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CTV News
Canadian banks shake off oilpatch fears, report better-than-expected earningsTORONTO -- Panic about how the oil price shock could affect the banks' bottom l
Canadian banks shake off oilpatch fears, report better-than-expected earnings
CTV News / Posted an hour ago
TORONTO -- Panic about how the oil price shock could affect the banks' bottom lines has subsided, as several of the country's largest financial institutions reported better-than-expected third-quarter results. CIBC (TSX:CM) reported that its... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
The Weekly List: 21 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next Seven DaysE. Sunrise Drive. $100 for single ticket, $1,000 for table. OMGFest: Do some g
The Weekly List: 21 Things To Do In Tucson In The Next Seven Days
Tucson Weekly / Posted 2 hours ago
E. Sunrise Drive. $100 for single ticket, $1,000 for table. OMGFest: Do some gaming and raise money for the local food bank at the Offline Multiplayer Gaming Festival this weekend. The fest aims to bring gaming back to its "best" form—a bunch... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Cape Fear Academy celebrates 50 years in Wilmingtontest scores in the region. As CFA celebrates its semi-centennial, leaders say w
Cape Fear Academy celebrates 50 years in Wilmington
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 7 hours ago
test scores in the region. As CFA celebrates its semi-centennial, leaders say what will carry it through the next half-century is its adaptability to the ever-changing landscape of American education. "When you think about independent schools... Read more
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Fortune
Here’s Why the Pundits Are Wrong About Warren BuffettBuffett has been in command, has compounded its book value at 19.2% annually. T
Here’s Why the Pundits Are Wrong About Warren Buffett
Fortune / Posted 7 hours ago
Buffett has been in command, has compounded its book value at 19.2% annually. That enormous gap, sustained over half a century, represents a standard of out-performance that has no close rival and probably never will. Buffett achieved that... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bay Area startups developing the high-tech way to make a babysaid the common ways to track fertility don't cut it for Silicon Valley's caree
Bay Area startups developing the high-tech way to make a baby
PhysOrg / Posted 22 hours ago
said the common ways to track fertility don't cut it for Silicon Valley's career-driven, tech-savvy women. "They're 19th-century methods," she said. "Nothing happened in this whole field for so many years. We have innovation happening everywhere... Read more
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Island Packet
200 years old, still swinging: Device with roots in the field foils a water hazardstorks. Williams, a wildlife biologist with Savannah-based Sligh Environmental
200 years old, still swinging: Device with roots in the field foils a water hazard
Island Packet / Posted 23 hours ago
storks. Williams, a wildlife biologist with Savannah-based Sligh Environmental Consultants, stood on the bridge atop the embankment that separated the marsh from the pond bordering the No. 17 fairway and No. 18’s championship tee box at Belfair’s... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Gold Standard "Comes After War, Not Before" Macquarie Warns "The Private Sector Will Never Recover"interest rates—the poor and the middle class all have their problems to deal wi
A Gold Standard "Comes After War, Not Before" Macquarie Warns "The Private Sector Will Never Recover"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
interest rates—the poor and the middle class all have their problems to deal with. Experts in the government or central banks are trying to manage a suboptimal situation but cannot isolate the problem, let alone offer solutions. Or maybe they... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In Little Rock, Tim Kaine vows fight for state in Novembervice presidential nominee said Tuesday. Speaking at a Democratic National Comm
In Little Rock, Tim Kaine vows fight for state in November
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
vice presidential nominee said Tuesday. Speaking at a Democratic National Committee campaign office in Little Rock, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine said he's aware of voter surveys showing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump far ahead of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In LR, Kaine vows fight for state in Novembervice presidential nominee said Tuesday. Speaking at a Democratic National Comm
In LR, Kaine vows fight for state in November
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
vice presidential nominee said Tuesday. Speaking at a Democratic National Committee campaign office in Little Rock, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine said he's aware of voter surveys showing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump far ahead of... Read more
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Brandon Sun
We should join national securities regulator effortEarlier this week, finance ministers of Canada, five provinces and the Yukon ap
We should join national securities regulator effort
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
Earlier this week, finance ministers of Canada, five provinces and the Yukon appointed the 15 securities lawyers and bankers who will be directors of Canada’s national securities regulator. None of them, however, will speak for Manitoba, because the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why momentum investing doesn't work, how to be a contrarian, and a fund that's bucking the trendsignificant increase in economic pessimism. When will rates rise? That's the
Why momentum investing doesn't work, how to be a contrarian, and a fund that's bucking the trend
