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  • Exclusive: Mexico seeks 1 million sugar export floor in trade dispute with U.S.

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico is seeking a floor on sugar exports of at least 1 million tons per year and insists the United States drop anti-dumping claims against its southern neighbor to resolve a sugar trade dispute, a Mexican source close to the talks said on Tuesday.
  • Cargill disputes link to child slavery claims on Ivory Coast cocoa farms

    MINNEAPOLIS Cargill, Inc. has asked a federal court to overrule a judicial decision that linked the company to child slavery in the cocoa industry. Three men claim in the suit that they were abducted as children from Mali and forced to work on cocoa...

    Dan Esty Says Climate Change Deal Needs Grassroots Push

    Dan Esty Says Climate Change Deal Needs Grassroots Push
    After two decades of international meetings on climate change have failed to reach consensus, the environmental world is beginning to sense a change in direction. The impacts of climate change no longer are being projected, they are being observed and...

    U.N. questions Israel on Palestinians' rights

    GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. experts questioned Israeli officials on Monday over alleged rights abuses ranging from the demolition of Palestinian houses and the expansion of Jewish settlements to limited Palestinian access to water and their farmland. Israel'...

    New job target for Swedish central bank faces huge legal obstacles

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The new Swedish government's hopes of introducing an employment goal for the central bank are likely to be stillborn as any relevant adjustments would require EU treaty changes, legal experts say. New center-left Prime Minister...