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Michigan ranks among 10 worst states for retirement
Detroit Free Press
Finding the best place to retire in is a little bit like looking for a mate. There are lots of pretty ones out there. To help weed out the more unattractive ones, we present our third annual (we skipped 2013) list of the worst states for retirement. There is one main ...
These States Have No Income TaxMotley Fool
State 45th in combined tax burdenThe Daily News Journal
Mark Landsbaum: Taxes now a vehicle for redistributionOCRegister
Quad City Times -The News Journal
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Iowa Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.5 Percent in March
Nebraska City News Press
Iowa's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate inched up to 4.5 percent in March, primarily driven by another large increase in the state's labor force. The March jobless rate compared with 4.4 percent for February, and 4.8 percent for March one year ago.
Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dropsIndiana Gazette
Vermont Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.4 PercentWAMC
Virginia unemployment rate up 0.1 percent in MarchAugusta Free Press
Brattleboro Reformer -Red Bluff Daily News (blog) -Stockton Record
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China home price inflation slows to eight-month low
Oman Tribune
BEIJING China's home price inflation slowed to an eight-month low in March, extending to a third month a loss of momentum in a property market that has been a strong spot in the world's second-largest economy. Average new home prices in China's 70 ...
China's 7% House Price Gain May Be Envy Of US Homeowners, But It Spells ...International Business Times
China home price growth slows in MarchGant Daily
China March New Home Price Increases Ease on Tighter CreditBloomberg
Wall Street Journal -Reuters
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Artesia Daily Press

Stocks end higher as earnings pour in; market closed Friday
The Seattle Times
Stocks end higher as earnings pour in; market closed Friday. Corporate earnings pushed U.S. stocks mostly higher on Thursday, but it wasn't an easy ride up. By ALEX VEIGA. AP Business Writer. Related. Stock market page. Stock lookup. Reader Comments.
The Bulls Aren't PinnedInvesting Daily
US stock market edges higher as earnings pour inBoston Globe
U.S. stock market ends mostly higher as earnings pour inThe Denver Post
New York Times -Business Standard -Washington Post
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Boston Globe

China eases policy with reserve 'cut' for rural lenders – report
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
SHANGHAI, April 18, (AFP): China will cut the amount of funds that rural banks must keep in reserve, state media said, in a small easing of monetary policy by the government as it tries to provide support to the slowing economy. The powerful State Council, ...
Yue Yuen raises welfare contributions for striking workers in GaobuWantChinaTimes
Chinese trade group to mediate shoe factory
Major changes underway for China's workersCBS News
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KPRC Houston

Texas job growth slows in March
Dallas Morning News
Texas no longer leads the nation in job creation as the state's employment growth in March fell to its lowest in nearly 21/2 years. The state added 9,100 jobs last month — the smallest monthly gain since October 2011, according to government data released ...
Texas jobless rate falls to 5.5 percent in MarchBryan-College Station Eagle
Texas unemployment rate dips to 5.5 percentPampa News
Unemployment Rate Dips in Texas, Lubbock For March 2014News/Talk 790 KFYO
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The Nation.

Taking on Adam Smith (and Karl Marx)
New York Times
Thomas Piketty's best-selling new book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” argues income inequality is going to worsen. Credit Ed Alcock for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the ...
The Wealthiest Are Getting Wealthier Three Times Faster Than Any Other GroupForbes
An Indictment of the Invisible HandTruth-Out
What Thomas Piketty's controversial book tells you about being a banker in the ...eFinancialCareers
The Nation.
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Venture capital funding soars to levels last seen in dot-com bubble
Los Angeles Times
SAN FRANCISCO — With venture capital funding reaching levels not seen since the days of the dot-com bubble, analysts say the question of whether the tech boom in Silicon Valley is on the verge of sputtering is getting harder to dismiss. Investors poured ...
Software developers lead startups' $9.5B 1Q takeNew York Post
Software is eating the world, and venture capital is feasting on older softwareVentureBeat
MoneyTree Report: Venture capital investments up for the quarter; deal volume ...Pensions & Investments
Xconomy -Crain's Detroit Business -Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry
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Headlines & Global News

Texas Judge Rules Two Million Recalled Cars Can Still Be Driven
Headlines & Global News
GM Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra testifies during a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington April 1, 2014. (Photo : Reuters). Texas federal judge Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos has denied an emergency motion that would ...
What Will General Motors Look Like Once It Weathers the Storm?Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Amid GM Recall, Judge Denies 'Park It Now' AlertCourthouse News Service
Judge: GM doesn't need to order customers to park recalled vehiclesThe Detroit News
Economic Times -Businessweek -Financial Express
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Government Technology

Obamacare Enrollment Nears 1.4 Million in California Exchange
Government Technology
Overall, the state exchange said about 85 percent of enrollees have paid their health premium thus far, so the enrollment tally may drop. by Chad Terhune, McClatchy News / April 18, 2014. Peter Lee, David Maxwell-Jolly, Karen Ruiz, Juli Baker Peter Lee ...
Covered California approves $89M in additional spendingSacramento Business Journal
Covered Calif. Sign-Ups Reach 1.4M at End of Open EnrollmentCalifornia Healthline
Your Voice: Covered CaliforniaTracy Press
Capital Public Radio News
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Financial Express

