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Rants & Raves

...even a wet paper towel. You wouldn't want to eat out of it dirty! I AM AN 83-YEAR-OLD white woman from the United Kingdom and have watched and enjoyed Bill Cosby for over 40 years. Now, because of an unproven allegation of wrongdoing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-09/rants-raves
European Union cuts economic growth forecast amid global tensions

...and 1.7 percent next year.The outlook is better for the broader 28-nation European Union, which includes the United Kingdom, but still was downgraded.The EU economy is expected to expand 1.3 percent this year and 1.5 percent next year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-04/european-union-cuts-econom
Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

...told him that customers will put his company's products back on the shelf after noticing the Isis label. In the United Kingdom, he's heard that competitors have joked at trade shows about his business being tied to terrorists."It's so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-03/businesses-name-isis-fight
Ebola could reach 1.4 million in Africa

...particularly with rehydration and fluid management," Frieden said.In addition to the U.S. response, the United Kingdom has pledged 700 treatment beds and France is planning to open a medical center in the forest area of Guinea that is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-23/ebola-could-reach-14-million
Maralynne Mitcham

...Sheena Deltour and many friends across this country and in Australia, Canada, Republic of South Africa and the United Kingdom. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: The MUSC Foundation for the Maralynne D. Mitcham Lectureship (CHP...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172911443
Michaux: Other vote in Scotland was big, too

...percent of its citizens turned out at the polls Thursday to cast their vote on whether or not to remain part of the United Kingdom or strike out as its own independent nation. That 55 percent opted to maintain the status quo isn't the most impressive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-09-20/michaux-other-vote-was-big-t
Scots reject independence in historic vote

...deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that...security offered by remaining in the United Kingdom."We have chosen unity over...momentous day for Scotland and the United Kingdom as a whole."Salmond conceded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-19/scots-reject-independence-hi
Wal-Mart cuts profit outlook

...rose 24 percent on a constant currency basis during the second quarter, with double-digit growth in the U.S., United Kingdom, China and Brazil. However, that's below its annual forecast of 30 percent.Wal-Mart has also been sharpening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-08-14/wal-mart-cuts-prof
Ford 2Q net income rises 6 percent to $1.3 billion

...company made $14 million. Sales were down slightly, but the company has cut costs by closing two plants in the United Kingdom. A third plant in Belgium will close at the end of this year.In Asia, Ford's profit jumped 22 percent to $159...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-24/ford-2q-net-income
Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

...including all 15 crew, and 11 Indonesians.Other nationalities so far identified were six passengers from the United Kingdom, four from Germany, four Belgians, three from the Philippines and one Canadian. There are still 47 dead whose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-17/ukraine-295-malaysia-plane-s