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Harsh Desai 26 September 2012
The November election for next US President will probably be decided by six states Ohio, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Indiana, located in the Midwest of America   The November Election, if it is close, is likely to be decided in one or more of the states in Midwest...

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Harsh Desai 19 September 2012
Saying that Americans are very popular in the Middle East seems to fly in the face of the facts. Will this issue be politicised in United States polls this time? Writing for a unanimous court, Chief Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said in the case of Shenck Vs United States that “the most...

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Paul Kiel (ProPublica) 12 September 2012
A study by the US government and academic researchers finds that about 800,000 homeowners missed out on mortgage modifications because of big banks' poor performance Over the past several years, we've reported extensively on the big banks' foreclosure failings. As a result of banks'...

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Harsh Desai 12 September 2012
The Democrats convention seems to have given them a bump up in the polls and for the first time in four months they beat the Republicans in fund raising. At present they seem ahead but just by a nose. They now must build on the momentum A week after the Republicans convened in Tampa,...

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MDT/PTI 11 September 2012
HSBC would sell its banking operations in Pakistan comprising 10 branches to JS Bank London: Banking giant HSBC said it had agreed to sell its operations in Pakistan comprising 10 branches to the Asian country's JS Bank Ltd for an undisclosed sum, reports PTI.   The British...

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MDT/PTI 10 September 2012
Colombo-bound merchant vessel MV Amsterdam carrying hazardous cargo, caught fire near the Prongs Reef Lighthouse in South Mumbai yesterday   Mumbai: A major fire that broke out on the Colombo-bound merchant vessel MV Amsterdam Bridge off Mumbai coast has been contained and cooling...

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Harsh Desai 05 September 2012
Mitt Romney has laid the ground work for debates and campaign advertising to follow in the next two months. However, as the old saying goes there is many a slip between the cup and the lip As Hurricane Isaac raced over Florida and the Gulf the Republicans got down to the business of...

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The US Geological Survey said the quake hit at 6.17pm IST east of Philippines a tsunami warning was issued for the Philippines, Indonesia, Taiwan and Japan Manila: A major 7.9 earthquake hit the sea area east of the Philippines on Friday and a tsunami warning was issued for the...

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Romney won the nomination after crossing the support of necessary 1,144 delegates during the ongoing Republican National Convention, which also approved Congressman Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate. Romney will challenge Barack Obama in the 6th November polls   Tampa...

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Harsh Desai 29 August 2012
Women as a block themselves are not a cohesive vote with single and non-white women favouring President Obama by a significant margin and married and white women favouring Mitt Romney       It is quite clear that what is keeping President Obama’s re-election bid afloat is women. A US...

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Judges in Seoul said Samsung didn't copy the look and feel of the iPhone and ruled that Apple infringed on Samsung's wireless technology   Seoul: South Korean phone maker Samsung won a home court ruling in its global patent battle against Apple and its popular iPhone and iPad devices,...

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The verdict affects patents on a range of Samsung products including some of its popular Galaxy smartphones and its Galaxy 10 tablet -- devices alleged to have been copied from the iPhone and iPad   San Francisco: Apple has won more than $1 billion in a massive victory over South...

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Moneylife Digital Team 24 August 2012
“It appears another victory has been declared in the battle against Monsanto and GMO ingredients,” comments Nation of Change     A Brazilian court has demanded that multi-billion dollar food giant Nestle label all of its products as genetically modified that have over 1% GMO...

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Harsh Desai 22 August 2012
As the price of oil goes up and one weekly job report follows another, the pressure on President Obama can only mount.  To see in which direction the voter will swing on Election Day keep a lookout for the price of a barrel of oil                                                      What...

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William Gamble William Gamble 20 August 2012
Capitalist investors from developed countries who decry government regulators maintain an unshaken and devout faith in the power of Chinese state intervention to stimulate growth. I believe they would have more luck at the gaming tables in Macau I gave one of my best pieces of investment...

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Justin Elliott (ProPublica) 17 August 2012
Opponents of military budget cuts and several mainstream media outlets in the US have repeatedly cited an inaccurate, inflated figure Anxiety is rising in Washington about the big cuts to military spending slated to go into effect in January unless Congress takes...

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Harsh Desai 15 August 2012
It is difficult to see how Paul Ryan will appeal to the independent voter who is in the middle of the political spectrum rather than to the right. Mitt Romney’s decision is bold. The question is—is it wise? It is a move to energize the base. It is a move to break out in the polls. It is...

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James R Hood (ConsumerAffairs.com) 13 August 2012
Google, however has said the whole affair was a ‘mistake’ and said it has discontinued the practice of placing unauthorized cookies on users’ machines US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has directed Google to pay $22.5 million for violating consumer privacy settings on Apple’s Safari...

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Harsh Desai 08 August 2012
This year employment is the main issue in the American elections and everything can crystallize for voters on 2nd November if the election is close. Both candidates have begun spinning the economic numbers to gain an advantage over the other On 2 November, 96 hours before the US...

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Harsh Desai 01 August 2012
Mitt Romney’s bet now is that the economy will be so bad that the American people will forgive him for anything to get a new start Is Mitt Romney too rich to be elected the president of America? Is his enormous wealth a liability rather than an asset particularly when America is going...

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