Conference Board: Leading index shows French economy slowed in February

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Paris, France (4E) – A leading economic index for France by the Conference Board fell in February, after rising in the last four months, according to data released Friday. Recent indicators indicate that...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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Shutting down Flyers’ Claude Giroux key to Rangers in series

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E Sports) – The New York Rangers stopped Philadelphia Flyers leading scorer Claude Giroux to win Game 1 of their Eastern Conference First Round series, 4-1 Thursday at Madison Square Garden....
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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Alabama coach Nick Saban hosts Broncos’ Peyton Manning, Adam Gase

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor Tuscaloosa, AL, United States (4E Sports) – Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban hosted Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and offensive coordinator Adam Gase for two days last week. Saban called the visit mutually...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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China home price growth slows in March

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Beijing, China (4E) – Large- and medium-size cities in China posted a slower growth in residential property prices in March as limits in lending and discounts hurt demand, according to property developers and...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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Frank Haith to take over as Tulsa men’s basketball coach

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor Tulsa, OK, United States (4E Sports) – Frank Haith has verbally agreed to coach Tulsa and replace Danny Manning, who left for Wake Forest earlier this month. He led the Missouri Tigers to the NCAA tournament in two of his...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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Italy industrial orders down 3.1 percent in February, domestic and foreign orders dip

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Rome, Italy (4E) – Industrial orders in Italy fell in February, the second time in the last three months, according to the report by statistical office Istat released Friday. February’s industrial orders...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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Chinese microblogging site Weibo has strong IPO debut

Jeremiah Yap – Fourth Estate Cooperative Writer New York, NY, United States (4E) – Chinese micro blogging service Weibo saw its IPO stock price spike to 19 percent after making its debut in New York. The offering started at $17 and by the end of the day Weibo’s...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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Arbitrator rules Redskins’ DeSean Jackson owes ex-agent over $500K

Cesar Tordesillas – 4E Sports Contributor Washington DC, MD, United States (4E Sports) – Arbitrator Roger Kaplan Tuesday ruled that DeSean Jackson owes former agent Drew Rosenhaus $516,415 in unpaid loans and fees. Rosenhaus originally sought $777,793 for...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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Fortified food – persuading the private sector to do good

<img src="http://www.irinnews.org/images/ (IRIN) – With a certain amount of fanfare, Nigeria has just officially become a middle income country. It is not the sort of country associated with widespread hunger, or a country where people normally get, or expect to...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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Rosie O’Donnell loses 50 lbs. from gastric sleeve surgery, tweets before-after photos

Paula David – Fourth Estate Cooperative Reporter Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Rosie O’Donnell has lost 50 lbs. from gastric bypass surgery, as evidenced by photos she shared via twitter on Thursday. O’Donnell posted two side-by-side photos of her...
Posted On 18 Apr 2014
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