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St. Catharines Standard
Niagaran representing Canada in RussiaWhen Simon Price was a teen, he thought little of sitting in a classroom. “I d
Niagaran representing Canada in Russia
St. Catharines Standard / Posted an hour ago
When Simon Price was a teen, he thought little of sitting in a classroom. “I didn’t like school,” the now 36-year-old said, while thinking back to a time when he felt working and making money far outweighed the value of education. The St.... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Niagaran representing Canada in RussiaWhen Simon Price was a teen, he thought little of sitting in a classroom. “I d
Niagaran representing Canada in Russia
Niagara Falls Review / Posted an hour ago
When Simon Price was a teen, he thought little of sitting in a classroom. “I didn’t like school,” the now 36-year-old said, while thinking back to a time when he felt working and making money far outweighed the value of education. The St.... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Niagaran representing Canada in RussiaWhen Simon Price was a teen, he thought little of sitting in a classroom. “I d
Niagaran representing Canada in Russia
Welland Tribune / Posted an hour ago
When Simon Price was a teen, he thought little of sitting in a classroom. “I didn’t like school,” the now 36-year-old said, while thinking back to a time when he felt working and making money far outweighed the value of education. The St.... Read more
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NJ.com
Top Liberian security official sues N.J. State Police for racial profilingTRENTON — The head of Liberia's National Security Agency claims he was racially
Top Liberian security official sues N.J. State Police for racial profiling
NJ.com / Posted 3 hours ago
TRENTON — The head of Liberia's National Security Agency claims he was racially profiled and illegally detained by state troopers at a New Jersey shopping mall, NJ Advance Media has learned. Fombah Sirleaf, the stepson of Liberian President Ellen... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Fight Night: Personal Attacks, Court Debate For GOP HopefulsRepublican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try a
Fight Night: Personal Attacks, Court Debate For GOP Hopefuls
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 11 hours ago
Republican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try and project legal gravitas after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. That was a fairly civil discussion. Then came the brawls. First, Donald Trump and... Read more
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The New Yorker
Supreme ConfidenceAntonin Scalia. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a favorite on the feminist lecture circu
Supreme Confidence
The New Yorker / Posted 17 hours ago
Antonin Scalia. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a favorite on the feminist lecture circuit; Clarence Thomas has vivid stories of growing up as a “nappy-headed little boy running barefoot” around Pinpoint, Georgia; Sandra Day O’Connor is the preferred... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Storm over FCID tea cupThe Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), subject to much criticism d
Storm over FCID tea cup
Sunday Observer / Posted 21 hours ago
The Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), subject to much criticism due to the nature of the investigations it carries out against those responsible for financial irregularities during the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime, completes its first... Read more
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Salon.com
“They’re all corruptions of American democracy”: Race, vote buying and the insidious new assault on the poorMary Frances Berry is one of America’s most prominent civil rights and social j
“They’re all corruptions of American democracy”: Race, vote buying and the insidious new assault on the poor
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
Mary Frances Berry is one of America’s most prominent civil rights and social justice activists, as well as a distinguished historian, author and academic administrator. Although she has played many roles and written many books, her longest, most... Read more
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The Atlantic
Against ‘Humanism’2016, given that come on—she had convened an all-white panel to judge this year
Against ‘Humanism’
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
2016, given that come on—she had convened an all-white panel to judge this year’s festival entrants. Invoking the rhetoric of an American president who had visited Berlin in the course of the last century, Streep dismissed objections to her panel’s... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Ferguson mayor: City told DOJ agreement no sure thingFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson leaders warned U.S. Department of Justice negotia
Ferguson mayor: City told DOJ agreement no sure thing
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson leaders warned U.S. Department of Justice negotiators last month that they couldn't guarantee approval of a plan to address the agency's scathing review of the city's police and courts, including allegations that the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
A constitutional court to resolve interfaith disputes – Andrew Yong Published: 13 February 2016 4:39 PM The recent cases of S. Deepa and Indira
A constitutional court to resolve interfaith disputes – Andrew Yong
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 13 February 2016 4:39 PM The recent cases of S. Deepa and Indira Gandhi Mutho, both of them Hindu women caught up in disputes with their Muslim-convert ex-husbands over... Read more
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Vail Daily
Vail hotel pays $1 million sex harassment settlementVAIL — The owners and managers of a Vail hotel agreed to pay more than $1 milli
Vail hotel pays $1 million sex harassment settlement
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
