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FACT SHEET: President Obama Proposes New 'First Job' Funding to Connect Young

FACT SHEET: President Obama Proposes New 'First Job' Funding to Connect Young
The President's FY 2017 Budget includes nearly $ 6 billion in new funding to help more than 1 million young people gain the work experience, skills, and networks that come from having a first job. Today, the White House … Fund innovative models to …
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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to Leave Job
PARIS—French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is stepping down to become a judge on the country's constitutional court, clearing the government of an architect of France's hawkish polices in the Middle East and Africa. French President François …
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Times Insider|How a Reporter's Quest for Online Bargains Led to a Network of
Now, Syrians of all political stripes communicate with Ms. Saad, not only on Skype but also on WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and other social media. She has built an extensive network of hundreds of contacts across the spectrum, from Syrian government …
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Secret aid worker: is humanitarian work a career for escapists?
The village was tiny and there was nothing else to do other than having dinner and a couple of beers once a week in the only local restaurant. I was always careful not to drink too much and shock my Nepalese colleagues. Kathmandu, on the other hand …
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The dropout club thousands of doctors want to join
The Drop Out Club is an online networking platform that's helping doctors find careers outside of medicine. In 1999, six former med school classmates met to catch up over drinks. They were eager to compare notes because each had left medicine to pursue …
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Inside the Clinton Donor Network
The Post identified donations from roughly 336,000 individuals, corporations, unions and foreign governments in support of their political or philanthropic endeavors — a list that includes top patrons such as Steven Spielberg and George Soros, as well …
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The Government's Dismal Job Outlook for Lawyers
Last month the ABA released the results of the questionnaire it sends to law schools each fall. The results included some welcome news for legal education: In the 2015-2016 academic year, law school enrollment fell 5 percent from 2014, but the number …
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Ben H. Bagdikian, Reporter of Broad Range and Conscience, Dies at 96
Over five decades, Mr. Bagdikian was a national and foreign correspondent for newspapers and magazines; a reporter, editor and ombudsman for The Washington Post; the author of eight books; and for many years a professor and the dean of the Graduate …
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Under Sanders, income and jobs would soar, economist says
Sanders' plan to pour $ 14.5 trillion into the economy — including spending on infrastructure and youth employment, increasing Social Security benefits, making college free and expanding health care and family leave — would juice GDP and productivity.
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Ted Cruz's Career in Private Practice Complicates His Legal Record
Sen. Ted Cruz began building his reputation as a champion of conservative causes as Texas solicitor general, arguing high-profile Supreme Court cases that bolstered both his legal and political career. The next phase of his law career is less well known.
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Trump's modeling agency broke immigration laws, attorneys say
The suit alleges that the agency recruits foreign models with promises of wages that never materialize and defrauds the U.S. government on visa applications. Palmer is currently the only plaintiff and the suit has not yet been approved as a class-action.
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