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Two Americans share Nobel Prize in economics
Shapley, a UCLA professor, and Roth of Harvard, share the honour for their economic engineering theory.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 13:11 GMT
The wrong tax for Europe
The European Commission's plan to tax financial transactions might prove counter-productive in the long run.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2011 07:53 GMT
Bill Gates to support 'Robin Hood' tax
The wealthiest man in the US has put his support behind a tax targeting the wealthy which would be given to the poor.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2011 13:38 GMT
Bush aide jailed for dirty tricks scandal
A senior official in George Bush's re-election campaign has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for his role in suppressing votes in a US Senate race, a scandal that Democrats say may involve the White House.
Last updated: 18 May 2006 03:16 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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