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Israel Backs Jewish Settlers In West Bank – Video



Israel Backs Jewish Settlers In West Bank
Israel's Defence Minister Moshe Ya'alon Sunday authorised Jewish settler families to move into a controversial building in the old city of Hebron in the West…

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City centre boosted by HIE return

The Inverness Courier Follow us on Saturday 12 Apr 2014 7:23 AM Written byVal Sweeney HIE will move into BT’s premises, Fraser House, next month. Economic development body Highlands and Islands Enterprise will move back into Inverness city centre next month. The switch from its current headquarters at Cowan House on the Retail and Business Park involves 140 staff relocating to Fraser House the BT exchange building in Friars Lane for 18 months while new permanent offices are built on the education campus at Beechwood.

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Windfarms can reduce house prices by up to 12%, says LSE

Findings contrast with earlier study and will fan homeowners' demands for compensation when windfarms are approved Large windfarms can knock as much as 12% off the values of homes within a 2km radius, and reduce property prices as far as 14km away, according to research by the London School of Economics. The findings contrast sharply with a report by the Centre for Economics and Business ..

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Bombardier to Highlight its Business Jet Lineup at ABACE 2014

“ABACE is a wonderful opportunity for Bombardier to present its products”, said Michael Han, Regional Vice President, Sales, China. “With a very strong fleet of over 105 Learjet, Challenger and Global business jets based in Greater China, Bombardier is well-positioned to build on its current presence in the region as a world-class provider of efficiency-enhancing business aircraft. 2014 will be another very exciting year of growth for Bombardier in the country and region.”

Over the next 20 years, Bombardier forecasts over 2,420 business jet deliveries for the overall business aviation industry in Greater China(1). The demand, driven by economic growth, globalization and the increase in the number of billionaires in those markets, is expected to rise even further. With the industry’s most comprehensive product portfolio and a commitment to customer satisfaction, Bombardier continues to grow its leadership position in the business aviation industry. From light jets to large, ultra long-range aircraft, Bombardier offers a solution to all customers, whatever their requirements may be.

Challenger 300 aircraft: The dependable Challenger 300 jet offers true transcontinental range and superior long-range cruise speed, with eight to 10 passengers. Its 3,065 nm (5,646 km) range connects Shanghai with Jakarta non-stop. Its superior airfield performance allows it to operate out of 5,000 ft (1,524 m) runways with ease*. The Challenger 300 jet offers great performance and value in its class, combined with a dispatch reliability that has consistently been above 99.7 per cent, it has exceeded customer expectations since its entry-into-service in 2004.

Challenger 605 aircraft: The revered Challenger 605 jet builds upon the legacy of productivity, quality and reliability of its predecessor, the peerless Challenger 604 jet, leading its market share segment throughout the world. Featuring one of the widest stand-up cabins of any large category business jet available today, it can soar six passengers 4,000 nm (7,408 km) from Shanghai to Dubai*.

Global 6000 aircraft: The Global 6000 jet’s unrivalled cabin size and levels of comfort combined with an optional stand-up shower and the Bombardier Vision flight deck means no other purpose built business jet comes close in terms of high-speed range capability and traveler comfort. Offering the ultimate in technology, this intrepid jet can link Shanghai with San Francisco non-stop, with eight passengers and three to four crew*.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world’s only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montral, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, we posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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The Richest Rich Are in a Class by Themselves

The rallying cry of the Occupy Movement was that the richest 1percent of Americans is getting richer while the rest of us struggle to get by. Thats not quite right, though. The bottom nine-tenths of the 1Percent club have about the same slice of the national wealth pie that they had a generation ago

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Magnitude-5.1 earthquake shakes Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES A moderate earthquake that rattled a swath of Southern California forced several dozen people in one community out of their homes after firefighters discovered foundation problems that made the buildings unsafe to enter, authorities said Saturday.

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Quake Forces Evacuations in Southern Calif.

Los Angeles A moderate earthquake that rattled a swath of Southern California forced several dozen people in one community out of their homes after firefighters discovered foundation problems that made the buildings unsafe to enter, authorities said Saturday.

