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Guitar Frets: Environmental Enforcement Leaves Musicians in Fear

Source: WSJ Federal agents swooped in on Gibson Guitar Wednesday, raiding factories and offices in Memphis and Nashville, seizing several pallets of wood, electronic files and guitars. The Feds are keeping mum, but in a statement yesterday Gibson’s chairman and … Continue reading

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Study: Healthy Eating Can Cost Less

Sam Hananel The Ledger WASHINGTON | Is it really more expensive to eat healthy? An Agriculture Department study released Wednesday found that most fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods cost less than foods high in fat, sugar and salt. That … Continue reading

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Millions trapped in insecure work

AAP Casual workers should be given annual leave while bosses should be banned from keeping workers in unstable work long-term, an ACTU report recommends. Former deputy prime minister Brian Howe is launching his report into insecure work in Sydney on … Continue reading

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House Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Measure CISPA

David Kravets Wired The House on Thursday approved cybersecurity legislation that privacy groups have decried as a threat to civil liberties. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, sponsored by Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Michigan) and Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Maryland), … Continue reading

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Narcissists Often Ace Job Interviews, Study Finds

Health Day Yahoo News WEDNESDAY, April 4 (HealthDay News) — Really, really liking yourself may give you the edge in your next job interview, a new study suggests. That’s because narcissists, known to be obnoxiously high on self-esteem, are better … Continue reading

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EU Demands Right To Dictate National Budgets

Source: AFP The European Union called Wednesday for sweeping new powers to override national budgets and decide when governments should be placed under the wardenship of Brussels technocrats.

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Greg Smith’s Resignation: Are Wall Street Traders Psychopathic?

Maia Szalavitz Time When a Goldman Sachs executive director, Greg Smith, resigned on Wednesday, he left in his wake a scathing op-ed in the New York Times excoriating the firm for its greedy values. The op-ed shook Goldman “like a … Continue reading

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Rainforest Remedy May Tackle Toothache

Sten Stovall Wall Street Journal LONDON—An anesthetic gel made from a plant found in the Peruvian rainforest could revolutionize dental treatment, researchers from the University of Cambridge said Wednesday. Indigenous tribes in Peru discovered the pain-killing properties of the Acmella … Continue reading

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Grassley Asks DOJ Again if They’ve Taken Action Against Wall Street

Blog of Legal Times Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is pushing the Department of Justice for details on what it has done to pursue criminal charges against the major Wall Street banks and executives who he says are responsible for the … Continue reading

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All Adults Should Get Whooping Cough Vaccine, Federal Panel Advises

Mike Stobbe TIME A federal advisory panel wants all U.S. adults to get vaccinated against whooping cough. The panel voted Wednesday to expand its recommendation to include all those 65 and older who haven’t gotten a whooping cough shot as … Continue reading

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