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  • Study: US manufacturers gaining competitiveness

    Study: US manufacturers gaining competitiveness

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:15 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:15:38 GMT
    U.S. manufacturers have grown more competitive over the past decade compared with factories in China, Brazil and most of the world's other major economies.
    U.S. manufacturers have grown more competitive over the past decade compared with factories in China, Brazil and most of the world's other major economies.
  • South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

    South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:05:32 GMT
    President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger.
    President Barack Obama stepped into the familiar role of chief consoler Friday as he arrived for meetings in South Korea, a key U.S. ally that is reeling from a deadly ferry disaster.
  • Protesters occupy remote oilfield in Peru

    Protesters occupy remote oilfield in Peru

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:05:02 GMT
    Indigenous protesters have occupied Peru's biggest oilfield in the Amazon jungle near Ecuador to demand the cleanup of decades of contamination from spilled crude.
    Indigenous protesters have occupied Peru's biggest oilfield in the Amazon jungle near Ecuador to demand the cleanup of decades of contamination from spilled crude.
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