September 19, 2020         
Miles Christi to Ordain 1st American Priest   •   Helen of Troy Limited Announces Earnings Release Date, Conference Call, and Webcast for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Results   •   While Washington debates who can better protect Americans overseas, German courts display deep bias Against a Non-German African   •   Publix Named Among Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Women   •   Video Game Play is Booming. What do Parents Need to Know?   •   Campbell Appoints Camille Pierce as Chief Culture Officer   •   New Citi Impact Fund Announces First Investments   •   AJC Mourns Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg   •   Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and communities   •   Approval of Settlement of Canadian Boston Scientific Transvaginal Mesh Litigation   •   Unifor raises $134,000 to aid domestic violence victims   •   Empowering women leadership in the agriculture and agri-food sector   •   Canada and Wabaseemoong Independent Nations sign a Relationship Agreement: Comprehensive Response to Mercury and Human Health in   •   Asana Named No. 8 on the 2020 Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work® and Fortune   •’s New Coffee Matching Algorithm Guarantees the Perfect Cup   •   Ultimate Software Ranked #2 on Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Women 2020 List   •   The Integration and Development of Religion and Chinese Culture   •   Dr. Scholl’s Shoes Wins Footwear Honor at the Accessories Council’s Design Excellence Awards for the Second Year in   •   Emily Leproust, Ph.D., to Receive 2020 Rosalind Franklin Award   •   BET, National Urban League and an Expanding List of Key Impact Partners Unite on National Black Voter Day, Friday, September 18
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UN to Meet on Global Economic Crisis   
Effects on developing countries at top of agenda

American Shot Dead in Mauritania 
Witnesses say two armed men shot the American dead in Nouakchott after he resisted a kidnap attempt

Somali Pirates Release Hijacked Dutch Vessel 
Released vessel, 'MV Marathon,' was seized May 7 in Gulf of Aden

Awakening Africa’s Sleeping Giant   
New study says continent’s Guinea Savannah could become a major agricultural powerhouse

Guinea-Bissau Election Campaign Enters Final Days   
Eleven candidates are running to succeed long-time President Joao Bernardo Vieira, who was killed in March

Tsvangirai Mission Draws to a Close with Mixed Results   
UK offers Zimbabwe limited humanitarian aid, joins other donors in making larger recovery pledges conditional on political and economic reform

Safer Treatment Found for AIDS-Related Cancer in Developing Countries 
Approach developed in United States in 1990s helps cut mortality in Africa today

USA Takes on World's Best Team at Confederations Cup 
USA team prepares for semi-final showdown with Confederations Cup Group A winner Spain, which is considered best team in world

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