Higher food costs will last another two or three years, says the World Bank. (Thomson Financial)
The White House once again affirms its support for biofuels. (AP)
The latest on the scandal over stolen whale meat in Japan. (Yomiuri Shimbun)
God bless the Belgians: They've given us great beers and, now, this. (Reuters)
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