The Globe and Mail / Posted yesterday
significant increase in economic pessimism. When will rates rise? That's the magic question as investors tune into what U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks later this week, writes Larry Berman. "I have suggested for several years that... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Governor’s Charity Steer Show raises over $244,000; sets new recordsincluding Chem Gro of Houghton, Sinclair Tractor, Big River Resources, Kent Fee
Governor’s Charity Steer Show raises over $244,000; sets new records
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
including Chem Gro of Houghton, Sinclair Tractor, Big River Resources, Kent Feeds, Becks Hybrids, Pilot Grove Savings Bank, Shottenkirk, Automotive Group, DMC Mutual Insurance, JJ Nichtings, Sullivan Auctioneers, Jim Baier, Wellman Cattle... Read more
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Newsmax
World's Biggest Bond Traders Undeterred by Negative YieldsJapanese Ministry of Finance data show. “We can in some markets buy even negat
World's Biggest Bond Traders Undeterred by Negative Yields
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
Japanese Ministry of Finance data show. “We can in some markets buy even negative-yielding assets and hedge them into U.S. dollars to create attractive positive yields,” said Sachin Gupta, who helps manage the $7.8 billion Pimco fund from... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
'Keynesian' shift a boon for these 35 U.S. stocks: Merrill LynchThe central bank put is giving way to the “Keynesian put,” according to Merrill
'Keynesian' shift a boon for these 35 U.S. stocks: Merrill Lynch
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The central bank put is giving way to the “Keynesian put,” according to Merrill Lynch. With long-term borrowing rates for most developed nations sitting near record lows, and the potentially perverse effects of lowering rates below zero widely on... Read more
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Daily Mail
How 'Britain's richest banker' wants to become a drugs baronReckoned to have once been the richest British banker in Britain, Roger Jenkins
How 'Britain's richest banker' wants to become a drugs baron
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Reckoned to have once been the richest British banker in Britain, Roger Jenkins was the multi-millionaire financier credited with ‘saving’ Barclays during the crash by persuading Middle East investors to bail it out. He didn’t quite manage to save... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"A Date Which Will Live In Infamy" - President Nixon's Decision To Abandon The Gold StandardVia AntoniusAquinas.com, Franklin Delano Roosevelt called the Japanese “surpri
"A Date Which Will Live In Infamy" - President Nixon's Decision To Abandon The Gold Standard
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Via AntoniusAquinas.com, Franklin Delano Roosevelt called the Japanese “surprise” attack on the U.S. occupied territory of Hawaii and its naval base Pearl Harbor, “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy.” Similar words should be used for President Nixon’s... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Bonnie Baha, DoubleLine’s head of developed credit, dies in accident(Bloomberg) -- Bonnie Baha, a U.S. bond portfolio manager who helped Jeffrey Gu
Bonnie Baha, DoubleLine’s head of developed credit, dies in accident
Financial Planning.com / Posted 2 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Bonnie Baha, a U.S. bond portfolio manager who helped Jeffrey Gundlach turn DoubleLine Capital into a $100 billion asset management firm, has died. Baha died Sunday at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Va.,... Read more
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Business Wire
Century Communities Expands and Extends the Maturity Date of Its Unsecured Credit FacilityGREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Century Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCS)
Century Communities Expands and Extends the Maturity Date of Its Unsecured Credit Facility
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Century Communities, Inc. (NYSE:CCS) (the “Company”), a top-25 U.S. homebuilder of single-family homes, townhomes and flats in select markets, today announced that it has expanded its senior unsecured credit... Read more
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Newsmax
With GDP Fading as Economy Gauge, Hunt for a New Yardstick Is OnGross domestic product is so 20th century. The measure has risen from humble b
With GDP Fading as Economy Gauge, Hunt for a New Yardstick Is On
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
Gross domestic product is so 20th century. The measure has risen from humble beginnings during the Great Depression to be an essential gauge for governments and central banks the world over. Long-term investors allocate capital based on its... Read more
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Market Watch
Stiglitz says Europe has two choices: Reform or divorcewas inevitable that Germany’s voice would be loud. Anyone who has dealt with Ge
Stiglitz says Europe has two choices: Reform or divorce
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
was inevitable that Germany’s voice would be loud. Anyone who has dealt with German policy makers over the past third of a century should have known in advance the likely result. Most important, given the available tools, not even the most... Read more
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Reuters
RBS to relive unpleasant memories as investor lawsuit loomsA man walks past a branch of The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in central London
RBS to relive unpleasant memories as investor lawsuit looms
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
