- Hamas Claims Soldier Israel Accused It Of Capturing May Have Died In Ambush
August 01 2014 8:41 PM
The Hamas Islamist group's armed wing in the Gaza Strip said on Saturday it had no clear indication on the whereabouts of an Israeli soldier that Israel has accused them of abducting, adding he may have been killed during an ambush.
- S&P 500 Posts Biggest Weekly Decline Since 2012
August 01 2014 8:11 PM
Shares of Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N), the world's largest maker of household products, rose 3 percent to $79.65 and helped to support the Dow and S&P 500 after it said it could sell about half of its brands in the next two years and cut jobs.
- Republicans Revive Border Security Bills To Speed Deportations
August 01 2014 4:53 PM
The U.S. House of Representatives planned to vote on Friday on revised border security legislation that would make it easier to deport Central American child migrants from the southwestern border, satisfying a key demand from conservative Republicans.
- US Judge Orders Argentina Debt Negotiations Must Continue
August 01 2014 3:51 PM
U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa in New York criticized the decision by Latin America's No. 3 economy to default on $29 billion in debt earlier in the week rather than pay the holdouts as ordered.
- US Unemployment Rate Inches Up To 6.2%, 200K Jobs Added
August 01 2014 8:41 AM
July marked the sixth straight month that employment has expanded by more than 200,000 jobs.
- US Stocks Poised For Second Day Of Big Losses
August 01 2014 8:03 AM
Investors look to payrolls for insight into rate policy.
- China Stocks Avoid Fallout After Strong Manufacturing Data
August 01 2014 7:34 AM
China's recovery was broad based with 10 out of the 13 sub-indices pointing to improvement from the previous month.
- US Job Growth Slowing, But Solid
August 01 2014 6:58 AM
The unemployment rate likely held at a six year-low of 6.1 percent, but could surprise on the downside.
- WTO Deal Refusal Undermines India's Image: Kerry To Modi
August 01 2014 4:54 AM
Kerry was in New Delhi to revitalize ties and lay the ground for Modi's visit to Washington in December.
- India Uncovers New Gold Smuggling Route
August 01 2014 12:56 AM
India has imposed a record 10 percent duty on gold imports, prompting smugglers to think of innovative ways to bring the metal into the country.
- Tea Party Out-Muscles Boehner On Border-Security Funding
July 31 2014 8:19 PM
A bill to fund border security blew up in House Speaker John Boehner's face on Thursday, leaving Republicans in disarray and struggling to reconcile Tea Party demands with the need to deal with a humanitarian crisis on the southwestern border with Mexico.
- Lawyers Expect Hundreds Of Claims At Start Of GM Ignition-Switch Program
July 31 2014 5:00 PM
Several hundred claims are expected to be filed at the start of a GM-financed program being launched Friday to compensate victims of a faulty ignition switch on some of its vehicles, lawyers say.
- CIA Concedes It Spied On Senate Investigators, Apologizes
July 31 2014 3:49 PM
The CIA conceded it had improperly monitored computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee in an investigation of CIA interrogation tactics and secret prisons for terrorism suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
- Stocks Tumble, Dow Down 200 Points
July 31 2014 12:25 PM
Weak U.S. data contributed to the bearish tone as jobless claims rose more than expected in the latest week.
- Argentina Defaults, But Investors See Eventual Deal Possible
July 31 2014 7:56 AM
Even a short default will raise local companies' borrowing costs.
- Some WTO Members Discuss Customs Deal Without India: Reuters
July 31 2014 2:56 AM
India's ultimatum has revived doubts about the future of the WTO as a negotiating body.
- Gaza Toll Soars As Israel 'Days' From Completing Tunnel Hunt
July 31 2014 12:57 AM
Gaza officials say at least 1,361 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have now been killed while Israel has lost 56 soldiers and three civilians.
- Russia Responds To Sanctions As Battle Rages Near Flight MH17 Crash Site
July 31 2014 12:34 AM
Russia announced a ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland and said it could extend it to the entire European Union.
- China Should Set Lower 2015 GDP Growth Target, IMF Says
July 30 2014 9:53 PM
China should set an economic growth target of 6.5-7 percent for 2015, below its goal for 2014, and refrain from stimulus measures unless activity threatens to slow sharply from that level, the International Monetary Fund said on Thursday.
- No Deal For Argentina
July 30 2014 8:39 PM
Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in more than 12 years after talks with holdout creditors ended without a settlement on Wednesday.