By SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
SAINT-EMILION, France (AP) - An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of France's finest wines. To the Saint-Emilion vineyard's CFO, they were clearly fakes - too
By FABIOLA SANCHEZAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuelans cast ballots in municipal elections Sunday, offering a glimpse of their judgment on the government's handling of economic troubles as President Nicolas Maduro faced his first electoral test since being elected in April.
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
Campbell Soup apologized Saturday for a tweet by its SpaghettiOs brand that marked the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks with a picture of its smiling mascot jauntily holding an American flag.
The Twitter account for the canned pasta brand had sent the
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICONAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - A Mexican senate committee on Saturday proposed the most dramatic oil reform in decades that would open the country's beleaguered, state-run sector to private companies and investment.
The Senate proposal would allow the government to
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSAssociated Press
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - China has its sights set on exporting its fruit to the United States. And that's OK with growers in Washington, who harvest the bulk of America's apple crop.
Having the world's No. 1 apple producer as a competitor may seem
By ANDREA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - It's not dog-eat-dog. Not just yet.
But as more and more islanders go into business for themselves under President Raul Castro's economic reforms, the ethos of capitalism is increasingly seeping into Cuban daily life, often in stark conflict
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to extend benefits for the long-term unemployed before they expire at the end of the year.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says more than one million Americans will lose benefits if lawmakers don't act. He says
By JIM HEINTZAssociated Press
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's opposition, preparing for what it hopes will be a gigantic protest rally on Sunday, says it will negotiate with President Viktor Yanukovych only if he fires the government and appoints a new one committed to deepening European
LONDON (AP) - Hundreds of flights were delayed or canceled at Britain's busiest airports Saturday after a technical glitch left the main air traffic control center unable to operate at full capacity for much of the day.
National Air Traffic Services, which controls England's crowded
By ALI AKBAR DAREINIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's president defended an interim nuclear deal that eases some of the international community's crippling economic sanctions in return for a freeze on part of the Islamic Republic's uranium enrichment activities, saying
By SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian police fired tear gas Sunday in an attempt to disperse supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president protesting at the dormitories of an Islamic university in Cairo.
Students at Al-Azhar University hurled rocks at the police and
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment, two federal lawmakers proposed Sunday that trains nationwide be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks.
"I know you're going to hear from Metro-North
by Spokane Chiefs Media RelationsThe Spokane Chiefs lost for the third straight time in as many meetings to the Seattle Thunderbirds this week, as a 3 goal third period lifted Seattle to a 4-2 win over the Chiefs in Kent, WA Saturday night. With the loss, Spokane fell 2 points back of the