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Asian Correspondent
Global Slavery Index: Almost 5% of North Koreans are enslavedthat an estimated 45.8 million people across the world have been forced into so
Global Slavery Index: Almost 5% of North Koreans are enslaved
Asian Correspondent / Posted a minute ago
that an estimated 45.8 million people across the world have been forced into some form of modern slavery – from forced labor, commercial sexual exploitation, forced marriage, and domestic servitude. Two-thirds of the total were identified to... Read more
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Lake Placid News
AFL-CIO, Kenneth Feinberg join Brady's 'Deflategate' appealKenneth Feinberg, who helped divvy up the funds for Sept. 11 and Boston Maratho
AFL-CIO, Kenneth Feinberg join Brady's 'Deflategate' appeal
Lake Placid News / Posted a minute ago
Kenneth Feinberg, who helped divvy up the funds for Sept. 11 and Boston Marathon bombing victims. In its amicus brief, the labor federation said the three-judge panel of the 2nd Circuit that reinstated Brady's four-game suspension erred in granting... Read more
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CNBC
Europe seen lower after China PMI dataon Thursday. In other news, French unions began an unlimited strike at the nat
Europe seen lower after China PMI data
CNBC / Posted 7 minutes ago
on Thursday. In other news, French unions began an unlimited strike at the national rail operator and Paris Metro on Tuesday, ahead of an aviation walkout due this weekend, as protests against government labor reforms continued in th... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Coalition supporters refusing to donate over Government's super planSuper balances over $1.6 million to be taxed at 15 per cent, and a $500,000 lif
Coalition supporters refusing to donate over Government's super plan
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 minutes ago
Super balances over $1.6 million to be taxed at 15 per cent, and a $500,000 lifetime cap on after-tax contributions. LaborIncrease tax on contributions from 15-30 per cent for people earning more than $250,000. Tax superannuation earnings... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Labor foreshadows Barton Highway announcementLabor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on
Labor foreshadows Barton Highway announcement
Daily Liberal / Posted 12 minutes ago
Labor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on the Barton Highway before the federal election on July 2. Labor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on the Barton Highway before the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Labor foreshadows Barton Highway announcementLabor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on
Labor foreshadows Barton Highway announcement
The Border Mail / Posted 15 minutes ago
Labor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on the Barton Highway before the federal election on July 2. Labor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on the Barton Highway before the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Labor foreshadows Barton Highway announcementLabor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on
Labor foreshadows Barton Highway announcement
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 minutes ago
Labor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on the Barton Highway before the federal election on July 2. Labor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on the Barton Highway before the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
AAA: Distractions a big issue for teenage drivers | Daytonyear, according to the study. In the past five years during the “100 Deadliest
AAA: Distractions a big issue for teenage drivers | Dayton
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 20 minutes ago
year, according to the study. In the past five years during the “100 Deadliest Days,” the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal accidents involving teenage drivers historically climb: * An average of 1,022 people died each year in... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Crews fight wildfire burning north of Davenport in Lincoln CountyWash. - This week is the start of the so-called "100 Deadliest Days of Driving.
