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  • Chamber of Commerce: Obama's Cuba move offers US companies a chance to boost sales

    The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday that U.S. efforts to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and ease curbs on trade presents American companies with "extraordinary opportunities" to boost business by selling everything from cars to...
  • Russians face more misery as state prepares spending cuts, expects inflation to keep rising

    Russian government officials appealed for calm on Wednesday after predicting budget cuts and a further surge in inflation as the country faces its worst economic downturn in 15 years. With the currency and economy wilting under the twin blows of...
  • Russian currency extends its losses as price of country's valuable oil exports falls further

    The Russian ruble accelerated its fall on Tuesday amid a renewed decline in the price of the country's valuable oil exports. The currency was down more than 4 percent in afternoon trading in Moscow, at around 66 rubles per dollar. The ruble hit a...
  • Kremlin says Putin not invited by Poland to attend ceremony marking liberation of Auschwitz

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will not travel to a ceremony in Poland marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Auschwitz death camp, the Kremlin said Tuesday, a decision that reflects a chill in Russian ties with the West. Putin's...
  • No breakthrough in Russian, Ukrainian, French and German foreign minister talks on Ukraine

    The foreign ministers of Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France were unable to make enough progress in closed-door meetings Monday on the Ukrainian crisis to move ahead with a higher-level summit. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said their...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Marvel's Agent Carter' on ABC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 11 - 17, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------     SERIES Restaurant Startup In the season...
  • TV This Week Jan. 11 - 17: 'Whitney'

    TV This Week Jan. 11 - 17: 'Whitney'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 11 - 17, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY You know 'em, you love 'em, you can't...
  • Man of the year: Jonathan Gruber

    It's that time of year when the Man/Woman/Representative Figure of the Year is unveiled. Their pictures show up on magazine covers, the front pages of opinion sections and business quarterlies and whatever other publications choose to make a big to-do...
  • Russia calls West's linkage of Ukraine and terror fight 'childish'

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday accused Western leaders of excluding the Kremlin from diplomatic brainstorming on how to fight global terrorism as punishment for its role in the Ukraine crisis. Lavrov was in Paris for weekend...
  • Russian mezzo-soprano Obraztsova dies at age 75 at German clinic

    Russia's famed mezzo-soprano Elena Obraztsova, who has performed at the world's top opera houses, died Monday at age 75. Obraztsova's cultural foundation said in a statement that she died of cardiac arrest at a clinic in Germany, but didn't provide...
  • U.S. use of sanctions is riling some beyond the target countries

    U.S. use of sanctions is riling some beyond the target countries
    The Obama administration confronted a long list of security challenges last year, including Islamic State militants in Iraq, an increasingly aggressive Kremlin and longtime adversaries in Iran, North Korea and Syria. It responded to each with the same...