Saudi Arabia, UAE Donate $100 Million To Womens Fund Proposed By Ivanka Trump

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are donating $100 million to a womens empowerment fund proposed by Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trumps elder daughter and a senior White House adviser. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced the contribution to the World Bank Women Entrepreneurs Fund at a meeting in Riyadh between Ivanka Trump…

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People power in Puerto Rico: how a canal community escaped gentrification

How do you improve a neighbourhood without causing land prices to rise? Residents along a polluted waterway in San Juan set up a community land trust to help save their homes, as well as the environment For years a graffiti message has appeared throughout San Juan, Puerto Ricos capital, as an urgent demand: Dragado ya!…

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Conservative Small Business Owners Are Not Victims of Progress

Lets first operate under this knowledge from the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council: In 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau data, there were 5.73 million employer firms in the [United States]. Firms with fewer than 500 workers accounted for 99.7 percent of those businesses, and businesses with less than 20 workers made up 89.6 percent.…

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Trump must convert surging US confidence into real growth | Mohamed El-Erian

The exuberant market reaction to his win has not been translated into progress he must work with Congress to deliver Financial markets seem convinced that the recent surge in business and consumer confidence in the US economy will soon be reflected in hard data, such as GDP growth, business investment, consumption, and wages. But economists…

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Green energy in a coal state: the struggle to bring solar jobs to West Virginia

Local entrepreneurs want to replace disappearing coal jobs with employment in solar but thats a tough move in a state that lacks the solar-friendly regulations of places like California If solar energy were Dan Conants only passion, the West Virginia native could have stayed in Vermont, working for a fast-growing startup in a state friendly…

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EU launches legal action against Italy over Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions

Italy becomes latest EU member state to be accused of failing to regulate use of devices that mask emissions The EU has launched legal action against Italy over claims it overlooked attempts by Fiat Chrysler to cheat on diesel emission tests. Italy has become the latest member state to be accused by the European commission…

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Girlguiding overhauls badges to help girls ‘thrive’ – BBC News

Girlguiding might be more famous for less adventurous badges like Homemaker and Hostess but they also have a long tradition of groundbreaking badges, including: Air Mechanic, in the 1910s Architect and Electrical Engineer, both in the 1920s Electrician, in the 1930s

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Take Notice, Hollywood. Latinos Are Part Of The New Mainstream.

Watching the Golden Globes last Sunday night, I recalled the story Diego Luna shared on Twitter of an older Hispanic man who cried after watching Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and for the first time being able to relate to a hero (Luna) in a blockbuster movie, a character who looked and sounded like…

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Meet Dina Powell, Ivanka Trump’s woman in the White House

Washington (CNN)Goldman Sachs executive Dina Habib Powell is joining the Trump administration in a senior role focused on entrepreneurship, economic growth and the empowerment of women. President-elect Donald Trump’s transition Team announced the position for Powell, 43, who previously served in the Bush White House and State Department, confirmed the new position to CNN Wednesday,…

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The boss who lives as a medieval knight – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe boss in shining armour. By video journalist Greg Brosnan Jason Kingsley seems far too relaxed about the fatal dangers inherent in his daredevil hobby. “There have been some deaths in jousting,” he says. “But it is usually through inexperience, the wrong safety equipment, and a lot…

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