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2005-11-14 03:04:13

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reiterated that it might liberalize prices of oil, gas, coal and electricity to encourage more efficient use of resources, but ruled out imposing a widely discussed fuel tax because of current high prices.

2005-11-07 17:14:37

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. drivers found more savings at the pump in the latest week as the national retail price for gasoline fell below $2.40 a gallon, and prices will keep falling, the government's top energy forecasting agency said on Monday.

2005-10-03 16:18:39

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The national retail price for gasoline jumped 12.5 cents over the last week to the third highest level ever and diesel fuel soared 34.6 cents to a record high as Gulf Coast oil refineries remained shut due to hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the government said on Monday.

2005-09-26 11:25:07

By Gelu Sulugiuc NEW YORK (Reuters) - With gasoline prices close to inflation-adjusted records not seen since the 1980s, the last thing Americans want to hear is that they should be paying more.

2005-09-25 03:32:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gasoline prices have soared in the past year and the companies that refine crude oil into gasoline have taken by far the largest share of the new revenue, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.

2005-09-14 17:20:46

By John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. airlines on Wednesday asked Congress to rollback the tax on jet fuel to make it easier for them to raise fares and counter sustained high fuel prices made worse by Hurricane Katrina.

2005-09-13 20:35:43

By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - Britain was braced for the start of a three-day protest against high fuel prices on Wednesday, with the government and police vowing to keep supplies moving if demonstrators try to block them.

2005-09-12 15:31:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The average retail nationwide gasoline price fell sharply in the latest week to $2.96 a gallon, one week after surging nearly 50 cents a gallon due to Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. government said on Monday.

2005-09-02 15:01:47

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. states, reeling from skyrocketing gasoline prices in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, have launched probes into alleged profiteering and are mulling temporary relief for drivers by suspending taxes.

2005-09-02 14:35:16

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. states, reeling from skyrocketing gasoline prices in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, have launched probes into alleged profiteering and are mulling temporary relief for drivers by suspending taxes.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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