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Scots reject independence in historic vote

...Scotland. It had also faced a possible loss of influence within international institutions including the 28-nation European Union and the United Nations.The decision also means Britain can avoid a prolonged period of financial insecurity that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-19/scots-reject-independence-hi
China fines Audi $40.5 million, Chrysler $5.2 million in auto industry anti-monopoly probe

...vehicles.Adding to complaints about automakers, a group of European auto components suppliers said in a report by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China this week that their control over distribution of components led to inflated prices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-11/china-fines-audi-405-milli
Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

...for Germany and other EU leaders to look the other way if countries fall behind in reducing their deficits to meet European Union rules. That would avoid obliging governments to make growth-killing, short-term tax increases just to get the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-01/austerity-debate-flares-eu
Dead city of Pompeii lives on in ruins, imagination

...generally a less-crowded spot for travelers looking for a break.What lies ahead for Pompeii is uncertain. The European Union has earmarked millions to protect and repair the site as part of the "Great Pompeii" rehabilitation project, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-16/dead-city-pompeii-lives
Sovereignty violated

...Mexican President Vicente Fox, President George W. Bush and Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin. It is similar to the European Union, where 27 nations came together under one denomination, the euro.The price of freedom remains eternal vigilance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-10/sovereignty-violated
Ownership of Rockwood plant up in air

Huntsman said in its earnings report the other day that it is still waiting for the European Union to sign off on its acquisition of Rockwood's pigment division.So, as the Rockwood pigment plant continues to go up near the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2014-08-01/ownership-ro
US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

...In Europe, tensions are escalating between the European Union and Russia after the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine. The European Union on Thursday revealed the details of broad economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-31/us-stocks-plunge-wiping-ou
FIFA has no plans to move 2018 World Cup from Russia

...shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last week.Political pressure on Russia increased Friday when the European Union sought to freeze assets and restrict travel for more individuals and businesses.FIFA said in a statement it "deplores...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-25/fifa-has-no-plans-move-2018-world
Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east

...movement among people wanting closer ties with the European Union instead of Russia.A Russian news report said pro-Russia...Prime Minister Mark Rutte, who had been attending a European Union summit in Brussels, headed back to the Netherlands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-17/ukraine-295-malaysia-plane-s
US companies look more to overseas combinations for tax relief back home

...percent, the United States offers the highest corporate income tax rate in the industrialized world. By contrast, the European Union has an average tax rate of 21 percent, said Donald Goldman, a professor at Arizona State University's W.P...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-14/us-companies-look-more-ove