Euro reaches new lows

Friday, July 15, 2011 On Tuesday, the Euro fell to a new record low in relation to the Swiss Franc, and to multi-month lows against the U.S. Dollar and Japanese yen; all considered by investors to be safe currencies during times of economic turmoil. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier that recent comments from the […]

Thursday, March 13, 2008 Members of Australia’s Health Services Union (HSU) will go on strike in Victoria next week in a dispute over stalled wage and career structure negotiations. Over 5000 physiotherapists, speech pathologists and radiation therapists will walk off the job next week, effectively closing the state’s 68 largest health services. The strike will

Australian health workers to close intensive care units in Victoria next week

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Friday, April 7, 2006Legislators in the Massachusetts General Court, their name for the state legislature, approved legislation on Tuesday, April 4, that would make it the first state in the United States to require all residents to have health insurance and impose penalties for non-compliance. Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, a Republican who is expected to

Massachusetts lawmakers enact plan for universal health coverage

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Friday, June 24, 2005 In a major decision, the Supreme Court of the United States has expanded the right of government to seize private property for public good by allowing the city of New London, Connecticut to invoke eminent domain and seize homeowners’ property for economic development reasons. In a closely-divided decision, 5–4, the court

U.S. Supreme Court eases government ability to seize property

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Friday, May 22, 2009 Egyptian businessman Hisham Talaat Moustafa, chairman of the construction and real estate firm Talaat Moustafa Group and a member of parliament for the ruling National Democratic Party, and former policeman Mohseen Al Sukkari have been convicted of murdering Lebanese pop star Suzanne Tamim. The prosecution alleged that Mustafa, who had an

Egyptian billionaire MP, former policeman to hang for Lebanese pop star’s murder

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Friday, May 5, 2006 Australian Prime Minister John Howard and federal industry minister Ian MacDonald today announced that the federal government would be providing Ford Australia with a AU$52.5 million (US$40.4 million) “financial assistance package”. Additional assistance will also be provided by the Victorian state government. According to Mr Howard, the injection will secure Ford’s

Australian government announces $52.5 million financial assistance package for Ford

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Monday, February 12, 2007 Cars drove home the big prize last night, from the 34th Annual Annie Awards. The animation industry’s highest honor, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Annies recognise contributions to animation, writing, directing, storyboarding, voice acting, composing, and much more. As mentioned, Pixar took home the big prize last night, after facing stiff competition from four other

Cars big winner as 34th Annual Annie Awards handed out

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