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Reuters
Mexico withheld millions in tax refunds from P&G, Unilever, ColgateColgate toothpaste is pictured on sale at a grocery store in Pasadena, Californ
Mexico withheld millions in tax refunds from P&G, Unilever, Colgate
Reuters / Posted 8 hours ago
Colgate toothpaste is pictured on sale at a grocery store in Pasadena, California January 30, 2014. MEXICO CITY Mexico's government withheld hundreds of millions of dollars in tax refunds owed to Procter & Gamble, Unilever, and Colgate combined as... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mexico withheld millions in tax refunds from P&G, Unilever, ColgateMEXICO CITY: Mexico's government withheld hundreds of millions of dollars in ta
Mexico withheld millions in tax refunds from P&G, Unilever, Colgate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 hours ago
MEXICO CITY: Mexico's government withheld hundreds of millions of dollars in tax refunds owed to Procter & Gamble, Unilever, and Colgate combined as it sought to coax them and other multinationals to pay more income tax locally, according to people... Read more
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Hamilton News
It’s time to add prescription drugs to Canadian MedicareDuring my 30 years as a family physician practicing in downtown Hamilton, many
It’s time to add prescription drugs to Canadian Medicare
Hamilton News / Posted 16 hours ago
During my 30 years as a family physician practicing in downtown Hamilton, many of my patients struggled with the cost of prescription drugs. I frequently found myself begging drug company representatives for "samples" to give to patients with... Read more
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Literary Minded
Essential Research: 52-48 to Labor –“A question on the ABC’s Q&A program finds is to be considerably more popular t
Essential Research: 52-48 to Labor –
Literary Minded / Posted 18 hours ago
“A question on the ABC’s Q&A program finds is to be considerably more popular than its critics in the government, with 46% rating it good and 11% poor (including 37% and 23% among Coalition voters).” This again shows just how out-of-touch the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Why Tony Abbott's claims on emissions targets get mixed verdictsFact check: The Government has announced that Australia will cut greenhouse g
Why Tony Abbott's claims on emissions targets get mixed verdicts
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Fact check: The Government has announced that Australia will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 per cent by 2030, ahead of the Paris climate change conference in December. Claim... Read more
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Business Spectator
Credit where credit's due for China's economic authoritiesNobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman recently said with reference to Chin
Credit where credit's due for China's economic authorities
Business Spectator / Posted yesterday
Nobel prize winning economist Paul Krugman recently said with reference to China’s President Xi Jinping: “Are you starting to have the feeling that when it comes to economic policy Xi-who-must-be-obeyed has no idea what he’s doing?” Krugman’s... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Apple, Amazon, Google dubbed ‘worst offenders’ for use of tax loopholesA new advocacy group led by Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz is trying t
Apple, Amazon, Google dubbed ‘worst offenders’ for use of tax loopholes
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
A new advocacy group led by Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz is trying to grab an unlikely recruit to support its charge to reform corporate taxes and get multinational businesses such as Apple, Google and Amazon to pay out more money:... Read more
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The Courier
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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The Young Witness
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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Western Advocate
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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Manning River Times
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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The North West Star
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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The Border Mail
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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IMF
Blanchard: Looking Forward, Looking BackINTERVIEW WITH OLIVIER BLANCHARD Olivier Blanchard will step down as Economi
Blanchard: Looking Forward, Looking Back
IMF / Posted yesterday
INTERVIEW WITH OLIVIER BLANCHARD Olivier Blanchard will step down as Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Research Department at the end of September. He will join the Peterson Institute for... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of AustraliaSuperannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as ta
Superannuation tax concessions benefit the rich: Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Superannuation tax concessions are benefiting the rich and are being used as tax mitigation measures, rather than to encourage retirement savings, one of Australia's most respected think-tanks has warned. Superannuation tax concessions are... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
APEC cites role of quality infra in economic growth Cebu City – The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), in support of the g
APEC cites role of quality infra in economic growth
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
Cebu City – The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), in support of the goal of APEC regional connectivity by 2025, emphasized that quality infrastructure is a necessary component to economic... Read more
