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Yesterday | MarketWatch

A shorter workweek may make you a better worker

Working a shorter week would likely make most people feel happier and even more productive, experts say.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business News

Carlos Slim calls for three-day working week to improve quality of life

Mexican billionaire tycoon, Carlos Slim , has called for the introduction of a three-day working week, offset by longer hours and a later retirement, as a way to improve people's quality of life and create a more productive labour force.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Star Online

Bronte sisters' works distilled into a bottle

According to the Bronte Liqueur website, for every bottle sold a small donation will be made to support the work of the Bronte Society.

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Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, South America, World News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

AlertNet

To reduce disaster risk, finance sustainable development

A man travels on a makeshift raft near flood-affected houses in Asuncion, Paraguay, July 7, 2014.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

AlertNet

UN moves to bring climate information into health planning

A patient lies on a bed in a ward reserved for people suffering from dengue fever in a hospital at Barrio Obrero district in Asuncion, Paraguay, on April 14, 2011.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Malawi, Cholera, Health, Malaria

Mon Jul 07, 2014

OUPblog

Poetic justice in The German Doctor

Film is a powerful tool for teaching international criminal law and increasing public awareness and sensitivity about the underlying crimes.

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Related Topix: Prison, South America, World News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Catholic World News

Vatican investigating diocese in Paraguay where accused abuser is vicar general

The Vatican has organized an investigation of a diocese in Paraguay where the vicar general is a priest who was accused of sexual abuse while serving in the US.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Scranton, PA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Paraguay's capital issues alert over floods

Paraguayan officials warned on Thursday of a possible environmental disaster because a flooding river is threatening a dump site for toxic residues.

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The Miami Herald

Paraguay's capital issues alert over floods

Paraguayan officials warned on Thursday of a possible environmental disaster because a flooding river is threatening a dump site for toxic residues.

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Russia Taday

Paraguay and the Trans-Pacific plot to split South America

Tiny and impoverished Paraguay has found itself in the middle of a great geopolitical game for influence over the South American continent.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Opinion

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Floods Wreck Havoc Across South America, Up To 300,000 Displaced

Severe flooding has resulted in a huge amount of damage and disruption across parts of South America especially in eastern Paraguay, southern Brazil and northern Argentina being badly affected.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Argentina

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Xinhuanet

Paraguayan President Cartes stresses gov't main actions

Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes presents his first government report at the head of Executive Power before the Congress Plenary, which marks the beginning of a new parliamentary period, in Asuncion, capital of Paraguay, on July 1, 2014.

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Christian Science Monitor

Land of the free? Not so much. Americans' sense of freedom drops, poll finds.

Kylee Wicker laughs while holding onto a mechanical bull during the 21st annual 'Freedom Has a Birthday' Fourth of July celebration on July 4, 2011, at Washington Park in Laramie, Wyo.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Laramie, WY, South America, World News, Rwanda, Africa, Europe, Greece, Cyprus, Middle East

Sun Jun 29, 2014

International Business Times

Paraguay Floods Displace 200,000

At least 200,000 are now displaced in Paraguay, forced to flee their homes after floods caused by incessant torrential rains inundated the Paraguay and Parana rivers.

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Related Topix: South America, Paraguay Travel, Travel, World News, Weather

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Zanotti claims first Paraguay win on European Tour

Fabrizio Zanotti claimed the first European Tour victory by a Paraguayan after landing the BMW International title following a four-way playoff in Germany on Sunday.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Age

Brazil floods force 6000 to evacuate

A man and his grandson walks through floodwaters near the Paraguay River in Asuncion, Paraguay.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Marion Star

Floods force evacuation of 200,000 in Paraguay

A northeast Ohio man and his 19-year-old son hope to hitchhike to Florida and up the East Coast... An Ohio man who was 12 when he says he was repeatedly raped by an older inmate in a now-shuttered... ASUNCION, Paraguay - Floods caused by torrential rains have forced the evacuation of 200,000 people living near the Paraguay and Parana rivers.

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