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  • Hope for Roquefort fans

    Hope for Roquefort fans
    On a recent afternoon, customers of the Los Angeles gourmet shop Joan's on Third were greeted with a one-pound wedge of L'Aigle Noir Roquefort, its blue-speckled innards showcased on a glass pedestal amid tidy piles of other artisan cheeses. Hanging above...
  • The Hartford, Other Insurers Sued Over 'Dumping' Of Cheap Chinese Foods

    What can you make with cheap crawfish, garlic, canned mushrooms and honey? A class action lawsuit, say U.S. food producers who are suing The Hartford and other insurers for nearly $1 billion in damages. The suit, filed Tuesday, spotlights how the...
  • Website levels the wine industry playing field

    Website levels the wine industry playing field
    Like most U.S. business sectors, the wine business has been transformed by e-commerce. Even if restrictions on interstate shipping have limited that commerce to 38 states, the Internet as a wine marketplace is robust by any measure. In the last four...
  • Feds, retailer recall deadly dart sets

    Feds, retailer recall deadly dart sets
    Following deaths of children in Chicago and Milwaukee, federal regulators on Monday recalled 1.8 million dart gun sets — a toy that federal officials and the toy's importer knew was deadly more than three years ago. For the family of Kentrell...
  • Jobless data downside surprises experts

     
    by Frank James More bad economic news today on the unemployment front. Jobless claims climbed to the highest level in seven years last month. What's truly unnerving is that the numbers are coming in even worse than economists and other......
  • Today's News From the Cars.com Family

     
    One reader has a question about the 2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged, and Ask.cars.com goes in search of horsepower numbers. Then, PickupTrucks.com talks to an importer who says the Mahindra trucks have come a long way. Finally, MotherProof....
  • SYM Symba scooter offers alternative in a sea of Vespa wannabes [Updated]

     
    You may recognize the machine -- but not the manufacturer. It’s the classic Honda Cub as made by the Taiwanese company SYM. It’s called the Symba, which, any parent who’s watched "The Lion King" 100 too many times can tell......
  • U.S. trade deficit up nearly 10% to $36.4 billion in November

     
    The U.S. trade deficit shot up nearly 10% to $36.4 billion in November, hitting a 10-month high, the Department of Commerce said today.Demand for imports is growing, as the nation’s economy slowly gets back on its feet. Imports totaled $174.6......
  • Laboratory monkey deaths due to negligence prompt animal activists to call for crackdown on researchers

     
    SPARKS, Nev. — Workers at a Nevada research lab were checking on a primate room when they came across a ghastly sight: Thirty dead monkeys were essentially cooked alive after someone left the heater on. Two others were near death......
  • In a twist, China posts a trade deficit

     
    China reported its first monthly trade deficit in six years Saturday. The unusual news comes as the country's trade partners -- namely the United States -- have been clamoring for Beijing to reduce its trade surpluses by strengthening its currency.......
  • Wall Street Roundup: More Lehman trickery? WaMu in the spotlight.

     
    Trade deficit up. Growing demand for imports has driven up the U.S. trade deficit, according to new Commerce Department figures. Both imports and exports rose in February. More Lehman trickery? Lehman used a shadowy company -- an "alter ego" firm......