By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge agreed Tuesday to dismiss some of the manslaughter charges against two BP supervisors in the deaths of 11 workers when the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico.
U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval Jr.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Romania's lower house of Parliament has rejected an amendment to a mining law that would have allowed a Canadian company to go ahead with plans to build Europe's largest open cast gold mine.
Lawmakers voted 160 to 105 with 22 abstentions for the amendment on
By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has refused to declare a mistrial in the case of former BP drilling engineer charged with obstruction of justice following the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
In a filing Tuesday, defense lawyers for Kurt Mix said prosecution
LONDON (AP) - The Royal Bank of Scotland says its group finance director will resign after spending less than three months in the role.
The bank said Nathan Bostock, who was appointed to the post on Oct. 1, informed the bank's board on Tuesday that he intends to resign.
The bank said in a
By KEVIN McGILLAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge has refused to declare a mistrial in the case of a former BP drilling engineer charged with obstruction of justice following the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Kurt Mix is accused of deleting text messages and voicemails about the
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - H&R Block Inc. posted a smaller loss in its fiscal second quarter than a year ago, when the tax preparer booked a bigger loss from operations that have since been discontinued.
The Kansas City, Mo., company typically reports a loss in the August-October period because it
NEW YORK (AP) - Stock prices are lower on Wall Street as the market takes a pause after hitting its latest record high.
The Dow Jones industrial average lost 52 points, or 0.3 percent, to close at 15,973 Tuesday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index gave up five points, 0.3 percent, to 1,802,
By PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
LAAYOUNE, Western Sahara (AP) - Police clashed with stone-throwing demonstrators in a city of Western Sahara on Tuesday during a protest against a new fishing accord that gives EU boats access to rich coastal waters.
At first, only a few dozen people were able to
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Government dairy subsidies that affect the cost of a gallon of milk are set to expire at the end of the year as farm-state lawmakers said Tuesday that they do not expect to have a new farm bill - or an extension of current law - before Jan 1
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - It's that time of year again: doctors caring for Medicare patients once more face a steep pay cut. But this time Congress is pursuing a permanent fix to the annual drama that has undermined the medical profession's confidence in
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
After considering all of the information presented, the appeals board upheld the original ruling by the University Disciplinary Board that puts students Dan McIntosh and Erik Fagan on indefinite probation for a weapons policy violation.
The students were punished by Gonzaga after using a gun to
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – (December 9, 2013 - www.GoZags.com) Gonzaga University women's basketball junior forward Sunny Greinacher was tabbed West Coast Conference Player of the Week.
Greinacher helped No. 24 Gonzaga to three wins last week as the Bulldogs improved to 7-1 overall. Greinacher