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  1. Reporter's notebook: early start vital if I want to be out in front ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | NEWS.com.au

    Day two: the second of our diary entries by 'South China Morning Post' reporters, offering personal views on some of the behind-the-scenes activities during the annual plenums Journalists line up this morning outside the Great Hall of the People awaiting copies of Premier Li Kekiang's working report and the start of the annual National People's Congress meeting. Photo: Simon Song A Bloomberg reporter arrived at the hall in the chilly capital at 3am today, only to find that three Reuters reporters were already waiting at the head of a queue.

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  2. Beware the line between promoting Hong Kong's uniqueness, and championing independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    Jiang Xun says the SAR government was right to insist on the precise use of language describing relations between the mainland and Hong Kong, as the two have never been equals Twenty years ago, I arrived in Hong Kong from Shanghai. At the Lo Wu immigration checkpoint, I needed to fill out an entry form, which asked where I came from.

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  3. Frustrated nurses wait in limboRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    They gave up their jobs, used up pension monies and borrowed from children's educational funds in the hope of better employment after undertaking two years of training, and earning enough money to repay depleted purses. Some were given money by their parents or their spouses, but six months after their professional body informed them that they had passed, the nurses have still not been granted permission to work.

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  4. Ukrainians will pay for... keeping oligarchy intactRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Day

    Expert: "IMF loan is not a reform but a deferral of the default that results from a government-sponsored corrupt 'distribution system'" The Verkhovna Rada has passed an IMF law package. Staying in session until Monday midnight, MPs voted six out of seven bills into law in the first reading.

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  5. CNSNewsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    A bloc of nations together accounting for almost two-thirds of the total U.N. membership on Wednesday backed Iran's claims to be cooperating with the International Atomic Energy Agency - despite the IAEA's complaints that it is not. The Non-Aligned Movement's statement of support for Iran's nuclear program and policies, along with its ongoing opposition to sanctions against the regime, again calls into question Obama administration claims that the international community is solidly united on the matter.

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  6. China signals 'new normal' with lower annual growth targetRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A man checks his mobile phone as he walks at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai March 5, 2014. A man checks his mobile phone as he walks at the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai March 5, 2014.

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  7. On Native GroundTHE Right and Wrong Way to Deal with TerrorismRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- In 2002, I went to Florida for the auditions for one of my mother's musical theater productions.

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  8. Plenty of questions around Great Northern DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    The pinnacle for harness racing three year olds to aspire to in New Zealand are the two derbies held each year. Most pundits think he is likely to be crossed early from barrier one which when added in with his history of having a few fancy steps early when rushed out of the gate makes him vulnerable.

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  9. Hong Kong's Communist leader tells citizens to act like sheep for their own goodRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com

    Tyrants throughout history have all wanted two things from those they mean to rule: blind loyalty and absolute obedience. That is no different today, as evidenced by recent comments from Hong Kong's unpopular communist chief executive.

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  10. Premier Li Keqiang signals China's - new normal' with lower annual growth targetRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    He tells NPC that government has set growth target this year of about 7pc - below last year's 7.5 pc - will create 10 million new jobs and continue fight against pollution and corruption Li Keqiang gives his speech today at Great Hall of the People, in which he admitted that downward pressure on China's economy was intensifying. Photo: Xinhua China announced today an economic growth target for this year of about 7 per cent, signalling its lowest rate of expansion for a quarter of a century, and said it would increase government spending to support the slowing economy.

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  11. Local Rockers Made Violent Grab for the Brass RingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Art Voice

    It was Saturday afternoon on a sub-zero day in February. They look like total rock stars-ripped jeans, grungy t-shirts, denim jackets; a rock n' roll lifestyle driven by loud guitar music.

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  12. China signals "new normal" with lower annual growth targetRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | West Australian

    China on Thursday announced an economic growth target for this year of around 7 percent, signalling its lowest rate of expansion for a quarter of a century, and said it would increase government spending to support the slowing economy. Speaking at the opening of China's annual parliamentary meeting, Premier Li Keqiang vowed to fight corruption and pollution, and stressed the need for more painful reforms to put the world's second-largest economy on a more sustainable footing after three decades of breakneck growth.

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  13. Article: Which Devices Were Part of Lunar New Year Celebrations in China?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | EMarketer

    Smartphones and televisions are taking hold as devices associated with Lunar New Year celebrations in China, according to Admaster's January 2015 polling for its "2015 Spring Festival Internet Users Behavior Insight Report." More than four in 10 mobile internet users surveyed in China said they would watch as much TV during the February 19, 2015, Lunar New Year holiday as they had a year previously.

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  14. A worker welds at a construction site in Yiliang, Yunnan province, February 28, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    China's Premier Li Keqiang said the world's second largest economy would target growth this year of around 7 percent, signaling the lowest expansion for a quarter of a century. In remarks prepared for delivery at the opening of China's annual parliamentary meeting in Beijing, Li vowed to fight corruption and pollution, and stressed the need for more painful reforms to support the economy in the longer term.

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  15. Drummond: One Oakland murder creates major ripple effectRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Whenever someone is shot and killed in an inner-city neighborhood, the streets talk. It might be the killer boasting to a girlfriend.

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  16. Getting Back on Track SuccessfullyRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    Now seems like a good time to check in with those New Year resolutions. It's the end of February, and my email inbox and Twitter feed are full of strategies for implementing habits, keeping resolutions, and bits about why We Are Failing To Do So.

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  17. South Sudan's FM says sanctions will hamper peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's foreign minister, Barnaba Marial Benjamin, said sanctions on the new nation will hamper peace and affect the very ordinary people. Benjamin was speaking from Addis Ababa, where the negotiating teams did not yet reach a peace agreement ending the 14-month conflict.

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  18. 10 New Years Surfing ResolutionsRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2009 | Examiner.com

    We are one the countdown for the last few days of 2009. Before you know it, you will be counting down the final seconds to the new year.

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  19. WRAPUP 2-China lowers annual growth target, pledges more reformRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    China's Premier Li Keqiang said the world's second largest economy would target growth this year of around 7 percent, signalling the lowest expansion for a quarter of a century. In remarks prepared for delivery at the opening of China's annual parliamentary meeting in Beijing, Li vowed to fight corruption and pollution, and stressed the need for more painful reforms to support the economy in the longer term.

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  20. Ex-Tory MP's home searched by 20 child sex murder copsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The search was prompted by allegations of a man known as "Nick" who claimed he saw a boy killed during a depraved sex party Police involved in an investigation into the murder of children abused in a sex ring yesterday raided the home of a former Tory MP. The search by 20 officers was prompted by allegations of a man known as "Nick" who claimed he saw a boy killed during a depraved sex party.

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