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The Times & The Sunday Times
Eskom making strides with capital expansion programmeThe electricity provider said on Sunday that maintenance of its power generatin
Eskom making strides with capital expansion programme
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted a minute ago
The electricity provider said on Sunday that maintenance of its power generating plants was progressing well and that it was making strides with its capital expansion programme. “We remain focused on delivering on our capital expansion programme on... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Gas prices on Staten Island continue to drop (map)STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Gas prices in New York City are at a six-year low and sti
Gas prices on Staten Island continue to drop (map)
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 minutes ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Gas prices in New York City are at a six-year low and still dropping, according to Gasbuddy.com, a consumer-driven crowdsourcing website that helps drivers find the cheapest gas in their area. As of Saturday, gas has dipped... Read more
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Connecticut Post
JP MORGAN STRATEGIST: Central banks tried to control the world … and failed miserably (SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Over the past decade or so central banks around
JP MORGAN STRATEGIST: Central banks tried to control the world … and failed miserably (SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 minutes ago
Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Over the past decade or so central banks around the world have made some unprecedented moves. The Federal Reserve kept US interest rates at zero percent for 7 years. The Fed, the European Central Bank (ECB), and the... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Construction firms urge George Osborne to support third Heathrow runwayThirteen of Britain's largest construction and development firms have written t
Construction firms urge George Osborne to support third Heathrow runway
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 5 minutes ago
Thirteen of Britain's largest construction and development firms have written to George Osborne urging him to live up to his declaration that "we are the builders" by supporting the building of a third runway at Heathrow. The letter to the... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Construction firms urge George Osborne to support third Heathrow runwayThirteen of Britain's largest construction and development firms have written t
Construction firms urge George Osborne to support third Heathrow runway
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 7 minutes ago
Thirteen of Britain's largest construction and development firms have written to George Osborne urging him to live up to his declaration that "we are the builders" by supporting the building of a third runway at Heathrow. The letter to the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Craig’s light bulb moment a winnerCaribou Lighting founder Craig Thomas has been supplying lights for some of the
Craig’s light bulb moment a winner
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 minutes ago
Caribou Lighting founder Craig Thomas has been supplying lights for some of the Queensland's biggest building projects during the past decade. Pic: Ric Frearson IT IS not an exaggeration to say Craig Thomas can light up any room. As the owner of... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Construction firms urge George Osborne to support third Heathrow runwayThirteen of Britain's largest construction and development firms have written t
Construction firms urge George Osborne to support third Heathrow runway
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 8 minutes ago
Thirteen of Britain's largest construction and development firms have written to George Osborne urging him to live up to his declaration that "we are the builders" by supporting the building of a third runway at Heathrow. The letter to the... Read more
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Wired News
Even Obama’s Cray Cray Gas Tax Can’t Fix Our RoadsPresident Obama wants to slap a $10 tax on every barrel of oil and use the mone
Even Obama’s Cray Cray Gas Tax Can’t Fix Our Roads
Wired News / Posted 9 minutes ago
President Obama wants to slap a $10 tax on every barrel of oil and use the money to pay for more public transit, robo-car research, and to start tackling the $740 billion backlog in repairs to the country’s roads, highways, and bridges. Before you... Read more
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USA Today
When should a widow start taking Social Security payments?Q: I was wondering if you could please provide me with some financial advice on
When should a widow start taking Social Security payments?