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PhysOrg
Opinion: The threat of robots and automation taking jobs is being overstatedRobot Noir. Credit: Flickr/JL Watkins, CC BY-NC Jobs, or more accurately, not h
Opinion: The threat of robots and automation taking jobs is being overstated
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Robot Noir. Credit: Flickr/JL Watkins, CC BY-NC Jobs, or more accurately, not having a job, has been in the news this week. The Foundation of Young Australians released a report claiming that 40% of all Australian jobs would be at high risk of being... Read more
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Sun Star
APEC countries to highlight need for quality infrastructureTHE Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries stand to highlight the i
APEC countries to highlight need for quality infrastructure
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
THE Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries stand to highlight the importance of "quality infrastructure" as a "necessary component" of economic growth during the Third Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM3) and the Finance Ministers’... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
BNZ grows worried about 'near-recession' as Key talks economy upPrime Minister John Key. Photo / Nick Reed The Bank of New Zealand is increasi
BNZ grows worried about 'near-recession' as Key talks economy up
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Prime Minister John Key. Photo / Nick Reed The Bank of New Zealand is increasingly concerned the economy is grinding to a halt following today's confirmation in the ANZ Bank Business Outlook survey of slumping business confidence. "As each day... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
BNZ grows worried about 'near-recession' as Key talks economy upThe Bank of New Zealand is increasingly concerned the economy is grinding to a
BNZ grows worried about 'near-recession' as Key talks economy up
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
The Bank of New Zealand is increasingly concerned the economy is grinding to a halt following today's confirmation in the ANZ Bank Business Outlook survey of slumping business confidence. "As each day passes, the likelihood of our alternative... Read more
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Times of Malta
Education: the ugly Swedish modelThis article is not about human aesthetics. It is about how easy it is to becom
Education: the ugly Swedish model
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
This article is not about human aesthetics. It is about how easy it is to become complacent about education reform and how equally important it is to keep tweaking our education system to achieve excellence. For several years the Swedish education... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Work hacksSmall business editor Caitlin Sykes this week interviews a handful of small bus
Work hacks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Small business editor Caitlin Sykes this week interviews a handful of small business owners about work hacks. Paul Conway, director of economics and research at the New Zealand Productivity Commission. Photo / Stephen Court Steve Pirie works the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
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The Courier
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
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donga.com
donga.com[English donga]Korea�s dishonor of being ranked OECD No.1 for suicide rate . AUGUST 31, 2015 0
donga.com[English donga]
donga.com / Posted 2 days ago
Korea�s dishonor of being ranked OECD No.1 for suicide rate . AUGUST 31, 2015 07:06. . In the Health Data 2015 released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Korea�s suicide rate in 2013 was 29.1 per 100,000, which has... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
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The Young Witness
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
15 related stories
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Western Advocate
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
15 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
15 related stories
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Manning River Times
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
15 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
15 related stories
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The North West Star
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
15 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
15 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed
Australia should embrace 'US-style privately managed public schools'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
State governments should look to US-style "charter schools" - privately-managed public schools - as a way to boost the poor test results of Australian students, a new report argues. The report, published by the free market Centre for Independent... Read more
15 related stories
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Scoop.co.nz
Tribunal Claim: Too Many Māori in Prison And ReoffendingThe next steps in the Waitangi Tribunal process will involve a response by the
Tribunal Claim: Too Many Māori in Prison And Reoffending
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
The next steps in the Waitangi Tribunal process will involve a response by the Crown and other interested parties. If the Tribunal ultimately agrees to hear the claim as a matter of urgency, Mr Hemopo, iwi groups and expert witnesses will present... Read more
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Independent
The French work less than the British and Germans, but an attack on 35-hour working week has split left and angered traditionalistsMr Macron, 37, an unelected former banker, was forced to retract suggestions th
