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Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:41PM
Shouting and banging on doors, city officials in Silicon Valley stapled and taped notices on hand built structures, tents and tree trunks warning more than 200 residents of what is likely the nation's largest homeless encampment that the bulldozers are coming.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:41PM
An aide to a Republican congressman resigned Monday after her Facebook post criticizing President Barack Obama's daughters touched off a backlash.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:26PM
Buffalo Bills fans are rallying to support Darryl Talley after the team's former star linebacker revealed he is dealing with depression and experiencing financial difficulties.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:11PM
Anthony Marshall's trial was a lens on the lives of the famous and monied, featuring testimony from the likes of Barbara Walters and Henry Kissinger.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:06PM
Struggling to reach a long-term agreement, House Republicans plan to vote on a one-year extension of temporary tax breaks affecting millions of businesses and individuals.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 11:31AM
Edward Snowden, co-winner of the Right Livelihood Award, has called on the United Nations to propose new measures to protect individual privacy and human rights.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 11:16AM
A short circuit likely due to a manufacturing defect in a Boeing 787 airliner battery caused a fire last year that grounded the planes for more than three months, federal accident investigators said Monday.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 11:11AM
Hungary's governing party says it supports a plan to make nearly all shops stay closed on Sundays.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 10:36AM
Holiday shoppers turned out by the millions to show their support for retailers, salons and other small companies on Small Business Saturday. But they didn't show it by splurging.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 10:11AM
Between the avocado and grapefruit displays, Adolfo Briceno approaches customers in the bustling Hispanic supermarket to ask whether they have health insurance.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 10:06AM
Moody's Investors Service on Monday lowered its outlook for after the online retailer indicated it is planning a notes offering.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 10:01AM
Amid spiraling tensions with the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Monday that Moscow is spiking a multibillion dollar gas pipeline project for southern Europe and will focus instead on boosting its energy ties with Turkey.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 9:56AM
At least 36 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 9:46AM
Pfizer has completed its $635 million purchase from Baxter International Inc. of two vaccines and part of the factory in Orth, Austria, where they're made.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 9:16AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $67.69 per barrel at 12 p.m. Tuesday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 9:06AM
U.S. stock indexes are edging lower in midday trading following more signs of weakness in China and disappointing retail sales over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 9:46AM
After nearly a decade in legal wrangling, a billion-dollar class-action lawsuit over Apple's iPod music players heads to trial on Tuesday in a California federal court. A key witness will be none other than the company's legendary late founder Steve Jobs, who will be heard in a videotaped deposition.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 8:46AM
The National Labor Relations Board has upheld a ruling that Mercedes violated federal labor laws by stopping United Auto Workers union supporters from handing out literature inside its Alabama plant.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 8:46AM
Cyber Monday is turning into Cyber Month.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 8:41AM
U.S. factories were slightly less busy in November, as production and hiring slowed, though the level of activity remained strong.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 8:26AM
Hundreds of London tenants marched to the British prime minister's office Monday to protest a New York-based investor's threat to hike their rents — the latest example of tensions in the capital's booming property market.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 8:26AM
A New York court is on track to dismiss criminal charges against a man accused of assaulting the woman who recorded former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist comments.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 8:01AM
Grain futures were lower Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 8:01AM
Visitors to Stonehenge will no longer have to shut out the sound of thundering traffic as they admire the ancient monument.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 7:06AM
The stock market is opening lower following more signs of weakness in China's economy and disappointing U.S. retail sales over Thanksgiving weekend.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 6:51AM
The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from an Iowa grain company over a class-action lawsuit brought by nearby residents.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 6:46AM
Intel Corp. said Monday that it bought PasswordBox, a service that saves and remembers passwords so that users can log into different websites without having to remember or type in their passwords.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 6:41AM
The cybersecurity company FireEye has unearthed a team of email intruders that snoop through the correspondence of company executives who may possess market-moving information.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 6:36AM
Last year, he tried to bring NFL superstar Tim Tebow to Moscow to play for his American football team on a $1 million-per-game contract. Now, accused of breaking a window, American businessman Mike Zaltsman shares a packed jail cell with drug dealers.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 6:26AM
Greece's negotiations with rescue lenders on the future of the country's bailout program could last for another two months, the country's deputy prime minister said Monday.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 6:21AM
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has finalized an order with Boeing Co. for 100 737 MAX 200s, which Boeing says were designed to respond to the needs of low-cost carriers.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 6:16AM
