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1 hr ago | JD Supra

D.C. Circuit Rules A Provision Of The SEC Conflict Minerals Rule Violates The First Amendment

On April 14, 2014, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in Nat'l Ass'n of Mfrs. v. SEC , 2014 BL 102614, D.C. Cir., No.

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6 hrs ago | WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

U.S. Department of State announces special visit to Murfreesboro on Murfreesboro News and Radio

The U.S. Department of State "Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations" have notified WGNS that they plan to address the public on Tuesday, April 22 in Murfreesboro.

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10 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

Corker Seeks End To Delays In U.S. Adoptions From Democratic Republic of Congo

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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Thu Apr 17, 2014

LongmontFYI

Man who plunged from Denver balcony ate 6x recommended amount of pot cookie

Levy Thamba was a student at Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., who was also known as Levi Thamba Pongi.

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Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Bartonella quintana in Body Lice from Scalp Hair of Homeless Persons, France

To the Editor: Bartonella quintana is a body louse-borne human pathogen that can cause trench fever, bacillary angiomatosis, endocarditis, chronic bacteremia, and chronic lymphadenopathy .

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Understanding Conflict in Resource-Rich States

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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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Avoiding Africa's Oil Curse

RICARDO SOARES DE OLIVEIRA is an associate professor in comparative politics at Oxford University.

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Business Wire

PA Resources' Interim Report 1 January a " 31 March 2014

PA Resources' results for the first quarter of 2014 will be presented on 16 April 2014 at the Annual General Meeting.

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United Nations

DR Congo: UN official condemns attack on Virunga National Park director

Irina Bokova, Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization , said she learned with "distress and anger" of the attack on Emmanuel de Merode, who was reportedly wounded when his vehicle came under fire as he was travelling from the eastern city of Goma to the town of Rumangabo.

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WebWire

WWF Statement On Virunga Warden

The chief warden of Democratic Republic of the Congo's Virunga National Park, Emmanuel de Merode, has been shot in an ambush, according to a statement on the park's official website .

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AlertNet

UNHCR and partners seeking $US274 million to meet acute needs of...

Geneva, 16 April 2014 - As instability and violence continue to plague the Central African Republic, UNHCR and 14 other humanitarian agencies are asking donors to fund emergency operations in support of the growing number of people who have been fleeing from CAR since December last year.

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Medical News

UTMB experts honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to study of deadly diseases

The global experts who study the deadliest infectious diseases recognized the contributions of Frederick A. Murphy and Thomas G. Ksiazek, professors at the University of Texas Medical Branch, with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 6th annual International Symposium on Filoviruses.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World News, Africa, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Feronia Inc. Arable Farming Update

Results from the trial have been positive with mechanised harvesting achieving an average yield of 2.6 tonnes of paddy rice per hectare over the 200 hectare trial site.

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JD Supra

Circuit Court Largely Rejects Challenges To SEC Conflict Mineral Rules

The SEC largely prevailed in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in a suit changing the Rules promulgated by the agency under Dodd-Frank regarding conflict minerals.

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AlertNet

U.N. seeks to locate followers of slain Congo warlord

A Democratic Republic of the Congo soldier stands at an army barrack in the town of Bria April 9, 2014.

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Daily Monitor

West Nile begins countdown to centenary fete

The main celebrations are planned to take place in Arua District next week, and will encompass cultural shows, an educational symposium, among others.

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SBWire

Congo, Dem. Rep. Mining Report Q2 2014 - New Market Report

The Democratic Republic of the Congo's vast mineral resources will continue to attract international interest, given the country's huge untapped and high-grade reserves.

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Market Wire

Delrand Announces Private Placement Financing

Delrand Resources Limited announces that it proposes to carry out a non-brokered private placement of 2,000,000 common shares of the Company at a price of Cdn$0.075 per Share for proceeds to the Company of Cdn$150,000.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

AlertNet

Congo militia leader "Morgan" surrenders - government

A Democratic Republic of the Congo soldier stands at an army barrack in the town of Bria April 9, 2014.

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Forbes.com

The Ultimate Bragging-Rights African Adventure: Gorilla Tracking In Congo With Asia To Africa Safaris

No matter how wide the beaten path gets, there's still someone who wants to venture off it-but to do so in style.

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