Articles by Joseph Lazzaro

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Joseph Lazzaro, U.S. Editor, served as Managing Editor of New York-based financial news web sites, 1999-2004, and as Economics/Markets Editor for AOL’s, 2008-2011.

Israel, Hamas Agree To Ceasefire: Sources

Israel and Hamas agreed on Wednesday to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt on the eighth day of intensive Israeli fire on the Gaza Strip and militant rocket attacks out of the enclave, Israeli, Palestinian and Egyptian sources said.

Tel Aviv Bus Hit By Bomb, At Least 10 Wounded

A bomb exploded on a bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding at least 10 people in what Israeli officials said was a terrorist attack that could complicate the Gaza cease-fire efforts.

Election Coverage: Obama Reelected

Obama has been reelected. Ohio put the Democrat over the 270 electoral vote threshold. Check back with the live blog for the latest updates.

Syria Accepts Holiday Truce, Russia Says

The government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has indicated to Russia that it will accept U.N.-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi's proposal for a Muslim holiday ceasefire.

1 Russian Punk Rocker Freed, 2 Others Still Held

A member of punk band Pussy Riot was freed on appeal on Wednesday but a Moscow court upheld prison sentences for two others imposed over a raucous cathedral protest against Vladimir Putin, who said they had got the jail terms they deserved.

EADS, BAE Call Off Aviation/Defense Merger

EADS and BAE Systems called off the world's largest defense and aviation merger on Wednesday, and sources close to the talks blamed Germany for wrecking the $45 billion deal.

Obama, Romney Now Tied At 45%: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Republican Mitt Romney has erased President Barack Obama's advantage in the race for the White House and the two candidates are now tied among likely voters, according to a Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll released on Tuesday.

11 Euro States Back Financial Transaction Tax

Eleven euro zone countries agreed on Tuesday to press ahead with a disputed tax on financial transactions designed to help pay for the cost of fixing a crisis that has rocked the single currency area.