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Sonia Gandhi is world's third most powerful woman

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 30 2013, 10:10am CDT | by IANS

Sonia Gandhi is world's third most powerful woman
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has been listed the third most powerful woman as Russian President Vladimir Putin beat President Barack Obama to the top spot on Forbes' list of "The World's Most Powerful People".
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Report: California Welfare Program Overpayments Total $848 Million

Aug 28 2014 7:26pm CDT | Source: Big Government

The California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) welfare program has a total of $848 million in outstanding overpayments to state aid recipients, according to a recent report from the nonprofit California Common Sense. The report, titled "California Welfare Overpayments: Fraud, Internal Errors, and Limited Investigation," indicates that, as of March 2014, just 40% of the $848 million total has been recovered over the last decade.  In F ...
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Walmart Enters the Health Care Market

Aug 15 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: National Center for Policy Analysis

By January 2015, Walmart will be operating a dozen primary care clinics across the country. Writing for Forbes, Dan Diamond, managing editor of the Advisory Board's Daily Briefing, explains that six clinics staffed with nurse practitioners are currently in operation in South Carolina and Texas. These clinics are distinct from the 100 clinics that the large retailer has operated for several years in conjunction with local hospitals. The new operations, reports Diamond, will be fu ...
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PTI, MQM to observe mourning day
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) have announced to observe a day of mourning Sunday following the clashes between protesters and law enforcers in Islamabad, media reported. | by IANS
 
Eight killed, 100 injured in Pakistan protest clashes
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least eight people have been killed and over 100 injured in the clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan as the protesters marched towards the prime minister's house. | by IANS
 
Polish PM elected European Council president
Brussels, Aug 31 (IANS) The European Union (EU) leaders Saturday elected Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as president and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini as the foreign policy chief of the European Council. | by IANS
 
 

Health benefits of aspirin may outweigh risks

Aug 6 2014 8:30pm CDT | Source: WND

(Forbes) A new study in Annals of Oncology finds that the benefits of daily aspirin may outweigh the risks, at least when it comes to cancers of the digestive tract – bowel, stomach and esophageal. There was a smaller, but appreciable reduction in the risk of heart attack and stroke. Because of the bleeding risks associated with aspirin, there’s been some debate over whether the health benefits are worth this potenti ...
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Forbes: Harvard only 7th-best college in country

Jul 30 2014 11:40pm CDT | Source: WND

(Business Inisder) Williams College is the best college in America, according to Forbes’ annual Top Colleges ranking, which this year placed Harvard University at number seven. Forbes — which combines liberal arts college and research universities on its list — notes that the divide between these two types of institutions reveals a “higher education in flux.” As list author Caroline Howard writes, “This year it comes down to small, stud ...
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King’s makes ‘Best American Colleges’ list

Jul 30 2014 11:00pm CDT | Source: Citizens voice

King’s College placed 471st of 650 institutions on the list of “Best American Colleges” compiled for “Forbes” magazine by The Center for College Affordability and Productivity. King’s is the only Luzerne County college or university on the list and one of ...
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UAE minister ranked 67th among world's 100 powerful women

Source: Politics Balla | May 25 2013, 3:12pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

UAE minister ranked 67th among world's 100 powerful women
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS/WAM) Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, the UAE's minister of development and international cooperation, has been ranked 67th among the world's powerful women in 2013 in an annual report by Forbes.
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