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The Every Student Succeeds Act Solves Nothing

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I am not excited about the Every Student Succeeds Act, the most recent version of ESEA and the replacement for No Child Left Behind. It’s not that I don’t appreciate the good parts or hate the bad parts. I’m not delighted to see social impact bonds tossed into the mix, nor am I pleased to […]

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EURUSD Bear Pressure Builds Up On 1.0795 Level

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EURUSD: With a reversal of almost all of its previous week seen the past week, EURUSD bear pressure builds up on 1.0795 level. On the down, support is located at the 1.0795 level and if violated, expect more weakness to happen towards the 1.0750 level. Further down, support lies at the 1.0700 level where a […]

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Top 3 FX Trades For 2016 – SocGen

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2016 is here: there’s no time for hangovers and markets are in full swing. Here are the top 3 trades of the year from SocGen: Here is their view, courtesy of eFXnews: “My top 3 G10FX trades in 2016: The first is short GBP/JPY, on valuation and Brexit risks though Monday will be more about […]

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Radisson opens hotel in Cromwell

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Radisson is opening the Radisson Hotel Cromwell in Cromwell, Conn. Located at 100 Berlin Road, the hotel offers 215 spacious guestrooms and 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting and conference space. read more >>> Source : BreakingTravelNews.Com

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36 Hours in The Desert of South Texas.

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Big Bend. The frontier land in the desert, the last bit of North American soil and rocks, the tall cliffs is where the greenish Rio Grande calmly slithers against the massive mountains separating the two lands, Mexico and the USA. There is no view to be seen of the other side at this particular point […]

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Will Smith Is Not Happy About The Fate Of His 'Independence Day' Character

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WARNING: Spoilers ahead! In case you hadn’t heard, Will Smith’s cigar-smoking, alien-killing alter ego Steven Hiller won’t appear in the sequel to the 1996 action classic “Independence Day,” because, well … he’s dead. Smith was noticeably absent from the trailer for the film’s sequel, “Independence Day: Resurgence,” which debuted back in December. The clip left […]

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Visits and Conversations in a Kabul Winter

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Here in Kabul, last week, at the Afghan Peace Volunteer (APV) community home that hosts me, I watched Abdulhai and visiting activist Aaron Hughes work out ways to secure the greenhouse which they had partially assembled that morning. Warmed by the effort and with the sun beaming down on all of us, they sat on […]

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GBP/USD Forecast Jan. 4-8

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GBP/USD ended the year with a huge plunge of 190 points, closing last week at 1.4733. There are nine events on the schedule. Here is an outlook on the major events moving the pound and an updated technical analysis for GBP/USD. Key US indicators could have been sharper last week, as unemployment claims and housing […]

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AUD/USD Forecast Jan. 4-8

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AUD/USD was almost unchanged in thin market trading during Christmas week. The pair closed at 0.7288. There are nine events this week. Here is an outlook on the major market-movers and an updated technical analysis for AUD/USD. Key US indicators could have been sharper last week, as unemployment claims and housing data missed expectations. There […]

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Is Sears Playing Markdown Games With Me?

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The washing machine Laurie Beane just bought from Sears is suddenly on sale. Why does the company want to return it in order to honor the new price? Question: I’ve been without a washing machine for a few years and have been waiting for the best deal that I could afford. I recently ordered a […]

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What Do The TSA's New Scanner Rules Mean For Your Next Flight?

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The Transportation Security Administration’s new rules for screening passengers with its controversial full-body scanners — which were quietly changed just before the busy holiday travel season — represent a significant policy reversal that could affect your next flight. Getting checked by the TSA’s advanced-imaging technology used to be entirely optional, allowing those who refused a […]