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Japan's Amari: Sees distance to Japan-U.S. agreement on TPP TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday that he sees significant distance towards a broad agreement on trade with the United States, which is seen as vital to a broader regional pact. A U.S.-Japan agreement is critical to
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2014 01:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Polish PM calls for EU energy union to end dependence on Russian gas By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union must create an energy union to secure its gas supply because the current dependence on Russian energy makes Europe weak, Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk wrote in an article in the Financial T
Yahoo! News | Apr 21, 2014 9:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Treasury secretary to show 'commitment' to Detroit in visit Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will visit bankrupt Detroit this week to highlight the Obama administration's "continued commitment to the city's revitalization and explore ways to promote job creation and economic growth," according to an
Yahoo! News | Apr 21, 2014 6:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Iran to cut gasoline subsidy this week, in test of Rouhani's support By Michelle Moghtader DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will start cutting gasoline subsidies this week, an official said on Monday, a move that will test President Hassan Rouhani's public support as higher petrol prices add to inflation in a country already sq
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No Longer Marching Out To Work, More Mothers Stay Home A growing number of American mothers are staying home to raise their children, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. Listeners share their own stories about making that choice.
NPR.org | Apr 21, 2014 4:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A 'Tennessee Promise' To Educate The State's College Students Richard Rhoda of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission discusses a new program that will cover up to two years of community college tuition for all graduates of the state's high schools.
NPR.org | Apr 21, 2014 4:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
President Obama Will Skip China, But Asia Trip Sends A Message President Obama visits several Asian countries this week. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with business journalists Sudeep Reddy and Roben Farzad about what the trip could mean for the U.S. economy.
NPR.org | Apr 21, 2014 4:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Loan fund investors pull cash with Fed rate hikes on hold By Lynn Adler NEW YORK (Reuters) - Retail investors yanked money out of bank loan funds in the latest week, breaking a nearly two-year streak of inflows, as the interest rate hikes buyers of these floating-rate products are counting on now appear likely l
Yahoo! News | Apr 21, 2014 4:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In Argentina Debt Case The Supreme Court will hear a case on Monday that has wide implications for Argentina's teetering economy and its relations with the U.S. The case has been dragging on for more than a decade.
NPR.org | Apr 21, 2014 09:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scribes Are Back, Helping Doctors Tackle Electronic Medical Records In ancient times scribes were used to record everything from prayers to legal transactions. Now they're making a comeback in the doctor's office, easing the transition to electronic medical records.
NPR.org | Apr 21, 2014 07:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend