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Cyclists bike through New York City’s five boroughs

By Patrick Palugod EBC New York Bureau NEW YORK (Eagle News) – One of the worst days of traffic in New York City was the absolute best day of the year for cyclists – the TD Five Boro Bike Tour. …

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Kindness makes a difference: INC members give a cup of coffee and a helping hand to the homeless in Manchester, UK

    People can become homeless for lots of different reasons — from social causes, unemployment and poverty.  But there are also plenty of opportunities to lend a helping hand. Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) members in Manchester, the …

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EBC’s NET 25 fine tuning digital presence; NET 25 digital TV can be viewed on Channel 49

NET 25, Eagle Broadcasting Corporation’s television station, is currently testing its digital TV through ISDB-T to give its audience a better viewing experience. “NET 25 broadcasts can be viewed currently through our digital TV via Channel 49,” said EBC in …

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In photos: Young INC members in Japan help clean up public places, join worldwide clean-up drive

  Armed with their brooms, trash bags, and other cleaning materials, young Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) members in Hamamatsu, Kawasaki, Okinawa, Shinagawa and Yokota, along with all the other young members of the INC in Japan, worked in …

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In photos: INC youth members in Australia join worldwide clean-up drive

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WHO reports new Ebola case in DR Congo, vaccine this week

  KINSHASA, DR Congo (AFP) — The head of the World Health Organization said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and that an experimental vaccine to fight the disease is expected to …

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Trump pledges to safeguard Chinese telecoms jobs

    by Issam Ahmed © Agence France-Presse WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump said Sunday he was working with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to prevent telecom giant ZTE from going out of business after it was …

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The challenge of space gardening: One giant ‘leaf’ for mankind

  Kerry Sheridan Agence France Presse MIAMI, Florida, United States (AFP) — It’s not easy having a green thumb in space. Without gravity, seeds can float away. Water doesn’t pour, but globs up and may drown the roots. And artificial …

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NASA plans to send mini-helicopter to Mars

  by Kerry Sheridan Agence France Presse TAMPA, United States (AFP) — The US space agency said Friday it plans to launch the first-ever helicopter to Mars in 2020, a miniature, unmanned drone-like chopper that could boost our understanding of …

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Rockefeller Collection sold for record-smashing $832 million

  NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — In what was billed as the “sale of the century,” the art collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller, comprising 1,500 pieces, sold at auction for a record-breaking $832.5 million, Christie’s said Friday. The figure …

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Toss back big fish, especially females: study

TAMPA, United States (AFP) — When fishing, local laws often require anglers to throw back any fish that are too small. But a study Thursday found it is more important to toss back big ones, especially females. That’s because they …

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Olympic hockey champ warns of mental pressures for elite athletes

by Pirate Irwin © Agence France-Presse LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — British hockey star Helen Richardson-Walsh — who battled back from depression to win an Olympic gold medal in Rio — says young athletes need help to manage the pressures that …

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