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  • The death of Roquefort...maybe

     
    At least that's what one importer said about the new tariff on the French cheese. It was scheduled to go into effect on March 23 and would increase the price drastically. It and other related tariffs have now been postponed......
  • Flu spread raises alarm

    Flu spread raises alarm
    Officials advised Monday against most travel to Mexico, the center of an outbreak of swine flu suspected of killing almost 150 people there and sickening at least 50 through its spread to the United States. The acting director of the Centers for...
  • Hope for peace between Palestinians, Israelis at highest point since '93

    JERUSALEM - It began, as it had last time and the time before, with a celebratory handshake and soaring rhetoric about a chance for peace in this ravaged land. Yesterday's landmark summit, during which Israel and the Palestinians announced they would...
  • Amid violence, Bush tries to save peace plan

    WASHINGTON - With a renewed spiral of violence threatening to derail President Bush's nascent Middle East peace initiative just a week after his historic summit in Jordan, the White House struggled yesterday to keep Israeli and Palestinian leaders focused...
  • Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site

    Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site
    Russia fought back on Wednesday over new U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine even as G7 leaders warned of further steps, while Ukraine's government accused pro-Russian rebels of placing land mines near the site of a crashed Malaysian airliner to...
  • Some WTO members discussing customs deal without India: sources

    (Reuters) - A group of World Trade Organization (WTO) members has informally discussed adopting a global overhaul of customs rules without India if New Delhi goes ahead with threats to block the deal, sources familiar with the talks said on Thursday....
  • Dollar shines, U.S. yields surge on upbeat U.S. data

    Dollar shines, U.S. yields surge on upbeat U.S. data
    TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar stayed strong and U.S. bond yields held firm on Thursday after data showed solid U.S. economic growth, even as the Federal Reserve repeated its message that it is in no hurry to raise interest rates. While the prospect of a...
  • 'Complacent' NATO unprepared for Russian threat: British lawmakers

    LONDON (Reuters) - NATO is not prepared for the threat of a Russian attack on one of its members, British lawmakers said on Thursday, calling for more equipment and troops to be positioned in the Baltic States, which, they said, were particularly...
  • Communal office space firm rents CBS building in Hollywood

    Communal office space firm rents CBS building in Hollywood
    The historic CBS broadcasting facility in Hollywood where George Burns and Gracie Allen once did shtick on the radio will soon be repopulated with entrepreneurs starting new creative businesses. Developers of a $390-million residential, office and...
  • Britain has ambitious plan for driverless cars, but roadblocks remain

    Britain has announced a plan to fast-track driverless cars, meaning self-driving cars could hit public roads by early 2015. It is the first sovereign state to make such a large-scale and public commitment to testing the cars, experts said. “It&...
  • Russian bank subsidiaries in EU to escape sanctions: sources

    VIENNA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russian bank subsidiaries based in the European Union will be exempt from EU economic sanctions designed to choke off finance for big state-owned Russian lenders, sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters on Wednesday....
  • Russian assets rally, shrugging off Western sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian assets rallied on Wednesday, shrugging off a new round of Western economic sanctions on Moscow as investors deemed the punitive measures less severe than feared and analysts said their impact was already priced in. The European...