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Source: BBC

First glimpse of the royal baby bump

Tuesday 22:48 GMT

The Queen and other senior royals were told about the pregnancy on Friday, when they gathered in Windsor for Princess Eugenie's wedding.

Presented with the cuddly kangaroo, Meghan said: "Our first baby gift!" while Prince Harry described the boots as "awesome". Prince Harry is one of the founders of the competition for injured military personnel.

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Source: Common Domain

Paul Allen: A Champion for Pro Sports in the Pacific Northwest

Wednesday 17:17 GMT

By 2002, the Seahawks were playing in what’s now called CenturyLink Field—one of the most intimidating venues in the NFL with raucous fans called the “12th Man.”. “Paul Allen was the driving force behind keeping the NFL in the Pacific Northwest,” NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said in a statement. “The raising of the ‘12th Man’ flag at the start of every Seahawks home game was Paul’s tribute to the extraordinary fan base in the Seattle community.”

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Source: DW

German Chambers of Commerce confident about Indonesian economy

Friday 15:27 GMT

DW spoke with the head of the German Chambers of Commerce in Indonesia, Jan Rönnfeld, about the country's economic situation.

In the run up to the conference, DW spoke to the CEO of the German Chambers of Commerce (AHK) in Indonesia, Jan Rönnfeld. Half of the attendees will hail from the region, and Indonesia itself, which ranks among the 20 largest economies in the world.

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Source: Common Domain

Coca-Cola Names Company Veteran as New CFO in Leadership Shuffle

Friday 17:18 GMT

Coca-Cola Co. KO -0.55% , which is attempting to keep pace with increasingly health-conscious consumers, named a new finance chief Thursday amid plans for current CFO and company veteran Kathy Waller to retire next year.

The CFO transition was part of a shuffle of leadership at the soft-drink giant, with Coke also appointing new chief operating and chief technical officers. Mr. Quincey has aimed to get the iconic company to shed a culture of cautiousness, expand into new categories and bring products to market faster.

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Source: The Week

Why green space is good for kids' brains

Saturday 15:26 GMT

This story originally appeared as More evidence that green space helps develop young brains on Pacific Standard, an editorial partner site.

It finds the positive cognitive impact of green space, while small, was similar for kids "in deprived and non-deprived neighborhoods." In other words, even poorer kids, who might not have the sort of brain-building resources available to wealthier ones, appear to benefit from exposure to the natural world.

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Source: CBS News

Hurricane Willa on verge of becoming Category 5 storm off Mexico's Pacific coast

Today 14:31 GMT

MEXICO CITY — Newly formed Hurricane Willa rapidly intensified off Mexico's Pacific coast Sunday and early Monday and became a major Category 4 storm on the brink of turning into a Category 5, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

"While some weakening is forecast by tonight and Tuesday, Willa is expected to be a dangerous hurricane when it reaches the coast of Mexico," the NHC warned. In its latest advisory, the NHC said Willa was about 195 miles south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico, and moving north at about 5 mph.

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Source: CBS News

Hurricane Willa on verge of becoming Category 5 storm off Mexico's Pacific coast

Today 14:31 GMT

MEXICO CITY — Newly formed Hurricane Willa rapidly intensified off Mexico's Pacific coast Sunday and early Monday and became a major Category 4 storm on the brink of turning into a Category 5, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

"While some weakening is forecast by tonight and Tuesday, Willa is expected to be a dangerous hurricane when it reaches the coast of Mexico," the NHC warned. In its latest advisory, the NHC said Willa was about 195 miles south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico, and moving north at about 5 mph.

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Source: CBS News

Hurricane Willa becomes Category 5 storm off Mexico's Pacific coast

Today 16:21 GMT

MEXICO CITY — Newly formed Hurricane Willa rapidly intensified off Mexico's Pacific coast Sunday and early Monday and became a major Category 5 storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

"While some weakening is forecast by tonight and Tuesday, Willa is expected to be a dangerous hurricane when it reaches the coast of Mexico late Tuesday or early Wednesday," the center said. The center said Willa was about 175 miles south-southwest of Las Islas Marias, Mexico, and some 135 miles southwest of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico, and was moving north at about 7 mph.


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