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EVANSTON - Muhammadu Sanusi II, current Emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, will kick off an interdisciplinary conference on Islam in Global Africa Monday, April 23, on Northwestern University's Evanston campus. The Financial Times named Sanusi “Central Bank Governor ...
The recent upheaval in Western democracies has several causes, but perhaps the greatest is this: How are they coming to terms with their shifting role in the global economy? The answer generally has been that globalization has brought huge net benefits, yet it has created a clear class of people for whom ...

One in eight bird species is threatened with global extinction, and once widespread creatures such as the puffin, snowy owl and turtle dove are plummeting towards oblivion, according to the definitive study of global bird populations. The State of the World's Birds, a five-year compendium of population data ...
Includes detailed analysis of Oakmark Global Fund's positions in BAYRY, BAYZF, CHTR, NAPRF, NPSNY. The Oakmark Global Fund felt the downtrend's pull and lost 2.6% in the quarter, which compares to a 1.3% loss for the MSCI World Index and a 1.0% loss for the Lipper Global Fund Index. For the six ...
The Japanese yen is expected to weaken amid good global growth, said Standard Chartered Bank's head of global macro strategy and foreign exchange research. He added that the country is unlikely to hit its inflation target of 2 percent by 2019. "We don't expect much yen strength even in the context of a ...
Razer, the gaming brand, announced news on Monday (April 23) of a deal to acquire MOL Global via an acquisition of approximately 65.1 percent of MOL Global's issued shares for $61 million. Upon completion of the merger, MOL Global will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Razer, the company said in a press release ...

Microsoft: Tech support scams a 'growing global problem'. Social engineering attacks such as fake tech support calls are easy, effective and occur across all platforms. by. Joshua Goldman. April 23, 2018 7:50 AM PDT. tech-support-scam. Tech support scams have a common attack plan. Microsoft. Tech support scams by ...
Making matters worse, of course, is the fact that science seems to always find a way. “Both chemical and biological weapons have been banned globally, and the global norm also bans any development, production, testing, and use of these weapons,” Walker notes. “Nevertheless, the assassination attempt ...
According to new research by Thomas Weber, an assistant professor of Earth and environmental sciences at the University of Rochester, small microenvironments in the deep ocean may hold key clues to the global cycling of nitrogen in seawater. In a paper published in Nature Geoscience, Weber and his ...
European stocks opened weaker Monday, as U.S. equity futures drifted into negative territory to start the week on Wall Street, as investors braced for a busy slate of corporate earnings over the next five days and re-set expectations for interest rates and inflation amid an ongoing surge in global oil prices.
Walmart is launching a global money transfer service called Walmart2World in a partnership with MoneyGram International. The move expands on its domestic money service, launched roughly four years ago to serve America's unbanked population. Walmart2Walmart, the U.S.-based platform, allows ...
Viacom's Channel 5 in the U.K., TF1 in France, and Seven Network in Australia have snapped up “Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance,” the Lifetime TV movie about the soon-to-be-married couple. The two-hour movie follows the courtship of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and will deliver to the ...
The Moon – the theme for this year's edition of Global Astronomy Month (GAM) throughout April – outshines every other celestial object in its ability to inspire. From a bad omen to a sign of love, the Earth's Moon has been important in cultures throughout the ages. For denizens of brightly-lit modern cities it's ...
She expressed the importance of educating adults older than 24. Vandenbosh said helping that underserved group get a higher education will help Indiana and America. Purdue Global has gotten a lot of backlash and has even raised some concerns about what it will do to Purdue University's reputation.
He was speaking with US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin in a phone call yesterday in which he also said the US move was "detrimental to China's interests and not conducive to US and global interests", Xinhua state news agency reported. However, on a more conciliatory note, Mr Liu, who is a close ...
Re: “Would Albert Einstein be a global warming skeptic?” March 16 point–counterpoint columns. I am dismayed that The Denver Post would devote so much space to a notorious climate-change denier, Will Happer, whose misleading claims have been widely debunked. Happer cherry-picks facts out of ...
SYDNEY: The Sydney Opera House, the Eiffel Tower and Moscow's Red Square were among the world landmarks to go dark on Saturday (Mar 24), as part of a global campaign to raise awareness about the impacts of climate change. Earth Hour, which started in Australia in 2007, is being observed by ...

