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China says no excuses for foreign officials meeting Dalai Lama

BEIJING (Reuters) – Foreign leaders can’t think they can get away with meeting exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama just because they are doing it in a personal capacity, as they still represent their government, a senior Chinese official said on Saturday.
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Governor Greitens met with company officials at Switzerland-based Swiss Re


Governor Greitens meets with officials at Switzerland-based Swiss Re to promote Missouri’s strong business climate
ZURICH, Switzerland/October 20, 2017 (STL.News) — Governor Greitens visited with Swiss Re leadership to promote Missouri’s strong …
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Kurdish officials say thousands flee Kirkuk since Iraqi army takeover

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Kurdish officials said on Thursday thousands of their people had fled Kirkuk region fearing persecution since Iraqi armed forces retook it following a referendum on Kurdish independence that was rejected by Baghdad.
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Dutch open 'world's first 3D-printed bridge'

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THE HAGUE: Dutch officials toasted on Tuesday the opening of what is being called the world’s first 3D-printed concrete bridge, which is primarily meant to be used by cyclists. 336 more words

Current Affairs

U.S. Officials Attend Business Meeting in Cuba

Havana, Oct 17 – City Council members of Tampa and St. Petersburg, businesspeople and Tampa Port Authorities, attend today a business meeting in Cuba. 532 more words

Cuba

People actually like it when the government influences what to do, according to a study

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On Oct. 9, Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago won the Nobel Prize for his extraordinary, world-transforming work in behavioral economics. 885 more words

Money Matters

Bengaluru building collapse kills at least five: officials

BENGALURU (Reuters) – A multi-storey building collapsed in the south Indian city of Bengaluru on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring several, officials said.
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