Social Issues http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23001/all en Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/reuters-people-news-summary <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Putin gives tax exile Depardieu <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/russia">Russian</a> citizenship</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Autograph British people Cinema of the United States Conviction D-A-S-H Entertainment Family Relation Film Human Interest Kardashian family Kim Kardashian Mick Jagger Movie Release Person Attributes Person Career Person Party Person Relation President Quotation Rees-Mogg Reuters Social Issues Sylvester Stallone Technology The Expendables Thomson Reuters Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:59:12 +0000 5730965 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Putin makes French film star Depardieu a Russian http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-3-putin-makes-french-film-star-depardieu-russian <p>* Actor is high-profile campaigner against tycoon tax * Depardieu applied for passport after Putin comments - Kremlin * Hollande redrafting tax law after ruled unconstitutional (Adds reaction from media, politicians, background) By Alexei Anishchuk and Megan Davies MOSCOW, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted citizenship to Gerard Depardieu, the French movie star whose decision to quit his homeland to avoid a tax hike prompted accusations of national betrayal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-3-putin-makes-french-film-star-depardieu-russian" target="_blank">read more</a></p> actor Belgium Beslan school hostage crisis Diplomatic Relations Dmitry Rogozin Entertainment Francois Hollande Gérard Depardieu Gerard Depardieu Government Government of Russia Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Human Interest Megan Davies Moscow theater hostage crisis Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Party Politics of Russia Quotation Russia Russian Orthodox Christians Social Issues Technology Vladimir Putin Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:26 +0000 5731096 at http://www.globalpost.com GLOBAL ECONOMY-US activity picks up, hopes for euro zone rise http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/global-economy-us-activity-picks-hopes-euro-zone-rise <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* US services sector expands in Dec, hiring up sharply</p> <p>* U.S. employers add 155,000 jobs across economy in Dec</p> <p>* Surveys suggest euro zone downturn is easing</p> <p>* UK service sector declines, fourth quarter contraction seen</p> <p>By Steven C. Johnson and Andy Bruce</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/global-economy-us-activity-picks-hopes-euro-zone-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Business cycle Economic history Economics Economist Economy of the European Union Economy of the People's Republic of China Economy of the United States Entertainment Euro Health Labor Law Macroeconomics Person Career Quotation Recessions Social Issues Unemployment United States housing bubble Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 17:18:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731144 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. data lifts European shares to 22-month highs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/us-data-lifts-european-shares-22-month-highs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>* FTSEurofirst 300 index ends 0.4 pct higher</p> <p>* Euro STOXX 50 up 0.3 pct, may rise 7 pct in H1</p> <p>* Transocean leads market as settles oil spill charges</p> <p>By Atul Prakash</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - European shares set a 22-month high on Friday, buoyed by supportive data and led by rig contractor Transocean, which agreed to settle U.S. government charges over BP's Gulf of <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/mexico">Mexico</a> oil spill.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/us-data-lifts-european-shares-22-month-highs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Economics Euro Stoxx 50 Financial economics Health Indexes Investment Labor Man Made Disaster Quotation Religion Social Issues Stock market STOXX Technical analysis Transocean Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 18:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731159 at http://www.globalpost.com Budget battles threaten to limit Obama's second-term agenda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/budget-battles-threaten-limit-obamas-second-term-agenda <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>* Fiscal fights may consume Washington, elbow out all else</p> <p>* Obama vows to push ahead with broader agenda</p> <p>* 'A high level of dysfunction' makes legislative wins hard</p> <p>By John Whitesides</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - After a brutal "fiscal cliff" battle, President Barack Obama's looming budget confrontation with Congress threatens to sharply curtail his second-term agenda and limit his ambitions on priorities such as immigration reform and gun control.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/budget-battles-threaten-limit-obamas-second-term-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Barack Obama foreign policy Business Candidate Position Democratic Party Economic policy of Barack Obama Economy of the United States Entertainment Environment Government Health Joe Biden Labor Person Career Politics Presidency of Barack Obama Quotation Social Issues United States United States public debt Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 19:31:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731175 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Four dead in hostage-taking in Aurora, Colorado http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-3-four-dead-hostage-taking-aurora-colorado <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>(Updates with police confirmation)</p> <p>By Keith Coffman</p> <p>AURORA, Colo., Jan 5 (Reuters) - Four people, including the gunman, were dead following a hostage-taking incident on Saturday in Aurora, Colorado, the same town where a man shot dead 12 people and wounded 58 more in a movie theater last July, police told reporters on Saturday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-3-four-dead-hostage-taking-aurora-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Armed Attack Aurora CDATA Digital media Games Gunman Chronicles Hostage taking Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Quotation Social Issues Software XML Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 20:15:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731244 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Entertainment News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-entertainment-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Following is a summary of current entertainment news briefs.</p> <p>HBO's Liberace film aims to humanize through love story</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-entertainment-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Jugglers Liberace Motorsport Nationality Patrick Dempsey Person Career Person Location Quotation Scott Thorson Social Issues Tully's Coffee United States Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:23:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731249 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>New food safety rules aim for more accountability 2013-01-04T211825Z_4_BRE9030MC_RTROPTC_0_US-FDA-FOOD-SAFETY.XML () -</p> <p>Genetically modified food labeling measure to qualify for Washington state ballot</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Compounding Federal assistance in the United States Food and Drug Administration Health Healthcare reform in the United States Labor Medicaid Medicine Person Career Pharmaceutical sciences Pharmacology Pharmacy Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson Quotation Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 21:23:59 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731255 at http://www.globalpost.com NHL-Capitals' Johansson runs out of gas as lockout ends http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130106/nhl-capitals-johansson-runs-out-gas-lockout-ends <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>STOCKHOLM, Jan 6 (Reuters) - Washington Capitals centre Marcus Johansson was hastily dropped off at a Swedish gas station as news of the end of the NHL Lockout broke on Sunday.