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2009-01-26 09:16:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Speed dating has been popularized on episodes of "Sex and the City" and in the hit movies "Hitch" and "The 40 Year Old Virgin." Cougar Speed Date introduces a new twist to this popular dating phenomenon.

2008-12-10 18:39:00

- Worldwide, a quarter of a million children are used by armed groups as soldiers, mine detectors, sex slaves. - Currently, American tax dollars fund military assistance to six governments using child soldiers. - The Child Soldier Prevention Act restricts that funding. - World Vision: "This bill ensures genuine consequences for governments using children to fight their wars." WASHINGTON, Dec.

2008-09-24 18:00:30

By Geoff Meade; Press Association Campaigners for age equality yesterday lost a key stage in their legal battle to banish the compulsory retirement age in the UK.

2008-09-24 18:00:00

By Geoff Meade CAMPAIGNERS for age equality last night vowed to carry on the fight to banish the UK's compulsory retirement rules after losing a key round in a European court.

2008-09-24 12:00:26

By CAROLYN CHURCHILL CAMPAIGNERS for age equality suffered a setback yesterday when a European court adviser backed UK rules that allow companies to force people to stop working when they turn 65.

2008-09-08 18:00:09

By carolyn hitt NOW I may have been banging on about the surreal schmaltz of the American political system last week yet I have to admit the Yanks do get a lot of things right.

2008-08-19 18:00:34

By Jon Griffin MIDLAND employers have been warned to avoid throwing older workers on the scrapheap - or risk falling victim to skill shortages.

2008-07-28 18:00:33

By Jennifer Rich, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul.

2008-07-21 03:00:34

By Miller, Valerie Employers are no strangers to "protected classees." Older workers, women, minorities and some disabled people fall under those categories.

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