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The Manila Times
What lawmakers expect from SONAFranklin Drilon said the President may say how he wants the legislative branch
What lawmakers expect from SONA
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Franklin Drilon said the President may say how he wants the legislative branch to help him fulfill his 10-point socio-economic agenda. “In his 10-point socioeconomic agenda are measures to improve the social protection programs, which include... Read more
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Orange County Register
The future of Latino politicsracial discontent. Latinos either predated Anglos in Texas or the Southwest, or
The future of Latino politics
Orange County Register / Posted 8 hours ago
racial discontent. Latinos either predated Anglos in Texas or the Southwest, or came here later to seek opportunity and improvement. Latinos, then, are more akin to Italians, an ethnic group who also came to this country largely poor and... Read more
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Salem News
Committee eyes more of tax toward capital improvementAccording to city Auditor Betty Brothers, now is the ideal time because even if
Committee eyes more of tax toward capital improvement
Salem News / Posted 11 hours ago
According to city Auditor Betty Brothers, now is the ideal time because even if the amount going into the general fund decreased from 85 percent to 80 percent over the first six months, the total in the general fund would have been about the same.... Read more
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Morningstar
Brexit Bark Worse Than Its Bite?A lot of this week's attention was on an International Monetary Fund report tha
Brexit Bark Worse Than Its Bite?
Morningstar / Posted yesterday
A lot of this week's attention was on an International Monetary Fund report that reduced the world economic forecast, yet again. However, with all the strong rhetoric before the Brexit vote, the 0.1% world growth rate reduction seemed trivial. Even... Read more
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iol.co.za
High-speed rail link for Singapore, Malaysiaabout four hours to drive the more than 300km from Singapore to the Malaysian c
High-speed rail link for Singapore, Malaysia
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
about four hours to drive the more than 300km from Singapore to the Malaysian capital. The announcement reflected a recent improvement in ties between the neighbours. Singapore was part of Malaysia after the end of British colonial rule but they... Read more
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Rappler
Senators to Duterte: Discuss issues other than crime in SONAtheir role of fulfilling President Duterte’s anti-criminality campaign. We woul
Senators to Duterte: Discuss issues other than crime in SONA
Rappler / Posted yesterday
their role of fulfilling President Duterte’s anti-criminality campaign. We would like to hear how the President intends to fund this minimum salary,” Drilon said. Tell us other plans Duterte's strong stance against illegal drugs may be widely... Read more
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The Hindu
We need a Nutrition Missionundernourished children over the past decade has been modest at best, and lags
We need a Nutrition Mission
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
undernourished children over the past decade has been modest at best, and lags what other countries with comparable socio-economic indicators have achieved. In a ranking of countries from lowest to highest on stunting, India ranks 114 out of 132... Read more
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Boston Herald
IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertaintyBEIJING — The head of the International Monetary Fund called Friday for quick a
IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertainty
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
BEIJING — The head of the International Monetary Fund called Friday for quick action to end uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which she said is dampening global economic growth. The IMF cut this year's global growth... Read more
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Newsmax
Bloomberg: Trump Cherry-Picks Data, Stretches Truth in SpeechThe footnotes to Trump's speech cite a Newsweek article that uses data from the
Bloomberg: Trump Cherry-Picks Data, Stretches Truth in Speech
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
The footnotes to Trump's speech cite a Newsweek article that uses data from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund about the number of firearms related deaths of law enforcement officers. Most of that jump, to 26 so far this year from... Read more
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CTV News
IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertaintyBEIJING - The head of the International Monetary Fund called Friday for quick a
IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertainty
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
BEIJING - The head of the International Monetary Fund called Friday for quick action to end uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which she said is dampening global economic growth. The IMF cut this year's global growth... Read more
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Perth Now
IMF head calls for end to Brexit concernsThe head of the International Monetary Fund has called for quick action to end
IMF head calls for end to Brexit concerns
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
The head of the International Monetary Fund has called for quick action to end uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which she said is dampening global economic growth. The IMF cut this year's global growth forecast by 0.1... Read more
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The Courier Mail
IMF head calls for end to Brexit concernsThe head of the International Monetary Fund has called for quick action to end
IMF head calls for end to Brexit concerns
