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Chase Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bans International... Before you read this report, remember to sign up to for 100% free stock alerts Chase Bank has moved to limit cash withdrawals while banning business customers from sending...

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Richemont chairman Johann Rupert to take 'grey gap... Billionaire 62-year-old to take 12 months off from Cartier and Montblanc luxury goods groupRichemont's chairman and founder Johann Rupert is to take a year off from September, leaving management of the...

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Cambodia: aftermath of fatal shoe factory collapse... Workers clear rubble following the collapse of a shoe factory in Kampong Speu, Cambodia, on Thursday

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Spate of recent shock departures by 50-something CEOs While the rising financial rewards of running a modern multinational have been well publicised, executive recruiters say the pressures of the job have also been ratcheted upOn approaching his 60th birthday...

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UK Uncut loses legal challenge over Goldman Sachs tax... While judge agreed the deal was 'not a glorious episode in the history of the Revenue', he ruled it was not unlawfulCampaign group UK Uncut Legal Action has lost its high court challenge over the legality...

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Media Advisory: OFL President Sid Ryan Available for Comment Following Release of Ontario Budget

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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – May 2, 2013) - Sid Ryan, President of the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL), will be available for comment immediately following the release of the 2013 Ontario Budget to discuss its impact on working people across the province.

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UpRight Pools Is Gearing Up for Summer Sales With a New Online Marketing Campaign

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OCALA, FL–(Marketwired – Apr 4, 2013) – UpRight Pools has just announced a brand new internet marketing campaign to prep for the summer time. They have aligned with First In Results, a full-service internet marketing company in Ocala, Florida. Summer time in the Florida area is full of potential business and UpRight Pools is optimistic of their brand new marketing campaign. Here’s what Ryan Gandy, the owner of UpRight Pools had to say.

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Paul Ryan budget fibs on energy costs

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Paul Ryan misstates the case on federal energy taxes.

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OFL Considers Nominating Fraser Institute for "Union Organizer of the Year" Award for Championing Union Benefits

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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Feb. 20, 2013) - Ontario Federation of Labour President Sid Ryan thanked the Fraser Institute – a right-wing think tank – for its release of today’s report highlighting the benefits of joining a union.

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Victims of Crime in Yukon Benefit from Government of Canada Funding

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WHITEHORSE, YUKON–(Marketwire – Jan. 19, 2013) - Today, the Government of Canada announced it has allocated more than $600,000 in program funding to help victims of crime in Yukon. The announcement was made by the Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, on behalf of the Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. Minister Toews was joined by the Honourable Mike Nixon, Minister of Justice for Yukon; and Ryan Leef, M.P. for Yukon.

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Tom Brady: Defense, special teams huge –

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Tom Brady: Defense, special teams huge
EAST RUTHERFORD, N. J – It was a typical, masterfully efficient Tom Brady performance in last night's 49-19 annihilation of the Jets, (18 of 28, 323 yards, three TDs and no interceptions) and as usual the Patriots' quarterback was quick to dish the credit.
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Ryan Vogelsong helps Giants force Game 7 against Cardinals – Los Angeles Times

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Ryan Vogelsong helps Giants force Game 7 against Cardinals
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Ryan Vogelsong helps Giants force Game 7 against Cardinals. San Francisco right-hander strikes out a career-high nine batters in seven innings during a 6-1 victory over St. Louis in Game 6 of the NLCS. print. Comments. 5
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Cruising to Victory, Giants Force Game 7New York Times
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Biden, Ryan cram for big debate –

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Biden, Ryan cram for big debate
With Thursday's Vice Presidential debate looming, Paul Ryan and Joe Biden are busy preparing for their big moments. VP debates aren't likely to tip the course of the election, but many of them remain memorable. NBC's Ron Mott reports.
Biden-Ryan debate highlights nation's Catholic political divideLos Angeles Times
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Romney’s failing campaign hurting Republicans in congressional races

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The GOP not long ago stood to take control of the Senate, but key races are slipping away as party’s top candidate stumbles

Mitt Romney’s collapsing campaign is beginning to hurt Republican chances in key congressional races, risking their hopes of taking the Senate as a bastion against a second-term Barack Obama presidency.

More and more Republican congressional candidates are distancing themselves from their party’s White House ticket as they are hit by ads from their Democratic opponents linking them to Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan.

With Romney still reeling from one bad poll after another in swing states, the Obama campaign opened up a new front on Friday, sending vice-president Joe Biden on a two-day visit to Florida to warn the elderly that a Romney-Ryan victory would mean new taxes on their social security benefits.