USA Today / Posted 12 minutes ago
Q: I was wondering if you could please provide me with some financial advice on when my mother should collect Social Security. My mother is a widow, aged 63 and hasn't worked in over 30 years. Most of the advice out there doesn't deal with... Read more
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Irish Central
Expert says United Ireland would see economic boomThe entire population of a united Ireland would see the economic benefits, econ
Expert says United Ireland would see economic boom
Irish Central / Posted 16 minutes ago
The entire population of a united Ireland would see the economic benefits, economist Michael Burke has said. Photo by: iStock The entire population of a united Ireland would see the economic benefits, economist Michael Burke has said. Speaking... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Construction firms urge George Osborne to support third Heathrow runwayThirteen of Britain's largest construction and development firms have written t
Construction firms urge George Osborne to support third Heathrow runway
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 17 minutes ago
Thirteen of Britain's largest construction and development firms have written to George Osborne urging him to live up to his declaration that "we are the builders" by supporting the building of a third runway at Heathrow. The letter to the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Micromax aims to be among world’s top 5 handset companiesDomestic handset maker Micromax is expanding its international business, forayi
Micromax aims to be among world’s top 5 handset companies
The Financial Express / Posted 19 minutes ago
Domestic handset maker Micromax is expanding its international business, foraying into markets like Middle East, Africa and CIS countries, as it aims to be among the top five global players in the next 3-4 years. Micromax, which ranked tenth at the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Bajaj Capital open to selling upto 26 per cent stakeFinancial services major Bajaj Capital is open to selling upto 26 per cent stak
Bajaj Capital open to selling upto 26 per cent stake
The Financial Express / Posted 19 minutes ago
Financial services major Bajaj Capital is open to selling upto 26 per cent stake to raise resources to fuel growth, a top official said. “We are open to selling upto 26 per cent of our stake to raise funds to fuel our growth plans in the financial... Read more
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Sunderland FC
Andy Welsh on Euro exitWATCH: Welsh on Euro exit Welsh hails team following PSV defeat. Under-21 bos
Andy Welsh on Euro exit
Sunderland FC / Posted 20 minutes ago
WATCH: Welsh on Euro exit Welsh hails team following PSV defeat. Under-21 boss Andy Welsh speaks to SAFSEE following the development squad's 1-0 defeat to PSV Eindhoven at the Stadium of Light. Stay tuned to SAFSEE next week as we will be bringing... Read more
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Rappler
Farmers told to vacate Benguet vegetable trading postBUSINESS AS USUAL. The La Trinidad Vegetable Trading Post remains vibrant despi
Farmers told to vacate Benguet vegetable trading post
Rappler / Posted 20 minutes ago
BUSINESS AS USUAL. The La Trinidad Vegetable Trading Post remains vibrant despite an impending eviction of farmers and traders to a million worth trading facility. Rappler photo BENGUET, Philippines – The traditional center of highland vegetable... Read more
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Rappler
China forex reserves fall almost $100B in JanuaryBEIJING, China – China’s foreign exchange reserves have fallen to their lowest
China forex reserves fall almost $100B in January
Rappler / Posted 20 minutes ago
BEIJING, China – China’s foreign exchange reserves have fallen to their lowest level in more than 3 years, the central bank said Sunday, February 7, as Beijing sells dollars to stop the yuan from depreciating further. The world’s largest currency... Read more
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Business Standard India
Akshay, Kangana not brand ambassadors of IFR: Manohar Parrikar"Brand ambassadors have to sell brand right from the beginning. I don't think t
Akshay, Kangana not brand ambassadors of IFR: Manohar Parrikar
Business Standard India / Posted 23 minutes ago
"Brand ambassadors have to sell brand right from the beginning. I don't think that there is any selling by these two (Akshay Kumar and Kangana)," Parrikar said. "They were definitely invited (to the opening ceremony) but no contract or nothing has... Read more
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Business Standard India
Despite weak marine freight market, should investors look at shipping companies?Trade in the dry bulk segment is getting close to dead and outlook for the tank
Despite weak marine freight market, should investors look at shipping companies?
