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SEC Democratic Commissioner Jackson to step down next month

Added: 16.01.2020 10:32 | 1 views | 0 comments

Rob Jackson, a Democratic Commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, said on Thursday he will step down on Feb. 14 to continue teaching at New York University School of Law, where he is currently on faculty leave.

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Bushfire crisis threatens to change Australia’s ecosystems 'forever'

Added: 16.01.2020 9:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

Bushfires that have burnt through more than 10 million hectares in Australia could change the country’s delicate ecosystems forever, scientists say. The crisis is also a precursor of the kinds of conditions that will become frequent worldwide unless global leaders move quickly to curb the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving global warming, new research shows. Dr Thomas Duff, a bushfire behaviour expert at the University of Melbourne, said the fire season has been “exceptional” and that while it was unlikely it would become the normal annual pattern, exceptional events were becoming more frequent, stronger and harder to predict. “Considering the nature of these fires and the vegetation...

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The best countries in the world to raise a child, ranked

Added: 16.01.2020 5:49 | 4 views | 0 comments

Expectant parents may want to consider moving to Scandinavia, as a new report has revealed Denmark, Sweden and Norway top the list of best countries in the world for raising a child. The findings are according to the annual Best Countries Report, conducted by US News & World Report and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, which point to the Scandinavian countries’ “generous paternal and maternal leave” and free preschool. “These countries tend to have generous paternal leave and maternal leave, offer free preschool, and have good overall public education systems,” Deidre McPhillips, senior data editor at US News & World report, told CNN. Download the new...

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The best country in the world to raise a child? It's not America, survey finds

Added: 15.01.2020 17:35 | 2 views | 0 comments

What's the best country in the world to raise a child? If a well developed public education system tops your list, you'd likely consider the United States -- it took the top spot in education in this year's Best Countries Report, done annually since 2016 by U.S. News & World Report and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Skin cancer suppressor found

Added: 15.01.2020 12:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

A promising route to develop new treatments for skin cancer has been identified by the UK's University of Bath scientists, who have found a molecule that suppresses melanoma tumour growth.

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LSU beats Clemson to win college football title

Added: 14.01.2020 16:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Louisiana State University Tigers are college football's national champions, their first national title since 2007. The team beat Clemson 42-25 at the New Orleans Super Dome. LSU quarterback Joe Burrow became the first major college quarterback to throw 60 touchdown passes in a season, and LSU finished the season undefeated.

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Skin cancer suppressor found

Added: 14.01.2020 15:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

A promising route to develop new treatments for skin cancer has been identified by the UK's University of Bath scientists, who have found a molecule that suppresses melanoma tumour growth.

From: feeds.sciencedaily.com

College football title game crowd cheers Trump

Added: 14.01.2020 5:11 | 2 views | 0 comments

President Trump watched No. 1 Louisiana State University and No. 3 Clemson battle it out in the College Football Playoff championship in New Orleans Monday night. Fans from both teams cheered him loudly, chanting "USA" and "Four more years." (Jan. 14)

Exploring the role of race amid Prince Harry and Meghan's royal bombshell

Added: 13.01.2020 16:48 | 3 views | 0 comments

Queen Elizabeth is meeting with senior members of the royal family about Prince Harry and Meghan's decision to step back from officials duties. Afua Hirsch, the Wallis Annenberg chair in journalism and communication at the University of Southern California, joined CBSN to explore the role of race in the couple's decision.

Defying police, Iranians protest over plane shootdown

Added: 12.01.2020 17:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

Iranian demonstrators defied a heavy police presence Sunday night to protest their country's days of denials that it shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 176 people, the latest unrest to roil the capital amid soaring tensions with the United States. Videos posted online showed protesters shouting anti-government slogans and moving through subway stations and sidewalks, many near Azadi, or Freedom, Square after an earlier call for people to demonstrate there. Other videos suggested similar protests were taking place in other Iranian cities. Riot police in black uniforms and helmets earlier massed in Vali-e Asr Square, at Tehran University and other landmarks. Revolutionary Guard...

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