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Retail manager stressed by 'never enough' strategy

Retail manager stressed by 'never enough' strategy

(WOMENSENEWS)--Connie Larson is taking time off so her feet can heal, which means no pay and paying out of pocket. Beyond her own problems, she worries about the sales and commission quotas she is supposed to enforce. "It's a fear-based situation," she says.
By Alizah Salario
Thailand Hitler banner forces university to apologize

Thailand Hitler banner forces university to apologize

July 15 (UPI) -- A painting displayed at Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University showed Adolf Hilter alongside classic superheroes was slammed by critics and removed after two days.
By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com

Germany falters

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- The German export machine is slowing, with imports rising and massive trade imbalances that have been the prime cause of the euro crisis closing fast.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Commentary: Mideastern potpourri

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- Wars, revolutions, assassinations, betrayals covered by Arnaud de Borchgrave in the Middle East since 1952
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large
Sequester cuts lifelines for 'invisible' women

Sequester cuts lifelines for 'invisible' women

(WOMENSENEWS)--Older women are losing Meals on Wheels, single mothers are losing Head Start and domestic-violence victims are going back to perpetrators out of desperation. Service providers say the cuts hit people who don't show up to lobby legislators.
By Sharon Johnson
How many nurses? ACA Intensifies hospital debate

How many nurses? ACA Intensifies hospital debate

(WOMENSENEWS)--pponents of minimum-staffing bills say they are too rigid, but supporters say more nurses will improve hospital outcomes as the Affordable Care Act boosts patient admissions and aims to lower rates of infection.
By Sharon Johnson

Euro crisis returns

PARIS, July 8 (UPI) -- For the beleaguered small countries of Europe, the euro crisis has become a form of torture, a death by a thousand cuts.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Nina Wang's former lover sentenced to 12 years

July 5 (UPI) -- Peter Chan was sentenced to 12 years for forging the will of eccentric billionaire Nina Wang and trying to claim her massive estate for himself.
By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com
Parasailing accident: Company, parents speak out

Parasailing accident: Company, parents speak out

July 5 (UPI) -- Sidney Good and Alexis Fairchild are in critical condition after the line on their parasail snapped, sending them careening into a building before crashing down into a parking lot.
By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com
Trayvon Martin's mom: I heard my son screaming

Trayvon Martin's mom: I heard my son screaming

July 5 (UPI) -- Sybrina Fulton took the stand in the George Zimmerman trial Friday to identify the voice on a 911 call as that of her son, Trayvon Martin.
By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com
Nelson Mandela doctors deny he is in 'vegetative state'

Nelson Mandela doctors deny he is in 'vegetative state'

July 5 (UPI) -- Court documents from a family dispute claimed Nelson Mandela's doctors recommended he be removed from life support, a claim his doctors, through President Jacob Zuma, deny.
By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com
Fourth of July accident caused by 'premature detonation' [UPDATE]

Fourth of July accident caused by 'premature detonation' [UPDATE]

July 5 (UPI) -- A platform holding the fireworks for a Simi Valley, Calif., display tipped over, sending live rockets at the crowd.
By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com
In Turkey, women's issues simmer in background

In Turkey, women's issues simmer in background

ISTANBUL, Turkey (WOMENSENEWS)--Women have often been the face of anti-government protests taking place in Turkey over the past month. Clues to gender tensions come from headlines about a rape case involving police, government condemnation of abortion and more women in the work force.
By Angela Montierth
Man acquitted in sidewalk chalk vandalism case

Man acquitted in sidewalk chalk vandalism case

July 2 (UPI) -- A San Diego, Calif. jury found Jeffrey David Olson, who wrote protest messages in chalk in front of three Bank of America branches, to be not guilty of vandalism.
By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com
Girl Scout manager charged with stealing $10,000 in cookie money

Girl Scout manager charged with stealing $10,000 in cookie money

July 2 (UPI) -- A 32-year-old Ohio Girl Scout Troop leader was released on bail after she reportedly stole over $10,000 in cookie money.
By VERONICA LINARES, UPI.com
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