PORTLAND, Maine — Exactly how 32 American lobsters wound up in Swedish waters isn’t clear. But because some of them were wearing the rubber bands that are put on lobsters’ claws in captivity, many suspect the shellfish had been exported to Europe and then either escaped into the wild or were set free by animal rights activists.
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NEW YORK — Al-Jazeera America, which couldn’t attract an audience to another cable news network in the United States, signs off Tuesday night following a three-hour live farewell designed to highlight its work since a 2013 launch.
LONDON — Iceland’s prime minister became the first major figure brought down by the leak of millions of records on offshore accounts as the scrutiny intensified around officials from other countries, including Ukraine’s president.
The biggest U.S.-based drugmaker, Pfizer Inc., will stay put thanks to aggressive new Treasury Department rules that succeeded in blocking Pfizer from acquiring rival Allergan and moving to Ireland ‚Äî at least on paper ‚Äî to reduce its tax bill.
BERLIN — An international coalition of media outlets on Sunday published what it said was an extensive investigation into the offshore financial dealings of the rich and famous, based on a vast trove of documents provided by an anonymous source.
Ottawa has asked the World Trade Organization to look into U.S. countervailing duties on almost $1 billion in annual exports of supercalendered paper from Canada.
TORONTO — Three years ago, Erik Dohnberg was working at the Genius Bar at an Apple store in London, Ont.
He’d been there for 10 months after graduating with an information and media studies degree from Western University when he decided he wanted more.
WENZHOU, China — The email seemed unremarkable: a routine request by Mattel Inc.’s chief executive for a new vendor payment to China.
PORTLAND, Maine — A coalition of environmentalists and seafood industry professionals is campaigning to make the case that traceability in the seafood industry is about success in the marketplace as much as it’s about ethics.
SAN DIEGO — Saudi Arabia’s largest dairy company will soon be unable to farm alfalfa in its own parched country to feed its 170,000 cows. So it’s turning to an unlikely place to grow the water-chugging crop ‚Äî the drought-stricken American Southwest.