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The Age
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Mantra of perpetual growth is not serving our nation's best interestsDick Smith's latest ads take aim at 'big Australia' policies. It is terrific t
The Age / Posted 59 minutes ago
Dick Smith's latest ads take aim at 'big Australia' policies. It is terrific to see Dick Smith fighting the good fight (advertisements, CT, December 13) and seeking, at considerable personal expense, to knock some sense into the Australian people in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Mantra of perpetual growth is not serving our nation's best interestsDick Smith's latest ads take aim at 'big Australia' policies. It is terrific t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
Dick Smith's latest ads take aim at 'big Australia' policies. It is terrific to see Dick Smith fighting the good fight (advertisements, CT, December 13) and seeking, at considerable personal expense, to knock some sense into the Australian people in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
House GOP dares Senate to vote against temporary spending billHouse Republicans are challenging the Senate with a take-it-or-leave-it offer t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 hours ago
House Republicans are challenging the Senate with a take-it-or-leave-it offer to keep the government running for another month while increasing funding for the Pentagon. The Senate is ready to leave it. That means a tight turnaround for both... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Homeowners, renters strain to get guidance— While lead paint proves hazardous for children and a vexing concern for publi
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 hours ago
— While lead paint proves hazardous for children and a vexing concern for public health agencies, remedying it presents other problems for some property owners, who in many cases are simply trying to make ends meet. Zarlando Holloway, 60, is... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Trump on taxes, women, Russia probeWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often talks about a pile of money sitt
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often talks about a pile of money sitting overseas that will come flooding back into the U.S. once his tax plan is in place. That's something of a mirage. He addressed the subject Saturday as Marine One... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump on taxes, women, Russia probeWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often talks about a pile of money sitt
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often talks about a pile of money sitting overseas that will come flooding back into the U.S. once his tax plan is in place. That's something of a mirage. He addressed the subject Saturday as Marine One... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN Brings Back Cash Handling Fees for Bank CustomersLagos — Indications are rife that the Central Bank of Nigeria may have conclude
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Lagos — Indications are rife that the Central Bank of Nigeria may have concluded arrangement to re-introduce cash handling fees for both deposits and withdrawals as its board of governors approve the full implementation of the cashless policy... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's Green Bond Tops Climate Change Financing TalksTo meet up with the year 2030 target of Nigeria's Nationally Determined Contrib
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
To meet up with the year 2030 target of Nigeria's Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) in reducing the threat of Climate Change by two per cent per year, the private sector has been challenged to invest in the Green Bond Initiative of the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Health record details exposed as 'de-identification' of data failsOne in ten Australians' private health records have been unwittingly exposed by
Canberra Times / Posted 12 hours ago
One in ten Australians' private health records have been unwittingly exposed by the Department of Health in an embarrassing blunder that includes potentially exposing if someone is on HIV medication, whether mothers have had terminations, or if... Read more
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WA Today
Health record details exposed as 'de-identification' of data failsOne in ten Australians' private health records have been unwittingly exposed by
WA Today / Posted 12 hours ago
One in ten Australians' private health records have been unwittingly exposed by the Department of Health in an embarrassing blunder that includes potentially exposing if someone is on HIV medication, whether mothers have had terminations, or if... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Health record details exposed as 'de-identification' of data failsOne in ten Australians' private health records have been unwittingly exposed by
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
One in ten Australians' private health records have been unwittingly exposed by the Department of Health in an embarrassing blunder that includes potentially exposing if someone is on HIV medication, whether mothers have had terminations, or if... Read more
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The Age
Health record details exposed as 'de-identification' of data failsOne in ten Australians' private health records have been unwittingly exposed by
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
One in ten Australians' private health records have been unwittingly exposed by the Department of Health in an embarrassing blunder that includes potentially exposing if someone is on HIV medication, whether mothers have had terminations, or if... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Fact check: Trump denies knowing women he metPresident Donald Trump speaks during an event on federal regulations in the Roo
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks during an event on federal regulations in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, in Washington. �Let�s cut the red tape, let�s set free our dreams,� Trump said as he symbolically cut a ribbon on... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon universities must hold ground for sex assault survivorsBy now we have all read many accounts of sexual assault and the misuse of power
OregonLive.com / Posted 23 hours ago
By now we have all read many accounts of sexual assault and the misuse of power by politicians, professional athletes and other celebrities. The stories brought forth by prominent men and women in entertainment and the media are not the only ones, of... Read more
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Missoulian
