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The Casamance Association in DC, Kids and Education

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The “Take your kid To Work” Day on Thursday, April 27, 2017 is a day that educates our children and teaches them that work environments that are family friendly are a problem for all. Without gender limitations, that day gives our children an opportunity to see what is out there, to understand what it means […]

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Uber faces criminal probe in US over ‘greyball’ code

By   /  May 5, 2017  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Ride-sharing firm Uber is facing a criminal investigation by the US government. The scrutiny has started because the firm is accused of using “secret” software that let it operate in regions where it was banned or restricted. The software, called “greyball”, helped it identify officials seeking to stop the service running. A spokesman for Uber […]

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Kasabian: Why Serge Pizzorno is the new Tinkerman

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  Former Chelsea and, for the purposes of this interview, Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri’s constant experimentation with his starting 11, earned him the nickname ‘The Tinkerman’. Now, Sergio Pizzorno – guitarist, professional Leicester City fan and creative force behind Kasabian could stake a claim to the moniker. “Just a couple of days ago, I […]

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Sir Cliff Richard and BBC pause legal fight over report

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Sir Cliff Richard and the BBC have agreed to try to reach a settlement over coverage of a police raid on the singer’s home. Lawyers told a High Court judge on Friday that both sides had agreed to pause the legal fight for one month. Sir Cliff is suing the BBC and South Yorkshire Police […]

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Line of Duty WILL be back for a sixth series

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Line of Duty has been commissioned for a sixth season, before the fifth has even started being made. The show’s creator Jed Mercurio told BBC News last week he was uncertain about the possibility of a sixth series. But BBC director general Tony Hall has now confirmed fans can look forward to two more outings. […]

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How Brad Pitt fixed his image problem with one interview

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Brad Pitt has chosen the pages (and website) of a glossy magazine to give his first interview since splitting from Angelina Jolie amid accusations he’d hit their teenage son. It was a calculated attempt to rehabilitate his image – and it seems to have worked. It’s seven months since Brangelina broke apart against the backdrop […]

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Secrets of tea plant revealed by science

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Botanists have unlocked the genetic secrets of the plant prized for producing tea. A team in China has decoded the genetic building blocks of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis, whose leaves are used for all types of tea, including black, green and oolong. The research gives an insight into the chemicals that give tea its […]

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‘Shocking’ levels of PCB chemicals in UK killer whale Lulu

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One of the UK’s last killer whales was contaminated with “shocking” levels of a toxic chemical, scientists say. The animal, called Lulu, was found dead on the Isle of Tiree in Scotland last year after becoming entangled in fishing lines. But tests now reveal her body contained among the highest levels of polychlorinated biphenyls, or […]

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