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Published January 14th, 2015 - 1:12PM
A defendant in a bribery scandal involving the nation's largest public pension fund appears to have shot and killed himself at a Nevada gun club weeks before he was set to go on trial, police said Wednesday.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 1:07PM
A proposed open-air football stadium that backers hope will persuade St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke to keep the team from returning to Los Angeles will likely require voter approval of its public financing component.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 4:17PM
A more than half-million-acre ranch that straddles the New Mexico-Colorado border and is owned by media mogul Ted Turner has asked for permission to import endangered black-footed ferrets.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 1:02PM
Uncle Sam wants to make it more affordable for Americans to buy their first home.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 1:02PM
In the NBA's efforts to grow its popularity in Europe, it may have picked up a way of also boosting revenues back home.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 1:02PM
A bitter fight over Georgia's famed sweet onions is winding its way through the state's legal system.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:57PM
Major League Baseball owners gathered Wednesday for their annual January meeting in the desert with one big item on the agenda — honoring Bud Selig in his final gathering with them as commissioner.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:47PM
A bitter fight over Georgia's famed sweet onions is winding its way through the state's legal system.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:47PM
The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday that U.S. efforts to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and ease curbs on trade presents American companies with "extraordinary opportunities" to boost business by selling everything from cars to computers.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:32PM
With the job market on a roll and gas prices falling, consumers are spending away, right?
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:12PM
Valentina Dudareva's voice cracks with despair as she stands in the snow, surveying the bombed-out windows of her apartment block in Donetsk, the separatist capital in eastern Ukraine.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:02PM
Uber has reached an agreement with Boston to share information about the trips passengers take using its on-demand service, a turnaround for a company that in the past has been reluctant to hand over data to government regulators.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 11:52AM
Lionel Messi left FIFA's awards ceremony without a personal accolade again. Collecting a copy of FIFA's weekly magazine on the way out might have been worthwhile if he really needs to convince Barcelona of his ongoing value.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 11:42AM
CBS held tight to its customary most-watched status last week, beating all rivals in prime-time viewership and claiming 13 of the Top 20 shows.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 11:42AM
Atlantic City has lost nearly half its casino revenue over the past eight years as competition in nearby states cannibalized its market and drove four casinos out of business.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:37PM
The Teamsters Union and the Justice Department announced Wednesday they have reached an agreement to end the government's 25-year anti-corruption oversight of the 1.4-million member union.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 11:32AM
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Jan. 5-11. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:22PM
The U.S. economy was growing at a moderate pace in December and early January, helped by gains in sales of autos and other consumer products, but a big drop in oil prices was starting to have an impact in Texas and other energy regions, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 11:02AM
Chiquita Brands International is closing its corporate headquarters in North Carolina after the banana producer's buyout.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 11:02AM
Traders rushed to the safety of U.S. government bonds on Wednesday, knocking a key interest rate to its lowest level since May 2013. It's a clear signal of rising anxiety on Wall Street.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 10:57AM
With a month to go in the 2015 open enrollment season, the Obama administration says sign-ups under the president's health care law are edging higher.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 10:57AM
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants the Hawks to stay put, and he's confident any new owner would keep them in Atlanta.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 10:37AM
Attorneys said an investment firm settled a federal class-action lawsuit Wednesday that accused it of bilking investors across the United States out of $39 million in bonds in a botched plan to build an artificial sweetener plant in Missouri. The terms of the agreement weren't disclosed.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 10:37AM
A judge ordered Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to release 65,000 emails that critics say could contain additional evidence of backroom dealings between the utility and state regulators.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 10:17AM
The Justice Department on Wednesday announced revised guidelines for obtaining records from the news media during criminal leak investigations, removing language that news organizations said was ambiguous and requiring additional levels of review before a journalist can be subpoenaed.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 10:02AM
A revised settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple and Google conspired with other Silicon Valley companies to block more than 60,000 high-tech employees from getting better job offers.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 10:02AM
A United Airlines flight from New Jersey to London has returned to Newark Liberty International Airport after reports of possible smoke in the cabin.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 9:52AM
