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.
China Wants Closer Military Ties With Iran
October 23 2014 4:12 AM
The head of Iran's navy said that the country attached great importance to its ties with China, and was 'ready to enhance bilateral exchanges'.
US Air Strikes Have Killed 533 Militants in Syria, 32 Civilians: Report
October 23 2014 3:39 AM
The month-long campaign has also killed 57 members of the al-Qaeda-affilitated Nusra Front, according to a monitoring group.
Mexico Names 'Probable Masterminds' Behind Teacher Disappearances
October 23 2014 1:20 AM
Iguala Mayor Jose Luis Abarca and his wife had ordered local police to stop the students from disrupting a political event that day.
EU's Juncker Pledges Investment Plan For Jobs
October 22 2014 7:01 AM
Germany, Europe's dominant economy, is resisting calls for it to spend more to kick-start growth.
At Least 11 Banks To Fail European Stress Tests: Report
October 22 2014 6:53 AM
The results of the stress tests on 130 banks by the European Central Bank are due to be unveiled on Sunday.
US Government Probes Medical Devices For Possible Cyber Flaws
October 22 2014 2:39 AM
The products under review include an infusion pump and implantable heart devices.