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Iran wants full nuclear deal and investment, Rouhani tells Davos – Reuters

ReutersDAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Iran is determined to negotiate a comprehensive deal on its nuclear programme with major powers so it can develop its battered economy, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, inviting Western companies to seize …Behind the scenes in Davos: IranUSA TODAYRouhani says Iran has ‘serious will’ to make a deal on nuclear […]

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Iran’s Rouhani takes Davos spotlight – AFP

AFPDavos — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani takes centre stage at the Davos World Economic Forum Thursday, as he seeks to drum up investment for his sanctions-hit economy amid thawing relations with the West. Rouhani leads a delegation that includes …Rohani: Iran, US could turn animosity into friendshipHaaretzThe UN invitation that nearly undid Syria peace talksDAWN.comRohani […]

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Movie review: ‘Jack Ryan’ is humorless, flimsy Clancy – Philly.com

Philly.comChris Pine portrays Jack Ryan, a CIA analyst working undercover on Wall Street who uncovers a terrorist plot to crash the U.S. economy. LARRY HORRICKS. Chris Pine portrays Jack Ryan, a CIA analyst working undercover on Wall Street who uncovers …Rebooted patriot games in ‘Jack Ryan’Santa Maria TimesTom Clancy might not recognize this Jack RyanSioux […]

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French business calls on François Hollande to take bold action – Financial Times

Financial TimesFrench business has called on President François Hollande to match his promise of accelerated reforms with action, saying the economy is in urgent need of bold measures to boost feeble growth. Mr Hollande on Tuesday promised a €30bn cut in payroll …Germany calls Hollande reform plans “courageous”ReutersHollande talks the talkOman Daily ObserverFrancois Hollande says […]

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NSA spying could wreak havoc on the national economy, cost the IT space $35 … – DailyTech

NSA spying could wreak havoc on the national economy, cost the IT space $35 …DailyTechThe stuff of dystopian science fiction has become the reality that Americans are living in. Newly published documents reveal the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) is engaging in behavior that many Constitutional experts condemn as criminal. I. No One is … […]

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Japan Consumer Price Gains Pass Halfway Point to BOJ’s Goal – Bloomberg

BloombergJapan’s inflation accelerated in November past 1 percent for the first time since 2008, marking progress in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s drive to stamp out 15 years of falling prices in the world’s third-largest economy. Prices excluding fresh food rose 1.2 …Abe blasted over war shrine visitThe AustralianAbe’s shrine visit spurs new tension in AsiaXinhuaAbe […]

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Turkish Officials Step Down Over Corruption Probe – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaTurkey’s interior minister and economy minister both stepped down Wednesday in connection with a high-level corruption scandal. The sons of Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan and Interior Minister Muammer Guler are among 24 people arrested last week …2 Turkish Cabinet ministers resignUSA TODAYUPDATE 1-Turk econ minister resigns over graft probe, denies wrongdoingReutersTurkey Economy Minister […]

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Rare Singapore riot forces soul searching over foreign workers – Reuters

ReutersSINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore’s first major riot in four decades is forcing the wealthy island to confront a stubborn but vexing question: how to treat low-paid foreign workers whose muscle underpins much of the economy but whose presence increasingly …Singapore to charge 24 Indian workers for riotingTimes of IndiaSingapore to charge 24 people for riotingABC […]

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US tech companies call for more controls on surveillance – Reuters

ReutersLONDON (Reuters) – Eight major U.S. web companies, including Apple, Google and Facebook, made a joint call on Monday for tighter controls on how governments collect personal data, intensifying the furor over online surveillance. In an open letter to U.S. …Tech giants push surveillance reform: What wasn’t saidZDNetTech firms demand US government surveillance changesComputerandvideogames.comGoogle: Online […]

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White House Press Secretary Briefing, Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 16, 2013 PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY James S. Brady Press Briefing Room *See insert below 12:56 P.M. EDT MR. CARNEY: Welcome, everyone. Thanks for being here, as ever. We can go right to questions because I have no announcements to […]

