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  • Lawmakers in Catalonia demand referendum on independence from Spain

    Lawmakers in Catalonia demand referendum on independence from Spain
    MADRID -- Lawmakers in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia voted Thursday to demand powers to hold a referendum on independence from Spain, ramping up their confrontation with a central government determined to avoid the breakup of the country....
  • No union, no pound, British official warns Scots backing independence

    LONDON – Escalating the fight against secession, the British government warned Thursday that Scotland would lose the right to continue using the pound as its currency if voters there say yes to a historic referendum on independence this fall....
  • As EU doors open, Bulgarian and Romanian migrants see minds closing

    BERLIN — The last time she checked, Katya Tasheva had the normal number of limbs and eyes. So she feels a nasty shock of non-recognition, she says, when German news reports warn of a coming invasion of people like her — Bulgarians — as...
  • Italy's new prime minister, Matteo Renzi, 39, is sworn in

    Italy's new prime minister, Matteo Renzi, 39, is sworn in
    ROME -- Matteo Renzi, 39, was sworn in as Italy’s youngest ever prime minister Saturday alongside the most youthful Cabinet of ministers ever to govern Italy, half of whom are women. Renzi, the former mayor of Florence, has no political experience...
  • FDA to strengthen rules on imported foods

    FDA to strengthen rules on imported foods
    In an effort to avoid illness outbreaks from imported foods, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed new rules that would require importers to verify that their suppliers' standards are on par with those of domestic growers and processors....
  • Fed communication, timing key to reduce risk of stimulus exit: IMF

    Fed communication, timing key to reduce risk of stimulus exit: IMF
    WASHINGTON -- Clear communication and proper timing are key to the Federal Reserve ending its unprecedented stimulus efforts without damaging the improving U.S. economic recovery, the International Monetary Fund said Friday. With Fed policymakers set to...
  • Treasury official Lael Brainard to step down, could be Fed nominee

    Treasury official Lael Brainard to step down, could be Fed nominee
    WASHINGTON -- Lael Brainard, the Treasury department's top official in dealing with global financial issues, will step down this week amid speculation she could be nominated to the Federal Reserve Board. Brainard has served as undersecretary for...
  • After six quarters of decline, Eurozone economy expands

    After six quarters of decline, Eurozone economy expands
    The Eurozone, which has struggled with a debt crisis and a prolonged recession, saw its economy expand for the first time in 18 months, according to figures released Wednesday. Eurostat, the European Union’s statistical agency, said the...
  • Greece handing pink slips to more than 25,000 public employees

    Greece handing pink slips to more than 25,000 public employees
    ATHENS – Bowing to pressure from international lenders, Greece on Wednesday moved to put more than 25,000 state workers on notice for dismissal by the end of the year in the first official winnowing of its costly civil sector. The legislation,...
  • Merkel's conservatives strike power-sharing deal with German rivals

    Merkel's conservatives strike power-sharing deal with German rivals
    LONDON -- More than two months after voters cast their ballots, Germany took a major step toward finally forming a government Wednesday after leaders of the main political parties agreed on a common agenda that Chancellor Angela Merkel said would solidify...
  • Large-cap growth funds most resilient in 2011

    Large-cap growth funds have held up better than most other types of stock funds in 2011. Previously ignored, big-name companies that have rapidly rising earnings become more attractive in uncertain times than their riskier small-cap counterparts....