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Unity in Security Council was key to recent easing of tensions on Korean Peninsula – UN chief

The unity within the Security Council played an essential role in creating the positive momentum that led to a decision by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to suspend nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles, the United Nations chief said Monday, noting however that the 15-member body …

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Delaware

Fiscal Year 2017 Authorized Positions – School Districts Transportation Supervisors Inspection

State Auditor, R. Thomas Wagner, Jr., has released the Authorized Positions Transportation Supervisors Inspection for Fiscal Year 2017. The Office of Auditor of Accounts (AOA) performed an inspection to determine if the school districts are in compliance with 14 Del. C. 1321(e)(7) which states, “…a reorganized school district may employ …

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Grants.Gov

Strengthening the Capacity of the Somali Police Force to Prevent, Respond to, and Investigate Terrorism

Funding Opportunity ID: 304076 Opportunity Number: SFOP0004971 Opportunity Title: Strengthening the Capacity of the Somali Police Force to Prevent, Respond to, and Investigate Terrorism Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” …

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Grants.Gov

USDA-FNS-FY18-SNAP-PTI

Funding Opportunity ID: 304097 Opportunity Number: USDA-FNS-FY18-SNAP-PTI Opportunity Title: USDA-FNS-FY18-SNAP-PTI Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Food and Nutrition Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 10.580 Eligible Applicants: State governmentsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, …

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Wildlife Detection Dog Programs in Indonesia and Malaysia

Funding Opportunity ID: 304077 Opportunity Number: SFOP0004948 Opportunity Title: Wildlife Detection Dog Programs in Indonesia and Malaysia Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 19.705 Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for …

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United Nations

Imprisoned Egyptian photojournalist to receive UN press freedom prize

A photojournalist who has been in jail for nearly five years after being arrested for covering a demonstration in Cairo has been selected to receive this year’s press freedom prize from the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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US Dept of Agriculture

Goodwill’s SNAP E&T Initiatives Help Georgians Return to Work

Just a few weeks ago, I had an opportunity to visit the Goodwill of North Georgia Career Center in Decatur, Ga., to see firsthand how they help people in need in their community. The Career Center plays an important role in the lives of many hardworking men and women as …

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Kansas Attorney General

Law enforcement agencies to collect unused medications Saturday

TOPEKA – (April 23, 2018) – Law enforcement officers at locations across the state will be collecting unused leftover medications for safe disposal on Saturday, April 28, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today. The collection events are part of a nationwide effort to safely dispose of leftover medications to …

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New York Governor

Targeting Maternal Mortality

The multi-pronged initiative focuses on racial disparities, expanding community outreach and taking new actions to increase access to prenatal and perinatal care. Featured Image:  PFL_baby_mother_1_hero.jpg Published Date:  Monday, April 23, 2018 – 12:00 Live Flag: 

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Realtor Mag

What It’s Like to be Evicted

It’s hard to imagine what it’s like to be evicted, perhaps because the impacts of evictions are so wide-ranging. Household items are put on the curb and lost if the evictee can’t afford a storage unit. Having an eviction on one’s record makes it harder to rent a decent place …

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Grants.Gov

Strengthening the Capacity of the Somali Police Force to Prevent, Respond to, and Investigate Terrorism

Funding Opportunity ID: 304096 Opportunity Number: SFOP0004971 Opportunity Title: Strengthening the Capacity of the Somali Police Force to Prevent, Respond to, and Investigate Terrorism Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” …

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Reserve Bank of India

Liquidity Adjustment Facility: Fixed Rate Repo Operations

The result of the RBI Fixed Rate Repo Operations held on April 23, 2018 is as under: Amount (face value in ₹ Billion) Items Overnight Repo Operations 6.00% Fixed Rate 1. Bids received   (i) Number 9 (ii) Amount 120.10 2. Bids accepted   (i) Number 9 (ii) Amount 120.10 …

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Delaware

Governor Carney, Office of Women’s Advancement & Advocacy Announce Call for Women’s Hall of Fame Nominations

