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Power of "France Inc" on display in Sanofi boardroom coup

PARIS--Events at Sanofi this week cost a high-flying German-Canadian boss his job and global investors billions. They are also a reminder that corporate France carries the national interest in its DNA, and neglects its family duties at its peril.

Chris Viehbacher, sacked by a unanimous vote of his board on Wednesday, made the group into a multinational, a top five global drugmaker with a...

MasterCard profit driven by international business

mastercardNEW YORK-- MasterCard Inc reported a better-than-expected 15.5 percent jump in quarterly profit as efforts to expand...

Fifty-one countries sign OECD tax pact

taxBERLIN--Finance ministers and tax chiefs from 51 countries signed an agreement on Wednesday to automatically swap tax...

OPEC's Badri sees little output change in 2015, says don’t panic

LONDON--OPEC's oil production is unlikely to change much in 2015 and there is no need to panic at the crude price...

Facebook warns of increased spending

facebookSAN FRANCISCO--Facebook Inc warned on Tuesday of a dramatic increase in spending in 2015 and projected a slowdown in...

BP posts slump in Russian income but raises dividend

LONDON--BP's third-quarter results took a hit from declining oil prices and a sharp drop in income from Russia as...

Departing Barroso sees EU stronger after euro debt crisis

barrosoBRUSSELS--Outside the European Commission's hulking headquarters, a poster on a street lamp proclaims "Titanic: final...

Under full capital rules, 36 EU banks would have failed test

LONDON--Europe's banking health check has shown countries and lenders are implementing global capital rules at vastly...

ECB fails 25 banks in health check but problems largely solved

bankFRANKFURT--Roughly one in five of the euro zone's top lenders failed landmark health checks at the end of last year...

Wall Street finally turning on Amazon as Bezos magic fades

SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON--Amazon.com Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet.

The...

"We won't pay," furious Cameron tells EU summit over surprise bill

cameronBRUSSELS--In a vivid display of fury at European Union technocrats, British Prime Minister David Cameron refused to...

Cuban economists press for deeper reforms

HAVANA--Some of Cuba's best-known economists are openly questioning the very core of the Soviet-style command economy...

EU strikes compromise to set new climate target

merkelBRUSSELS--European Union leaders struck a deal on a new target to cut carbon emissions out to 2030, calling it a new...

Citigroup will revisit US court over Argentine bond payments

NEW YORK--A U.S. judge has scheduled a Dec. 2 hearing to weigh whether or not Citigroup Inc can process an expected...

China's growth slowest since global crisis, annual target at risk

pistoriusBEIJING--China grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the September quarter and risks missing...

McDonald's CEO acknowledges image problems after tough results

donaldsNEW YORK--McDonald's Corp Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson owned up to some corporate image problems on Tuesday...

Germany and France to seek deal on investment, reforms

europeBERLIN--Germany and France sought to paper over deep differences about how to bolster a faltering European economy...

Apple's iPhone sales beat Street

SAN FRANCISCO--Apple Inc forecast a strong holiday quarter after a better-than-expected 16 percent jump in iPhone...

Lufthansa cancels flights due to pilots strike, train stoppage strands millions

strikeFRANKFURT/BERLIN--German airline Lufthansa cancelled 1,450 flights after a pilots union called for a strike on Monday...

India ends diesel controls, raises natural gas prices

NEW DELHI--India's government on Saturday lifted diesel price controls and raised the cost of natural gas, giving...

Russia, Ukraine reach tentative gas deal after tough Milan talks

ukraineMILAN--Russia and Ukraine made progress on Friday towards resolving a dispute over gas supplies in time for winter...

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Residents want road repaired ‘as promised’
Friday, 31 October 2014
SUCKER GARDEN--Residents of Chin Cactus Drive are expressing frustration over its continued... Read more...
Governor should play a more active role, says expert Nauta
Friday, 31 October 2014
~ British system can serve as an example ~ THE HAGUE--The Governors of Aruba, Curaçao and St.... Read more...
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Barbadian couple missing at sea for five days found alive
Thursday, 30 October 2014
CASTRIES, St. Lucia--A Barbadian husband and wife, who left St. Lucia over the weekend for Barbados... Read more...
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Crisis fuelled resurgence of horse-drawn carriages
Thursday, 30 October 2014
HAVANA, Cuba--Up and down the streets of towns and cities in Cuba go horse-drawn carriages with... Read more...
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Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride, negotiations fail
Thursday, 30 October 2014
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine--A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative... Read more...
Kerry calls reported US slur of Israel's Netanyahu 'damaging'
Thursday, 30 October 2014
WASHINGTON--The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit" by an... Read more...
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Clashes erupt as Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting
Thursday, 30 October 2014
JERUSALEM--Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having... Read more...
Genetic differences affect Ebola survival
Thursday, 30 October 2014
CHICAGO--Scientists have been puzzling for years over why some people survive Ebola while many... Read more...
Power of "France Inc" on display in Sanofi boardroom coup
Friday, 31 October 2014
PARIS--Events at Sanofi this week cost a high-flying German-Canadian boss his job and global... Read more...
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MasterCard profit driven by international business
Friday, 31 October 2014
NEW YORK-- MasterCard Inc reported a better-than-expected 15.5 percent jump in quarterly profit as... Read more...
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Assessing the instruction: Maastricht chickens
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Dear Editor, In his opinion piece "Judging the instruction," The Daily Herald, 10/28/14, Robbie... Read more...
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Fed up already
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Dear Queenie, My fiancée and I will be getting married next year. My problem is her mother. She... Read more...
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Hodge and Fleming dominate Women’s Basketball weekend
Thursday, 30 October 2014
SUCKER GARDEN--Chantel Hodge scored 14 points and had nine rebounds as she led Thunderz to a 37-28... Read more...
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Murray in Tour Finals, Djokovic and Federer win
Thursday, 30 October 2014
PARIS-- Andy Murray's recent resurgence continued when the Briton qualified for the ATP World Tour... Read more...
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Alan Cumming believes in putting everything out there
Friday, 31 October 2014
BOSTON--Scottish actor Alan Cumming has won accolades for his performances, including current... Read more...
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A Minute With: Sean Hannity on 'disconcerting' election, matchmaking
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
LOS ANGELES--Sean Hannity, the longtime Fox News Channel anchor and strong voice for American... Read more...
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Shankara's Health in Beauty event this weekend!
Thursday, 30 October 2014
~ With Kerrie Bayliss ~ Get your beauty on with Shankara and the line’s brand ambassador, Kerrie... Read more...
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The life of an aesthetician!
Thursday, 30 October 2014
~ Charlotte Hawkins' beauty secrets ~ It was a massage-therapist friend of mine who first made me... Read more...
Editorial - On the side of caution
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Questions were being asked following Wednesday’s plane crash off the St. Maarten coast in which... Read more...
Editorial - Last line
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Although the topic may be an unpleasant one, the follow-up report in today's paper on an... Read more...
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Notices October 31
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Saturday, November 1 HIV TESTING Free and confidential HIV testing organised by the St. Maarten... Read more...
Notices October 30
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Saturday, November 1 HIV TESTING Free and confidential HIV testing organised by the St. Maarten... Read more...