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Government bond debate: 'functionless' or 'tactical'?
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After a broad sell-off in the bond market in May and June, investors disagree over the value of investing in government paper. Higher yields look attractive as a tactical play for some, but others told CNBC that sovereign bonds no longer act as a …

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Moody's upgrades outlook for US government debt
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WASHINGTON Moody's Investors Service upgraded the outlook for U.S. government debt to "stable" from "negative" and affirmed the United States' blue-chip Aaa rating. The ratings agency cited a surprising drop in the federal deficit — the difference …

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Government Must Reduce Waste And Corruption
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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has called on the government to cut waste and corruption as a credible alternative to indiscriminate borrowing and haphazard taxation. Prof. Yaw Gyan Baffuor, NPP ranking member on Trade, Industry and Tourism, stated that …

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Radioactive waste hauler settles with EPA
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A contract handler of radioactive and hazardous waste for the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Reservation and other sources has agreed to improve on-site waste handling practices and pay a $187,620 penalty as part of a settlement with the U.S. EPA.

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Trayvon Martin could have been my son
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Hours before the George Zimmerman not-guilty verdict was announced, my partner and I were discussing ways to prevent our 16-year-old son from getting shot while jogging in the upper-middle-class, predominantly white neighborhood we had recently moved into.

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Don't call it a 'dysfunctional Congress'
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It’s time to stop using the phrase “dysfunctional Congress” in our political lexicon.

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Snowden keeping Obama out of Russia?
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President Obama is scheduled to have face to face talks with Russian President Putin in Moscow this September.

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