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- Woman who suffered long battle with infertility claims she got pregnant thanks to natural approach
Linda Vezzoli, 44, from London, could not conceive for years due to her auto-immune disease. When conventional medicine didn't help, she decided to turn to healthy eating and mindfulness.
Daily Mail. Friday, 17 Jan 2020.
- Navy stealth destroyer could be equipped with Prompt Strike missile system
The Conventional Prompt Strike system, which has not been field tested, has been engineered to hit anywhere within an hour and could be loaded on the USS Zumwalt.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 16 Jan 2020.
- Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles event set for Aug. 24-25
The Autumn 2020 edition of Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles will take place from Aug. 24-26 at the National Exhibition and Convention
Center in Shanghai, show organizers announced this week. ...
Furniture Today. Thursday, 16 Jan 2020.
- Fed could use negative rates if US recession strikes, Goldman Sachs chief economist predicts
The Federal Reserve could announce negative rates in the future, despite its current doubts about this unconventional measure, Goldman Sachs said.
CNBC. Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020.
- UN Plan Aims to Prevent Earth's Sixth Mass Extinction
Expected to be signed in October is a plan by the U.N. Convention
on Biological Diversity to prevent a sixth mass extinction and save humanity from being wiped from the Earth, according to The Guardian.
Newsmax. Monday, 13 Jan 2020.
- Accor to Take Over 581-Room Hotel in Rayong, Thailand
Accor has signed an agreement to manage the 571-room Star Convention
Centre in Thailand. The Star Convention
Hotel will be rebranded as the Novotel Rayong Star Convention
Centre later this year. ...
Hsyndicate. Monday, 13 Jan 2020.
- The Oil And Gas Situation: In The Midst Of A Major Global Boom
Forty years ago, the conventional wisdom about oil was that we were running out of it and needed to find ways to conserve.
Forbes. Monday, 13 Jan 2020.
- Can Dell's Alienware Concept UFO be the portable gaming PC we've always dreamed of?
As well as a plethora of conventional laptops and one or two folding concepts, Dell unveiled a prototype design for a portable gaming PC during CES 2020.The
Pocket Lint. Thursday, 9 Jan 2020.
- New vaccines to protect infants against infections
A new study puts researchers within closer reach of vaccines that can protect infants against infections by overcoming a mother's antibodies, which are known to shut down immune defenses initiated by conventional vaccines. ...
Science Daily. Wednesday, 8 Jan 2020.
- Democrats Focus on Wisconsin for 2020 Convention, Election
It will be the first time in more than a century that Democrats will nominate their presidential candidate in a Midwestern city other than Chicago.
Voice of America. Tuesday, 7 Jan 2020.
- IHFRA announces Furniture Industry Awards Gala honorees
The International Home Furnishings Representatives Assn. has announced the honorees for the 25th annual Furniture Industry Awards Gala, which will take place April 24 at the Koury Convention
Center in Greensboro, N.C. ...
Furniture Today. Tuesday, 7 Jan 2020.
- A Spectacular Agnes Denes Retrospective Asks Whether Alternative World Maps Can Reshape Geopolitics
Most famous for planting a 2-acre wheat field in Battery Park in the '80s, the 89-year-old artist Agnes Denes has challenged conventional worldviews for decades. She finally gets the retrospective she deserves at the Shed in New York City.
Forbes. Tuesday, 7 Jan 2020.
- Democratic Party faces possibility of contested national convention before 2020 general election
Democratic presidential hopefuls are facing the very real prospect of a brokered or contested Democratic National Convention
this summer. ...
Washington Times. Monday, 6 Jan 2020.
- Trump Says He'll Target Iran's Cultural Sites. That's Illegal
The Hague Convention, signed by the U.S., requires "refraining from any act of hostility" against cultural property. The Pentagon educates troops about their obligations to safeguard such sites.
NPR. Monday, 6 Jan 2020.
- Trump under fire for threat to Iranian cultural sites
The UN says both the US and Iran have signed conventions
protecting cultural heritage.
BBC News. Monday, 6 Jan 2020.
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