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  1. Russian Lawmakers Suggest Punishing People fo...Read the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    A lawmaker on the State Duma's labor and social policy committee, Valery Trapeznikov, said that his panel would review the proposal, adding that Russians who do not work are costing the state income tax losses. In a move reminiscent of the Soviet era, Russian lawmakers have proposed introducing a penalty for being unemployed, and called for amending the Constitution to make labor the duty of each citizen, Russian media reported Monday.


  2. Shortage of bricks and bricklayers could weigh on housing recovery, say buildersRead the original story

    44 min ago | Live Charts

    A shortage of bricks and bricklayers in the UK is threatening to undermine efforts to alleviate the housing crisis, house builders have warned. A report from the Federation of Master Builders said 50% of construction businesses in its quarterly survey were finding it difficult to hire bricklayers, with carpenters and joiners also proving hard to obtain.


  3. Corcoran defends anti-Medicaid expansion position in barrage of tweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, the fiercest opponent of Medicaid expansion in the House and the next in line to become House Speaker in 2016, defended his position in a series of tweets over the weekend . The burst of 140-character messages slammed hospitals as profit-hungry, blasted Medicaid as a broken system and asserted he was the one standing up for the "working poor" by denying them sub-par health care through Medicaid.


  4. Monterey Anarchist Black CrossRead the original story

    13 hrs ago |

    ... Making sure PP/POWs are a part of their own support is crucial and one of the greatest strengths of the Federation. We directly communicate with as many PP/POWs as we can. A large part of this communication is working together with them to find out ...


  5. Indonesia Labor Support Jokowi Banish The IMF, ADB And World BankRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CNN

    International workers ' Memorial Day or often called May Day lived four more days. The Federation of trade unions called on workers of the federation State owned United occupied the offices of the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Jakarta on May 1 action 2015.


  6. EventScotland chief warns of threat to major eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    THE potential meltdown of SportAccord would be "devastating" for Scottish aspirations to continue attracting major events and capitalising on Commonwealth Games and Olympic legacy, says Paul Bush, director of events at EventScotland. THE potential meltdown of SportAccord would be "devastating" for Scottish aspirations to continue attracting major events and capitalising on Commonwealth Games and Olympic legacy, says Paul Bush, director of events at EventScotland.


  7. war porn ....Read the original story

    Yesterday | Your Democracy

    Ruling classes around the world have their national myths. These attempt to tie working people to the capitalist class through the false idea of nationhood, itself a recent historical development.


  8. It is "undeniable" that privatisation is happening within the NHS, the report foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... in October 2014 and admissions were suspended after an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The Federation said it calculated the results by analysing the contract notices posted by all NHS commissioners on official tendering websites ...


  9. Hope for justice fades as Argentina's Jews watch prosecutor's work slip beneath gov't rhetoricRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Jerusalem Post

    ... In fact the exact opposite is happening. Smaller Jewish groups such as the Yiddish Culture Farband, the Federation of Jewish Cultural Entities and APEMIA, which represents victims of the AMIA bombing, are challenging DAIA's hegemony. Claiming they ...


  10. The best plan yet to trim state testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daily Camera

    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, left, and former Govs. Bill Owens and Roy Romer speak at the Capitol on Wednesday. Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Govs. Roy Romer and Bill Owens joined forces this week to warn against legislation that amounts to an attack on accountability in education.


  11. Movies This Week: April 24-30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Slackerwood

    Lots of festivals are happening around the Austin/Central Texas area over the next week. The 18th annual Cine Las Americas fest got underway last night and will continue through Sunday.


  12. Study investigates how to turn ultrasound into a pacemakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Ultrasound-the technology used for sonograms and examining the heart-can increase the rate at which heart cells beat, researchers from Drexel University report. In their paper "Ultrasound-Induced Modulation of Cardiac Rhythm in Neonatal Rat Ventricular Cardiomyocytes," published ahead-of-print in the Journal of Applied Physiology , they describe the ultrasound settings that can change the beat frequency of cardiac cells.


  13. MomentumLIZARD BRAINSRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | American Reporter

    ... Americans will eat about 46 million turkeys this Thanksgiving, according to the National Turkey Federation. The Federation first gave Harry Truman a bird in 1947. While most media declare that was the beginning of the pardons, there's no evidence ...


  14. From dimensions to location to electrical wires, Warwick offers a unique baseball settingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The Warwick High baseball field is separated from Warwick Boulevard by only a thin strip of grass. The left-field fence at the Warwick High baseball field is only 289 feet, which is far shorter that other area fields.


  15. Online lender offers mortgages to the FICO-challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Inman

    ... credit inquiries. FICO scores have long been criticized as being unfair or inaccurate. A 2004 report from the Federation of State Public Interest Research Groups found that 79 percent of all credit reports contained errors. Recently, FICO, ...


  16. The Insider: Ship ahoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    Annabel Young, a former National MP and author of The Good Lobbyist's Guide, has been getting in ministers' ears, urging them to stop subsidising the loss-making operations of KiwiRail, where unsubsidised private operators provide an alternative service. There is some sympathy in the Beehive, where many feel they are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars down a black hole, with very little positive effect.


  17. Disabled veterans call for pension boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    ... airports is about to get a whole lot easier. And you'll be safer too, according to the federal government. THE Federation of Totally and Permanently Incapacitated Ex-serviceman and Women wants the government to lift compensation to some 29,000 of ...


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    Wednesday Apr 22 | Al Bawaba

    Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today inaugurated the Federation of Exchanges Annual Conference 2015 under the sponsorship of Bahrain Bourse in Bahrain, Manama. The conference attracts 18 Arab Stock Exchanges and addresses the global trends impacting exchanges, foreign investments in Arab exchanges, reforms and regulations, upgrading trading platforms, and family companies.


  19. St Kitts-Nevis police high command vows to take criminals off the streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... St Kitts and Nevis has seen 14 homicides in just over 14 weeks, at least 12 of which are confirmed shootings. The Federation recorded four homicides in the first quarter of 2014 and 24 for the entire year, 18 of which were gun crimes. Republished ...


  20. Ore. lawmakers hear testimony on gun sale background checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | KATU-TV Portland

    Oregon lawmakers are holding a public hearing that will last at least seven hours on a bill expanding background checks to cover nearly all private gun sales. People from all over the state traveled to Salem on Wednesday to give testimony on Senate Bill 941 before the House Committee on Rules.