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  • Conflicts weighing heavily on German consumers

    BERLIN (AP) — A closely-watched survey shows economic expectations among German consumers have "completely collapsed" over concerns about the conflicts in Iraq, Israel and Ukraine. The GfK institute said Wednesday its latest index of economic expectations slid 35.5 points in August to 10.4 —...

  • China Telecom profit rises as mobile data grows

    BEIJING (AP) — China Telecom Ltd., one of the country's three main state-owned carriers, said Wednesday its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew. The Beijing-based company earned 11.4 billion yuan ($1.9 billion), or 0.14 yuan (2...

  • Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality

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  • Maysville receiving $1.15M for water tank project

    MAYSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The city of Maysville is receiving more than a million dollars for a water tank project. The U.S. Commerce Department, which announced the $1.15 million grant on Monday, said the city reports the project will support expansion of the region's automotive industry,...

  • Anti-UAW workers to form own union at VW plant

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen workers who oppose the United Auto Workers at the German automaker's plant in Chattanooga are looking to form their own union. The Chattanooga Times Free Press (http://bit.ly/1vM9f5u ) reports that the group wants to form the first chapter of what would be...

  • Memphis brings Tenn. supermarket wine votes to 75

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Election officials have certified that Memphis voters have submitted enough signatures for a November referendum on supermarket wine sales, bringing the total number of communities holding a vote on the issue to 75. Currently, wine can only be sold in liquor stores. But...

  • State of Michigan to host latest virtual job fair

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Job seekers and employers will be able to connect through a State of Michigan-sponsored online career fair. The MiVirtualCareerFair is set for Wednesday. It's to feature three-dozen employers and is expected to be the largest such event to date. More than 140 employers...

  • Communities certified for wine sales referendum

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  • ExxonMobil to pay civil penalty for 2012 oil spill

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — ExxonMobil Pipeline Company has agreed to pay a $1.4 million civil penalty for an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act stemming from a 2012 crude oil spill from its "North Line" pipeline near Torbert in Pointe Coupee Parish. The U.S. Department of Justice and the...

  • Former White House press secretary Jim Brady dies

    James Brady, the White House press secretary gravely wounded during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Monday, his family announced. Brady was 73.



From the Weekly Standard

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    Do Washington Republicans smell blood in New Jersey? The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the GOP's Senate campaign apparatus, issued a press release Wednesday knocking New Jersey's...

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