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
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‘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 ... global GDP and its share continues to ... 03/21/2013 - 4:41 pm | View Link
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BRICs share of global GDP will go up from 18% to 26% over the next decade: Arvind Subramanian How much will the BRICs' share of global GDP increase over the next decade? 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 up. 09/5/2012 - 10:19 pm | View Link
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A woman is facing charges of arson and felony criminal damage following a fire at a Tucson church.
Police say 35-year-old Glenda Jean Gomez was arrested this week on suspicion of starting a fire at Holy Family Catholic Church on April 17.
Gov. Lincoln Chafee is heading to Europe for economic development meetings in Italy and Ireland.
Chafee's spokeswoman said Thursday that Chafee will be accompanied by Commerce RI Executive Director Marcel Valois.
Postal workers and retirees have protested in suburban Detroit over the offering of services in Staples stores.
The Staples program allows customers to buy stamps, send packages and use Priority and certified mail.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed into law a bill outlawing female genital mutilation that's known as female circumcision.
Brewer signed Senate Bill 1342 on Thursday. The bill bars genital mutilation on girls under 18 and would make a first-time violation and conviction punishable by five to 14 years in prison and a minimum $25,000 fine.
Bill sponsor Republican Sen.
California's political watchdog agency issued fines totaling $40,000 to two brothers and their campaign committees Thursday for improperly transferring money between their campaigns as both ran for state Assembly in 2008, a case that the agency called one of the most significant it has pursued.
The California Fair Political Practices Commission unanimously accepted an administrative law judge's recommendation that Sen.
A Manhattan federal court judge has thrown out a $45 million dollar libel and defamation lawsuit by “Queen of Ice” Oksana Baiul. She had filed the big buck lawsuit against NBC and Disson Skating for allegedly promoting her appearance in two ice shows that she didn’t skate in.