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  1. Welcome Home Reception for the Hong Kong, China Delegation Tothe...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... with a total of 126 medals including 56 golds while China was second with a total of 48 medals (16 golds). The Federation acknowledged the support of the Home Affairs Bureau and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department for their generous help. ...


  2. ACA employer mandate: Not as bitter in better economyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Politico

    The cost of compliance when the mandate takes effect Jan. 1 doesn't seem quite as onerous when compared to the need to attract and retain workers. Alternative coverage strategies offer businesses a better chance to keep budgets in check without risking the law's penalties.


  3. Ireland comes sixth in Europe for new car Co2 emissions but you won't believe who's second lastRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    When it comes to new car sales we are on the rise with nearly 100k new cars hitting the road in 2014 but Co2 emissions are also falling. In a study carried out by the European Federation for Transport and Environment Ireland ranks sixth-lowest carbon dioxide emissions from new cars in Europe last year.


  4. Louisiana benefits from improved U.S.- Cuban relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The News-Star

    One of the state's largest rice growers praised Wednesday's announcement of a possible improved relationship between the United States and Cuba saying it would provide an economic boost across Louisiana. Elton Kennedy of Morehouse Parish, perhaps the state's largest rice grower and a leader in the USA Rice Federation, hopes Congress will move forward in ending the embargo now that President Barack Obama said his administration would work toward resuming diplomatic relations and trade with Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years.


  5. Painful Truth: Plan B absent in Taxpayers diatribeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Langley Advance

    It exists to bash any and all attempts to raise taxes, and to call attention to wasteful government spending. And sometimes that sends it down weird rabbit holes of stupidity.


  6. Upper House plans probe into Central Bank role in ruble crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    Federation Council Chair Valentina Matviyenko has ordered a vote on a parliamentary investigation into the recent activities of the Central Bank and its alleged role in the worst-ever plunge of the ruble rate. The motion was initiated by Senator Evgeny Tarlo who sits in the Upper House committee for economic policy.


  7. York Housing Association - a fine tradition of providing affordable homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | York Press

    York is one of the worst housing blackspots in England, with only three per cent of its homes classed as affordable. MATT CLARK meets the head of an organisation that offers an alternative to buying.


  8. British horse-riding helmet standard withdrawnRead the original story

    Yesterday | Horsetalk

    After the introduction of EN 1384 in 1996, some 15% of all equestrian injuries were to the head and face, a drop from the 33% prior to the standard. Riding helmet standards in Britain are under revision, and the European Commission has announced the withdrawal of the EN1384 standard, meaning manufacturers will need to recertify to a specification currently being developed.


  9. Tas police miss pre-Christmas pay increase as frontline workers net 2pc riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Tasmanian nurses are set to receive a 2 per cent pay rise before Christmas, while police officers will go without an increase for 18 months. The Government has offered nurses annual pay rises of 2 per cent for the next two years, backdated to the start of this month.


  10. Putin Now Faces 'One Of Those Guns Or Butter Moments'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Russia's European neighbors. Putin addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, the heads of the Constitutional and Supreme courts, regional governors, heads of Russia's traditional religious ...


  11. Seven Reasons Your Gift Will Be ReturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kiplinger Online

    Chances are you'll strike out with at least one gift you give this holiday season. Despite your good intentions, the recipient won't like it and will want to take it back to the store.


  12. Gazprom thrashing out alternative gas supply options to Vladivostok LNGRead the original story

    Tuesday | AK&M

    JSC Gazprom's Management Committee addressed the company's large-scale efforts aimed at implementing the Eastern Gas Program, Gazprom informed. It was noted that the gas industry growth in Russia's East was strategically important for the socioeconomic development of eastern regions.


  13. Elite: Dangerous Available NowRead the original story

    Tuesday | Gamasutra

    ... today with the Empire in disarray. The Emperor is sick and a bitter fight for succession has already begun. The Federation has a weak President, and some frontier States are looking to leave it. Players are free to throw themselves into the story ...


  14. Cardiac services warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner

    LAUNCESTON General Hospital's head of cardiology has warned that acute cardiac services will deteriorate if the busy department loses two beds in an attempt to find budget savings. LAUNCESTON General Hospital's head of cardiology has warned that acute cardiac services will deteriorate if the busy department loses two beds in an attempt to find budget savings.


  15. Merkel 'backs Bulgaria to seek new talks' on S. StreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | B92

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday called for "continuing talks with Russia on energy supplies to Europe," TASS is reporting. 'We should clarify all legal issues related to the South Stream project and use them to move forward talks with Russia,' Merkel said after talks with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.


  16. Facts elusive for some U.S. consumers when it comes to riceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Delta Farm Press

    ... setting the stage for a presentation on the findings of the focus groups conducted in five U.S. cities for the Federation. Klein delivered the focus group opinions at the USA Rice Outlook Conference in Little Rock Dec. 9. The cities Little Rock, ...


  17. MomentumLIZARD BRAINSRead the original story

    Monday | 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 ...


  18. SunAge: Battle for ElysiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 |

    SunAge is an sci-fi real time strategy game, set in the distant future where Earth is dying and the Federation and the Raak-Zun are fighting for the last remaining resources - and suddenly are attacked by an alien species. SunAge was developed by Vertex4, and aims to go back to the roots of the genre, using detailed 2D art and an isometric viewpoint.


  19. India Expects a 'Promising' Year for Exports in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Outlook

    Pinning hopes on dividends from 'Make in India' campaign and a conducive business environment, India expects a promising year ahead for its exports and improve on its estimated USD 300-billion plus tally in 2014. However, it would be the revival in global economy that would matter the most for the shipments leaving Indian shores, said the government officials and exporters while striking a note of caution for 2015.


  20. T-Shirts & Apparel : Venom Athletic ShirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | ThinkGeek

    ... suit, which will make you stronger, better, faster, longer-tongued, but with a side effect of pure evil. The Federation says we can't sell symbionts, so we guess you don't really have a choice here. Luckily, evil has much less oversight. So what ...