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‘Adulting’ Program Launched At East Carolina University: Students Seeking Crisis Counselling Taught How To Act Like An Adult

A university has begun offering courses on how to take on adult life and its challenges. The course, meant to prepare students to accept failure as part of adult life, was introduced after realizing an alarming number of students were signing up for crisis counseling. East Carolina University (ECU) has begun offering “Adulting” classes to help students deal with the ...

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Water crisis fears in Delhi over unrest

The Indian capital Delhi is on the brink of a severe water crisis after a key supply was cut during protests over jobs in a neighbouring state. Demonstrators from the Jat community damaged equipment in the Munak canal, a major source of water to Delhi. The city has introduced strict water rationing. Some areas could run dry on Sunday, officials ...

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Japanese-Americans react to Syrian refugee crisis

Gosia Wozniacka/AP Saburo Masada was 10 years old when his family was loaded into an Army truck and taken from their Fresno, Calif. farm following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. Calls for the closing of mosques, a database of American Muslims and references to mass detention led to a terrible sense of deja vu for survivors of Japanese-American internment ...

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EU talks on Balkans migrant crisis

Migrant crisis: Balkan leaders meet amid Juncker warnings 25 October 2015 From the section Europe Media captionThe BBC’s John Sweeney gives a tour of a refugee crossing point on the Serbia-Croatia border Leaders from Central Europe and the Balkans are due to hold an emergency summit to discuss the migrant crisis. A draft statement leaked ahead of the meeting calls ...

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Worker Crisis Ensues as Workers Say No to Retail

Despite an increasing number of retail job openings being posted on employment websites, interest in these types of jobs has dropped roughly 9%, according to job site Indeed, creating a worker crisis for the upcoming holidays. Long looked to as the go-to position for disenfranchised workers, retail no longer seems to hold this same appeal this year, for reasons that ...

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Here’s Why the Student Loan Crisis Is Far From Over

Filed under: Student Loans, Personal Finance, College, Financial Aid, Financial Education Getty Images Although the latest data from the Department of Education appears to indicate that the worst of the student loan crisis could be over, there’s still reason to believe that student loans will continue to threaten college graduates’ finances for years to come. The Department of Education last ...

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The Global Retirement Crisis Is Coming for Young and Old Alike

Filed under: Retirement, Global Economy, Retirement Plans In the prosperous years after World War II, governments in rich countries expanded their pension systems. In addition, companies began to offer pensions that paid employees a guaranteed amount each month in retirement — so-called defined-benefit pensions. It got even better in the 1980s. Many countries began to coax older employees out of ...

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European Financial Crisis: Greeks Infecting Themselves With HIV To Get Government Benefits

The European financial crisis has yielded another frightening unexpected result. The World Health Organization has issued a report called “Review of Social Determinants and the Health Divide in the WHO European Region” which shows that there is a trend in Greece where citizens are infecting themselves with HIV in order to gain access to 700 Euros a month in governmental ...

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