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North-West Evening Mail
Cumbria charities reject Chancellor's claim that more disabled people are a factor in lower productivityCHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has come under heavy fire in Cumbria after claiming m
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has come under heavy fire in Cumbria after claiming more working disabled people has hit productivity. He has caused a storm by suggesting that in increase in the share of disabled people in the working population was a... Read more
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The News and Star
Cumbria charities reject Chancellor's claim that more disabled people are a factor in lower productivityCHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has come under heavy fire in Cumbria after claiming m
The News and Star / Posted 22 hours ago
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has come under heavy fire in Cumbria after claiming more working disabled people has hit productivity. He has caused a storm by suggesting that in increase in the share of disabled people in the working population was a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Sarangani: Tourism champ risesaerosports aficionados have regarded as among the best in the country with some
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
aerosports aficionados have regarded as among the best in the country with some 300 flyable days. The site hosted the International Paragliding Accuracy Competition in 2014 and the the Paragliding Accuracy World Cup in 2015, which drew 65 pilots... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Keating speech still powerful 25 years onlife expectancy, child mortality rates and family violence rates. Despite angs
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
life expectancy, child mortality rates and family violence rates. Despite angst towards the country's political leaders, National Congress of Australia's First People Co-Chair Jackie Huggins says it's important to build positive relationships for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
My neighbor and the opioid crisisprescribing of opioids. Overdose deaths due to opioids have more than doubled i
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
prescribing of opioids. Overdose deaths due to opioids have more than doubled in the past decade. The White House Council of Economic Advisers estimates the cost of the crisis — considering spending on health care and criminal justice,... Read more
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News.com.au
Keating speech still powerful 25 years onlife expectancy, child mortality rates and family violence rates. Despite angs
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
life expectancy, child mortality rates and family violence rates. Despite angst towards the country's political leaders, National Congress of Australia's First People Co-Chair Jackie Huggins says it's important to build positive relationships for... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Bitcoin Collapse, Equity 'Flash Crash', & The Fed Loses Control: Saxo's 'Outrageous Predictions' For 2018was supposed to be the year of volatility. We entered the year with existential
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
was supposed to be the year of volatility. We entered the year with existential concerns in Europe ahead of key national elections, US policy concerns due to bull-in-the-china-shop President-elect Donald Trump, and Chinese policy... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Americans keep waiting for bigger paychecksDecember 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers wit
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
December 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers with big pay raises. Even President Trump's National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn seems puzzled by this trend. He noted in an interview with CNBC Friday morning... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Americans keep waiting for bigger paychecksDecember 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers wit
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
December 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers with big pay raises. Even President Trump's National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn seems puzzled by this trend. He noted in an interview with CNBC Friday morning... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Americans keep waiting for bigger paychecksDecember 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers wit
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
December 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers with big pay raises. Even President Trump's National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn seems puzzled by this trend. He noted in an interview with CNBC Friday morning... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Americans keep waiting for bigger paychecksDecember 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers wit
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
December 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers with big pay raises. Even President Trump's National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn seems puzzled by this trend. He noted in an interview with CNBC Friday morning... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Americans keep waiting for bigger paychecksDecember 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers wit
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
December 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers with big pay raises. Even President Trump's National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn seems puzzled by this trend. He noted in an interview with CNBC Friday morning... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Americans keep waiting for bigger paychecksDecember 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers wit
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
December 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers with big pay raises. Even President Trump's National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn seems puzzled by this trend. He noted in an interview with CNBC Friday morning... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Americans keep waiting for bigger paychecksDecember 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers wit
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
December 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers with big pay raises. Even President Trump's National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn seems puzzled by this trend. He noted in an interview with CNBC Friday morning... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Americans keep waiting for bigger paychecksDecember 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers wit
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
December 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers with big pay raises. Even President Trump's National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn seems puzzled by this trend. He noted in an interview with CNBC Friday morning... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Americans keep waiting for bigger paychecksDecember 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers wit
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
