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The value of shares in a British company drilling for oil off the Falkand islands halved Monday, after it revealed the existing supply may not be commercially viable.

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Argentine lawmakers support president's Falklands initiativeupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 13:49:00

Argentine legislators rallied Wednesday behind President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who signed a decree a day earlier requiring all ships navigating from the South American nation to the disputed Falkland Islands to obtain a government permit.

Argentina requires permits for ships heading to Falklandsupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 21:54:00

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner signed a decree Tuesday requiring all ships navigating from Argentina to the disputed Falkland Islands to carry a government permit.

Rare hurricane stirs South Atlanticupdated: Sat Mar 27 2004 15:02:00

A rare South Atlantic hurricane about 110 miles off the coast of southeastern Brazil on Saturday afternoon was expected to make landfall Saturday night or Sunday, a U.S. government meteorologist said.

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