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  • U.S. oil output growth to slow as global prices sink: Obama adviser

    The United States will continue to boost oil production but falling global prices will slow down the pace, President Barack Obama's chief economic adviser said on Sunday. "Even at a lower price of oil we are going to continue to see an increase in the...
  • Merkel says Russia punishing countries for leaning towards EU

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel accused Russia on Sunday of interfering in the domestic affairs of numerous countries that are seeking closer ties to the European Union. "Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine are three countries in our eastern neighborhood that...
  • Spain's Rajoy sees growth of at least 2 pct next year

    Spain's economy should grow by at least two percent next year, making it the European Union's fastest growing economy, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said during a visit to Mexico on Sunday. "The government's forecast is that there will be...
  • Household, government spending keep euro zone economy growing in third quarter

    Rising household demand and steady government spending kept the euro zone economy growing in the third quarter despite a further fall in investment and a negative contribution from trade, data from the European Union's statistics office showed on Friday....
  • Europe barely passes global bank rules test

    The European Union only scraped through a test of whether it complies with global banking rules aimed at making the financial system safer and avoiding another global markets meltdown. The United States fared better in complying with bank capital rules...
  • Smug Obama administration duped the public

     Smug Obama administration duped the public
    The viral video of the week, at least among policy wonks, shows one of Obamacare's key architects saying that the health care law passed only because the administration deceived the public. MIT professor Jonathan Gruber spoke candidly — and...
  • How realistic are the U.S.-China climate change goals?

    The newly announced landmark plans by the U.S. and China to limit their greenhouse gas emissions left open the question of how realistic the targets are. The plans feature a number of ambitious goals for each nation, but they face serious challenges. A...
  • Obama, Chinese president agree to landmark climate deal

    Reflecting the urgency and scale scientists have called for to cope with climate change, the U.S. and Chinese presidents laid out ambitious new targets Wednesday to cut pollution in a deal that negotiators hope will inspire similarly dramatic...
  • Sweden needs more measures to bolster banks, tackle debt: central bank report

    Sweden needs to take further measures to strengthen its banking system and head off the risks from high levels of household debt, the central bank said in its twice-yearly Financial Stability Report. "The Riksbank ... recommends Finansinspektionen (the...
  • David Cameron gets it on immigration

    There is nothing like a little heat from a third political party to get the attention of career politicians who wish to stay in office. Nigel Farage, leader of the upstart UK Independent Party (UKIP), has been turning up the heat on British Prime...
  • How do countries rank on corruption?

    How do countries rank on corruption?
    From war-ravaged backwaters to the world’s economic powerhouses, little progress was recorded over the last year in the fight against bribe-takers and backroom dealers, Transparency International reported in its annual corruption survey. More...