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Tonali and Zaniolo return to Italy squad as Pobega earns first call-up

Sandro Tonali and Nicolo Zaniolo have returned to Italy’s squad for their next World Cup qualifiers, while Torino midfielder Tommaso Pobega has earned a first call-up. Roberto Mancini’s men face Switzerland at Stadio Olimpico next Friday in a likely shootout for top spot in Group C, with the sides level on 14 points. The Azzurri…

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Reflect America Fellowship applications are open!

Washington, D.C. – WEBWIRE – Friday, November 5, 2021 NPR has opened applications for its Reflect America Fellowship, a year-long position aimed at bringing a greater diversity of voices to NPR’s news coverage. Applications are open until 11:59 EST p.m. on Dec. 12, 2021. During the 12-month fellowship, the Reflect America fellow will work with…

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MTN and Airtel get “approval in principle” to launch mobile money services in Nigeria

Telecom giants MTN and Airtel, on Friday said they have received approval in principle from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to operate payment service banks (PSBs) in the country. “This is the first step in the process towards a final approval, subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions as stipulated by the CBN,” MTN…

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Packers’ Jordan Love on Starting Opportunity vs. Chiefs: ‘I’m Confident in Myself’

Christian Petersen/Getty ImagesGreen Bay Packers backup quarterback Jordan Love will get his first NFL start Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, but the 2020 26th overall pick doesn’t sound nervous.”I prepared for this, and I’m confident in myself,” Love told reporters Friday about the opportunity to start in place of reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers and…

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Science & Nature
Drinking Alcohol To Stay Healthy? Here’s What the Latest Science Says

Increased mortality risk among current alcohol abstainers might largely be explained by other factors, including previous alcohol or drug problems, daily smoking, and overall poor health, according to a new study published on November 2nd, 2021, in PLOS Medicine by Ulrich John of University Medicine Greifswald, Germany, and colleagues. Previous studies have suggested that people…

PAHO awards Malaria Champions of the Americas for 2021, launches Multisectoral Action Guide to support fight against the disease thumbnail
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PAHO awards Malaria Champions of the Americas for 2021, launches Multisectoral Action Guide to support fight against the disease

Municipalities in Guatemala and Peru recognized for sustained effort against malaria despite the COVID-19 pandemic.  Washington, DC, November 5, 2021 (PAHO) – The municipalities of La Gomera in Guatemala and Andoas in Peru were today awarded the 2021 Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Malaria Champions of the Americas prize for their work in achieving sustained decreases in malaria cases in the last four years.  The awards were presented during a PAHO forum to mark Malaria Day in the Americas, which takes place on 6 November. During the virtual event, PAHO and its…

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Pelosi says House will forge ahead with infrastructure vote, despite progressive opposition

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Canada’s IGM May Launch Bitcoin, Ether Products in 2022

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg labels COP26 a ‘failure’ as youth demand action

Swedish campaigner Greta Thunberg on Friday branded the UN climate summit in Glasgow a “failure” during a mass protest in the Scottish city demanding swifter action from leaders to address the emergency. Thunberg said pledges from some nations made during COP26 to accelerate their emissions cuts amounted to little more than “a two-week long celebration…

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Waste management in Columbia SC just got better and easier with redbox +

Waste management in Columbia, SC, just got better and more manageable with Redbox+ roll-off dumpster rental. With a new roll-off dumpster rental service from Redbox+, residents of Columbia will no longer need to worry about the inconvenience of hauling their trash to a landfill or recycling center on garbage day. The roll-off dumpsters are delivered…