Crews fight wildfire burning north of Davenport in Lincoln County
KHQ Spokane / Posted 25 minutes ago
Wash. - This week is the start of the so-called "100 Deadliest Days of Driving." It's the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day when police see teen-related crash deaths ramp up from the rest of the year. The increase is staggering. AAA says... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Thriving rail trails energize communities"But we have a very faithful group of volunteers. We figured last year at $8 an
Thriving rail trails energize communities
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 28 minutes ago
"But we have a very faithful group of volunteers. We figured last year at $8 an hour, they did $170,000 worth of volunteer labor." They also have built a campground near the river that includes several shelters and a lawn for tents. "On the... Read more
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WA Today
Peter Martin: Economic growth is nowhere near as good as it seems, but it'll do for the prime ministereconomic growth figures that he started talking them down saying they would sho
Peter Martin: Economic growth is nowhere near as good as it seems, but it'll do for the prime minister
WA Today / Posted 29 minutes ago
economic growth figures that he started talking them down saying they would show the economy was too fragile to cope with a Labor government. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has welcomed the strong first quarter national accounts figures. Photo:... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Thriving rail trails energize communities"But we have a very faithful group of volunteers. We figured last year at $8 an
Thriving rail trails energize communities
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 30 minutes ago
"But we have a very faithful group of volunteers. We figured last year at $8 an hour, they did $170,000 worth of volunteer labor." They also have built a campground near the river that includes several shelters and a lawn for tents. "On the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Pot gets political: Santa Ana marijuana dispensary endorses Loretta Sanchezshe “generally supports legalization.” Sanchez and South Coast Safe Access con
Pot gets political: Santa Ana marijuana dispensary endorses Loretta Sanchez
Orange County Register / Posted 32 minutes ago
she “generally supports legalization.” Sanchez and South Coast Safe Access connected a couple of months ago over organized labor. In March, the congresswoman attended a news conference announcing that De Wyk’s Warner Avenue shop was unionizing... Read more
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Sun Star
Paolo Duterte lambasts KMU for strike at Nakashin factoryi-hire (Who will I favor? The 75 workers who lost their jobs or the more than 7
Paolo Duterte lambasts KMU for strike at Nakashin factory
Sun Star / Posted 32 minutes ago
i-hire (Who will I favor? The 75 workers who lost their jobs or the more than 75 workers who were newly-hired)?" The labor group also alleged that the earlier agreement was reversed since there is a conflict of interest as Duterte has friends... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
AAA: Distractions a big issue for teenage drivers | Daytonyear, according to the study. In the past five years during the “100 Deadliest
AAA: Distractions a big issue for teenage drivers | Dayton
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 32 minutes ago
year, according to the study. In the past five years during the “100 Deadliest Days,” the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal accidents involving teenage drivers historically climb: * An average of 1,022 people died each year in... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Key Employee Retention Plans for Construction Firmsany required building permits and certificates of occupancy. The estimator is r
Key Employee Retention Plans for Construction Firms
Crain's New York Business / Posted 35 minutes ago
any required building permits and certificates of occupancy. The estimator is responsible for planning out the costs of labor, equipment and materials for the entire project. Since projects often span years—sometimes many years—it is wise for... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City's businesses should support a vote on Obama's Supreme Court nomineeFebruary that the court declined to hear a high-profile case, and that it follo
City's businesses should support a vote on Obama's Supreme Court nominee
Crain's New York Business / Posted 35 minutes ago
February that the court declined to hear a high-profile case, and that it followed a recent 4-to-4 decision on an important labor case, The New York Times editorial board rightly panned the court’s abdication on the issue. “The court’s job is not to... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
French Air Traffic Controllers Set To Strike Over The Weekend3-5. And Air France pilots have voted to strike later in the month. The strike
French Air Traffic Controllers Set To Strike Over The Weekend
The Aero-News Network / Posted 45 minutes ago
3-5. And Air France pilots have voted to strike later in the month. The strikes are reportedly due to a change in French labor laws that will give employers greater latitude in adjusting pay and increasing the work week from 35 hours to 46. It... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Election 2016: Labor foreshadows announcement on Barton HighwayLabor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on
