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The week ahead: Jobs report needs to silence rising worries about the economy

The week ahead: Jobs report needs to silence rising worries about the economy

Finance
Job growth has remained vibrant despite the slow-growing economy, and that's a trend investors are anxious to see confirmed in the February employment report on Friday. Even with some economists expecting growth around 1 percent for the first quarter, the labor market has been strong, and economists expect to see 185,000 jobs added in February. The economy is widely expected to bounce back in the second quarter to a pace well above 2 percent, after the temporary headwinds from the government shutdown and polar vortex abate. The jobs data tops the list of important economic news in the week ahead, particularly after a string o...
Jurgen Klopp admits Mohamed Salah needs help from team mates as forward’s poor record against top six continues

Jurgen Klopp admits Mohamed Salah needs help from team mates as forward’s poor record against top six continues

Sports
MO HELP NEEDED The Egyptian has only scored once in eight matches against Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal Jurgen Klopp has admitted Mohamed Salah needs more help from his team mates. The Egyptian forward struggled to make an impact in the Reds’s goalless draw at Manchester United on Sunday – continuing his poor goalscoring record against the top six this season. Klopp says Salah needs more help from his team mates Salah, 26, has now scored once in eight matches against Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal – with his solitary goal coming from the spot against the Gunners. Although he is the joint top scorer this term – level with Sergio Agu...
Anthony Joshua 'desperately' needs to fight in US, says legendary promoter Bob Arum

Anthony Joshua 'desperately' needs to fight in US, says legendary promoter Bob Arum

Sports
Anthony Joshua "desperately" needs to fight in the USA to raise his profile, legendary promoter Bob Arum says.Arum, 87, who promoted Muhammad Ali, says the world heavyweight champion's fights against "no-hopers" in the UK have "damaged his credibility".He claims Joshua is being overshadowed by Tyson Fury following his draw against Deontay Wilder in December. "In the US if you ask people who the number one heavyweight is, I think many people will say Tyson Fury," Arum said.BBC Radio 5 live Boxing with Costello and Bunce"He needs really desperately to come to fight in the United States," he added on BBC Radio 5 live's Boxing with Costello and Bunce. "And I say that not because I'm an American, ...
'Snowflakes, your army needs you!': UK targets millennials in recruitment drive

'Snowflakes, your army needs you!': UK targets millennials in recruitment drive

World
The British Army has launched a new recruitment campaign targeting a range of millennial stereotypes, including “snowflakes” and “selfie addicts.” The campaign uses the template of a famous World War I propaganda poster to make its point. The classic poster featured then-British Secretary of State for War, Lord Kitchener, with the text: "Britons: Lord Kitchener Wants You. Join Your Country's Army! God save the King." The new posters and TV ads say the army needs the “drive” of “binge gamers,” the “focus” of “phone zombies,” the “self-belief” of the “me me me millennial” and the “compassion” of “snowflakes.” Millennials are generally defined as people born born between ...
Web needs more love, says its creator

Web needs more love, says its creator

Technology
Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee is "disappointed" with the current state of his invention and how it allows hate to prosper.In a wide-ranging interview with Reuters, Sir Tim said some sites' software skewed interactions.He singled out Twitter for criticism, wondering why hate-filled comments prospered at the expense of positive sentiments.Sir Tim also suggested that governments could break up the web giants.Pioneering work by Sir Tim in the late 80s created the first versions of the technology that became the World Wide Web. Tech disruption"If you put a drop of love into Twitter it seems to decay but if you put in a drop of hatred you feel it actually propagates much more strongly," he said. "And you wonder, 'Well is that because...