By MARTIN CRUTSINGERAP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Two congressional committees are raising questions about what U.S. regulators knew concerning allegations that a key global interest rate was being manipulated.
The chairman of a House Financial Services oversight subcommittee has asked
By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal criminal and civil investigators looked into possible leaks of economic data that the government provides early to news organizations, according to a report released Tuesday by the Labor Department.
The Securities and Exchange
By JOE MANDAKAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Prosecutors won't pursue the death penalty against a former armored car guard who allegedly stole $2.3 million from the vehicle after killing his fellow guard, the district attorney said Tuesday.
The attorney for the jailed guard, Kenneth Konias
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's parliament on Tuesday ratified a long-awaited agreement with the United States regulating the adoption of Russian children by Americans.
The ratification by a 244-96-2 vote in the State Duma came a year after the two countries
NEW YORK (AP) - Apple will start selling the newest version of the iPad in China on July 20 after paying $60 million to settle a dispute over the ownership of the tablet computer's name.
Apple Inc. says it will begin selling its latest iPad starting at $499 and will cut the price of the older
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A four-alarm fire in a vacant north Philadelphia warehouse left a firefighter injured after a fall and disrupted public transit, authorities said.
The blaze in the four-story building in the Fishtown section of the city was reported at about 2:30 a.m. The flames burned out of
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indiana man was formally charged Tuesday with tricking 10 teenagers in nine different states into performing sex acts on webcam that he recorded and used to coerce them into making more sexually explicit videos.
Federal prosecutors said
By DENISE LAVOIEAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to fly remote-controlled model planes packed with explosives into the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol will plead guilty to two charges, his lawyers and prosecutors said in a plea agreement filed in federal court
By IBRAHIM BARZAKAssociated Press
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Dozens of Islamic militants fired rifles in the air Tuesday in a rousing homecoming for a member of the Palestinian national soccer team who was released by Israel after being held for three years without formal charges.
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) - FBI divers and New York police attempting to retrieve a capsized yacht that sank, killing three children, ran into difficulty securing the vessel in murky waters 60 feet below the surface of Long Island's Oyster Bay on Tuesday. They