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Deregulation, the Forsaken Panacea for Climate Change

Sunil Sharan | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Sunil Sharan

America is stuck. Yet deregulation, a concept all but renounced by the country a decade back in the wake of California's energy crisis, holds the potential to unlock the gates to climatic heaven.

Dubai Camel Milk Producers Hope To Export 'Camelicious' Brand

BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The camels know the drill by heart. Just after dawn, they file on their own -- always in groups of 12 -- into met...

U.S. Tells Israel That Iran Nuke 'Dash' Could Take A Year

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — U.S. officials have convinced Israel that Iran needs at least a year to develop a nuclear weapon, dimming prospects of an Israeli s...

We're Screwed, Not Even in the Right Game

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

We simply don't get it in the USA and EU. The Chinese eat our lunch while we busy ourselves in silly ideological Left vs. Right fights over control of Washington, Westminster and Brussels.

A Party-Driven Process: Kyoto Protocol? Copenhagen Accord?

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tina Gerhardt

Bonn, Germany -- Already at the last UNFCCC meeting in June, the majority of nations -- aside from airing their grievances over how the negotiating pr...

Berlusconi Faces Uncertain Political Future

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — Silvio Berlusconi has survived corruption charges, a sex scandal and a nasty public divorce, but a break with a key ally could spell the begi...

Can The EU Survive Europe's Crisis?

AP | JANE WARDELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Forged out of the ashes of World War II and the end of the Cold War, the European Union was meant to create peace and prosperity across...

EU Looks To A Bank Tax To Pay For Future Bailouts

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS — Banks should pay a levy to help prevent future bailouts and shield taxpayers from the burden of multibillion euro (dollar) rescues, t...

Reality Check: Who Are the Factual Journalists?

Ali Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Safavi

In "Who are the Terrorists," Kenneth Timmerman rehashes absurd tabloid allegations against the main Iranian opposition group, the Mujahedin-e Khalq.

European Economy Needs Major Reforms, Warns EU Leader

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


European Debt Crisis: 'One False Move' Could Trigger Another U.S. Downturn | Howard Schneider and Neil Irwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the average American, that seemingly distant sequence of events could translate into another hit on the 401(k) plan, a lost factory shift if expor...

EU Bank "Stress Tests": Only 7.6% Fail

AP | PAN PYLAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — The results are in: Only seven of 91 European banks flunked the "stress tests" aimed at clearing up market fears about the strength of ...

Analysis: Markets Won't Wait For EU On Debt

AP | BRADLEY S. KLAPPER and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA — Can anything stop the euro's decline? With the single currency facing the biggest crisis of its existence, European governments this m...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

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DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

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Euro Crisis: EU About To Experience An American-Style Credit Crunch

McClatchy | Kevin G. Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Q: Isn't this reminiscent of the turbulent fall of 2008? A: Yes. The fear gripping Europe is leading to a rise in short-term lending rates, and tha...

EU Wants To Flood Derivatives Market With Light

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


Trichet: Europe's Economy In Deepest Crisis Since World War II

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN — The President of the European Central Bank is quoted as saying that he still sees Europe's economy in its deepest crisis since World Wa...

Argentina: Greek Financial Rescue Is Doomed To Fail

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

AVELLANEDA, Argentina — Gregorio Lopez has a message for the Greek workers who are protesting deep cuts in salaries and pensions that come with ...

Volcker | Simon Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 14 (Bloomberg) -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said he's concerned that the euro area may break up after the Greek fiscal crisis t...

Another Blow To The EU -- Portugal Gets Downgraded

AP | BARRY HATTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LISBON, Portugal — Moody's credit rating agency downgraded Portugal's debt on Tuesday, casting fresh doubt on the country's ability to weather i...

European Debt Crisis: EU Plans Closer Spending Scutiny

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS — European Union officials urged a crackdown on widespread government overspending, calling Wednesday for much closer economic coordina...

Fed Opens Line Of Credit To Europe

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve late Sunday opened a program to ship U.S. dollars to Europe in a move to head off a broader financial crisis on...

Europe Financial Defense Package: Agreement Reached On Massive Preemptive Bailout

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS — A bold $1 trillion rescue by the European Union halted the slide of the euro on Monday and sent markets soaring worldwide in a gambit...