Russia Bent On 'Creeping Annexation' Of Breakaway Regions, Georgia Says
February 26 2015 6:38 PM EST
Russia is moving ahead with the "creeping annexation" of two breakaway Georgian regions as part of an aggressive strategy to broaden its influence in the region, Georgia's foreign minister said Thursday.
GameStop Nabs 163 RadioShack Leases For Spring Mobile Push
February 26 2015 6:06 PM EST
GameStop may increase the number of its Spring Mobile stores after the company bid for the right to take 163 leases over from electronics retailer RadioShack Corp, which filed for bankruptcy this month.
RBS Shrinks Investment Bank, Posts $5.4B Loss
February 26 2015 3:19 AM EST
The loss compared with an attributable loss of 9 billion pounds ($14 billion) the previous year.
Spain's Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For About $3B
February 26 2015 12:17 AM EST
The new company will serve 3.1 million electric and gas customers across New York, Connecticut, Maine and Massachusetts.
Citigroup Unit Probed By More Authorities Over Money Laundering
February 25 2015 7:21 PM EST
Citigroup Inc. said additional government authorities have started probes of possible breaches of anti-money laundering laws at its Banamex USA unit.
Argentina Set To Revamp Intelligence Agency After Prosecutor's Death
February 25 2015 5:12 PM EST
The revamp of Argentina's intelligence service faced its final legislative hurdle on Wednesday, with Congress poised to create a new agency after the government said a renegade spy was linked to the death of a star prosecutor.
Germany Readies Reluctant Approval Of Greek Extension
February 25 2015 8:02 AM EST
Only 21 percent of Germans back an extension for Greece bailout.
Euro Zone Backs Greek Aid Extension, Seeks Clearer Reforms
February 25 2015 5:56 AM EST
A Greek finance ministry official said the country would start discussions immediately with its EU and IMF partners.
Buffett Interested In Buying More German Companies
February 25 2015 5:37 AM EST
In an interview with Handelsblatt, Warren Buffett said he likes the global reach of even smaller businesses in Germany.
Apple Ordered To Pay $533M For Patent Infringement
February 25 2015 5:33 AM EST
Smartflash sued Apple in May 2013, alleging its iTunes software infringed its patents.
Chicago's Mayor Emanuel Faces Election Run-Off
February 25 2015 5:09 AM EST
The setback comes despite a visit to Chicago last week from President Barack Obama.
China’s Factories Grow But Outlook Remains Uncertain
February 25 2015 1:25 AM EST
Factory activity grew marginally but weak foreign demand and deflation pose threats.
Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Seeks To Quash Corruption Charges
February 24 2015 7:42 PM EST
Lawyers for once-powerful former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver asked a judge to throw out federal corruption charges because a top prosecutor made "prejudicial" public statements.
Strong Dollar Hurts HP's Earnings Forecast, Shares Plummet
February 24 2015 7:01 PM EST
Hewlett-Packard Co. reported flat or lower quarterly revenue in all its operating units, and forecast full-year earnings well below analysts' expectations due to the strong U.S. dollar.
Israeli Troops Shoot And Kill Palestinian In West Bank Clash
February 24 2015 4:36 AM EST
A Palestinian hospital official identified the dead man as 20-year-old Jihad al-Jaafari.
Indonesia Says Executions Won't Be Delayed Despite Mercy Pleas
February 24 2015 3:06 AM EST
Indonesia's President said on Tuesday that the planned execution of 11 convicts on death row would go forward as planned.
Asia Shares Inch Ahead, Hostage To Fed Outlook
February 24 2015 2:03 AM EST
European bourses are expected to open a shade softer as time ticks away for Greece to deliver a list of reforms.
Oil Falls 2 Percent On Glut Worries; Heating Oil Up On Tight Supply
February 24 2015 1:04 AM EST
Crude oil futures fell more than 2 percent on Monday as investors worried about oversupply and a strong dollar.
Mexico Complains About Remarks Attributed To Pope Over Drug Image
February 23 2015 9:28 PM EST
Mexico said it would send a letter to the Vatican to complain about remarks attributed to Pope Francis about the risk of Argentina suffering a criminal "Mexicanization" due to the spread of drug gangs.
Two Men Sentenced In Plot To Attack Americans In Afghanistan
February 23 2015 9:17 PM EST
Two men convicted of seeking to join al Qaeda and training to carry out attacks on Americans in Afghanistan were sentenced on Monday to 25 years in federal prison, the U.S. Justice Department said.