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Bit by bit, Democrats and independents are beginning to register the slow improvement in the economy but Republicans are still gloomy about job recovery from the Great Recession Slow economic improvements are beginning to register – but not with everyone.  In this week’s Economist/YouGov Poll, conducted after the latest jobless ...
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Forty years on from Watergate most Americans think the scandal was serious enough for Nixon to resign, but most Americans don't think he did anything worse than other presidents have Forty years ago on August 9th, Richard Nixon became the only American president to ever resign. Media scandals and legal ...
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Most Americans say there’s nothing patriotic or unpatriotic about paying your own taxes, but many doubt the patriotism of corporate tax “inversion” deals The Obama administration is considering new action to combat a tactic major corporations are using to avoid paying US taxes. The measures being weighed will focus eliminating ...
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Americans' support for the Israelis has held fast over the past month, while British public opinion has moved significantly towards the Palestinians  Israel has withdrawn all of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip ahead of a 72-hour ceasefire. The truce, coupled with Israel’s claims that it has been successful ...
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Rick Perry may have overcome doubts about his intelligence, but many questions remain Texas Governor Rick Perry may be trying to redeem himself with Republican voters after his failed 2012 presidential campaign: his recent activity in the child immigration crisis (deploying 1,000 National Guard to the Mexican border) along with ...
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Despite calls to adopt the fist bump instead of the handshake for health reasons, there is no evidence that people in America or Britain are taking to it Researchers recently revealed that a common way of greeting people might be posing a public health risk. According to a new study ...
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