December 2000. But for whatever reason, employers aren't showering workers with big pay raises. Even President Trump's National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn seems puzzled by this trend. He noted in an interview with CNBC Friday morning... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Faith Muthambi - Opening of Government Information Technology Officers Council Strategic PlanningPublic Service and Administration, Ms Faith Muthambi, during the opening of the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Public Service and Administration, Ms Faith Muthambi, during the opening of the Government Information Technology Officers Council (Gitoc)'S Strategic Planning Session, Hunters Rest, Rustenburg Thank you for affording me an opportunity to engage... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Final Declaration - Investing in Youth for Accelerated Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Developmentof the African Union (AU) and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of the African Union (AU) and the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, meeting in Abidjan on 29-30 November 2017 on the occasion of our fifth... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
How fast will the economy grow?about a third of the $1.5 trillion of tax cuts. Ray Keating, chief economist f
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
about a third of the $1.5 trillion of tax cuts. Ray Keating, chief economist for the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, said Wednesday he hopes economic growth will accelerate from the tax plan as more money comes back into the United... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Dec 7support transformative change in the construction sector. It says that the sect
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
support transformative change in the construction sector. It says that the sector suffers from capacity constraints and low productivity, but, through KiwiBuild, large scale contracts could support a market for manufactured housing, which could... Read more
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PRWeek US
PRWeek U.S. Awards 2018 shortlist revealedand Ketchum: Celebrate the SunGoldBest in Healthcare American Medical Associat
PRWeek US / Posted 4 days ago
and Ketchum: Celebrate the SunGoldBest in Healthcare American Medical Association: Putting Patients Before Politics in the National Health Reform Debate Astellas Oncology and Spectrum Science Communications: Astellas Oncology C3 Prize GSK... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ekweremadu's Work, Learn Initiative to Curb Unemployment in South Easteconomy'. Speaking at the inauguration which attracted notable political leade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
economy'. Speaking at the inauguration which attracted notable political leaders from the state, including the governor, National and State Assembly members, council chairmen, captains of industry, members of the academic environment, unemployed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Get Rid of So-Called Advisors, Ruto Tells Government Officialsbill is an obstacle to implementation of the government's flagships projects, s
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
bill is an obstacle to implementation of the government's flagships projects, saying it must be contained. Ruto said the national and county governments should support harmonisation of public servants' salaries as part of the grand strategy to... Read more
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TheBull
Economy growing at 2.8% annual raterising by 0.9 per cent(revised) in the June quarter. 06.12.2017 03:36 PM Econ
TheBull / Posted 5 days ago
rising by 0.9 per cent(revised) in the June quarter. 06.12.2017 03:36 PM Economy growing at fastest pace in 15 months National accounts Record expansion: The economy grew by 0.6 per cent in the September quarter after rising by 0.9 per... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parliament: Dec 6- Dec 6Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 5:07 pmPress Release: Hansard ORAL QUESTION
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 days ago
- Dec 6Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 5:07 pmPress Release: Hansard ORAL QUESTIONSQUESTIONS TO MINISTERSHon SIMON BRIDGES (National—Tauranga): I raise a point of order, Mr Speaker. Mr SPEAKER: I fail to understand what it could be, but have a... Read more
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Daily Echo
Hi-tech skill centre will create 100 jobs in Hampshire45 destroyer. QinetiQ says the development is part of a wider vision to re-dev
Daily Echo / Posted 6 days ago
45 destroyer. QinetiQ says the development is part of a wider vision to re-develop and re-position the park as the UK’s National Maritime Systems Centre following a £5m investment by the government in 2014. The investment safeguarded the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Vice - President Informed On Agricultural SituationKhartoum — The First Vice - President and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bak
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Khartoum — The First Vice - President and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, received in his office at the Council of Ministers Sunday the Minister of Agriculture, Prof. Abdul-Latif Al-Ujaimi, and got informed on the agricultural... Read more
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Daily Echo
Hi-tech skill centre will create 100 jobs in Hampshire45 destroyer. QinetiQ’s says the development is part of a wider vision to re-d
Daily Echo / Posted 7 days ago
45 destroyer. QinetiQ’s says the development is part of a wider vision to re-develop and re-position the park as the UK’s National Maritime Systems Centre following a £5m investment by the government in 2014. The investment safeguarded the... Read more
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BBC News
Fewer children have part-time jobsIn 2011, 101 permits were issued to 13 to 15-year-old children there, but in 20
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
In 2011, 101 permits were issued to 13 to 15-year-old children there, but in 2016 the number was just seven. The council said the "massive drop" was due to a decline in the number of people in the area who had a newspaper delivered to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Organisation Proposes Scheme to Stem Forex Woesthe central bank to look for foreign currency for importers. In its submission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
the central bank to look for foreign currency for importers. In its submission to Treasury for consideration in the 2018 national budget to be announced on Thursday, CZI said the new incentive would relieve the pressure on the 5% export incentive... Read more
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The Hill
CEOs agree: Corporate tax cuts won't trickle downinvest and the new savings will make funds available to finance these new inves
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
invest and the new savings will make funds available to finance these new investments. These investments will in turn boost productivity which will boost workers’ wages. This is a long chain of events that has to happen, and most of its links are... Read more
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Sun Star
Making R&D available to allnew opportunities for Filipinos in the form of new industries, enterprises, job
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
new opportunities for Filipinos in the form of new industries, enterprises, jobs and solutions to pressing community and national problems. Under the Cradle Program, the private sector industry will identify the problem; and the HEI or RDI will... Read more
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Ekklesia
Call for a successor to the European Social Fund to be establishedvulnerable groups in society when the UK leaves the EU, a cross-sector working
Ekklesia / Posted 9 days ago
vulnerable groups in society when the UK leaves the EU, a cross-sector working group has said. The group convened by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) has published... Read more
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Gulf News
Gulf SMEs expected to grow 156 per cent in next five years22 million people by 2022, study suggests DUBAIThe value of small and medium e