A man walks past a branch of The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in central London, Britain August 27, 2014. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Files LONDON At an English country mansion last month, lawyers for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) sat down with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
RBS to relive unpleasant memories as investor lawsuit loomsLONDON: At an English country mansion last month, lawyers for Royal Bank of Sco
RBS to relive unpleasant memories as investor lawsuit looms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
LONDON: At an English country mansion last month, lawyers for Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) sat down with representatives of angry shareholders to broker an end to what may end up being the costliest case in British legal history.The meeting at The... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Monday Morning Business Brief - August 22outlook for economic growth and interest rates. Analysts expect Yellen to expre
Monday Morning Business Brief - August 22
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 3 days ago
outlook for economic growth and interest rates. Analysts expect Yellen to express caution but support the impression the U.S. central bank is on track to raise rates as early as this year. BEIJING (AP) - China National Chemical Corp. says a U.S.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
US Futures Fall, European Stocks Rise As Stronger Dollar Sends Oil Lowerbuy Intersil. Bloomberg’s dollar index climbed to a one-week high after Fed Vi
US Futures Fall, European Stocks Rise As Stronger Dollar Sends Oil Lower
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
buy Intersil. Bloomberg’s dollar index climbed to a one-week high after Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said Sunday the U.S. economy is already close to meeting the central bank’s goals and that growth will pick up. On the other side of the... Read more
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Business Wire
O’Neil Expands Top Ranks as Wall Street Contractsexpanded its equity research and sales capabilities with an infusion of executi
O’Neil Expands Top Ranks as Wall Street Contracts
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
expanded its equity research and sales capabilities with an infusion of executive-level expertise from global investment banks. This growth coincides with the increase in trading capabilities at the firm’s affiliated broker-dealer, O’Neil... Read more
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Swissinfo
European Investment Banks’ Opaque Assets Fuel Capital Concerns(Bloomberg) -- Eight years after the financial crisis, Europe’s biggest investm
European Investment Banks’ Opaque Assets Fuel Capital Concerns
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Eight years after the financial crisis, Europe’s biggest investment banks are holding illiquid assets amounting to more than half their combined shareholders’ equity, underlining concerns about capital. Deutsche Bank AG, Credit Suisse... Read more
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Newsmax
4 Technologies That Will Speed Up De-Globalizationis in spite of the global diet to which our bodies and minds have grown accusto
4 Technologies That Will Speed Up De-Globalization
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
is in spite of the global diet to which our bodies and minds have grown accustomed. Globalization ramped up slowly for a century or so before entering a new phase in the 1960s. I was born in 1964, so the explosion of the global economy roughly... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Dirk Bezemer and Michael Hudson: Finance is Not the Economymortgage credit — is the premier form of unproductive credit. This is supported
Dirk Bezemer and Michael Hudson: Finance is Not the Economy
Naked Capitalism / Posted 6 days ago
mortgage credit — is the premier form of unproductive credit. This is supported by an institutional analysis of postwar U.S. development and a review of quantitative empirical research across many countries. Finally, we discuss contemporary... Read more
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CBC.ca
Same old violent story starring same old angry leader in Zimbabwe: Don MurrayImages) Seven years ago, faced with annual inflation running at literally 80 b
Same old violent story starring same old angry leader in Zimbabwe: Don Murray
CBC.ca / Posted 6 days ago
Images) Seven years ago, faced with annual inflation running at literally 80 billion per cent and with the central bank printing trillion-dollar notes, Mugabe's government took the amazing step of simply abolishing the national... Read more
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USA Today
The Whigs died, but the GOP doesn't have todetermine whether there is a GOP, as we now know it, on America’s future politi
The Whigs died, but the GOP doesn't have to
USA Today / Posted 6 days ago
determine whether there is a GOP, as we now know it, on America’s future political landscape. Two past elections, over a century apart, suggest both the immediate challenges the GOP faces and the internal questions it must resolve. In 1848,... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Finding enrichment: Fall series to begin Aug. 24Therapy, Newton and Hesston October 12 9:30 a.m. Reflections on a Life in the
Finding enrichment: Fall series to begin Aug. 24
The Newton Kansan / Posted 6 days ago
Therapy, Newton and Hesston October 12 9:30 a.m. Reflections on a Life in the Third Branch. Karen Humphreys, retired U.S. magistrate judge, Wichita 10:15 a.m. Coffee break 10:35 a.m. The Psychology of the Social Media. Paul Lewis, professor... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
State of the Port celebrates 90 years of growthat the State of the Port Luncheon on Thursday at the Portland Community Center.