Deadline for consideration for the 2018 induction cycle is May 15, 2018 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, Delaware’s Office of Women’s Advancement & Advocacy, a division of the Delaware Department of Human Resources, and the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame Committee are now accepting nominations for induction into the …

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Pennsylvania Governor

Wolf Administration Previews 2018 Northeastern Region Construction Season, Highlights Recycled Asphalt Paving Program

Honesdale, PA –  Governor Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today highlighted transportation investments as PennDOT held an event outlining the anticipated 626 roadway miles that will be rehabilitated, reconstructed or resurfaced, and 83 bridges that will be improved this year in the six-county …

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Business News

Boeing HorizonX Invests in 3D Printing Startup Morf3D

Investment furthers Boeing’s commitment to a competitive ecosystem for aerospace-quality 3D-printed parts

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Reserve Bank of India

Auction of State Government Securities (<font color=”Red”>Revised</font>)

The following State Governments have offered to sell following security by way of auction for an aggregate amount of ₹ 11600 crore (Face Value) which is revised as Uttar Pradesh has withdrawn their participation from this auction. Sr. No. State Amount to be raised (₹ Cr) Tenure (Yrs) Type of …

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Delaware

2018 Memorial Day Services: May 26th and May 30th

When/Where: Saturday, May 26th @ 10:30am – Parade Field Grounds of the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE  19701. When/Where: Wednesday, May 30th @ 10:am – War Memorial Plaza, 163 Cherry Lane, New Castle, DE  19720. The Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs will like to invite …

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Pennsylvania Governor

Governor Wolf Urges Commonsense Gun Safety, Background Checks on All Gun Purchases

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf was joined today by Acting State Police Commissioner Lt. Col. Robert Evanchick, legislators and stakeholders to urge passage of commonsense gun safety legislation, including background checks on all gun purchases in Pennsylvania. “All of Pennsylvania’s citizens have the right to live happy, healthy lives …

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Nat'l Assoc. of Counties

New NACo Member Benefit: IBTS Disaster Services Contracts

County governments play an instrumental role in protecting communities before, during and after disasters. NACo is pleased to announce our partnership with the Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS) on a new member benefit that will support disaster services for NACo member counties. New NACo Member Benefit: IBTS Disaster …

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Pennsylvania Governor

First Lady Frances Wolf Unveils Governor’s Residence Rain Garden During Annual Earth Day Celebration

Harrisburg, PA – Addressing the need for better storm water management along the Susquehanna River, First Lady Frances Wolf today officially unveiled a newly constructed rain garden at the Governor’s Residence. The First Lady joined several of the state’s top environmental leaders to showcase the rain garden, as well as …

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Grants.Gov

Enhancing Innovations in Emerging Technologies for Advanced Manufacturing of Complex Biologic Products (R01)

Funding Opportunity ID: 304074 Opportunity Number: RFA-FD-18-023 Opportunity Title: Enhancing Innovations in Emerging Technologies for Advanced Manufacturing of Complex Biologic Products (R01) Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement Category of Funding Activity: Consumer ProtectionHealth Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 93.103 Eligible Applicants: State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or …

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Grants.Gov

NIH Director&apos;s Pioneer Award (DP1 – Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Opportunity ID: 304094 Opportunity Number: RFA-RM-18-007 Opportunity Title: NIH Director’s Pioneer Award (DP1 – Clinical Trial Optional) Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Health Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 93.310 Eligible Applicants: State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic …

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Delaware Attorney General

Rehabilitation of keeper’s house set to begin at Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Work will begin this spring and continue into the summer of 2018.

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Delaware

Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish April 24 meeting canceled

Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish monthly meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 24 has been canceled.

