Or at least they could one day soon, say researchers who've been studying possible scenarios for the next 50 years. They conclude robots might play a major role in the global economy. Stephen Beard has details.
A revamped trade law means auto parts and jewelry imported from developing countries may now be taxed. But India might be willing to reduce its own tariffs to keep duty-free benefits in the U.S. Miranda Kennedy explains.
A new law is being drafted in Iraq that puts its central government in charge of oil revenues — but it's happening under intense pressure from parties who don't necessarily have Iraq's best interests in mind.
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