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Zoroastrian Center Observes New Year Celebrations In Chicago -

Zoroastrian Center Observes New Year Celebrations In Chicago
The Zoroastrian Association of Greater Chicago observed Gatha Days and Muktad Prayers and meals ceremonies and Zoroastrian New Year's (Nowruz) celebrations at the 'Darbe Mehr? or temple in Burr Ridge, Ill. Aug. 12- 17. The center, which was built in ...

Redbridge Zoroastrians celebrate New Year with a feast - Ilford Recorder 24

Ilford Recorder 24

Redbridge Zoroastrians celebrate New Year with a feast
Ilford Recorder 24
To celebrate, Zoroastrians ?break bread together? by gathering with friends and family to feast. ?Navroze Mubarak,? said the members of the Redbridge community wishing each other a happy New Year. It is believed about 200 Zoroastrians live in the ...

Bringing Zoroastrian cuisine to the fore - The Express Tribune

The Express Tribune

Bringing Zoroastrian cuisine to the fore
The Express Tribune
The Zoroastrian community might be small, but they have big hearts and an even bigger appetite for good food. Individual dishes such as Dhansak Chawal (lentil vegetable stew served with caramalised brown rice), Sali Murghi (chicken with potato straws) ...

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Brazil's Rousseff ousted in end to impeachment process

Brazil's former President Dilma Rousseff, who was removed by the Brazilian Senate from office earlier, speaks at the Alvorada Palace in BrasiliaBy Maria Carolina Marcello and Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate removed President Dilma Rousseff from office on Wednesday for breaking budgetary laws, ending an impeachment process that has polarized the scandal-plagued country and paralyzed its politics for nine months. Senators voted 61-20 to convict Rousseff for illegally using money from state banks to boost public spending, putting an end to 13 years of leftist Workers Party rule in Latin America's largest economy. Conservative Michel Temer, the former vice president who has run Brazil since Rousseff's suspension in May, was to be sworn in by the Senate at 4 p.m. local (1900 GMT) on Wednesday to serve out the remainder of the presidential term through 2018.

First U.S.-Cuba scheduled passenger flight in decades set to depart

Ground crew hold U.S. and Cuban flags near a recently landed JetBlue aeroplane at the Abel Santamaria International Airport in Santa Clara, CubaBy Jeffrey Dastin FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The first regularly scheduled commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than half a century was set to depart on Wednesday, opening another chapter in the Obama administration's efforts to open trade and travel with the former Cold War foe. The first of several U.S. carriers to begin serving Cuba in the coming months, JetBlue Airways Corp was due to fly from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Santa Clara, a central city known for its monument to revolutionary leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, JetBlue Chief Executive Officer Robin Hayes, other officials and journalists were set to travel on the 150-seat Airbus A320.

Key Islamic State leader killed in apparent U.S. strike in Syria

IS spokesman and head of external operations Abu Muhammad al-Adnani is pictured in this undated handout photoBy Angus McDowall and Phil Stewart BEIRUT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Islamic State said on Tuesday one of its most prominent and longest-serving leaders was killed in what appeared to be an American air strike in Syria, depriving the militant group of the man in charge of directing attacks overseas. A U.S. defense official told Reuters the United States targeted Abu Muhammad al-Adnani in a Tuesday strike on a vehicle traveling in the Syrian town of al-Bab. Adnani was one of the last living senior members, along with self-appointed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who founded the group and stunned the Middle East by seizing huge tracts of Iraq and Syria in 2014.

Turkey wants to 'cleanse' strip of territory on Syrian border

A member of Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) patrols in the border town of JarablusBy David Dolan JARABLUS, Syria (Reuters) - Turkey wants to clear Islamic State from a 90-km (56-mile) stretch of territory on the Syrian side of its border, an official said on Wednesday, a week after it launched an incursion that has strained ties with the United States. Operation "Euphrates Shield", in which Turkish troops and tanks entered Syria in support of rebels for the first time, began on Aug. 24 with the swift capture of Jarablus, a town a few km (miles) inside Syria that was held by the militant group. The bulk of Turkish-backed forces have since moved further south into territory held by militias loyal to the Kurdish-aligned Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a coalition supported by Washington in its bid to defeat the jihadists.


Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

FILE - This May 18, 2013 file photo shows Hannah Hooper, left, and Christian Zucconi of Grouplove performing as part of Party in the Park at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. Grouplove's, ?Ways to Go,? was the most viral track on Spotify, from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/RobbsPhotos/Invision/AP, file)The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 20 to Sunday, Oct. 26 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

Chris Brown, a singer better known for his violence

US singer Chris Brown, pictured preformin in May 2016, was arrested after keeping officers outside his palatial Los Angeles home for hours as he took to Instagram to upbraid the police to his legion of fansNew York (AFP) - Chris Brown's arrest after a bizarre standoff with police has reinforced a reputation the singer is unlikely to want -- as one of the world's most high-profile perpetrators of domestic violence.

Prison sentence sought for Illinois man in photo hack case
CHICAGO (AP) ? Federal court records show that prosecutors are seeking a nine-month prison sentence for an Illinois man accused of hacking into email and electronic accounts of 30 celebrities and stealing private information, including nude videos and photos.

James Hinchcliffe taking a risk on 'Dancing' stage
James Hinchcliffe is one of the most personable ? and marketable ? drivers in the IndyCar Series. He's been a natural fit for the star-strapped series in every promotional opportunity presented, yet he is far from a household name.


Energy drags Wall St. lower; S&P down slightly in August

Traders work on the floor of the NYSEStocks ended lower on Wall Street on Wednesday, as energy shares tracked oil prices lower, and the S&P posted a loss for August, the first negative month for the benchmark index since February. The Nasdaq gained 1 percent in August and the S&P shed 0.1 percent, speaking to stocks' resiliency after the S&P hit an all-time high mid-month. The energy sector of the S&P 500 ended 1.4 percent lower on Wednesday, its largest daily decline in three weeks, as U.S. crude futures fell more than 3 percent.

Irish cabinet delays decision on Apple tax appeal

File photo of Ireland's national flag flying above a statue in DublinBy Padraic Halpin and Conor Humphries DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's cabinet could not agree on Wednesday whether to fight a European Commission ruling against Dublin's tax dealings with Apple , raising questions over any appeal and the government's stability. Finance Minister Michael Noonan has insisted Dublin would appeal any adverse ruling ever since the EU investigation began in 2014. Dublin has just over two months at the latest to make an appeal against the Commission's ruling that the U.S. tech giant should hand over to Ireland unpaid taxes of up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) ruled to be illegal state aid.

U.S. private payrolls rise solidly; pending home sales jump

A U.S. military veteran applicant holds his resume at a hiring fair for veteran job seekers and military spouses at the Verizon Center in WashingtonU.S. private employers maintained a steady pace of hiring in August and contracts to buy previously owned homes surged in July, suggesting the economy was regaining sufficient momentum for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year. Other data on Wednesday showed a sharp moderation in factory activity in the Midwest this month amid shrinking order books, indicating the manufacturing sector continued to be hobbled by the residual effects of a strong dollar and oil price slump. "This should give the Fed confidence that the economy is strong enough to generate new employment and importantly, that the economy has enough forward momentum to withstand an interest rate hike," said Chris Rupkey, chief economist at MUFG Union Bank in New York.

Alere lawsuit accuses Abbott of 'buyer's remorse' in proposed merger

Traders gather at the booth that trades Abbott Laboratories on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeAlere claims in its complaint that Abbott has avoided responding to a second request by the Federal Trade Commission in a bout of "buyer's remorse" spurred by a desire to free up capital for Abbott's other major planned deal - a $24 billion acquisition of rival St. Jude Medical . Abbott denied the allegations, arguing that Alere's financial problems and related delays in filing its financial statements had slowed the deal's progress. Abbott also said it had been approached by a whistleblower who alleges that Alere is deliberately hiding information about its Indian operations.

 CBC Technology & Science

Scientists find earliest fossil evidence of life on Earth
Oldest Fossil

The earliest fossil evidence of life on Earth has been found in rocks 3.7 billion years old in Greenland.

