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The Rhinelander Daily News
northwoods political digestThe report highlights Wisconsin's poor score on entrepreneurship and its low ma
northwoods political digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 hours ago
The report highlights Wisconsin's poor score on entrepreneurship and its low marriage rate, compounded by its significant out-migration rate, as the determinant factors in the state's overall FPI rank of 18th in the nation. The groups say the Family... Read more
4h
Irish Central
Brits out! Fallout for Ireland from BrexitSo it really is Brits Out! – but from Europe, not the north of Ireland. The fa
Brits out! Fallout for Ireland from Brexit
Irish Central / Posted 4 hours ago
So it really is Brits Out! – but from Europe, not the north of Ireland. The fallout from the catastrophic vote by a small majority of the British people (52 percent to 48 percent) to leave the EU will have profound consequences for Britain and for... Read more
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Environmental Data Interactive Exchange
"An important step forward": Green economy reacts to UK's Fifth Carbon Budget Green businesses and industry groups have wholeheartedly welcomed the UK Gove
"An important step forward": Green economy reacts to UK's Fifth Carbon Budget
Environmental Data Interactive Exchange / Posted 4 hours ago
Green businesses and industry groups have wholeheartedly welcomed the UK Government's adoption of ambitious recommendations for the Fifth Carbon Budget, claiming it shows... Read more
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The Sault Star
Grade A benefitswill serve up to producers across the country, including those in Algoma, says
Grade A benefits
The Sault Star / Posted yesterday
will serve up to producers across the country, including those in Algoma, says the Canadian Federation of Agriculture's president. Ron Bonnett, a Bruce Mines beef farmer, said Tuesday he wasn't surprised by the decision, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Farmers, Stakeholders Discuss Grains Sector at Agribusiness ExpoMore than 10,000 grain farmers, exhibitors and processors participated in an ag
Farmers, Stakeholders Discuss Grains Sector at Agribusiness Expo
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
More than 10,000 grain farmers, exhibitors and processors participated in an agribusiness expo, which was held at Kihonda Demonstration Farm in Masindi District at the weekend. The expo, which was organised by East Africa Grain Council (EAGC)... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stock Surge Continues As "Investors Look To Central Banks For Support"Now that a second UK referendum appears to be out of the question and as a resu
Global Stock Surge Continues As "Investors Look To Central Banks For Support"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Now that a second UK referendum appears to be out of the question and as a result there is no need to further punish UK risk assets in hopes of "changing people's minds", the risk on rally (especially with quarter end looming) can return, and so it... Read more
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Aliran Online
Conjuring growth from the Trans-Pacific PartnershipNet gains for all in TPP countries are a myth, says Jomo Kwame Sundaram. It is
Conjuring growth from the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Aliran Online / Posted yesterday
Net gains for all in TPP countries are a myth, says Jomo Kwame Sundaram. It is now generally agreed that the Trans- Pacific Partnership (TPP) has served US foreign policy objectives well. For this purpose, the Peterson Institute of International... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Grain Traders Call for Joint Action on FraudKampala — East African grain farmers and traders have called for a joint action
Grain Traders Call for Joint Action on Fraud
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — East African grain farmers and traders have called for a joint action to fraudulent seed sellers. The grain farmers, traders and processors under their umbrella body, the East African Grain Council (EAGC), said it was time regional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leaving No Stone Unturned-Commerce Ministry Prepares for Next Phase of WTO ProtocolMonrovia — The flag of the Republic of Liberia will on July 14, 2016 be hoisted
Leaving No Stone Unturned-Commerce Ministry Prepares for Next Phase of WTO Protocol
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Monrovia — The flag of the Republic of Liberia will on July 14, 2016 be hoisted at the headhunters of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland making Africa's oldest republic the 163rd member of the WTO. This came as a result of the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Brexit could bring Britain closer to usTHE British people have spoken and they chose Brexit. The result is the most i
Brexit could bring Britain closer to us
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
THE British people have spoken and they chose Brexit. The result is the most important victory for freedom and democracy since World War II. The unexpected nature of the vote to Leave the EU meant that global markets reacted dramatically, and the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Passport and customs controls between Ireland and UK ‘inevitable’The re-introduction of passport controls and customs procedures between Ireland
Passport and customs controls between Ireland and UK ‘inevitable’
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
The re-introduction of passport controls and customs procedures between Ireland and the UK on the back of Brexit is now almost inevitable, the former head of the Civil Public and Services Union (CPSU) has warned. “And the only way to ensure they... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Repatriating powers from European UnionTaking back powers from the European Union is set to tie up Westminster for up
Repatriating powers from European Union
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
Taking back powers from the European Union is set to tie up Westminster for up to a decade, it has been warned. Weeding out unwanted legislation and putting in place powers to replace those that will disappear after Brexit will require... Read more
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Herald Sun
Repatriating powers from European UnionTaking back powers from the European Union is set to tie up Westminster for up
Repatriating powers from European Union
