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  1. Greece warns of default on IMF paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Greece has again threatened to default on its loan repayments, saying it would be unable to meet pension and wage bills in June and also reimburse the IMF without a bailout deal with creditors. "This money will not be given and is not there to be given," Nikos Voutsis, the interior minister, told the Greek television station Mega.

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  2. GoLocalProv | Politics | Riley: Raimondo and Mattiello Fiddle While Providence ImplodesRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Go Local

    The facts are clear. Providence falsified an asset of $62 million on the City Books.

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  3. Hitman in hunt for John Gilligan's UK bolthole as associates of former friend turn on himRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Independent.ie

    Associates of a former close pal of John Gilligan have been actively trying to find out his address in England so they can tip-off a cash-hungry hitman with the location of his bolthole, it has emerged. Sources have revealed that associates of long-term Criminal Assets Bureau target Troy Jordan have been "making multiple enquiries" about Gilligan's location in recent weeks.

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  4. MomentumHOW Very High SchoolRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    What if you woke up and found out the "recession" means that the number of your unemployed friends and neighbors in your home state, New Mexico, rocketed up an astounding 6.3% in one single, solitary, sad and sorry day? You won't hear any tv or radio reports or read any news articles framing the crisis in these terms, but I actually went to the raw numbers, and with a tiny bit of poetic license - which comes from actually having owned and managed businesses - I am fairly certain my numbers are solid. In one 24-hour period, New Mexico - whose officials cautiously bragged that its former 3.9 - 4.9 percent unemployment rate was among the 10-lowest the country - got rocked and socked with bad news.

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  5. Make My DayTHE Problem with British Job TitlesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    Somewhere in the godforsaken waters off Somalia, a rowboat with four pirates and a brave hostage aboard is holding off an American destroyer. A rowboat is a launch that has run out of gas, which is why it no longer merits the more elegant name.

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  6. On Native GroundABOUT Those Glimmers: Things are Still LousyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    A ban on sales of alcohol and heightened securities greeted Panamanian voters Sunday as a frantic and factious three-year presidential campaign finally went to the voters. Supermarket magnate Ricardo Martinelli, 57, is the odds-on favorite to replace Pres.

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  7. MomentumCLOSING CIRCLESRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    As I watch the world of print journalism implode, I've taken comfort in knowing that at the level of the business that I inhabit, the end would be years away. The metro dailies are dying because of the Internet.

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  8. Make My DayMY Baby is Growing UpRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    I had become a Redbox customer. After several years of off-and-on patronage of Blockbuster, the world's largest video rental company, I discovered the simplicity of Redbox at Wal-Mart.

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  9. No more 'quick and dirty' fixes for GreeceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde correctly said last week that the protracted negotiations between Greece and its official creditors required "a comprehensive approach, not a quick and dirty job." She was responding to the leak of a fund document that highlighted the pressure to craft yet another stopgap that only temporarily averts a meltdown, and she was also emphasising the need to finding a lasting solution to the crisis that continues to elude the parties.

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  10. Analysis: Portugal's enthusiasm for change is fading despite praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    European Central Bank president Mario Draghi has praised Portugal for making difficult changes to the way its economy works. Photo: Bloomberg Celebrated among Europe's elite as a model of how to reform an economy after a debt binge, Portugal's enthusiasm for change has appetite for further belt-tightening.

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  11. Chattanooga Lawyers Recommend these Steps for Avoiding ForeclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 24-7 Press Release

    Foreclosures can be very scary. No one wants to lose their home and people would do anything to keep it in many cases.

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  12. Vahostav's restructuring plan allegedly approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Slovak Spectator

    WHILE courts decided over the restructuring plan of Vahostav-SK, an ill-fated construction company owing millions of euros to its creditors and on the brink of bankruptcy, by the deadline of May 22, the verdict will be revealed only after it is published in the business bulletin in compliance with legislation on bankruptcy and restructuring. "The court won't provide any statements on the ruling until the decision has been published in the Slovak Business Bulletin," said Pavol Adamciak, spokesperson of the Bratislava Regional Court as cited by the TASR newswire.

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  13. The CrisisAN Urgent Letter to the SenateRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Will wonders never cease? I never thought the right-wing Republicans of the House of Representatives would join arms with the progressive Democrats that populate this newspaper and put the kibosh on President George W. Bush's greedy, unrealistic and anti-American $700 billion bailout plan for Wall Street. We hear the arguments about the impending ctastrophe, and we even admit that a few catastrophes are more than likely going forward without the plan.

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  14. Financial Stress: 5 Things You Can Do to Ease the TensionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Credit.com

    When it comes to sources of stress, finances are constantly cited as one of the top contributors. There are tons of people out there who are faced with a daily sense of anxiety or fear about their financial wellness.

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  15. FurnisherRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Investopedia

    A company that provides information about a consumer, including credit history, to a credit bureau. Furnishers are typically organizations that provide financial services, such as banks and credit card companies, but may also include debt collection agencies and other companies that process financial information.

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  16. Semi-Secured Credit CardRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Investopedia

    A type of credit card offered to individuals who carry a higher credit risk. Semi-secured credit cards can help cardholders establish or rebuild credit, but require the cardholder to place a deposit to limit the issuing company's exposure to a potential write off.

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  17. Judge dismisses couple 's tax conspiracy allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    A Burns Lake area couple's allegations of a conspiracy by the federal government's tax collector to unfairly target them out of jealousy and envy has been dismissed by a B.C. Supreme Court Justice following a lengthy trial at the Prince George provincial courthouse. Since the early 1970s, Nathan and Elly Foote had been living on a ranch property in Southbank, located on the south side of Francois Lake, where they established a horse logging and horse ranching businesses and eventually a summer horse camp for girls.

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  18. Komet Resources reported first results of the VAT leaching pilot tests In Burkina FasoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MBendi

    Komet Resources Inc. announces the first results from the VAT Leaching pilot tests. Started back in January, pilot testing was undertaken as part of a complete and meticulous assessment of onsite ore processing equipment.

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  19. Mackinac Island and Lake Huron seen from the Grand Hotel.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

    Anibal Sanchez was having enough trouble keeping the ball in the park. Then he went up against the major league leaders in home runs.

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  20. Spending cut in second halfRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The business sector expects some major industries will pare back investment spending in the second half of this year due to the gloomy global outlook and weak domestic demand. Supant Mongkolsuthree, chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries , said three sectors - fashion, renewable energy and real estate - would likely reduce their investment.

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