Wading into a states' rights dispute over Internet access, President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for the repeal of laws that prevent local communities from creating their own broadband networks.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 9:53AM
Try a little soul-searching first to discover how you truly want to manage your finances.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 1:37PM
Propelled by its enlarged Republican majority, the House has moved to ease a landmark law reining in banks and Wall Street, more than six years after a financial crisis brought on the Great Recession.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 9:37AM
Family Dollar Stores Inc. said Wednesday that a proxy advisory firm recommends shareholders vote for a buyout offer from Dollar Tree Inc.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 9:37AM
Russia's state natural gas company wants its exports to Europe to bypass Ukraine entirely and go via a proposed new pipeline to Turkey.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 9:22AM
The new owners of a hockey arena have agreed to acquire the Ontario Hockey League's Plymouth Whalers and plan to move the team to Flint from suburban Detroit.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 9:17AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $48.35 per barrel at 12 p.m. Thursday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 9:02AM
A biographical snapshot of Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, chairman of the House Small Business Committee:
Published January 14th, 2015 - 9:37AM
The FBI is stepping up efforts against international corruption, creating new squads to search for cases of bribery that are rooted overseas but reach to the United States, law enforcement officials said.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 8:12AM
Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 8:12AM
Cutting regulations and taxes are on Rep. Steve Chabot's must-do list for small businesses.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 8:02AM
Brazilian authorities on Wednesday arrested another former executive of the state-run oil company Petrobras as a landmark probe into the nation's biggest known corruption scandal continues to expand.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 7:42AM
CSX officials expect that cheap crude oil prices will help the economy grow and help the railroad deliver significantly better profits this year.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 7:42AM
California farmers now must abide by the nation's strictest rules for a widely used pesticide in a change designed to protect farmworkers and people who live and work near agricultural fields but is likely to raise prices on produce.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 7:32AM
Shell, Europe's largest oil producer, and Qatar Petroleum said Wednesday that they are scrapping a planned petrochemicals project in the Gulf nation due to falling energy prices.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 7:32AM
Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion from the U.S.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 7:37AM
Filing a federal tax return is about to get more complicated for millions of families because of President Barack Obama's health law. But they shouldn't expect much help from the Internal Revenue Service.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 7:02AM
Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:42AM
General Motors says it expects pretax earnings and profit margins to increase this year over last, after adjusting last year for recall costs.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:42AM
Wells Fargo & Co. reported a slightly higher fourth-quarter profit as the country's biggest mortgage lender generated more income from interest payments.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:17AM
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday defended Greece's tough bailout program, ahead of a general election here that could see his fellow conservatives lose power to leftwing challengers.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 8:52AM
JPMorgan Chase reported a 7 percent drop in fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday, hit by more legal costs and a drop in trading revenue.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 4:57AM
France ordered prosecutors around the country to crack down on hate speech, anti-Semitism and glorifying terrorism, announcing Wednesday that 54 people had been arrested for those offenses since terror attacks left 20 dead in Paris last week, including three gunmen.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 4:12AM
World sea piracy fell to its lowest level in eight years in 2014, but ship hijackings rose due to attacks against small tankers off Southeast Asia's coasts, a global maritime watchdog said Wednesday.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 3:27AM
London's iconic black cabs, under pressure from taxi app Uber and other upstarts, got some good news Wednesday: They won't have to share their right to drive in the capital's bus lanes with rivals.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 3:22AM
Three Malaysian lenders said Wednesday that a proposed merger that would have created the country's biggest bank has collapsed after they failed to agree on terms amid a deteriorating economic outlook.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 3:07AM
Luxury goods maker Burberry is reporting falling sales in Asia because pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong disrupted trade during China's crucial "Golden Week" national holiday.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 3:37AM
Director James Cameron said Wednesday that writing three "Avatar" sequels is such a complex job he's delaying the first new film a year and it will now be released in late 2017.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 2:22AM
With the eurozone facing the possibility of years-long economic stagnation, its central bank is expected to soon announce its biggest stimulus measure yet.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 1:57AM
A legal opinion issued Wednesday by an adviser to the European Union's top court helps clear the way for bigger stimulus measures from the European Central Bank, analysts said.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 1:02AM
The World Bank said Wednesday the Philippines can eliminate poverty within a generation as sustained economic growth in recent years has translated into more jobs and higher incomes.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:42AM
