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Gun attacks kill 7 in volatile Pakistani provinceupdated: Thu Mar 29 2012 05:42:00

Gunmen in the restive Pakistani province of Balochistan on Thursday shot and killed five Shiite Muslims traveling in a van and two U.N. employees, local officials said.

CNNMoney: Jobless claims: Lowest level in nearly 4 yearsupdated: Thu Jan 19 2012 09:56:00

Initial jobless claims fell to their lowest level in nearly four years, another sign of improvement in the long-suffering labor market.

CNNMoney: Consumer prices ease in Octoberupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 10:40:00

It may not be enough to make up for sluggish wages, but consumers are starting to get a slight break from rising prices.

Are jobs obsolete?updated: Wed Sep 07 2011 09:33:00

The U.S. Postal Service appears to be the latest casualty in digital technology's slow but steady replacement of working humans. Unless an external source of funding comes in, the post office will have to scale back its operations drastically, or simply shut down altogether. That's 600,000 people who would be out of work, and another 480,000 pensioners facing an adjustment in terms.

Humans hooked on fish as demand reaches historic highupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 10:16:00

The world's appetite for fish is now at an all time high according to the United Nations. Figures from the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) state fish is currently the most-traded food commodity, worth around $102 billion in 2008.

Where are the undernourished?updated: Thu Aug 18 2011 14:56:00

About 13% of the world's population is undernourished, according to the most recent statistics from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

CNNMoney: Jobs: Worse than you thinkupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 11:46:00

The U.S. labor force is shrinking, as more Americans are giving up hope.

CNNMoney: Frugal is the new black: Wary consumers cut backupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 17:45:00

Stacy Gardner works as a shopping concierge at a Los Angeles mall, and not only has work slowed, but her own typically insatiable desire to shop has deteriorated as well.

Deadly animal disease that shaped history is eradicatedupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 16:07:00

It decimated herds and caused disaster, devastation and death associated with the fall of the Roman Empire, the French Revolution and the colonization of Africa.

CNNMoney: World wastes 1 billion tons of food a yearupdated: Wed May 11 2011 16:30:00

The United Nations said Wednesday that about 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted every year, which amounts to roughly one third of all the food produced for human consumption.

French report suggests new ways to feed the futureupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 00:33:00

With the world's population set to reach the seven billion milestone later this year the challenge of feeding our planet has never been more urgent.

The chicken of the sea?updated: Thu Mar 31 2011 00:33:00

Omnivorous tilapia are one of the easiest and most profitable fish to farm - and they're sustainable.

CNNMoney: Oil shock could push world food prices higherupdated: Thu Mar 03 2011 19:32:00

Food prices worldwide continued to rise in February, and the recent spike in oil prices could push food costs even higher in the months ahead, according to a report from the United Nations.

CNNMoney: Wegmans freezes prices on basic necessitiesupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 11:22:00

Supermarket chain Wegmans Food Markets has pledged to not raise prices on 40 products this year, despite rising commodity and energy prices.

CNNMoney: Weegmans freezes prices on basic necessitiesupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 11:02:00

Supermarket chain Weegmans Food Markets has pledged to not raise prices on 40 products this year, despite rising commodity and energy prices.

CNNMoney: Corporate America braces for commodity crunchupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 15:49:00

Wall Street has been riding a wave of strong corporate profits for months, but surging commodities prices are making some investors nervous about earnings growth in the second half of the year.

World food prices hit record highupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 04:01:00

World food prices rose to an all-time high in January, according to the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

CNNMoney: December jobs report: Unemployment rate at 9.4%updated: Fri Jan 07 2011 14:54:00

High hopes for December's employment numbers were dashed Friday, when the Labor Department reported disappointing job gains for the month. But the unemployment rate took a surprising dive.

CNNMoney: Unemployment claims fall againupdated: Thu Dec 23 2010 09:59:00

In another hopeful sign for the job market, the number of Americans filing for their first week of unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell for the third week in a row.

UN: North Korea facing hunger because of grain deficitupdated: Tue Nov 16 2010 16:37:00

About 5 million North Koreans will continue to face food shortages because of a grain deficit, two United Nations agencies warned Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Just in time for holidays: Bigger paychecksupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 12:46:00

The number of new jobs in the government's October employment report was good news. But the improvement in wages might be even better news.

The Ivory Coast votes for president after years of turmoilupdated: Sun Oct 31 2010 07:23:00

Citizens of the Ivory Coast headed to the polls Sunday for a repeatedly delayed presidential election -- the first in a decade for the top cocoa-producing west African nation.

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