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Smokers Notice Health Warnings On Packages After It Is Free From Advertisements
January 13 2015 10:49 AM
A study looked into the effect of the stripping of advertisements from tobacco packages and it was found that about 66 percent of the smokers took note of the health warnings.
Australia At Risk Of Paris-Like Terror Attacks; Liberal MP Urges Gov't To Amend Racial Discrimination Act
January 12 2015 1:22 PM
Terrorism experts believe Australia is at risk of terror attacks similar to what happened in Paris. Following the attacks, a Liberal MP has urged the government to revisit racial discrimination laws.
‘General Hospital’ Spoilers For Jan. 12-16, 2015 Plus Additional Spoilers For Jan. 19: Sonny Wants Shawn To Spy On Fluke
January 09 2015 7:34 PM
Find out what happens on "General Hospital" in the week of Jan. 12, 2015.
Key Stone XL Oil Pipeline: President Obama, Republicans Heading for Direct Confrontation
January 09 2015 2:47 PM
The public support for the pipeline project cannot be ignored.
Barcelona President Fire Fights, Messi Enrique Clash Unresolved, Early Elections To Resolve Crisis
January 08 2015 5:10 PM
Latest news from the Barcelona crisis.
Using Office For Political Interest ‘Not Against Law:’ Canadian Ethics Commissioner
January 07 2015 11:38 PM
Ethics Commissioner Marguerite Trussler ruled that the Alberta Education Minister had not acted against the law by using his office for political interest.
UK Economy No Longer In ‘Lucky Years’ -- Report
January 07 2015 12:07 PM
Many of the economies in Europe may not have fully recovered from the severe recession that hit the globe in 2008.
Investors Weigh Risk Of Deflation As European Central Bank Considers Options--Report
January 05 2015 11:31 AM
The fall in global oil prices has once again put the spotlight on Europe, with concerns that the region may inch closer to deflation.
New Zealand’s New Year Honours Announced: Foreign Minister McCully and Maori Leader Turia Among The Awardees
December 31 2014 10:23 PM
It is a recognition for outstanding public service.
Hacker Clones Politician’s Fingerprint From Photographs, Samsung & Apple Phones Vulnerable
December 30 2014 11:03 AM
Hackers say that they have cloned a German politician's thumbprint.
Global GDP Growth Rate Estimates May Be Increased For 2015 -- Report
December 24 2014 11:59 AM
Amid concerns about a possible recession in some countries, there is still some positive news for the global economy.
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday December 23, 2014
December 23 2014 2:28 PM
On the eve of Christmas eve, local shares have taken a pause after 4 sessions of gains in which the ASX 200 has risen by 290 points or 5.5%. The index started the session with a loss of 8 points before trading at the lows of the morning as lunchtime loomed. Local participants looked through the generally positive that featured in US and European trade overnight. European shares were firmer in the latest session with the FTSEurofirst 300 index up by 0.4% and the German Dax up by 0.8%. Investors w...
Canada Federal Polls 2015: Election Body Sets Readiness Date By March 1 Next Year
December 11 2014 4:02 PM
Election Canada is setting new bench marks with its advance planning of resources.
Attention Shifts To Fall Of Husband Of News Reader Who Wanted ‘Ruby’ To Hit Japan
December 10 2014 2:54 PM
ABC-CBN chose to ignore the social media storm created by the remarks of its news reader Korina Sanchez that Super Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) would hopefully only batter Japan and spare the Philippines. The comment even spawned a hoax report that Japan has declared her a persona non grata.
Australian Dollar Outlook – December 10, 2014
December 10 2014 11:26 AM
The Australian Dollar has rallied off new lows as the USD and global equity markets weakened overnight.
Hoax Alert: Japan Didn’t Declare Filipina News Reader ‘Persona Non Grata’
December 09 2014 10:51 AM
Like the fake news that Malia Obama is pregnant, Japan did not declare ABS-CBN news reader Korina Sanchez a "persona non grata" for saying on air that super typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) should spare the Philippines and hit Japan instead.
21st Century Cold War Has Began; US House Of Reps Passes Resolution 758 Even As US Tells Russia To Stop Self-isolation
December 05 2014 12:46 PM
U.S. House Resolution 758, approved on Thursday, signals the start of the 21st century Cold War era.
PM Tony Abbott Admits Feeling Bad About Plummeting Popularity
December 05 2014 10:16 AM
But just a little more than a year in power, Tony Abbott is experiencing what Kevin Rudd was going through the dying days of the Labor Party. In an interview with ABC, Mr Abbott admitted that man voters now feel dismayed, disappointed and surprised with how he runs the party that the shoe is now on the other foot with the Opposition leading by double digits in recent surveys, while the PM's popularity plummeted to a five-month low.
Hong Kong Police Blame 'Troublemakers' Among Protesters For Violent Clashes
December 02 2014 6:49 PM
The pro democracy protesters in Hong Kong have intensified their protest even though the government is making all efforts to curb the unrest.
New Zealand Labour Leader Andrew Little Bats For Widening Party Base: Redefines Working Class
December 02 2014 5:03 PM
Technology changes have made the old world definition of working class redundant.