$8.9M cut to dental services will hit Montana's elderly, disabled hardestDentists around the state are concerned that $8.9 million in cuts to Medicaid d
Missoulian / Posted yesterday
Dentists around the state are concerned that $8.9 million in cuts to Medicaid dental services enacted during a special session of the Legislature last month will severely impact the state’s elderly and disabled. In response to an anticipated revenue... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Deadly consequences: Mississippi colleges warn of dangers of underage drinkingIt was supposed to be just another fun-filled Saturday night. But it was shortl
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
It was supposed to be just another fun-filled Saturday night. But it was shortly before 1 a.m. Feb. 11, and Cole Whaley, 20, was unmistakably dead. The Southern Miss student lay on his back, near the swimming pool, on the fourth floor of the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
NLR vets home gets VA blessingArkansas' new home for elderly and disabled veterans has cleared its final hurd
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Arkansas' new home for elderly and disabled veterans has cleared its final hurdle, freeing the facility to accept all payer sources and fill its 46 remaining beds. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs last month informed the state Department of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Framingham gets ready to become a city Jan. 1Framingham’s new mayor and City Council are gearing up to hit the ground runnin
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Framingham’s new mayor and City Council are gearing up to hit the ground running after the city’s first inauguration in the new year. Mayor-elect Yvonne Spicer, along with the City Council and a new School Committee, will be sworn in on Jan. 1 when... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Down, but not out: Experts see future for UBS in StamfordBut a departure does not appear imminent. UBS is now a year removed from movin
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
But a departure does not appear imminent. UBS is now a year removed from moving its shrinking local contingent from the sprawling downtown office tower and trading floor it once filled at 677 Washington Blvd. to smaller offices across the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Down, but not out: Experts see future for UBS in StamfordBut a departure does not appear imminent. UBS is now a year removed from movin
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
But a departure does not appear imminent. UBS is now a year removed from moving its shrinking local contingent from the sprawling downtown office tower and trading floor it once filled at 677 Washington Blvd. to smaller offices across the... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Down, but not out: Experts see future for UBS in StamfordBut a departure does not appear imminent. UBS is now a year removed from movin
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
But a departure does not appear imminent. UBS is now a year removed from moving its shrinking local contingent from the sprawling downtown office tower and trading floor it once filled at 677 Washington Blvd. to smaller offices across the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mental health progress: Mississippi's slow-moving transition to the communityKatie Turner lived in a prison without bars, or that's how she felt. "It was n
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
Katie Turner lived in a prison without bars, or that's how she felt. "It was not freedom," she says of North Mississippi State Hospital, where she stayed for several months. "You couldn't go outside by yourself ... it was like you were trapped in a... Read more
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies knowing women he metWASHINGTON – Like Roy Moore before him, President Donald Trump has denied he kn
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON – Like Roy Moore before him, President Donald Trump has denied he knows or ever met women who have accused him of unwanted sexual advances. That denial is no more plausible than what people heard from the defeated Alabama Senate... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump denies knowing women he met(AP) — Like Roy Moore before him, President Donald Trump has denied he knows or
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) — Like Roy Moore before him, President Donald Trump has denied he knows or ever met women who have accused him of unwanted sexual advances. That denial is no more plausible than what people heard from the defeated Alabama Senate... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump denies knowing women he met(AP) — Like Roy Moore before him, President Donald Trump has denied he knows or
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) — Like Roy Moore before him, President Donald Trump has denied he knows or ever met women who have accused him of unwanted sexual advances. That denial is no more plausible than what people heard from the defeated Alabama Senate... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pentagon already takes climate change seriously, but GAO wants more actionWithin the Trump administration, the Pentagon is arguably and, perhaps to some,
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Within the Trump administration, the Pentagon is arguably and, perhaps to some, surprisingly one of the most progressive departments when it comes to contemplating the effects of a changing climate. Well before President Donald Trump, who has called... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
YEAR-END REVIEW: A year of growth for Okaloosa CountyAs 2017 draws to a close, it is good to reflect on the accomplishments of the p
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
As 2017 draws to a close, it is good to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year as my term as Chairman of the Okaloosa Board of County Commissioners comes to an end, and as we look forward to the New Year and the future goals of the... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
YEAR-END REVIEW: A year of growth for Okaloosa CountyAs 2017 draws to a close, it is good to reflect on the accomplishments of the p
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
As 2017 draws to a close, it is good to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year as my term as Chairman of the Okaloosa Board of County Commissioners comes to an end, and as we look forward to the New Year and the future goals of the... Read more
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Business Insider
We talked to Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman about tax reform, Trump, and bitcoinKrugman is skeptical about the effects of the Trump administration's tax plan.