Election 2016: Labor foreshadows announcement on Barton Highway
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 46 minutes ago
Labor candidate for Eden-Monaro Mike Kelly has foreshadowed an announcement on the Barton Highway before the federal election on July 2. Mr Kelly was in Hall on Wednesday for the launch of a campaign by the Barton Highway Community Action Group. The... Read more
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Digi Times
Artificial intelligence providing superhuman growth for NVIDIAtraditional coding, i.e. writing if-then statements to classify every feature o
Artificial intelligence providing superhuman growth for NVIDIA
Digi Times / Posted 47 minutes ago
traditional coding, i.e. writing if-then statements to classify every feature of every object in every image would be too labor intensive for Google's massive video, image, and voice datasets. Instead, Ng used an A.I. algorithm called a Deep... Read more
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Canberra Times
Peter Martin: Economic growth is nowhere near as good as it seems, but it'll do for the prime ministereconomic growth figures that he started talking them down saying they would sho
Peter Martin: Economic growth is nowhere near as good as it seems, but it'll do for the prime minister
Canberra Times / Posted 48 minutes ago
economic growth figures that he started talking them down saying they would show the economy was too fragile to cope with a Labor government. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has welcomed the strong first quarter national accounts figures. Photo:... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Township Fire Department trains for flash flooding rescues'100 Deadliest Days of Summer' Monday kicks off the "100 Deadliest Days of Sum
Township Fire Department trains for flash flooding rescues
WGEM Quincy / Posted 50 minutes ago
'100 Deadliest Days of Summer' Monday kicks off the "100 Deadliest Days of Summer," the stretch between Memorial Day and Labor Day where teen crashes and fatalities see a spike. Quincy Police urge teens to drive slow and take their time behind... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Quincy Fire Department takes first steps toward new station'100 Deadliest Days of Summer' Monday kicks off the "100 Deadliest Days of Sum
Quincy Fire Department takes first steps toward new station
WGEM Quincy / Posted 50 minutes ago
'100 Deadliest Days of Summer' Monday kicks off the "100 Deadliest Days of Summer," the stretch between Memorial Day and Labor Day where teen crashes and fatalities see a spike. Quincy Police urge teens to drive slow and take their time behind... Read more
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Variety
Wiz Khalifia’s Lawsuit Challenges ‘360’ Deal With Manager, Record LabelGrinberg and Rostrum as personal managers in 2014. He claims that he can end th
Wiz Khalifia’s Lawsuit Challenges ‘360’ Deal With Manager, Record Label
Variety / Posted an hour ago
Grinberg and Rostrum as personal managers in 2014. He claims that he can end the “360 agreement” under the California Labor Code’s seven-year rule. In a statement, Grinberg said he was “very disappointed and surprised by today’s news. To... Read more
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Herald Sun
Shorten’s embarrassing Origin gaffemove during the marathon election campaign. He said he’d be backing the Maroon
Shorten’s embarrassing Origin gaffe
Herald Sun / Posted an hour ago
move during the marathon election campaign. He said he’d be backing the Maroons because his wife was a Queenslander. The Labor leader, who was campaigning in Brisbane on Wednesday, said Melbourne Storm players such as Cameron Smith were well... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Safe Liberal seat in Adelaide faces Xenophon challengechallenger, Rebekha Sharkie, comes from NXT, which means preference flows could
Safe Liberal seat in Adelaide faces Xenophon challenge
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
challenger, Rebekha Sharkie, comes from NXT, which means preference flows could be important. In Mayo, a traditionally low Labor vote would mean if a third party candidate polled second, preferences could help them steal a win from the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'What if aliens make contact?': Shorten says Sunday penalty rates won't be cutEarth? The Prime Minister has also taken aim at Mr Shorten over his position o
'What if aliens make contact?': Shorten says Sunday penalty rates won't be cut
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
Earth? The Prime Minister has also taken aim at Mr Shorten over his position on penalty rates. Malcolm Turnbull said the Labor leader had not told voters what his party would do on the issue if elected. "He tries to suggest that if Fair Work... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Cello’s Uncanny Humanityin the extreme—a regal contralto timbre arises only from a combination of freak
The Cello’s Uncanny Humanity
The New Yorker / Posted an hour ago
in the extreme—a regal contralto timbre arises only from a combination of freakish talent and thousands of hours of labor—hardly detracts from the vicarious pleasure of watching a master cellist give public shape to a private world. The... Read more
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News.com.au
If you’re a weekend worker who gets a penalty rate, you need to read this.to “rectify” pay deals eliminating weekend penalty rates after a serious rebuke
If you’re a weekend worker who gets a penalty rate, you need to read this.