Company lawyers said Wednesday that a division of financially troubled Caesars Entertainment Corp. will head to court in Chicago on Thursday to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:37AM
Russian government officials appealed for calm on Wednesday after predicting budget cuts and a further surge in inflation as the country faces its worst economic downturn in 15 years.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:02AM
Samsung Electronics Co. started selling a $90 smartphone in India on Wednesday that runs on the company's Tizen software, its first major break from Google's Android operating system in the mobile phone market.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:02PM
An Ohio law that singles out professional athletes and entertainers for taxation even when they're in the state just a few days a year is unconstitutional, say several sport leagues including the NBA, NFL and NHL who want the state Supreme Court to strike the law down.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:02PM
Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday as oil prices steadied after a series of plunges but gains were uneven amid uncertainty about the global economic outlook.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 9:12PM
The New York Jets are close to an agreement with Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to make him their head coach, according to two people with knowledge of the negotiations.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 8:07PM
Now that it has moved from laid-back Portland, Oregon, to amped-up New York, the company that runs bike-sharing programs in New York, Chicago and other major cities is changing its name from Alta Bicycle Share to Motivate.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 7:27PM
Japan's Cabinet approved the country's largest ever defense budget on Wednesday, including plans to buy surveillance aircraft, drones and F-35 fighter jets to help counter China's rising assertiveness in the region.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:37PM
Japan's Cabinet approved a record 96.3 trillion yen ($814 billion) government budget for the coming fiscal year Wednesday after a tax hike to accommodate rising outlays for social security and defense.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:32PM
The Obama administration is putting the energy industry on notice that it intends to curb methane emissions by nearly half through regulations affecting oil and gas production.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:07PM
A federal judge on Tuesday declined to throw out a state law that requires the $60 million fine Penn State has been paying over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal be spent to address child abuse within the state.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 4:37PM
The Obama administration wants to provide greater access to fast Internet broadband service in towns and cities across the country by encouraging the Federal Communications Commission to remove legal barriers to competition by Internet service providers. It also wants to help local communities improve their service with government loans and grants.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 4:22PM
The New York Jets have their new general manager. Next up: a new coach.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 4:22PM
The head of electric car maker Tesla Motors says the company should turn a profit in five years after it brings a lower-cost car to market.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 4:02PM
United Airlines is considering cutting up to 2,000 jobs at 28 airports around the country and hiring a contractor to do the work.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 3:37PM
Connecticut is the latest state to consider allowing Tesla Motors to sell its electric cars directly to consumers, rather than using independent franchise dealerships that are often family-owned businesses.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 3:22PM
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Published January 13th, 2015 - 3:22PM
The International Association of Machinists says it has enough support from Delta Air Lines flight attendants to force a union-representation election.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 3:17PM
Apple has patented a new design for a digital video camera that could potentially compete with the rugged portable cameras made by GoPro, a move that sent GoPro's stock tumbling.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 3:02PM
The NBA Players Association has hired Jordan Schlachter as its chief marketing officer.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 3:02PM
CSX Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit rose 15 percent as the railroad operator hauled more freight in fall, a busy shipping season.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 2:57PM
Michigan's conservative Supreme Court is seeking to reconcile whether 31,000 unionized state employees are covered by a right-to-work law, hearing opposing arguments Tuesday on whether lawmakers stepped on the turf of a panel that regulates labor conditions for those staffers.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 2:47PM
The stock market logged small losses on Tuesday as energy shares slipped lower with the price of oil.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 2:37PM
A federal rule issued Tuesday requires all U.S. mines to use sensors that can halt digging machines if miners get too close, a move aimed at preventing workers from being crushed to death.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 3:42PM
Chipotle says it stopped serving pork at hundreds of its restaurants after suspending a supplier that violated its standards.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 1:57PM
A new luxury cruise ship debuting in 2016 will have one of the largest and most expensive suites ever offered at sea.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 2:00PM
The Pew Charitable Trust is concerned that based on its research many banks and prepaid cards don’t clearly tell consumers upfront when they open accounts just how mobile remote deposits will work at a specific institution.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 1:42PM
Dominik Hasek has come to realize how much easier it was turning aside pucks than it is accepting honors.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 1:42PM
What can Mayor Bill de Blasio do to heal his deepening rift with the New York Police Department?
