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A plan for Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine has passed a major milestone

MINNEAPOLIS A plan for Minnesota’s first copper-nickel mine passed a major milestone Thursday with the Department of Natural Resources approving the project’s final environmental review, meaning the company can now start pursuing the long list of permits it needs to move forward.

World considers a Trump presidency, and many shudder

BRUSSELS Following Donald Trump’s breathtaking string of Super Tuesday victories, politicians, editorial writers and ordinary people worldwide were coming to grips Wednesday with the growing possibility the brash New York billionaire might become America’s next president—a thought that aroused widespread befuddlement and a good deal of horror.

Cambodia’s Kampot pepper wins coveted EU protection

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia Cambodia’s Kampot pepper has joined an elite group of gourmet food items whose names are protected by the European Union.

The EU said Tuesday that Kampot pepper was officially registered as having Protected Geographical Indication status, or PGI, on Feb. 18, making it the first Cambodian product to receive the label.