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... land ownership to women, who are 70 percent of the region's farmers, are a block to progress. "Despite abundant land and mineral wealth, Africa remains poor," said Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President ...
... need to have a discussion on race, but we also need to have a discussion on how we are treating poor and minority people in this country," Fudge said. Urban League President Marc Morial said that while ...
3. Markets avert a tumble
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... consecutive month. By close of trading, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 12.67 points, 0.08 percent, to 15,294.50. The broader Standard and Poor's 500 lost 4.84 points or 0.29 percent to 1,650.51 ...
... substandard materials used in construction "also contributed to the building collapse." Also criticized were Western retailers and clothing houses whose pricing demands result in poor pay and bad working ...
... the regions most affected by the market collapse, the purchase of Countrywide could hardly have been timed more poorly.  ...
... lawyers' arguments that the state was providing unconstitutionally poor medical and mental healthcare in facilities with populations well beyond their capacity. Civil rights advocates said Brown's proposals ...
WASHINGTON, March 27 (UPI) -- More than half of U.S. rivers, streams and other waterways are in too poor of a condition for aquatic life, the Environmental Protection Agency said. The EPA said most ...
... Buenos Aires, the son of Italian immigrants and was trained as a chemist. He spent much of his career working with the poor and has encouraged both the clergy and the faithful to oppose abortion and ...
... pain," Councilmember Kriss Worthington said. "The different non-profit organizations that get these grants are the safety net that provide extremely important programs to poor people. There will be pain ...
... December. In midmorning trading, the Dow added 102.37 points or 0.72 percent to 14,230.19. The Standard and Poor's 500 index added 11.53 points or 0.76 percent to 1,536.73. The Nasdaq composite, however, ...
11. Stocks recover from morning losses
(Business/Business)
... 14,089.66. The Standard and Poor's 500 picked up 9.55 points or 0.30 percent to 1,518.20. The Nasdaq composite added 9.55 points, or 0.25 percent, to 3,169.74. The 10-year U.S. treasury note ...
NEW YORK, March 1 (UPI) -- Crude oil prices lost $1.37 to $90.68 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange Friday, reflecting U.S. spending cuts and poor reports from abroad. The manufacturing index ...
... water reflect the muddy attitudes that are prevalent in our society. Many doctors consider themselves “culturally sensitive” but they have come to conclusions about poor folks, black folks, and others ...
BRUSSELS, Germany, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Online retailer Amazon's Germany subsidiaries have been accused of providing terrible conditions for workers and using neo-Nazi guards to intimidate employees.   ...
... of the recording was poor because he talked to the girl on speakerphone. Martin, who was 17 when he was killed, was returning to a friend's house in a gated community in Sanford, Fla., when Zimmerman, ...
... chief of staff to the popular Jones, Fudge has now earned her own Congressional reputation as a staunch advocate for the poor. She describes herself through the eyes of the CBC which casted an unusual ...
... poorest states, has leased 1.5 million acres of prime farmland to companies from India, Malaysia and elsewhere. The institute, an independent policy think tank that specializes in food and land issues, ...
... compared with placebo in people with pain in the calf that comes and goes due to narrowing of the arteries and poor circulation. The randomized, placebo-controlled trial included 212 patients with peripheral ...
The study, entitled “Neighborhoods, Obesity, and Diabetes – A Randomized Social Experiment” was published in the Oct. 19 Poor Neighborhoods More Likely to Lead to Poor Health TriceEdneyWire.com) ...
20. IT’S ALL OVER!
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... we must stand with the President to end that war against poor people, underserved people and the middle class. If we the people were united, we’d have jobs for the unemployed and underemployed. Seniors ...
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