VAIL — The owners and managers of a Vail hotel agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a sexual harassment case. Vail Run’s $1 million settlement will be split between eight employees, the result of lawsuit filed on their behalf by the Equal... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Frisco Father Fought For New Laws Against Synthetic Drugs After Son's Deathban a chemical that’s used to make synthetic drugs. Brown says, “Texas can act
Frisco Father Fought For New Laws Against Synthetic Drugs After Son's Death
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
ban a chemical that’s used to make synthetic drugs. Brown says, “Texas can act on its own. It can clear the shelves of those chemicals and there now are significant civil and criminal penalties to put these distributors out of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Justice Department promises ‘exhaustive’ review of S.F. policeCritics of the Police Department welcomed the review, even as some said it fell
Justice Department promises ‘exhaustive’ review of S.F. police
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Critics of the Police Department welcomed the review, even as some said it fell short of the civil rights investigation they called for after five officers shot Woods to death Dec. 2. The Justice Department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Man pleads guilty to threatening to firebomb 2 mosquesthem and shoot their congregants. Martin Alan Schnitzler, 43, pleaded guilty t
Man pleads guilty to threatening to firebomb 2 mosques
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
them and shoot their congregants. Martin Alan Schnitzler, 43, pleaded guilty to obstructing persons in the free exercise of religious beliefs for making the violent threats. As part of his plea, he admitted that on Nov. 13, 2015, he... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco city attorney: Police lawfully killed Mario WoodsThe San Francisco police officers who shot and killed Mario Woods acted lawfull
San Francisco city attorney: Police lawfully killed Mario Woods
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
The San Francisco police officers who shot and killed Mario Woods acted lawfully to protect themselves and bystanders from a man who was armed with a knife, refused to obey commands and tried to flee while under the influence of methamphetamine and... Read more
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Denver Post
Vail condo group owes $1 million for abuse of Mexican workersA Vail condo association and its owner must pay a $1 million settlement to four
Vail condo group owes $1 million for abuse of Mexican workers
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
A Vail condo association and its owner must pay a $1 million settlement to four Mexican workers after one of its managers sexually harassed women, including one instance where he stripped and attacked a housekeeper who was cleaning a room. However,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Seminole man pleads guilty to making threatening calls to mosquesthe Paris terrorist attacks in November. Martin Alan Schnitzler faces up to 20
Seminole man pleads guilty to making threatening calls to mosques
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
the Paris terrorist attacks in November. Martin Alan Schnitzler faces up to 20 years in federal prison for the charge of obstructing persons in the free exercise of religious beliefs. He likely will get a more lenient sentence under a plea... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Man pleads guilty to Pinellas County mosque threatsMartin Alan Schnitzler, 43, pleaded guilty to a hate crime in the Middle Distri
Man pleads guilty to Pinellas County mosque threats
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
Martin Alan Schnitzler, 43, pleaded guilty to a hate crime in the Middle District of Florida for calling two mosques in Pinellas County, and threatening to fire bomb the mosques and shoot their congregants. Schnitzler pleaded guilty to obstructing... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Justice Department has few tools to fix FergusonThe Department of Justice must have expected that the Ferguson, Missouri, City
Justice Department has few tools to fix Ferguson
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
The Department of Justice must have expected that the Ferguson, Missouri, City Council would stall in accepting the terms of a consent decree over allegations that the city's police and courts have violated black residents' civil rights. The... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Couples' status varies by relationship, region in Canadafor long-term lovers this Valentine's season: rein in the wooing. Amid the red
Couples' status varies by relationship, region in Canada
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
for long-term lovers this Valentine's season: rein in the wooing. Amid the red roses, candlelit dinners and declarations of love, all couples -- particularly those who aren't legally married -- are being advised to make time to talk about what... Read more
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Al.com
Rev. Jesse Jackson to Alabama students: Have 'diploma in one hand, voter registration in the other'The Rev. Jesse Jackson this week told Birmingham high school students of the im
Rev. Jesse Jackson to Alabama students: Have 'diploma in one hand, voter registration in the other'
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Rev. Jesse Jackson this week told Birmingham high school students of the importance of casting their votes – a right that black people worked tirelessly to secure in the not-so-distant past. In 1965, the Voting Rights Act aimed to ensure there... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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Scotsman
Rolls-Royce halves dividend as profits tumble Rolls-Royce has slashed its dividend after suffering a drop in profits. Pictur
Rolls-Royce halves dividend as profits tumble
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
Rolls-Royce has slashed its dividend after suffering a drop in profits. Picture: Rolls Royce/PA Wire Engine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12 per cent to £1.4 billion as the business was... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Clinton and Sanders Clash on Race, Immigration and Who's Friends with Henry KissingerCandidates traded barbs on inequality and the justice system, eyeing Latino and
