US Diplomat On West Africa Visit Ebola Quarantine Takes Hold
October 26 2014 3:44 AM
The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations is visiting West Africa, as more stringent quarantine regulations take hold in some states.
Washington State Teen Shooter's Family Living In 'Nightmare'
October 26 2014 2:14 AM
One girl was killed and four other students were severely wounded when Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in his school Friday.
Dalai Lama Visits Alabama Church Central To Civil Rights Struggle
October 26 2014 1:08 AM
Tibet's spiritual leader visited the Birmingham, Alabama Church where Martin Luther King launched rallies for African American freedom.
Japanese PM's Support Slumps In Wake Of Cabinet Resignations
October 26 2014 12:50 AM
Two of Shinzo Abe's ministers resigned on one day last week, amid allegations of financial and electoral impropriety.
Khama's Botswana Democratic Party Wins
October 25 2014 11:00 PM
Though BDP won, its majority is smaller than in the last parliament.
Ukraine Leader Seeks Support For Pro-Europe Course
October 25 2014 8:37 PM
Sunday's election is aimed at clearing out remaining Yanukovich loyalists.
Brazil Presidential Candidates Trade Corruption Accusations
October 25 2014 5:28 AM
In a TV debate before Sunday's run-off election, the candidates clashed over a scandal at Brazil's state-run oil company.
China Coal Mine Accident Kills 16 In Xinjiang Province
October 25 2014 2:28 AM
China's mines are the deadliest in the world because of lax enforcement of safety standards and a rush to feed demand from a robust economy.
US House Panel To Meet With Regulators About Takata Air Bags
October 24 2014 8:32 PM
The U.S. House committee looking into the defective air bags made by Takata will hold a briefing with regulators to learn the details of the regional recalls affecting 10 automakers.
Fannie Mae Settles Shareholder Lawsuit For $170M
October 24 2014 8:09 PM
Fannie Mae has reached a $170 million settlement of a lawsuit accusing it of misleading shareholders about its finances, risk management and mortgage exposure before it was seized during the crisis.
Heath Care Worker At Newark Airport To Be Quarantined On Ebola Fears
October 24 2014 6:54 PM
A health care worker who had been treating patients in West Africa was detained at Newark airport and will be quarantined, in line with a policy aimed at reducing risk from the Ebola virus, Gov. Chris Christie said.
Pfizer's $11B Buyback Plan Deflates AstraZeneca Bid Hopes
October 24 2014 5:19 AM
Pfizer, which has a market valuation of about $180 billion, earlier this year failed in its $118 billion bid to buy British rival AstraZeneca.
Rajaratnam's Brother Reaches Insider Trading Deal With US SEC
October 24 2014 12:53 AM
As part of the agreement, Rajaratnam, 43, also agreed to be barred from the securities industry, the SEC said.
China's Top Diplomat To Visit Vietnam Again Amid Sea Dispute
October 24 2014 12:45 AM
The two would discuss "Sino-Vietnam bilateral cooperation," the ministry said. It did not elaborate.
US Stock Futures Tumble On Reports Of Ebola Case In NY
October 23 2014 11:52 PM
U.S. stock futures tumbled while safe-haven assets such as the yen and U.S. bonds gained on Friday after reports that a doctor who returned to New York tested positive for Ebola.
Merkel Says EU Will Discuss Bridging Finance For Ukraine Next Week
October 23 2014 11:39 PM
The EU and Ukraine will discuss a bridging loan to Kiev next week so the country can pay in advance for Russian gas deliveries for the coming months, the German chancellor said.
EU Strikes Compromise To Set New Climate Target
October 23 2014 8:13 PM
EU leaders struck a deal on a new target to cut carbon emissions out to 2030.
Caterpillar Profit Beats View; Shares Surge
October 23 2014 2:54 PM
Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) shares jumped more than 5 percent on Thursday after it reported a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit and raised its 2014 outlook, citing strong demand from the North American energy and construction industries.
Russian Prosecutors Detain More Suspects Over French CEO's Death
October 23 2014 7:29 AM
Four Moscow airport workers have been detained and the driver of a snow plough which hit the CEO's private jet was denied bail.
UN Investigator Urges China To Back North Korea Rights Case
October 23 2014 5:33 AM
China is seen as North Korea's principal backer at the UN, but its backing is far from assured, according to a leading UN investigator.