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  1. Motor racing-Formula One rejects alternative engine proposalRead the original story

    39 min ago | Reuters

    Nov 25 Formula One manufacturers have agreed to come up with a plan to reduce the cost of power units and ensure no team is left without one after rejecting a proposal to introduce an alternative engine. The governing International Automobile Federation said in a statement that there had been four credible expressions of interest from companies interested in supplying a cheaper alternative engine from 2017.


  2. Michelle Singletary: What does Black Friday mean to you (in 3 words)?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Some of you will do it because you believe it will help the economy . Others will do it because it's a tradition.


  3. Andrew Little and Phil Goff appear before committees in CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The primary purpose of Andrew Little and Phil Goff's trip is to highlight the lack of rights for Kiwis living in Australia. Photo / Supplied Kiwis can no longer cross the Tasman and say "where's Centrelink" and Australia should not have a "whatever goes" attitude to such welfare, an Australian Government MP says.


  4. Scottish Police Federation: politicians "lack the maturity" to debate terror threat, armed officersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    That is the bleak assessment of Scottish Police Federation , the body which represents the force's rank and file, after a special meeting to discuss cuts and the terror threat. The Federation is particularly concerned about what they regard as "morale-sapping" politicisation of armed policing tactics and suggestions soldiers, rather than officers, could be asked to beef up security.


  5. Why Black Friday lines could be even worse this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

    As if shopping on Black Friday isn't stressful enough. This year, shoppers could face even longer check-out lines thanks to the recent credit card upgrade.


  6. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Inc v. SchimelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | FindLaw

    PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF WISCONSIN, INC., et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. Brad D. SCHIMEL, Attorney General of Wisconsin, et al., Defendants-Appellants.


  7. Senate Committee Advances Sportsmen's Act on Bipartisan VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    On Thursday, Nov. 19, S. 556, the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2015 , passed out of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources without amendment. The bill contains numerous NRA-backed measures to ensure federal lands are accessible by and preserved for the use of hunters, anglers, and recreational shooters.


  8. Farm Bureau reports cost of typical Thanksgiving dinner at $47.83Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Verde Independent

    The annual survey by the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation found the cost of a typical dinner for 10 at $47.83. That's up $1.67 from last year.


  9. As Retail Fraud Nearly Doubles, Payscout Stresses Need for Merchant ProtectionRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    In addition to the losses they are experiencing, efforts to stop fraudulent activity is also a major expense for merchants. The survey shows the average annual investment in fraud mitigation across all merchant verticals has been .


  10. Construction sector unsure of place in Circular EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    SPECIAL REPORT / The future Circular Economy Package will aim to create a market for reused construction materials salvaged from demolition sites. EurActiv France reports .


  11. Etiquette teacher schools - petulant' Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    LESSON IN MANNERS: Barbara Hickey of Mableton, who takes the helm as president of the Georgia Federation of Republican Women in January, observed Monday that certain Republicans were ignoring Ronald Reagan's 11th Commandment: "Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican."


  12. Amid a climate-change parade, Brad Wall casts himself as Harper LiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | MacLeans

    A day after Alberta announced new policies to fight climate change, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall strikes a more fretful tone Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall speaks to reporters before a meeting with premiers hosted by the Council of The Federation in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. There had been two questions about Syrian refugees, and Brad Wall-Saskatchewan's premier-had responded.


  13. Qmee Releases List of Top 10 Most Popular Tech Holiday Gifts for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PRWeb

    The holiday season is right around the corner and consumers are looking for the best gift deals for the people on their shopping lists. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American will spend more than $800 this year on holiday gifts.


  14. First ministers meet in show of good intentions to combat climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Prince George Citizen

    Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard speaks to reporters before a meeting with premiers hosted by the Council of The Federation in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard speaks to reporters before a meeting with premiers hosted by the Council of The Federation in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015.


  15. Fraud trial latest: Former Priory academies chief executive led...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Grantham Journal

    ... a course at the West Bridgford Equestrian Centre even though Mr Richardson was not employed at the time by the Federation. Mr Blakely told the jury he knew Mr Richardson and did remember him being present during the "taster day" visit to the riding ...


  16. Government urged to raise awareness of alternative financing options for SMEsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Finextra Research news

    Lack of awareness amongst SMEs of alternative finance options is creating a potential economic hole of up to 20bn, according to the latest report released today by GLI Finance. The findings are backed by key industry stakeholders including the Federation of Small Businesses, British Chambers of Commerce, National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers, Asset Backed Finance Association, Innovate Finance, and techUK.


  17. Punditry app lets coaches analyse matchday performanceRead the original story

    Monday |

    Football coaches will be able to analyse their team's matchday performance in the palm of their hand with a new punditry app created by a Scottish technology company. Team talks will be taken to a new level by CoachCam which uses video clips and a series of tools to break down performance of players, in the same way that broadcasters do.


  18. School for the Blind leadership draws questions, inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    Concerns over changes in leadership and direction at Oklahoma School for the Blind, including the appointment of an interim superintendent with no traditional education credentials, has prompted an inquiry from Gov. Mary Fallin's office. Parents and others with ties to the school claim conflicts of interest and questionable hiring practices by Department of Rehabilitation Services Executive Director Joe Cordova have compromised the integrity of the school and jeopardized in-state transition services for students.


  19. Football unitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Of the 129 people currently confirmed dead following the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13th, three perished at the Stade De France , the national football stadium located on the northern outskirts of the city. That number would have been much higher if the suicide bomber assigned to that location had not been barred entry to the stadium by several brave security guards, whose courage cost them their lives.


  20. Gila diversion faces deadline in D.C.Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 |

    In the twilight wait for the U.S. secretary of the Interior's decision on whether to sign the New Mexico Unit Agreement which would move forward a controversial diversion of the Gila River, thousands have signed their names to a petition circulated by environmental groups asking her to withhold her approval. Secretary Sally Jewell has a deadline of Monday to sign the document, lest it be rendered void under a timeline set by federal legislation.