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  • Lawmakers to test EU's five billion euro carbon permit giveaway

    LONDON (Reuters) - European lawmakers will vote next week on whether to force Brussels officials to rethink giving billions of euros worth of carbon allowances away for free to heavy industries, after a senior Green member lodged an objection. The...
  • The Week Ahead

    The Week Ahead
    It's another busy week coming up for Hampton Roads readers! UPDATED/CORRECTED Sept. 17 Tonight's lecture on tattooing and author talk about "The Collection" by Pops and Kathy Maguire will take place at the Mariners' Museum main lobby, 100 Museum Drive,...
  • A minimum-wage hike finds hope in U.S. heartland

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's push to raise the minimum wage, which has largely found success in liberal-leaning coastal states to date, could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections. Voters in the...
  • Coca-Cola's Surge is back, already sold out on Amazon

    Coca-Cola's Surge is back, already sold out on Amazon
    Ready for a serious '90s flashback? Coca-Cola on Monday brought back Surge, its Mountain Dew-ish citrus-flavored soda, after a hiatus of about a dozen years. But it was only available on Amazon.com, where the drink has already sold out. The Facebook...
  • Can Penn State and Rutgers forge a true rivalry?

    The last time Penn State played Rutgers, the coaches ran off the field cursing at each other. Nineteen years later, one team is trying to renew the rivalry with similar fight. Penn State visits Rutgers' campus the night of Saturday, Sept. 13 for the...
  • Italy employers slash GDP forecasts, hike deficit, debt

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's economy will shrink in 2014 for a third year running, while the public debt will continue to rise, employers' association Confindustria said on Tuesday. Gross domestic product will fall this year by 0.4 percent following declines...
  • Switzerland takes on its top drugmakers in price row

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland, home to the world's two biggest drugmakers, might be expected to give them an easy ride. But Roche and Novartis are finding no immunity in their home market from a European-wide price squeeze. Governments and healthcare...
  • Special Report: Poultry firms systematically feed low-dose antibiotics to flocks

    ATLANTA/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Major U.S. poultry firms are administering antibiotics to their flocks far more pervasively than regulators realize, posing a potential risk to human health. Internal records examined by Reuters reveal that some of the nation'...
  • Trial begins for Florida mayor accused of corruption

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Former Homestead, Florida, Mayor Steven Bateman went on trial in Monday on charges he illegally held a $125-an-hour consulting job while serving in office and used his position to fast-track construction deals. Bateman, 59, arrested...
  • Windsor School Board To Consider Censure Of Santos

    WINDSOR — The board of education is expected to discuss and vote Tuesday on a proposal to censure board President Cristina Santos. The agenda item calling for a censure vote was brought by four Republican board members. Santos is also a Republican....
  • After standoff, Vale and China's Cosco both claim shipping victory

    RIO DE JANEIRO/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - In the end, the answer to Brazilian miner Vale's Chinese shipping problem turned out to be in the problem itself. For two years, Vale SA's Valemax mega-ships - designed to cut the costs of transporting iron ore to...