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Job report:US economy adds 175,000 jobs in February

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QuestCinq.com –The US economy added 175,000 new jobs in February, but the unemployment rate rose slightly to 6.7%. The jobs figures, from the US Labor Department were better than many had been expecting, and marked a rebound from two weak months. It had been thought the figures would be affected by recent harsh weather, which had hit much of the country. But the unemployment rate, calculated in a different survey, went up slightly from January’s 6.6% to 6.7%. Source:Agencies

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Russia warns could ‘reduce to zero’ economic dependency on US

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Moscow (AFP) – Russia could reduce to zero its economic dependency on the United States if Washington agreed sanctions against Moscow over Ukraine, a Kremlin aide said on Tuesday, warning that the American financial system faced a “crash” if this happened. “We would find a way not just to reduce our dependency on the United States to zero but to emerge from those sanctions with great benefits for ourselves,” said Kremlin economic aide Sergei Glazyev. He told the RIA Novosti news agency Russia could stop using dollars for international transactions and create its own payment system using its “wonderful trade…

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Miami police chief lays down law to cops: Get unruly again and you will be arrested

A day after dozens of Miami police union members stormed City Hall and interrupted a commission meeting, Police Chief Manuel Orosa laid down the law: Do it again and you’ll be prosecuted. An investigation has been promised. Last Thursday, while commissioners were conducting city business, a peaceful rally in Peacock Park just down the street turned into a road trip, with unionized officers marching into nearby City Hall and demanding that the city restore benefits taken away over the years to help balance the budget. They held up signs that read “Low pay, low morale.” They banged against glass windows….

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Le gaz russe, enjeu crucial pour l’Ukraine et l’Union européenne

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C’est un savant calcul diplomatique auquel se livre, depuis plusieurs semaines, l’Union européenne (UE), dans sa gestion du conflit opposant l’Ukraine à laRussie. Si certains, en Europe, brandissent des menaces de sanctions ciblées à l’intention de Moscou, le pas n’a pas été franchi. Car la Russie possède une arme de taille : son gaz. Et s’il est l’un des enjeux majeurs de la crise entre la Russie et l’Ukraine, il concerne également de près l’Union européenne. Un quart du gaz consommé au sein de l’UE provient en effet de Russie, et 60 % de ce dernier transite aujourd’hui par l’Ukraine. Il s’agit là d’un…

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Bill Gates regains top spot as world’s richest person

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QuestCinq.com/News Microsoft founder Bill Gates has regained the top spot as the world’s richest person, according to Forbes magazine’s annual ranking of global billionaires. Mr Gates’ total net worth was estimated at $76bn (£45.5bn) this year, up from $67bn in 2013. His rise in wealth knocked Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim off the top spot into second place. In total, there were a record 1,645 billionaires, according to Forbes. The funds needed to make it into the top 20 ranking are now $31bn, up from $23bn last year, Forbes said. Mr Gates has been top of the list for 15…

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L’Ukraine au bord de la faillite

An anti-government demonstrator walks past a currency exchange office in Kiev

Les réserves de change fondent, la devise chute. L’Ukraine en pleine crise politique pourra-t-elle honorer ses prochains remboursements de dette? La menace d’un défaut de paiement est brandie. Alors que dans les rues de Kiev le bilan des affrontements s’alourdit, L’Etat ukrainien est-il au bord de la faillite? Le ministre américain des Finances, Jack Lew, a tiré le signal d’alarme, mercredi, en enjoignant l’Ukraine de s’adresser au FMI (Fonds monétaire international), pour mettre «en place des réformes» et recevoir «le soutien dont ils ont besoin en échange». Pour l’heure, le sort financier de l’ex-république soviétique est plus que jamais entre…

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L’initiative du Mpdp se positionne contre le projet touristique gouvernemental à l’Ile-à-Vache

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— L’initiative du Mouvement patriotique démocratique et populaire (Mpdp) prend position contre le projet gouvernemental « Ile-à-vache destination touristique » qui suscite depuis plusieurs mois des remous sur l’ile située au sud du pays. Aéroport, routes, hôtels et résidences privées, terrains de golf, sont entre autres les travaux d’infrastructures prévus dans le cadre du projet pour un montant estimé à 260 millions de dollars. Seulement les habitants et habitantes de l’Ile-à-vache se disent inquiets de devoir céder leurs terres à l’Etat en contrepartie. La plupart vivent de la pêche, de l’élevage et de l’agriculture. Ces inquiétudes n’ont pas cessé d’augmenter alors qu’une…

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Facebook to buy messaging app WhatsApp for $16bn

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Facebook has bought messaging app WhatsApp for $16bn (£9.6bn), with an additional $3bn given to WhatsApp’s founders and employees. It is the social networking giant’s biggest acquisition to date. WhatsApp has over 450 million monthly users and is popular with people looking to avoid text messaging charges. In a statement, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg described WhatsApp’s services as “incredibly valuable”. WhatsApp allows users to send messages over internet connections, avoiding text messaging fees. The company claims it is currently registering one million new users a day. WhatsApp founder Jan Koum will stay on and operate the firm independently. He will…

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WHAT? Pizza Hut Worker Fired After Urinating In Sink

QuestCinq.com KERMIT, W.Va. (AP) — Health officials have temporarily shut down a southern West Virginia pizza restaurant after a district manager was caught on surveillance video urinating into a sink. Local media reported that the Mingo County health department ordered the Pizza Hut in Kermit, about 85 miles southwest of Charleston, to shut down. Pizza Hut Corp. released a statement saying it was “embarrassed” by the manager’s actions. The company says it has “zero tolerance” for violations of its operating standards. The employee was fired. His name was not released. The video shows the manager urinating in a sink in…

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Consumers wary of Comcast, Time Warner Cable merger

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Lack of competition could lead to higher rates and fewer choices, consumer advocates warn. Consumer advocates, industry analysts and cable customers wasted little time Thursday in airing concerns about the blockbuster deal to combine Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the nation’s two largest cable companies. The $45 billion deal, if approved by federal regulators, would result in a total customer base of 30 million subscribers and could bring technological advances to the world of cable TV and high-speed internet. MORE: How the Comcast-Time Warner deal came together But the proposed merger comes at a time when customer satisfaction with the cable…

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