10 01 2014
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War Against Somali Pirates Not Over

GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) _ Hulking gray naval frigates fanned out across the Gulf of Aden have combined with monsoon storms to sharply reduce pirate attacks in the world's busiest shipping lanes in recent weeks.
But the commanding officer of the European Union armada warned Tuesday that it is too early to declare victory over heavily armed Somali pirates in tiny, fast-moving skiffs...


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Brazil Sanctions U.S. Goods Due to Illegal Cotton Subsidies

GENEVA (AP) _ American goods will face around $295 million in annual sanctions as a result of the United States' failure to eliminate illegal subsidies to U.S. cotton growers, the World Trade Organization ruled Monday. The South American country sought to target American goods and drug patents for $2.5 billion worth of economic retaliation.


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