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  • Jacklin: Tiger ready to shake up golfing world

    Former British Open champion Tony Jacklin took a leaf out of Muhammad Ali's book on Wednesday by declaring that Tiger Woods could be ready to shock the golfing world at this week's British Open. Many pundits have written off the 38-year-old American's...
  • U.S. sanctions set to slow Rosneft's dollar debt, not oil deals

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Barack Obama aimed a direct blow at Russia's economic heart on Wednesday with sanctions on Rosneft, the flagship oil giant that generates more than 4 percent of the world's crude and over 8 percent of the country's GDP. But...
  • U.S. hits oil giant Rosneft, other firms with toughest Russia sanctions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama imposed the biggest package of U.S. economic sanctions yet on Russia on Wednesday, hitting Russia's largest oil producer Rosneft and other energy, financial and defense firms, with what he called significant...
  • Inventors struggle to protect patents in Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When Malagasy entrepreneur Andry Ravololonjatovo came up with the idea of a hi-tech translation service named after a local bird, the Drongo, he hesitated about registering the patent. In many countries in Africa, protection of...
  • In North Dakota's oil bonanza, natural gas goes up in flames

    In North Dakota's oil bonanza, natural gas goes up in flames
    Frank and Wanda Leppell once lived on a quiet cattle ranch in the middle of a rolling prairie, the lowing of cattle and the chirping of sparrows forming a pleasant soundtrack to their mornings. No more. Not since the pasture they began leasing in 2009...
  • All is forgiven, LeBron

    All is forgiven, LeBron
    Oh. Hell. Yeah. As arguably the most rabid Ohio sports fan in RedEye's universe, it's my duty to totally freak out in a real macro, where were you when they shot Kennedy? "Ten Days That Shook the World" kinda way. LeBron came home. As a Cavs fan...
  • 'Peak soil' threatens future global food security

    LONDON (Reuters) - The challenge of ensuring future food security as populations grow and diets change has its roots in soil, but the increasing degradation of the earth's thin skin is threatening to push up food prices and increase deforestation.    ...
  • Seven NATO countries end Black Sea war games

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Seven NATO countries completed naval exercises in the Black Sea on Thursday, officials said, in a signal of the alliance's resolve to support east European members who have been unnerved by Russia's behavior in the Ukraine crisis....
  • Are Swiss trading houses turning into banks? Not quite

    LONDON (Reuters) - The world's top trading houses appear to be quickly turning into commodity finance banks, by lending billions of dollars to clients as a decades-long dominance of French banks shrinks. The fast growing trend has made big headlines in...
  • Latest U.S. sanctions hit Russian assets, rouble at six-week low

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian shares fell 2.3 percent on Thursday after Washington imposed its toughest economic sanctions yet on Russian energy, financial and defense firms, also hitting the rouble and the country's sovereign dollar bonds. The U.S....
  • U.S., allies use economic scare tactics in talks with Iran

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Behind closed doors in a 19th-century Viennese palace, U.S. and European negotiators have tried to scare Iran with facts and figures showing that without a swift nuclear deal it will plunge further into economic ruin. In conference...