Watch out world, the Girl Scouts are going digital to sell you cookies.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 6:01AM
Sweeping change in the electricity business and the rise of renewable energy are behind German utility E.ON's decision to spin off its conventional power plants — and create two companies that can each focus on what it does best.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 5:06AM
Oil and gas exploration and production company Occidental Petroleum has completed its spinoff of subsidiary California Resources Corp.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 4:21AM
In France, workers aren't the only ones who take to the streets to protest — their bosses do, too.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 4:16AM
The CEO and chairman of Full House Resorts will step down and Daniel Lee, the former chief executive at Pinnacle Entertainment, will take over in a settlement with investors of the casino and hotel operator.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 3:26AM
Gay and lesbian individuals are less prepared financially for retirement than their straight counterparts, according to an exclusive analysis by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 3:21AM
For Kathy Murphy, the difference between being gay or straight is $583 a month.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 3:16AM
German airline Lufthansa says it has cancelled about half of its flights after pilots went on strike in an ongoing dispute over retirement benefits.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 2:51AM
Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 2:51AM
If that creme brulee in a Paris cafe seems a bit cheaper for U.S. tourists next summer, they may have the European Central Bank to thank for it.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 2:26AM
Moody's downgraded the Japanese government's credit rating Monday in the wake of the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to delay an increase in sales tax.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 1:56AM
Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:26AM
Now is a good time to get a smartphone. The latest devices hit shelves in time for the holiday shopping season, and there's likely to be a lull in new releases until next spring. So why wait?
Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:21AM
From the violent lyrics of rap music to the crude comments of teenagers in video-game chat rooms, the Supreme Court struggled Monday over where to draw the line between free speech and illegal threats in the digital age.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 12:11AM
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe largely deflected attacks on his management of the economy and other policies as he faced off Monday against leaders of six opposition parties in a debate on the eve of the start of official campaigning for this month's elections.
Published December 1st, 2014 - 3:36AM
Russia's ruble hit a new all-time low on Monday, dropping about 5 percent as declining oil prices and the conflict in eastern Ukraine weigh on the country's economic prospects.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 11:01PM
The cost of six geese-a-laying spiked considerably this year, while most of the items in the carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas," saw little to no increase, according to the 31st annual PNC Wealth Management Christmas Price Index.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 10:16PM
It's a robot unlike any other: inspired by the world's fastest land animal, controlled by video game technology and packing nifty sensors — including one used to maneuver drones, satellites and ballistic missiles.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 10:06PM
Asian stock markets mostly drifted lower Tuesday, taking a negative cue from Wall Street as the economic outlook for next year clouds.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 9:06PM
A year ago, workers like 34-year-old Rejinaldo Rosales hiked miles of aisles each shift to "pick" each item a customer ordered and prepare it for shipping.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 9:01PM
Gay and lesbian individuals are less prepared financially for retirement than their straight counterparts, according to an exclusive analysis by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 9:01PM
For Kathy Murphy, the difference between being gay or straight is $583 a month.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 9:01PM
For Kathy Murphy, the difference between being gay or straight is $583 a month.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 8:21PM
Samsung retained the chief of its mobile business in an annual executive reshuffle announced Monday despite a steep decline in mobile profit.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 8:21PM
Indicted Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom on Monday defeated efforts by prosecutors to send him back to a New Zealand jail or make him wear an electronic monitoring bracelet but says his long-running legal battle has left him broke.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 6:51PM
A gauge of China's manufacturing activity fell to a six-month low in November in a new sign an economic slowdown is deepening.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 1:20PM
German utility company E.ON SE says it plans to spin off its nuclear, oil, coal and gas operations to focus on renewable energy and power distribution.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 11:45AM
A Texas hamlet shaken by its first recorded earthquake last year and hundreds since then is among communities now taking steps to challenge the oil and gas industry's traditional supremacy over the right to frack.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 3:46PM
Black Friday fatigue is setting in.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 11:05AM
The pilot of a single-engine plane that made an emergency landing on a bus-only roadway says it's the second air crash he has survived and he's considering giving up flying.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 10:45AM
Authorities at John F. Kennedy International Airport said they found nothing dangerous Sunday on an American Airlines plane after a bomb threat was phoned in and the aircraft arrived from Spain.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 10:20AM
A surge in baby boomers has driven up the number of elderly people abusing drugs or alcohol, bringing more attention to the sometimes-delicate problems involved in treating addiction in the aging.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 9:45AM
Moviegoers wanted another helping of "The Hunger Games."
