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August 19, 2018 6:24 PM Iran lawmakers target Rouhani's finance minister as sanctions bite

LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian lawmakers launched impeachment proceedings against the finance minister on Sunday, ramping up pressure on the president who is already facing attacks from hardliners over his handling of the economy in the face of new U.S. sanctions. A group of 33 MPs signed a motion accusing the minister, Masoud Karbasian, of being unable 78

August 8, 2018 11:20 AM Iran's minister of labor sacked by parliament

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare, Ali Rabiei, was sacked by parliament on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest shuffle in top economic posts as the Islamic Republic struggles to stabilize its economy. The Iranian economy is beset by high unemployment, a spiraling rial, which has lost half its value 74

March 19, 2018 7:20 PM Cuba opens wholesale market to sell basic staples

HAVANA – Cuba has opened up its first wholesale market in an economy dominated by government-run enterprises. State-run newspaper Granma says the market is part of an ongoing effort to "reorganize" commerce on the communist island. The market will sell beans, beer, sugar, cigars and other basic staples for 20 to 30 percent less than the products are sold throughout 68

October 11, 2017 4:06 PM Arts guide: What's in Houston museum and galleries

Houston is full of art and artists whose work is as diverse and colorful as the city they call home. Here's a collection of galleries and museums showcasing local and touring art. All shows are free unless otherwise noted. Archway Gallery: "Embraced by the Void: Cecilia Villanueva," through Nov. 2; 2305 Dunlavy; 713-522-2409, archwaygallery 76

October 11, 2016 3:33 PM The Latest: Hurricane Matthew’s US death toll rises to 27

Officials in Robeson County, North Carolina, have found the body of a man who was in a car that was washed away in the flooding that followed Hurricane Matthew. Emergency Management Director Stephanie Chavis said the man’s body was found late Monday afternoon after an extensive search. The death raises the storm’s toll to 27, including 15 deaths in North 50

August 31, 2016 4:35 PM Justice Department Challenges Deere’s Planned Deal With Monsanto

Purchase of planting equipment line would harm competition, lawsuit says The Justice Department on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging Deere DE -1.11 % & Co.’s planned acquisition of a line of high-tech farming equipment from Monsanto Co. MON -1.33 % , saying the deal would suppress competition for technology that allows farmers to plant crops at higher 71

August 26, 2016 1:02 PM Striking miners in Bolivia beat to death deputy minister who was trying to mediate

Striking miners in Bolivia kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister after he traveled to the area to mediate in a bitter conflict over mining laws. Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes, who had been held hostage by striking Bolivian miners, died late Thursday, a government official said. Illanes had been taken prisoner by miners 65

August 26, 2016 4:52 AM Officials: Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Striking miners in Bolivia kidnapped and beat to death the country’s deputy interior minister after he traveled to the area to mediate in the bitter conflict over mining laws, officials said. Government Minister Carlos Romero called it a “cowardly and brutal killing” and asked that the body of deputy minister Rodolfo Illanes be turned 63

August 26, 2016 4:49 AM Bolivian Miners Reportedly Kidnap, Kill High-Level Official Amid Strike

Smoke wafts over the highway linking the Bolivian capital of La Paz with the Chilean border during an ongoing clash between striking miners, who are blockading the road, and police. Striking miners in Bolivia kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy government minister after he traveled to the area to mediate in the bitter conflict over mining 62

August 26, 2016 4:43 AM Bolivia says deputy interior minister killed after kidnap by miners

LA PAZ Bolivian Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes was beaten to death after he was kidnapped by striking mineworkers on Thursday, the government said, and up to 100 people have been arrested as authorities vowed to punish those responsible. "At this present time, all the indications are that our deputy minister Rodolfo Illanes has been brutally 68