Biden, in excerpts from his speech released in advance, said: “Right now, the majority of seniors don’t have to pay taxes on their social security benefits … But if governor Romney’s tax plan goes into effect, it could mean everyone, everyone, would have to pay more taxes on the social security benefits they now receive.”

Creating fear among the elderly is a potent message not only in Florida, a state with a high proportion of retirees, but in other swing states. A new poll, by the Washington Post and the health group the Kaiser Foundation, by Ryan to reform Medicare, the healthcare programme for those 65 and over, has alienated potential Republican voters..

The poll found that in three battlegrounds – Florida, Ohio and Virginia – the changes to Medicare proposed by Ryan have tilted the elderly towards Obama. The issue ranked with them as high as the state of the economy.

Sixty-five percent of those polled in Florida want to keep Medicare as it is. In Ohio, Obama held a 19% advantage over Romney among voters asked who they trusted most with the health programme, 15% in Florida and 13% in Virginia.

Romney’s lacklustre campaign, compounded by the threat to social security and Medicare coming on top of last week’s secret video of a Romney speech, appears to be pulling down Republicans in congressional races. Candidates can usually count on receiving a boost in their districts and states from a successful presidential campaign.

Stu Rothenberg, editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, told the Washington Examiner: “Republicans still have a chance, but it’s not what it was six months ago or a year ago. And if you had to weigh the two parties’ chances, you would have to say the Democrats have a better chance of holding the Senate.”

The Republicans hold the House and had high hopes of adding the Senate too. With control of Congress, they would be able to throw up a formidable barrier to Obama implementing new domestic policies.

The Democrats hold only a four-seat majority in the Senate and had looked vulnerable. But the disarray in the Romney campaign has thrown those hopes into doubt. The Democrats are threatening to win seats the Republicans had been expected to win easily, such as Virginia. The Democratic candidate in Virginia, Tim Kaine, is up 3% on his Republican opponent, George Allen.

The one remaining opportunity for Romney to turn the presidential campaign round is the first presidential debate on Wednesday in Denver, Colorado. Tens of millions are expected to tune in for the first opportunity to see Obama and Romney one-to-one in a debate in which issues such as tax, health care and the secret video of Romney disparaging 47% of the population as freeloaders are all likely to figure.

Debates usually end in draws that are quickly forgotten, as in 2008, but they can make a difference, as in the classic one between Kennedy and Nixon in 1960 and more recently George W Bush and Al Gore in 2000, in which Gore annoyed lots of voters by rolling his eyes while Bush was speaking.

Both the Obama and Romney campaigns on Friday talked up expectations for their opponents while downplaying their own candidate’s chances. The Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod predicted Mitt Romney would be a “prepared, disciplined and aggressive debater”.

Fears that the White House may be beyond the Republican party this year has already seen fighting start among conservative commentators.

The conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer, rounded on Romney, saying he had “fumbled” the opportunity offered by the Middle East crisis.

He argued that it is not too late for Romney. “Make the case. Go large. About a foreign policy in ruins. About an archaic, 20th century welfare state model that guarantees 21st century insolvency. And about an alternate vision of an unapologetically assertive America abroad unafraid of fundamental structural change at home. It might just work. And it’s not too late,” Krauthammer wrote in the Washington Post.

Jennifer Duffy, who covers the Senate races for the independent Cook Political Report, which had leaned a year ago to the Republicans taking the Senate, now argues that the range of possible outcomes goes from the Republicans picking up two or three seats – not enough for a majority – to actually losing a seat or two.

Charlie Cook, writing in the National Journal, said that if Romney does not pick up in the polls in the next week to 10 days, he faces “the very real prospect that Republican donors, Super Pacs and other parts of the GOP support structure will begin to shift resources away from helping him and toward a last-ditch effort to win a Senate majority – which once seemed very likely – and to protect the party’s House majority.”

Mitt Romney calls for overhauling U.S. foreign aid – Detroit Free Press

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Mitt Romney calls for overhauling U.S. foreign aid
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NEW YORK — Mitt Romney said Tuesday that the US must rethink how it awards foreign aid, and should work more with the private sector to nurture free enterprise and open economies in developing nations. “Nothing we can do as a nation will change lives
Romney confident despite poll numbersThe Detroit News
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Romney goes direct-to-camera in new adPolitico (blog)

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