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2009-03-07 07:57:13

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says he wants international standards to limit the pay of bankers and an end to a culture of short-term bonuses. Speaking Friday at the Scottish Labor Party conference in Dundee, Brown said free markets need morality and claimed his plan for a global new deal, which includes new rules on banking regulation, is finding a warm reception among world leaders, The Daily Telegraph reported. Only government can make the markets work in the public interest and not...

2006-02-06 10:42:21

By Caren Bohan and Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday proposed a $2.77 trillion fiscal 2007 budget that cuts domestic programs from community policing to Medicare while bolstering security spending as he seeks to tame a soaring deficit. Facing election-year pressure from conservative Republicans to get tougher on spending, Bush asked the U.S. Congress to virtually freeze discretionary programs outside national security. Bush proposed a record...

2005-07-08 15:55:59

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Democrats who control California's legislature said on Friday they may allow Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to make mid-year budget cuts if he drops his support for a ballot measure that would cap state spending. The measure is one of the proposals Schwarzenegger wants to put directly to voters in a special election in November after failing to convince lawmakers that dramatic steps are needed to overhaul the state government, including its...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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