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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Hays posted a job you might be interested in


Structural Design Engineers - New Build Design

Canterbury & West Coast, New Zealand, NZ - Civil Engineering

  • Mature Graduate to Intermediate Level Appointment

  • New Build & Refurbishment Projects

  • Negotiable Salary Package

This leading New Zealand consultancy specialise in Engineering and Infrastructure projects on a national scale. Their Structural Engineering team work on a wide variety of projects for Commercial and Government sector clients that include strengthening projects, alterations and extensions, to major new buildings and refurbishment projects operating across Christchurch.

They currently have an opportunity for a mature graduate to intermediate level senior Structural Engineer to join their Christchurch office. You will be responsible for a variety of projects and will include new build and refurbishment work, seismic assessments and strengthening projects, seismic analysis and design, site supervision and contract administration on projects. You will support the Structural Team Leader with larger more complex engineering new build designs and run your own projects.

To be successful you will have a BE Civil Engineering qualification with NZ design experience. If you want more project diversity and not repetitive seismic strengthening work then we urge you to apply in the strictest confidence. For more information and a confidential discussion please contact James Ward on 04 473 6860 or forward your CV to

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Posted April 09, 2015 at 05:35AM from LinkedIn


KPMG US posted a job you might be interested in


Manager, Advisory

Columbus, Ohio Area, US - Accounting, Banking, Management Consulting

Business Title:

Manager, Advisory

Requisition Number:




Area of Interest:

Information Technology






KPMG’s Advisory Services Practice focuses on fundamental business issues – managing risk, increasing revenues, controlling costs – that organizations, across various industries, should address in order to help them flourish. We help companies to identify and manage risks inherent in business processes and technology systems that support business objectives, and provide them with the information needed to help them meet their strategic and financial goals. We are currently seeking a Manager in Technology Enablement Solutions, specializing in State & Local Government, for our Management Consulting practice to join us in our Columbus office.Responsibilities:•Evaluate integrator and client deliverables related to requirements specification, process analysis, system-based and manual controls, functional design, technical design, and test plans for state and local government engagements •Conduct on-going reviews of integrator deliverables through systems development life cycle (SDLC) •Evaluate risks related to requirements management, business process definition, testing processes, internal controls, project communications, training, and organizational change management •Clearly communicate business functional and technical issues to various levels of clients and internal staff •Manage and/or support the delivery of advisory services to clients related to business integration, specific to financial and health and human services system implementations•Lead and support business development activities at clients, such as identification, proposal development, and other pursuit activities, while working with the appropriate KPMG resources from other service lines and industries •Develop and maintain/manage client relationships •Manage or support the management of engagements according to KPMG’s financial/cost management policies Qualifications:•At least five years of experience as a business or technical analyst during the system and/or user acceptance testing planning or execution of a public sector information technology transformation engagement in a team environment •Experience within the State & Local government industry, specifically within the Health and Human Services Domain•Bachelor’s degree is preferred in an appropriate major such as social sciences, public administration, business administration, computer science, technical sciences or information systems from an accredited college/university •Experience with project, program, or portfolio management specifically with large-scale transformation programs involving business and process organization and technology components, PMP required•Knowledge of software quality principles: risk based testing, requirements testing, and management •Experience selling, delivering, building and management teams •Exemplary communication skills required•Knowledge of Oracle and SAP ERP Implementations encouraged•Knowledge of State Based Exchanges, Integrated Eligibility Systems, or Child Welfare Systems encouraged





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Posted April 09, 2015 at 05:17AM from LinkedIn


Accenture Australia posted a job you might be interested in

Accenture Australia

Customer Analytics Senior Manager

Australia, AU - Management Consulting

Customer revolution is changing everything. It’s everywhere – transforming how we work and play. Accenture is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of this revolution, you’ll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on.

As part of Accenture, you’ll help businesses grow in entirely new ways. You’ll drive revenues, increase efficiencies and reduce costs. All while enhancing a little thing called brand equity.


Do you enjoy collaborating with other analytics pros to find valuable customer insights that are the secret ingredient in driving effective marketing strategy execution and campaign management? Or perhaps you’re known as a thought leader for your expertise around analytical approaches and framework such as propensity modeling, scenario planning, and next best action. If you love analytics as much as we do, you may be just the expert we are looking for.


There will never be a typical day at Accenture Interactive, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference while working on exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing space.

