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Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien: Time to Register for the Announcements of This Year


Associated Press

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 28, 2015--Time and date are set for the announcements of the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry as well as Sveriges Riksbank Prize...full story
updated 2015-08-28 09:01 PM
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Protestors confront a patron outside of a bar across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Fredricka Gray, center, the twin sister of Freddie Gray, speaks during a media availability at City Hall, after violence occurred after a march for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A man, center, shields himself after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Michael McGill, 19, wears a sweatshirt declaring "Long Live Freddie" in memory of Freddie Gray, Friday, April 24, 2015, near the intersection where Gray was arrested in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Marchers block the Pratt Street after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Two men are on the ground after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A protestor, right, pulls a bag away from a group of women after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) People take items from a business cooler after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien: Time to Register for the Announcements of This Year

Associated Press

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 28, 2015--Time and date are set for the announcements of the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry as well as Sveriges Riksbank Prize....Fullstory

2015-08-28 09:01 PM

Japan requires companies to set goals in hiring female execs

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese lawmakers have approved a law requiring large companies to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as managers. The law....Fullstory

2015-08-28 04:22 PM

Thailand Students Win Grand Prix?for Panasonic KWN Global Contest 2015

Associated Press

OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 28, 2015--Panasonic Corporation announced that Montfort College of Thailand won the Grand Prix for its video "Blind's Diary" in the Panasonic Kid....Fullstory

2015-08-28 02:42 PM

Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Katrina
By CAIN BURDEAU
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former President George W. Bush returns Friday to New Orleans -- the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points --....Fullstory

2015-08-28 01:01 PM

Asia's Largest Business Partnering Event - Biotech Industry Key Players from 30 Countries to Gather at BioJapan 2015!

Associated Press

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 27, 2015--BioJapan 2015 will be held for three days from October 14th (Wed) to 16th (Fri), 2015 at Pacifico Yokohama. This Smart News Release....Fullstory

2015-08-28 09:01 AM

McDonald's, Tyson cut ties with farmer tied to abuse video

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- McDonald's and its supplier Tyson Foods say they've cut ties with a chicken farmer after an advocacy group released a video....Fullstory

2015-08-28 06:01 AM

Polish official 'convinced' that mystery Nazi train exists

Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland (AP) -- A Polish cultural official says he is "convinced" of the existence of a Nazi train that has been missing for 70....Fullstory

2015-08-28 06:01 AM

Brooke Burke-Charvet to co-host Miss America pageant
By WAYNE PARRY
Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Brooke Burke-Charvet, the actress, entrepreneur and fitness guru, will co-host the 2016 Miss America pageant next month. The Miss America Organization....Fullstory

2015-08-28 09:01 PM

'We Are Your Friends' director schooled by MTV's 'Catfish'
By LAURI NEFF
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Fans of MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show" may notice something familiar in the new film "We Are Your Friends." The movie, out....Fullstory

2015-08-28 06:01 AM

Former European champs Ajax, Celtic grouped in Europa League

Associated Press

MONACO (AP) -- Former European champions Ajax and Celtic have been grouped together with Fenerbahce and Molde in the Europa League. Three-time champion Liverpool will play....Fullstory

2015-08-28 09:01 PM

Portuguese judges block surveillance law to fight terror

Associated Press

LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Portugal's Constitutional Court has disallowed legislation that would have given intelligence agencies access to private communications metadata. The judges declared the bill....Fullstory

2015-08-28 06:01 PM

Greece's new prime minister to name caretaker cabinet

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's new prime minister, a top judge who is the country's first female premier, is to name the members of her....Fullstory

2015-08-28 03:01 PM

Toshiba Expands Line-up of High Power White LEDs for LED Lighting

Associated Press

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 28, 2015--Toshiba Corporation 's (TOKYO:6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced the addition of 4 new products to its line-up of the....Fullstory

2015-08-28 01:01 PM

Colombia recalls ambassador in Venezuela for consultations

Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- President Juan Manuel Santos has called in Colombia's ambassador to Venezuela for consultations amid a dispute involving the closing of a....Fullstory

2015-08-28 09:01 AM

Fuel thieves tap into pipelines in Mexico City

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Thieves drilled taps into fuel pipelines not far from downtown Mexico City in one of the most daring and dangerous of....Fullstory

2015-08-28 06:01 AM

Google rejects EU anti-trust allegations as flawed

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Google has rejected a complaint by Europe's competition watchdog that the Internet giant is abusing its dominance in Web search to promote....Fullstory

2015-08-28 06:01 AM

Panama's top court cancels questioned Italian radar contract

Associated Press

PANAMA CITY (AP) -- Panama's top court has canceled a $120 million government contract to purchase a radar system from Italian industrial giant Finmeccanica due....Fullstory

2015-08-28 06:01 AM

Fetty Wap concert in New Jersey hometown draws hundreds

Associated Press

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- Hundreds of young people eager to see popular rap artist Fetty Wap at a free concert in his hometown of Paterson,....Fullstory

2015-08-28 09:01 AM

Germany picks Liverpool's Emre Can for Euro qualifiers

Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Germany coach Joachim Loew has called up Liverpool midfielder Emre Can for the upcoming European Championship qualifying matches against Poland and....Fullstory

2015-08-28 09:01 PM

Estonia steps up surveillance along border with Russia

Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- Estonia is planning to cover a 136-kilometer (84-mile) stretch of land along its border with Russia with state-of-art technology to combat....Fullstory

2015-08-28 09:01 PM

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