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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Body found during Mount Rainier search for outdoors writer Karen Sykes

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by AP

    ... examiner would determine the person's identity. Sykes had not been seen since she separated from her hiking partner on Wednesday. She reportedly was working on a story when she and her partner ... and friends had hoped that searchers would find her safely sheltered. Well known in the hiking community, Sykes had written numerous hiking stories for online publications and newspapers, authored ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Events from Iraq to Ukraine call into focus Barack Obama's world view

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... Mason. 1 hike, bike ride, fireworks display: Obama, his wife Michelle and daughter Malia took a bike ride through the woods. He and his wife went for a morning hike in the Chilmark woods. ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Fat camps offer 'pawlates' and 'doga' to help overweight pets slim down

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:33pm by AP

    ... nature hikes, treadmill trots, facials, massages and healthy treats like organic granola, string beans and carrots. It was designed to give Ceili and 40 other dogs a head start on a healthier ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns in the wake of Obamacare woes

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:59am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... that Obamacare forced Americans to ditch existing health plans, will hike the cost of insurance and will hamper small businesses and hurt job creation. Obama countered earlier this month ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    President Obama 'modestly optimistic' of deal on 'fiscal cliff'

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The search for an elusive fiscal deal aimed at avoiding blanket tax hikes and drastic spending cuts was in the hands of US Senate leaders yesterday after President Barack Obama brought them together ... off a US$600 billion time bomb of tax hikes and spending cuts called a "fiscal cliff" before a January 1 deadline. "We had a constructive meeting today … I'm modestly ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama: maths does not work in just curbing rich tax breaks

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 04:03am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said the deficit cannot be pared by simply curbing tax breaks for the wealthy as he headed into congressional talks this week on avoiding the ‘fiscal cliff’ of US$600 billion in tax hikes and spending cuts looming at year’s end. “When it comes to the top 2 per cent, what I am not going to do is extend further a tax cut ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Bill de Blasio sworn in as New York mayor, succeeding Michael Bloomberg

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 04:17pm by Reuters in New York

    ... and after-school programmes. Indeed, his critics are likely to seize quickly on de Blasio’s ability to deliver on signature proposals. His pre-kindergarten plan hinges on a tax hike for the city’s highest ...


    Obama’s opening ‘fiscal cliff’ bid seeks to avert crisis

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 09:52am by Reuters in Washington

    ... fiscal cliff, from taking effect next year. The president wants Bush-era tax breaks to be extended for all but the wealthiest earners, but Republicans have balked at tax hikes of any kind. ... the fiscal cliff and avoids a tax hike on 98 per cent of Americans is the refusal of congressional Republicans to ask the very wealthiest individuals to pay higher tax rates,” a White House official ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Senate in last-minute deal to end US debt crisis

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 10:24pm by AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

    ... for months- a straight-forward debt limit hike and government funding bill. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 193.43 points, or 1.28 per cent, to 15,361.44. "Market participants on balance ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    World fears US default, President Obama warns

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... news conference designed to hike pressure on Republicans. “They’ve never seen that before. And that does make them nervous.” One party in Congress might blow the whole thing up if they don’t ...




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