Clinton and Sanders Clash on Race, Immigration and Who's Friends with Henry Kissinger
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
Candidates traded barbs on inequality and the justice system, eyeing Latino and African American voters ahead of contests in South Carolina and Nevada. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders made a conspicuous play for Latino and African American voters... Read more
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Slate
Is the Iranian Regime Bound to Collapse?Laura Secor had been traveling to Iran for almost a decade when, in 2012, she w
Is the Iranian Regime Bound to Collapse?
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
Laura Secor had been traveling to Iran for almost a decade when, in 2012, she was harshly questioned and accused of being a spy while reporting for the New Yorker. After leaving the country, she was denied another visa. Her time there forms the basis... Read more
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Orange County Register
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?fell apart. On Tuesday, the Ferguson City Council approved the settlement, but
If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
fell apart. On Tuesday, the Ferguson City Council approved the settlement, but with seven amendments. In the eyes of the Justice Department, that amounted to rejection. Among the attempted changes was a statement that the terms of the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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York Daily Record
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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USA Today
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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First Coast News
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12pc to £1.4bn Undated handout file photo of a Rolls-Royce worker with the company's MT30 en
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12pc to £1.4bn
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Undated handout file photo of a Rolls-Royce worker with the company's MT30 engine, as the engine maker said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the business was hit by civil aerospace cuts and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
What Ferguson faces in fighting the Justice Dept.
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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Daily Journal
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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Daily Record
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Ferguson faces difficult legal testpolice department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohi
Ferguson faces difficult legal test
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
police department was challenged, the odds seemed stacked against Columbus, Ohio. Federal authorities alleged that police officers had engaged in false arrests and excessive force. The actions, officials said at the time of the 1999 lawsuit, were... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bnEngine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bn
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
Engine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the business was hit by civil aerospace cuts and falling commodity prices that have impacted output at its marine division, which supplies the oil industry. The fall in... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bnEngine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bn
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Engine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the business was hit by civil aerospace cuts and falling commodity prices that have impacted output at its marine division, which supplies the oil industry. The fall in... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bnEngine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bn
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
Engine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the business was hit by civil aerospace cuts and falling commodity prices that have impacted output at its marine division, which supplies the oil industry. The fall in... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bnEngine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bn
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Engine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the business was hit by civil aerospace cuts and falling commodity prices that have impacted output at its marine division, which supplies the oil industry. The fall in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
The role of the media in creating world peaceUniversal Peace Federation (UPF) is dedicated to achieving world peace. UPF is
The role of the media in creating world peace
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
Universal Peace Federation (UPF) is dedicated to achieving world peace. UPF is an international and interreligious network of individuals and organizations, including representatives from religion, government, civil society and the private sector.... Read more
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Gazette
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bnEngine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bn
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Engine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the business was hit by civil aerospace cuts and falling commodity prices that have impacted output at its marine division, which supplies the oil industry. The fall in... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bnEngine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the
Rolls-Royce profits fall 12 to £1.4bn
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
Engine maker Rolls-Royce said annual profits tumbled 12% to £1.4 billion as the business was hit by civil aerospace cuts and falling commodity prices that have impacted output at its marine division, which supplies the oil industry. The fall in... Read more
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