Joseph Boris

  • JP Morgan Chase bank logo
    JP Morgan 1Q Profit Down 3.1%; Retail Revenue Surges

    April 13 2012 7:58 AM EDT

    The bank's quarterly profit totaled $5.38 billion, down from $5.56 billion a year earlier. That translated to $1.31 a share, compared with $1.28 a share as the number of shares outstanding declined.

  • Abu Hamza is wanted in US on 11 charges, including conspiring to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon (Reuters)
    EU Court Backs UK Extradition Of 5 Terror Suspects To US

    April 10 2012 8:05 AM EDT

    Radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other men had been fighting extradition, saying they would face inhumane conditions in the supermax federal prison in Florence, Colo.

  • Satellite photo of what is believed to be a uranium-enrichment facility near Qom
    Iran Urges 'Honesty,' No Preconditions Ahead Of Nuclear Talks

    April 09 2012 9:44 AM EDT

    Setting conditions before the meeting means drawing conclusions, which is completely meaningless, Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said, referring to discussions set for Saturday in Turkey with the so-called P-5 Plus 1 group.

  • Kazuo Hirai
    Sony To Cut 10,000 Jobs As Part Of New CEO's Overhaul

    April 09 2012 8:31 AM EDT

    About half the cuts will come from two moves the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant already announced -- the sale of its chemical-products business and the spinoff of midsize liquid-crystal-display operations to a venture with rivals Toshiba Corp. and Hitachi Ltd.

  • Mali Coup
    Mali Rebels' Independence Claim Draws Swift Rebukes

    April 06 2012 9:51 AM EDT

    On its website, the group representing Tuareg rebels cites atrocities and more than 50 years of bad governance as reasons for declaring independence from Mali, whose government was toppled in a March 22 coup.

  • Suspected Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout is escorted by members of a special police unit after a hearing at a criminal court in Bangkok October 5, 2010.
    Russia Decries Viktor Bout Sentencing; Lawyer Says Extradition Won't Be Sought

    April 06 2012 5:09 AM EDT

    Russia will take all necessary efforts to get its citizen returned to his native country, the foreign ministry said. Bout, dubbed the Merchant of Death and basis for the movie Lord of War, was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison.

  • Shooting at Oikos University in Oakland
    7 Shot Dead At California College; Ex-Student Is Suspect

    April 03 2012 8:45 AM EDT

    Police said the victims were six women and one man ranging in age from their 20s to 40s. Authorities confirmed the arrest of One Goh, a Korean native and naturalized U.S. citizen who is believed to have been a student at Oikos University.

  • Kentucky Wildcats celebrate defeating Kansas Jayhawks to win men's NCAA Final Four championship college basketball game in New Orleans, 03/04/2012
    Kentucky Beats Kansas, 67-59, To Grab NCAA Basketball Title

    April 03 2012 6:52 AM EDT

    The Wildcats' Anthony Davis, despite scoring just six points in the title game, was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player. But his six blocked shots gave Davis a season total of 186 -- an NCAA record for freshmen.

  • Russia air crash -- Tyumen, Siberia, Monday, April 2, 2012
    Plane Crash In Siberia Kills 31; Criminal Probe Underway

    April 02 2012 9:33 AM EDT

    An ATR-72 twin-engine turboprop carrying 43 people crashed during an attempted emergency landing in a snow-covered field near Tyumen, in western Siberia.

  • US Stock Futures Signal Early Gains; ISM, Construction Data Eyed

    April 02 2012 8:11 AM EDT

    Friday, the Dow gained 66.22 points, or 0.50 percent, to 13,212.04 at the close. The S&P 500 Index gained 5.19 points, or 0.37 percent, to 1,408.47, while the Nasdaq Composite dipped 3.79 points, or 0.12 percent, to 3,091.57. The uptick capped U.S. stocks' strongest quarter in more than two years.

  • Apple
    Labor Audit Finds 'Serious' Breaches At Apple Supplier; Changes Promised

    March 30 2012 11:46 AM EDT

    The audit, which Apple commissioned, found that 43 percent of workers at Foxconn had experienced or witnessed accidents, and nearly two-thirds said compensation does not meet their basic needs.

  • Greenhouse Gases
    US To Impose 1st Carbon Limits On Power Plants

    March 27 2012 11:54 AM EDT

    The long-awaited rules -- subject to congressional approval -- would sharply limit the harmful emissions allowed from such plants built in the future while allowing existing coal plants to keep operating for years.

  • Tiger Woods wins Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday, March 25, 2012.
    'Pure Joy' As Tiger Woods Snaps PGA Victory Drought

    March 26 2012 7:53 AM EDT

    Sunday's win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational was the 72nd of Woods's PGA Tour career, one behind Jack Nicklaus for No. 2 on the all-time list. The last one came 30 months ago, in September 2009.

  • Undated, non-datelined frame grab aired by French national TV stn France 2 claims to show Mohamed Merah
    Toulouse Siege Ends: Suspect Found Dead After Jump

    March 22 2012 7:28 AM EDT

    Mohammed Merah, suspected in the killings of seven people in recent days, was found dead Thursday morning after jumping from a window of his Toulouse apartment building, France's interior minister said.

  • Stock Futures Up Ahead Of Home-Sales Data; Oracle Rises

    March 21 2012 8:12 AM EDT

    Asia shares continued to fall amid lingering worries about China growth. In Japan, shares declined for the first time in six sessions.

  • US Futures Down Amid Apple Buyback, Dividend News

    March 19 2012 8:01 AM EDT

    European markets lost ground as the lack of positive catalysts prompted a pause in the recent string of gains, while Asian stocks were mostly higher.

  • Mitt Romney addresses media next to Puerto Rico Gov. Luis Fortuño upon arrival at Isla Grande airport in San Juan March 16, 2012.
    Romney's Puerto Rico Win Adds To Pressure On Santorum

    March 19 2012 7:51 AM EDT

    The front-runner has so far amassed more delegates than his Republican rivals combined and is poised to win more Tuesday in Illinois, even if he loses the popular vote, Romney's campaign says. It's stepping up calls for Santorum to concede defeat and quit.

  • UPS To Acquire TNT Express For €5.16B In All-Cash Deal

    March 19 2012 7:03 AM EDT

    UPS will pay €9.50 a share in cash for Europe's second-biggest express-delivery provider, up from a February bid of €9 a share and 54 percent above TNT shares' closing price on Feb. 16. The deal is the biggest in UPS's 105-year history.

  • Sign shows address of Goldman Sachs headquarters building in New York
    Goldman Sachs CEO Fires Back At Disgruntled Banker

    March 14 2012 8:42 AM EDT

    In a resignation letter published in the New York Times, Greg Smith said he was disgusted at how the Wall Street firm valued making money from clients over trying to help them. But Goldman and its chief executive said the ex-executive's criticisms weren't reflective of the firm.

  • Rick Santorum
    Santorum Sweeps Alabama, Mississippi, Clouding Romney's 'Inevitability' Claim

    March 14 2012 7:25 AM EDT

    The frequent runner-up urged supporters to help him beat presumptive front-runner Romney. Now is the time to pull together, Santorum said. We are campaigning everywhere there are delegates because we are going to win this nomination before the convention.