AMSTERDAM (AP) - The European Parliament has approved a fishing reform intended to ensure that overfished seas can repopulate.
The policy, which goes into effect in 2014, requires European countries to set quotas and fishermen to respect a "maximum sustainable yield." That means catching no more of
NEW YORK (AP) - Fifth & Pacific is selling its Lucky Brand Jeans for $225 million so that it can better focus on its Kate Spade brand.
The New York company, formerly known as Liz Claiborne, has been selling off parts of its business over the past few years. Before announcing the sale Tuesday
NEW YORK (AP) - The founder of Lululemon is stepping down as chairman after raising ire with his comments about the body types of potential buyers of the retailer's yoga pants.
The company also said Tuesday that it is appointing Laurent Potdevin as its next CEO. He succeeds Christine Day, who
By JOVANA GECAssociated Press
POZAREVAC, Serbia (AP) - There was the time he smashed her head against the concrete floor and collected the gushing blood in a bucket, Mica said, apparently just for fun. And the beating that left a wall so splattered the family spent a whole day repainting it. There
By The Associated Press
LONDON (AP) - World stocks edged lower Tuesday as investors took a breather after Wall Street hit another record high this week, and on expectations the Federal Reserve will cut its monetary stimulus.
After closing at a record high on Monday, the S&P retreated 0.
By LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
MARSEILLE, France (AP) - A French businessman who sold tens of thousands of breast implants filled with industrial-grade silicone and prone to leaks was convicted of fraud on Tuesday and sentenced to the maximum four years in prison.
His lawyer promised to appeal
BERLIN (AP) - Car maker BMW AG says its sales were up 2.7 percent in November compared with a year earlier, putting the company on course for a record year thanks to strong demand in China and the U.S.
The company said Tuesday that the BMW Group, which also includes the Mini and Rolls-Royce brands
SINGAPORE (AP) - The United States and 11 other nations negotiating a free trade zone stretching from Chile to Japan failed to reach a final agreement at talks in Singapore, but indicated they were closing in on a landmark deal.
The U.S.-led agreement is a major part of President Barack Obama's
By JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG and DAVID McHUGHAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Finance ministers of the European Union on Tuesday held marathon talks on how to create a central agency that can rescue banks without using taxpayer money.
One major hitch holding up agreement has been how to finance a fund
By ASIF SHAHZADAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan will push forward with a controversial pipeline to import natural gas from neighboring Iran, Pakistan said Tuesday, a project opposed by the United States.
The pipeline will link Iran's gas fields with energy-starved Pakistan, but by
By MARYCLAIRE DALEAssociated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart
A man who has already endured more than most is facing a new challenge.
Over the weekend, James VanCuren's snow tires were stolen from outside his garage before being installed on his truck.
"I'm not taking the pass this time of year with bald tires," said VanCuren.
The loss of his tires
by WSU Athletics Media Relations
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Washington State’s Kyra Holt was named the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Pacific North Region Freshman of the Year.
Through a vote of the region’s coaches, Holt, a 6-1 outside hitter from Hercules, Calif., added yet another honor to