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Bernanke Seen Not Knowing Jobless Rate Less Than Fed Predictions - Monday, March 19, 2012
(Bloomberg) David Waldrop, 59, says he considers himself retired after searching unsuccessfully for work comparable to the job he lost in July 2007 at the U.S. Department of Energy in Atlanta. “There was certainly nothing in my area at my level,” he said. While the right opening might pull him back to employment, for now he sees his exit from the U.S. labor force as permanent. “I don’t see it happening,” he said. “I don’t see anything offering opportunities.”
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Romney sweeps Puerto Rico primary contest - Monday, March 19, 2012
(Reuters) - Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney swept to a big win in his party's primary in Puerto Rico on Sunday, bolstering his position as front-runner in the race to decide who will face Democratic President Barack Obama in the November 6 election.
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Lawyer prepares to meet with Afghan killings suspect - Monday, March 19, 2012
(Fox News) Seattle defense attorney prepared to meet Monday with Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who is facing formal charges in an attack on two slumbering Afghan villages that left 16 people dead, including nine children.
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Explosion hits Syrian city in 1-year mark of uprising - Sunday, March 18, 2012
(Fox News) DAMASCUS, Syria – An explosion ripped through a residential neighborhood in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday and the state news agency said it was a "terrorist bombing."
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Chinese Companies Forced to Falsify Data, Government Says - Friday, March 16, 2012
(Bloomberg) China’s statistics bureau said local officials forced some hotels, coal miners and aluminum makers to report false numbers, highlighting flaws in data tracking the world’s second-largest economy. Statistics officials in Hejin city in northern Shanxi province gave companies “seriously untrue” numbers to submit for 2011, the Beijing-based National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement on its website dated March 12.
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Tapping oil from the SPR may be trickier than ever - Friday, March 16, 2012
(Reuters) - The U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve isn't quite as strategic as it used to be.
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Panetta says he doesn't believe incident at Afghanistan airport was an attempted attack on him - Thursday, March 15, 2012
(Fox News) U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is speaking out about the attempted attack on an Afghan base as his plane was about to land Wednesday, saying he doesn't believe he was the target.
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U.S., Britain to agree emergency oil stocks release - Thursday, March 15, 2012
(Reuters) - Britain has decided to cooperate with the United States in a bilateral agreement to release strategic oil stocks, two British sources said, in an effort to prevent high fuel prices derailing economic growth in a U.S. election year.
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Ernst & Young Reduces Euro-Area GDP Forecast on Austerity - Thursday, March 15, 2012
(Bloomberg) Ernst & Young LLP said the euro- area economy will probably contract more this year than it previously predicted as governments across the region reduce budget deficits. Gross domestic product among the 17 countries that share the single currency is set to shrink 0.5 percent in 2012, compared with the 0.1 percent decline forecast in December, Ernst & Young’s Mark Otty, based in London, wrote in the company’s spring forecast for the region published today.
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Obama, Cameron discussed tapping oil reserves - Thursday, March 15, 2012
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed the possibility of releasing emergency oil reserves during a meeting on Wednesday, two sources familiar with the talks said, the first sign that Obama is starting to test global support for an effort to knock back near-record fuel prices.
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