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Money Keeps Moving Toward Somalia, Sometimes In Suitcases

Some financial companies in the U.S. resort to carrying cash on airplanes to keep remittances flowing to needy Somalis.

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Senate Democrats Deal Setback to Obama’s Pacific Trade Plan

Effort to ‘fast track’ trade pact fails to clear important hurdle.

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“Whitenicious” and “Fair and White”: The Demise of Skin Whiteners in Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast is following in the footsteps of some other African countries, banning dangerous products that lighten skin. Despite these product's popularity, there is a growing movement against the skin bleaching industry.

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The Short Life and Speedy Death of Russia’s Silicon Valley

In 2009, Moscow unveiled an ambitious plan to build a world-class technology incubator. Then corruption, brain drain, and Putin killed it.

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Is a Strong Ruble Enough to Save Russia's Faltering Economy?

Russia’s currency had a record-breaking April, but good news for the broader Russian economy will be harder to find.

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The Arab Battle for U.S. Skies

America’s biggest airlines say the luxury carriers of the oil-rich Persian Gulf aren't playing fair. But are Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways subsidized -- or just smarter?

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In Pro-Corporate Tribunals We Trust

Is Obama's signature trade deal giving away the United States' right to protect its citizens?

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