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U.S., India Talks Include Textiles, Retail

The promise of increased trade between the U.S. and India is expected to begin taking shape this month.

France Deploys 10,000 Troops in Anti-Terror Operation

French President François Hollande has ordered the mobilization of soldiers to counter ongoing terror threat.

U.S. Apparel Production Grew in 2013

A 6.2 percent gain marked the third consecutive year of increases.

Department Stores Add Jobs in December

Specialty stores cut payrolls in December, while department stores and discounters added jobs as the economy posted gains.

Barbour and Unite Union to Enter Talks

Union members to hold march ahead of Monday’s talks.

Bangladesh Exports Up for Second Month in a Row

Results were driven by an increase in readymade garment exports.

Deflation Now a Reality in the Euro Zone

December inflation drops into negative territory.

Bangladesh Imports Decline in November

Vietnam, India and China pick up share.

Paris on Terrorism Alert After 12 Killed in Magazine Attack

The city was put on the highest terrorist alert after France’s worst attack in decades killed at least 12 people.

West Coast Port Dispute Goes to Mediation

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service is entering the dispute between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association.

Federal Mediator Steps Into West Coast Ports Dispute

The U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service said it is intervening after receiving a joint request from the ILWU and PMA.

Business Coalition Sues NLRB

A coalition of groups that includes the National Retail Federation filed a lawsuit against the National Labor Relations Board.

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