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Chase Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bans International... Before you read this report, remember to sign up to http://pennystockpaycheck.com 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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Iwate gets ‘space pumpkin’ seeds

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The offspring of pumpkin seeds taken to space by former astronaut Naoko Yamazaki aboard the shuttle Discovery were delivered Wednesday to a board of education in Iwate Prefecture, with the aim of instilling hope in children affected by the March 2011 quake-tsunami calamity.
An official of the Matsudo Municipal Government in Chiba Prefecture handed the seeds to an official of the Iwate prefectural board of education with a message written by Yamazaki, a Matsudo native. The message read, “I present these seeds as ‘seeds of hope.’ Please never give up.”

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Matsudo to spread ISS ‘seeds of hope’

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The city of Matsudo will distribute pumpkin seeds derived from those taken into space by a Japanese astronaut to about 2,000 elementary and junior high schools in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures.
In a meeting with Matsudo Mayor Kenya Hongoya at City Hall on Thursday, Naoko Yamazaki, 41, said she wants to send the children “seeds of hope” for their shattered region’s recovery.

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