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'10 bn dollar business deals between India-U.S firms to create 50,000 jobs in U.S': Obama
The United States President, Barack Obama, on Saturday announced conclusion of 20 deals worth 10 billion dollars by the US and Indian Business firms while stating that it would create over 50,000 jobs in the US and job opportunities in India as well. ANI

President Obama holds discussions with Indian, US businessmen in Mumbai
The United States President, Barack Obama, here on Saturday addressed a number of Indian corporate heads while opening discussions on crucial areas of cooperation like pharma, manufacturing, transportation and clean energy. ANI

U.S.-India have signed several landmark trade deals worth 10 bn dollars: Obama
The United States President Barack Obama said here on Saturday that "several landmark" trade deals, worth 10 billion dollars, have been reached between the U.S. and India to create about 50,000 jobs in the United States. ANI

US economy adds 151,000 jobs in October
The unemployment rate in the United States may not have fallen substantially in 2010, but a US Labor Department report has given President Barack Obama some cheer by revealing that 151,000 jobs were added to the American economy in the month of October. ANI

Australian tourism body not worried about Qantas engine woes
Tourism Australia, the peak body representing tourism in Australia, has said that it does not believe two recent Qantas engine failures will have an adverse impact on visitor numbers. ANI

Singapore MDA's International Film Fund Shortlists 'The Harvest and Cooktales'
In boosting Singapore's film industry, the country's Media Development Authority (MDA) announced today that it has shortlisted two projects The Harvest (working title) and Cooktales (working title) for funding under its International Film Fund (IFF) ACN Newswire

MDA, CJ Entertainment, Bang Singapore and Asia Media & Technology Capital Sign US$50 Million Film Fund
The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) today signed a memorandum of understanding with CJ Entertainment (CJE), Bang Singapore (Bang) and Asia Media & Technology Capital (AMTC), paving the way for a US$50 million slate of films to be produced out of Singapore over five years ACN Newswire

Realtors(R) Help Consumers Understand the Value of Green
In today's economy, consumers are looking for cost savings, and toward this end, Realtors® are helping home buyers recognize the value of green properties for both themselves and their communities. Author and home-building coach Sara Lamia explained why going green is worth the green at the "Green Labels Sell Homes" forum today at the 2010 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. MarketWire

First MIT Sloan Asia Business Conference Explores Innovation and Investment
Even as President Barack Obama began his 10-day trip through Asia to boost economic and business ties with the region, a host of high-level executives and other speakers gathered at an MIT Sloan School of Management conference in Cambridge, MA today to explore current trends and future opportunities in the dynamic region. MarketWire

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Barco's Nightingales Foundation(SM) Award for Nursing Excellence Presented at Interplast Gala
At a special VIP reception prior to Interplast's annual Transformations Gala, Michael Donner, President and CEO of Barco's Nightingales Foundation(SM), presented the first Barco's Nightingales Foundation Award for Nursing Excellence to Dawn Yost, R.N. Ms MarketWire

Realtors(R) Cautiously Optimistic About Future of Housing Market
Real estate experts were cautiously optimistic about the current and future state of the industry at today's State of the Real Estate Industry forum during the 2010 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. MarketWire

Market Challenges, New Technologies Converge to Change Realtor(R)-Consumer Relationship
A dynamic mix of economic conditions and new technologies is transforming the way Realtors® work with buyers, sellers and investors in today's real estate market. Realtor® Mike Aubrey, host of HGTV's Real Estate Intervention, shared his insights into "What's Changing in Real Estate" today at the 2010 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. MarketWire

Frequently Asked Questions on Health Reform and Medicare Advantage Plans
Consumers on have asked plenty of questions about what health reform means for them and how the new laws might affect their coverage. MarketWire

Save the Children Helping Communities Rebound in Haiti After Hurricane Tomas
Save the Children's earthquake emergency response teams are moving rapidly into camps for the internally-displaced, in Port-au-Prince, Leogane, Jacmel and Gonaïves, to provide additional shelter materials and medical assistance, in the aftermath of Hurricane Tomas. The hurricane made landfall on the far westerly end of the island of Haiti yesterday, downing trees and flooding roads MarketWire

Sam Houston State Named to "Top Workplaces 2010" by Houston Chronicle
Sam Houston State University was named by the Houston Chronicle on Sunday as one of the top places to work in the greater Houston area in 2010. MarketWire

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