Category Archives: USA

Eunice Kennedy Shriver dies

Sister of  Democrat Senators, Attorney General and President of the USA and Mother in law of a Republican Governor, Eunice Kennedy Shriver has passed  in a Cape Cod hospital at the age of 88. Shriver will be best known in … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton negotiates freedom for Journalists in North Korea

Former US President, Bill Clinton, has left North Korea with 2 journalists from the USA, having negotiated their release from their 4 month custody in the communist state. While teh White House is denying that any “rewards” were offered to … Continue reading

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Paula Abdul quits American Idol

Paula Abdul has announced that she is going to quit the popular US Reality TV show  “American Idol” She made the decision public via her Twitter account yesterday saying with sadness in her heart she had decided not to return … Continue reading

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Coke Zero banned for having dangerous ingredient

The Venezuelan government have banned Coke Zero from sale in the country following the discovery that it contains a sweetner called sodium cyclamate. This artificial additive is banned in many countries including the USA. Why would a company of the … Continue reading

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GM to cut 1600 jobs in USA

General Motors has announced this morning that it is about to cut 1600 jobs in the United States this week as the company rushes to meet a June 1st deadline to restructure its operation under U.S. government oversight. The reductions … Continue reading

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PepsiCo to buy PBG and PAS in $6billion bid

Global food company PepsiCo has made an offer to both its Anchor Bottling groups to buy the shares it doesn’t already own. The consolidation proposal would give the company control of 80%  of its North American soft drink distribution. PepsiCo … Continue reading

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USA to give larger Tax Credits for Home Insulation

As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act the tax credit for home improvements has been increased from 10 percent to 30 percent of the cost and the maximum amount of the credit has been increased from $500 to $1,500. the original … Continue reading

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