Published January 13th, 2015 - 1:32PM
Delta Air Lines unveiled an expanded terminal area at John F. Kennedy International Airport Tuesday, meant to help customers on its regional jets connect easier.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 1:07PM
The World Bank, citing stagnation in Europe and Japan and a slowdown in China, downgraded its forecast for the global economy this year. It also reported that world economic growth came in below expectations in 2014.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:57PM
The Boston Red Sox have promoted Raquel Ferreira to vice president of baseball administration, making her the third woman to be a VP in a major league baseball operations department.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:42PM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:42PM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:37PM
iBook charts for week ending January 12, 2015:
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:27PM
Alberta's oil-heavy economy will likely dip into recession as oil prices plunge, according to a report by a Canadian economic think-tank.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:57AM
The federal deficit for the first three months of the budget year is up slightly from the same period a year ago, reflecting the absence of a special payment from mortgage company Freddie Mac that helped narrow the gap in 2014.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 1:32PM
Defiant congressional Republicans attacked President Barack Obama's agenda from all sides Tuesday, ignoring veto threats and pushing bills to uproot his policies on immigration and Wall Street, force approval of energy pipeline legislation he opposes and make him justify any new federal rules before he makes them.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:22AM
Shares of Goodyear Tire fell Tuesday after it warned that its fourth-quarter earnings may be hurt by the strong dollar, demand weakness in Europe and warmer-than-expected winter weather.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:22AM
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Jan. 5, to Sunday, Jan. 11, via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:17AM
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Jan. 5 to Sunday, Jan. 11 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:17AM
Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:12AM
The North American International Auto Show begins this week in Detroit with media and industry previews. It opens to the public Jan. 17.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:02AM
Mikhail Prokhorov is interested in hearing from potential buyers for the Brooklyn Nets, but a spokesperson for the Russian billionaire said Tuesday no sale is imminent.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:02AM
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending January 12, 2015:
Published January 13th, 2015 - 10:37AM
Jeep brand CEO Mike Manley has the unenviable goal of nearly doubling sales of the Jeep brand all over the world in the next three years.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 10:32AM
Ohio State's national football championship means a big win totaling nearly $1.5 million for hundreds of furniture buyers in Ohio and Kentucky.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 10:22AM
Britain launched its largest trade mission to Egypt in over a decade on Tuesday, involving more than 40 companies from the top foreign investor in the Arab world's most populous country.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 10:12AM
A San Francisco man who launched an underground website as an economic experiment before abandoning it was fooled into taking the fall when investigators concluded it was used almost solely for drug dealing, a defense lawyer told jurors Tuesday after the government portrayed his client as the mastermind of a worldwide digital drug market.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 10:02AM
Amazon Studios is delivering Woody Allen as creator of his first-ever TV series.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 9:57AM
California regulators are trying to suspend the mortgage license of Ocwen Financial Corp., saying the company failed to provide information that shows it complies with the state's laws to protect homeowners.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 9:37AM
The United States on Tuesday reinforced Western assistance for war-torn Ukraine by promising up to $2 billion in loan guarantees if that effort is matched by economic and political reforms in Kiev.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 9:32AM
As oil's long slide continued, the Energy Department forecast Tuesday that production from U.S. shale operators will begin to tail off in the second half of the year.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 9:32AM
The top official behind a proposed 315 billion euro ($371 billion) European Union investment plan said Tuesday he wants member states to contribute more money to get the continent's flagging economy back on the upswing.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 9:22AM
Here are the government's rankings of the leading airlines and their on-time performance for November. Some airlines, including Spirit and Allegiant, are not included because they operate fewer flights. The federal government counts a flight as on time if it arrives within 14 minutes of schedule.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 9:57AM
The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 9:02AM
U.S. stocks are rising in midday trading, led by gains in technology companies, as the market recovers following two days of declines.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 9:02AM
AirTran Airways tops all U.S. airlines in the latest rankings for on-time arrivals, knocking off perennial winner Hawaiian Airlines.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 9:02AM
President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders paid lip service to the notion of bipartisanship in their first meeting of the year Tuesday, but neither side appeared to give ground on GOP priorities that have been met with a flurry of veto threats from the White House.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 7:37AM
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that home buyers don't need to file a lawsuit, but may simply write a letter if they want to back out of a mortgage because they claim their lender violated the federal Truth in Lending Act.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 7:02AM
Shares of KB Home fell to a two-year low Tuesday, after the homebuilder's fourth-quarter earnings missed expectations and its CEO said demand in some of its markets was weakening.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 7:02AM