</p> <p>Johansson, who played for BIK Karlskoga during the lockout, was travelling to Monday's game at Malmo in southern Sweden.</p> <p>But as the news of the end of the lockout broke, the team bus pulled over at a gas station and Johansson's short stint in the second tier of Swedish hockey ended abruptly, the Expressen newspaper reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130106/nhl-capitals-johansson-runs-out-gas-lockout-ends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BIK Karlskoga CDATA Ice hockey Johansson Marcus Johansson Marcus Johansson Person Career Person Location Quotation Social Issues Sports Thomson Reuters Sun, 06 Jan 2013 23:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731303 at http://www.globalpost.com Discord rife over ECB's next rate move-Reuters poll http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/discord-rife-over-ecbs-next-rate-move-reuters-poll <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Economists split on whether ECB will cut rates in 2013</p> <p>* In any case, rate cut unlikely on Thursday</p> <p>By Andy Bruce</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will<br /> keep interest rates unchanged this week, economists forecast in<br /> a Reuters poll, but they cannot agree on the chances of a cut in<br /> the next few months due to a murky economic outlook.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/discord-rife-over-ecbs-next-rate-move-reuters-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Central bank Economic history Economics Economy of the European Union Euro European Central Bank European Central Bank European System of Central Banks European Union Inflation Person Career President of the European Central Bank Quotation Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:08:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731330 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Odd News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-odd-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current odd news briefs.</p> <p>Cat caught sneaking saw, phone into Brazil prison</p> <p>RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A cat carrying a saw and a<br /> mobile phone was "detained" as it entered a prison gate in<br /> northeast Brazil, Brazilian media reported on Saturday. Prison<br /> guards were surprised when they saw a white cat crossing the<br /> main gate of the prison, its body wrapped with tape. A closer<br /> look showed the feline also carried drills, an earphone, a<br /> memory card, batteries and a phone charger.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-odd-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beslan school hostage crisis CDATA Cricket Cricket in Sri Lanka Disaster Entertainment Gérard Depardieu Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Moscow theater hostage crisis Natural Disaster Passport Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Quotation Rangana Herath Russian passport Social Issues Vaas Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731337 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Health News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-health-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current health news briefs.</p> <p>Competition affects who gets a liver transplant: study<br /> 2013-01-07T015437Z_1_BRE906019_RTROPTC_0_US-LIVER-COMPETITION.X<br /> ML () -</p> <p>Analysis: Obama may turn Medicare reform into wider health<br /> debate</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-health-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Education Flu pandemic in the United States Government Health Health care in the United States Healthcare reform in the United States Influenza A virus subtype H1N1 Labor Medicare Person Career Politics Social Issues Technology United States National Health Care Act Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731340 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-people-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Schwarzenegger is back, and Hollywood hopes he's still a<br /> star</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As he famously droned on-screen in<br /> his signature "Terminator" movies, Arnold Schwarzenegger is<br /> back. A year after leaving the California governor's office and<br /> becoming tabloid fodder for fathering a boy with his family's<br /> housekeeper and splitting with his wife, Maria Shriver, the<br /> 65-year old former bodybuilder will star in no less than three<br /> Hollywood movies over the next 12 months.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/reuters-people-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arnold Schwarzenegger Beslan school hostage crisis CDATA Civil awards and decorations Entertainment Family Relation Gérard Depardieu Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur Mandela Moscow theater hostage crisis Nationality Nelson Mandela Person Attributes Person Career Person Communication Person Location Person Party Person Relation Quotation Social Issues South Africa Vladimir Putin Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731341 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Five accused of rape in India appear in court for charges http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-4-five-accused-rape-india-appear-court-charges <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>(Adds charges read, no defence assigned)</p> <p>By Annie Banerji and Suchitra Mohanty</p> <p>NEW DELHI, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Five men accused of the rape<br /> and murder of an Indian student appeared in court on Monday to<br /> hear charges against them after two of them offered evidence<br /> possibly in return for a lighter sentence in the case that has<br /> provoked widespread anger.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-4-five-accused-rape-india-appear-court-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Criminal law Criminal procedure Person Career Priyadarshini Mattoo Quotation Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:09:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731342 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-French employers say draft labour accord unacceptable http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-1-french-employers-say-draft-labour-accord-unacceptable <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Talks on labour reform due to conclude this week</p> <p>* Employer chief says cannot meet union demands</p> <p>* Government to legislate if talks fail</p> <p>By Nicholas Vinocur</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 7 (Reuters) - French employers will reject moves<br /> to overhaul rigid labour rules unless unions drop demands for<br /> heavier welfare charges on short-term job contracts, their<br /> leader said on Monday, suggesting talks this week could fail.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/update-1-french-employers-say-draft-labour-accord-unacceptable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Employment Ethics Human resource management Labor Labour economics Labour law Labour relations Laurence Parisot Law Person Career Person Party Quotation Social Issues Social programs Socioeconomics Strike action Trade union Unemployment Thomson Reuters Mon, 07 Jan 2013 19:58:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731393 at http://www.globalpost.com