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The head of the International Monetary Fund has called for quick action to end uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which she said is dampening global economic growth. The IMF cut this year's global growth forecast by 0.1... Read more
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Zero Hedge
US Futures Rebound Despite Global Stock Weakness As USDJPY Ramps HIghersince he made the remarks on June 17. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index was pois
US Futures Rebound Despite Global Stock Weakness As USDJPY Ramps HIgher
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
since he made the remarks on June 17. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index was poised for a third weekly gain as signs of improvement in the U.S. economy revive expectations for interest-rate increases. A report on Thursday showed sales of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economy Is in Recession, Will Turn the Corner By SeptemberNational Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, who briefed State House corresponde
Economy Is in Recession, Will Turn the Corner By September
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, who briefed State House correspondents after the 69th meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC), said the economy was "technically in recession", adding however that it would start to grow by the... Read more
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asianage
IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertaintyby 0.1 percentage points to 3.1 per cent in a report released this week. Beiji
IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertainty
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
by 0.1 percentage points to 3.1 per cent in a report released this week. Beijing: The head of the International Monetary Fund called Friday to end uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union she says is dampening global economic... Read more
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The Economic Times
IMF head Christine Lagarde calls for quick end to Brexit uncertaintyBEIJING: The head of the International Monetary Fund called today to end uncert
IMF head Christine Lagarde calls for quick end to Brexit uncertainty
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
BEIJING: The head of the International Monetary Fund called today to end uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union she says is dampening global economic growth. The IMF cut this year's global growth forecast by 0.1 percentage... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertaintyBEIJING (AP) - The head of the International Monetary Fund called Friday to end
IMF head calls for quick end to Brexit uncertainty
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The head of the International Monetary Fund called Friday to end uncertainty over Britain's vote to leave the European Union she says is dampening global economic growth. The IMF cut this year's global growth forecast by 0.1... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’policies. We both subsequently worked for CS First Boston NZ in Wellington. St
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
policies. We both subsequently worked for CS First Boston NZ in Wellington. Stephen’s group specialised in giving expert economic advice on governance, restructuring and competition policy issues. I am sure I can speak for all his colleagues in... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
FHA says it will approve mortgages with energy improvement assessmentsIn a reversal, the Federal Housing Administration said this week it would appro
FHA says it will approve mortgages with energy improvement assessments
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
In a reversal, the Federal Housing Administration said this week it would approve mortgages on properties with energy improvement assessments through the Property Assessed Clean Energy program, or PACE. Hundreds of home improvements have been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
As Mugabe Fights for His Political Future, Why Is China So Silent?As Zimbabwe teeters on the brink of economic and political crisis, there's one
As Mugabe Fights for His Political Future, Why Is China So Silent?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
As Zimbabwe teeters on the brink of economic and political crisis, there's one voice that has been conspicuously silent: China. Despite the mutual professions of admiration and everlasting friendship, it seems that President Robert Mugabe has been... Read more
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dna
Tamil Nadu: AIADMK govt presents revised budget; generously allocate funds to fulfill election promisesThe AIADMK government on Thursday presented its first budget after winning the
Tamil Nadu: AIADMK govt presents revised budget; generously allocate funds to fulfill election promises
dna / Posted 3 days ago
The AIADMK government on Thursday presented its first budget after winning the assembly polls held in May, allocating funds generously to fulfill election promises and ongoing welfare schemes despite a fall in the state's tax revenue growth rate and... Read more
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CNBC
Five reasons stocks are rallying1. The "fundamentals are getting better" guy. He'll point out that corporate ea
Five reasons stocks are rallying
CNBC / Posted 3 days ago
1. The "fundamentals are getting better" guy. He'll point out that corporate earnings likely bottomed in the first quarter, results are arriving better than forecast for the second quarter and the second half of the year will feature a return to... Read more
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The Hill
Aussie Rules: Recycling to modernize American infrastructureto new motorways and other new infrastructure in the Illawarra region south of
Aussie Rules: Recycling to modernize American infrastructure
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
to new motorways and other new infrastructure in the Illawarra region south of Sydney. Tasmania sold the Hobart Airport to fund the Brighton Transportation Hub and to invest in agricultural water storage and irrigation. Queensland sold the Port of... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claimspresidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on j
