French foie gras makers fed up by toughened California ban

MONTAUT, France (Reuters) – French producers of foie gras, the rich liver delicacy made from force-feeding grain to ducks or geese, have denounced a ban on the product in California, saying they make the creamy paté humanely, following all the rules. California has formally blocked the sale and production of foie gras (literally “fat liver”) […]

Special counsel’s office says BuzzFeed report ‘not accurate’ Video

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Banksy ‘snow’ pollution mural sold for over $130,000

LONDON (Reuters) – A mural by elusive British street artist Banksy depicting a child enjoying falling snow that is in fact pollution from a burning bin has been sold for over 100,000 pounds ($130,000) to a British art dealer. FILE PHOTO: People view new work by the artist Banksy that appeared during the week on […]

Colorado deals with effects of record-long impasse

Since the partial government shutdown began on Saturday, Dec. 22, Coloradans across the state have felt its impact. From Rocky Mountain National Park to the state’s many brewers, the record-long impasse affected business owners, government workers and services across the state. Here’s a roundup of The Denver Post’s reports documenting what the shutdown has meant […]

Investors punish poorly performing hedge funds by pulling billions

FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 8, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid BOSTON (Reuters) – Hedge funds suffered their worst quarterly outflows in two years when investors pulled $23 billion from the industry during the last three months of 2018, new data released on […]

Shutdown sojourn: Free museums, music for furloughed U.S. workers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – It may not put a meal on the table for furloughed federal employees, but some U.S. museums and symphonies are supplying food for the mind in free admission for workers affected by the longest partial federal government shutdown in U.S. history. FILE PHOTO: Tourists walk towards the Philadelphia Museum of Art […]

8 Tips To Improve Your Relationship, Courtesy Of International Relations

A big part of the science of international relations is the study of the causes of war. But it’s also about how nations can cooperate — like signing treaties, providing aid and generally promising not to kill each others’ citizens. It considers humans on the grandest, most violent scale — asking how we can overcome […]

Colorado businesses, cities feel ripple effects

The ripple effects from the longest government shutdown in U.S. history are growing stronger in Colorado, buffeting business owners dependent on tourism, communities counting on federal funds, furloughed federal workers and people drilling on and keeping tabs on public lands. Twenty-seven days into a partial government shutdown, business in Estes Park, the gateway to Rocky […]