Published November 30th, 2014 - 8:35AM
The number of wins and losses didn't get Bo Pelini fired. It was the way some of those losses happened.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 5:20AM
Like a student who waited until the night before a deadline, lawmakers resuming work Monday will try to cram two years of leftover business into two weeks, while also seeking to avoid a government shutdown.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 5:20AM
Anthony Elonis claimed he was just kidding when he posted a series of graphically violent rap lyrics on Facebook about killing his estranged wife, shooting up a kindergarten class and attacking an FBI agent.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 4:35AM
Swiss voters overwhelmingly rejected three citizen-backed proposals to protect the country's wealth by investing in gold, drastically limit immigration and eliminate a special tax that draws rich foreigners.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 3:50AM
A union representing Lufthansa pilots has called on its members to go on strike Monday in a dispute over retirement benefits.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 3:10AM
INSIDE KOBANI: Kurdish civilians endure battles with IS in hopes of rebuilding their lives
Published November 30th, 2014 - 12:00AM
Most parents are willing to help their adult kids. The trick is to extend a helping hand without discouraging their motivation to move on.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 10:40PM
Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson did not receive a severance package when he resigned over the weekend, the St. Louis suburb's mayor said Sunday.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 12:00AM
Because you spend so much time with your phone, there’s a case for having the best. But those come with a price starting at about $650 (unless you agree to a two-year contract, in which case you end up paying higher service fees for voice, text and data).
Published November 30th, 2014 - 12:00AM
Ever since it opened in 1933, a 70-story limestone skyscraper has towered over mid-Manhattan as a symbol of global capitalism and of a prolific American family that remains synonymous with prodigious wealth.
Published November 30th, 2014 - 2:31PM
Global and U.S. oil prices tumbled sharply to four-year lows Friday on news that the oil-producing cartel OPEC has opted not to cut production, raising the prospects of a world oversupplied with crude for the foreseeable future.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 7:19PM
Two vacant parcels south of the Murray Morgan Bridge may need changes in legal requirements to make them attractive to developers
Published November 29th, 2014 - 3:30PM
A California real estate investor wants the state of Montana to lower his property tax bill by reducing the assessed value of a home he built on an island in Flathead Lake from $41.8 million to $9.8 million.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 2:30PM
The crowds of bargain hunters that rush through store doors the day after Thanksgiving have thinned out.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 1:00PM
Iowa State had everything going its way for first 18 minutes of its home finale.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 10:25AM
President Barack Obama tried to draw attention to independently owned businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, a day that is increasingly being marketed as one for deal-hungry consumers to remember to patronize these mom-and-pop outlets while doing their holiday shopping.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 8:40AM
Up a tree-lined trail still marked "no blastin on Sundays," swarms of bees now patrol a mountain once partially broken apart for coal.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 8:10AM
Ohio's lawmakers are taking their first step toward slowing the spread of algae in Lake Erie since a toxin contaminated the drinking water for more than 400,000 people.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 6:40AM
Environmental regulations and land use restrictions top the list of legal concerns for the state's agricultural community, according to a recent study conducted by a trio of University of Maryland schools.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 6:40AM
It turns out there isn't a huge market for a $250,000-plus, 100-acre property that may be booby-trapped.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 5:50AM
German lawmakers probing the surveillance activities of the U.S. National Security Agency have uncovered a legal loophole that allows the country's foreign intelligence agency to spy on its own citizens.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 5:20AM
Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 11:45PM
The Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown resigned Saturday, and protests intensified in the St. Louis suburb where violence erupted earlier this week when a grand jury decided not to indict him.
