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  • Web freedom groups trumpet EU defeat of anti-piracy agreement

     
    In a victory trumpeted by Internet freedom groups, the European Parliament soundly rejected an international agreement to combat piracy Wednesday after protests against the pact swept Europe. The vote reportedly came down to just 39 votes in favor, 478...
  • Greek leftists flirt with bailing on the bailout, no immediate takers

     
    Leftist politicians changed the conversation in Greece Tuesday from what further sacrifices the heavily indebted Balkan nation needs to make to stay in the Eurozone to bailing on the common currency and reneging on promises to make deeper spending cuts...
  • Gas for 37 cents? Why fuel costs more or less elsewhere

     
    Nigerian oil prices. Why oil price vary so much among countries....
  • Spokesman: Clinton not seeking World Bank presidency

    A spokesman for Hillary Clinton swiftly and emphatically denied a report Thursday that the secretary of state was considering stepping down to seek the World Bank presidency in 2012. Reuters cited three unnamed sources in its report that Clinton was open...
  • Income inequality, the issue that won't go away

     
    In The fight to save the American dream It's not "class warfare." People have just realized how extreme inequality is wrecking our country, Bill Moyers and Michael Winship argue: If you get sick without health coverage, inequality matters. If you’...
  • Africa calls for World Bank reform after Nigerian denied top post

     
    Africans call for World Bank reform after Africa's candidate for World Bank president is passed over: African financial leaders called for the reform of the World Bank and its process for selecting its leader, dominated for six decades by the US, after...
  • Obama administration wants assistance package for workers before moving trade deals

    Reporting from Washington -- President Obama won't send three pending free trade agreements to Congress for consideration until lawmakers agree to expand a federal assistance program for American workers affected by the trade deals, administration...
  • Money laundering, tax evasion suck billions from Mexican economy

     
    The Mexican economy is "hemorrhaging" billions of dollars annually because of money laundering, tax evasion and other corruption, a new study has found....
  • Website helps immigrants compare fees to send money home

     
    Remittances, Central America, Dominican Republic, World Bank: Immigrants from Central America and the Dominican Republic can go online to compare the cost of sending money from the United States to relatives back home....
  • Cars.com News Briefs: Feb. 3, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: On the heels of a free-trade agreement between the U.S. and South Korea, Ford plans to expand its sales in the country by 50% to about 6,000 vehicles in 2012, the Detroit......
  • 'Easily affordable' to save 2 million children, report says

     
    The world could save 2 million children every year if it helped the neediest countries take 13 recommended steps to conquer malnutrition, according to a new report from Save the Children....
  • Where women hold power -- it may surprise you

     
    Women remain underrepresented politically in most countries, including wealthier countries such as the United States and Brazil....