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Something Strange Is Taking Place In The Mediterranean

Via GEFIRA, NGOs are smuggling immigrants into Europe on an industrial scale For two months, using marinetraffic.com, we have been monitoring the movements of ships owned by a couple of NGOs, and, using data from data.unhcr.org. We have kept track ...

Why Isn't Britain's Turner Art Prize Engaging With Britain's Political Scene?

There's a lot going wrong in today's Britain (let's not even speak of Brexit): "Drastic cuts to pub...

How one man turned the oil crash into a $1.2-billion win

As the worst crude oil bust in decades was unfolding, reams of high-yield Canadian oil and gas bonds...

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International trade and integration: The latest research

What’s the latest research in international trade and integration? Researchers from the World Bank, the IMF and the WTO recently gathered for a one-day workshop to present their latest research on the topic. The papers presented addressed topical ...

EUR/USD – Euro Slides as ECB Tapers QE Purchases

The euro has taken a pause on Friday, following sharp losses in the Thursday session. EUR/USD dropp...

APAC Corner: ECB Trims, but Euro looks Flabby

Post-ECB, the Euro bounces along the bottom with trading in Asia muted today as we run into the wee...

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Top Posts From AJBlogs 12.08.16

Past Hits and a New Dance from AbroadThe Alvin Ailey America Dance Theater at New York City Center, November 30-December 31. ... read moreAJBlog: Dancebeat Published 2016-12-08   ...

How Edusight’s platform helps school boards make better decisions with data

While school boards regularly collect data about students’ grades and performance, they aren’t...

FNs offer competing energy visions as NEB undergoes reform

First Nation chiefs grappled with national unity while debating the merits and pitfalls of oil an...

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Green Technology

The Sky Guys launch first drone through its new technology division

The Sky Guys, a Toronto-based company that offers drone videography, mapping and inspection services, has launched its first drone, the DX-3, through a new technology division called Defiant Labs. The drone is specifically designed to monitor and i...

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(This is a sneak preview of an article featured in our upcoming LIFELONG LEARNING issue)...

Plans to Regulate Water Levels in Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River Move Ahead

The Commissioners of the International Joint Commission (IJC) have signed and approved an order to ...

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Tech

Podcast: Are Manners the New Turing Test?

Have you every said “please” or “thank you” to a bot, even when you knew there wasn’t a person at the other end? In this episode, Jon Prial interviews Dennis R. Mortensen, the CEO of x.ai, a company that has used artificial intelligence to...

The five best all-Canadian tech gadgets for holiday gift giving

Tech enthusiasts can be hard to buy for. Before you get home, wrap that device and give it to them ...

Excess social media use is causing eating disorders, finds Canadian study

A new study in psychology finds that youth with body image concerns are more likely to spend excess...

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Metals & Mining

EUR/USD – Euro Slides as ECB Tapers QE Purchases

The euro has taken a pause on Friday, following sharp losses in the Thursday session. EUR/USD dropped 1.3% after the ECB announced that it was reducing its asset-purchase program. Currently EUR/USD is trading just above the 1.06 line. On the release...

The War on Cash is a Global Trend That Must Be Resisted - Nathan McDonald

December 8, 2016 The global elites have made it incredibly clear that they hate physical money. Th...

CASE CLOSED: The Fact of Bullion Bank Gold and Silver Price Manipulation

Back in April, the Cartel Shills and Apologists attempted to minimize the news that a settlement ha...

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APAC Corner: ECB Trims, but Euro looks Flabby

Post-ECB, the Euro bounces along the bottom with trading in Asia muted today as we run into the weekend. EUR/USD The ECB may have trimmed and not tapered QE overnight, but the EUR/USD itself is still looking very flabby today trading not too far fro...

ECB Policy: 1% Is the New 2%

At its 8 December Governing Council meeting, the European Central Bank (ECB) extended its asset pur...

Trump Taps EPA Foe To Run Agency

After years of discord and conflict with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the oil and gas ...

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Scientists

Hopes for nanocellulose in the fields of medicine and green manufacturing

Initially this seemed like an essay extolling the possibilities for nanocellulose but it is also a research announcement. From a Nov. 7, 2016 news item on Nanowerk, What if you could take one of the most abundant natural materials on earth and harn...

US government’s 2016 National Nanotechnology Initiative strategic plan released

Another year, another US National Nanotechnology Initiative Strategic Plan, from a Nov. 8, 2016 new...

Heritage Foundation’s Climate and Energy Policy Summit: Science Deniers Emboldened by Trump’s Electoral Victory

This morning, while introducing the Heritage Foundation’s “premier energy-and-climate-policy ...

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EUR/USD – Euro Slides as ECB Tapers QE Purchases

The euro has taken a pause on Friday, following sharp losses in the Thursday session. EUR/USD dropped 1.3% after the ECB announced that it was reducing its asset-purchase program. Currently EUR/USD is trading just above the 1.06 line. On the release...

APAC Corner: ECB Trims, but Euro looks Flabby

Post-ECB, the Euro bounces along the bottom with trading in Asia muted today as we run into the wee...

December 8, 2016

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