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  1. More reactions to Le Moyne commencement controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | The Post-Standard

    Your April 28 story that some students and faculty at Le Moyne College objected to Cardinal Timothy Dolan's speaking at commencement noted, "Dolan's handling of allegations of child sexual abuse against priests and comments he's made about gays and lesbians make him an unfit speaker, they said." While many clearly object for compelling reasons, the Cardinal's comments about the LGBT community seem merely to be restatements of traditional Catholic teaching and to expect him to do otherwise seems naive.


  2. Derbyshire man appears in court charged with 21 offencesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | This is Derbyshire

    Alan Yeomans, 60, of Shedley Manor, Yeaveley, Ashbourne, is charged with producing cannabis between January 1, 2011 and October 1, 2013. It is alleged that, in October 2013, he had in his possession 977.5 grams of cannabis with intent to supply, and was in possession of a weapon, CS gas.


  3. Hasbro: A Possible Transformation To Higher Multiples Through Initiatives And PartnershipsRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Seeking Alpha

    Hasbro's stock has been on a tear lately because of great earnings, new products and initiatives, and new partnerships. A closer look at the earnings transcript and the earnings presentation from April should give investors more insight into Hasbro's prospects.


  4. MomentumHOW Very High SchoolRead the original story

    3 hrs 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.


  5. Andy Oram ReportsREPLACING Journalism: New Foundations for Expertise, Diversity, and DebateRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | American Reporter

    There's been a lot of talk of late that there are glimmers of hope in the American economy. Since President Obama's economic stimulus package was enacted and the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department both announced plans to buy up distressed assets and backstop mortgage-backed securities, the financial markets seemed to have steadied themselves.


  6. ICL Industrial Products to Close DECA Flame Retardant (FR-1210) Production LineRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ICL , a global manufacturer of products based on specialty minerals that fulfill essential needs of the world's growing population in the agriculture, food and engineered materials markets, today announced that its ICL Industrial Products segment is closing a production line in Due to the move to more sustainable products ICL previously decided to increase its R&D efforts to develop state-of-the-art alternatives to FR-1210 that are recommended by the SAFRa tool that it has developed and will launch at CHINAPLAS in ICL IP's closure of the FR-1210 production line stems from customers moving to alternative suppliers, the competitive market for FR-1210, which includes numerous Chinese producers, the aforesaid move to more sustainable products, and the high cost of resuming production following a long strike which makes it uneconomical.


  7. Rachel M. Blise, Attorney, Foley & Lardner LLP to Speak at KC's EventRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    New York, NY, May 03, 2015 -- -- Rachel M. Blise, Attorney, Foley & Lardner LLP to Speak at KC's Event The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Rachel M. Blise, Attorney, Foley & Lardner LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress' webcast entitled: "Uniform Voidable Transactions Act : Significant Amendments for Conflict Laws in 2015 LIVE Webcast." This event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 9, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ET.


  8. Bulgaria's working poor struggle to make ends meetRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    She is a chemical engineer and he a painter turned security guard -- the Koleshevs are the hidden face of the "working poor" in Bulgaria, the EU's most impoverished country. Mircho Koleshev, 60, walks home from a community centre where he works as a night guard in the town of Buhovo, near Sofia, on March 13, 2015 "Our salaries amount to about 950 leva per month," Katia Kolesheva, 49, tells AFP in the family's one-bedroom flat in the town of Buhovo outside Sofia that they share with their 24-year-old son.


  9. UK-Lebanon Tech Hub launch: fired up for an 'innovation revolution'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    " I seem to have mislaid my speech , is there anyone in the tech hub who can help me with this?" What seemed like a genuine hiccup was revealed as a tech gimmick, as a small drone flew from the back of the audience with a package for British Ambassador to Lebanon The diplomat encouraged the country to embark on a revolution "not made with guns, but with innovation" at the official launch of the UK Lebanon Tech Hub, a two-year program backed by the Central Bank and the British government to boost the startup scene in Lebanon. Under its flagship International Accelerator program, global entrepreneurs and other experts will help 45 applicants develop growth plans with an aim to internationalize their operations.


  10. UPM-Kymmene's (UPMKF) CEO Jussi Pesonen on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to UPM's first quarter 2015 result webcast. My name is Jussi Pesonen, the CEO of UPM.


  11. Lyndhurst slowly digging out of financial calamity after failed EnCap projectRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The township's proposed 2015 municipal budget shows that it continues to suffer costly fallout from the failed EnCap project - and will for years to come. Even with a 1.7 percent budget decrease, the local tax levy will go up 2.5 percent - an increase of $91 on the average township home, with an assessed valuation of $306,000.


  12. BTC Flap Inc. Announces an Attractive Offer for Bitcoin SellersRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    BTC Flap Inc , a cryptocurrency trading company based in New York, today announces that the company has launched an attractive offer for Bitcoin sellers worldwide. The company is offering its clients the possibility to sell their Bitcoin for a price which is higher than the one offered by other cryptocurrency markets, depending on the amounts they intend to sell and the recurrence of their transactions with BTCFlap.


  13. The case for not paying off your mortgage before retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    Traditional retirement advice typically calls for paying off the mortgage and reducing debt as much as possible before moving on to what's sure to be a smaller paycheck. Anderson says people should think more like corporations by balancing debt with the cash they have on hand.


  14. Zayat gains deserved Kentucky Derby winRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    After three runner-up finishes, the owner won his first Derby when favorite American Pharoah took the Run for the Roses on Sunday, before a record crowd of 170,513 at Churchill Downs. The owner from Egypt, who lives in New Jersey, celebrated with his trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Victor Espinoza, both of whom are well acquainted with winning the Derby.


  15. Things they wish theya d known about student loansRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    The problem with a lot of the advice that teenagers and their families get about higher education debt is that it's totally, utterly bloodless. The federal Department of Education takes its shot in its role as the de facto provider of advice to people borrowing their first federal student loans and repaying them.


  16. CEO Paul Grangaard On The Allen Edmonds Turnaround: A Great American Comeback StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    As a former CMO, I've worked both in the U.S. and overseas for a variety of companies, such as P&G, PetSmart, and David's Bridal. After nearly 20 years in industry, I obtained a Ph.D. and am currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business, conducting research that addresses contemporary CMO challenges.


  17. Owner Ahmed Zayat finally gets his Kentucky Derby victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WQXI-AM Atlanta

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  18. Erie Otters, Conneaut Lake Park in Bankruptcy Court this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Two of the region's best-known entertainment attractions are scheduled for major events this week in what is typically a grim venue. Representatives of both Conneaut Lake Park and the Erie Otters junior league hockey team will appear at hearings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Erie.


  19. Moore TornadoDEVASTATION in Moore, Okla., Defies DescriptionRead the original story

    May 20, 2013 | American Reporter

    This is the law that requires employers to pay overtime if their employees work longer than 40 hours in a week. This is the law that took the blood of unionists and labor activists to achieve, as they were beaten and killed in streets in fighting for more than a half-century for the right to have "eight hours for work, eight hours for rest, and eight hours for what we will."


  20. Make My DayWHAT Men Should CarryRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2012 | American Reporter

    You don't have to be a Harvard Business School graduate to know that a brand is difficult to build and easy to destroy. The experiences of Chrysler and Susan M. Komen for The Cure Foundation are a good illustration of this principle.