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claims
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him Saturday are technically... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claimspresidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on j
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claims
NBC Connecticut / Posted 4 days ago
presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him Saturday are technically... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claimspresidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on j
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claims
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 4 days ago
presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him Saturday are technically... Read more
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NBC New York
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claimspresidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on j
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claims
NBC New York / Posted 4 days ago
presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him Saturday are technically... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claimspresidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on j
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claims
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him Saturday are technically... Read more
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NBC Washington
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claimspresidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on j
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claims
NBC Washington / Posted 4 days ago
presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him Saturday are technically... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claimspresidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on j
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claims
NBC Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him Saturday are technically... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claimspresidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on j
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claims
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him Saturday are technically... Read more
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Reuters
Dow, S&P poised for record high on strong earningsearnings to see if they can help sustain the momentum. A mixed bag of earnings
Dow, S&P poised for record high on strong earnings
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
earnings to see if they can help sustain the momentum. A mixed bag of earnings reports and lowered expectations for global economic growth on Tuesday pulled the S&P 500 back from record highs. The Dow ended about three points shy of a record. "For... Read more
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NBC Miami
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claimspresidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on j
Pence's Record More Complicated Than Campaign Claims
NBC Miami / Posted 4 days ago
presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him Saturday are technically... Read more
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Newsmax
Investor Patience Is Rarest Commodity in Uncertain TimesToday’s focus will be on Europe. The U.S. is offering no economic data of serio
Investor Patience Is Rarest Commodity in Uncertain Times
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
Today’s focus will be on Europe. The U.S. is offering no economic data of serious interest for investors. Donald Trump secured the Republican nomination yesterday, which was hardly a surprise for investors and with Trump’s speech at the Republican... Read more
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Zero Hedge
US Futures Rise To Session Highs, Set For Another Record Open; Global Stocks Jumpare assessing corporate earnings amid concern sluggish global growth will persi
US Futures Rise To Session Highs, Set For Another Record Open; Global Stocks Jump
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
are assessing corporate earnings amid concern sluggish global growth will persist after the International Monetary Fund scrapped its forecast for a pickup in the pace of expansion this year. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Microsoft Corp. on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sensex ends 128 points higher; BSE Smallcap index up 1%stimulus plan," says Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit BNP Paribas Financial
Sensex ends 128 points higher; BSE Smallcap index up 1%
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
stimulus plan," says Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered India's economic growth projections by 0.1 percentage point to 7.4 per cent each for the current... Read more
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Paris Express
Groundbreaking for career center takes place todayof Springdale to the city and the Paris School District. They were notified of
Groundbreaking for career center takes place today
Paris Express / Posted 4 days ago
of Springdale to the city and the Paris School District. They were notified of the award in March and have received the funds. Fawcett said state and local political leaders as well as civic and business leaders, Tyson Foods representatives and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Harnessing Nigeria's Natural Resources for GrowthInsurers' roles in the development of Nigeria's abundant natural resources for
Harnessing Nigeria's Natural Resources for Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Insurers' roles in the development of Nigeria's abundant natural resources for economic development dominated discussions at the second edition of the annual national insurance conference, which held in Abuja recently. The insurance industry, has no... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Starts Decentralized Climate FinanceDodoma — The impacts of climate change pose a significant threat to local livel
