He also repeated his desire for Congress to approve free trade agreements with Korea of the South, Colombia and Panama, and the extension of the law of trade adjustment (TAA), which offers support and training for American workers displaced by foreign trade competition. Obama pointed out that both Democrats and Republicans must work closely to develop a long-term plan that will restore the fiscal health of United States. The economic recovery, a priority the President recorded his Sabbath message hours before Standard & Poor s risk assessment firm downgraded the debt rating of AAA, the maximum possible, to AA +, USA what makes fear a rise in interest rates and a greater economic instability in the country. Economic recovery It has become a top priority for Obama in the face of the general elections of 2012. According to the latest economic data, the unemployment rate registered a slight drop from 9.2 to 9.1% last July by the momentum of the hiring in the private sector. But in the quarter from April to June, the gross domestic product (GDP) only grew 1.3%, less than expected. In that sense, the Republican lawmaker from New York, Michael Grimm, said in the weekly address of the opposition that the high rate of unemployment demonstrates that the economic policies of Obama are not working. He added that the cuts included in the agreement to reduce the deficit are not enough and repeated the Republican position that Congress should pass a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget. Source of the news: the White House acknowledges that the internal debate on the debt affected the rebate from S & P
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After a morning of infarction, comes an exciting afternoon. The second round of the Volvo World Match Play in farm courtesy, Malaga, have left a few duels to dog face, typical of the melee of this modality, often decided on the last ball. Of the eight clashes this morning, four have decided on the last hole, and another in the tiebreaker. McDowell took the Irish Derby against McIlroy for three and two (three holes with two to play advantage); the number one in the world, Westwood, got the knee before Poulter (one up), and this opens the war by his Crown. Luke Donald will wear it tomorrow if he wins the tournament. At the moment it measured in quarters to Schwartzel after sweating ink in his match against Swedish Edfords, who only won the tiebreaker. During a good part of the morning he had bad flea face Donald, and went one down with two holes in dispute. But nerves attacked Edfords, much more unstable in high voltage duels. Donald equalised at 17 and then hunted prey. Source the news:: Donald and Kaymer are number one to throw
Also, in the category of children’s and youth theatre has been honored the Aracaladanza company, awarded for his commitment with the performing arts for children and youth; for his work in the field of the dance, based on a visual and poetic dramaturgy that brings children to the new languages and for its aesthetic demand. Circo Hermanos Alvarez awards are winners in this category by the high quality of its number of aerialists in the technique of double elastic cord, and its openness to new forms of circus-like expression, both in their own artistic creation as well as in the shows that have been promoted from the circus sensations. Prize of photography Jose Manuel Ballester (Madrid, 1960) has been awarded for his career personnel, from the fine arts and crystallized with rigour in the field of photography, for his unique interpretation of architectural space and light, and for his contribution leading to the renewal of photographic techniques. Award of Paco Rabanne fashion design (Pasajes, Guipuzcoa, 1934) has been awarded for being the Spanish fashion designer alive more universal; for its innovation and its contribution to all areas of the culture of the 20th century, creating a new concept that escapes any conventional classification, fashion become plastic expression of his time. Award for restoration and conservation of cultural goods Rafael Alonso, Restorer of the Museo del Prado, has been distinguished for its exemplary professional career as restaurateur and his expertise in the technical knowledge of the work of El Greco, which has become one of the maximum national and international ED of this artist’s work. National Television Prize award has highlighted the 23-F miniseries, day harder King (Miniseries), which issued RTVE, to having recreated historical events with high level of exigency and broad acceptance of the audience. Also Narciso Ibanez Serrador (1935, Montevideo, Uruguay) has been recognized for its exceptional relevance as the creator of a permanent television language. Source of the news: they are the new national culture prizes
According to NATO, the use of attack helicopters offers additional flexibility to locate the Qadhafi’s forces. The British attacked during this Saturday two goals of loyalists to the Libyan leader. The Apaches are designed to pursue and destroy tanks. The French helicopertos attacked a score of ground targets. NATO used this Saturday in Libya, for the first time, attack helicopters against vehicles and military equipment as well as land of the Gaddafi regime forces, reported the organization in a statement. We will continue with the use of these of these assets where and when necessary with the same precision as in all our missions, said the Commander of operation j unified guard, lieutenant general Charles Bouchard. According to NATO, the use of attack helicopters provides additional flexibility to its operations to track and locate the forces proGadafi that deliberately use civilians and try to hide in areas populated.
Participation of France and United Kingdom the British Apaches attacked during the night of Friday to Saturday two objectives of the forces loyal to the regime of Colonel Gadafi near the Libyan city of Brega, as he confirmed the Ministry of Dnsa. Helicopters took off from the warship HMS Ocean, stationed off the Libyan coast, and returned to its base after serving the entrustment. They followed with their missiles a radar and a checkpoint of Qadhafi’s forces and destroyed both goals, according to source British. The operation also involved French helicopters type Gazelle, who intervened in the attack of a score of ground targets, according to the official communique of the greater State of the Gallic army, which stipulates that the action was coordinated with British helicopters. French appliances were supported by ctive of the gala National Navy, the source added. Equipping of the Apache the Apache are specially designed to pursue and destroy battle tanks operating at altitudes lower than using fighter aircraft Tornado and Typhoon, which NATO takes some time in Libya, and are therefore more vulnerable to enemy fire. Each helicopter is armed with Hydra rockets, Hellfire missiles and a cannon of the caliber 30 mm underneath the fuselage, between the front wheels. It also has a team of sensors in the nose for the search and designation of targets as well as night vision. Source of the news: NATO first used attack helicopters in Libya