By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks edged lower in early trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors waited for word from the Federal Reserve.
The U.S. central bank will release its latest policy update at 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Fed chairman Ben Bernanke will speak at
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus' deputy government spokesman says the Cabinet has ratified a preliminary agreement with U.S. firm Noble Energy and its Israeli partners Delek Drilling and Avner Oil Exploration on their participation in the development of a planned natural gas processing facility.
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are edging lower in early trading on Wall Street as investors hold back ahead of a policy announcement from the Federal Reserve.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 17 points, or 0.1 percent, at 15,301 in the first few minutes of trading Wednesday.
The Standard &
BERLIN (AP) - President Barack Obama is suggesting Europe may need to adjust its economic policies to tackle high youth unemployment.
Obama said at a news conference in Berlin Wednesday that he has confidence in the eurozone's policies to resolve the 17-nation bloc's debt crisis, but also
NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stock futures are mixed in light trading with investors holding back before the Federal Reserve reveals its stance on the economy.
Markets have swung wildly for weeks leading up to the two-day meeting, which ends Wednesday.
Dow Jones industrial futures are down 14 points to 15,
By DAVID KOENIGAP Business Writer
DALLAS (AP) - FedEx Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit fell 45 percent as international customers traded down to less-expensive delivery options.
Excluding charges, the results still beat Wall Street expectations. But the company's forecast for the next 12
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's nuclear watchdog formally approved a set of new safety requirements for atomic power plants Wednesday, paving the way for the reopening of facilities shut down since the Fukushima disaster.
The new requirements approved by the Nuclear
By DEREK GATOPOULOSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's governing coalition parties are to meet for a second time in three days to try and end a political crisis triggered by the closure of state broadcaster ERT.
Conservative Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will hold talks later
By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - If doctors and patients used prescription drugs more wisely, they could save the U.S. health care system at least $213 billion a year, by reducing medication overuse, underuse and other flaws in care that cause complications and longer,
SEATTLE (AP) - A Boeing 787 flying from Denver to Tokyo diverted to Seattle because of an oil filter issue, a United Airlines spokeswoman said.
An airline maintenance team was inspecting the jet after Flight 139 landed normally Tuesday afternoon at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, United
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
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
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