News.com.au / Posted an hour ago
to “rectify” pay deals eliminating weekend penalty rates after a serious rebuke yesterday from the workplace umpire. The Labor Leader had to confront the huge union covering retail workers before its deals damaged his campaign pledge to protect... Read more
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News Mail
MP slams 'double digit' increases to power pricesBUNDABERG and Burnett households and businesses are again being slugged with hi
MP slams 'double digit' increases to power prices
News Mail / Posted an hour ago
BUNDABERG and Burnett households and businesses are again being slugged with higher power bills, with the Palaszczuk Labor Government unable to outline its plans for driving down costs. Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett said the Queensland... Read more
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Boston Herald
Full Court Press: Lining up behind bradylong-shot case against the NFL. “Brady got a raw deal,” Kenneth Feinberg told
Full Court Press: Lining up behind brady
Boston Herald / Posted an hour ago
long-shot case against the NFL. “Brady got a raw deal,” Kenneth Feinberg told me last night. “I don’t care if he is a laborer, lawyer or a quarterback — he got a raw deal, and I knew I had to say something.” The Brockton native, who has been... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Funeral held for Post Falls teen killed in crashWash. - This week is the start of the so-called "100 Deadliest Days of Driving.
Funeral held for Post Falls teen killed in crash
KHQ Spokane / Posted an hour ago
Wash. - This week is the start of the so-called "100 Deadliest Days of Driving." It's the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day when police see teen-related crash deaths ramp up from the rest of the year. The increase is staggering. AAA says... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Crews fight wildfire burning north of Newport in Lincoln CountyWash. - This week is the start of the so-called "100 Deadliest Days of Driving.
Crews fight wildfire burning north of Newport in Lincoln County
KHQ Spokane / Posted an hour ago
Wash. - This week is the start of the so-called "100 Deadliest Days of Driving." It's the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day when police see teen-related crash deaths ramp up from the rest of the year. The increase is staggering. AAA says... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
1 in hospital after chain-reaction crash in N. SpokaneWash. - This week is the start of the so-called "100 Deadliest Days of Driving.
1 in hospital after chain-reaction crash in N. Spokane
KHQ Spokane / Posted an hour ago
Wash. - This week is the start of the so-called "100 Deadliest Days of Driving." It's the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day when police see teen-related crash deaths ramp up from the rest of the year. The increase is staggering. AAA says... Read more
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WA Today
Now there's a magazine devoted to gay weddingsMalcolm Turnbull said he expected a plebiscite on the issue would be held this
Now there's a magazine devoted to gay weddings
WA Today / Posted an hour ago
Malcolm Turnbull said he expected a plebiscite on the issue would be held this year, if he wins government on July 2. Labor has said it would not hold the $160-million plebiscite and would instead hold a parliamentary vote on changes to... Read more
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Perth Now
Shorten’s embarrassing Origin gaffemove during the marathon election campaign. He said he’d be backing the Maroon
Shorten’s embarrassing Origin gaffe
Perth Now / Posted an hour ago
move during the marathon election campaign. He said he’d be backing the Maroons because his wife was a Queenslander. The Labor leader, who was campaigning in Brisbane on Wednesday, said Melbourne Storm players such as Cameron Smith were well... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
Local veteran 'disgusted' after American flags mishandledThat donation happened before this incident. Those new American flags will fir
Local veteran 'disgusted' after American flags mishandled
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted an hour ago
That donation happened before this incident. Those new American flags will first fly on Independence Day and through Labor Day. Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Shorten’s embarrassing Origin gaffemove during the marathon election campaign. He said he’d be backing the Maroon
Shorten’s embarrassing Origin gaffe
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
move during the marathon election campaign. He said he’d be backing the Maroons because his wife was a Queenslander. The Labor leader, who was campaigning in Brisbane on Wednesday, said Melbourne Storm players such as Cameron Smith were well... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Mandaluyong intensifies curfew on minorspush for a nationwide curfew on minors to protect them from abuses, human traff
Mandaluyong intensifies curfew on minors
Inquirier.net / Posted an hour ago
push for a nationwide curfew on minors to protect them from abuses, human trafficking and drug trafficking and curb child labor. SFM Disclaimer: Comments do not represent the views of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude comments which... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Peter Martin: Economic growth is nowhere near as good as it seems, but it'll do for the prime ministereconomic growth figures that he started talking them down saying they would sho
