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Zambia electricity price hike threatens mining output - chamber

Zambia electricity price hike threatens mining output - chamberZambia's decision to increase electricity prices by almost 29 percent for mining companies is likely to hit operations in Africa's second largest copper producer, the Chamber of Mines of Zambia said. The bulk power supply agreement tariffs between state power company Zesco and Copperbelt Energy Corporation were increased this week to 6.84 cents per KWh from 5.31 cents per KWh. Copper exports account for more than 70 percent of

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West cover Vogue magazine

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West cover Vogue magazineNEW YORK (AP) — Kanye West's campaign to get fiancee Kim Kardashian on the cover of Vogue magazine has finally paid off. They appear in a photo by Annie Leibovitz on the April issue.

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Pizza served with Mexican slang causes stir in U.S. border states

Pizza served with Mexican slang causes stir in U.S. border statesBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Even before the first pie is delivered, a jalapeño-heavy pizza with a Mexican slang name has produced chuckles among Spanish speakers in U.S. border states and an advertising ban by broadcasters who say the moniker could get them fined. The new dish called "La Chingona," which can be translated most

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Next phase of Gulf oil spill trial set for 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has set a tentative trial date next year to consider federal Clean Water Act penalties that BP could face for the millions of gallons of oil that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.... Read more...

Michelle Obama tells Chinese students internet freedom's a universal right

Michelle Obama tells Chinese students internet freedom's a universal rightU.S. first lady Michelle Obama told an audience of college students in the Chinese capital on Saturday that open access to information - especially online - is a universal right. But Obama stopped short of calling on China to offer its citizens greater freedoms on a visit in which she is expected to steer clear of more complicated political issues, but rather try to build goodwill through soft diplomacy. "It is so important for information

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Former socialite found guilty in Arizona car bomb death of ex-husband

A former Arizona socialite was convicted of first-degree murder on Tuesday in the 1996 car-bomb killing of her ex-husband, a prominent real estate developer, in the parking lot of a Tucson resort, prosecutors said. Jurors also found Pamela Phillips, 56, guilty of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder in the fiery death of husband Gary Triano that shocked the community and went unsolved for years. The Pima County Superior Court jury... Read more...
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