The United States manufacturing sector will face turbulent times next year due in large part to the continuing housing collapse. As a result, the economic landscape will remain highly volatile in 2008 before rebounding in 2009, according to the Manufacturers Alliance/MAPI Quarterly Industrial Outlook, a report that analyzes 27 major industries.
Marine Harvest ASA, the world's largest salmon company announced this week that they are seriously considering moving part of their salmon farming interests following a serious outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia, ISA.
In spite of the current rough bilateral relation, Argentina is interested in purchasing refurbished F16 fighter bombers which the United States apparently is willing to comply with according to Saturday reports in the Buenos Aires press.
Former British prime minister Tony Blair has become a Roman Catholic, church officials said Saturday, ending widespread speculation that he would switch to the faith of his wife and four children.
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Elizabeth, 81, passed the mark set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria. Her son, Prince Charles, closed in on the title of longest-waiting heir to the throne.
Japan announced Friday it was dropping plans to start hunting humpback whales for the first time in four decades after protests led by Australia seeking to spare the popular mammals. It is the first time that Japan has backed down over one of its whaling expeditions, which have been a longstanding strain in its relations with its Western allies.
No London Metropolitan Police officers will face disciplinary action over the death of Brazilian natural Jean Charles de Menezes. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) earlier cleared 11 of the 15 officers involved in the case.
A new chapter of Argentina's first woman president policy of reestablishing normal relations with institutions took place Thursday on graduation day for cadets from the three military services.
The Argentine economy grew a robust 9.4% in the 12 months ending in October, reported the government on Thursday. A survey of 11 analysts had forecast Argentine growth at a median of 8.9%, with estimates ranging from 8.5 to 9.8%.