The Customer Analytics Senior Manager is responsible for providing external-facing strategic business solutions and insights aligned to projects and consulting assignments to senior level executives in the areas of corporate strategy, transaction analysis, strategic due diligence, post-merger integration, corporate restructuring, marketing strategy, Strategic IT Effectiveness (SITE),shareholder value and divestitures. They will also manage a team of Consultants/Analysts or provide guidance to peers and less experienced consultants.

Here’s a snapshot of your responsibilities:

• Sale and delivery of Analytics Projects in Australia New Zealand marketplace.

• Designing and developing larger high quality business solutions and other projects.

• Evaluating customer's business needs, thus contributing to strategic planning of business processes and directions.

• Responsible for your own analytics P&L to drive profitability.

• Being accountable for defined work assignments/projects often involving immediate action or short term planning of human and other resources.

• Planning and coordinating resources necessary to complete product implementation and assisting in preparation of major strategic proposals.

• Performing rigorous analysis to identify potential value creating opportunities, developing cohesive conclusions, and presenting key findings at the executive level.

• In some cases, accountable for multiple and complex work assignments, project budgets, delivering within timeframes, and short/long term resource planning.

• Support the sales process for customer analytics consulting solutions, customer software platforms or next best action / recommendation engine platforms

• Collect client requirements on data sources, define analytical approach, and create a work plan to execute the analytics from end to end

• Work with Marketing, Sales and Product Development clients to provide insights and recommendations at an executive level

• Help define customer analytics processes and deliverables (e.g., propensity models, segmentation, decision tree analysis, recommendation engines, software platform support, etc.)

• Communicate analytic outputs to executive business clients and make recommendations in terms of changes in strategies or tactics driven by analytical insights

• Create program plans and methodology to track results of analytic implementation

• Manage offshore and onshore teams and QA daily deliverables

• A degree in statistics is preferred (not mandatory)

• 15 + years’ experience in relevant specialised business areas and or consulting.

• 10+ years of experience in statistical software such as SAS and/or R.

• Experience using visualisation tools such as Tableau, QlikView, Python etc to analyse large volumes of business critical data is a must.

• Knowledge of Campaign management tools like Aprimo, etc

• Experience in creating automated data feeds.

• Experience in transforming data insights into actionable business strategies and presenting them to senior stakeholders and business partners.

• Specialist knowledge of one or more industries or segments, coupled with strong analytical and data modelling skills.

• Prior experience leading a team.


Preferred Skills :

• Good understanding of RDBMS and Data Structures.

• Good knowledge of writing complex SQL queries.

• Strong aptitude, motivation and interest in conducting quantitative analysis to transform data into impactful information and intelligence

• High adaptability to newer technologies and emerging analytics techniques

• Good understanding of end-to-end process in marketing, sales, and service organization


• Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.

• You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.

• Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.

• Access to leading-edge technology.


Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here—what’s stopping you from pursuing it?

Accenture is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All suitably qualified applicants will receive equal and fair consideration for employment.

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Posted April 09, 2015 at 05:20AM from LinkedIn


Hays posted a job you might be interested in


Specialist Analysis and Improvement

Mackay Area, Australia, AU - Accounting

  • $550-550 per day

  • Accommodation Provided

  • 5/2 Roster

An exciting long term contract is available with a top tier coal mining company based on site near Dysart.

This role will involve budget preparation, reporting daily on the health of the Maintenance Budget and working with the Maintenance Planning and Management Teams.

We are ideally seeking candidates with BMA Induction and a Coal Board Medical for this position. You will have a good working knowledge of SAP extracting various reports, be able to produce daily / monthly cost and variance reports on expenditure, budget preparation and understanding of budgeting and ideally have skills in BA modelling and using Xeras as budgeting tool. This position requires strong reporting and analytical skills, as well as competence in Excel and Large ERP systems.

This is long term contract starting May and finishing 31st December 2016. You will be provided accommodation for the duration of the contract. The working roster is a normal work week 5 days on / 2 days off on a competitive day rate of $500-550 per day + Super.

For more information, please contact Hays Senior Finance - Rhiannon Wilson 07 4771 5100. To apply, please submit your CV via the APPLY button below (preferred) or via email

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Posted April 09, 2015 at 05:19AM from LinkedIn


Verizon posted a job you might be interested in


Accounts Payable Administrator

Tulsa, Oklahoma Area, US - Accounting, Financial Services, Telecommunications

For problem-solvers and the analytically inclined: Help a world-leader in technology invest strategically, allocate wisely and drive shareholder value. Formulate groundbreaking processes, provide in-depth analysis and expertly manage Verizons assets.


This position will be responsible for but not limited to auditing and set up and maintenance of vendors for multiple business groups in multiple systems. Responsible for following and applying company policies and procedures to job function. Work closely with Vendors and internal customers to resolve vendor maintenance related issues. Maintain audit and processing turnaround standards set by management.


