Judge scolds Argentina for debt remarks
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NEW YORK – A U.S. federal judge Friday urged Argentina to resume negotiations “as promptly as possible” to resolve its debt crisis and said the South American nation's officials must stop publicly uttering what he described as “half-truths” that …

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Argentina Debt Crisis: Swiss Banks Call for New Debt Rules in Wake of Hedge …
www.latinpost.com

The reforms and standards, to be included in the ICMA Primary Market handbook, are aimed at preventing a repeat of the Argentina/NML Capital debt dispute, and were created after meetings convened by the U.S. Treasury Department in the wake of …

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On football and religion
www.barrowjournal.com

And so it's no surprise that an atheist group has accused a nearby Hall County high school of violating the First Amendment by allowing its coaches to infuse its football program with Christian religious overtones. The matter made national news last week.

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After Baha'i: In search
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As with any other “non-mainstream” faith, there are many questions as to whether Baha'i deserves to be acknowledged as a “religion”. Recently, for example, Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI) deputy secretary-general KH Tengku Zulkarnain argued that Baha'i …

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House Republicans Don't Expect a Shutdown
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WASHINGTON—Almost a year since the last partial government shutdown began, many House Republicans say they have little desire to start another. With one month before the government's funding runs out on Sept. 30, Republicans said they expect to …

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Shut down the government over immigration?
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Sen. Marco Rubio hinted at the possibility this past week in an interview with a conservative website. Asked about the possibility President Barack Obama will continue to defer the deportations of thousands of young undocumented immigrants, the Florida …

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3 killed as police battle anti-government protesters in Pakistan
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Police used tear gas, batons and rubber bullets to push back protesters, who responded by pelting the officers with stones, as a weeks-long protest demanding Sharif's resignation and the establishment of a new government turned violent. The clashes …

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Ted Cruz denies GOP plans for government shutdown
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Following speculation that another government shutdown is on the horizon over immigration reform, Cruz blamed the White House for floating the idea. “There is one person and one person only talking about shutting down the government, and that is the …

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