By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
Campbell Soup apologized Saturday for a tweet by its SpaghettiOs brand that marked the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks with a picture of its smiling mascot jauntily holding an American flag.
The Twitter account for the canned pasta brand had sent the
By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICONAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - A Mexico senate committee on Saturday proposed opening the country's beleaguered, state-run oil sector to greater private investment.
The Senate proposal would allow the government to grant contracts for exploration and extraction of oil
By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOSAssociated Press
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - China has its sights set on exporting its fruit to the United States. And that's OK with growers in Washington, who harvest the bulk of America's apple crop.
Having the world's No. 1 apple producer as a competitor may seem
By ANDREA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
HAVANA (AP) - It's not dog-eat-dog. Not just yet.
But as more and more islanders go into business for themselves under President Raul Castro's economic reforms, the ethos of capitalism is increasingly seeping into Cuban daily life, often in stark conflict
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to extend benefits for the long-term unemployed before they expire at the end of the year.
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says more than one million Americans will lose benefits if lawmakers don't act. He says
By JIM HEINTZAssociated Press
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's opposition, preparing for what it hopes will be a gigantic protest rally on Sunday, says it will negotiate with President Viktor Yanukovych only if he fires the government and appoints a new one committed to deepening European
LONDON (AP) - Hundreds of flights were delayed or canceled at Britain's busiest airports Saturday after a technical glitch left the main air traffic control center unable to operate at full capacity for much of the day.
National Air Traffic Services, which controls England's crowded
By ALI AKBAR DAREINIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's president defended an interim nuclear deal that eases some of the international community's crippling economic sanctions in return for a freeze on part of the Islamic Republic's uranium enrichment activities, saying
By FABIOLA SANCHEZAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - As Gov. Henrique Capriles campaigned for president of Venezuela last April, he couldn't venture more than a few steps without being hounded by dozens of sharp-elbowed cameramen and photographers. Nearly eight months later, the visibly
By DESSIANING ARIYANTIAssociated Press
BALI, Indonesia (AP) - A deal to boost global trade has been approved by the World Trade Organization's 159 member economies for the first time in nearly two decades, keeping alive the possibility that a broader agreement to create a level playing field
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Apple wants Samsung Electronics to pay $22 million of the legal bills that the iPhone and iPad maker has rung up so far defending its mobile device patents in a courtroom battle.
The money sought in documents filed Thursday would be in addition to the $930 million in damages
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A federal judge has ruled that a man convicted of murder and kidnapping two northern Idaho children in 2005 was mentally fit when he waived the right to appeal his death sentence. U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge issued the ruling Friday in the case of Joseph
By SAMANTHA HENRYAssociated Press
RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - A 10-year-old boy who had been named the town's honorary police chief was given a funeral with full police honors Tuesday, his flag-draped coffin arriving at church to the sound of bagpipes and leaving with a motorcycle escort.
"I lost a