Iraqi forces launch assault to retake area north-east of Al-Garma
Iraqi forces launch an assault to retake an area north-east of Al-Garma district in the Sunni heartland of Anbar province from Islamic State. Julie Noce reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internationa
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Re-Evaluation and Recommendations for Redesign of the World Trade Center : Final Report
After the collapse of the World Trade Center, Towers 1 and 2, several questions were raised about the fire protection, egress and emergency evacuation systems. Full engineering services were provided to analyze the design of these systems to investigate what improvements can be made to keep the buildings standing longer, which could have saved more lives. Towers 1 and 2 each has a building footprint of an acre, stood 110 stories tall, housed 50,000 employees and an additional 26,000 visitors da
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Zoological Gardens, Regents Park, London. Stereoscopic view showing members of the public mounting an elephant for a ride. Photographed by York & Son, 1870-1900.
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Presentation of Kyrgyz Book
Along with a Kyrgyz delegation, Muratbek Imanaliev presented his latest book on Kyrgyzstan to Librarian of Congress James H. Billington. Speaker Biography: Muratbek Imanaliev is a professor at American University in Central Asia (AUCA). He was the Kyrgyz Foreign Minister in 1991-1992 and 1997-2002 and served as Kyrgyz Ambassador in China in 1993-1996. Imanaliev is the head of the public commission for foreign policy under Foreign Affairs Ministry of the republic and one of the leading foreign
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Erik Vynkier GLS 2010 interview
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Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
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"Why I Went to Iraq…Three Years Later"
japan protest poster A talk by Noriaki Imai, student environmental and peace activist. At 18 years of age, Noriaki Imai traveled to Iraq to study the effects of depleted uranium on Iraqi children. While in Iraq, he was taken hostage and threatened to be killed unless Japan withdrew its troops from Iraq. Fortunately, he was released alive, but when he returned
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Math Shorts Episode 8 - Slicing Three Dimensional Figures
This two-minute Math Shorts episode helps students understand the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing solid three-dimensional figures. The video demonstrates this using cylinders and right rectangular pyramids as the three-dimensional figures.

Please visit the PBS Learning Media library (pbslearningmedia.org/resource/muen-math­-g-slicing-3d-figures/slicing-three-dime­nsional-figures/) to access the supplementary learning materials included with this video.


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RIM profits plunge 47 percent
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Acclaimed artist Jim Dine donates collection to Museum of Art/WSU
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University's Museum of Art announced today that it received an unprecedented gift of more than 200 fine art prints from internationally acclaimed artist Jim Dine. The gift—valued at nearly $2 million—creates the largest permanent collection of Dine prints at a university in the world. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/2014/06/10/acclaimed-artist-jim-dine-donates-collection-to-museum-of-artwsu/#.U5aOg5RdUto
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2.6 Houses at Carthage, Bulla Regia and Thugga

Your next activity is to watch a video on houses of the Roman élite. The video presents houses from different parts of the empire.

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From Talking Leaves to Pixels: Cherokee, a Case Study
The Cherokee syllabary has a unique history among the world's writing systems. It evolved from handwritten forms to the printing press to typewriters all the way to text messaging. The Cherokees' adoption of technology has led to productive partnerships with the technology industry, including Google. This talk reviews the evolution of the syllabary & how technology had helped revitalize a Native American language.
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2.6 Centre and periphery

Here you have considered some of the ways in which the power and authority of the emperor were communicated to the inhabitants of the empire. The full dynamics of the relationship are difficult to reconstruct especially as the view gained is mainly from Rome looking out to the provinces rather than vice versa. It was important for the emperor to appear to be a competent ruler of the empire. It was one method used by his peers and successors to evaluate an emperor's reign. But it is often diff
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Bites, Stings, Spines, and Spurs - Venom Delivery
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What is Differentiated Instruction?
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Rethinking Investment Treaty Law: An Investor's Perspective - Repsol / YPF in Argentina [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pablo Fernandez, Carlos Lopez, Miguel Klingenberg | The recent expropriation of Repsol by the Argentine government raises important legal, diplomatic and policy issues that put into question the current system of international investment protection. This seminar invites to debate on this issues from the investor's perspective. Pablo Fernández is Professor of Finance at the IESE Business School, Madrid. Carlos López Jall is the Director of International Organizations and European Af
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The Toy That Saved Christmas, Part 1 of 5
Appearing in a TV commercial advertising his latest product, a 'Buzz-Saw Louie' toy, unscrupulous toy maker Wally P. Nezzer, convinces all of Dinkletown that "Christmas is when you get stuff!" With the town's children begging for more toys, it's sure to be the worst Christmas in Dinkletown - until one brave little Buzz-Saw Louie decides to make it the best Christmas ever with the help of the Veggie Tales crew; Larry the cucumber, Bob the tomato, and Junior Asparagus! (10:03)
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#260: Beyond exceptional: What makes a child prodigy?

Psychology researcher Dr Joanne Ruthsatz talks about the personality traits that set child prodigies apart from other children. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.