UK Consumer Confidence Hits 12-Year High In March: Poll
March 31 2015 1:55 AM EDT
The poll's findings exceeded all forecasts from 17 economists surveyed by Reuters last week.
Hyundai Aims To Unveil Autonomous Driving Tech In 2020
March 30 2015 10:14 PM EDT
Hyundai Motor Co. said it aims to commercialize autonomous driving capabilities in some of its cars in 2020, as the the automaker plays catch-up in the increasingly competitive technology.
Buhari Builds On Early Lead In Tight Nigerian Election
March 30 2015 7:04 PM EDT
Nigerian opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari built a lead of 2 million votes with three-quarters of states counted on Monday, raising the prospect of a stunning ballot box victory for him.
Air Strike Kills At Least 40 At Yemen Camp For Displaced
March 30 2015 5:37 PM EDT
An air strike killed at least 40 people at a camp for displaced people in north Yemen, humanitarian workers said, in an attack that apparently targeted nearby Houthi fighters.
Justice Department Sues Over Discrimination Against Transgender Professor
March 30 2015 4:53 PM EDT
The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Monday against Southeastern Oklahoma State University over its suspected discrimination against a transgender assistant professor.
Nadal Crashes Out In Miami, Murray Wins
March 30 2015 9:21 AM EDT
A third-round loss marks another early elimination for Rafael Nadal on hardcourt.
European, Asian Shares Rise, Helped By Chinese Stimulus Hopes
March 30 2015 5:33 AM EDT
Chinese stocks surged to seven-year highs, helped by Beijing's unveiling of an ambitious plan to build a modern Silk Road.
Cameron To Meet Queen, Formally Call Knife-Edge Election
March 30 2015 2:57 AM EDT
Cameron will ask the monarch's approval to dissolve parliament ahead of a May 7 ballot.
Warburg Pincus Seeks $12B Private Equity Fund
March 30 2015 2:16 AM EDT
Private equity investors prefer their money to be deployed quickly, assuming it's invested wisely.
Oil Prices Fall As Iran, World Powers Seek Nuclear Deal
March 30 2015 12:52 AM EDT
A Singapore-based brokerage firm expects oil prices to fall further in the second quarter.
Andy Murray Closes In On 500th Win
March 29 2015 3:16 PM EDT
"It's not easy these days to win that many matches, so that's a good sign," said the Scot, who advanced at the Miami Open.
Pennsylvania Girl, 4, Rides Bus Alone In Search Of Slushie, Shocks Passengers
March 29 2015 1:15 PM EDT
Upon noticing the child, the bus driver pulled over, called his control center and waited for police to arrive.
Afghani Politician Survives Suicide Attack That Kills 3 Others
March 29 2015 1:13 PM EDT
Eight people were injured and three died in an apparent targeted suicide attack on a member of Afghanistan's parliament.
Germanwings Crash Co-Pilot May Have Had Detached Retina
March 29 2015 11:32 AM EDT
The Bild am Sonntag says investigators found evidence that Andreas Lubitz feared losing his eyesight, apparently because of a detached retina.
Upset By Elizabeth Warren, Banks May Halt Donations To Dems In Senate
March 29 2015 11:23 AM EDT
Upset with calls for banks to be broken up, some big Wall Street players have discussed withholding campaign donations to Senate Democrats in protest.
White House Tasks CDC With Squashing Superbugs By 2020
March 29 2015 10:36 AM EDT
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been given a mandate to slash rates of infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria by 2020.
HP Ex-CEO Carly Fiorina Pegs Odds Of Presidential Bid 'Higher Than 90%'
March 29 2015 10:31 AM EDT
A former head of the Hewlett-Packard Co., Carly Fiorina says she anticipates joining the U.S. presidential race in late April-early May.
Tens Of Thousands Of Tunisians March After Attack On Bardo Museum
March 29 2015 9:18 AM EDT
"There is no room for terrorists here," one of the Tunisian demonstrators says. “Today everyone is with us.”
Anticipated Iranian Nuclear Deal Worse Than Israel Feared, PM Says
March 29 2015 8:43 AM EDT
“This deal, as it appears to be emerging, bears out all of our fears, and even more than that,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says.
Arab League Leaders To Announce Formation Of Unified Regional Force
March 29 2015 7:46 AM EDT
It may take months for Arab League leaders to create the unified regional force, as proposed by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.