Nepal fears centuries-old heritage will be lost in rush to rebuild as post-quake demolition process begins

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Kathmandu: Thousands of centuries-old homes could be demolished in Nepal’s historic cities as the government begins the long process of tearing down buildings rendered unsafe by last month’s 7.8 earthquake. More than 600 temples, statues and museums across the country were damaged in Nepal’s deadliest earthquake on record, including Kathmandu’s […]

US To Spotlight On Rights Of Jamaica Gays

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Share Tweet With U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry looking on, Randy Berry, the first-ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons, delivers remarks at a welcome reception in Special Envoy Berry’s honor at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on February 28, 2015. (Photo courtesy […]

Gaza ‘desperate and angry’ over devastation

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The United Nations Middle East envoy has warned that the people of the Gaza Strip are desperate and angry about their plight, and that it is up to Israel and Palestinian authorities to prevent an implosion of the Mediterranean enclave. In a briefing to the UN Security Council, Nickolay Mladenov […]

Gaza ‘desperate and angry’ over devastation

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The United Nations Middle East envoy has warned that the people of the Gaza Strip are desperate and angry about their plight, and that it is up to Israel and Palestinian authorities to prevent an implosion of the Mediterranean enclave. In a briefing to the UN Security Council, Nickolay Mladenov […]

S&P slips; Dow rises 13 to new record – Worcester Telegram

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S&P slips; Dow rises 13 to new record
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U.S. stocks closed little changed Tuesday, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index slipping from a record, after data showing housing starts surged to a seven-year high bolstered speculation the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates this year. Wal-Mart …
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Top US regulators warn of new threats to financial system

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The panel created to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis said Tuesday that banks and other financial institutions are stronger now but regulators must remain alert to new risks including the danger posed from cyberattack. In its annual report to Congress, the Financial Stability Oversight […]

Top US regulators warn of new threats to financial system

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The panel created to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis said Tuesday that banks and other financial institutions are stronger now but regulators must remain alert to new risks including the danger posed from cyberattack. In its annual report to Congress, the Financial Stability Oversight […]