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U.S., Mexico reach tomato deal to avert trade war

The U.S. government and Mexican tomato growers reached a tentative agreement on Saturday that reduces the threat of a costly trade war stemming from a U.S. decision last year to pull out of a 1996...
Dreamliner 787

Japanese airlines ground Dreamliners after emergency landing

Japan's two leading airlines grounded their fleets of Boeing (BA.N) 787s on Wednesday after one of the Dreamliner passenger jets made an emergency landing, the latest in a series of incidents to...
Spain debt rises on aid to banks, regions, finance cost

Spain debt rises on aid to banks, regions, finance cost

Spain's debt levels are set to rise next year, piling pressure on the government to apply for aid as it pours funds in to cash-strapped regions, an ailing banking system and rising refinancing...
Qatar in talks to buy Batista's $2 billion AUX stake

Qatar in talks to buy Batista's $2 billion AUX stake

Qatar Holding, the investment arm of the Gulf state's sovereign fund, is in advanced talks to buy a 49-percent stake in Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista's gold company AUX for about $2 billion,...
ECB mulls setting target bands for bond yields: sources

ECB mulls setting target bands for bond yields: sources

The European Central Bank is considering setting yield band targets under a new bond-buying program to allow it to keep its strategy shielded and avoid speculators trying to cash in, central bank...
Florida convicts leader of Colombian "narco sub" gang

Florida convicts leader of Colombian "narco sub" gang

The No. 2 figure in a Colombian drug gang that specialized in surreptitiously sending cocaine-laden "narco submarines" out of the South American country has been convicted of three drug conspiracy...

Brazil's Belo Monte dam risks delay after court order

The opening of Brazil's $13 billion Belo Monte dam in the Amazon could be delayed if a court order requiring construction to stop is not overturned by December, the head of the consortium building...

Analysis: Next hurdles for Brazil: sticky fingers, red tape

The ministry overseeing Brazil's new $66 billion infrastructure plan was also ground zero for a spectacular corruption scandal last year in which officials allegedly demanded 5 percent kickbacks on...

Spain exports a cushion, no springboard for growth

Spanish goods exports extended a strong run of growth in June, but a reliance on European buyers and the slow pace of structural reform mean policymakers' hopes that a rapidly improving trade...

Wal-Mart International Growth Slows, Shares Fall

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's (WMT.N) full-year profit may miss analysts' expectations as growth slows in its international markets, pressuring the company even as its U.S. discount stores continue to...

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