By YURAS KARMANAUAssociated Press
YENAKIYEVO, Ukraine (AP) - In the Ukrainian president's eastern hometown, the buildings are grimy with black soot from the surrounding coal mines. The air is thick with pollutants. The men here die young, sometimes from industrial accidents.
And residents have
By JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG and DAVID McHUGHAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - European finance ministers are taking another crack at an issue that's bedeviled them: how to handle failing banks at an EU level.
At a meeting in Brussels, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Monday that he'
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is edging back into record territory, lifted by a big acquisition in the food industry and reports that lawmakers are moving closer a U.S. budget deal.
Food distributor Sysco rose the most in the Standard & Poor's 500 index midday Monday after it announced
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court questioned Monday whether a Wisconsin airline can be held liable for reporting one of its pilots as mentally unstable and potentially armed. Federal authorities pulled the pilot off a flight on which he was a passenger, but found
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - European air and defense company EADS, the parent company of Airbus, said Monday it is cutting 5,800 jobs over the next two years as part of a major overhaul to reduce costs and refocus on civil aviation.
The company said in a statement that the
By STEVE ROTHWELLAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A big acquisition in the food industry and hopes for a longer-term budget deal out of Washington nudged stocks back into record territory Monday afternoon.
Food distributor Sysco rose the most in the Standard & Poor's 500 index after it
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is opening little changed following last week's strong U.S. jobs report.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose six points to 16,026 shortly after the market opened Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index gained three points to 1,808. The Nasdaq composite
HOUSTON (AP) - Sysco is buying the food distributor US Foods for about $3.5 billion in cash and stock.
Under the terms of the agreement announced Monday, Houston's Sysco will pay $3 billion in common stock and $500 million in cash. It will also assume or refinance about $4.7 billion in debt.
By RAPHAEL SATTERAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) - McDonald's said Monday that a key sales figure rose 0.5 percent in November, even as the world's biggest hamburger chain faced tough competition and basically flat traffic in the U.S.
Its global sales performance was the same as in October. The stock slipped in
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
A sign posted to the front door Monday morning said it loud and clear: "Adams is closed."
Frozen pipes led the fire suppression system to fail, causing the sprinklers to go off. Damages to the ceiling tiles, carpets and classroom materials totaled thousands of dollars spread across five classrooms
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Falcons coach Mike Smith says offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter has interviewed for the Boise State head coach position.
Koetter, a native of Pocatello, Idaho, was Boise State's coach from 1998-2000. He posted a 26-10 record with the Broncos with back-to-back