State of the Port celebrates 90 years of growth
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 6 days ago
at the State of the Port Luncheon on Thursday at the Portland Community Center. Hoskins, president of First Community Bank, represents San Patricio County on the port commission. GABE HERNANDEZ/CALLER-TIMES GABE HERNANDEZ/CALLER-TIMES A large... Read more
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The Hindu
The cost of political interferencedocumented and subject to scrutiny by parliament On September 15, 2008, Lehman
The cost of political interference
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
documented and subject to scrutiny by parliament On September 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers, one of the big five investment banks in the U.S. at the time, filed for bankruptcy. The failure caused widespread panic and chaos in the financial markets.... Read more
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The Atlantic
Is Gawker Still the Future of Media?from a one-night stand (unconsummated) he had had three years earlier with Chri
Is Gawker Still the Future of Media?
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
from a one-night stand (unconsummated) he had had three years earlier with Christine O’Donnell, who was running for the U.S. Senate in Delaware and was best known for her “I’m Not a Witch” ad campaign. Gawker posted the pictures with the... Read more
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Columbia Star
Public Notices | www.thecolumbiastar.com | Columbia StarVIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Richland County, South Caro
Public Notices | www.thecolumbiastar.com | Columbia Star
Columbia Star / Posted 7 days ago
VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Richland County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of The Bank of New York Mellon fka The Bank of New York as Trustee for the benefit of the Certificateholders of the CWABS Inc.,... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
1 staff head back to schoolshared beliefs. "We really believe that working as a team we will educate all
1 staff head back to school
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
shared beliefs. "We really believe that working as a team we will educate all students to become learners in the 21st century and be given skills that need for career and college readiness," DeLay said, adding that the district continues with... Read more
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The Atlantic
How the Movement for Black Lives Turned Against Israelcall. One week after the drafting committee released its political platform—a l
How the Movement for Black Lives Turned Against Israel
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
call. One week after the drafting committee released its political platform—a long document that covers everything from U.S. policing to education reform to mass incarceration—the activists felt they needed another “deep internal discussion,” as... Read more
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Mashable
Hurricane damage could triple in the U.S. if global warming is left uncheckedWhat's This?Hurricane Earl one day before making landfall in Belize, Aug. 3, 20
Hurricane damage could triple in the U.S. if global warming is left unchecked
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
What's This?Hurricane Earl one day before making landfall in Belize, Aug. 3, 2016. When it comes to hurricanes in the U.S., large-scale trends are not in our favor. In fact, unless action is taken to curb both global warming and coastal development,... Read more
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Market Watch
5 reasons why stock-market skeptics look so off basecalled for “an ugly stock market crash—again.” (This column called his predicti
5 reasons why stock-market skeptics look so off base
Market Watch / Posted 7 days ago
called for “an ugly stock market crash—again.” (This column called his prediction of Zimbabwe-like hyperinflation in the U.S. one of the five worst investing calls so far in the 21st century.) With all due respect to these estimable gentlemen,... Read more
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The Hindu
Uniting the divided world orderinstead sought the imposition of “free trade” in the colonies and India. The F
Uniting the divided world order
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
instead sought the imposition of “free trade” in the colonies and India. The First World War combined with the rise of the U.S. and Germany as manufacturing powers soon reversed this order. World trade was split into imperial trading blocs. This... Read more
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The Hill
Obama’s foreign policy worsened Eastern European chaosattention was focused on the Ukraine vs. Russia clash next door, roughly $1 bil
Obama’s foreign policy worsened Eastern European chaos
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