Iran vice president says row over reactor resolved
FILE -- In this Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011 file photo, a part of Arak heavy water nuclear facilities is seen, near the central city of Arak, 150 miles (250 kilometers) southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran. Iranian state television reported on Saturday, April, 19, 2014 that ...
Dispute over Arak reactor virtually solved, Iranian official saysHaaretz
Report: Iran's vice president says row over heavy water nuclear reactor 'virtually ...Fox News
Arak heavy water reactor dispute virtually solved:

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ABC News

Parents of Disaster Ferry Passengers Lash Out at Authorities
Voice of America
JINDO, SOUTH KOREA — Relatives of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry have lashed out at authorities after they failed for a fourth day to enter the vessel. Twenty-nine bodies have been recovered from the water but some 270 remain trapped on ...
South Korea ferry disaster: third mate at wheel was navigating route for first
South Korea ferry captain defends not telling passengers to abandon shipFox News
Divers spot bodies in sunken ferry; teacher blames self in suicide note for ...Hindustan Times
CNN -The Australian
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Voice of America

Ukraine Announces Easter Pause in Operations
Voice of America
The Ukrainian government has announced a pause in security operations to oust pro-Russian militants from buildings they have seized. Foreign Minister Andrii Deshchytsia says the government has suspended its efforts for the Easter holiday. He also said ...
At barricades, Ukraine insurgents await EasterWashington Post
Analysis: Putin stymies West with subterfugeUSA TODAY
Ukraine calls “Easter truce” as separatists hold firmTimes of India
The Hindu -CNN
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Times of India

Everest avalanche death toll reaches 13
Times of India
KATHMANDU: Rescuers on Mount Everest found the body of a 13th Nepalese guide on Saturday as authorities ruled out hope of finding any more survivors from the deadliest accident ever on the world's highest peak. Three sherpas remained missing from ...
13th body pulled from Mount Everest avalancheDaily Times
Death toll climbs to at least 13 in worst tragedy on Mount Everesteuronews
Sherpas recover 13th body in search for missing colleagues after Everest's worst
Fox News -Wall Street Journal
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BBC News

French Journalists Kidnapped in Syria Freed
Voice of America
Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months are free. Turkey's Dogan News Agency, or DHA, says Turkish soldiers found the men - Didier Francois, Edouard Elias, Nicolas Henin and Pierre Torres - on the border with Syria blindfolded with their ...
French media hostages freed from SyriaThe Australian
Four French journalists freed after 10-month hostage ordeal in
French journalists free after Syria hostage ordealThe Daily Star
Washington Post
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The News International

Famous television host in Pakistan shot by gunmen
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot a famous television talk show host amid a wave of attacks on journalists in the country. Police say Hamid Mir, a host on the private television broadcaster Geo, was wounded in the attack ...
Senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir shot at in KarachiTimes of India
Attack on Mir condemnedDaily Times
No advance information on Hamid Mir's arrival to Karachi: Shahid HayatThe News International
The Hindu -RTT News
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Times of India

Sub search for missing jet to be finished in a week
Times of India
PERTH (Australia): A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said ...
Official: Search intensifies, current area should be completed in a weekCNN
Next 48 hours crucial in missing MH370 flight search warns Malaysian defence ...Daily Mail
Robotic sub should finish seabed search in focused area for missing Malaysia ...Fox News
Washington Post -The Australian -Straits Times
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CTV News

Magnitude 7.8 earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea
Times of India
LONDON: An earthquake with a magnitude 7.8 was recorded off Papua New Guinea on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake, at a depth of 10km (6 miles), hit 68km southwest of Panguna. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said a tsunami ...
Big quake strikes near PNGThe Australian
Strong 7.5 magnitude quake hits off Papua New GuineaReuters
7.5 magnitude quake strikes off Papua New GuineaHindustan Times
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U.S. assassination drone kills nearly 20 Yemenis
Tehran Times
c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_01_Yemen99(3).jpg A U.S. killer drone carried out an attack in the Yemeni province of Baida, killing nearly 20 people on the ground. A Yemeni security official confirmed on Saturday that the terror drone ...
US drone strike in Yemen kills 9 suspected al-Qaida fightersFlorida Times-Union
Drone in Yemen kills 9 suspected al-Qaeda fightersUSA TODAY
Yemen drone strike kills 16Al Jazeera America
CNN -Xinhua
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Washington Post

Obama signs law to block Iran's U.N. ambassador
Christian Science Monitor
President Barack Obama has signed legislation aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. But the president says he's only treating the legislation as guidance.
Obama signs into law 'terrorist' UN envoy visa banBBC News
General Urges Iran To Pick New UN EnvoyRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Iranian MP Warns against Conceding to Washington's Excessive DemandsTasnim News Agency -Sky News Australia
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