Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods
LES CAYES, Haiti, April 24 - With the sun barely up, beads of sweat already dot the brow of a barefoot farmer as he hacks at the soil with a pickax, digging up a precious root that has been dubbed Haiti's "super-crop."
April 24 - Starbucks Corp on Thursday reported that quarterly sales at established stores in its U.S.-dominated Americas region slightly accelerated as it attracted more customers, who spent more during each visit.
April 24 - Scott London, a former senior partner at the accounting firm KPMG LLP, was sentenced by a federal judge in Los Angeles on Thursday to 14 months in prison for insider trading.
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* Starbucks says results reflects rise in licensed stores (Adds comment from company)
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