Daily Archives: November 5, 2017

Up to 27 killed in mass shooting at Texas church

Up to 27 people are feared dead in Texas after a gunman opened fire at a church outside San Antonio on Sunday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told Fox News. The mass shooting was reported at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, which is about 30 miles southeast of San Antonio. The gunman has been fatally shot by police. Paxton ...

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Asian households binge on debt

ONE of the more persistent beliefs about the global economy is that Asians are more frugal than others. Explanations have drawn on culture (the self-discipline of Confucianism), history (memories of privation) and public policy (flimsy social safety-nets forcing people to save). For Lee Kuan Yew, the founding father of Singapore, and other theorists of “Asian values”, thrift was one of ...

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