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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Exclusive: U.S., Brazil close to ending cotton trade rift - sources

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The United States and Brazil are close to settling a decade-old trade dispute over cotton subsidies, three Brazilian sources close to the talks told Reuters, in what would be the first concrete step to repair ties hurt by an espionage...

    China OKs iPhone 6 sale after Apple addresses security concerns

    China OKs iPhone 6 sale after Apple addresses security concerns
    BEIJING (Reuters) - The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc reassuring the Chinese government that the smartphones did not have security "backdoors" through which U.S. agencies can access users'...

    EEUU y Brasil están cerca de resolver disputa comercial sobre algodón: fuentes

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Estados Unidos y Brasil están cerca de resolver una disputa comercial de una década sobre las subvenciones al algodón, dijeron a Reuters tres fuentes brasileñas cercanas a las negociaciones, en la que sería la primera medida...

    New documents show legal basis for NSA surveillance programs

    New documents show legal basis for NSA surveillance programs
    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Documents released by the U.S. government show it views an executive order issued in 1981 as the basis of most of the National Security Agency's surveillance activities, the American Civil Liberties Union said on Monday....