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WashingtonPost: Western sanctions for Ukraine conflict hurt Russian economy, open up rifts
Michael Birnbaum (October 12 MOSCOW): Deep into the worst conflict between Russia and the West since the Cold War, investors are fleeing, food prices are soaring and there are rumbles from Russia?s Westernized business elite that the nation needs to avoid repeating the economic mismanagement that broke apart the Soviet Union.
TIME: Americans Can Now Expect to Live Longer Than Ever
A child born in America today will live longer than at any other time in history, according to a new government report that forecasts average life expectancy for the U.S. population at 78.8 years.
CBSMoneyWatch: Want success? Behave like a rich person
If you want to improve your career success, slow and steady is the way to go. The payoff won't be today or tomorrow, but will come down the road.
NYTimes: From Tibet to Taiwan, China?s Periphery Watches Hong Kong Protests Intently
Advocates for Tibetans and Uighurs have been especially active on social media, drawing parallels between Hong Kong and the autonomous regions that Beijing established for the nation?s largest ethnic minorities more than six decades ago.
CNN: The fight to make divorce legal in the Philippines
A bill recently filed in Congress provides hope for thousands of couples trapped in failed and often abusive marriages, by legalizing divorce.
BBC: Where have all the Spaniards gone?
Some 700,000 Spaniards left Spain between 2008 and 2012, according to research from Fundacion Alternativas. Figures from Spain?s National Statistics Institute show that another 547,890 people left in 2013.
ABS-CBNNews: Philippines named 'most outstanding destination' in Asia-Pacific
MANILA, Philippines ? The Philippines has been named the ?most outstanding destination? in the Asia-Pacific region by the Travel Trade Gazette (TTG), the Department of Tourism (DOT) said. DOT said the Philippines was awarded Destination of the Year at the 25th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2014 held in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday.
BBC: US economic growth revised upwards again
The US economy grew at an annual rate of 4.6% between April and June, faster than the previous estimate of 4.2%, according to revised figures from the US Department of Commerce.
CBSNews: Employment report: U.S. added 248K jobs in September
The U.S. economy generated 248,000 jobs in September, the Labor Department said Friday. The unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 percent, its lowest level in six years.
LATimes: Taiwan rebuffs Chinese leader's new pitch for unification
Dashing hopes in Beijing for reunification in the immediate future, the Taiwan government?s Mainland Affairs Council said in a statement that more than 70% of Taiwanese people consider the Chinese Communist Party leader?s idea ?unfit? for their democratic, self-ruled island. Mainland China and Taiwan split amid civil war in 1949.
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