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Controversy over Obama's plan to close International Labor Comparisons office 2.3.2010 Washington Post: World
Like a scorekeeper for the world, a tiny unit within the Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks globalization's winners and losers, and the results are not always pretty for the United States. Manufacturing jobs here, for example, have fallen faster since 1979 than in Canada, Germany or Japan. Compens...

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You’ve Got False Mail 2.3.2010 FactCheck
If you live in Connecticut and are a registered Republican, you may have received a mailer or two from former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon attacking her opponent in the state’s GOP Senate primary, former U.S. Rep. Robert Simmons. But some of the mailers’ claims are false. In one mailer, McMahon claims Simmons cosponsored cap-and-trade legislation [...]
Lyons: Protests could save 6 Music 2.3.2010 The Guardian -- Front Page
Planned cuts could be rethought if there is evidence of 'massive public concern', says BBC Trust chairman Sir Michael Lyons The BBC has given the first hint of a U-turn over plans to close its digital radio station BBC 6 Music, after a furious backlash from listeners, trade unions and some of its own staff. The proposed closure of 6 Music, along with its sister digital station the Asian Network, was confirmed by the BBC today as part of a wide-ranging strategy review by its director general, Mark Thompson. Half of the BBC's web pages will be shut and £100m will be saved from overhead costs as part of a package of cuts intended to free up £600m a year to be reinvested in high-quality content. The proposals also include cutting spending ...
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Profiting From Recession, Payday Lenders Spend Big to Fight Regulation 2.3.2010 AlterNet.org: Corporate Accountability and WorkPlace
Industry steps up lobbying efforts as the Senate grapples with financial reform.
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Right attack 2.3.2010 BBC: Technology
Has copyright gone too far? asks Bill Thompson.
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Cue the panic 2.3.2010 BBC: Business
Sterling fall triggers markets v state cage fight
Danish activists demand to know why their governments block ACTA transparency 2.3.2010 Boing Boing
Danish activists demand to know why their governments block ACTA transparency
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Focus remains on forex as stocks build on gains 2.3.2010 Financial Times US
Global Markets Overview: Traders are keeping a wary eye on further tremors in the currency markets as sterling and the euro remain under pressure
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2010 would be good for Sino-US relations: US Ambassador 2.3.2010 New Kerala: World News
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CeBIT opens doors amid clash over internet future 2.3.2010 Earth Times
Hanover, Germany - The CeBIT trade fair, one of the world's biggest annual electronics events, opened its doors Tuesday in the German city of Hanover with growing signs of a gulf between the digital industry and many European politicians. The event, ...
Al-Maliki, Sadrists trade accusations ahead of Iraqi polls 2.3.2010 Earth Times
Baghdad - Followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of starting a psychological war against them ahead of next week's parliamentary elections. The accusations come amid increased speculation that th...
Pandemic flu virus may become resistant to Tamiflu 2.3.2010 New Kerala: World News
ArcelorMittal loses court challenge on emissions 2.3.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
ArcelorMittal loses court challenge on emissions
ArcelorMittal loses court challenge on emissions 2.3.2010 AP Business
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The world's largest steel maker ArcelorMittal SA on Tuesday lost a legal challenge that sought to exempt it from the European Union's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system....
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For Three-Matches India’s Shivendra Singh Suspended 2.3.2010 A Pakistan News
Indian hockey star Shivendra Singh has been suspended for three matches for injuring Pakistan’s Fareed Ahmed above the eye when he tackled him. The Indian players adopted foul play during Sunday’s pool match against Pakistan in the men’s World Cup. The tournament director ruled after a hearing that Shivendra had raised the stick deliberately. The player will [...]
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Australian FM to brief media twice on India Visit 2.3.2010 New Kerala: World News
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Budget: Are the upsides greater than the downsides? 2.3.2010 Rediff: Columns
Given the tight control on expenditure the finance minister has exercised and how niggardly the increases have been on flagship programmes - Bharat Nirman has risen from Rs 32,473 crore (Rs 324.73 billion) to Rs 35,953 crore (Rs 359.53 billion) and employment guarantee from Rs 39,100 crore (Rs 391 billion) to Rs 40,100 crore (Rs 401 billion) - it's natural to wonder whether the deficit reduction targets are for real.
EU says it wants free trade agreement with Vietnam 2.3.2010 Earth Times
Hanoi - The European Union's trade commissioner said Tuesday the union wants to begin negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) with Vietnam. EU Trade Representative Karel de Gucht told a press conference in Hanoi that he had made an offer to en...
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Boeing executive to help find investment opportunities in India 2.3.2010 New Kerala: World News
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North Korea vows to bolster nuclear deterrent and its means of delivery 2.3.2010 Star Tribune: World
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