Africa's elephants are being wiped out, census shows
World Elephant Day KENYA-TOURISM Aug 2015 Amboseli Park

The number of savanna elephants in Africa is rapidly declining and the animals are in danger of being wiped out as international and domestic ivory trades drive poaching across the continent, according to a study released Wednesday.

The crazy quest to send spaceships to an Earth-like planet at Alpha Centauri
Breakthrough Starshot

Scientists recently announced they had found an Earth-like planet in the star system next door. What will it take to send spacecraft there? And how close are we?

Curious radio signal stirs talk of extraterrestrials
Neptune-sized planet

Could a curious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope be a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization? Probably not, but astronomers in California are taking a second look anyway.

 Health & Weight Loss

IMS Health und Quintiles geben Spitzenführungskräfte für die ... -

IMS Health und Quintiles geben Spitzenführungskräfte für die ...
IMS Health Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:IMS) und Quintiles Transnational Holdings Inc. (NYSE:Q) haben heute die wichtigsten Rollen ihrer Führungskräfte des ...

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European Health Award : Sechs Projekte im Endspurt um Award - Ärzte Zeitung

European Health Award : Sechs Projekte im Endspurt um Award
Ärzte Zeitung
BAD HOFGASTEIN. Zum zehnjährigen Jubiläum des European Health Award haben es sechs grenzübergreifende Gesundheitsprojekte in die engere Auswahl für den mit 10.000 Euro dotierten Preis geschafft. Die nominierten Projekte behandeln Themen ...

Health Media Award 2016 auf Rekordkurs - -

Health Media Award 2016 auf Rekordkurs -
Der Branchenwettbewerb für erfolgreiche Gesundheitskommunikation bricht in diesem Jahr alle Rekorde. Die unabhängige Jury um Jurypräsident Dr. med. dent ...

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September-Heft im AppStore & Google Play - Men's Health (Blog)

Men's Health (Blog)

September-Heft im AppStore & Google Play
Men's Health (Blog)
Lesen Sie die digitale Version von Men's Health auf dem iPad und Android-Geräten bereits 2 Tage vor dem Print-Heft (immer am Montag ab 11 Uhr vor dem offiziellen Erscheinungsdatum). Die digitale Version von Men's Healthbietet alle Inhalte des ...

 CBC Consumer Life

IFA 2016 | Weniger Consumer Electronics, dafür legen Smartphones, Tablets ... - Notebookcheck


IFA 2016 | Weniger Consumer Electronics, dafür legen Smartphones, Tablets ...
Laut Bitkom wird der Markt für Consumer Electronics zunehmend vom Trend zum "Smartphone plus X" angetrieben. Als "Smartphone plus X" bezeichnet der Bitkom dabei die Möglichkeit, leistungsstarke Smartphones mit klassischer Unterhaltungselektronik ...

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IFA nennt sich nicht mehr Funkausstellung - CIO

IFA nennt sich nicht mehr Funkausstellung
Heute bezeichnet sich die Messe nicht mehr als Internationale Funkausstellung, sondern nennt sich offiziell IFA mit dem Zusatz "Consumer Electronics Unlimited". In diesem Jahr findet die Messe unter dem Funkturm offiziell vom 2. bis zum 7. September statt.

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Marketing Guidance (Sponsored Post) : Consumer Centricity ... -

Marketing Guidance (Sponsored Post) : Consumer Centricity ...
Die digitale Transformation eröffnet Unternehmen die Chance, Beziehungen zu den Konsumenten so intensiv und verbindlich zu gestalten, wie dies nie zuvor möglich war. Die von Defacto X entwickelte Basisstrategie Consumer Centricity liefert die ...

Deutschland: Mondi möchte im Bereich Wellpappe, Papier und ... - EUWID Verpackung

Deutschland: Mondi möchte im Bereich Wellpappe, Papier und ...
EUWID Verpackung
Die Mondi Group, London und Johannesburg, möchte auf dem deutschen Markt für Wellpappe und Papier sowie im Bereich Consumer Packaging wachsen.

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