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Canada inflation exceeds forecast, retail sales rebound

Canada inflation exceeds forecast, retail sales reboundBy Louise Egan OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's inflation rate slowed in February but, unexpectedly, stayed within the central bank's comfort zone, news that may reassure policymakers but is unlikely to trigger a change in the bank's neutral stance on interest rates. Statistics Canada also released figures on Friday that showed retail

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Estonia's new PM says Russia sanctions would hurt, but may be needed

By David Mardiste TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia's new prime minister said on Tuesday that imposing economic sanctions on Russia would hurt European Union countries, but might be needed to send a strong message to Moscow. Taavi Roivas, who became prime minister of the Baltic state - an EU member that was formerly part of the Soviet Union - in late... Read more...

UK February borrowing data makes new deficit goal a tough ask

UK February borrowing data makes new deficit goal a tough askBy Andy Bruce and William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's public finances showed an underlying improvement in February compared to a year earlier, but the gain may not be enough to meet a more ambitious borrowing target set out by Chancellor George Osborne earlier this week. Deficit reduction has been Osborne's central economic

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$5-million stolen Rembrandt found after 15 years

$5-million stolen Rembrandt found after 15 yearsPARIS (AP) — A stolen Rembrandt masterpiece valued at more than $5 million has been found in Nice and returned to its rightful owners after 15 years in the wilderness.

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Review: The Muppets reteam with mixed results

Review: The Muppets reteam with mixed resultsA strange sense of doom hangs over the rebooted Muppets, and it's not from the Swedish Chef's cooking.

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Correction: Alaska Serial Killer story

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In a story March 20 about a TV profile of Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes, The Associated Press reported erroneously the place and time of the disappearance of a man identified in an upcoming episode of Investigation Discovery Dark Minds TV series as a potential victim of Keyes. The missing man, Gilbert Gilman, disappeared in 2006 from Washington's Olympic National Park, not in 2004 in Olympia N... Read more...
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