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  • Higher shrimp import duties from 5 countries nixed

    September 22, 2013 11:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Shrimp processors have lost a call for higher duties on frozen shrimp imported from five countries - China, Vietnam, Ecuador, India and Malaysia. The U.S. International Trade Commission rejected the proposal 4-2 Friday, saying the Coalition of Gulf Shrimp Industries failed to present strong evidence that the... more »
  • Scant foreign support for US strikes on Syria

    August 30, 2013 4:26 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is poised to become the first U.S. leader in three decades to attack a foreign nation without broad international support or in direct defense of Americans. Not since President Ronald Reagan ordered an invasion of the Caribbean island of Grenada in 1983 has the U.S.... more »
  • Clinton to testify on Libya assault Jan. 22

    January 8, 2013 1:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify on the deadly Sept. 11 assault in Libya on Jan. 22. That's the day after President Barack Obama's inauguration and the first day the Senate returns to Washington after a... more »
  • Republicans keep up focus on foreign policy

    October 1, 2012 3:12 PM

    DENVER - As the two presidential candidates focus on preparing for Wednesday night's debate in Denver, Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is keeping up the GOP attacks on President Barack Obama's foreign policy. Ryan told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham that the Obama administration has been inconsistent on... more »
  • Clinton: Wealthy worldwide should pay more taxes

    September 24, 2012 10:38 AM

    NEW YORK - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she wants foreign countries to make elite citizens pay their fair share of taxes. Reflecting the American debate over taxing the rich, Clinton on Monday addressed participants in her husband's Clinton Global Initiative. The annual forum brings together leaders in... more »
  • Romney back in Boston after 3-nation foreign tour

    July 31, 2012 4:58 PM

    WASHINGTON - Mitt Romney is back home in Boston. A spokesman says the Republican presidential candidate's plane has landed in the Massachusetts capital. Romney concluded a seven-day overseas tour on Tuesday after a speech in Poland. His earlier stops were in Britain and Israel. The three-nation trip was Romney's first... more »
  • 26 new citizens naturalized in BR ceremony Play Video

    November 18, 2011 4:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - More than two dozen people became U. S. citizens today in a naturalization ceremony in Baton Rouge. Some of the new Americans have been living in the country for decades, while others said they fled to the U. S. to escape turmoil in their own countries.... more »
  • French education in demand in Louisiana

    November 16, 2011 4:04 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The wave of Hispanics who flooded the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina doesn't appear to have dampened Louisiana families' demand for their children to get a French education. There's a waiting list at all 29 of the state's public French immersion programs. At least one school... more »
  • La. groups seek to block immigrant wage increase

    September 14, 2011 5:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana seafood and sugar cane processors, hotel owners and operators of amusement parks are among the business interests who hope a federal judge will block new federal rules that they say could increase the wages they are required to pay to temporary foreign workers by as much... more »
  • Oregon woman develops foreign accent after dental surgery

    June 5, 2011 3:43 PM

    SALEM, Ore.- She has a British-sounding accent, but she's never been to Europe. Karen Butler woke up from dental surgery one day talking funny. A year and a half later her "foreign" accent remains, and her story has traveled around the world. The 56-year-old tax consultant from Toledo,... more »
  • LSU instructor wants to teach class for free

    November 3, 2010 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Earlier this year, Jean Rutherford, who's an instructor in the Russian department at LSU, found out the entire Russian program would be eliminated at the University. The news also meant many senior Russian minors may have to completely alter their degree plans. Rutherford, who would also be... more »

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