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BUSINESS
January 30, 1998 | Dow Jones
Earle M. Jorgensen Holding Co. said it sold its United Kingdom unit, Earle M. Jorgensen Ltd., to Van Leeuwen Pipe & Tube Group in the Netherlands. Terms weren't disclosed. Van Leeuwen distributes steel pipes, fittings, flanges and valves. Earle M. Jorgensen distributes metal.
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BUSINESS
July 15, 2012
About the fund Co-manager: David Nadel The fund: Royce Global Value Fund (RIVFX) Headquarters: New York Assets: About $300 million Top five holdings : Semperit AG Holding (Austria), Jupiter Fund Management (United Kingdom), Santen Pharmaceutical (Japan), Mayr-Melnhof Karton (Austria), Value Partners Group (Hong Kong) Morningstar rating : Three stars Performance: Annualized three-year return of 13%
SCIENCE
January 20, 2014 | By Tony Barboza
China's export industry is responsible for dirty emissions that are blowing across the Pacific Ocean and contributing to smog in the United States, a new scientific study says. About one-fifth of the pollution China spews into the atmosphere comes from producing goods for export to the United States and other countries, according to the paper by a group of scientists that was published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . Winds blow pollutants from Chinese power plants and factories across the Pacific in about six days, where they boost levels of smog in the United States.
BUSINESS
May 10, 1989
RJR Nabisco to Sell 5 Units: RJR Nabisco Inc. said it will sell five European snack food businesses to reduce debt accumulated after its recent $24.9-billion leveraged buyout by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. The food and tobacco giant said the businesses--three in the United Kingdom, one in France and one in Italy--had pretax income last year of about $137 million on annual revenue of about $1.2 billion. RJR Nabisco said it will sell the companies separately or as a group.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 25, 1990
I continually read about the indignant taxpayer complaining about his/her tax "dollars" being wasted on "obscene" art. To get a grasp of the global picture look at these figures on per capita government spending on the arts by various nations in 1989: $38.80 in West Germany; $24.91 in Sweden; $19.99 in Norway; $16.51 in the Netherlands; $15.48 in Austria; $12.37 in France; $11.80 in Denmark; $7.74 in the United Kingdom, and 64 cents in...
TRAVEL
July 11, 1993
I enjoyed your June 13 section "Pleasures and Treasures of England," with its articles on out-of-the-way places in Great Britain. As a frequent visitor to the United Kingdom, I enjoy straying from the beaten path. One of the most charming places I have discovered is Petworth in West Sussex. Time seems to have stood still in this little town, with its cobbled streets and tranquillity. It is filled with antique shops that draw visitors from all over the world. KATHLEEN C. WATSON Pasadena
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