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  • Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

    Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:52:09 GMT
    Cubans braced Monday for a clampdown on the flow of car tires, flat-screen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travelers who haul eye-popping amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where...More >>
    Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.More >>
  • Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

    Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:41:24 GMT
    President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish these days about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession. And the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the...More >>
    Taking a bullish stand on the economy, President Barack Obama is renewing his call for an increase in the minimum wage, looking to give Democrats an issue on which to campaign going into November's midterm...More >>
  • Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

    Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:41 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:41:00 GMT
    Japanese government and business leaders pledged support Monday for visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effort to modernize his country's economy.More >>
    Japan and India agreed Monday to step up their economic and security cooperation as visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi won pledges of support for his effort to revitalize the lagging Indian economy.More >>

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