- 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.
- Iran Says It Will Co-operate With Nuclear Watchdogs
August 17 2014 8:54 AM
U.N. nuclear-agency chief Yukiya Amano called his trip to Tehran useful.
- Tourist Boat Sinks In Indonesia: 15 Missing, 10 Rescued
August 17 2014 7:36 AM
Fifteen foreign tourists were missing Sunday after a boat traveling between islands in eastern Indonesia sank.
- Pope To Communists: Don't Fear Catholic Church
August 17 2014 3:23 AM
The pope's words were applicable to several nations in Asia where the Catholic Church is associated with colonialism, particularly China.
- Kurdish Forces Advance On Mosul Dam: Report
August 17 2014 2:50 AM
U.S. fighter planes and drones struck targets as part of a campaign to dislodge militants from the hydroelectric power facility.
- Argentina's President Rails Against U.S. Creditors
August 16 2014 11:25 PM
The country's president decried the behavior of U.S. vulture funds, saying that "they don't want a solution" to the country's debt crisis.
- Atlantic City's Revel Isn't The Only Casino Down On Its Luck
August 16 2014 2:56 PM
Neither the Revel Casino's ownership nor its "escalator of death" looks to be making any good moves soon in hard-luck Atlantic City.
- Brazil’s Marina Silva Ready For Presidential Run: Reports
August 16 2014 1:18 PM
Marina Silva appears poised to be her party's presidential candidate, replacing Eduardo Campos, who was killed in a plane clash last week.
- Shake Shack Making Major Market Move
August 16 2014 12:28 AM
The burger chain is reportedly preparing to go public, according to sources.
- AIG Ramps Up Lobbying Efforts After Post-Bailout Hiatus
August 15 2014 11:20 PM
Almost six-and-a-half years after it ceased such efforts, following a U.S. government bailout, the insurer returns to lobbying lawmakers.