- Robredo Ends Djokovic Bid For Elusive Cincinnati Title
August 15 2014 3:52 PM
The Spanish star edged Djokovic in straight sets, in his first win against the world No. 1 in six meetings.
- Coca-Cola Pays $2.2B For Major Stake In Monster Beverage
August 14 2014 10:26 PM
Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) said Thursday it is making a cash payment of $2.15 billion for a 16.7 percent stake in Monster Beverage Corp (MNST.O) as the world's largest soda maker seeks to expand into faster-growing categories such as energy drinks.
- 'We Broke The Siege Of Mount Sinjar,' President Obama Says
August 14 2014 8:01 PM
President Obama told reporters he didn't expect the U.S. to have to stage an evacuation of the mountain, where thousands of members of the Yazidi religious minority had been trapped by militants, or to continue humanitarian airdrops.
- Mobster 'Whitey' Bulger Launches New Court Bid
August 14 2014 6:44 PM
Lawyers for former Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger on Thursday filed a formal appeal of the sweeping 2013 racketeering conviction on charges of committing or ordering 11 murders in the 1970s and 1980s.
- Pakistan's Quetta Airport Hit By Deadly Bomb And Gun Attack
August 14 2014 5:49 PM
A man was killed and two policemen were wounded in an attack on Quetta airport in western Pakistan on Thursday night, officials said
- Lenovo Q1 Net Profit Climbs 23% As Smartphone Sales Surge
August 14 2014 12:56 AM
Lenovo's core PC business, which still accounts for roughly 82 percent of sales, continued to tighten its grip on the market.
- NewLink Says Ebola Vaccine Trial Could Start In Weeks
August 13 2014 9:19 PM
NewLink Genetics Corp, which licensed an Ebola vaccine developed by Canadian government scientists, has enough doses on hand to launch the first human safety trial of an Ebola vaccine this summer, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
- Islamic State Militants Grab New Weapon: Iraqi Wheat
August 13 2014 3:58 PM
After seizing five oil fields and Iraq's biggest dam, Sunni militants bent on creating an Islamic empire in the Middle East now control yet another powerful economic weapon, wheat supplies, Reuters said in an exclusive report.
- Japan 'Strongly Protests' Against Russian Exercises On Disputed Isles
August 13 2014 5:53 AM
The exercises on the disputed islands are a blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to court resource-rich Russia.
- 12 Ukrainian Nationalist Fighters Killed In Separatist Ambush
August 13 2014 4:30 AM
The separatists opened fire on a bus taking the men to fight just outside the rebel-held city of Donetsk.
- Russia's Loss Is Emerging Markets' Gain
August 13 2014 12:49 AM
Data show that more money left Russian stocks and bonds in mid-July than at any other time in the last six months.
- Canada To Donate Its Own Ebola Vaccine To WHO For Use In Africa: Report
August 12 2014 9:02 PM
The decision to donate the vaccine came after the WHO said on Tuesday that it was ethical to offer untested drugs to people infected by the virus, Reuters wrote in an exclusive report.
- NY Man Accused Of Online Death Threats Against Obama, Cuomo
August 12 2014 8:28 PM
An upstate New York man was accused on Tuesday of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and other political leaders just days after he was arraigned on charges that he had made previous online death threats against them, authorities said.
- Suicide Bomber Attacks Checkpoint Near New Iraq PM's House
August 12 2014 7:46 PM
A suicide bomber attacked a checkpoint near the Baghdad home of new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday, two police sources and local media said.
- Vatican Calls On Muslim Leaders To Condemn ISIS Violence
August 12 2014 11:39 AM
The Vatican called on Muslim religious leaders on Tuesday to condemn "unspeakable criminal acts" by Islamic State militants who have taken a series of cities in northern Iraq, forcing tens of thousands of Christians and Yazidis to flee their homes.
- US To Provide $180M For Food In South Sudan
August 12 2014 11:36 AM
The United States will provide approximately $180 million on Tuesday to help feed the people of South Sudan, the White House said, citing a risk of famine there.
- US To Bolster Air, Navy Activity In Northern Australia: Reuters
August 12 2014 5:09 AM
Some 1,150 Marines are stationed in Darwin in Australia's tropical north under a 2011 agreement that launched Obama's "pivot" to Asia.
- Standard Chartered To Scour Records For Money Laundering
August 12 2014 3:17 AM
The outcome of this review could affect any penalties regulators impose on the bank for anti-money laundering lapses.
- WTO Warns Failure Of Global Customs Deal Could Affect Other Talks
August 12 2014 12:29 AM
Late last month, India torpedoed a deal to simplify, standardize and streamline the rules for shipping goods across borders.
- Alaska Senator Urges Kerry To Help Make Canada Mines Safe
August 11 2014 10:11 PM
Millions of gallons of gray sludge containing metals and minerals spilled into waterways last week from Imperial Metals Corp's Mount Polley gold and copper mine in British Columbia.