- Thai Junta Leader Appointed Prime Minister
August 21 2014 12:38 AM
The army seized power on May 22 in a bloodless coup following six months of sometimes deadly street protests.
- Woman Sentenced In Plot To Steal US Nuclear Secrets
August 20 2014 9:53 PM
Marjorie Roxby Mascheroni pleaded guilty last year to plotting to pass classified nuclear weapons data to a person they believed to be a Venezuelan government official. Her husband Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni, 79, has also pleaded guilty.
- Bank Of America In $16.5B Deal With US Over Mortgage Bonds: Source
August 20 2014 4:02 PM
The bank has been hammering out the final details of the record-breaking accord with the U.S. Justice Department and is expected to pay about $9 billion in cash and the rest in assistance to homeowners.
- Pakistani Protesters Reach Parliament As Police Look On
August 19 2014 8:10 PM
Riot police and paramilitaries had tried to seal off the diplomatic and government zone before the march began, and were told not to intervene as protesters, some of them women throwing rose petals, moved all obstacles in their way.
- Ex-CEO Ballmer Quits Microsoft Board To Focus On NBA's Clippers
August 19 2014 6:42 PM
Former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has left the software company's board in order to spend more time on his newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, but said he plans to hang on to his 4 percent stake in Microsoft.
- Oil Spill Closes 15-Mile Stretch Of Ohio River Near Cincinnati
August 19 2014 11:50 AM
The Coast Guard said the river was closed from mile markers 453 to 468, from Cincinnati to Dayton, Kentucky, while it responded to the spill.
- Israeli Military Says 3 Rockets Fired From Gaza, Despite Truce
August 19 2014 9:24 AM
Three rockets fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Tuesday, the Israeli military said, hours before a truce with Palestinian militant groups was set to expire.
- Spring Repairs Drive Strong Q2 For Home Depot
August 19 2014 8:40 AM
After the long, brutal winter, consumers headed for home-improvement stores to handle repairs and prep for summer.
- BHP Billiton Wants To Sell Its Nickel Business
August 19 2014 8:21 AM
Nickel prices are up more than 50% this year and the world's biggest miner wants to cash in.
- Iraqi Forces Mount Operation Against Islamic State In Tikrit
August 19 2014 6:00 AM
Iraqi forces were advancing rapidly from the south but were slowed by landmines, roadside bombs and snipers.
- West Africa Ebola Toll Passes 1,200
August 19 2014 5:44 AM
The WHO is working with the U.N.'s World Food Programme to deliver food to 1 million people living in Ebola quarantine zones in West Africa.
- Fifteen Bodies Retrieved After Ukraine Convoy Attack: Military
August 19 2014 4:54 AM
The Kiev military blamed the attack on the rebels, but they have denied responsibility.
- Dollar General Enters Race For Family Dollar With $8.95B Bid
August 18 2014 10:44 PM
"Both Dollar General and Dollar Tree have some capacity to go a little bit higher with the offer price," said Joseph Feldman, analyst at Telsey Advisory Group.
- Community Health Says Data Hacked From China's 'Apt 18'
August 18 2014 8:09 PM
Security experts said the hacking group, known as "APT 18," may have links to the Chinese government.
- James Jeffords, Republican And Independent Senator, Dies
August 18 2014 3:58 PM
James Jeffords, a soft-spoken Vermonter whose defection from the Republican Party in 2001 created an unprecedented power shift in the U.S. Senate and gave Democrats control of the chamber for 18 months, died on Monday at age 80, his former aide said.
- China Home Prices Fall For Third Straight Month In July
August 18 2014 8:09 AM
China real estate bubble news still shows China property prices falling.
- China Finds Mercedes-Benz Guilty Of Price-Fixing
August 18 2014 4:13 AM
The auto sector has been under particular scrutiny, with a wave of investigations triggering a drop in the prices of spare parts in recent weeks.
- Kurds Say They Have Control Of Dam
August 17 2014 1:30 PM
Kurds say they have retaken control of Mosul dam.
- NATO General Warns Russia Against Infiltration
August 17 2014 12:34 PM
U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove says military force would be used to keep Russia from pulling another Crimea.
- Kurdish Militants Train Yazidis To Fight Islamic State
August 17 2014 11:01 AM
Kurdish militants have trained hundreds of Yazidi volunteers at camps inside Syria to fight Islamic State forces in Iraq.