Peter Martin: Economic growth is nowhere near as good as it seems, but it'll do for the prime minister
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
economic growth figures that he started talking them down saying they would show the economy was too fragile to cope with a Labor government. On the face of it, the fastest economic growth in the life of the Coalition government shows no such... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Arrest Made in Mayflower Home Improvement Store Fraud Casethat at least $40,000 in cash and flooring materials had been stolen from one o
Arrest Made in Mayflower Home Improvement Store Fraud Case
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted an hour ago
that at least $40,000 in cash and flooring materials had been stolen from one of Mayflower's biggest businesses, through labor and billing discrepancies. Detective Chase says it was pretty obvious someone was pocketing the excess. "Most people... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
No more spills "unless I go to the pie shop": MPand protection but holding everyone responsible for everything is not the way t
No more spills "unless I go to the pie shop": MP
The Daily Mercury / Posted 2 hours ago
and protection but holding everyone responsible for everything is not the way to go," he said. He also accused the Labor Government of encouraging the "criminalisation of almost everyone in the agricultural sector", and said incentives... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Over Half Of The World's 45 Million Slaves Are Located In 5 Countriesor leave because of threats, violence, coercion, abuse of power or deception."
Over Half Of The World's 45 Million Slaves Are Located In 5 Countries
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 hours ago
or leave because of threats, violence, coercion, abuse of power or deception." Common forms of slavery include forced labor, sex trafficking, bonded labor and involuntary domestic servitude. The group says some form of modern enslavement is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Election 2016: When in doubt, Labor plays to the base Labor are playing to their base with policies on health, education and fairne
Election 2016: When in doubt, Labor plays to the base
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
Labor are playing to their base with policies on health, education and fairness. There's sound logic for this tactic, but it would still be astonishing if it delivered them electoral victory,... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Victim dies after Tuesday morning shooting in Taylor Berry neighborhoodPICTURES! Jude Redfield and his wife welcome a son The details the exhausted c
Victim dies after Tuesday morning shooting in Taylor Berry neighborhood
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 hours ago
PICTURES! Jude Redfield and his wife welcome a son The details the exhausted couple are able to share after 24 hours of labor! The details the exhausted couple are able to share after 24 hours of labor! 'Louder Than Life' festival names lineup... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Peter Martin: Economic growth is nowhere near as good as it seems, but it'll do for the prime ministereconomic growth figures that he started talking them down saying they would sho
Peter Martin: Economic growth is nowhere near as good as it seems, but it'll do for the prime minister
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
economic growth figures that he started talking them down saying they would show the economy was too fragile to cope with a Labor government. On the face of it, the fastest economic growth in the life of the Coalition government shows no such... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Over Half Of The World's 45 Million Slaves Are Located In 5 Countriesor leave because of threats, violence, coercion, abuse of power or deception."
Over Half Of The World's 45 Million Slaves Are Located In 5 Countries
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 hours ago
or leave because of threats, violence, coercion, abuse of power or deception." Common forms of slavery include forced labor, sex trafficking, bonded labor and involuntary domestic servitude. The group says some form of modern enslavement is... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Solar revolution': Labor climate plan warms up to renters, pensionersa "garden" of solar panels and the technology would be encouraged in public hou
'Solar revolution': Labor climate plan warms up to renters, pensioners
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 hours ago
a "garden" of solar panels and the technology would be encouraged in public housing and aged-care homes in a $98.7 million Labor push to bring the "solar revolution" to those who do not own a home. Groups of renters could share a "garden" of solar... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Competing ads aim to sway N.J. voters on gas taxfront and center on New Jersey television screens for much of the summer. The
Competing ads aim to sway N.J. voters on gas tax
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 hours ago
front and center on New Jersey television screens for much of the summer. The biggest player so far has been the Engineers Labor-Employer Cooperative, a group funded by Operating Engineers Local 825, a union that represents construction workers.... Read more
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