Published November 29th, 2014 - 2:35PM
Congressional leaders appeared near a deal late Tuesday to renew some $450 billion in tax deductions cherished by consumers, citizens and companies alike. The White House called it a bad deal and vowed a veto, though it faces a tougher Congress in January when Republicans take over the Senate.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 8:10PM
Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, resigns
Published November 28th, 2014 - 6:30PM
More than 200 protesters, some chanting "Black Lives Matter!" tried to disrupt Black Friday shopping and downtown Seattle's traditional Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Police turned out in force, arresting five people, and a downtown mall closed early.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 5:00PM
President Nicolas Maduro is ordering a cut in government spending as Venezuela grapples with a plunge in world oil prices that threatens to bring more hardship for the petroleum-dependent economy.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 2:50PM
Some people wait for hours in the cold to buy cheap televisions or video games. People in Wisconsin do it for beer.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 2:45PM
About 1,200 government employees in a northeastern Pennsylvania county are getting their Black Friday paychecks late because the person in charge of payroll went on vacation and didn't approve an electronic transfer.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 1:55PM
Published November 28th, 2014 - 12:55PM
Wholesale cash prices Friday:
Published November 28th, 2014 - 12:50PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 12:50PM
Grain futures were mostly lower Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 12:30PM
Argentina's top cable TV operator, a former professional soccer player and a lawmaker are among the holders of some 4,000 secret Swiss bank accounts used to evade taxes, the Argentine tax agency said Friday.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 12:20PM
A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 12:45PM
An arbitrator Friday threw out Ray Rice's indefinite suspension by the NFL for hitting his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator, freeing him to play again.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 12:17PM
The Department of Financial Institutions offers tips for the holiday shopping season.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 11:50AM
Coins to commemorate the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics were presented Friday by the Brazilian Central Bank along with four designs that will enter general circulation.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 11:45AM
Grain futures were mixed Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 11:35AM
A car dealership's ceiling partially collapsed as construction workers demolished one of its buildings Friday, killing a worker trapped by the rubble as three others scrambled to safety, officials said.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 11:25AM
Republican Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a politically charged bill that would have banned the use of certain pig cages in his state, a move many observers see as aimed at appeasing Iowa voters ahead of a potential 2016 presidential run.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 11:15AM
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Published November 28th, 2014 - 11:00AM
A line of battery packs used to charge electronic devices are being recalled this week because they can overheat and cause a fire.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 10:55AM
U.S. stocks are ending mostly lower as falling crude prices weigh on the market in a holiday-shortened session.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 10:25AM
Former first-round draft pick Aaron Crow was traded from the Kansas City Royals to the Miami Marlins for left-hander Brian Flynn and right-hander Reid Redman.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 10:15AM
The United States is appealing a World Trade Organization decision that would make it harder for U.S. consumers to know where meat in the grocery store came from.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 10:10AM
Michael Eisner likes a good game. He was chief executive at The Walt Disney Co. when it owned the Los Angeles Angels and founded the NHL's Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 9:10AM
The spot month contract for light sweet crude was $68.15 per barrel at 12 p.m. Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 9:10AM
The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 8:45AM
Tunisia's next government should be a broad as possible coalition so that it has the necessary support to implement difficult economic reforms, the outgoing prime minister said Friday in an implicit backing of an Islamist-secular alliance.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 7:15AM
Brazil's economy has pulled out of recession, but by the narrowest of margins, the government statistics bureau reported Friday.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 7:05AM
Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus are urging the Obama administration to withhold federal recognition of a Virginia Indian tribe because of its history of banning intermarriage with blacks.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 5:45AM
Police around the world have arrested 118 suspects in a global investigation into online fraud that targets the travel industry, a crime said to cost airlines $1 billion a year.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 5:30AM
Pele is responding well to antibiotics to treat a urinary tract infection and his condition is improving, doctors said Friday.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 4:45AM
