BEIJING - China has announced it will cut import taxes on clothing, cosmetics and some other goods by half in a new tactic to spur consumer spending.
European stocks fell in early trading after a Greek minister said that Athens would struggle to meet its upcoming debt payments. Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis made his comments during a weekend TV programme.
Abuja - A fuel crisis in Nigeria has grounded airplanes, shut banks and threatens businesses including MTN Group Ltd, Africa's biggest mobile-phone company, as fuel retailers halt distribution over a pay dispute with the government.
It will be a test of man and machine. The Solar Impulse project is about to undertake its greatest challenge yet - to fly non-stop from Nanjing in China to Hawaii in the Central Pacific.
They rallied in Lykes Gaslight Square Park downtown before embarking on a 2-mile march along Kennedy Boulevard to a McDonald's restaurant, waving signs with phrases like “I won't be your science project” and “Stop eating cancer”.