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Tax Avoidance Accusations Scaring Away Some Investors From Apple, Google

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by admin_radioskyfm - 20 January 2013

LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Growing anger at aggressive tax avoidance by big business has prompted ethical investors to consider shunning shares in companies that don’t pay their fair share of tax. As governments struggle to balance massive budget deficits caused by the financial crisis, reports...

Business

Walmart Workers At Risk In States Rejecting Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

Earns Wal Mart

If state governors follow through on plans to oppose the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare, one substantial group of low-wage workers appears vulnerable to going without medical coverage: people who work at Walmart. The world’s largest retailer recently outlined a new policy that will exclude from health coverage newly hired employees who work fewer than 30 hours per week, asThe Huffington...

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Tax Avoidance Accusations Scaring Away Some Investors From Apple, Google

China Apple

LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Growing anger at aggressive tax avoidance by big business has prompted ethical investors to consider shunning shares in companies that don’t pay their fair share of tax. As governments struggle to balance massive budget deficits caused by the financial crisis, reports that big companies like Apple, Google and Vodafone pay minimal taxes in some big markets have...

Food

Pop-Up Pantry Joins Web Culinary Startup Movement Challenging Home-Restaurant Divide

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April Gibble, a 47-year-old mother of three, has always loved to cook. She prepared a feast for 30 guests in her Greenville, S.C., home this Thanksgiving, then baked maybe 30-dozen cookies with a friend in preparation for Christmas. Gibble and her husband also run an organic blueberry farm and raise ducks and chickens on their property. In the evenings, after an arduous day of mulching and weeding,...

Health

Haïti – Santé : Le Président Martelly au Sommet extraordinaire ALBA-TCP sur l’Ebola

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Ce lundi matin, le Président Michel Martelly, accompagné de son épouse Sophia Martelly, du Premier Ministre, Laurent Lamothe et de la Ministre de la Santé, Dr. Florence D. Guillaume, a laissé le pays à destination de Cuba pour participer à la Havane au Sommet extraordinaire de « l’Alliance Bolivarienne pour les Peuples de notre Amérique – Traité de Commerce des Peuples » (ALBA-TCP)...

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Southwest Airlines Groper Caught In The Act

Southwest Airlines

Srinivasa S. Erramilli, 45, a software consultant, may well be the very last person on the face of the Earth that a female would want to be seated next to on a flight. On June 14, 2011, Erramilli was the last passenger to board the Southwest Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Chicago Midway Airport.  Frankly, ya always gotta wonder about those last ones to board, right? In any event, as Erramilli...

Money

Mortgage Catch Pushes Widows Into Foreclosure

Maria Ginise

Geraldine Bates lost her husband to kidney failure last year. Now, she has fallen behind on her mortgage payments and is terrified that she will lose her home in Jacksonville, Fla. Ms. Bates, 70, is caught in aforeclosure trap that is ensnaring widows across America: she cannot get help lowering her payments until her name is added to the mortgage note, but the lender says she must be current...

Politics

Obama signs trade, human rights bill that angers Moscow

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(Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday signed a bill that brings U.S. trade relations withRussia into the 21st century but also ushers in a potentially testy era in which the United States could publicly “name and shame” Russian human rights violators. The measure, which the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passed by overwhelming margins, allows Obama to establish...

Science

Secret Shuttle Launch: X-37B Spaceplane Takes Second Flight Into Space, Air Force Says

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The military’s small, top-secret version of the space shuttle rocketed into orbit Tuesday for a repeat mystery mission, two years after making the first flight of its kind. The Air Force launched the unmanned spacecraft Tuesday hidden on top of an Atlas V rocket. As if on cue, clouds quickly swallowed up the rocket as it disappeared out over the ocean. It is the second...

Sports

Clint Dempsey finds a late equaliser for Tottenham against Manchester United

Vermaelen-Torres

Clint Dempsey snatched a late equaliser in the snow to earn Tottenham a 1-1 draw against Manchester United. Robin van Persie had looked to have claimed all three points with his first-half header at White Hart Lane on Sunday but Dempsey swept the ball home in stoppage time to salvage a point. The adverse weather conditions had threatened to see the Premier League clash at White Hart Lane called...