afp afp

Definition(s):

  • (n) an abnormally large amount of this fetoprotein in the fetus can signal an abnormality of the neural tube (as spina bifida or anencephaly)

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Protesters gather in Brazil despite concessions

    Demonstrators hold a banner before clashes late on June 19 in the center of Niteroi. / Christophe Simon, AFP/Getty Images SAO PAULO (AP) - Protesters gathered for a new wave of massive demonstrations in Brazil on Thursday, extending the protests that have sent hundreds of thousands of people into the streets since last week to denounce poor public services and government corruption.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Obama in Berlin: 'Our work is not yet done'

    AFP/Getty Images From left, President Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit arrive at the stage in front of the Brandenburg Gate today. BERLIN — President Obama is challenging Americans and Europeans not to become complacent even though the Cold War is over. Obama is speaking at...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Corporate Cash Flowing to Business Investment: AFP Survey

    WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data in the AFP 2013 Liquidity Survey released today by the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) and underwritten by RBS Citizens, corporate ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The cohesion of the G20 was striking," Harper said at his closing press conference. "We're following different policies but with a single objective; to ensure growth and recovery in a durable and balanced way. - AFP
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Stephen Harper Source: DAWN.com

  2. "I'm concerned that the AFP will recommend the attorney-general impose a new control order," Hicks says in a video seen by Australian Associated Press.
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: David Hicks Source: The Australian

  3. "We are expecting protests and (this has been considered) in all planning for security," Mr Coates said. "We hope that the protests are peaceful, but we have every confidence in the AFP to ensure the safe journey of the torch."
    on Apr 6, 2008 By: John Coates Source: The Age

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