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CityLife
Successful cities of the future are agile to adapt to global trends

11/04/2014 18:29 (5 Day 15:11 minutes ago)

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The FINANCIAL -- Cities worldwide face the challenge of growing economically while balancing the social and environmental side of the city to remain sustainable in the future.

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Many around the world see climate change as a major threat

04/04/2014 09:36 (13 Day 00:04 minutes ago)

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The FINANCIAL -- The planet is already suffering significantly from the effects of climate change and the threat will only grow more serious in the years ahead —the kind of warning that people in many nations say they take seriously, says a report issued by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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Nearly Half of Public Says ‘Right Amount’ of Malaysian Jet Coverage

29/03/2014 13:39 (18 Day 20:01 minutes ago)

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The FINANCIAL -- 44% followed news about the missing Malaysian jetliner most closely, far surpassing interest in any other story. Russia’s annexation of Crimea was a distant second, with 15% following that news most closely, according to the latest national survey by the Pew Research Center.

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New Muslim American council aims to measure a diverse community

22/03/2014 14:59 (25 Day 18:41 minutes ago)

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The FINANCIAL -- The U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations recently announced its formation, uniting 10 major American Muslim groups and aiming to “serve as a representative voice” for the population of about 2.75 million — a community that Pew Research surveys have found to be diverse in many ways, whether by racial or ethnic identity or political ideology.

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More than half of Millennials have shared a ‘selfie’

07/03/2014 15:32 (40 Day 18:08 minutes ago)

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The FINANCIAL -- Actress Ellen DeGeneres set out to create the most viral selfie ever on Oscar night and succeeded not just in capturing a celebrity moment but a digital one, too.

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The comeback kid for 2014: Mining’s short-term pain turning to long-term gain

27/02/2014 14:49 (48 Day 18:51 minutes ago)

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The FINANCIAL -- Despite 2013 being one of the worst years for M&A in recent history, mining activity is expected to increase in the coming months with developed economies beginning to stabilise and miners looking to add assets in a strategic manner, according to PwC’s latest global mining deals report.

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How many Sochi athletes are competing for a country that is not their birth nation?

22/02/2014 08:48 (54 Day 00:52 minutes ago)

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The FINANCIAL -- When the best athletes around the globe gather for the Olympic Games, national pride is often tied to which country wins the most medals. Yet patriotic victories can become confusing when some countries grant citizenship to elite foreign-born athletes.

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Record share of wives are more educated than their husbands

15/02/2014 15:25 (60 Day 18:15 minutes ago)

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The FINANCIAL -- It used to be more common for a husband to have more education than his wife in America.

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BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Finds Continued Growth Optimism for 2014 Even With Higher Rates

16/04/2014 10:26 (23:14 minutes ago)

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The FINANCIAL -- Investor confidence in global economic growth remains high even as expectations of higher short-term rates increase, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for April.

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