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North Korea Fires Another Missile Off East Coast
May 19 2013 9:48 AM EDT
The action follows the launch of three short-range missiles Saturday.
Violence Strikes Across Iraq: At Least 43 Killed
May 18 2013 8:32 AM EDT
Twin bomb blasts hit a Sunni Muslim mosque in the Iraqi city of Baquba, some 50 kilometers (31 miles) to the northeast of Baghdad.
North Korea Launches 3 Missiles Into Sea
May 18 2013 7:14 AM EDT
A South Korean official told Reuters the government would not speculate whether the missiles were part of a drill or training exercise.
Chinese Man Accused Of Insulting Quran In Kashmir
May 18 2013 6:21 AM EDT
A Chinese national was taken into protective custody in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, over alleged insult of the Quran.
S&P Retains Negative Outlook On India's Sovereign Rating
May 18 2013 5:05 AM EDT
Credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) on Friday reiterated its negative outlook on India's BBB- sovereign rating.
Top After-Market NYSE Movers For May 17, 2013
May 18 2013 2:37 AM EDT
EPL, Ellie Mae, Copa Holdings, United States Cellular Corporation and Heckmann prevailed in the NYSE post-market trading on Friday.
Philippines Special Envoy In Taiwan Cautions Filipino Workers To Keep Low Profile
May 17 2013 8:53 AM EDT
Philippines special envoy in Taiwan on Friday advised thousands of Filipino workers to keep a low profile, amid a diplomatic row.
Pre-Market Movers For May 17, 2013
May 17 2013 8:21 AM EDT
National Bank of Greece, SINA, ArcelorMittal, Tesla, and Nokia prevailed in the pre-market trading on Friday.
Russia Sold Advanced Missiles To Syria: US
May 17 2013 8:02 AM EDT
Russia sold advanced Yakhont anti-ship cruise missiles to Syria’s President Bashar Assad-led government, according to U.S. officials.
Iran Election: Cleric Says Women Cannot Be Presidential Candidates
May 17 2013 6:51 AM EDT
Thirty women had registered as candidates, although there was little hope that any of them stood a chance in the election.
Nigerian Forces Launch Offensive Against Militants
May 17 2013 5:34 AM EDT
Nigerian armed forces have launched raids against Boko Haram Islamist militants in the north-east, officials said on Thursday.
Android, iOS Power Over 92% Of All Smartphones Shipped In Q1 2013: IDC
May 17 2013 4:29 AM EDT
Android and iOS operating systems ran on more than 92 percent of all smartphones in the first quarter of 2013, according to the IDC.
US Stock Futures Signal Higher Open Ahead of Consumer Sentiment Report
May 17 2013 4:06 AM EDT
U.S. stock index futures point to a higher open on Friday ahead of the publication of the University of Michigan consumer confidence report.
Top After-Market NASDAQ Movers For May 16, 2013
May 17 2013 2:59 AM EDT
SINA, ViaSat, Cerus, Oncothyreon, and Ambac Financial prevailed in the Nasdaq post-market trading on Thursday.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 May Feature Sleeker Bezel, Same Build As Galaxy S4, S3
May 17 2013 2:37 AM EDT
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is expected to come with a sleeker bezel while retaining the same build as the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S3, states a new report.
Top After-Market NYSE Movers For May 16, 2013
May 17 2013 2:23 AM EDT
National Bank of Greece, InvenSense, Accuride, Diana Shipping and Terex prevailed in the NYSE post-market trading on Thursday.
Obama Taps OMB Official To Head IRS
May 16 2013 4:10 PM EDT
Danny Werfel currently serves as the controller for the Office of Management and Budget. He starts at the IRS on May 22.
Ceiling Collapse At Cambodia Shoe Factory Kills Two, Injures Seven
May 16 2013 9:05 AM EDT
A ceiling collapsed at a shoe factory in Cambodia on Thursday killing at least two workers.
Samsung Reportedly Ships 4 Million Galaxy S4 Units In Just 4 Days After Release
May 16 2013 8:51 AM EDT
According to a new report, Samsung had shipped as many as four million Galaxy S4 units in just four days after release.
Israel To Legalize Four Unauthorized West Bank Settler Outposts
May 16 2013 8:01 AM EDT
The government said it has taken steps to give retroactive approval to four West Bank settlement outposts built without official consent.