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  1. U.S. Department of State announces special visit to Murfreesboro on Murfreesboro News and RadioRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

    ... Team. He has also led missions in Turkey (for Syria), Mexico, Bangladesh, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Surrounded by the 1860's furnishings of the Oaklands mansion, students will be introduced to crafts, music, and history, while being ...

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  2. Corker Seeks End To Delays In U.S. Adoptions From Democratic Republic of CongoRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    In a letter to the president and prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, Senator Bob Corker, ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined congressional leaders in requesting an end to delays in processing the adoptions of 460 Congolese children by American families.

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  3. Man who plunged from Denver balcony ate 6x recommended amount of pot cookieRead the original story

    Thursday | Denver Post

    ... who would be able to purchase recreational marijuana in Colorado. Thamba, who was from the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Africa , ate an entire "Sweet Grass Kitchen" lemon poppy seed cookie. It contained 65 milligrams of THC and was labeled ...

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  4. Court Decision Makes a Mess of Conflict-Minerals RuleRead the original story

    Thursday | CFO

    ... whether any of their products contain gold, tantalum, tin or tungsten mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or neighboring countries. Further, the rule, which the SEC issued as required under the Dodd-Frank Act, requires companies to ...

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  5. UTC Founder Ayabatwa: Rwanda Government's Seizure of UTC Now FinalRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | MBendi

    ... Angola; Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cameroon; Cape Verde; Central African Republic; Chad; Comoros; Congo; Cote d'Ivoire; Democratic Republic of The Congo; Djibouti; Egypt; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; ...

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  6. The Fate of Oromo Refugee: Persecuted at Home, Harassed and Abused Abroad By Mohammed IsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... (UNHCR, 2013). These include 33,844 Somalis, 10,568 Ethiopians, and nationals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea and South Sudan. Most of Oromo and other urban refugees who came from neighboring countries live in Eastleigh district ...

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  7. Bartonella quintana in Body Lice from Scalp Hair of Homeless Persons, FranceRead the original story

    Thursday | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... of poor and homeless persons from the United States, Nepal, Senegal, Ethiopia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and in nits in France ( 2 , 3 ). The head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis , and the body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus, are ...

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  8. Cumbancha Signs Afro-Latin Superstar Ricardo Lemvo & Makina LocaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Butter Cups, his music really is two great tastes that taste great together." Raised in The Democratic Republic of the Congo (known as Zaire at the time) with Angolan family roots, Lemvo came to the US in the 1980s to pursue a law degree and ended ...

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  9. Director-General condemns attack on Emmanuel de Merode, Director of the Virunga National ParkRead the original story

    Wednesday | World Heritage Centre News

    ... of ICCN parks demonstrate great courage in their daily work and I urge the authorities of the Democratic Republic of Congo to shed light on this attack and bring the perpetrators to justice. I also encourage the international community to support ...

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  10. Circuit Court Largely Rejects Challenges To SEC Conflict Mineral RulesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | JD Supra

    ... directed the SEC to develop and issue rules the use of "conflict minerals" from the Democratic Republic of the Congo or DRC and its neighboring countries. Conflict minerals are gold, tantalum, tin and tungsten which are extracted from what the Court ...

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  11. May 2014 Africa Trend Bulletin | Seed FunRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | TrendWatching

    ... brands already doing it! Guinness' latest advertising campaign highlights the ethos and moral code of the 'Sapeurs' of Congo-Brazzaville. A video and short documentary were published by the brewery in January 2014. The advert emphasizes the Sapeurs' ...

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  12. From the Archives: The Rwandan Genocide, 20 Years LaterRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Foreign Policy

    ... intervention. Lauren Wolfe describes how the Rwandan genocide has fueled violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Marie Berry argues that the policies that supposedly transformed Rwanda are leaving many women behind. To make sense of where ...

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  13. Polio Hits Equatorial Guinea, Threatens Central AfricaRead the original story

    Thursday | WNYC-AM New York

    ... ove in Africa, the toll is tragic. A deadly outbreak that hit the region in late 2010 sickened more than 500 people in Congo Brazzaville and Gabon. Many of the victims were adults, and 190 of them died.

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  14. Africa: Understanding Conflict in Resource-Rich StatesRead the original story

    Thursday | AllAfrica.com

    Diamonds and Rubber in Sierra Leone, oil in Angola and Sudan, tantalum and gold in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, copper in Zambia - the list of the natural resource wealth the Africa possesses is a long one.

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  15. Exotic, endangered animals thrive at Wild Oak preserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Miami Herald

    ... project - a threatened animal in the giraffe family native only to the rainforests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Besides breeding the okapi in captivity, the center helps raise money to conserve its native habitat in Africa. Other White ...

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  16. In Africa, Parents Key to EducationRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Gallup.com

    ... at least 1,000 adults, aged 15 and older, conducted in 2013 in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo Kinshasa, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, ...

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  17. San Ramon native spends his life in the jungle, working with chimpanzees, and now mandrillsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... -- in the first project aimed at reintroducing orphaned, wild-born mandrills back into the forests of the Republic of Congo. The brilliant-faced monkeys are hunted as bush meat not only by hungry forest dwellers, but by armed poachers who carry ...

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  18. Court Says SEC Conflict Mineral Rule Violates Speech RightsRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | WebCPA

    ... and applies to certain minerals, including gold, tin, tungsten and tantalum, mined in Democratic Republic of the Congo and neighboring countries. It was intended to help ensure that use of the minerals didn't benefit armed groups responsible for ...

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  19. Conflict Minerals Appeals Court Ruling has No Impact on Filing ObligationsRead the original story

    Thursday | Freshnews

    ... practices to reduce funding for armed groups involved in human rights violations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and surrounding countries. About Source Intelligence ( www.sourceintelligence.com ) Source Intelligence is a SaaS-based vendor ...

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  20. Africa: Africa's Top 10 PhilanthropistsRead the original story

    Wednesday | AllAfrica.com

    ... low-cost housing and universities in Nigeria, and also gave $500,000 for victims of a munitions blast in Brazzaville, Congo in 2012. Mark Shuttleworth, South Africa - After selling his digital security company for $575 million, Shuttleworth spent ...

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