attention was focused on the Ukraine vs. Russia clash next door, roughly $1 billion disappeared from three top Moldovan banks in what economists call the “bank heist of the century.” Considering Moldova’s entire GDP in 2015 was $6.5 billion,... Read more
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Fortune
How American Prisons Became a Bizarre Tourist Meccato a somewhat darker theme: America’s system of crime and punishment. Called Al
How American Prisons Became a Bizarre Tourist Mecca
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
to a somewhat darker theme: America’s system of crime and punishment. Called Alcatraz East, the facade will resemble a 19th century prison, and according to a press release, it will house such artifacts as John Dillinger’s death mask, Al Capone’s... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Hookers thank businesses, churches for help with back-to-school supply drivegenerous in letting us put collection tubs in their facilities to be used to ga
Hookers thank businesses, churches for help with back-to-school supply drive
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
generous in letting us put collection tubs in their facilities to be used to gather the school supplies; in Matlacha: the U.S. Post Office, CW Fudge, The Perfect Cup, and Traders Hitching Post. In the Center we put tubs at: Little Lilly's Island... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Go Big or Go Brokestock market investors know something the rest of us don’t? Or are stock price
Go Big or Go Broke
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 8 days ago
stock market investors know something the rest of us don’t? Or are stock prices being manipulated higher by central bank policies…especially ultra-low and negative lending rates? NIRP (negative interest rate policy) encourages yield-seeking... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Looking ForwardThe elimination of personal privacy, the creation of capital controls, confisca
Looking Forward
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
The elimination of personal privacy, the creation of capital controls, confiscation of wealth, the conversion to electronic banking as the sole form of currency, international taxation standards and the creation of a police state. (There are many,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
How the daughter of Mexican immigrants earned a college degree and why it mattersA&M. Why assimilating students matters Jannet's story matters beyond her pers
How the daughter of Mexican immigrants earned a college degree and why it matters
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 days ago
A&M. Why assimilating students matters Jannet's story matters beyond her personal triumph. The domestic progress of the U.S. depends significantly upon students like Jannet. What we can learn from her journey will instruct the many schools with... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Brown, Lawson and Holloway bios and questionnairesU.S. HOUSE, DISTRICT 5, DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, Al Lawson,
Brown, Lawson and Holloway bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
U.S. HOUSE, DISTRICT 5, DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, Al Lawson, LaShonda “L.J.” Holloway Alfred “Al” Lawson, Jr. was born in Midway, Florida, a small town located between Tallahassee and Gadsden County. As a fourth generation... Read more
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The China Post
China launches world's 1st quantum satellite in attempt to stop hackersThe launch took place at 1:40 a.m. in the southwestern Gobi Desert, the officia
China launches world's 1st quantum satellite in attempt to stop hackers
The China Post / Posted 9 days ago
The launch took place at 1:40 a.m. in the southwestern Gobi Desert, the official Xinhua news service said, and comes as the U.S., Japan and others also seek to develop applications for the burgeoning technology. Beijing has poured enormous resources... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Meredith graduates Ole Misstalent for playing guitar to one of the greatest guitarists of all time. (Accor
History: Meredith graduates Ole Miss
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
talent for playing guitar to one of the greatest guitarists of all time. (According to myth, he went to the crossroads of U.S. 61 and 49 and sold his soul to the devil in exchange for playing guitar.) His recordings proved inspirational to many... Read more
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USA Today
Miner BHP Billiton suffers $6.4 billion lossAnglo-Australian company’s worst ever full-year result — resulting from weak co
Miner BHP Billiton suffers $6.4 billion loss
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
Anglo-Australian company’s worst ever full-year result — resulting from weak commodity prices, a plunge in the value of its U.S. shale oil assets and a costly dam disaster in Brazil. BHP said its revenue sank 31 percent in the fiscal year ending... Read more
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