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NASA

Vice President Pence to Swear in New Agency Administrator; Airing on NASA Television

Vice President Mike Pence will swear in Jim Bridenstine as NASA’s new administrator at 2:30 p.m. EDT Monday, April 23, at the agency’s headquarters in Washington. The ceremony will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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New York Attorney General

A.G. Schneiderman And Broome County Sheriff’s Office Announce Seizure Of 11 Animals Due To Owner Neglect, Charges Against Property Owner

News from Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 23, 2018 Attorney General’s Press Office / 212-416-8060nyag.pressoffice@ag.ny.govTwitter: @AGSchneiderman  A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN AND BROOME COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ANNOUNCE SEIZURE OF 11 ANIMALS DUE TO OWNER NEGLECT, CHARGES AGAINST PROPERTY OWNER BINGHAMTON – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and the Broome County …

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Reserve Bank of India

RBI Reference Rate for US $

The Reserve Bank of India’s Reference Rate for the US Dollar is ₹ 66.2177 on April 23, 2018. The corresponding rate for the previous day (April 20, 2018) was ₹ 66.0167. Based on the reference rate for the US Dollar and the middle rates of the cross-currency quotes, the exchange …

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Grants.Gov

University Research and Entrepreneurial Skills Program

Funding Opportunity ID: 304073 Opportunity Number: DOS-GEO-18-GR-001 Opportunity Title: University Research and Entrepreneurial Skills Program Opportunity Category: Discretionary Opportunity Category Explanation: Funding Instrument Type: Grant Category of Funding Activity: Education Category Explanation: CFDA Number(s): 19.900 Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher …

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Nebraska Governor

Gov. Ricketts, Sen. Murante Highlight Bill Streamlining Speed Limits in Nebraska

NEBRASKA CITY – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts hosted a ceremonial signing event for LB 1009, introduced by State Senator John Murante of Gretna.  The bill will streamline and right-size speed limits for Nebraskans across the state.  LB 1009 was passed 44-1-4 by the Legislature.  Governor Ricketts was joined at the …

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Reserve Bank of India

Result of the Overnight Variable Rate Repo Auction held on April 23, 2018

Tenor Overnight Notified Amount (in ₹ billion) 200.00 Total amount of bids received (in ₹ billion) 274.50 Amount allotted (in ₹ billion) 200.02 Cut off Rate (%) 6.01 Weighted Average Rate (%) 6.02 Partial Allotment Percentage of bids received at cut off rate 40.88 Anirudha D. Jadhav Assistant Manager Press …

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Canada News

Canadian Special Operations Forces Command change of command ceremony

Major-General Peter Dawe will assume command of Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM) from Major-General Mike Rouleau in a ceremony presided over by General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff, in Ottawa on April 25, 2018.

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US Government News

Press release: Interim Chair of the Parole Board announced by Secretary of State

The Secretary of State has announced today that Caroline Corby will be the Interim Chair of the Parole Board. Caroline Corby said: “I am delighted to have been appointed by the Secretary of State as Interim Chair of the Parole Board. I have been working with the Board for a …

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Business News

The Role of Your IT Team in User Satisfaction

Enterprise applications are often described as a business’s backbone and contribute to the overall success of the IT organization. They also enable an IT organization’s growth worldwide, and subsequently, a company’s global expansion…but only if they successfully increase user (employee and customer) satisfaction.

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DoDLive

72,000 #MilKids Live Overseas. Here’s How They’re Schooled

There are only two federally operated schools systems in the U.S., and one of them is for the thousands of students who don’t even live on the continent. Read More

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Bank of International Settlements

Basel Committee urges full, timely and consistent implementation of Basel III post-crisis reforms

Press release about the Basel Committee urging full, timely and consistent implementation of Basel III post-crisis reforms (23 April 2018). Today the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) issued the Fourteenth progress report on adoption of the Basel regulatory framework. The report sets out the adoption status of Basel III …

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Business News
Business News

All-New 2019 Toyota Avalon Beams Effortless Sophistication, Style, and Exhilaration

DEL MAR, Calif., April 23, 2018 – The roads of Avalon, the mystical paradise that inspired Toyota’s flagship nameplate, have likely never seen a mid-premium sedan like this. Safe to say, neither has San Diego. Until now.

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Business News
Business News

Lockheed Martin Code Quest Tests Students to Solve Coding Challenges and Join the Next Generation of Software Engineers

Students worked in teams to solve coding challenges during Lockheed Martin Code Quest

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