Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
Mass Unrest in Ukraine Amid Supposed Tug of War Between EU, Russia - PrisonPlanet ... further risks to the economy ... between the BRICs and the ... In a Moscow Times column ... more than its fair share of ... described ... 12/5/2013 - 5:59 am | View Link
The Climate Change PR Disaster - Holmes Report ... challenge that our world ... such as the BRICS (who are ... technology during recent times ... sphere, affecting our economy ... that ... 12/2/2013 - 5:09 am | View Link
Changing the rules of engagement - CHINAdaily BRICS nations play a crucial role ... and has at times been more ... billion, according to World ... China's attempt to share its ... other ... 11/29/2013 - 3:10 pm | View Link
Satyajit Das: The End of Trust? Part II Yves here. Das continues his discussion of the impact of the erosion of trust (see here for Part I). Here he focuses on the political impact on international dealings and national politics. 12/4/2013 - 12:12 am | View Link
Rubio to give speech in London today Sen. Marco Rubio is in London today to give a speech on “American leadership and the future of the Transatlantic Alliance." The event can be live streamed starting at 8 a.m. EST. 12/3/2013 - 7:55 am | View Link
Tweedy Browne Investment Adviser's Letter to Shareholders By Holly LaFon. Read more » » Check out Tweedy Browne Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Tweedy Browne (Updated on 12/02/2013) Related Stocks: BSBR , VOD , NOV , 11/26/2013 - 5:19 pm | View Link
More Calcutta News Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday expressed confidence that India's armed forces will discharge their collective responsibility towards flag and country with the zeal and passion. He also said that India's security challenges would remain complex but the resolve too must remain steadfast. 11/23/2013 - 6:01 am | View Link
'Greater Functional Autonomy' The solution lies in freeing public sector firms from bureaucratic control, and not in tolerating a slip in their competitiveness and then shielding them from competition. 11/21/2013 - 4:38 pm | View Link
‘The BRICS are not geopolitical competitors to the Western bloc’ BRICS' relatively new phenomenon attracts increased global attention due to the optimistic predictions about its development, especially against the backdrop of global crisis developments in the world economy ... GDP and its share continues ... 03/21/2013 - 4:41 pm | View Link
Chinese president says BRICS cooperation benefits world economy Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that cooperation among BRICS countries is conducive to a more balanced world economy and the improvement of ... China and Africa are of the developing world and share broad common interests, pledging Beijing ... 03/19/2013 - 1:57 pm | View Link
BRICs share of global GDP will go up from 18% to 26% over the next decade: Arvind Subramanian Arvind Subramanian: That depends very much on whether you measure it in dollar terms or in PPP terms, but regardless, over the next 10 years, the BRICs' share of world GDP will go ... Over the more recent times, the BRIC countries have ... 09/5/2012 - 10:19 pm | View Link
BRICs Share Of World Economy Up Four Times In 10 Years The economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China account for 20 percent of the world economic output, and rising. That’s up four fold in the last decade, according to a report released yesterday by the International Monetary Fund. Despite the ... 07/4/2012 - 4:03 am | View Link
BRICS to comprise 20% of the world economy; stocks 'irresistible' LONDON: The biggest emerging markets are contributing more than ever to the global economy as their proportion of the ... The BRIC stock markets may double by 2020 as their share of world gross domestic product increases to about 27%, he said. 07/3/2012 - 8:08 pm | View Link
Walhalla Police Chief Ronald Wilbanks says 25-year-old Joshua Charles Campbell of Mountain Rest is being treated at Greenville Memorial Hospital for a head injury.
Campbell had been in jail since Sunday on charges including petty larceny, shoplifting, burglary, and receiving stolen goods.
Virginia mental health officials are introducing changes in 2014 to ensure that hospital beds will be available for people who pose a danger to themselves or others.
The promised new protocols follow the Nov. 19 death of a Virginia state senator's son less than one day after he had been released from emergency custody.
The revised policies and protocols, to be issued Jan.
The death of a 20-year-old woman whose body was found on a footpath behind a Worcester home has been ruled a homicide.
Police say a positive identification has not yet been made, but they do not think the death was a random act.
The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/IURDSC ) reports that according to court documents, the woman had been beaten and then the body burned.
A Warwick business has received initial state approval to become the first Rhode Island business to help patients seeking to join the state's growing medical marijuana program.
The state allows marijuana use by certified patients for relief from chronic pain, cancer, HIV, AIDS, severe nausea and other ailments.
A southwestern Illinois man is facing drunken driving charges for a fatal crash that killed five people.
The Southern Illinoisan reports (http://bit.ly/1jtu8gV ) Darrell G. Delong was charged with five counts of aggravated driving under the influence and one count of reckless homicide for the Nov. 23 wreck in McLeansboro.
A woman who was convicted of assisting in her mother's killing has left prison after serving 15 years.
Prosecutors said her mother had planned to send the teen to a Christian boarding school for troubled girls.