Pentagon hit by huge cyber theft

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A top Pentagon official has admitted that a massive amount of data related to new defence technologies were stolen earlier this year. “It was 24,000 files, which is a lot, but I don’t think it’s the largest we’ve seen,” William Lynn, the US deputy defence secretary, said on Thursday. Lynn revealed the […]

U.S., European Migrant Workers From Americas Are Largely Mexicans

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News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. July 15, 2011: Immigrant workers from the Americas who live in the U.S. are largely from Mexico. That’s according to the first International Migration In The Americas Report from the Organization of American States. The report’s authors found that of the emigrant workers from the […]

APNU To Contest Guyana Election

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News Americas, GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Fri. July 15, 2011: Guyanese voters are being urged to get ready for A Partnership For National Unity or APNU. The new group is being touted as not a “party” but “an association of political parties, Guyanese organizations and citizens that share a common desire to […]

US debt talks deadlock drags on

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President Barack Obama has told lawmakers he wants agreement on a US debt deal in 24-36 hours, Republican and Democratic aides say. A fifth consecutive day of cross-party negotiations at the White House between President Obama and congressional leaders failed to make a…

Powering from the rooftops – Sydney Morning Herald

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Powering from the rooftops
Sydney Morning Herald
Five thousand solar grids, which have been installed on four buildings at the university's St Lucia campus, are collectively the size of one-and-a-half football fields. UQ physicist Paul Meredith said the $7.75 million solar generating system would
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South Sudan Joins UN As 193rd Member

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UNITED NATIONS — Newly independent South Sudan became the 193rd member of the United Nations on Thursday, welcomed into the international community amid an uneasy peace with the Sudanese government in the north. General Assembly President Joseph Deiss banged a gavel signaling South Sudan’s admission to the world body by […]

U.S. Company Slammed With Charges Over Haiti Teleco

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News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. July 15, 2011: A Miami-Dade County company has been charged with bribery in the Haiti Teleco scandal. U.S. prosecutors say Florida’s Cinergy Telecommunications Inc., its president and director, the president of Florida-based Telecom Consulting Services Corp. and two former Haitian government officials were involved in […]