sometime in the next few weeks. Specifically, AB 1739 would regulate groundwater in California, including the Salinas Valley.

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  19. Aerospace Manufacturing in Mexico is the Topic of Tecma Talk PodcastRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Freshnews

    ... is comprised of the majority of companies that are involved in aerospace manufacturing in Mexico activities. The Federation was established in November 2007, to promote national and international interests of the Mexican aerospace sector. FEMIA is ...

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  20. 15:28 Russia to soon launch two GLONASS Systems for Differential...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | AkiPress

    Russia plans to soon launch three GLONASS Systems for Differential Correction and Monitoring in China, two - in Kazakhstan, and one - in Belarus, Deputy General Director of the Russian Space Systems JSC Grigory Stupak said RIA Novosti. Currently, Russia has 19 of such stations on its territory.

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