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Meet Omer Olivier. Mr. Olivier is an asylum seeker from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He has been living in Israel for the last seventeen years without official status. Although he has filed a request to be recognized as a refugee, his lack of...
Tags: Knesset, Israel, Politics, Civil Rights, Crime, Law and Justice
IMMIGRATION RALLY-MICHIGAN Labor, immigration activists hold May Day rallies DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of people have held May Day rallies in Detroit and Grand Rapids, calling for immigration law changes and other labor condition improvements on the...
HARRISBURG — When Gov. Tom Corbett took office in 2010, he inherited a $4 billion deficit that he plugged with massive cuts to public schools, universities and human services programs while leaving the prisons budget untouched and not raising taxes....
Reuters* Tiny country has history of big inflation swings * Rate now at highest since 2009 * Long time frame for infrastructure building may limit pressure * Authorities may use price regulation, monetary policy * But small size, dollar peg make Qatar...
Two of the greatest ironies of living in the richest, strongest nation in the history of the world are how many poor people remain in 21st century America and how vulnerable — as the Boston bombings showed again — we are to evildoers....
Reuters* Independence Party takes first place in vote * Little public trust in parliament * Election seen as rejection of bailout terms and EU membership * Campaign focused on household debt relief By Balazs Koranyi and Robert Robertson REYKJAVIK, April...
Tags: Credit and Debt, Arts and Culture, Politics, Polls, Government
It's the question Kathryn Hoffman hates to ask, especially of the elderly people who come into her office looking for help. Do you have a burial plot? How much is it worth? But that question is one of many Hoffman must ask as a food stamp outreach...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawmakers began setting the table Wednesday for how to spend $49 billion in the next Michigan budget, with big disputes to be resolved next month over expanding Medicaid, boosting road maintenance, giving tax credits for movie-...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A House panel has approved legislation that would strip some welfare benefits for families whose children don't meet school attendance requirements. Under the bill approved Wednesday, parents in the family independence program...
Reuters* Decree brings grants of land, loans under one umbrella * Removes hurdle to $67 bln construction programme * Addresses major social, political issue * But administering process may be slow * Solution to housing shortage may take a decade By Martin...
ReutersDUBAI/RIYADH (Reuters) - A royal decree in Saudi Arabia has shaken up the way in which the government allocates vast tracts of land, removing an obstacle to a $67 billion program to ease the country's housing shortage. King Abdullah originally...
Since February, Gov. Tom Corbett's administration has been accused of using vague language in describing its fear that the state would lose money by expanding Medicaid coverage to more poor residents under the Affordable Care Act. The administration...
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