Putin plans to leave G20 early amid tensions
After Western leaders blasted Moscow for its role in the Ukrainian crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to leave the G20 summit early, according to a member of his delegation. Jillian Kitchener 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 includ
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2.1 Learning and culture

As discussed in Reading 1.6, the behaviour of all living organisms that determines their resource use is mostly controlled by a set of models encoded in their genetic material. Most significant changes in the behaviour of a particular species of organism are usually a result of genetic evolution. But, some
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5.3. 1 What would you include in such a test?

An advisory group which drew up proposals for the new ‘Life in the United Kingdom’ naturalisation test, believed that the ‘two senses of “citizenship”, as legal naturalisation and as participation in public life, should support each other. In what has long been a multicultural society, new citizens should be equipped to be active citizens’ (Home Office Immigration and Nationality Directorate, 2003, Section 2).

Although they claimed that becoming British ‘does not mean assi
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Current Electricity
This is a tutorial about electric circuits.  The following topics are included:Lesson 1 - Electric Potential DifferenceLesson 2 - Electric CurrentLesson 3 - Electrical ResistanceLesson 4 - Circuit Connections
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Article :: Ten Tips for Getting the Most Out of Adobe SiteCatalyst
Are you getting the most out of SiteCatalyst? After all, your organization is very vested in the tool. Vidya Subramanian Ravi offers 10 tips for SiteCatalyst tracking, setup, and reporting.
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Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar on Bailouts, Protectionism and Why Europe Is a ‘Dec
Spain is struggling with the highest unemployment rate in Western Europe, as well as soaring national debt and a pension shortfall that make many people wonder if the region's fifth-largest economy will require a bailout similar to those granted to Greece and Ireland. Yet despite these challenges, the solution to the country's problems -- according to former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar, who recently spoke at Wharton -- is fairly simple: more fiscal discipline.Author(s): Knowledge@Wharton

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2.2.1 Craft manufacturing

Craft manufacturing describes the process by which skilled craftspeople produce goods in low volume, with a high degree of variety, to meet the requirements of their individual customers. Over the centuries, skills have been transmitted from masters to apprentices and journeymen, and controlled by guilds. Craftspeople usually worked at home or in small workshops. Such a system worked well for small-scale local production, with low levels of competition. Some industries, such as furniture manu
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Stage space and characterisation in Caribbean yard plays
This lecture from Dr Lynette Goddard (Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre at Royal Holloway, University of London) focuses on the tradition of the Caribbean yard play to examine how the organisation of stage space relates to the experiences of the characters.
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The limits of responsive regulation
When a business, industry, or individual refuses to comply with a law it is not always clear what action will be effective in resolving the problem. Responsive regulation responds to the context of unlawful behaviour by drawing on different levels of the regulatory pyramid. At the base are self-regulatory measures, with the ‘tough stuff’ of harsh enforcement and sanctions at its peak. If the base is ineffective, regulatory responses move up towards the peak. Looking at passive smoking and
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Expedition 44/45 crew targets May launch to ISS
NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren, Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Kimiya Yui will launch to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on May 26. They will join NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, Russian cosmonaut and station commander Gennady Padalka and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko as members of Expedition 44. They are scheduled to remain aboard the space station as part of Expedition 45 until returning to Earth in
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Happiness by Design [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Paul Dolan | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor quality of this podcast. The question and answer session has been removed. Professor Paul Dolan will define happiness in terms of experiences of pleasure and purpose. He will describe how being happier means allocating attention more efficiently: towards those things that bring us pleasure and purpose and away from those that generate pain and pointlessness. Behavioural science tells us that most of what we do is not so
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Apple watch finally shows its face
Apple lets consumers try out the Apple Watch - the latest hardware innovation from the tech giant. As Joel Flynn reports, many are watching to see whether this will be the tipping point for wearable tech. 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 busi
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"I recall being nervous." Professor Robert F. Curl on his Nobel Week experience
Interview with Professor Robert F. Curl Jr. by freelance journalist Marika Griehsel at the 55th meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, June 2005.
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CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
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Leading in change
Professor Dame Sandra Dawson led a team of consultants who advised the Department of Health on the establishment of their recently announced National Leadership Council, which has been designed to champion leadership in the NHS as it enters a new stage of reform. She explains that in order to achieve true transformational change, leadership for large and diverse organisations needs to encourage, guide and support development from the grassroots up through the use of leadership pipelines and ment
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Lesson 09 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 09 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn to ask people how they're feeling and to answer the question yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
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Making a Clover Charm Key Chain
This video demonstrates how to make a four leaf clover key ring using foam or construction paper, glitter, a jump ring, and a key chain.  The process is shown and explained step-by-step.
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2.5.4 Activités 30 et 31

Activité 30

Listen to people talking about dates in the French calendar. Note the dates of the events in the table below.

Écoutez et notez les dates:

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4.2 Environmental and labour standards

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Look back at Section 1. Why do trade unions in rich countries take up the cause of poor environmental and working conditions in developing countries as they did at Seattle? And why are developing country governments unwilling
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The NYSE-Deutsche Börse Merger: Building a Powerhouse or a Dinosaur?
The proposed merger between the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Deutsche Börse (DB) could mean big changes for the American icon, which heralds the opening of the markets each day with the ring of a bell. Although experts say an NYSE listing is still the sign of a blue-chip company, exchanges are struggling to remain relevant in a high-tech financial world. Similar pacts are proliferating between other exchanges as the organizations try to stay one step ahead of an increasingly interconnecte
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