By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The European Central Bank cut its benchmark interest rate to a record low Thursday to spark economic growth but gave little sign it would take further action soon to ease Europe's financial crisis
By ALEX KENNEDYAssociated Press
SINGAPORE (AP) - Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday as investors brushed off monetary stimulus measures by China, Europe and Britain as insufficient to reverse a global economic slowdown.
An interest rate cut by the European
By MEAD GRUVERAssociated Press
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Firefighters took advantage of a lull in searing heat and shifting winds in Wyoming and Montana on Thursday to attack wildfires that have charred thousands of acres and forced dozens of residents to flee their homes
By MENELAOS HADJICOSTISAssociated Press
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus' president on Thursday defended his government's decision to seek financial aid from the island nation's eurozone partners while at the same time asking for a loan from Russia, insisting that the
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa police chief says authorities have recovered the bodies of three young children who apparently drowned in a river during a Fourth of July outing with family and friends.
Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper says the two girls,
MONTREAL (AP) - A human head found in a park belongs to a Chinese student who police say was dismembered by a Canadian porn actor, authorities in Montreal confirmed Wednesday.
The head of Jun Lin was the last body part still missing since he was killed and
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - A grounded Nigerian airline says it has started compensating families of those who died when one of its planes crashed a month ago, with each family expected to get $100,000.
The Dana Air plane crashed June 3 in Lagos, Nigeria's
BLUEMONT, Va. (AP) - The death toll blamed on storms and the ensuing blackout across the eastern U.S. is now at 26 after two accidents in Virginia.
The sheriff's office in Loudoun County, on the Maryland border, said Wednesday a utility worker from Florida
By SAMANTHA GROSSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A casino bus careened out of control outside New York City on Wednesday, sending 24 people to the hospital with minor injuries and recalling a collision last year that killed 15 casino-goers just two miles up the road,