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In Norway, A Prison Built On Second Chances – NPR

May 31, 2015
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NPR In Norway, A Prison Built On Second ChancesNPRThe first thing you notice when you enter the grounds of Halden Prison in Norway’s far southeast is the forest: Pine and birch trees surround buildings of dark black brick with elegant windows. There’s no concrete exercise yard here; it looks like a …and more >> Source:...
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Finland Not Afraid to Criticize Russia — New Foreign Minister – The Moscow Times

May 31, 2015
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The Moscow Times Finland Not Afraid to Criticize Russia — New Foreign MinisterThe Moscow TimesFinland’s government aims to maintain good relations with neighbouring Russia, but it condemns the annexation of Crimea and will comply with European Union positions on the Ukraine crisis, its new foreign minister said. Recent Russian air force and …Finland’s new...
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Denmark’s radical parties vie for power as terror casts a shadow over poll – The Guardian

May 31, 2015
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The Guardian Denmark’s radical parties vie for power as terror casts a shadow over pollThe GuardianAhmed, born of Pakistani parents in Odense, Denmark’s third-largest city, continued: “After the terror attacks, now the election is on, everyone fears we’re going to be stigmatised further.” Her route took her past the internet cafe where police …Denmark’s...
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Swedish metal manufacturer to close Ohio plant in July – Columbus Dispatch

May 31, 2015
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Swedish metal manufacturer to close Ohio plant in JulyColumbus DispatchLORAIN — Johnson Metall, a maker of bronze bearings, hollow bars and precision castings, plans to close its Lorain plant in July. The plant has 35 full-time employees and is the Swedish company’s only U.S. operation. When Johnson Metall acquired it in …and more >> Source: swedish...
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Under pressure, Norway settles pay discrimination case in Minnesota – Minneapolis Star Tribune

May 30, 2015
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Minneapolis Star Tribune Under pressure, Norway settles pay discrimination case in MinnesotaMinneapolis Star TribuneFormer Vice President Walter Mondale, who headed the consulate when Ewald was hired, was one of the key witnesses, acknowledging he had agreed to her lower salary when she was hired, but then lobbied Norway unsuccessfully to raise her pay when …UD...
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Commissioner Katainen: Finland may sidestep EU deficit probe – YLE News

May 30, 2015
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YLE News Commissioner Katainen: Finland may sidestep EU deficit probeYLE NewsJyrki Katainen, who went last year from being Finland’s PM to the European Commission, says the country’s fresh government seems to be taking a strong pre-emptive stance ahead of possible EU questions regarding its deficit problems.and more >> Source: finland – Google News Sharing information...
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