Required Skills & Experience

- Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment

- Detail oriented and the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy

- Good verbal communications skills and the ability to interact with internal customers

- Good time management skills and the ability to work independently

- Excellent data entry skills

- Good analytical and reconciliation skills

- Basic knowledge of accounting fundamentals

- Strong working knowledge of Accounts Payable systems, preferably SAP and PeopleSoft

- Demonstrated experience serving internal and external customers/suppliers

Desired Skills & Experience

- 2 – 3 years accounts payable experience with an emphasis on Vendor Maintenance

- Associate Degree in Finance or equivalent work experience

- Works well in a team environment

- Ability to adapt quickly to new procedures and systems

- Familiarity with quality tools and principles

- Fundamental knowledge of desktop software packages designated as necessary to do the job

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor

  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals

  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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Posted April 09, 2015 at 05:18AM from LinkedIn


KPMG US posted a job you might be interested in


Manager, International Tax

Greater Atlanta Area, US - Accounting, Banking, Management Consulting

Business Title:

Manager, International Tax

Requisition Number:



Tax Services

Area of Interest:

International Tax






When you choose KPMG as the place to build your career in tax, you can really add value. KPMG's tax partners and professionals pride themselves on understanding our clients' business strategy and needs, providing a broad range of federal, state, local and international tax services to meet those needs. We are currently seeking a Manager to join our International Tax practice in our Atlanta office.


  • Serve as an international tax advisor to clients in a range of industries on international tax services and offerings

  • Assist with business development for the expansion of services to new and existing clients; work collaboratively with other practice groups within tax, the firm, and non-U.S. KPMG member firms to bring the right services and experience to address and resolve client issues

  • Manage, direct, monitor, and deliver multiple client engagements teams while maintaining active communication with clients in an effort to manage expectations and help ensure client satisfaction

  • Research, write, and review client tax advice relating to domestic and international tax matters

  • Manage and direct international aspects of outsourced or co-sourced compliance and other quantitative oriented international tax engagements.

  • Monitor and convey to clients information regarding U.S. technical developments as well as their application to Federal and International tax issues


  • Five plus years of broad experience in international corporate taxation, or five plus years of broad experience in M&A or federal tax and a desire to move into international corporate taxation

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university; licensed CPA or JD / LLM or Foreign equivalent, combined with Enrolled Agent (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that doesn’t currently possess one of the aforementioned credentials/designations will be required to secure one within one year from the commencement of employment)

  • Candidates with international corporate tax experience should have previous experience with several of the following common international tax planning areas: Outbound Transactional Structuring, Subpart F and 954(h), Inbound Transactional Structuring, Check the Box Principles, U.S. Tax Treaty Research and Interpretation, Repatriation Strategies, Intellectual and Intangible Property Planning, Structured Finance, Base Shifting, FSC/EIE, Foreign Tax Credit Planning, Transfer Pricing, and International Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Candidates with other experience seeking to move into international corporate taxation should have in – depth experience in planning areas relevant to their existing discipline

  • Strong planning, research, and communication skills, as well as general knowledge of corporate tax compliance

  • Solid understanding of FAS 109 and U.S. federal taxation

KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

No phone calls or agencies please.

One Firm. One Team.Countless Opportunities.

KPMG Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace.

KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192).





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Posted April 09, 2015 at 05:17AM from LinkedIn


CSC posted a job you might be interested in


Workday Certified Sr. Consultant

Greater Atlanta Area, US - Information Technology and Services

Workday Analysts


We are seeking bright and motivated Workday consultants to fill Workday Functional HR Senior Consultant roles.

Accepted candidates will have deep experience in HR business processes and have implemented/upgraded several HR ERP systems. This position requires an average of 50% travel with projects executed remotely and on-site at CSC client locations nationwide.

