BERLIN (AP) - Germany's imports and exports grew in October but industrial production lost further momentum, reports showed Monday, raising concern over the strength of Europe's largest economy.
The production of big-ticket items dropped a second month in a row in October, by 1.2 percent
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil remained close to $98 a barrel Monday after figures showing stronger U.S. hiring suggested demand for crude could increase.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark U.S. crude for January delivery was down 2 cents at $97.63 a barrel time in
By DAVID KOENIGAP Airlines Writer
American Airlines has emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner after the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline.
The merger survived a challenge from the government and
By JEAN H. LEEAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - While the rest of North Korea's top brass leaped to their feet before Kim Jong Un, clapping wildly in a requisite show of respect at high-level meetings, his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, often seemed nonchalant, at times even bored. Once
By KAY JOHNSONAP Business Writer
MUMBAI, India (AP) - Sweeping wins for India's pro-business opposition party in state elections are being welcomed by investors as a sign that national polls next year will deliver a government capable of tackling the malaise in Asia's third-largest economy
TOKYO (AP) - Japan slashed its estimate of economic growth for the July-September quarter Monday as investment by companies slowed more than first estimated.
The government said the world's third-largest economy grew an annualized 1.1 percent last quarter, less than half the pace of the
By JORGE RUEDA and FABIOLA SANCHEZAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Nicolas Maduro's opponents gained a stronger foothold in Venezuela's largest cities in mayoral elections, though they failed to deliver the crushing victory they had sought in hopes of breaking a
By KEN SWEETAP Markets Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The vast majority of business economists believe the Federal Reserve will begin to pull back on its massive economic stimulus program in the first three months of 2014, according to a November survey done by the National Association of Business
By EILEEN NGAssociated Press
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Global stock markets were mostly higher Monday as signs of U.S. economic recovery offset concerns that the Federal Reserve may reduce its monetary stimulus this month.
In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 was flat at 6,550.08 and Germany's
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A week after four people died in a New York commuter train derailment, two federal lawmakers proposed Sunday that trains nationwide be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks.
"I know you're going to hear from Metro-North
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
Facebook post from Spokane Fire Department: "Despite resuscitation attempts by Engine 6 assisted by AMR & SIA, the young patient did not survive. The military family was traveling with the teen to Atlanta for a family Christmas. Thoughts and prayers from all of us at the SFD for
By JULIE PACEAP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has taken off for South Africa to attend a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.
Obama and his wife, Michelle, boarded Air Force One under cold, rainy skies Monday morning for the long