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  • Do those CTA heat lamps really make you feel warmer?

     Do those CTA heat lamps really make you feel warmer?
    It's a familiar winter scene: CTA train commuters, already braving cold and wind just to make it to their station, huddle beneath the orange-ish glow heat lamps as they await their train. But do those lamps actually make frosty riders any warmer? Each...
  • US trade deficit falls to $39 billion in November as foreign oil volumes hit 2-decade low

    The U.S. trade deficit fell in November to the lowest level in almost a year, thanks to the country's swiftly shrinking thirst for foreign oil. The deficit — imports minus exports — narrowed to $39 billion during the month, down 7.7 percent...
  • Protesters take to streets, spread message 'Je Suis Charlie' online after Paris attack

    Messages of condolence, outrage and defiance over the Paris terrorist attack on a newspaper office spread quickly around the world Wednesday with thousands of people taking to the streets to protest the killings and using the slogan "Je Suis Charlie" on...
  • EU lawyers check legality of terror finance deal with US amid calls to renegotiate agreement

    European Union lawyers are examining whether parts of a deal with the United States on tracking terrorist finances are legal amid calls to renegotiate the entire agreement. European Parliament civil liberties committee chairman Claude Moraes said...
  • Free tastes of French cheese at Cheeses of Europe fest in Santa Monica

    The Cheeses of Europe wants to ply Angelenos with free cheese at a Jan. 16 pop-up event in Santa Monica. The object? To turn occasional cheese eaters into bonafide turophiles (i.e. cheese aficionados). You’ll also be able to buy cheese at “...
  • EU offers Ukraine $2.12 billion in extra loans if it shows results from economic reforms

    The European Union has offered to give extra rescue loans to Ukraine, which is struggling with recession and a costly war, but only if it makes its promised economic and political reforms. The EU says it can give another 1.8 billion euros ($2.12 billion)...
  • Dark side of declining oil prices is economic pain for some countries

    Dark side of declining oil prices is economic pain for some countries
    Soaring demand from China kept oil prices above $100 a barrel for most of the last five years, but as growth slows there and elsewhere, the world is now awash in oil and its price has plummeted to less than $50 a barrel. Here is a look at the...
  • Acclaimed "Ida" about Holocaust and communism heralds Polish cinema renaissance

    A Polish movie vying for Golden Globe glory has raised hopes of a revival in the country's grand cinematic traditions — which include masters such as Roman Polanski, Andrzej Wajda and Krzysztof Kieslowski. "Ida," a reflective movie about the legacy...
  • European envoys work for Ukraine peace talks as fighting surges

    KIEV, Ukraine Envoys from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France worked to arrange a new round of peace talks as rebels stepped up attacks in eastern Ukraine and killed four government troops following the arrival of a Russian convoy. The push for new talks...
  • Cyprus' national airline to shut down after breaking EU rules on state financial aid

    Cyprus' national airline lost its operating license and stopped all flights after the European Union ruled that it had illegally received tens of millions of euros in state aid, officials said Friday. Finance Minister Harris Georgiades and Communications...
  • Russia says ruble crisis over as reserves dive, inflation climbs

    Russia says ruble crisis over as reserves dive, inflation climbs
    Russia said on Thursday its currency crisis was over even though its forex reserves have plunged and annual inflation has climbed above 10 percent, adding to the problems facing the government as it fights its worst economic crisis since 1998. The...