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IMF Introduces ‘Spillbacks’ Into Lexicon of Global Finance Officials

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The world’s premier financial counselor is trying to coin a new word for finance ministers and central bankers: "spillbacks."

Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart

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It's no secret that the world's population is on the move, but it's rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released in today's Science, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a broad analysis of global migrations over 20 ...

Ministry of Interior Confirms 9 Saudis Detained Over YouTube Criticism of Government

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Saudi Arabia confirmed Sunday that it had detained nine Saudis who had recorded videos critical of the government.

Budget Explainer: How Much Do Americans Pay in Federal Taxes?

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This analysis focuses on the aggregate tax rates borne by taxpayers with different levels of income and takes account of the major taxes imposed by the federal government: the individual income tax, the payroll tax, the corporate tax, and the estate tax. The data behind the analysis come ...

Journalists targeted by state-sponsored hackers, Google researchers say

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Research by two Google security engineers says that journalists have been "massively over-represented" among state-sponsored hacking targets.

5 Things: The G-8 and Other Notable G’s

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The leaders of the Group of Seven nations effectively disbanded the larger G-8 by excluding Russia until it changes course in Ukraine. That leaves the G-7 to meet on its own, next time in Brussels in June. Here’s a quick guide to help you through the G-7, G-8,

CNN's Savidge not ready to bust out of cockpit

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NEW YORK (AP) — Thanks for the concern, but CNN's Martin Savidge says he's not looking to escape from the Canadian flight simulator where he has sp

There Have Been 57 Earthquakes of Magnitude 4.5 or Higher in Chile This Week

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No one in the contiguous United States has ever felt shaking like what's going on in Chile right now.

Shrinking Majority of Americans Support Death Penalty

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According to a 2013 Pew Research Center survey, 55% of U.S. adults say they favor the death penalty for persons convicted of murder. A significant minority (37%) oppose the practice.

Orthodontists Earn More Than CEOs: 10 Facts About Wages

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The average orthodontist earns more per year than the typical chief executive, $196,270 versus $178,400, the Labor Department said Tuesday.

Which States Take the Most From the U.S. Government?

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A personal finance social network crunched returns on taxes paid, federal funding and the number of federal employees to conclude that Red States “are altogether more reliant on federal funding than Blue States.”

The Richer You Are the Older You’ll Get

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Money may not buy love, but it appears to buy years.Economist Barry Bosworth at the Brookings Institution crunched the numbers and found that the richer you are, the longer you’ll live. And it’s a gap that is widening, particularly among women.

The telescope big enough to spot signs of alien life on other planets

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A new telescope being built on a Chilean mountain – the largest ever – will be able to observe planets outside the solar system for the first time, writes Robin McKie

Teenage girl stuck in drain trying to retrieve mobile phone is hauled out by firefighters

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A teenage girl was rescued by firefighters after becoming stuck in a drain while attempting to retrieve her phone.

How You, I, and Everyone Got the Top 1 Percent All Wrong

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Unveiling the real story behind the richest of the rich

State of the News Media 2014 Key Indicators

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A look at key trends in the main sectors of the news media from Pew Research Center's State of the News Media 2014.

Wealthiest Households Accounted for 80% of Postrecession Rise in Incomes

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The rich got richer, the poor got poorer during the recession and recovery.

Morning MoneyBeat: The ‘Meh’ Market

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As the S&P 500 has moved aimlessly for the past six weeks, an investor survey this week found neutral sentiment jumped to a nine-year high.

5 Things to Watch in March Jobs Report

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The Labor Department’s March jobs report is expected to show a pick-up in hiring, a welcome sign following a mid-winter lull. Beyond headline numbers, here are five things to watch.

Christie Rail Kill Misses Lowest Rates as N.J. Lags U.S.

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The moonscape highways around Fort Lee, New Jersey, have left cracked axles, bent rims and chunks of tire strewn across the lot at George Washington Bridge Towing. While the traffic jams Governor Chris Christie’s crew engineered here are gone, these broken vehicle parts show that the consequences of ...

Is the Gender Pay Gap Closing or Has Progress Stalled?

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There are different ways of reckoning the gap in pay between women and men. But there’s another debate among economists: Is that gap closing or has progress stalled?

Survey: CFOs Downgrade Profit, Hiring Outlook For 2014

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Chief financial officers of large companies are bracing for slower profit growth and hiring over the next year, according to a new survey that offers a downbeat outlook for the North American economy.

Russian Border Buildup Stokes Worries

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Russian troops massing near Ukraine are actively concealing their positions and establishing supply lines that could be used in a prolonged deployment, ratcheting up U.S. concerns.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Washington’s Battle Over the IMF

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Democrats are yielding on another fight with Republicans over major changes to the International Monetary Fund, this time to clear a U.S. bailout for Ukraine. Where does that leave the U.S., the IMF and the fund’s members? Here’s everything you could possibly want to know, and why it ...

Global Central Banking in 2014, A First Quarter Update For 23 Economies

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The world’s central banks have navigated different currents in the first quarter of 2014 and are preparing themselves for a variety of challenges in the months ahead.