General Duties/Tasks: - Provide Workday functional consulting services by acting as subject matter expert and leading clients through the entire systems development lifecycle

- Work on all project phases including fit/gap, configuration, and testing

- Assist clients in fully integrating the Workday system into their current business environments and provide input on best practices

- Advise client on options, risks, and any impacts on other processes or systems

- Configure the Workday system to meet each client’s unique business requirements

- Complete tasks efficiently and in a timely manner

- Report progress to clients and project managers

- Continually seek ways to improve the process of delivering Workday solutions

- Share knowledge to continually improve implementation methodology

Required Skills: - Minimum of 3 years HR ERP experience with Oracle E-Business or PeopleSof

- Extensive experience with implementations as an HR, benefits or payroll functional lead

- Experience with the full lifecycle of both implementations and upgrades

- Significant Higher Education and/or Public Sector industry experience

- Solid understanding of setup tables, processing, and reporting requirements

- Solid understanding of various HR business processes

- Ability to develop creative solutions

- Workday Certification and experience

Leadership Skills:

· Demonstrated ability to manage project scope and client expectations

· Demonstrated follow-through on assignments and issue resolution

Consulting Skills: - Clear and effective communication

· Consistently produce clear, concise status reports

· Builds confidence and trust with clients

· Displays effective analytical skills

Essential Job Functions

  • Participates in gathering business requirements through a variety of techniques (e.g., facilitated workshops, work sessions and interviews) and prototyping business solutions (Business).

  • Analyzes requirements and develops high-level and detailed business process designs to the elementary business process (EBP) level and derived logical process (DLP) level (Business).

  • Supports gap analysis highlighting current state, future state, client needs, best practices and competition (Business).

  • Develops standards, templates, and procedures to aid in the development of the required work products (Methodology).

  • Leads a team of 4-6 company resources, in area of expertise, to conclusion of a project phase (Management).

  • Reviews programs designed from high level specifications or derived logical processes (DLPs) ensuring that they meet client specifications (Technical).

  • Establishes and maintains networking relationships with middle management in client organizations (Relationship Management).

  • Understands client needs and matches them to relevant services or products; manages client expectations (Leverage).

  • Understands and communicates goals and critical success factors for the project; sells ideas persuasively and paces the communications properly (Communication).


    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

    • Bachelor's degree in business, computer science or related field preferred

    • Five or more years of experience in business analysis and design, preferably within a consulting environment

    • One to two years of relevant experience in a particular business or industry specialty area included

    • Experience working with techniques and approaches for process and entity modeling

    • Experience working with techniques, tools, and approaches for data cleansing and conversion

      Other Qualifications

      • Strong analysis and design skills

      • Good communication skills

      • Ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment

      • Ability to devise creative business solutions

      • Ability to convey a strong presence, professional image, and deal confidently with complex business problems

      • Willingness to travel

        CSC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age (40 or over), or genetic information. CSC's commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.

No salary provided

Posted April 09, 2015 at 05:16AM from LinkedIn


Norway to pay reparations to Roma for racist policies and suffering under Nazis

Prime minister Erna Solberg apologises for discrimination which led to dozens of Roma dying in Nazi death camps after being denied re-entry into Norway

Prime Minister Erna Solberg has apologised for discrimination against Norway’s Roma population before and after the second world war, calling it a dark part of the country’s history, and promised to pay reparations.

The Scandinavian country’s small Roma minority, of around 500, have campaigned since the 1990s for compensation for their mistreatment.

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The Police Are America's Terrorists

Last Saturday, Walter Scott was driving his Mercedes in North Charleston, S.C., when he was pulled over by police officer Michael Slager for driving with a broken taillight. Scott had a complicated life, as many of us do. He was employed and engaged; he owed back child support; in all likelihood he really didn’t want to go to jail. When Slager approached, Scott ran.


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White House Supports Efforts to Ban on ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Gay and Transgender Youth

The decision comes in response to the suicide of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn

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Hays posted a job you might be interested in


Head of Programme Development, Education

Singapore, SG - E-Learning, Education Management

My client is a pioneer in the private education sector, with a mandate to grow and transform its business in Singapore in the next 2 years. A senior leadership opportunity is currently open and they are recruiting for an experienced and strong candidate to be the next Head of Product Development to oversee curriculum development and planning for their Diploma to Bachelor programmes.

As a trailblazer in learning technology and pedagogy design, you are responsible for designing, conceptualising and developing various online, offline and blended learning modules and programmes that are effective and sustainable. You will encourage and motivate both Educators and Students to participate in collaborative and self-directed learning, whilst liaising closely with lecturers, external education contractors and leading authorities in implementation and delivery. You will also study trends in the education and private industries to ensure that your programme offerings are competitive and in demand.

The successful candidate has at least 8 years of Product Development experience in the Education industry. You are highly experienced in IT and Business, and have a strong track record in leadership and curriculum development. You are a firm and proactive leader with a strong network of contacts across various industries. A strong presenter, you are also versatile in your approach and have a passion in information technology and education.

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria may apply directly or submit their applications to Samantha Han (Reg ID: R1331281) at Hays Singapore (

SGD9000.00 - SGD10000.00 per month

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Veteran CBS Newscaster Bob Schieffer Announces Plan to Retire

The 78-year-old newsman, who has worked at CBS for nearly half a century, hosts the Sunday morning program “Face the Nation.”