Tanzania Starts Decentralized Climate Finance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Dodoma — The impacts of climate change pose a significant threat to local livelihoods and economic activities across Tanzania including Zanzibar. So as to address the challenge, Tanzania is joining with partners from civil society and government... Read more
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Island Packet
Pence's Indiana record more complicated than campaign claimspresidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on j
Pence's Indiana record more complicated than campaign claims
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
presidential candidate Mike Pence has touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs, tax cuts, infrastructure and school funding. While many of the claims Donald Trump made about his running mate while introducing him Saturday are technically... Read more
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Times of Malta
Brexit uncertainty prompts IMF to cut global growth forecasts againThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its global growth forecasts for the n
Brexit uncertainty prompts IMF to cut global growth forecasts again
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its global growth forecasts for the next two years yesterday, citing uncertainty over Britain’s looming exit from the EU. The move included a nearly full percentage-point reduction in the UK’s 2017 growth... Read more
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TheBull
Aust economy still envy of world: MorrisonTreasurer Scott Morrison expects Australia's economic growth rate will still be
Aust economy still envy of world: Morrison
TheBull / Posted 4 days ago
Treasurer Scott Morrison expects Australia's economic growth rate will still be the envy of the world when he meets his G20 counterparts in China this weekend. The International Monetary Fund downgraded its world economic growth forecast on Tuesday... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Toll to increase 6 percent in 2017toll increase, like other annual increases since 2009, is necessary to pay back
Toll to increase 6 percent in 2017
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
toll increase, like other annual increases since 2009, is necessary to pay back the borrowing required to meet the PTC's funding obligations: rebuilding and widening the PA Turnpike system and supporting public transportation. "Last fall, the PA... Read more
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dna
Public sector banks get Rs 22,915 crore capital infusionis the first tranche of the Rs 25,000 crore to be pumped into the PSBs in the c
Public sector banks get Rs 22,915 crore capital infusion
dna / Posted 4 days ago
is the first tranche of the Rs 25,000 crore to be pumped into the PSBs in the current fiscal. D K Srivastava, chief economic advisor, EY India, said the amount was "a small dose" for a big "disease" and may not result in any significant... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Brexit will hurt world economy: IMFBritain's decision to leave the European Union will reduce global economic grow
Brexit will hurt world economy: IMF
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
Britain's decision to leave the European Union will reduce global economic growth this year and next, the International Monetary Fund says. The IMF said on Tuesday that it is shaving its estimate for worldwide growth to 3.1 per cent this year and... Read more
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Business Wire
Helix Reports Second Quarter 2016 Resultsthe commencement of the Q5000 contract in the Gulf of Mexico and the seasonal p
Helix Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
the commencement of the Q5000 contract in the Gulf of Mexico and the seasonal pickup in the North Sea. We expect to see improvement in our financial performance for the second half of 2016 compared to the first half of the year driven by the... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
IMF says Brexit will drag down world economic growthWASHINGTON — Britain’s decision to leave the European Union will reduce global
IMF says Brexit will drag down world economic growth
Finance and Commerce / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON — Britain’s decision to leave the European Union will reduce global economic growth this year and next, the International Monetary Fund says. The IMF said Tuesday that it is shaving its estimate for worldwide growth to 3.1 percent this... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Pa. Turnpike Commission approves 6-percent toll increase for 2017toll increase — like other annual increases since 2009 — is necessary to pay ba
Pa. Turnpike Commission approves 6-percent toll increase for 2017
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 4 days ago
toll increase — like other annual increases since 2009 — is necessary to pay back the borrowing required to meet the PTC’s funding obligations: rebuilding and widening the PA Turnpike system and providing funding to the commonwealth to support... Read more
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EuroNews
IMF says Brexit will reduce global economic growth in 2016 and 2017The International Monetary Fund has said Britain’s decision to leave the Europe
IMF says Brexit will reduce global economic growth in 2016 and 2017
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
The International Monetary Fund has said Britain’s decision to leave the European Union will reduce economic growth worldwide. It has trimmed its global growth estimate to 3.1 percent this year and 3.4 percent in 2017. That is down 0.1 percentage... Read more
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DW
IMF slashes global growth forecast on Brexit uncertainty |The Fund is now predicting that the world economy will grow by 3.1 percent in 2
IMF slashes global growth forecast on Brexit uncertainty |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
The Fund is now predicting that the world economy will grow by 3.1 percent in 2016, which is 0.1 percent lower than its projections from April. The new forecast for 2017 is down by the same amount, to 3.4 percent. On the day before Britons voted to... Read more
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