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Censorship: “China blocks almost a quarter of accredited foreign news sites: watchdog”

“China’s “Great Firewall” system of online censorship blocks domestic access to nearly a quarter of the foreign news organisations accredited to report in the country, a press watchdog said Tuesday. Beijing bars its citizens from accessing the publicly available websites … Continue reading

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“Stunning Survey Reveals Quarter Of Americans Have Never Eaten Vegetables”

“…The survey also reveals some shocking numbers — and perhaps a telling truth about the American diet. One in four respondents say they’ve actually never eaten a vegetable at all! And of those who do eat vegetables, the average person only includes … Continue reading

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“Survey: Almost a Quarter of Millennials Say They Have No Friends”

“A new survey reveals that almost a quarter of millennials say they have no friends while 30% say they are always or often lonely. 22% of millennials (aged 23 – 38) surveyed by YouGov said they had no friends while … Continue reading

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“Stocks close at record highs to begin the fourth quarter; Dow jumps 152 points”

“Stocks hit another all-time high   15 Hours Ago | 01:03 U.S. equities closed at record highs on Monday as Wall Street kicked off the fourth quarter on a high note. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 152.51 points to close … Continue reading

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“McDonald’s Quarter Could Make Investors Sick”

“The Golden Arches’ U.S. same-store sales reportedly fell 1.2% in the fourth quarter, according to a recent survey from Instinet analysts. The firm’s survey included 22 domestic franchisees with about 168 stores. For the first quarter, the aggregate expectation is … Continue reading

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“Japan economy shrinks 0.8 percent in Q3, back in recession”

“Japan’s economy slid back into recession in July-September as uncertainty over the overseas outlook hurt business investment, putting policymakers under growing pressure to deploy new stimulus measures to support a fragile recovery.” http://www.cnbc.com/2015/11/15/abenomics-failing-japan-economy-shrinks-08-percent-in-q3-back-in-recession.html

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Good News “McDonald’s franchisees say the brand is in a ‘deep depression’ and ‘facing its final days'”

“”We are in the throes of a deep depression, and nothing is changing,” one franchisee wrote in response to the survey by Nomura analyst Mark Kalinowski. “Probably 30% of operators are insolvent.”… McDonald’s is trying to revive business following seven … Continue reading

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