12 21 2014
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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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Hong Kong: Workers Reject Flu Shot

About half of Hong Kong's health workers would refuse the swine flu vaccine, new research says, a trend that experts say would likely apply worldwide.
In a study that polled 2,255 Hong Kong health workers this year, researchers found even during the height of global swine flu panic in May, less than half were willing to get vaccinated ...

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Court Denies Job Restoration for Apartheid-Era Cop

Special to the NNPA from GIN
(GIN) – South Africa's Constitutional Court this week rejected a bid by an apartheid-era cop to be restored to his former job. The former security police bomber, Wybrand Du Toit, had previously received amnesty from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission for his role in the killings of the Motherwell Four ...

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