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Barack Obama calls for end to 'conversion therapies' for LGBT youth

US president urges an end to psychiatric therapies that seek to change the sexual orientation of gay, lesbian and transgender people

Barack Obama has called for an end to psychiatric therapies that seek to change the sexual orientation of gay, lesbian and transgender youth, the White House said.

The White House statement, written by senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, came on Wednesday in response to a petition calling for Obama to back a law to ban conversion therapy, which is supported by some socially conservative organizations and religious doctors.

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Cops Say David Miscavige Spent $10K a Week Spying on His Elderly Father

Scientology leader David Miscavige was apparently so paranoid he hired two private detectives to keep tabs on his father and advised them to "not intervene in any way" if the 79-year-old had a heart attack.


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Hays posted a job you might be interested in


Finance Manager

Hong Kong, HK - Accounting, Banking, Financial Services


Global Bank

HKMA & HKFRS Knowledge A Must

Excel Your Finance Career

Our client who is a recognisable bank in the financial services industry is currently looking to hire a Finance Manager responsible for their Hong Kong business.

Reporting to the head of finance, you will be responsible for overseeing full books, head office reports and regulatory and statutory returns. You will be responsible for looking over compliance, budget and expenses and internal and external auditing matters.

You must be a university graduate in accounting or related discipline with at least 5 years of experience in the banking or financial services industry. You must have knowledge of both HKFRS and HKMA regulatory reporting requirements. You must possess strong Excel skills and have a good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese. Knowledge of project management and treasury products is an advantage.

Take this opportunity to join a reputable bank!

If you are interested, please send your CV to or contact Gabriela Chan at +852 2521 1299.

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Posted April 09, 2015 at 04:32AM from LinkedIn


Nokia Networks posted a job you might be interested in

Nokia Networks

Account Manager

Fuzhou, Fujian, China, CN - Information Technology and Services, Telecommunications

Senior Sales Professional within broad business/product area responsible for generating orders and revenue by persuading customer to buy.¤ Jobs eligible for Nokia sales incentive compensation plans (not STIP) have to meet all of the following elements: ¤ 1.Sales person (individual/manager) with accountability and responsibility for one or more of the following: customer orders, revenue, sell-out, sell-through .¤ 2.Sales person (individual/manager) with responsibility for persuading a customer to buy .¤ 3.Primary focus of the role on the persuasion phase of the sales process (sell-in and/or sell-out) .¤ 4.Requires consistent customer focus and contact .¤ 5.Quantitative measures of success are defined and available .¤

Main Responsibility Area

Acts as a main contact point for key customers. Understands customer's strategic and business plans. Implements account strategy. Identifies products and/or solutions and develops a product offering to meet customer needs at an optimum profitability. Builds understanding of customers key business drivers and uses this knowledge for creating profitable business. Acts as an operational business manager, relationship manager, sales person and business developer in his/her defined business area.

Position Description

leading team to further develop FJMCC busiess ,especially in 4G , new innovations services etc.

Position Requirements


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At Pearl River, Four Decades of Helping New Arrivals From Asia

The Chinese department store in Manhattan, which opened in 1971, has been a welcome alternative to restaurant and supermarket jobs for immigrant workers. It will close in December because of a significant rent increase.

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Video of Fatal Shooting of Walter Scott Reignites Debate on Police Use of Force

Evidence provided by a bystander with a camera phone clearly shows Officer Michael T. Slager firing eight times as Mr. Scott tried to flee after a traffic stop.

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Kenya Struggles Over Best Response to University Attack

Opposition leaders demanded that troops be pulled from Somalia and accused the president of trying to emasculate the judiciary by flouting a court order and calling up 10,000 police recruits.

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Rand Paul Gets the TV Spotlight and Turns It on Interviewers in Testy Encounters

The Republican presidential candidate’s quick-tempered side was showing in an appearance on the “Today” show on Wednesday.

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French TV network TV5Monde hijacked by pro-Isis hackers

Company says it was unable to broadcast any of its channels and lost control of its websites and social media sites, where threats against soldiers were posted

French television network TV5Monde says it was hacked by individuals claiming to belong to Isis, bringing television broadcasts to a halt and taking over its websites and Facebook page.

“We are no longer able to broadcast any of our channels. Our websites and social media sites are no longer under our control and are all displaying claims of responsibility by Islamic State,” the broadcaster’s director general, Yves Bigot, said.

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