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Taking back powers from the European Union is set to tie up Westminster for up to a decade, it has been warned. Weeding out unwanted legislation and putting in place powers to replace those that will disappear after Brexit will require... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Repatriating powers from European UnionTaking back powers from the European Union is set to tie up Westminster for up
Repatriating powers from European Union
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Taking back powers from the European Union is set to tie up Westminster for up to a decade, it has been warned. Weeding out unwanted legislation and putting in place powers to replace those that will disappear after Brexit will require... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Repatriating powers from European Union 'poses a challenge' A Parliamentary expert said it could take 10 years for Westminster to sort ou
Repatriating powers from European Union 'poses a challenge'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
A Parliamentary expert said it could take 10 years for Westminster to sort out the legislation needed to take back powers from the European Union Taking back powers from the European Union... Read more
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News.com.au
Repatriating powers from European UnionTaking back powers from the European Union is set to tie up Westminster for up
Repatriating powers from European Union
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Taking back powers from the European Union is set to tie up Westminster for up to a decade, it has been warned. Weeding out unwanted legislation and putting in place powers to replace those that will disappear after Brexit will require... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Repatriating powers from European Union 'poses a challenge' « Shropshire StarWeeding out unwanted legislation and putting in place powers to replace those t
Repatriating powers from European Union 'poses a challenge' « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 4 days ago
Weeding out unwanted legislation and putting in place powers to replace those that will disappear after Brexit will require "considerable" resources, according to a parliamentary expert. The overhaul will put pressure on the civil service, which has... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Gina Lopez and other appointmentsPresident-elect Rodrigo Duterte is on a roll. Even before assuming office as th
Gina Lopez and other appointments
Manila Standard Today / Posted 5 days ago
President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is on a roll. Even before assuming office as the 16th President of the Philippines, his administration is off to a good and fast start. Verbal pyrotechnics and media controversies aside, the initial decisions have been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economic Activity on the DeclineKampala — Economic activity in Uganda has declined due to a fall in commodity p
Economic Activity on the Decline
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Kampala — Economic activity in Uganda has declined due to a fall in commodity prices which has had a negative impact on export earnings, a new report has revealed. The report titled: "The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales... Read more
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Fortune
Here’s What Brexit Voters Should Know About Free TradeBritain’s pro-Brexit champions claim that they’re leading a campaign for free t
Here’s What Brexit Voters Should Know About Free Trade
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
Britain’s pro-Brexit champions claim that they’re leading a campaign for free trade. In fact, Adam Smith and David Ricardo would not be proud. The leaders, including former London Mayor Boris Johnson, a large swath of his fellow Conservatives, and... Read more
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The Hill
What Trump's 'America first' means for tradeTrump's sweeping attack on globalization contained outright factual mistakes. F
What Trump's 'America first' means for trade
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
Trump's sweeping attack on globalization contained outright factual mistakes. For example, he again pointed to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as costing American jobs. ADVERTISEMENT The NAFTA mistake is especially relevant since... Read more
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Fortune
Why Brexit Will Be a Disaster for IrelandWhile most of the European Community never fully recovered from the ravages of
Why Brexit Will Be a Disaster for Ireland
Fortune / Posted 7 days ago
While most of the European Community never fully recovered from the ravages of the financial crisis, the Republic of Ireland has staged an absolutely miraculous comeback. But now, the looming Brexit vote is threatening to slow, or even halt, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
All Set for Atlanta Diaspora ConferenceKenyans living in the United States are expected to congregate in Atlanta, Geor
All Set for Atlanta Diaspora Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Kenyans living in the United States are expected to congregate in Atlanta, Georgia this weekend for the Kenya Diaspora Conference 2016. The conference, set to take place on June 24-25, will take place at the Georgia Institute of Technology. "We are... Read more
8d
Crosscut
Why Washington kids aren’t getting our best jobsThis is the first in a series of stories from Crosscut that will take a look at
Why Washington kids aren’t getting our best jobs
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
This is the first in a series of stories from Crosscut that will take a look at STEM education in the state and how it affects communities, the economy, and more. Some things we’re hoping to explore: How Washington State’s STEM efforts compare to... Read more
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US Commodities Futures Trading Commission
Remarks of Commissioner Sharon Y. Bowen before the Managed Funds Association Forum 2016 June 21, 2016 I. Introduction Thank you very much for the wonderful introdu
Remarks of Commissioner Sharon Y. Bowen before the Managed Funds Association Forum 2016
US Commodities Futures Trading Commission / Posted 8 days ago
June 21, 2016 I. Introduction Thank you very much for the wonderful introduction. I’m very pleased to be here at Forum 2016. I’d also like to thank Paul for... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte team seeks business feedbackleaders met with the incoming economic managers of President-elect Rodrigo Dute
