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The agency said manufacturers had failed to prove the products were safe to use over the long term or more effective than using ordinary soap and water.
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Opinions are furiously divided as to whether the unintended harm caused by #Obamacare will outweigh its benefits. Republicans, who have always hated the whole package, howl that it will destroy jobs. Nonsense, say Democrats; it will promote growth and boost employment. Since the law has so many moving parts, it is hard to predict who is right http://econ.st/17666ks
Japan eager to promote economic activity in Myanmar
As Western troops engage in warfare in the name of freedom in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a prominent new report reveals worldwide democracy to be on the ebb, analysts ponder where to go from here.
"For the fourth consecutive year, global declines in freedom outweighed gains in 2009."
RIM Shares Drop on Sales Worries
Fears that Research In Motion is spending heavily to push new BlackBerrys to holiday shoppers outweighed news of higher profit, sending shares plunging.
In place of the innovative manufacture Gordon Brown advocated in Where there is Greed in 1989, we got "financial engineering" from the City. When problems began, we were told the good money far outweighed the bad. But the first was devalued by the second, and billions (more than the value of the country's railways) have bailed out a medium-sized mortgage bank. As the panic increases, business organisations don't repair themselves but prey on one another.
Jim Paice, the agriculture minister, is heading to Beijing this weekend to put the finishing touches to an agreement that has been five years in the making.
“I'm almost certain that during my visit we will be able to tie up the final loose ends and British pork can be on its way to China,” Mr Paice said. “We estimate we can easily sell £50m of pig meat almost at the drop of a hat.”
to be greater or more important than something else:
The benefits of this treatment far outweigh any risks.
- Projecting outward or upward from a line or surface; protuberant.
- Immediately noticeable; conspicuous. See synonyms at noticeable.
- Widely known; eminent.
[Middle English, from Latin prōminēns, prōminent-, present participle of prōminēre, to jut out : prō-, forth; see pro-1 + -minēre, to jut, threaten.]prominently prom'i·nent·ly adv.
at the drop of a hat
Immediately, without delay, as in We were ready to pack our bags and go on vacation at the drop of a hat. This phrase probably alludes to signaling the start of a race or other contest by dropping a hat. [Late 1800s]