The French work less than the British and Germans, but an attack on 35-hour working week has split left and angered traditionalists
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Mr Macron, 37, an unelected former banker, was forced to retract suggestions that he wanted to abolish the 35-hour week, first introduced by a Socialist government 15 years ago. In doing so, however, he fanned the flames further by declaring bluntly:... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Mental health charities furious over Iain Duncan Smith's plans for sick benefitsThe Work and Pensions Secretary declared work is "good for your health" and sug
Mental health charities furious over Iain Duncan Smith's plans for sick benefits
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
The Work and Pensions Secretary declared work is "good for your health" and suggested having a job could prevent people with depression from deteriorating further. He unveiled plans for benefit assessments to check what tasks people could do -... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A: David Seymour - Paid parental leave concessions costsSunday, 30 August 2015, 12:39 pmPress Release: TVNZQ+A: David Seymour - Paid pa
Q+A: David Seymour - Paid parental leave concessions costs
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Sunday, 30 August 2015, 12:39 pmPress Release: TVNZQ+A: David Seymour - Paid parental leave concessions will cost $5-$10 millionQ + AEpisode 827SUE MORONEY, DAVID SEYMOURInterviewed by CORIN... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Healthy eating starts earlyThe daily challenge of filling the kids' lunch boxes can be a minefield for par
Healthy eating starts early
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
The daily challenge of filling the kids' lunch boxes can be a minefield for parents, as recent studies have shown. Brenda Harwood talks to health advocates about the issue and its potential long-term impact on children's health. The foods parents... Read more
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Salon.com
Jeb Bush declares war on American labor: “People should work longer hours”This article originally appeared on Americans work a lot; in fact, they spend
Jeb Bush declares war on American labor: “People should work longer hours”
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
This article originally appeared on Americans work a lot; in fact, they spend more hours on the job than workers in many other industrialized countries. But many have wondered if working even more hours might boost economic growth rates. Simply put,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Lisa Owen interviews Helen ClarkSaturday, 29 August 2015, 3:55 pmPress Release: The NationGlobal commitments to
Lisa Owen interviews Helen Clark
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Saturday, 29 August 2015, 3:55 pmPress Release: The NationGlobal commitments to greenhouse gas reductions ahead of Paris are not enough to tackle climate change and developed countries,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Annemarie Quill: Children's rights must come firstSAD TOLL: A child is admitted to hospital every second day with injuries arisin
Annemarie Quill: Children's rights must come first
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
SAD TOLL: A child is admitted to hospital every second day with injuries arising from assault, neglect or maltreatment.FILE PHOTO IT'S been a grim week for reading about child abuse. Today, Rod Vaughan's interview with Homes of Hope chief executive... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Obama Made A Lot Of Promises On This Day In 2008. Here's How They're Holding Up.On Aug. 28, 2008, Barack Obama, then a senator from Illinois, accepted the Demo
Obama Made A Lot Of Promises On This Day In 2008. Here's How They're Holding Up.
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
On Aug. 28, 2008, Barack Obama, then a senator from Illinois, accepted the Democratic nomination for president in Denver. In his speech, he made a lot of promises about what he would do as president of the United States. Seven years later, we looked... Read more
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Accounting Today
Lawmakers Tell Treasury to Go Easy on Multinational Tax Reporting ChangesThe chairmen of Congress�s two main tax committees, House Ways and Means Commit
Lawmakers Tell Treasury to Go Easy on Multinational Tax Reporting Changes
Accounting Today / Posted 4 days ago
The chairmen of Congress�s two main tax committees, House Ways and Means Committee chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, have written to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew saying he should hold off on... Read more
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The Courier
Adults count the cost of poor maths skillsAdults are heading back to the classroom to learn basic maths skills they faile
Adults count the cost of poor maths skills
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
Adults are heading back to the classroom to learn basic maths skills they failed to pick up in school. "I've left my glasses at home," the 30-year-old with perfect vision said. Chisholm Institute of TAFE senior educator Margo Murphy had heard this... Read more
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The Border Mail
Adults count the cost of poor maths skillsAdults are heading back to the classroom to learn basic maths skills they faile
Adults count the cost of poor maths skills
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Adults are heading back to the classroom to learn basic maths skills they failed to pick up in school. "I've left my glasses at home," the 30-year-old with perfect vision said. Chisholm Institute of TAFE senior educator Margo Murphy had heard this... Read more
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