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Israelis Confiscate Weapons Bound for East Jerusalem
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The police arrested five Arab citizens of Israel after discovering two shipping containers with knives, swords and fireworks. [...]
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Officials Defend OC After Another Dangerous Ranking; Report Called …
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OCEAN CITY — Ocean City officials this week again defended the resort's reputation as one of the most dangerous places in Maryland after a California-based real estate brokerage firm released its rather dubious semi-annual list for the state. Movoto ... [...]
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Troubling, misleading leaks 'inflame' volatile conditions in Ferguson, Mo.
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They do not make things better. Somebody thinks that they're lowering expectations, that people will be least likely to be upset when the results come out, they're misleading Ferguson. They're misleading the people of Ferguson. They're misleading the ... [...]
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Fed up with Gibraltar being one big monopoly
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CCD as I know it elsewhere, is responsible for the enforcement of both the law on competition and the law on misleading advertising and consumer protection in general. The way I see it, if the local authorities fail or cannot provide an adequate ... [...]
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Minnesota not on track to meet proposed emissions reductions
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Even with its renewable energy standard and new solar law, Minnesota is not on track to meet federal emissions reductions aimed at addressing climate change, state officials said Thursday. Minnesota would need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by ... [...]
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Fresh call for 'misleading' school sickness absence leaflet to be withdrawn
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An Assembly Member has said it was “not helpful” to give parents such inaccurate guidance on managing sickness absence for their children. The contentious booklet, which was handed out in schools across South Wales last month, sets guidelines for ... [...]
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While Russia's narrative on Ukraine has been misleading, it should not be …
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Throughout the Ukraine crisis there has been persistent criticism from the West that the Russian media have presented intentionally misleading information on the conflict. Joanna Szostek writes that while there are legitimate concerns about the ... [...]
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Health in Central America
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IN FRONT of the skyscrapers on the esplanade in Panama City, joggers puff along a path in the morning heat, as men and women do push-ups and bench-presses. In this part of Panama the enemies are fat and diabetes. But a short flight away indigenous ... [...]
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Medical college closure after London campus financing problems
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Grievances included student dissatisfaction with AUCMS facilities and quality of some lecturers, staff not being paid, students not receiving their certificates long after completing a programme, and other complaints such as misleading advertising, the ... [...]
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Harvard sued over push for fossil fuels divestment
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"Climate change is now causing harm through mortality, economic damage and political instability," said Benjamin Franta, one of the students who filed the lawsuit. "The Harvard Corporation has a moral and legal duty to avoid investing in activities ... [...]
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Obama uses China as Republican climate control
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The president has struck a deal with counterpart Xi to limit carbon emissions. It's not perfect, but could be a fillip to renewables investing and more global action against pollution. Preventing the GOP from derailing Obama's environmental agenda may ... [...]
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ASCI upholds complaints against 79 misleading ads
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Advertising industry watchdog ASCI upheld complaints against 79 campaigns in September for misleading ads, including those by Hyundai Motors, Fiat Group Automobiles, Hero Motocorp, HUL, Red Bull, Bacardi and Star India. The Customer Complaints ... [...]
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NDP To File Complaint Over 'Misleading' Ads About Proposed Tory Tax Cut
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Ravignat called the ads misleading and said they “portrayed the government's proposals as real, when they really aren't.” The government of Canada's 30-second television ads display information about newly announced measures such as the doubling of ... [...]
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Two arrested in Mount Prospect shooting
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Two men have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Mount Prospect earlier this month, police said. [...]
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NJ lawmakers introduce 'Free Means Free Act'
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Have you ever been duped by an offer to get something for free only to find out later that you have to pay something? A lot of people have and that is why a trio of New Jersey lawmakers has introduced legislation to outlaw misleading advertising of ... [...]
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Report links climate change, federal insurance losses
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WASHINGTON – Climate change could substantially increase losses in taxpayer-backed flood and crop insurance programs in coming decades, according to a new government report. The Government Accountability Office found that exposure to losses for ... [...]
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Wow! Finally, after nearly six years in office it appears that President Obama might be learning something that almost all other presidents knew instinctively: it is important to reach out to the opposition party. The headline of the story gives a very ... [...]
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HY press release misleading, deceptive, says Joe Mafnas
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(Press Release) — Joe Mafnas, vice chairman of the board of directors for the Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance, had the following comments regarding a misleading and deceptive press release issued by Heinz Hofschneider and Ray Yumul. [...]
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Labels can be misleading over GMOs
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Labels can be misleading over GMOs. 4:59 p.m. EST November 19, 2014. 86505212.jpg. Product labels can be misleading about whether items contain GMOs, or genetically modified organisms. (Photo: Getty Images/Creatas RF). [...]
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Housing's Misleading Health Indicator
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The National Association of Realtors will release its monthly U.S. existing home sales report tomorrow. Among other things, the report includes what's known as the absorption rate, or how many months it would take to sell all inventory at the current ... [...]
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Sharpton: Report on finances misleading
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MSNBC host Al Sharpton sought to dismiss a New York Times report about his financial trouble, calling it “misleading and out of context” and suggesting that the report is a way to target President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, our ... [...]
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RFA hits back at Feed Food Fairness Campaign
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Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), fired back with the following statement: “Never before in the history of misleading advertising has so much bull been slung in defense of chickens, hamburgers, and even potatoes. [...]
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The lesson on climate change, again
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The United States and China struck a much-ballyhooed climate-change agreement last week that marked the first time ever that China has committed to halt the growth of emissions of carbon dioxide, the primary greenhouse gas that contributes to global ... [...]
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Bank of Tokyo Fined for 'Misleading' New York Regulator on Iran
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New York State's chief banking regulator on Tuesday announced a $315 million settlement with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, accusing the bank of “misleading regulators” about its business with Iran and other countries blacklisted by the United States. [...]
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Tories Urged To Change Policy Allowing Government Ads During Byelections
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"Government advertising has become a war chest for the Conservative agenda, for the Conservative Party, so we have seen misleading advertising, advertising for things that haven't even happened," he said. In the book "Publicity and the Canadian State," ... [...]
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Nitin Desai: From equity to intensity
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In a few weeks, the parties to the United Nations Climate Convention will meet in Lima, Peru, to prepare for their Paris meeting in 2015. This is the culmination of a process that began in Durban in 2011 with the aim of securing agreement to reduce ... [...]
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Currys PC World advertised 'misleading' savings claim
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Currys PC World has landed in hot water after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled a regional press ad for a Samsung smart TV it was selling was misleading. A reader challenged whether the ad, which offered a saving of £400, was misleading ... [...]
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