ROME (AP) - Frustrated and angry, thousands of Italian students, jobless and tax-weary workers have moved their days-long protest against "useless politicians" to Rome.
The noisy protest Wednesday afternoon was filling Piazza del Popolo, a square in the heart of the Italian capital.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - The number of bad loans held by Cyprus' largest bank rose sharply to 48 percent in the third quarter of this year from 36 percent at the end of the previous three-month period as the bailed-out country's battered economy continued to shrink.
Bank of Cyprus CEO John
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United Nations on Wednesday predicted that the global economy will grow by at least 3 percent annually in the next two years following signs of improvement in many regions.
In its annual economic report, the U.N. said the world
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are little changed in midday trading as investors wait for word from the Federal Reserve on its stimulus program.
The Dow Jones industrial average was up 17 points, or 0.1 percent, to 15,892 as of noon Wednesday.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index edged down two points,
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The Greek government says it will partially lift protection for distressed mortgages in the crisis-hit country to protect banks from a rising number of unpaid loans.
The Development Ministry said Wednesday it will extend through 2014 a freeze on repossession but only for
By SAM HANANELAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A prominent business group filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging government rules that require federal contractors to display posters telling workers they have a legal right to form a union.
The National Association of Manufacturers asserts the Labor
NEW YORK (AP) - Shares of movie theater operator AMC Entertainment are rising in their first day as a public company.
The stock gained $1.76, or 9.7 percent, to $19.76 in morning trading Wednesday.
AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. priced the initial public offering of about 18.4 million shares at $
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Talent agency William Morris Endeavor Entertainment is teaming with investment firm Silver Lake Partners to buy sports marketing firm IMG Worldwide, combining a powerful force in entertainment with one of the powerhouses in sports marketing.
Financial terms were not
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are edging higher in early trading as investors focus on whether the Federal Reserve will start dialing back its stimulus.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 35 points, or 0.3 percent, to 15,911 Wednesday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was
CHICAGO (AP) - Boeing is promoting Dennis A. Muilenburg to president and chief operating officer.
Muilenburg, who is 49 years old, currently serves as the aircraft company's executive vice president and president and CEO of its defense, space and security division.
Muilenburg was also named as
His stat line isn't overwhelming, but the imposing presence of 7-foot-6 Mamadou Ndiaye and his team's defense certainly is.
For the second time this season, UC Irvine held Eastern Washington University to 33 percent shooting or less and went on to hand EWU its first home loss in four tries
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many detainees at Guantanamo Bay may be closer to heading home under a bipartisan deal reached in Congress that gives President Barack Obama a rare victory in his fight to close the prison.
The compromise is part of a broad defense bill awaiting
Mobile users, click this link to see slideshow photos and video: http://tinyurl.com/oq8mo75SPOKANE, Wash. - Monkey see, monkey do, but it's not every day you see a monkey sitting in a chair, unless it's part of the 'Monkey in my Chair' program. The 'Monkey in my Chair' program sends out 'Monkey