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Venezuela Cuts Oil Subsidies To Caribbean Nations
For a decade, Venezuela offered cheap oil at favorable rates to 13 neighbors, including Cuba. But tumbling oil prices have hit Venezuela's economy hard, forcing it to trim those subsidies.
Despite Protestation From Brazil, Trial For 840-Pound Emerald Will Continue
The Bahia Emerald has been hotly contested for years. A judge in California has decided to continue with a trial about its ownership even though Brazil says it was illegally exported.
Pharmacists Group Votes To Discourage Members From Providing Execution Drugs
The measure could make it harder for states using made-to-order execution drugs to buy them. The American Pharmacists Association voted on the policy at its annual meeting.
Mass Tax Foreclosure Threatens Detroit Homeowners
Tuesday is the deadline to begin what many call the largest U.S. mass tax foreclosure. With the city counting on tax revenue, the owners behind on payments may be forced out of their homes. WINDOWS
California's Death Row, The Nation's Largest, Runs Out Of Room
The death-row population in the state is growing because no one has been put to death in nearly a decade. Gov. Jerry Brown is asking for more money to open 100 more cells.