Apollo May Land PetSmart For $8B In Biggest US LBO Of 2014
December 14 2014 1:24 PM
Banks reportedly have agreed to arrange for $6.25 billion in financing to seal the deal.
'Fundamentals' Aren't Greasing Crude Oil Price Slide: OPEC Chief
December 14 2014 8:39 AM
"The fundamentals should not lead to this dramatic reduction [in price]," OPEC Secretary General Abdullah al-Badri says Sunday.
Suddenly, It’s Open Season On The Pakistani Taliban
December 07 2014 2:33 PM
Nine members of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, or TTP, were killed in a missile attack by a U.S. drone Sunday.
EU Seeks More Turkish Support In Struggle With Islamic State
December 07 2014 12:45 PM
The EU would like Turkey’s aid in identifying foreign fighters and in warning about any risks to aviation security, one source says.
US Will Keep More Troops In Afghanistan Than Planned For Next Year
December 06 2014 1:36 PM
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said "10,800 troops, rather than 9,800, could remain in Afghanistan ... for the first few months in 2015."
Crude Oil Does The Limbo: How Low Can It Go?
November 30 2014 9:14 AM
Crude oil’s price per barrel breathtakingly plunged to $66.15 Friday from $107.95 June 20, a dizzying drop of -$41.80, or -38.72 percent.
'We Realize The Malignity Of The Iron Curtain': Vladimir Putin
November 23 2014 8:25 AM
The Russian president says his country won’t be isolated as a result of economic sanctions over Ukraine.
G-20 Aims To Boost Its GDP 2% By 2018
November 16 2014 10:27 AM
A European Union-U.S. free-trade agreement could be one factor in G-20 growth between now and then.
China’s President Signals GDP Growth Could Slow To 7%
November 09 2014 9:17 AM
Sure, China's economy is in a slowdown, but it isn't all that "scary," President Xi Jinping says at APEC CEO Summit Sunday.
Egypt Imprisons 8 Men In Gay Wedding Video Case
November 01 2014 9:27 AM
Allegedly depicting a same-sex wedding celebration on the Nile River, the online video went viral on social-media sites in August.
100,000 Kurdish-Syrian Refugees Flee ISIS For Turkey
September 21 2014 8:33 AM
The deputy of Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP party says ISIS is conducting genocide, not war.
Police Arrest 6 At Glasgow Rally In Wake Of Independence Vote
September 20 2014 10:48 AM
Police Scotland estimated there were about 100 people on each side of the independence issue in George Square Friday night.
Vikings Win: More Arrests Than Any Other NFL Team
September 14 2014 3:35 PM
From 2000 to 2014, the Minnesota Vikings have had more players arrested, 44, than any other NFL team, USA Today data indicate.
Air France To Cut Flights In Half When Pilots Strike Starts
September 13 2014 1:45 PM
Air France says the walkout would cost the company between $12.96 million and $19.44 million a day.
China Will Be World’s Largest Economy In 2024
September 08 2014 12:20 AM
Chinese consumer spending is forecast to grow at an annual average rate of 7.7 percent in real terms during the next decade.
Meteorite Makes Impression On Nicaragua's Capital Managua
September 07 2014 10:40 PM
The small meteorite blasted out a large crater, measuring 16 feet deep and 39 feet wide.
Pentagon Reports 120 Military Deaths By Suicide In First 3 Months Of 2014
September 07 2014 4:14 PM
Military suicides in the first quarter of the year encompassed 74 in the active services, 24 in the reserves and 22 in the National Guard.
Shake Shack IPO Aiming For $1 Billion Valuation: Report
September 06 2014 11:22 PM
Rumblings about Shake Shack’s proposed initial public offering are getting louder up and down Wall Street.
Scottish Nationalists Lead Unionists In Opinion Poll For First Time
September 06 2014 7:29 PM
At the beginning of August, the Scottish unionists led the nationalists by 22 percentage points in a similar poll.
All 25 Aboard Safe After Marine Chopper Crashes In Gulf Of Aden
September 01 2014 4:26 PM
The aircraft was attempting to land on the USS Mesa Verde at the time of the mishap, one report says.