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Quake forces evacuations in S. California

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Swiss Parliament Approves Free Trade Agreement with China

Mar 29 2014 UAE ranks first in Vietnamese phone imports ,MENAFN (MENAFN) The UAE has become the largest importer of Vietnamese phone sets and accessories, Xinhua reported. The Gulf state’s imports of phones from Vietnam soared 100 percent year-on-year since … Mar 29 2014 Qatar’s signs USD23b worth of military deals ,MENAFN (MENAFN) Qatar said that it signed military contracts worth around USD23 billion, Arabian Business reported. The contracts are to buy attack helicopters, guided missiles, tankers and other weapons … Mar 29 2014 Dubai’s Select Group to launch Marina towers project ,MENAFN (MENAFN) Dubai-based Select Group said that it plans for a USD816 million project in Dubai Marina called the Residences Marina at Gate, Arabian Business reported. The new development is a three … Mar 29 2014 Nakheel awards USD190m construction contract ,MENAFN (MENAFN) Nakheel announced that it awarded USD190.5 million contract for the construction of its Warsan Village Community to Ginco General Contracting, Xinhua reported The developer said the … Mar 29 2014 Swiss Parliament Approves Free Trade Agreement with China ,Qatar News Agency (MENAFN – Qatar News Agency) The Swiss parliament has passed the free trade agreement between Switzerland and China. The Senate approved the agreement 25 to three, with 11 abstentions. In … Mar 29 2014 Kuwait Oil Company Dismisses Gas Leak Reports ,Qatar News Agency (MENAFN – Qatar News Agency) Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has denied online reports claiming that a gas leakage took place at one of its oil facilities. “Reports on a toxic gas leakage are ungrounded … Mar 29 2014 UNHRC Adopts Four Resolution In Favor Of Palestine ,Qatar News Agency (MENAFN – Qatar News Agency) The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted last night four decisions in favor of Palestine, five against Israel, under the agenda item 7, “Human Rights … Mar 29 2014 KOC dismisses gas leak reports ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has denied online reports claiming that a gas leakage took place at one of its oil facilities. “Reports on a toxic gas leakage are … Mar 29 2014 Egypt Stock Exchange loses EGP three bln ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The Egyptian Stock Exchange had lost about EGP three billion in this week’s trading, where the market capitalization for companies listed in the Egyptian Stock … Mar 29 2014 KFAD signs USD 100 mln loan with Egypt ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAD) announced signing a loan agreement of about USD 100 mln to fund Asyut steam power plant with a capacity of 650 … Mar 29 2014 Kuwait- Real estate sales grew by 22 pct in February ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) reported Friday that the local real estate data for February show sales totaling KD 266 million, up by 22 percent year on year … Mar 29 2014 KCCI delegation arrives in Arbil for Iraq investment forum ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Chairman of Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ali Mohammed Thunayan Al-Ghanim arrived in Arbil city, Kurdistan region, leading a business delegation to the … Mar 29 2014 Humanitarian situation in Syria remains bleak – Amos ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) UN top aid official Valerie Amos on Friday told the Security Council that the humanitarian situation in Syria is “bleak” and is likely to get worse, amid Council … Mar 29 2014 US “deeply troubled” over Syrian minority violence ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The US Department of State said Friday it is “deeply troubled” by recent fighting and violence that is endangering the Armenian community in Kesab area, northwest … Mar 29 2014 UK urges immediate action on Syria humanitarian crisis ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Friday called on the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad to provide immediate humanitarian access to 9.3 million … Mar 29 2014 US, Iraq sign coop. agreement addressing chemical weapons risks ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The U.S. and Iraq signed a strategic bilateral cooperation agreement addressing risks of chemical weapons. The agreement formalizes the two sides’ cooperative … Mar 29 2014 In memory of those missing since Iraq”s 1990 invasion of Kuwait ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) More than 20 years have passed since Iraq’s occupation of Kuwait and the fate of hundreds of Kuwaitis and other nationals remains unknown. Abducted by Iraqi … Mar 29 2014 Kuwait supports UN resolution on accountability for Syria human rights violations ,Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) (MENAFN – Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait voted on Friday in favor of a UN Human Rights Council resolution stressing the need to ensure that all those responsible for violations of international … Mar 29 2014 Kuwait Entrepreneurs Learn 3 C’s Of Business ,Arab Times (MENAFN – Arab News) Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) – Kuwait Chapter held an exciting workshop that focused on the art of giving entertaining business presentations while engaging with your … Mar 29 2014 Kuwait- Noor Posts Net Profit Of KD 9.05 Mln In ’13 ,Arab Times (MENAFN – Arab News) Noor Financial Investment Company declared its results for the year 2013 achieving a net profit of KD 9.05 million (Earnings per Share of 24.71fils)representing a growth of 100% … more…

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MicroPact Doubles Size of Northern Virginia Headquarters

HERNDON, Va., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –MicroPact Inc., a leading developer of dynamic case management and Business Process Management software solutions, has signed a 10-year lease that essentially doubles the size of its headquarters at 12901 Worldgate Drive.

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