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Government Shutdown Day 3: White House Press Conference Transcript

This is a transcript of the White House Press Conference with Obama Press Secretary Jay Carney, held on October 3rd, the third day of the Government Shutdown. THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release October 3, 2013 PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY James S. Brady Press Briefing Room […]

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President’s Meeting With Congressional Leadership: White House Note

This was sent from The White House at 8:04 PM EST and concerns President Obama’s meeting with Congressional Leadership on the Government Shutdown: Readout of the President’s Meeting with Congressional Leadership Tonight, the President hosted a meeting with the members of the Congressional Leadership that lasted for over an hour. The President made clear to […]

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White House Press Conference Transcript On Government Shutdown Day One

This White House Press Conference Transcript came from the White House at 7:51 PM EST Wednesday, October 2nd, the first full day of the Government Shutdown. THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release October 2, 2013 PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:38 […]

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Chevron Richmond Announces $15 Million Community Revitalization Initiative

Chevron Richmond announced the start of a  $15.5 million Community Revitalization Initiative, a five-year plan to stimulate the city’s economy by creating jobs, encouraging small business development and expanding job training opportunities. Speaking at held a press conference Tuesday morning at Richmond’s Community Greenspace Garden, Chevron officials said that  $10 million will be spent on […]

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President Obama Statement On Government Shutdown

This statement by President Obama on the antcipated Government Shutdown came from The White House at 6:17 PM EST: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate September 30, 201 STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 5:00 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Of all the responsibilities […]

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President Obama Continues National Emergency On Terrorists

In the wake of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by Aaron Alexis, today, the White House issued a press release announcing that President Obama will continue the National Emergency on terrorists, or the more detailed respect to persons who commit, threaten to commit, or support terrorism, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act. Here’s […]

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Lea Salonga In Concert: CityArts San Francisco, Saturday, October 5th: Tickets

Lea Salonga is the World-renowned, Broadway singer and actress best known for originating the role of Kim in the blockbuster musical, Miss Saigon, for which she garnered the Tony and numerous other Awards. On Saturday, October 5th at 8PM, Ms. Salonga will perform at The Nourse Auditorium at CityArts in San Francisco, and on behalf […]

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President Obama, Prime Minister Reinfeldt Of Sweden In Press Conference: Transcript

President Obama and Sweden’s Prime Minister Reinfeldt gave a joint press conference early this morning on Syria. Here’s the full, unedited transcript from that session: REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AND PRIME MINISTER REINFELDT OF SWEDEN IN A JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE Rosenbad Stockholm, Sweden 2:45 P.M. CEST PRIME MINISTER REINFELDT: It’s a great honor and pleasure […]

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President Obama On The Economy: Transcript And Video

President Obama gave a massively excellent speech on the American Economy on Wednesday. Here’s the video and the transcript: 2:13 P.M. CDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Galesburg! (Applause.) Well, it’s good to be home in Illinois! (Applause.) It is good to be back. It’s good to be back. Thank you. Thank you so much, everybody. (Applause.) […]

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NFL Draft 2013: Austerity Economics Reflected In Picks

The NFL Draft 2013 reflects the overall Worldwide economic policies best described in one word: austerity. In an era where adjusted-for-inflation incomes are less than they were 20 years ago, and governments, including the U.S. Government, have adopted the head-scratching approach of spending less when the common rule is for government to spend more to […]

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Would Quvenzhané Wallis Be Target Of The Onion’s Classless Oscars Tweet If Editorial Staff Was Black?

During The 85th Academy Awards, someone from The Onion, the newspaper and online satirical publication, issued a Twitter Tweet about Oscars Best Actress Nominee Quvenzhané Wallis that went way beyond the bounds of acceptable taste. The tweet referred to the nine-year-old actress using the “C” word. And while it was immediately taken down, and the […]