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December 11 2014

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Australia's Unemployment Rate Hits 12-year High - Yahoo News

Total aggregate hours worked fell 4.4 million hours to 1,610.6 million. - 'Room for lower interest rates' - Australia's economy -- which has avoided a recession for more than two decades -- is struggling to shift towards non-mining-led growth with a sharp drop off in resources investment is expected next year. Pressure is building on the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates from their record low of 2.5 percent following weaker-than-expected third-quarter GDP growth data released last week. The slowdown in China, Australia's largest trading partner, has weighed on the resources sector and hurt the wider economy, while tumbling commodity prices Max Workouts have hit the nation's incomes. Consumer confidence has fallen in the second half of the year, with the latest survey from Westpac Bank and the Melbourne Institute released on Wednesday showing that sentiment had weakened to its lowest since August 2011. National Australia Bank senior economist David de Garis said while there has been growth outside the resources sector, jobs were not being created visit at a sufficient pace. The increase in the underemployment rate -- from 13.5 percent a year ago to 15.0 percent in the latest figures -- was also pointing to the slack in the labour market, de Garis told AFP. "The labour market is creating some jobs, but they are part-time and not a lot of income growth...
More: http://news.yahoo.com/australias-unemployment-rate-12-high-014107367.html

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Australia's Unemployment Rate Hits 12-year High - Yahoo News

"Despite the unemployment rate printing a touch higher in rounded terms, November's report was overall slightly better than the market expected, and suggested labour market conditions improved modestly in November," ANZ economists Savita Singh and Riki Polygenis said. "From here -- and now that the ABS appears more comfortable with the veracity of the survey -- we expect the unemployment rate to level out." The latest figures came two days after the ABS said it would accept all recommendations from an independent review into how the labour force survey is collated, following questions about its accuracy. The review said the timing of supplementary surveys had contributed to the volatility in the monthly data. The Australian dollar jumped a quarter of a cent to 83.7 US cents after the data release before easing slightly. The participation rate -- which measures the proportion of adults in work or looking for work -- rose a seasonally adjusted 64.7 percent from 64.6 percent. Total aggregate hours worked fell 4.4 million hours to 1,610.6 million. - 'Room for lower interest rates' - Australia's economy -- which has avoided a recession for more than two decades -- is struggling to shift towards non-mining-led growth with a sharp drop off in resources check it out investment is expected next year. Pressure is building on the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates from their record low of 2.5 percent following weaker-than-expected third-quarter GDP growth data released last week. blog
More: http://news.yahoo.com/australias-unemployment-rate-12-high-014107367.html

December 10 2014

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Belgian Pledge Pushes Green Climate Fund To $10 Billion Goal - Yahoo News

Green Climate Fund to help developing nations cope with global warming, a Belgian official said, bringing the total to a U.N. target of $10 billion. About 190 nations are meeting in Lima from Dec. 1-12 to work on elements of a draft agreement to combat greenhouse gas emissions. The deal is expected to home page be finalized in Paris in a year's time. The U.N. said earlier this year it hoped the initial round of pledges would reach $10 billion to encourage progress in the Lima negotiations. The GCF said last week that pledges totaled $9.95 billion, led by up to $3 billion by (visit site) the United States. "It will be formally announced a bit later today," a Belgian official said, confirming Belgian media reports but asking not to be named.
More: http://news.yahoo.com/belgian-pledge-pushes-green-climate-fund-10-billion-204715536.html

December 06 2014

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Badgers Arrive In Indy, Fans Enjoy Fan Fest

Gray Television, Inc. Badgers' coach Gary Andersen said his players handled the preparation well and in his muscle building words, quote- "they were very on it"--end quote before arriving here in Indy. Before Saturday's game Big Ten fans headed over to the convention center for the Big Ten fan fest, including some Badger alumni. Ohio State Facing Adversity Before Big Ten Title Game To comment, the following rules must be followed: No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions No Negative Community Comparisons No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed Stay on Story Topic Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so. If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator. Flagging does not guarantee removal. Multiple violations may result in account suspension. Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators. Questions may be sent to comments@wsaw.com .
Full story: http://www.wsaw.com/home/headlines/Badgers-Arrive-in-Indy-Fans-Enjoy-Fan-Fest-284954311.html

December 05 2014

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Angelina Jolie Chokes Up Thanking Family Of Late 'unbroken' Subject During Promo Tour - Yahoo News

It was the joy of my life to know him and to direct this film." She then turned over the mic to Comcast chief Brian Roberts, who told the gathered crowd that he had been in Washington, D.C. at a meeting with President Obama on Wednesday and, while there, picked up a surprise for the Zamperinis, which he gave to Jolie to hand to them: a Congressional proclamation celebrating the courage and service to the United States of Zamperini. The three then embraced. This all came on the heels of another Peggy Siegal-coordinated event on Tuesday, a luncheon at the regal Metropolitan Club at which Jolie was seated with media elite including Huffington Post chief Arianna Huffington, CBS This Morning's Gayle King, Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles, MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell and ABC's Good Morning America and This Week anchor George Stephanopoulos. Dozens of Academy members from actresses Dana Ivey and Lois Smith to documentarian Laura Poitras to animator Jimmy Picker dined at nearby tables and then listened to a Q&A, moderated by Stephanopoulos, with Jolie and her visite site stars. The whole company now heads back to Los Angeles to conduct additional promotional activities right up until opening day, including another dinner on Dec. 8 and luncheon on Dec.
Full story: http://news.yahoo.com/angelina-jolie-chokes-thanking-family-unbroken-subject-during-050004508.html

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Chris Rock Pens Blistering Essay On Hollywood's Race Problem: "it's A White Industry" - Yahoo News

And never in a million years would they have allowed a scene where the rich guy comes back to the projects and actually gets along with everybody. No way. In most black movies and in celebs most black TV shows and even in most black plays anyone with money or an education is evil, even movies made by black directors. They have to be saved by the poor people. This goes back to Good Times and What's Happening!! Now, when it comes to casting, Hollywood pretty much decides to cast a black guy or they don't. We're never on the "short list." We're never "in the mix." When there's a hot part in town and the guys are reading for it, that's just what happens. It was never like, "Is it going to be Ryan Gosling or Chiwetel Ejiofor for Fifty Shades webblog of Grey ?" And you know, black people f, too.
Full story: http://news.yahoo.com/chris-rock-pens-blistering-essay-hollywoods-race-problem-170130421.html

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