The Tea Party feted its five-year anniversary last month with three U.S. senators it helped elect, two of them presidential contenders. Now Occupy Wall Street, the other populist movement to emerge from the financial crisis, can claim electoral success: a Seattle city council member.
In the basement kitchen of the Churchill War Rooms in London, Maree Harrison and her chefs bake hundreds of flapjacks a month for catered events using the same Golden Syrup favored by Queen Elizabeth. Soon, they may need to change the recipe.
Sugar shipments from India, the world’s second-largest producer, are poised to climb as the biggest monthly gain in prices since 2011 and a state subsidy help mills compete with supplies from Brazil and Thailand.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived today in Kiev promising to guarantee $1 billion in loans to Ukraine’s embattled leaders as President Barack Obama challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin’s assertion of a right to intervene militarily.
The U.S. administration is preparing sanctions to punish Russia for its military action in Crimea and will announce an assistance package aimed at bolstering the fledging Ukrainian government, officials said.