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  • As U.K. Internet surfers prepare for major changes to the availability of online porn, U.S. porn companies are scrambling to determine the consequences for their bottom lines.

  • A cellphone photo of the picnicking American tourist group before they were rescued from an ice slab that broke off in Iceland.

    A group of American tourists have been rescued from a drifting Icelandic iceberg that broke off from land as they were trying to picnic on it.

  • Fatigued by years of austerity and swayed by promises of debt relief, Icelandic voters dumped the Social Democrats from power on Saturday,returning a center-right government that ruled over its financial collapse five years ago.

  • Who's winning the "Game of Thrones?" As the Lannister and Stark clans battle it out, these three countries are cashing in.

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    Europe's financial crisis is costing lives, with suicides and infectious diseases on the rise, yet politicians are not addressing the problem, health experts say.

  • The $2.3- billion project by the small, British company London Mining Plc would also bring diesel power plants, a road and a port near Greenland's capital Nuuk.

  • LONDON-- Britain's Serious Fraud Office has ended an investigation of Iceland's Kaupthing bank after concluding there was insufficient evidence to justify extending the three-year probe.

  • *Iceland c.bank keeps rates unchanged. STOCKHOLM, Oct 3- Iceland's central bank kept interest rates unchanged at 5.75 percent on Wednesday and said it expected to have to tighten policy in the near future as its economy recovers.

  • BRISBANE, Calif.-- InterMune Inc. said Tuesday that Canadian regulators approved its lung-disease drug Esbriet. InterMune said Health Canada approved Esbriet as a treatment for mild-to-moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in adults.

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    The Bank of Japan eases, euro traders take profits, and Iceland says later for the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    Greece's election hangs over the market, but the Aussie is undaunted — it's time for your FX Fix.

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    A rate cut dents the Aussie dollar and economic blues hit the buck - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Iceland with Háteigskirkja Lutheran Church and mount Esja in distance.

    Support is growing for Iceland to adopt the currency of the Great White North.

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    Iceland's Progressive Party wants to stop trying to join the euro and adopt the Canadian dollar instead.

  • Iceland with Háteigskirkja Lutheran Church and mount Esja in distance.

    If you have interest in eating pancakes with a president, sushi with a mayor, or a footbath with a government minister, this may be the time to make a trip to Iceland.

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    A Chinese tycoon plans to buy a vast tract of Icelandic land for a $100 million tourism project which critics fear could give Beijing a strategic foothold in the North Atlantic, the FT reports.

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    The euro zone is stressing and central bankers are talking - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Punkaharju, FINLAND: Iceland's Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde waves to photographers after steering a timber tractor during the Nordic premiers meeting in Punkaharju, 19 June 2007. The Nordic Prime Ministers meet in Punkaharju to discuss current topics on the United Nations and the European Union. AFP PHOTO LEHTIKUVA / Pekka Sakki *** FINLAND OUT *** (Photo credit should read PEKKA SAKKI/AFP/Getty Images)

    Geir Haarde, Iceland's former prime minister, has been charged with criminal negligence over his part in the collapse of the country's banking sector in 2008, the first credible attempt to hold a head of government accountable for the failures in oversight that led to the global financial crisis.

  • How unloved is the euro? Even Iceland is spewing the single currency. Time for your FX Fix.

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    The dollar is stronger - really - and Iceland is planning a slow thaw. Your daily FX Fix, right here.