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Mark Zuckerberg gets Harvard degree 12 years after dropping out

Zuckerberg continued to be enrolled at Harvard Date : May 27, 2017 Reporter : BNN PanARMENIAN.Net - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg features in a long line of university dropouts who became millionaires after founding technology companies - Bill Gates and Steve Jobs among them.   But 12 years after leaving Harvard to work on Facebook full time, he has returned to pick up his degree, The Telegraph said. Zuckerberg founded what was then called "The Facebook" in his college dormitory in 2004. The service was at first limited only to ...Full Story

POLITICS

All the shockers from former CIA director’s explosive testimony that toughen Trump’s situation

Date : May 24, 2017 Reporter : BNN FBI Robert Mueller WASHINGTON, U.S. - In an explosive testimony, former CIA director John Brennan on Tuesday made some shocking revelations in the hearing before the House Intelligence Committee.> BNN Addressing the open hearing, Brennan told ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Following U.S. arms deal, now Boeing confirms signing several defense and commercial deals with Saudi

Date : May 22, 2017 Reporter : BNN Commercial deals with Saudi Arabia RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - As U.S. President Donald Trump made his first foreign trip since taking power, he headed to Saudi Arabia, in a bid to rekindle ties with America’s Arab allies. > BNN In the process, Boeing ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

WB predicts decline in oil supplies from non-OPEC countries

Date : April 27, 2016 Reporter : Trend WB latest Commodity Markets Outlook April 27 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: The World Bank (WB) predicts a decline in oil supplies from the non-OPEC countries by 0.7 million barrels per day in 2016 mainly due to a decrease in production at the US onshore fields, said WB ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Pope Francis decries vile attack in Syria in Easter Sunday message as millions of Christians worldwide pray for peace

Date : April 17, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Traditional Easter services ROME, Italy - With the Orthodox Christian Church and the Catholic Church celebrating Easter on the same day this year, Christianity’s most joyful day was gripped with a certain grief in many parts of the world.> BNN In his ...Full Story

HISTORY

With a heavy baggage of anti-Muslim rhetoric, Trump tells Arab allies in desert Kingdom to ‘honestly confront Islamist extremism’

Date : May 22, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Main agenda was to reset ties with the Muslim world   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Hoping to secure a victory overseas, after being burdened by the constant controversies gripping his administration back home, U.S. President Donald Trump headed to Saudi Arabia on Friday.> BNN ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

UN Aid Chief: 20 Million People in 4 Countries Face Starvation, Famine

Date : March 9, 2017 Reporter : UNO/ VoA Prevent a famine UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations says it needs $4.4 billion by July to prevent famine in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and northeastern Nigeria.> VoA U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien, who just returned from field ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Monster storm places 18 million people under blizzard warning: Five cities declare state of emergency

Date : March 15, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Thousands of flights cancelled NEW YORK, U.S. - A Northeast snowstorm has reportedly placed about 18 million people under a blizzard warning - leading to normal life being disrupted in many pockets of the country.> BNN The Nor'easter led to over 7,800 U.S. ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Mark Zuckerberg gets Harvard degree 12 years after dropping out

Date : May 27, 2017 Reporter : BNN Zuckerberg continued to be enrolled at Harvard PanARMENIAN.Net - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg features in a long line of university dropouts who became millionaires after founding technology companies - Bill Gates and Steve Jobs among them.   But 12 years after ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

‘Ransomware' cyber attack strikes England’s healthcare system, appointments cancelled, ambulances diverted

Date : May 13, 2017 Reporter : BNN NHS Digital LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking large-scare cyberattack that struck the core of England’s healthcare system - dozens of hospitals and doctor’s clinics suffered computer and telecom failure.  There has reportedly been a ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Top ten airports in world revealed

Date : September 10, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Beijing remains hot on the heels of Atlanta MONTREAL, Canada - While Middle East carriers such as Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways are making robust inroads into international air travel, the North America region still handles more passengers and cargo than any other ...Full Story

SPORTS

Rio 2016 - Margarita Mamun is the current World Record holder

Date : August 23, 2016 Reporter : The Daily Star/ ANI A win for two countries One of the best rhythmic gymnasts in the world, Margarita Mamun won the individual all-around gold in Rio de Janeiro and helped Russia win the competition for the fifth straight Olympics. A score of 76.483 was enough for her to finish ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

What Facebook really thinks of posts on hate speech, terrorism, pornography, self-harm revealed in shocking policy leaks

Date : May 22, 2017 Reporter : BNN Facebook policy revealed in the documents CALIFORNIA, U.S. - A shocking set of leaks reported by The Guardian have revealed how Facebook Inc moderates issues such as hate speech, terrorism, pornography and self-harm on its platform.> BNN The report, which cites internal ...Full Story

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