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2015-05-30 08:20:15

UN children's agency kicked off #HighFiveIt Campaign to celebrate women's soccer and save children's lives--first $1 in Canadian donations to be matched by the Government of Canada HAMILTON,

2015-05-30 00:20:13

UN children's agency kicked off #HighFiveIt Campaign to celebrate women's soccer and save children's lives--first $1 in Canadian donations to be matched by the Government of Canada HAMILTON,

2015-05-28 23:05:48

SkyLIFE's innovative humanitarian aid delivery system was used to successfully airdrop previously undroppable cooking oil for the first time in South Sudan. Toledo,

2015-05-26 16:25:27

First sports club ever to become global partner for the UN organization; four-year agreement will feature UN Women logo on players' jerseys NEW YORK, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today

2015-05-18 12:22:52

State is among world's least carbon-intensive economies; in top ten renewable energy generation, clean tech investment and energy productivity SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In

2015-05-18 08:25:34

New Report Ranks Countries by Energy, Economy and GHG Emissions SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In advance of the historic United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris

2015-05-15 12:29:46

TORONTO, May 15, 2015 /CNW/ - NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: NWH.UN) ("NWH") and NorthWest International Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment

2015-05-12 23:02:36

On Monday morning in Geneva, for the first time, five countries challenged the US on their anti-abortion restrictions during the Universal Periodic Review of the United States's human rights

2015-05-12 08:26:21

NEW YORK, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Dr. Henrik O.

2015-05-07 08:20:42

Launch Coincides with UN Global Road Safety Week SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today the addition of a Driver Safety Scorecard to Trimble®


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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.