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VICE Meets: Director Kathryn Bigelow and Scott Z. Burns Talk About Their New Film 'Last Days'

Oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow's latest film Last Days is an animated short on the illegal ivory trade. The international industry, which reportedly finances terrorist organizations such as al-Shabab and the Lord's Resistance Army, threatens to bring elephants to extinction within the next ten years. Show More Summary

MLB International Signing Rules Must Be Altered with Improved US-Cuba Relations

Now we speculate, debate and wonder. President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the United States and Cuba were working to normalize and relax relations between the two nations, and if this leads to an ease in trade and travel restrictions...Show More Summary

Nicaragua canal to break ground, hoping to rival Panama

Anger is growing as Chinese-led $50 billion project readies to displace thousands, wipe out villages, and shake up international trade

Nintendo Wins Appeal: Creative Kingdoms' Patents Invalid

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today the federal appeals court confirmed Nintendo’s win in a patent infringement case brought at the International Trade Commission by Creative Kingdoms. The court affirmed earlier findings by the ITC...Show More Summary

Prince William's International Leadership on Animal Conservation

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, rose to new heights as an international leader earlier this month when he traveled to the United States to address The World Bank on the need to end the illegal wildlife trade. As someone who has...Show More Summary

New Year's Resolution: Help Bridge the Gap Between Politics and the People

By the time the 114th Congress convenes next month, the midterm election will be a fading memory. On Capitol Hill, attention is expected to turn to a range of issues from international trade and immigration, to healthcare and energy....Show More Summary

Lawsuit accuses Ackman, Valeant of insider trading in Allergan stock

A new lawsuit accuses hedge fund manager Bill Ackman and Canadian firm Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. of insider trading in Allergan Inc. stock before their unsuccessful bid to acquire the Botox maker.

U.S. slaps sanctions on Swiss, Dutch companies over Syria

``The U.S. Treasury put Netherlands-based Staroil B.V. as well as two Swiss-based firms, Rixo International Trading Ltd and Bluemarine SA, on its list of sanctioned entities, which effectively cuts them off from the U.S. financial system.''

ICS Alters Position on Ballast Water Convention

The global trade association for merchant shipowners, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments

Why Wall Street Banks Are Less Profitable Than Their Main Street Peers

A new report from the Bank for International Settlements finds that banks with trading operations are less profitable than traditional lenders.

Vanguard Total International Stock Getting Very Oversold

In trading on Friday, shares of the Vanguard Stock ETF (NASD: VXUS) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $48.50 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero to 100. A stock is […]

3 Reasons to Buy the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF

The iShares MSCI EAFE Exchange Traded Fund offers instant international diversification among top companies in top countries for a reasonably low overhead cost.

RBS Puts Coutts International Up For Sale, Exits Japan Bond Trading Business

The move is not entirely unexpected, given the profitability concerns faced by several global banking giants including Citigroup and UBS in the country over recent years. With RBS looking for ways to boost its bottom line while alsoShow More Summary

Advocacy Groups Worldwide Ask For Terms Of Trans-Pacific Partnership To Be Made Public

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a really big deal — literally. The international trade agreement, still under negotiation, has wide-ranging implications for every sector of the American economy and individuals’ rights within it. But its contents are, largely, a complete black box mystery. Show More Summary

Canada Drops Protection of 76 Endangered Species

Canada has opted out of nearly every resolution to protect endangered species taken at last year's meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, expressing more reservations about stopping the trade in these species than almost any other government on Earth. Show More Summary

International Trailer Unleashed For The Walk

The international teaser trailer for The Walk movie has been unleashed. The story focuses on Philippe Petit’s famous high-wire crossing between the the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center as told in Petit’s 2002 book, To Reach the Clouds. The video embedded above offers glimpses of Joseph Gordon-Levitt starring as Petit. Show More Summary

U.S. stance on net neutrality resonates internationally, could face U.N., WTO opposition

Where the U.S. eventually lands on the issue of net neutrality could have wider reaching international implications, including the possibility of rankling the U.N. and World Trade Organization (WTO).

International Trade Up 6.8% at Port Everglades

  Port Everglades is experiencing a surge in international trade with a 11 percent increase in TEUs (20-foot equivalent units, the industry’s standard

PowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio Getting Very Oversold

In trading on Wednesday, shares of the PowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio ETF (AMEX: PID) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $17.5901 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero to 100. […]

Gender-Based Violence and the Arms Trade Treaty

By: Alice Dahle, Co-chair, Women’s Human Rights Thematic Specialist On December 24, the first ever international Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) regulating the sale of conventional arms and ammunition will go into effect. The treaty will require that before authorizing a … Please continue reading.

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