By JOSHUA FREEDAP Business Writer
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rate increases helped FedEx Corp. post net income that was 14 percent higher than a year earlier, when superstorm Sandy hurt business.
However, the second-quarter profit of $1.57 per share was lower than the $1.64 per share expected by analysts
BERLIN (AP) - Chancellor Angela Merkel is vowing to defend German jobs as the European Union's executive investigates whether German companies that use large amounts of electricity get unfair discounts.
Hundreds of German companies have been exempt from paying a surcharge on households'
LONDON (AP) - SABMiller, one of the world's biggest brewers, says its chairman, Graham Mackay has died after suffering from a brain tumor.
The 64-year old Mackay helped lead the company through some of its most dramatic recent moments as it moved from its South African roots to become a massive
By ADAM SCHRECKAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Dozens of migrant workers hired to do construction work on a prominent skyscraper in Qatar are running low on food after working for almost a year without pay, a leading rights group said on Wednesday.
The allegations by Amnesty
BERLIN (AP) - Germany is to nominate a top Bundesbank official to fill a vacant seat on the European Central Bank's executive board, an appointment that would make her the only woman on the top table.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet decided to put forward Sabine Lautenschlaeger, the vice
BRUSSELS (AP) - European finance ministers appear to have made a breakthrough in their long-standing efforts to deal with failing banks.
The ministers from the 17 European Union countries that use the euro met till the early hours of Wednesday, before resuming discussions with colleagues from the
By DANICA KIRKAAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Britain's unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest rate in about four years, official figures showed Wednesday, in a development that's reinforced expectations that the Bank of England will start raising interest rates sooner than previously
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Denmark's troubled turbine maker Vestas A/S says it has received a U.S. order for 175 wind turbines from Enel Green Power North America, Inc.
The world's biggest wind turbine maker says it will begin deliveries in 2014 through 2015. It did not disclose the value
By SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - Global stocks rose Wednesday, as investors appeared increasingly confident that the U.S. Federal Reserve won't announce a reduction in its economic stimulus later.
The Fed's $85 billion of monthly bond purchases have kept U.S. interest rates
BERLIN (AP) - Chancellor Angela Merkel is renewing a push for European countries to make binding agreements to carry out economic reforms as she underlines continuity in her new government's approach to the continent's debt crisis.
Merkel told Parliament Wednesday in the first speech of her
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) - The disappearance of a 9-year-old girl later found strangled and dumped in a trash bin was reported in a 911 call by the man now charged with killing her.
Authorities say Jerrod Metsker, 24, was the last person seen with Reann Murphy at the trailer park where they lived in
Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office Confirms Identity and Cause of death of the man who was killed on December 15, 2013 on the 2500 Block of Garfield
SPOKANE COUNTY, December 17, 2013 – The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identity and the cause of
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UPDATE: On Tuesday afternoon authorities in Spokane Valley confirmed to our Dylan Wohlenhaus that emergency responders a body found in the Spokane River about half a mile from Maringo Dr. and Farr Road.
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