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US middle class wages plummet with immigration

Wages of America’s middle class have dropped below 1970s levels as immigration has surged 325 percent, according to a new congressional report that questions claims that native Americans are economically helped by greater immigration.

The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service report … Read the rest

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SAA’s CEO resigns

Monwabisi Kalawe has resigned from his position as SAA CEO, with immediate effect.

He had been suspended in 2014 after allegations of “irregularities” had emerged against him.

It had been reported then that SAA chairwoman Duduzile Myeni had asked the … Read the rest

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No water at OR Tambo

There was no water supply at Africa’s biggest airport, OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, on Friday morning due to water pipe connection problems, the Airports Company of SA said.

“This problem has affected one section of the airport, flights … Read the rest

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Cosatu vows to bring SA to its knees

On Thursday, Cosatu public service unions vowed to bring the country to its knees, saying the government seemed to want to plunge the country into crisis.

Pretoria’s central business district was brought to a standstill on Thursday as 11 000 … Read the rest

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Russia, Argentina sign energy deals worth billions

Russia and Argentina signed agreements which amounted to an “all-encompassing strategic partnership” during Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s visit to Moscow.

Russia and Argentina signed a number of deals on developing hydroelectric, nuclear and fossil-based energy and announced intentions … Read the rest

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Japan invesigates drone ‘containing radiation’

Japanese authorities have launched an investigation after a small drone reportedly containing traces of radiation was found on the roof of the prime minister’s office, sparking concerns about drones and their possible use for terrorist attacks.

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Anti-gay business targeted by vandals

A Michigan business owner in the US who sparked controversy by posting opinions on Facebook about refusing to serve certain groups, including gay customers, has been the target of vandalism.

Last week, Dieseltec owner Brian Klawiter made headlines when he … Read the rest