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Lawmakers shirk duty on smoking-ban bills

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More than 800 secondary schools across the country are set to be connected to the Internet by the end of this year. Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) awarded the first tender of the Sh4 billion U
Acting Managing Director Femi Adewole (right) said the cash came from Cameroon and African Reinsurance, an institutional shareholder
Floriculture enterprise Primarosa Flowers has moved all its operations to Nyahururu from its Athi River base
Yet, these are the people who require active State protection, lest they be trampled under the feet of local and foreign investors in their quest for higher profits.
Ahead of the next month’s presidential election in Iran, the country’s pro-conservative media are criticizing President Hassan Rouhnai’s government over the closure of a number of industrial plants an
With the prospect that Marine Le Pen could claim the presidency sowing concerns about the currency, the results of the election’s first round provided some respite.
Noam Chomsky said Nov. 8 — Election Day in the U.S. — could prove to be crucial in the survival of the human species. “Three events took place last Nov. 8,” Chomsky said earlie
Housing costs — both rents and home prices — in the Metro Orlando area rose faster than in most metropolitan areas within the state and the nation in March from a year earlier, two new reports show. T
Raytheon Missile Systems has received a $77.8 million contract for sustainment of the Sidewinder AIM-9X Block II air-to-air missile.
Whoopi Goldberg has a few suggestions for President Donald Trump if he actually wants to help people. “He is not, you know, he is not thinking about, ‘OK, how do you really put money back
Pop-up alerts that constantly pester you about fixing your system drivers for a fee want money for something you can do yourself free.
Former Fox News anchor and correspondent Heather Nauert will be the new U.S. State Department spokeswoman, the State Department said in a statement on Monday. Nauert was most recently an anchor for Fo
Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday indicated support for a convicted murderer held on Alabama’s death row who argued he had a right to an independent medical expert to assess his ment
Sonavex, a medical device company in Baltimore, has raised $3 million to push the firm through the regulatory approval process for its device to detect blood clots. The round was led by Grey Sky V
The federal Parent Plus loan program has millions of borrowers, many with subprime credit ratings. Its default rate exceeds the rate for U.S. mortgages at the peak of the housing crisis, and the debt
An Orlando-based financial tech company has landed at a prestigious accelerator program backed by one of the world’s largest banks., which has been designing artificial intelligence-based produ
Those responsible for the death of an American paramedic whose vehicle struck a landmine in eastern Ukraine should be brought to justice, Russia’s foreign minister has said. Read more here.  The
The United States Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches t
News and notes on leadership as seen through sports: the inspiring example set by Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu; what NFL owners donated to President Trump's inauguration; and, the devalu
Actress Allison Janney joined the women of “The View” Monday and inevitably the conversation turned toward her role on the political television series “The West Wing.” Despite
Ukraine offers China Railway International Group a number of projects for investment, including the completion of the fourth branch of Kyiv Metropoliten and the construction of a new bridge, the Minis
President Donald Trump won’t be attending this year’s White House Press Correspondents’ Dinner, but quietly invited some of his favorite news outlets for a small, private reception Monday ahead
New Delhi, 24 April Prime Minister Narendra Modi's request to states for reactions to a proposal for a change in the financial year to January-December from the current April-March indicates the gover
India Inc raised USD 1.69 billion from overseas markets in March 2017, up 11.6 percent from a year ago.
As oil begins to flow through the DAPL, improving the economics and safety of shipping crude from the Bakken region, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's efforts to obstruct pipeline projects in his state pro
President Donald Trump has been nervous about media coverage marking his first 100 days in office, which is why he’s tried to preempt negative press by touting some of his administration’s
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear General Motors' appeal of a lower court ruling.        
---Drop the pointer table sent with this -----Taking note of liberalisation in the foreign investment rules for the food processing sector here, Italian companies are looking to secure a bigger piece
The fishing of crayfish in Lake Naivasha by a group of Chinese investors has now been stopped after a sharp drop in the catch.
The fishing of crayfish in Lake Naivasha by a group of Chinese investors has now been stopped after a sharp drop in the catch.
For the consolidated numbers for the fourth quarter of FY17 â?? the 45 percent growth in revenue was driven by 50 percent and 26 percent growth in refining and petrochemicals respectively.
GUANGZHOU, China - Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to have some unhappy supporters south of the border if he goes after Canadian energy with trade sanctions.
TORONTO - North American stock indexes surged in what was described as a relief rally following the first round of France's presidential elections. Emmanuel Macron, seen as pro-business and friendly

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