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Asian stocks rise on upbeat data, Fed hawks lift dollar
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Asian stocks rise on upbeat data, Fed hawks lift dollar

Published by Reuters UK By Kevin Buckland TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Thursday, taking cues from a strong rally on Wall Street after robust economic data and upbeat corporate guidance boosted investor appetite. The dollar hovered near its highest this week after Federal Reserve officials continued to stress that policy tightening is far […]

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Suspected drones over Taiwan, cyber attacks after Pelosi visit
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Suspected drones over Taiwan, cyber attacks after Pelosi visit

Published by Reuters By Yimou Lee TAIPEI (Reuters) – Suspected drones flew over outlying Taiwanese islands and hackers attacked its defence ministry website, authorities in Taipei said on Thursday, a day after a visit by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi that outraged China. China was to begin a series of military exercises around […]

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Stimulus Check From Rhode Island: Gov. Mckee Announces 0 Child Tax Credit
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Stimulus Check From Rhode Island: Gov. Mckee Announces $250 Child Tax Credit

Published by ValueWalk States are continuing to send targeted relief to their residents to help them offset the impact of rising gas prices and inflation. These states are sending the relief money in one form or another, such as a tax rebate, child tax credit, etc. Rhode Island is the latest state to join this […]

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2009 Nobel Prize Winners
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2009 Nobel Prize Winners

The list of 2009 Nobel Prize winners is now complete with Monday’s announcement of the Nobel Prize for Economics. Two ceremonies will be conducted in Stockholm and Oslo on December 10 to award the Prizes to the winners of this year’s Nobel. Here are the 2009 Nobel Prize Winners Nobel Prize in physiology or medicineThe […]

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Business Sector is Failing Diversity

A recent report released by Green Park has exposed the failing diversity across the business sector, as the number of ethnic minorities and women gaining leadership has become a growing concern. Despite a campaign by former business secretary Vince Cable to encourage at least one non-white director by 2020, there is still a decline in […]

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Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen hangs up on Obama thinking it’s a prank call

When a man sounding extremely like Barack Obama called a Florida congresswoman Wednesday, she assumed it was a prank call. Rep. Ilena Ros-Lehtinene, a Republican, got a call from the President-elect, didn’t believe it was him, and hung up on him. Twice! Is she a little paranoid? I guess bipartisanship is a hard pill to […]

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Barack Obama impeachment groups start on Facebook
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Barack Obama impeachment groups start on Facebook

The guy isn’t even sworn into office yet but people on Facebook are calling for his resignation. “Impeach Barack Obama” group has attracted more than 4,000 members and a lively debate about the Democrat’s election victory on Tuesday over Republican John McCain. One member wrote: “I’m seriously moving to Canada.”Another one marked: “I can’t believe […]

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As the Referendum looms closer 64% of students worry about what will happen if we leave Europe
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As the Referendum looms closer 64% of students worry about what will happen if we leave Europe

People across the UK are discussing the EU referendum and whether or not to vote to stay in the EU or vote to leave, it’s quite a hot topic at the moment and research suggests that students at university are quite troubled about the effects of a Brexit, with 64% stating that they have concerns […]

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Artists Join Arizona Immigration Law Protests
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Artists Join Arizona Immigration Law Protests

Artists, most of the foreign roots, have joined the mounting protests against the implemented law in Arizona where being an illegal alien means facing a criminal offense. Among those who already spoke up are Colombian singer Shakira and Puerto Rican heartthrob Ricky Martin. Some Canadian indie singers have joined the foray too. Shakira, who was […]

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Barack Obama’s Health Care Summit Live (UPDATED)
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Barack Obama’s Health Care Summit Live (UPDATED)

US Health Care Summit Live Stream: US President Barack Obama is having a health care summit in Washington today. This meeting is open to the public to watch and is available life via C-Span and YouTube’s Citizen Tube. Obama summons both the Republicans and the Democrats to this White House summit to engage in direct […]

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