Gulf News / Posted 10 days ago
22 million people by 2022, study suggests DUBAIThe value of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states is likely to skyrocket over the next five years, a new study claims.The study, by Mena Research... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The OPDO-ANDM Alliance and the Prospect of Reformonly redeemed--polity. The recent gesture of the Oromo People's Democratic Org
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
only redeemed--polity. The recent gesture of the Oromo People's Democratic Organization (OPDO) to reach out to the Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM) in the spirit of solidarity and collaboration has occasioned a renewed hope in the... Read more
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The Hill
Evaluating the CEA’s cost estimates of the opioid crisisThe President’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) recently issued a report sta
The Hill / Posted 11 days ago
The President’s Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) recently issued a report stating that the economic costs of the opioid crisis have been greatly underestimated. When previous researchers crunched the numbers, they did not factor in the monetary... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Making the Move to a Low Emissions EconomyWednesday, 29 November 2017, 8:26 amPress Release: Sustainable Business Council
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 8:26 amPress Release: Sustainable Business Council Executive Director of the Sustainable Business Council, Abbie Reynolds, says climate... Read more
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Gulf News
Bahrain opposes election quotas for womenBahrain’s constitution and negatively affects women’s participation in public l
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
Bahrain’s constitution and negatively affects women’s participation in public life, the Secretary General of the Supreme Council for women has said.The government body is tasked with elevating the status of women politically, socially, and... Read more
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News.com.au
2027 vision: Bold plan for the future of Adelaideslow the brain drain to the eastern states, and increase our overseas migrant i
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
slow the brain drain to the eastern states, and increase our overseas migrant intake, which sits at about 5 per cent of the national total. “Overall, net interstate migration needs to see a fairly quick return to what we saw in the early 1990s,... Read more
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Sun Star
PRO-COR dependents undergo skills trainingPolice Regional Office (PRO) in Cordillera region underwent skills development
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
Police Regional Office (PRO) in Cordillera region underwent skills development training program geared towards expanding productivity and self-reliance, and enhance their full and effective participation in economic activities thru... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
These are some of the inspirational women changing lives in Norfolkand developing. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Wendy Thom
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
and developing. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Wendy Thomson, managing director of Norfolk County Council. Picture: ANTONY KELLY All over Norfolk, women are changing lives. This could be the lives of their colleagues,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Step Closer to a Sugar Tax - and a Healthier Lifestyleparliament has approved what is being called a health promotion levy. The bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
parliament has approved what is being called a health promotion levy. The bill is expected to be passed by the other, The National Council of Provinces, and then signed in by the President. Implementation is expected in April 2018, but industry... Read more
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walesonline
Monday, November 27, 2017eye out for the ubiquitous dog mess. Please, please, could dog owners take res
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
eye out for the ubiquitous dog mess. Please, please, could dog owners take responsibility for this and scoop the poop? The council must encourage responsible dog ownership by supplying plenty of regularly emptied dog poo bins and owners must be... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Business behemoths back dramatic shift in energy useZealand business behemoths back dramatic shift in energy usePowerful coalition
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Zealand business behemoths back dramatic shift in energy usePowerful coalition calls on new Government to do more to back national energy efficiency schemeA powerful coalition of over a dozen of New Zealand business leaders, whose organisations... Read more
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Sun Star
Biotechnology for food security(Searca) previously said that safe, and evidence- and science-based agricultura
Sun Star / Posted 14 days ago
(Searca) previously said that safe, and evidence- and science-based agricultural technologies in promoting agricultural productivity and food and nutrition security amid climate change and dwindling production resources is important. Among... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[ANALYSIS] Moving to cities has lifted over 300k South Africans out of povertyAfricans to escape extreme poverty, even in tumultuous times. This is the stri
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
Africans to escape extreme poverty, even in tumultuous times. This is the striking outcome of our analysis based on the National Income Dynamics Study which tracks the progress of a representative sample of 30,000 people every two... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moving to Cities Has Lifted Over 300,000 South Africans Out of Poverty, Even in Difficult TimesanalysisBy Ivan Turok, Human Sciences Research Council and Justin Visagie Scal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
analysisBy Ivan Turok, Human Sciences Research Council and Justin Visagie Scaling up from the sample, we estimate that around 385 000 citizens were lifted above the poverty line between 2008 and 2014 by moving from rural to urban areas. They became... Read more
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Daily Mail
Grim IFS verdict on Budget: Workers face 20 years of wage stagnationpolitically non-partisan. Funding comes from a range of sources including UK G
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
politically non-partisan. Funding comes from a range of sources including UK Government departments, the European Research Council, international organisations, and companies. 'The forecasts for productivity, earnings and economic growth make... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No End in Sight to Farmers', Herdsmen Clasheskilling, destruction of their crops meted out to them to tell, the senator repr
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
killing, destruction of their crops meted out to them to tell, the senator representing Nasarawa West Constituency in the National Assembly, Senator Abdullahi Adamu equally noted in a public presentation, saying that disputes between famers and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Parliamentary sittings: PM's whim out of orderto see that the new foreign policy white paper recognises that powerful countri
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
to see that the new foreign policy white paper recognises that powerful countries are "ignoring or undermining international law". How could it not when the drafters have witnessed so close to home the ignoring and undermining of the 1951... Read more
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