Drugs and thugs slide down priority scale – Minneapolis Star Tribune


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Drugs and thugs slide down priority scale
Minneapolis Star Tribune
He spoke by phone from Washington, D.C., where he's working a dual job as acting head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. He said some of it reflects a "hangover" of bad Federal prosecutors are focusing on labor-intensive

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France’s 75% Income Tax on the Rich Overturned as Unconstitutional – TIME


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France's 75% Income Tax on the Rich Overturned as Unconstitutional
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More uncharacteristic still, while the 75% boost was designed to finally make France's underpaying wealthy class start contributing its full share to public finances, the Conseil rejected the measure in defense of French revolutionary ideals of égalité
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Top 10 Trucking Stories and Trends from 2012, Part 4 – Truckinginfo

Top 10 Trucking Stories and Trends from 2012, Part 4
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"This measure includes historic reforms — cutting red tape and consolidating or eliminating nearly 70 federal programs," said Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica, R-Fla., in a statement. 1. CSA In the two years it has been

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Elizabeth Jane Howard: interview – Telegraph.co.uk


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Elizabeth Jane Howard: interview
Telegraph.co.uk
Edward, Louise's father – a war hero, timber merchant and womaniser who sexually abuses his daughter – is based on Howard's own father, and her mother Villy, like Howard's mother, is a former ballerina. The Cazalets employ nannies and chauffeurs, send

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For Palm-Oil Firms, Indonesia Wage Hike Worrisome – Wall Street Journal

For Palm-Oil Firms, Indonesia Wage Hike Worrisome
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KU) plantation division, told The Wall Street Journal that minimum wage hikes in Indonesia will add to labor supply problems for oil palm harvesters in Malaysia, which was already pressured by an exodus of estate workers last year as job prospects in

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Chinese Men Jailed for Calling On Hu Jintao to Disclose Assets – The Epoch Times


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Yang was accused of “illegal deforestation,” and Xiao Yong was sentenced to 18 months re-education through labor, also on some other, unrelated charge. Democracy advocate Sun Wenguang, a retired professor from Shandong University, told RFA it

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Mexico has friends in U.S. amid tomato tiff with Florida

Ambelang said Mexican-grown tomatoes were more competitive because of lower labor costs, good weather and more than a decade of investment in greenhouse
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Study bares child labor prevalent in palm oil plantations in Caraga

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Chinese Labor Camp Worker Sends Plea For Help Hidden In Cheap …

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Commentary: Americans love cheap goods and China loves Christmas – Kansas City Star

Commentary: Americans love cheap goods and China loves Christmas
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Meantime, Christmas-season toy-makers in China are often underpaid, paid late and forced to work in hazardous conditions with limited access to restrooms, according to an investigative report last year by The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom

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