A decision by OPEC this week to maintain current levels of oil production hammered major energy companies in the U.S. and abroad.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 4:27AM
Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 4:02AM
Malaysia Airlines on Friday said its loss widened last quarter and apologized for a promotional tweet slammed as insensitive after two deadly passenger jet disasters this year.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 3:07AM
Black Friday gets a little less crazy, as many Americans do their shopping on Thanksgiving Day
Published November 28th, 2014 - 2:57AM
In Switzerland, a campaign is on to protect the country's wealth by investing in gold — a lot of gold.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 2:22AM
Americans celebrating Thanksgiving in Britain may have felt right at home as Black Friday shopping chaos caused disruptions.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 2:12AM
A fall in energy costs as a result of dramatic declines in oil markets has pushed inflation across the 18-country eurozone down to 0.3 percent in the year to November, official figures showed Friday.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 2:12AM
Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 3:02AM
The European Union head office is opting not to sanction two of its biggest economies just yet for missing public finance targets and instead will give France and Italy until the spring to come up with better plans to cut their debts and deficits.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 11:22PM
In a Nov. 29 story and accompanying news guide about protests over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case, The Associated Press misidentified the Ferguson street where a Friday night protest happened. It happened on South Florissant Road, not West Florissant Avenue, which is also a street in Ferguson.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 1:55PM
A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump, giving individuals more spending money and lowering costs for many businesses.
Published November 28th, 2014 - 8:30AM
Christmas tree likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 9:32PM
A sharp drop in crude prices tugged down shares in oil and gas companies on Friday, leading the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a slight loss in a short trading session.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 5:47PM
Japan's inflation rate edged lower in October, highlighting the difficulty Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces in his campaign to overcome deflation in the world's third-largest economy.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 1:47PM
Argentina's tax agency charged HSBC bank Thursday with helping more than 4,000 Argentines evade taxes by placing their money in secret Swiss accounts.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 12:47PM
A U.S. firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the company's web address to upload a message to other websites.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 12:29PM
Tom Wilkins grabbed the first spot in line at 8 a.m. for the 6 p.m. opening of the Tacoma Target for its Black Friday sale.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 1:27PM
After many years of talking, the World Trade Organization pulled off a major deal Thursday that the body said could boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 10:22AM
Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those traveling to the city to see Pope Francis next year.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 10:07AM
Five officials, including three long-serving FIFA executive committee members, are being investigated in the corruption probe into the bidding contests for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 10:07AM
Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 10:02AM
The inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame:
Published November 27th, 2014 - 8:42AM
Toyota is recalling about 30,000 Sienna Minivans worldwide, saying the 2015 models' overhead assist grips can detach when an air bag deploys.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 8:07AM
A parliament committee in Nigeria says that Shell should pay $3.6 billion in fines as punishment for a 2011 oil spill.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 7:07AM
A Greek official says the country is under pressure from rescue creditors to impose new austerity measures to resolve an ongoing budget disagreement worth a reported 2 billion euros ($2.5 billion).
Published November 27th, 2014 - 6:07AM
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is expected to unveil the much-anticipated economic team, tasked with jumpstarting the country's stalled economy.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 6:07AM
Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim will invest 500 million euros ($624 million) in Spanish construction firm FCC and receive a controlling stake in the company.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 5:42AM
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the euro currency union remains "incomplete" and needs to be strengthened with better oversight of member countries' economic policies to avoid future crises.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 5:27AM
Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 5:27AM
European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 3:47AM
Richard Branson's Virgin company will next year play an increased role in train service linking Scotland to London.
Published November 27th, 2014 - 3:47AM
Britain's main political parties agreed Thursday to grant Scotland new tax and spending powers to fulfill a promise of greater autonomy made as politicians scrambled to persuade Scots to reject independence in a recent referendum.
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