Duterte team seeks business feedback
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
leaders met with the incoming economic managers of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte Monday to generate recommendations for the new administration’s 10-point socio-economic agenda laid out here in Davao. The new 10-point agenda will center on... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Dominguez to PHL biz leaders: Build “coalitions for change” DAVAO CITY—Incoming Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez has challenged the
Dominguez to PHL biz leaders: Build “coalitions for change”
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
DAVAO CITY—Incoming Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez has challenged the business community to build with Government wide-reaching “coalitions for change” as the linchpin of an... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Now is the time for MSMEsFor the past 11 years, I have believed that Filipinos were never destined for p
Now is the time for MSMEs
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
For the past 11 years, I have believed that Filipinos were never destined for poverty. Prosperity can be attained by those who want it most, and that success can be achieved with grit and passion. After Go Negosyo reached a momentous decade of... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
5 candidates for groom reveal election policiesTHE five candidates bidding to be elected to the seat of Groom in the upcoming
5 candidates for groom reveal election policies
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
THE five candidates bidding to be elected to the seat of Groom in the upcoming federal election today reveal their views about the big issues. John McVeigh - LNP JOHN McVeigh said in Groom and across Australia there was a need for political... Read more
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heraldscotland
EU referendum: the key issuesis estimated to be worth around £90 billion to the UK economy with some three m
EU referendum: the key issues
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
is estimated to be worth around £90 billion to the UK economy with some three million jobs linked to the country’s trade with the continent. The single market means British businesses can export to the EU without tariffs and there is free... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Brexit and the Destiny of the EU: From Secular Market-State to Civic Commonwealth? – Opinion – ABC Religion & EthicsBrexit and the Destiny of the EU: From Secular Market-State to Civic Commonweal
Brexit and the Destiny of the EU: From Secular Market-State to Civic Commonwealth? – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
Brexit and the Destiny of the EU: From Secular Market-State to Civic Commonwealth?Adrian PabstABC Religion and Ethics 14 Jun 2016 The legacy of the early European project is under unprecedented threat, as the EU faces an existential crisis that... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Here are Nottingham's top 25 companiesby turnover. Between them, Nottinghamshire's top 200 companies contribute more
Here are Nottingham's top 25 companies
Nottingham Post / Posted 16 days ago
by turnover. Between them, Nottinghamshire's top 200 companies contribute more than £29 billion to the local economy and employ more than 200,000 people. Working with the Industrial Economics and Finance Division of the Nottingham University... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada: The world’s basket case of food producershappening on the farm. Canada should be a world food superpower. We have every
Canada: The world’s basket case of food producers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
happening on the farm. Canada should be a world food superpower. We have everything: the second-largest amount of arable land per capita in the world, a 10th of the world’s fresh water, a high ranking on the Organization for Economic Co-operation... Read more
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Rappler
Debunking K to 12 mythsgovernment officials repeat two tired catchphrases to justify the imposition of
Debunking K to 12 myths
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
government officials repeat two tired catchphrases to justify the imposition of K to 12: “global competitiveness” and labor export. It must be reiterated that in the United Nations’ Human Development Index (HDI) Report 2014, there are... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 8 June 2016SHAW (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister of Transport: Why does his 10-year trans
Questions & Answers - 8 June 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 17 days ago
SHAW (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister of Transport: Why does his 10-year transport strategy make no mention of New Zealand’s long-term target to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2050?Hon SIMON BRIDGES (Minister of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Denials to zambonis: Federal climate policy portal gets plenty of public inputOTTAWA -- Canada's environment minister doesn't sound at all disturbed that thr
Denials to zambonis: Federal climate policy portal gets plenty of public input
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
OTTAWA -- Canada's environment minister doesn't sound at all disturbed that three of the top six most-viewed climate policy proposals on the federal government's consultation web site are profoundly off-message. Throwing the climate-change policy... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ethanol goal satisfies few, hearing findsKANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The proposal by President Barack Obama's administration to
Ethanol goal satisfies few, hearing finds
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The proposal by President Barack Obama's administration to increase the amount of ethanol and other renewable fuels blended into gasoline produced at least one consensus Thursday during the matter's only public hearing: Few, if... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2016/17 Budget Speechbehalf of President Museveni 1. Madam Speaker, in accordance with Article 155(
2016/17 Budget Speech
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