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Krugman is skeptical about the effects of the Trump administration's tax plan. "Will workers see their wages increase in a way that anyone will notice over the next five years? No," he said. He said any disruption of NAFTA could be a "hugely costly... Read more
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Canberra Times
Forget the 'disruption' fad, why not just 'better' government and public service?Martin Parkinson, chief commissar of the Australian Public Service, can scarcel
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
Martin Parkinson, chief commissar of the Australian Public Service, can scarcely walk around the corner these days without mentioning, usually two or three times, the word "disruption". It's not the first time he has become given to repeating... Read more
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Philly.com
Black narcotics cops sue city claiming discrimination, corruptionFour African American narcotics officers and the Guardian Civic League, which r
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Four African American narcotics officers and the Guardian Civic League, which represents black police officers, have filed a federal lawsuit against Philadelphia, its police department and two narcotics supervisors claiming the officers are victims... Read more
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MLive.com
MDHHS Director Nick Lyon won't return to court until 2018FLINT, MI -- A member of Gov. Rick Snyder's cabinet won't return to court on cr
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
FLINT, MI -- A member of Gov. Rick Snyder's cabinet won't return to court on criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis until 2018 after a potential five-week delay. Genesee District Court Judge David Goggins announced a short-term schedule... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump's iffy numbers on regulationWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his administration are ignoring on
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his administration are ignoring one side of the ledger when they claim big savings from the federal regulations they've been able to roll back over most of this year. TRUMP: "Instead of adding costs, as... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Two brothers sentenced to prison for illegally trafficking snapping turtlesDepartment of Justice: Travis Leger of Sulphur, Louisiana, and his half-brothe
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
Department of Justice: Travis Leger of Sulphur, Louisiana, and his half-brother Jason Leckelt of Wilburton, Oklahoma, were sentenced today in federal court in Beaumont, Texas, to 21 months and 16 months in prison, respectively, followed by three... Read more
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The Register
Oi, force Microsoft to cough up emails on Irish servers to the Feds, US states urge SupremesMicrosoft should not be able to “shield evidence” held on Irish servers from US
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
Microsoft should not be able to “shield evidence” held on Irish servers from US prosecutors, a group of 35 US state attorneys general has argued. The group – which represents Vermont, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida among other states – submitted an... Read more
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MLive.com
Larry Nassar victims say they're disappointed with Michigan State's responseAt Friday's Michigan State University Board of Trustees meeting, members of the
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
At Friday's Michigan State University Board of Trustees meeting, members of the board and MSU president Lou Anna Simon were face-to-face with several victims of Larry Nassar, a former doctor and school employee recently convicted of sexually abusing... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump promised 'America First' would keep jobs here. But the tax plan might push them overseas.On the Friday before Thanksgiving, Kenny Johnson left the Nelson Global Product
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
On the Friday before Thanksgiving, Kenny Johnson left the Nelson Global Products plant in Clinton, Tennessee, for the last time. Having devoted nearly 13 years to making tractor-trailer exhaust pipes, Johnson, 41, spent some of his final weeks at the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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11 News Houston
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
The internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing a rough global consensus about the technical details of communicating through them – but each country manages its own internet environment independently. As the U.S.... Read more
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First Coast News
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
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KENS 5 San Antonio
With FCC's net neutrality ruling, the US could lose its lead in online consumer protectionThe internet may be an international system of interconnecting networks sharing
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
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