U.S. stocks are rising in early trading following two days of declines.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 6:42AM
Fire marshals say an early-morning blaze near New York's Penn Station was accidental.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 6:37AM
Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 6:32AM
Auto-parts maker Dana Holding said Tuesday that its CEO plans to retire next year. The company also reported a mixed earnings and revenue outlook for the current year.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 6:32AM
Be prepared for the tax man to get even more personal this year — with questions about your health insurance.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 6:27AM
President Barack Obama's signature health care law will bring a new twist to tax-filing in 2015, a year in which much else will seem familiar when you're working on your return.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 6:17AM
IHS (IHS) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings increased by 47 percent to $60.1 million.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:52AM
ChannelAdvisor's stock is plummeting in premarket trading Tuesday after the online retail services software company said that it expects its fourth-quarter revenue to come in below its previous outlook.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:47AM
The lawyer for a Russian accused by U.S. authorities of involvement in a huge computer hack that stole and sold at least 160 million credit and debit-card numbers called on a Dutch judge Tuesday to ban his extradition to the United States.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:32AM
Swift Energy plans to slash its spending by as much as 75 percent in the new year as it becomes the latest energy company to adjust to tumbling prices for its product.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:22AM
Alpha Natural Resources Inc. says president Paul Vining is resigning to become CEO of another coal-related company.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:22AM
The Fresh Market Inc. says Craig Carlock has left the company and stepped down from the board.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:17AM
Johnson & Johnson has licensed a potential treatment for inflammatory bowel diseases from a company developing therapies that alter interactions between the immune system and microbes in the body.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:02AM
In the first legal challenge to a U.S. body that arose from the financial crisis, MetLife is challenging its designation by regulators as a potential threat to the financial system.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 5:02AM
Americans want to cut back on soda, and they're willing to pay more to do it.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 4:52AM
Portugal Telecom shares lost more value Tuesday as new doubts about the company's future — and legal questions about its recent past — eroded market confidence.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 4:42AM
State records indicate that employees at a Houston-area pesticide plant where a poisonous gas leak killed four workers in November may have been periodically exposed to the dangerous fumes for years.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 3:12AM
The Iranian president is trying to reassure his nation amid plunging oil prices and says that major producers such as Saudi Arabia will be more affected by the global crisis.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 3:02AM
A New Delhi court charged an Uber cab driver on Tuesday with rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation in a case that has renewed a national fury over chronic sexual violence in India. Authorities are still investigating whether Uber should also be charged.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 3:02AM
The energy minister for the United Arab Emirates said Tuesday there are no plans for OPEC to curb production to shore up falling crude prices, and instead put the onus on shale oil drillers for oversupplying the market.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 2:37AM
Germany says that in 2014 it achieved its first balanced budget since 1969, a year earlier than planned, thanks to low interest rates, higher tax revenue and other factors.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 2:17AM
Boeing Co. topped Airbus in deliveries to customers for the third straight year in 2014 — but the European aircraft manufacturer edged its U.S. rival in terms of future orders.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 2:57AM
U.K. inflation has slowed to its equal-lowest rate on record, an annual 0.5 percent in December, amid a drop in oil prices, the Office of National Statistics said Tuesday.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 8:22AM
Asian shares meandered Wednesday following a volatile session on Wall Street as investors remained edgy over the slump in oil prices.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 11:32AM
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that recent cyberthreats to Sony and the military's U.S. Central Command are reminders of the serious threats facing the nation. But an Associated Press review shows that some of his plans are retreads from years past.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:57AM
The House moved Tuesday toward approving a measure aimed at softening legislation responding to the 2008 financial crisis that put banks and Wall Street under the most sweeping rules since the Great Depression.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:57AM
Just over two decades after lobbying unsuccessfully against the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. labor unions are again voicing strong reservations to a proposed major trade-liberalization deal.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:37AM
Democrats hoped to use Senate consideration of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to get Republicans on the record about climate change and to resurrect parts of a bipartisan energy efficiency bill doomed by pipeline politics last year.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:17AM
The Russian ruble accelerated its fall on Tuesday amid a renewed decline in the price of the country's valuable oil exports.
Published January 13th, 2015 - 12:17AM
The "47 ronin" samurai who inspired the long-loved saga of loyalty and honor eulogized in films, books and plays are fighting a new kind of battle in urban Japan.
Published January 12th, 2015 - 10:27PM
Cargo continues to move slowly through the West Coast's major sea ports, despite the intervention of a federal mediator to help dockworkers and their employers reach a new contract.
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