China announced a $3 billion list of U.S. goods including pork, apples and steel pipe on Friday that it said may be hit with higher tariffs in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump that companies and investors worry could depress global commerce. Associated Press/Mark Schiefelbein.
Global Poker's latest record-breaking event is just around the corner, and time is running out to win your seat at a discount. Global Poker Madness, a SC$200,000 guaranteed no-limit hold'em tournament, kicks off Sunday, April 1 at 5:30 pm with a buy-in of $540. So far, just 41 players have secured their ...
Global carbon dioxide emissions surged to record levels the year after the landmark 2016 Paris climate agreement was signed. Energy-related emissions climbed 1.4 percent to 32.5 gigatons in 2017, the International Energy Agency reported yesterday in its annual survey of global carbon levels.
Global markets were sent sharply lower this week, as fears of a trade war sent shockwaves across global financial markets. Amid the turmoil, some market participants think emerging markets are a value play to consider. Ed Keon, chief investment strategist at QMA, said developing economies' stocks are a ...
The term “left” now seems to imply support for the ideology of green, liberal, global capitalism. The term “right” now denotes nationalistic capitalism, with resistance to the global capitalist plans for free movement of commodities and labour. The qualifications “green” and “liberal” before the term “global ...
Updated at 4:54 p.m. ET. Major stock indexes around the world fell Friday amid continuing worries that the U.S. and China are about to enter into a trade war. The Dow Jones industrial average fell an additional 424 points, or about 1.8 percent, to 23,533, for a two-day drop totaling more than 1,100 points.
In this Saturday, July 29, 2017 file photo, Finland's flag flies aboard the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica as it arrives into Nuuk, Greenland. Finland has come out on top of an international index that ranks nations by how happy they are as places to live. The World Happiness Report 2018 published ...
Global Road Television (formerly IM Global Television) is readying The Dark Beneath, a serialized documentary-style drama from Guy Busick (Stan Against Evil) and R. Christopher Murphy, with Marc Munden (Utopia) attached to direct the potential pilot and executive produce. The pitch is about to be taken ...
It's a matter of when, not if, the Bitcoin bubble will pop, according to Allianz Global Investors. The cryptocurrency is worthless, even if blockchain technology could bring significant benefits to investors, said the investment arm of Europe's biggest insurer, which manages almost 500 billion euro. “In our view ...
UNITED NATIONS -- The World Bank and the U.N. are sounding the alarm over a global water crisis. A joint report released Wednesday says that 40 percent of the world's population is affected by water scarcity. The report, based on two years of research, says that 700 million people are at risk of being ...
"Life would be tragic if it weren't funny," the groundbreaking scientist once said – and he made sure it was. Who else but Hawking could debunk Albert Einstein's theories and also appear as himself on an episode of Star Trek where he beats Einstein in poker? Credit: Santi Visalli/Getty Images. By Cady ...
IPCC, an international organization founded in 1988 by the United Nations, is best known for its lengthy, periodic reports assessing climate science and policy options for curbing global warming. The hundreds of authors that produce the reports are nominated by member governments and others. But just ...
Today Cadreon, IPG Mediabrands' ad-tech specialist unit, announced the promotion of its first female global CEO. Erica Schmidt takes on the role after previously serving as executive vice president and managing director of the shop's North America division. “I feel tremendously proud, first and foremost,” ...
However, if temperature rise was kept to below 2 degrees Celsius -- the global target set by the landmark Paris Climate Accord in 2015 -- the number of species lost could be limited to 25%. "This is not simply about the disappearance of certain species from particular places, but about profound changes to ...
March 14, 2018 New York—A global regulatory crackdown on cryptocurrencies created by startups to finance new projects could slow the pace of virtual currency sales as questions mount about their transparency and the risk of scams for investors. More than 500 digital technology startups around the ...
HELSINKI — Fans of skiing, saunas and Santa Claus won't be surprised to hear Finland is the happiest place to live. The World Happiness Report published Wednesday ranked 156 countries by happiness levels, based on factors such as life expectancy, social support and corruption. Unlike past years ...
The impacts of global warming are felt especially in mountainous regions, where the rise in temperatures is above average, affecting both glacierized landscapes and water resources. The repercussions of these changes are manifold and varied, from retreating glaciers to an increase in the frequency and ...
Authored by economist Clare McAndrew, who left TEFAF for Art Basel in 2016, the report says that, after two years of decline, the global art market grew about 12 percent in 2017, with about $63.7 billion in sales. In the report, McAndrew writes, “In 2017, despite remaining political volatility in many regions, ...


 

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