BAGHDAD (AP) - U.S. oil giant Chevron says it has signed a deal with Iraq's Kurdish regional government to expand its oil exploration territory in the northern self-rule region.
The California-based company said in a statement emailed Tuesday that it acquired the rights to hunt in the Qara Dagh
By KIMBERLY DOZIER and DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Sprint is suing to stop Dish Network's buyout of wireless data network operator Clearwire. The nation's third-largest cellphone carrier said the proposed deal violates the rights of Sprint and other Clearwire shareholders.
Dish has offered to pay $4.40 per share
By DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britain's Serious Fraud Office has charged a former trader with conspiracy to defraud in the rigging of a benchmark interest rate.
The UK's official financial crimes investigator says Tom Hayes, a former trader at UBS and Citigroup, was charged
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - State TV channels in Greece remained off-air Tuesday as the political storm over the future of public broadcaster ERT rages on despite a court ruling that the prime minister's decision to pull the plug was wrong.
The threat of a snap general election was averted late
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - Switzerland's lower house of parliament pushed back strongly Tuesday against a government proposal to end a bitter dispute with U.S. authorities over American tax cheats suspected of hiding money in the country's banks.
LE BOURGET, France (AP) - Boeing Co. won major orders from five customers for a stretched-out version of its popular 787 Dreamliner jet at the Paris Air Show Tuesday, further evidence of a strengthening market for more expensive long-haul jets.
Boeing announced the formal launch of its 787-10
By MESFIN FEKADUAP Music Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - He really is more than a businessman.
Jay-Z's partnership with Samsung for his new album, "Magna Carta Holy Grail," is another sign of how musicians are finding new ways to push, sell and promote their music, and how the multiplatinum performer -
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says the world's three biggest shipping container operators have entered an alliance to reduce fuel consumption and improve service and operations.
Vincent Clerc of the Copenhagen-based company's shipping unit says
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - There's good news for most companies that provide health benefits for their employees: America's slowdown in medical costs may be turning into a trend, rather than a mere pause.
A report Tuesday from accounting and consulting
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has eight new astronauts - its first new batch in four years.
Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades. A female helicopter pilot also is in the group. In fact, four of
UPDATE: The female driver has been identified as Jennifer A. Schmidt of Spokane Valley. The male driver has been identified as Sean D. Moss. Both Schmidt and Moss were life-flighted by Medstar to Sacred Heart. The State Patrol says both vehicles were totaled and both drivers were wearing seatbelts
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 9:15 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to a person with a weapon call near the area of 13600 E. 20th Ave. Deputies arrived on scene and found the victim homeowner detaining the suspect, later