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LONDON, March 28- Copper rose on Friday, climbing to its highest in 2-1/ 2 weeks, as speculation gathered pace that China could step-in to stimulate its economy and lift demand for industrial metals.
SYDNEY, March 28- London copper edged higher on Friday, moving further away from more than three-year lows hit earlier this month, as hopes for stimulus in top metals user China put it on target for its biggest weekly rise in six months.
LONDON, March 21- The future of two big loans for oil trading firm Gunvor and petrochemicals group Sibur were thrown into doubt after Russian businessman Gennady Timchenko appeared on the US sanctions list over Russia's involvement in Crimea and Ukraine.
CARACAS, March 21- While hemophilia sufferer Sergio Tovar lay in agony for five days at a hospital in Venezuela, his friends and family scoured hospitals and pharmacies looking for life-saving drugs. Eventually a cousin, Jenny Sequeda, helped find a substitute for the protein coagulant Tovar needs for his blood condition.
Entrepreneurial activity is bubbling up around the globe—from Africa to South America—as more governments look for avenues of economic growth.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Jim Lentz, CEO of Toyota North America, discuss its plan to export Corollas built in Mississippi to Latin America and the Caribbean.
Fistfights broke out in Venezuela's parliament on Tuesday during an angry session linked to the South American nation's bitter election dispute.
"We will fight for bank secrecy. We are no tax haven," Austria's finance minister said after a group led by Europe's six biggest countries pledged to work together to tackle tax havens.
The Carnival Dream was stuck in a Caribbean port with equipment trouble Thursday, a month after the Triumph was disabled by a fire that stranded thousands.
German hedge fund manager Florian Homm, who had been a fugitive for more than five years, was arrested in Italy on U.S. fraud charges, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.
Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!
At least two dozen heads of state were due to attend Hugo Chavez's funeral on Friday during an outpouring of grief for the charismatic but divisive Venezuelan leader who changed the face of politics in South America.
Thousands of relieved passengers poured ashore from a stinking cruise ship on Friday after five days adrift in the Gulf of Mexico with overflowing toilets and stench filled cabins.
The top Senate Democrat on Sunday predicted that Congress will pass and send to President Barack Obama legislation overhauling the U.S. immigration system, saying "things are looking really good." Obama last week expressed hope Congress can get a deal done on immigration, possibly in the first half of the year.
NEW YORK/ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 6- Storm-weary residents across the New York and New Jersey area encountered confusion and long lines as they went to cast ballots in the presidential election on Tuesday, and regional officials began scrambling to prepare for a new weather threat due as early as Wednesday.
MEXICO CITY, Nov 6- Carlos Slim's America Movil, the top cellphone company in Latin America, will not pursue an additional seat on Telekom Austria's board for now, Chief Executive Daniel Hajj said on Tuesday.
Nov 6- Superstorm Sandy will slash earnings at New Jersey casinos and benefit home repair and discount retailers but have limited impact on other sectors and is unlikely to trigger credit downgrades, credit agency Moody's Investors Service said.
*New York, New Jersey move to help voters cast ballots. ROCKAWAY PARK, N.Y./ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 6- Already exhausted from a massive cleanup and nightmarish commutes to work, thousands of U.S. voters in storm-struck New York and New Jersey encountered confusion and long lines as they tried to cast ballots in a cliffhanger presidential election.
*New York, New Jersey move to help voters cast ballots. NEW YORK/ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 6- Already faced with a massive cleanup and nightmarish commutes to work, thousands of U.S. voters in storm-struck New York and New Jersey may have a tough time voting on Tuesday in a cliffhanger presidential election.
NEW YORK/ BELMAR, N.J., Nov 5- Commuters battled unruly crowds and snarled traffic to return to work Monday, a week after superstorm Sandy devastated the U.S. The devastation could also send ripples through Tuesday's presidential election, with President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney locked in a close race.