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2010-07-01 04:08:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The phrase that people keep hearing is the economic crisis will end with a "jobless recovery" as new job creation continues to lag. Even Vice President Joe Biden recently conceded that not all the jobs lost in the past few years will be coming back.

2010-06-30 04:08:00

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this year, Americans seemed to see some green shoots and there was a little economic optimism forming. At the moment, this optimism seems to have slowed down slightly. Looking ahead to the coming year, just three in ten U.S.

2010-05-19 13:11:00

NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Financial Times/Harris Poll finds majorities of French adults (53%), just under half of Americans (46%) and two in five Italians (40%) believe it is likely that their government will default in the next decade, that is, be unable to pay back money it has borrowed in financial markets.

2010-03-15 14:02:57

For a number of years now, the IXA group of the Faculty of Information Technology at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) has been undertaking research aimed at developing semi-automatic systems of benefit to the Basque language (Euskara).

2009-09-21 09:18:25

Saroi is a general tool which, apart from dealing with errors, is used for making consultations about structure in the trees of analysis and for undertaking searches for linguistic structures in such trees.

2009-09-08 13:19:08

Students will have to use their brains to get good grades at school this year, according to new University of Toronto research that relates brain activity to undergraduate academic performance.

2009-08-03 15:05:04

Nearly two-thirds of parents reported they felt the need to watch over their child's care to ensure that medical errors are not made during their hospital stay

2009-07-23 14:09:36

Some senior citizens are making drastic cuts to their medical and food budgets due to the recession, a U.S.

2009-07-02 09:19:43

Nearly half of Canadians with summer vacation plans intend to spend less than usual because of the recession, a poll published Thursday suggests. Of 2,262 adults questioned by the EKOS polling firm last month, 48 percent said their vacation budgets would be smaller, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.

2009-05-03 18:50:20

The left-leaning blog DailyKos says its poll of Georgia found one-third of Republicans in the state favor succeeding from the United States. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday that the poll, part of the blog's Research 2000 project, found just 18 percent of all Georgians say they are ready

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