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  • Films Boutique Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' with 'Monument to Michael Jackson'

    Berlin-based sales company Films Boutique has kick-started international sales on comedy "Monument to Michael Jackson," which world premiered Tuesday at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. Sale demonstrates the fest's ability to be a launch-pad for auteur...
  • U.S. imposes tariffs on steel from nine countries accused of dumping

    The U.S. government on Friday announced substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of steel products imported from South Korea and eight other countries. The much-anticipated decision marks one of the largest dumping cases...
  • Bob Dinneen: Renewables can put brakes on high gas prices

    As Americans hop in their cars this summer, gasoline prices are at a six-year high. Thanks to surging demand and continued turmoil in Iraq, gas is quickly approaching $4 per gallon. With prices rising so fast, there's never been a more important time for...
  • U.S. moves to levy tariffs on steel from South Korea, 8 other nations

    U.S. moves to levy tariffs on steel from South Korea, 8 other nations
    The U.S. government moved to impose substantial punitive tariffs on hundreds of millions of dollars of imported steel products from South Korea and eight other countries, a much-anticipated decision that marks one of the largest anti-dumping cases in...
  • Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

    Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region
    Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers. But change is coming. Two...
  • Executive Profile: Jennifer Holmgren

    Executive Profile: Jennifer Holmgren
    The discovery of a tiny microbe inside a rabbit's gut wooed Jennifer Holmgren away from the company where she had worked for 23 years and into the arms of a little known startup, LanzaTech New Zealand Limited. This wasn't just any microbe. Inside a test...
  • Costa Concordia being floated in final phase of salvage

    ROME Salvage workers began floating the wreck of the Costa Concordia on Monday, more than two years after the cruise ship hit a reef and partly capsized off a Tuscan island. Technicians began working to raise the ship 2 metres by pumping air into tanks...
  • Libyan militia tighten control of Tripoli airport

    U.S. embassy evacuated as Tripoli becomes 'war zone'
    Amid enveloping chaos in Libya, the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli has been shut down and its staff taken to safety in neighboring Tunisia, the State Department said Saturday. The embassy is near the area where some of the heaviest fighting has occurred, and...
  • Europe wants the energy, but not the fracking

    WASHINGTON Fracking for oil and natural gas remains slow to take hold in Europe in spite of deepening fears over the continent's energy dependence on Russia. Europe is under increasing pressure internally and from the United States to cut energy...
  • Pump prices likely to dip this week

    Gas prices Gas prices in South Florida are expected to keep declining this week, as concerns recede over supply disruptions in Iraq. But prices spikes could occur later this hurricane-season, should a storm in the Gulf of Mexico affect oil refineries...
  • Egypt raises taxes on cigarettes and alcohol

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt raised the sales tax on cigarettes by up to 120 percent on Sunday and doubled the tax on alcohol as part of a series of measures to curb the budget deficit and reform the economy. The decisions were taken by President Abdel Fattah...