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Senate sleuths focus on ex-State Department aide in Clinton email ‘cover-up’ (Fri, 27 May 2016)
Senate sleuths focus on ex-State Department aide in Clinton email ‘cover-up’As Hillary Clinton seeks to rebound from a highly critical report from the State Department’s inspector general, Senate investigators and a conservative group are zeroing in on newly revealed evidence about the activities of a now retired State Department computer specialist in orchestrating what they charge was a “cover-up” of the former secretary of state’s email practices. The role of John Bentel, whose identity as a key figure in the email probes was first reported by Yahoo News on Wednesday, is expected to be one focus of questioning today when Clinton’s former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, is deposed in a lawsuit brought by Judicial Watch over the State Department’s handling of Freedom of Information Act requests relating to Clinton’s emails, according to a source close to the case.

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Statue of Liberty, other world sites threatened by climate change, says U.N. (Fri, 27 May 2016)
Statue of Liberty, other world sites threatened by climate change, says U.N.The Statue of Liberty is seen in New York harbor. Climate change might dampen Lady Liberty’s glow, according to experts. The United Nations released a report Thursday saying 31 natural and cultural World Heritage sites in 29 countries are vulnerable to the effects of climate change: rising temperatures, rising sea levels, intensifying storms, longer droughts and so on.

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Research Fellowships and Conference Sponsorship (Thu, 30 Jun 2016)
The Co-operative Research Programme (CRP)'s Call for Applications for conference sponsorship and research fellowships for funding in 2017 is now OPEN. The CRP supports work on sustainable use of natural resources in agriculture, forests, fisheries and food production.
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How's life in Portugal? (Tue, 31 May 2016)
This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2016.
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