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Unemployment in the U.S. – Graphic of the day

Today’s graphic shows the findings from a Reuters/Ipsos online poll of Americans ages 18+ who are currently unemployed or retired. 34% of respondents said they had stopped looking for work because the job market was so bad. Despite the falling unemployment rate, 40% said they were no more optimistic about their job search today than when they initially stopped working.

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Europe’s aging nuclear reactors – graphic of the day

Nuclear power provides around a third of the European Union’s electricity generation. The 28-nation bloc operates 131 reactors, with an average age of 30 years. As nuclear plants age, performance can suffer, and outages – both scheduled and unplanned – rise. Today’s graphic shows the age and output of nuclear reactors across Europe.

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Routes to a better life – graphic of the day

The popularity of illegal migration routes into Europe changes over time. In recent years a crackdown on the Canary Island route has seen many people travel through Libya, where a lack of security has helped. Today’s graphic tracks migration routes across Africa and Europe.

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Japan’s economy – graphic of the day

Japan suffered its biggest economic contraction since the devastating March 2011 earthquake in the April-June quarter, as a sales tax hike took a heavy toll on household spending. Today’s graphic charts seven key indicators for the Japanese economy.

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Southeast Asia defense – graphic of the day

Spurred in part by worsening tensions with China, Southeast Asian nations are building up their own defense industries, channelling fast-growing budgets to develop local expertise and eventually cut their dependence on big global arms firms. Today’s graphic shows the 2013 military expenditure for a variety of Southeast Asian countries.

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SWOT highlights – Graphic of the day

Non-insomnia sleep disorders include conditions such as narcolepsy, shift-work sleep disorder, obstructive sleep apnea and non-24-h sleep/wake disorder, and represent an unmet medical need. Although narcolepsy is a small market with a prevalence of only 0.05% of the general population, it is estimated that only 25% of those affected have been diagnosed. Thomson Reuters analysts have assessed the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for the therapeutic agents in this area; selected highlights are presented.

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Marvel’s expanding film franchise – graphic of the day

Today’s graphic looks at how Marvel Studio’s film franchise expanded since their first foray in licensing their comic characters for feature films. It shows a timeline of each film’s release as well as its box office earnings. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has become the biggest movie franchise in North America and the second largest worldwide. The bottom left corner of the graphic shows the rest of the top-ten.

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Food exports to Russia – graphic of the day

Russia will ban all food imports from the United States as well as all fruit and vegetables from Europe, a sweeping response to Western sanctions imposed over its support for rebels in Ukraine. Today’s graphic shows the top suppliers to food in Russia. It also shows the top ten food imports from the EU and U.S.

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Rosetta’s decade long journey – Graphic of the day

After a ten-year journey, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft became the first ever to catch up with a comet, a landmark stage in the mission that scientists hope will help unlock some of the secrets of the solar system. Today’s graphic shows a diagram of Rosetta, lists its specs and shows a timeline of its mission.

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Toyota versus its peers – Graphic of the day

Toyota posted a forecast-beating 4.4% rise in April-June operating profit and raised its North America vehicle sales target for the year to next March, boosted by strong sales of SUVs and pickup trucks in the United States, its biggest market. Today’s graphic compares Toyota to its peers in three categories: sales by region, operating income & expense.

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