Category : Events

The United States just might avoid a government shutdown

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Fifty-two members of the U.S. Senate blocked legislation on Thursday that could have cut funding …

Papal visit comes with a high price tag

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This weekend, Pope Francis became the fourth leader of the Catholic Church to visit the …

Michigan makes a big bet on hedge funds, but is it worth it?

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The University of Michigan has changed the investments strategy used in its long term endowment …

American Indian tribes offered $940 million for program funding

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The U.S. Department of Justice announced on Thursday that the Obama administration has agreed to …

Number 51: Could Puerto Rico’s debt crisis be a precursor to statehood?

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Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States, may be closer to statehood than …

New Jersey court upholds Borgata’s weight discrimination policy

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A New Jersey appeals court ruled on Thursday that the Borgata casino can legally enforce their …

Brazil bans corporate donations for political campaigns

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Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled in an 8-3 decision on Thursday that corporate contributions can no longer …

Inc. Magazine releases 9th annual ranking of fastest growing private companies

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Inc. Magazine’s September issue features their 5,000 and 500 lists, the annual ranking of the …

Monsanto herbicide ruled harmful in France’s court of appeals

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In France, an appeals court has upheld a three year old ruling on Thursday against …

Government scandal and stagnant economy push Brazil towards recession

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Brazil’s credit rating has been downgraded to junk status by the credit rating agency Standard …