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AirTalk for March 4, 2014

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In a visit to Kiev on Tuesday U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addressed Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, accusing Russia of unnecessary aggression in Crimea. Kerry pledged $1 billion in U.
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A new proposal from the FDA may require generic drug makers to update the labeling and health risks on their packaging as new information becomes available. Currently, generic companies rely on brand name versions of their drugs to update consumers on relevant new health information and are not allowed to update their own labels right away.

Do hiring managers care where you went to college?

A new survey from Gallup Education shows that only nine percent of business leaders consider the school an applicant attended to be “very important” when it comes to hiring decisions.
State Senator Investigated
Two California politicians have been placed on paid administrative leave while they wait for their next days in court. Ron Calderon, who is facing two dozen charges of bribery, fraud and money laundering charges, announced this week that he will take a leave of absence rather than resigning from the state Senate.
Bill Gates Meets With House Foreign Affairs Cmte Chairman Royce
Bill Gates has reclaimed the top spot as the world’s richest person on Forbes’ annual ranking of the world’s billionaires after four years. Gates beats out Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helu.
We are bombarded every day with numbers that tell us about the health of the U.S. economy. Gross national product, balance of trade, unemployment, inflation, and consumer confidence are just a few of them.

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