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Dollars and Sense: Overseas drama rattles the markets

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Overseas turmoil. The big stories last week were Greece and China, and both stories continue to unfold. First Greece. A week ago yesterday, the Greek people…

Pro-abortion group plans more drone attacks on pro-life countries

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | After one successful drone attack on pro-life Poland, a group of abortion activists is planning to target Ireland next. Women on Waves sent two drones from…

Midday Roundup: Federal agent’s gun used in San Francisco murder

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bad policy. The illegal immigrant who shot and killed a woman on a busy San Francisco pier last week used a gun stolen from a federal agent in June. Juan…

EU to U.K.: Get moms back to work

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | Stay-at-home moms in the U.K. need to get back into the workforce, according to a European Union (EU) recommendation presented to financial leaders last week.

Dollars and Sense: Economy, markets continue dispensing good news

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Healthy jumps. The U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a key provision of the Affordable Care Act and lots of merger and acquisition (M&A) news in the…

Will NATO upgrades be enough to deter Russian aggression?

By Michael Cochrane
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Foreign Policy | The defense ministers of NATO’s 28 member countries met last week in Brussels to approve a range of upgrades to the alliance’s military capabilities. The…

Dollars and Sense: Markets brace for Greek impact

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | No fed action—for now. The Federal Reserve met on Tuesday and Wednesday and decided that even though the economy is getting better, it’s still too early…

European high court orders man starved to death

By Bob Brown
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Euthanasia | The European Court of Human Rights on Friday upheld a top French court’s decision to end 38-year-old Vincent Lambert’s intravenous hydration and feeding.

Dollars and Sense: Government manipulation and market distortion

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Government manipulation. It has been a strange couple of weeks, even months, in the stock market. The U.S. economy keeps growing, but it’s slow and not…

Will FIFA’s scandal damage U.S. youth soccer?

By Jae Wasson
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Sports | Dave Carton grew up dreading rainy Saturdays. He looked forward to his club soccer games all week and rain could ruin the game. Growing up in Ireland, soccer…

Dollars and Sense: Mixed economic news hasn’t hurt the stock markets—yet

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Bad news is good news. The stock markets keep setting record highs, but the economy itself seems to be sputtering. The explanation is pretty simple:

Soccer fans, players skeptical of FIFA chief’s claim of innocence


By Abby Reese
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Sports | In the wake of FIFA executives’ arrests on Wednesday, European soccer teams are calling for soccer’s governing body to clean house, starting at the top.

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