- Xi Jinping Struck Deal To Investigate Former Security Chief: Reuters
July 30 2014 4:56 AM
Zhou Yongkang is being investigated by the party's anti-corruption watchdog for suspected "serious disciplinary violations."
- BlackBerry's Bid To Beef Up Security Credentials
July 30 2014 12:35 AM
The acquisition is the latest by the smartphone pioneer to build on niche areas in an attempt to reinvent itself.
- US Judge Says She Cannot Seize Kurdish Crude For Now
July 29 2014 10:13 PM
A high-stakes dispute over a tanker carrying $100 million in Iraqi Kurdish crude took a surprising turn on Tuesday when a U.S. judge said she lacked jurisdiction given the ship's distance from the Texas shore and urged that the case be settled in Iraq.
- GM Sued Over Deaths And Injuries Linked To Ignition Switches
July 29 2014 9:43 PM
The lawsuit names a total of 658 plaintiffs, including 29 who are bringing claims on behalf of people who died.
- Colorado Court Tells County To Stop Issuing Gay Marriage Permits
July 29 2014 8:45 PM
Colorado's top court ordered the Boulder County Clerk on Tuesday to stop giving out marriage licenses to gay couples while it considers an appeal by the state's attorney-general who says a ban on same-sex nuptials remains in force.
- US Homeownership Rate Falls To 19-Year Low
July 29 2014 11:00 AM
The rate, which peaked at 69.4 percent in 2004, was 65 percent in the first three months of 2013.
- McDonald's Japan May Sue Supplier Of Tainted Meat
July 29 2014 8:12 AM
The company has said previously that the sourcing switch could cause many of its 3,100-plus stores to run out of chicken products.
- Argentina Bracing For Second Debt Default
July 29 2014 7:41 AM
Time is running out for Argentina to pay "holdout" investors suing Latin America's No. 3 economy for full payment on their bonds.
- Russian Sanctions A Threat To BP's Ongoing Business, Company Says
July 29 2014 7:34 AM
BP said that to date, sanctions had not had a significant effect on its business in Russia.
- Karzai's Cousin And Ghani Ally Killed In Afghan Suicide Attack
July 29 2014 4:54 AM
The attack comes as the country is caught in a political deadlock over a disputed election to replace Hamid Karzai as president.
- US Judge Signs Order To Seize Cargo Of Kurdish Oil From Tanker Off Texas
July 29 2014 4:08 AM
The vessel is carrying some 1 million barrels of crude worth about $100 million and arrived on the Texas coast on Saturday.
- Nigeria Isolates Hospital In Lagos As Obama Briefed On Ebola Outbreak
July 28 2014 9:34 PM
Ebola has killed 672 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since it was first diagnosed in February.
- Iraq Lays Claim To Kurdish Crude Cargo In Texas Court
July 28 2014 7:46 PM
The United Kalavrvta tanker, carrying some 1 million barrels of crude worth about $100 million, arrived off the coast of Texas on Saturday but has yet to unload its disputed cargo.
- Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban
July 28 2014 3:20 PM
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on Monday.
- Richard Branson's Virgin America To Sell Shares To The Public
July 28 2014 9:27 AM
The company, known for mood lighting and wi-fi and comfortable leather seats even in economy class, offers flights to 22 cities in the United States and Mexico.
- Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar For $8.5B
July 28 2014 8:48 AM
Dollar stores have struggled in a weak U.S. economy.
- Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar
July 28 2014 6:53 AM
Dollar Tree's offer represents a premium of about 23 percent over Family Dollar's stock-price close on Friday.
- China Condemns US Anti-Dumping Duties On Solar Imports
July 28 2014 5:43 AM
The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday placed anti-dumping duties as high as 165.05 percent on solar panels and cells from China.
- Hague Court Rules Against Russia, Awards $50B To Yukos Shareholders: Reuters
July 28 2014 3:46 AM
The claim in the Hague was made by subsidiaries of Gibraltar-based Group Menatep.
- Australia Approves $15.5B Carmichael Coal Project
July 28 2014 1:18 AM
The Carmichael mine has sparked protests from green groups and marine tour operators worried about carbon pollution.