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Europeans are now too cheap for Champagne

The past few years haven’t been kind to France’s most famous sparkling wine. For the second consecutive year, the world drank less Champagne than it did in the previous year. Current estimates have sales volumes falling by 3% to 4% this year, after dropping over 4% in 2012.<p>Champagne’s fall from …

French Government

Scientists say Yasser Arafat was not poisoned

Russian investigation into death of Palestinian leader finds no trace of radioactive poisoning<p>A Russian investigation into the death of the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has found no trace of radioactive poisoning, the chief of the government agency that conducted the study said on …

US sends missiles and drones to Iraq to fight al-Qaeda

<b>The US has delivered dozens of missiles to Iraq to help combat al-Qaeda, US and Iraqi officials have said.</b><p>They said that about 75 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles had been sent last week.<p>A shipment of unmanned ScanEagles surveillance drones is also expected next year.<p>Iraqi troops have recently …

U.S. State Department

Michigan State players 'shocked' about Max Bullough, but play on

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Michigan State football party was coming up on three straight weeks, a rollicking celebration of the Spartans' first Rose Bowl in 26 years — and then the needle screeched off the record, leaving a team and its supporters in stunned silence.<p>MSU players found out senior …

Biotech Firm: We Will 3D Print A Human Liver In 2014

2014 could be a landmark year for an amazing medical technology: human organs built by 3D printers.<p>San Diego biotech firm Organovo promises that its "bioprinting" technology will successfully print a human liver by the end of 2014, the company told Computerworld's Lucas Mearian.<p>Mearian reports:<p>Like …

3D Bioprinting

Boot up: how Samsung won, Windows Blue's cues, iPad forecasts, and more

A burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>How Samsung became the world's No.1 smartphone maker >> Businessweek<p>In …

No. 3 Marquette wallops No. 2 Miami to reach regional final

WASHINGTON -- After sweating through a pair of edge-of-your-seat comebacks, Marquette's first Sweet 16 victory in a decade was as straight and smooth …

The End of the Heat’s Winning Streak Doesn’t Matter

Miami's stunning 27-game winning streak is over, but even that won’t throw cold water on LeBron James’ blazing popularity. As international athletes …