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  • Swedish government cuts growth forecast, says to raise more taxes if re-elected

    HARPSUND Sweden (Reuters) - Sweden's centre-right government delivered a gloomy message to voters on Saturday ahead of next month's general election, cutting its growth forecast due to weakness in the global economy and saying it will further raise...
  • French economy minister says austerity measures sapping growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - Austerity measures being pursued by France and elsewhere in the euro zone are quashing growth, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg was quoted saying on Saturday, renewing his attacks on policies he sees as negative for the economy....
  • Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1

    Top 10 Games of 2013-14: Glendale water polo is No. 1
    The top-10 high school games from the 2013-14 season were selected by the sportswriters of the Glendale News-Press. 1 Glendale boys’ water polo defeats Los Altos, 13-11, Nov. 23, 2013 “It was a moment that hadn't occurred in nearly 25...
  • Slovene parliament to confirm Cerar as prime minister on Monday

    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's parliament is expected to vote in political novice Miro Cerar as the euro zone country's new prime minister on Monday, parliament speaker Doris Krzisnik said. Cerar and his three-month-old centre-left SMC party won a snap...
  • Italy's Renzi rules out corrective budget, pension cuts

    ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi denied on Thursday that his government planned to raise taxes, cut pensions or adopt corrective measures to rein in the budget deficit this year. There have been repeated media reports this summer that...
  • UK retail sales growth falls to eight-month low, public finances weak

    LONDON (Reuters) - British retail sales grew in July at the slowest annual rate since November of last year, while the government failed to make much of an inroad into public borrowing, data showed on Thursday. The figures add to signs that Britain's...
  • Game roundup: Porcello's 3-hitter leads Tigers over Rays

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 9: fixes Stults to left-hander in final game Game roundup: Porcello's 3-hitter leads Tigers over Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rick Porcello retired 20 consecutive batters, and Victor Martinez hit a grand slam as...
  • A fair-minded pundit falls into a right-wing trap on Social Security

    New York Magazine's Jonathan Chait is usually a judicious and perceptive analyst of the intersection between politics and economics. So it's disappointing to see him blindly falling in step with a conservative attack on Social Security. Chait's error is...
  • Parents brainstorm ways to educate black students

    Parents brainstorm ways to educate black students
    RIVIERA BEACH — With the shooting of an 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., on their minds, about 50 parents gathered at Suncoast High School on Tuesday to brainstorm the best ways to educate African-American boys who they say are too often mislabeled...
  • France's Hollande says to speed up reforms, ease tax on poorest

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he would accelerate reforms while at the same time giving tax breaks to poorer households as he tries to win back confidence from voters who do not trust he can lift the country out of...
  • Thailand avoids recession in second quarter, but doubts on recovery pace remain

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand avoided recession in the second quarter, though doubts remain about how robustly it can recover after the army stepped in to end political unrest and seek to lift a stumbling economy. Southeast Asia's second largest economy...