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WILL AUSTRALIAN MANGOES MAKE IT TO USA MARKET IN FIRST HALF OF 2015 ???

Wednesday 14th January 2015, 18:11 Central Time



Australian mangoes granted US access




Door officially opens, with peak industry body eyeing opportunity to increase grower profits








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Australia’s mango industry has taken a significant step towards its goal of increasing mango exports by 100 per cent over the next three years, after officially winning access to the US market.



Australian Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce announced the news at a press conference this morning (15 January), with initial shipments set to get underway later this month, as revealed by Asiafruit earlier this week.




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FBI beefs up resources against foreign corruption

BY ERIC TUCKER, ASSOCIATED PRESSJanuary 14, 2015 at 12:29 PM EST

The J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) building crest is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, March 18, 2011. The FBI has 110 agents examining corporate fraud and 233 looking at securities fraud, said FBI Director Robert Mueller at a House Judiciary Committee on March 16. Photo by Rich. Clement/Bloomberg









WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is stepping up efforts against international corruption, creating new squads to search for bribery cases that are rooted overseas but reach to the United States, law enforcement officials said.



The three squads, based in the FBI’s largest field offices, will concentrate on a key priority the Justice Department set over the past decade.



Officials say that in the expanding global economy, the additional resources are needed to prevent corruption’s ripple effects in the U.S. or destabilization of foreign governments. The work complements the Justice Department’s ongoing effort…

Who is Tesco's new UK chief executive? Profile of Matt Davies

Shares in Halfords down more than 6pc after Matt Davies is poached by Tesco







Matt Davies with his black Labrador Archie Photo: Cavendish Press











By Graham Ruddick

11:59AM GMT 08 Jan 2015



















Halfords shares slumped by more than 6pc after the cycling and car parts retailer announced that its chief executive Matt Davies was joining Tesco.






Dennis Millard, chairman of Halfords, said Mr Davies had made an "outstanding contribution" at the company since joining in October 2012.





Before joining Halfords, Mr Davies had run Pets at Home for eight years and was a corporate finance adviser at NatWest and Hawkpoint.





The 44-year-old has built a reputation for focusing on customer service and staff morale at the retailer's he has run. At Pets at Home, Mr Davies encouraged employees to bring their pets into head office. 




Both Halfords and Pets at Home broke into the list of Britain's 25 most desirable companies to work for under Mr Davies.



Mr Millard said Mr Davies was "well liked" by sto…