Business Standard India / Posted 23 minutes ago
Trade in the dry bulk segment is getting close to dead and outlook for the tanker division, which has performed well so far, looks cautious for 2016. However, Indian shipping companies have done better that market benchmark Sensex. The sector still... Read more
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Hartford Courant
A Ballpark Takes Shape: Pressure's On To Ready Dunkin' Donuts Park For May 31HARTFORD — It takes some imagination to see beyond the concrete, dirt and steel
A Ballpark Takes Shape: Pressure's On To Ready Dunkin' Donuts Park For May 31
Hartford Courant / Posted 25 minutes ago
HARTFORD — It takes some imagination to see beyond the concrete, dirt and steel that is becoming Dunkin' Donuts Park, a $63 million minor league baseball stadium taking shape just north of downtown. But they provide the basic elements of what the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
JP MORGAN STRATEGIST: Central banks tried to control the world … and failed miserably (SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Over the past decade or so central banks around
JP MORGAN STRATEGIST: Central banks tried to control the world … and failed miserably (SPX, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 27 minutes ago
Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Over the past decade or so central banks around the world have made some unprecedented moves. The Federal Reserve kept US interest rates at zero percent for 7 years. The Fed, the European Central Bank (ECB), and the... Read more
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New Kerala
KCR's son gets additional portfolioHyderabad, Feb 7 : Telangana's Information Technology and Panchayat Raj Ministe
KCR's son gets additional portfolio
New Kerala / Posted 28 minutes ago
Hyderabad, Feb 7 : Telangana's Information Technology and Panchayat Raj Minister K.T. Rama Rao has been allocated additional portfolio of municipal administration and urban development. State Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Sunday allocated the... Read more
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Gazette
Property News: Top 10 LendersProperty ladder anxiety for first-time buyers in Gloucester FIRST-time buyers
Property News: Top 10 Lenders
Gazette / Posted 32 minutes ago
Property ladder anxiety for first-time buyers in Gloucester FIRST-time buyers are struggling with “property ladder anxiety” according to new statistics revealed today by leading housebuilder, Linden Homes. A national study* surveying 2,000... Read more
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asianage
IIM-Lucknow achieves 100% placement in 3 days446 students were palced in a record time of just over three days (Photo: Offic
IIM-Lucknow achieves 100% placement in 3 days
asianage / Posted 35 minutes ago
446 students were palced in a record time of just over three days (Photo: Official website) The recruitment drive saw participation from over 160 domestic and international recruiters. Lucknow: The Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow on Sunday... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Public external debt is $51.31 billion: Ishaq DarISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Saturday said the total public ext
Public external debt is $51.31 billion: Ishaq Dar
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 37 minutes ago
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar on Saturday said the total public external debt as of November 30, 2015 stood at $51.31 billion. “Under the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program, the current government has so far received $5.2 billion,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Japan auto parts maker exploring joint venture in India New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Japan Automatic Machine (JAM) company, which has
Japan auto parts maker exploring joint venture in India
Calcutta News / Posted 38 minutes ago
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Japan Automatic Machine (JAM) company, which has been selling its auto components in India, said on Sunday that it is currently in talks to set up a joint venture... Read more
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CNBC
Lending to emerging markets comes to a haltIn November, the IIF warned of an approaching credit crunch in EMs as bank lend
Lending to emerging markets comes to a halt
CNBC / Posted 39 minutes ago
In November, the IIF warned of an approaching credit crunch in EMs as bank lending conditions deteriorated sharply. This month, it said a contraction over the past year in the liquidity made available to the world's financial system by central banks,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
TMC Integrated Marketing in Crystal Lake eclipses 30-year milestoneThe agency provides consulting and marketing services to clients in manufacturi
TMC Integrated Marketing in Crystal Lake eclipses 30-year milestone
Northwest Herald / Posted 40 minutes ago
The agency provides consulting and marketing services to clients in manufacturing, finance, technology and other specialty service industries. Cindy Lind, a 28-year employee with the agency, purchased the firm in 2008 and now acts as president and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Rauner uses showdownsBruce Rauner is no friend. Rauner is no governor. Rauner, during the campaign,
Rauner uses showdowns
Northwest Herald / Posted 40 minutes ago
Bruce Rauner is no friend. Rauner is no governor. Rauner, during the campaign, announced he was a “businessman” – a private equity investor. Rauner campaigned on a few calorie-free phrases, such as “shaking up Springfield,” “taking on government... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Follett adds new vice presidentDavid Schroeter joins the educational services provider after spending the past
Follett adds new vice president
Northwest Herald / Posted 40 minutes ago
David Schroeter joins the educational services provider after spending the past 12 years with Gale, a part of Cengage Learning. His most recent position with Gale was senior vice president of sales, the release stated. “He brings the energy and... Read more
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Northwest Herald
New UniCarriers Americas in Marengo president wants to make international company an industry leaderAfter recently being appointed president of UniCarriers Americas, James Radous
New UniCarriers Americas in Marengo president wants to make international company an industry leader
Northwest Herald / Posted 40 minutes ago
After recently being appointed president of UniCarriers Americas, James Radous now wants to use his background that helped earn him promotions at UniCarriers Americas and turn the growing Marengo-based manufacturer into an industry leader. “My job... Read more
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