Cliff on February 15th, 2015

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Cliff on February 15th, 2015

"Croatia's first female president, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, was sworn in on Sunday and pledged to help kickstart the EU member's ailing economy." "'I will be a top economic diplomat of our country,' she said in her inaugural speech. She pledged to do her utmost 'to make Croatia a wealthy nation.'" From +Yahoo News​: View this […]

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"In the last 18 months a series of large venture capital investments have signalled an important shift in the Canadian technology startup scene. To hear industry insiders explain it, this is not a story about out-of-control valuations, but rather a case of a new class of maturing businesses reaching the stage where their market opportunity […]

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"Canadian adults who are mentally competent and suffering intolerably and permanently have the right to a doctor’s help in dying, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Friday morning. The intolerable suffering can be physical or psychological." "The court suspended its ruling for 12 months to give the Canadian government, medical regulatory bodies and the provinces […]

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Cliff on February 3rd, 2015

"A new program to help Croatia's poorest citizens tackle their debt and unfreeze blocked bank accounts went into effect on Feb. 2. The government is planning to spend up to $300 million on the program, titled 'fresh start', that will cancel the debt of Croatians who make less than $138 a month and have debts […]

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