behalf of President Museveni 1. Madam Speaker, in accordance with Article 155(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act 2015 as amended; and in exercise of the power delegated to me by H.E the... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
EPA's plan to boost ethanol use in gasoline gets hearingThe Obama administration's proposal to boost the amount of ethanol and other re
EPA's plan to boost ethanol use in gasoline gets hearing
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
The Obama administration's proposal to boost the amount of ethanol and other renewable fuels blended into gasoline produced at least one consensus Thursday during the matter's only public hearing: Few, if anyone, is entirely satisfied by the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
EPA’s plan to boost ethanol use in gasoline gets hearingEthanol advocates, largely from Midwest farming states, testified that the Envi
EPA’s plan to boost ethanol use in gasoline gets hearing
SaukValley.com / Posted 20 days ago
Ethanol advocates, largely from Midwest farming states, testified that the Environmental Protection Agency’s target for biofuels next year again falls short of what Congress had in mind. Oil companies countered that the market, not the government,... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | A special issue on Britain in Europe10 - 16 June issueA special issue on Britain in Europe Guest editor: Gordon Bro
In this week's magazine | A special issue on Britain in Europe
The New Statesman / Posted 21 days ago
10 - 16 June issueA special issue on Britain in Europe Guest editor: Gordon Brown Linda Colley Kathy Lette Armando Iannucci Roddy Doyle Ian Rankin Alexander McCall Smith Lionel Shriver Howard Jacobson Philip Pullman Highlights from the... Read more
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Newsmax
Newsmax: The 25 Hardest Working Members of CongressUrgent: Do You Still Back Trump or Hillary? Vote in National Poll – Click Here
Newsmax: The 25 Hardest Working Members of Congress
Newsmax / Posted 21 days ago
Urgent: Do You Still Back Trump or Hillary? Vote in National Poll – Click Here Now 1. Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.) — At 66 and after 16 years in the House, Cole maintains the same pace as the young campaigner who served as secretary of state of Oklahoma... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What the People Want From Magufuli's First Budgetthe Annual General Meeting of the Contractors' Registration Board (CRB) in Dar
What the People Want From Magufuli's First Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
the Annual General Meeting of the Contractors' Registration Board (CRB) in Dar es Salaam (file photo). Dodoma — As Finance and Planning Minister Philip Mpango tables the maiden budget of President John Magufuli's government in the National Assembly... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Senator opposes Asia-fish test rulesNew rules directing the U.S. Department of Agriculture to inspect catfishlike i
Senator opposes Asia-fish test rules
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
New rules directing the U.S. Department of Agriculture to inspect catfishlike imports from Asia are being challenged in Congress, leaving Arkansas catfish farmers and lobbyists frustrated with the long-fought policy battle. Joey Lowery, a catfish... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civis Nigerianus Sum - I Am a Citizen of NigeriaFormer President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan delivered a speech promoting democracy
Civis Nigerianus Sum - I Am a Citizen of Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan delivered a speech promoting democracy, titled 'Civis Nigerianus Sum - I am a Citizen of Nigeria' at the Bloomberg Studio in London, United Kingdom today Monday 6 of June. Read the full text below. Since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Nigeria Needs to Do to Progress - Former PresidentFormer president Goodluck Jonathan. A former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jo
What Nigeria Needs to Do to Progress - Former President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Former president Goodluck Jonathan. A former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday said Nigeria could only make progress if it embraced the values of peace, freedom and unity. Mr. Jonathan, who spoke at the Bloomberg studio in London,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Farm and Food File: White House trade deals fading awayFarm and Food File Trade deals going nowhere As the politics of this election
Farm and Food File: White House trade deals fading away
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 24 days ago
Farm and Food File Trade deals going nowhere As the politics of this election year heat up, the chances of Congress debating — let alone passing — either of the White House’s marque trade deals continue to melt away. Oh, there’s plenty of talk... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
We've left ourselves hopelessly exposed to Chinaourselves hopelessly exposed to China On any conventional reading, Australia's
We've left ourselves hopelessly exposed to China
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
ourselves hopelessly exposed to China On any conventional reading, Australia's economic development has gone backwards and is too reliant on shipping iron ore to China. This at a time when the Middle Kingdom's debt bomb is set to detonate,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Added-sugar label to shake up menusSugar seems to be everywhere in the United States, and now the Food and Drug Ad
Added-sugar label to shake up menus
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
Sugar seems to be everywhere in the United States, and now the Food and Drug Administration will begin highlighting just how much of it people eat. Beginning in July 2018, the "Nutrition Facts" labels on packaged foods will list added sugars... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Transforming the bush: robots, drones and cows that milk themselves | Paul DaleyThese cows are in no hurry. Each just meanders to the dairy, all rolling hindqu
Transforming the bush: robots, drones and cows that milk themselves | Paul Daley
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 26 days ago
These cows are in no hurry. Each just meanders to the dairy, all rolling hindquarters, swishing tails and loping heads, the blue-black and tan Rorschach ink-blot patching of their hides vivid against the washed-out Australian summer light. They stop... Read more
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