By KASIE HUNTAssociated Press
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Mitt Romney came under withering criticism Wednesday over his depiction of President Barack Obama's auto industry bailout, with Vice President Joe Biden accusing him of perpetuating an "outrageous lie" and newspapers assailing the Republican
BRUSSELS (AP) - Anheuser-Busch InBev NV, the world's biggest brewer, says its third -quarter revenues rose by 9.1 percent, despite a slight decrease in the global volumes of sales.
The company said on Wednesday that volumes in its key U.S. market had "shown encouraging improvements" this year
By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Shares of General Motors surged Wednesday after the company announced big job cuts in Europe and reported third-quarter earnings that were far better than Wall Street expected.
The Detroit company said it has cut 2,300 jobs in Europe this year and
By BARBARA SURKAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian warplanes fired missiles at opposition strongholds around Damascus and in the north on Wednesday as Turkey, a key backer of the anti-regime rebels, appeared to distance itself from an earlier call to impose a no-fly zone.
The Syrian regime
By NIRMALA GEORGEAssociated Press
NEW DELHI (AP) - Vijay Kumar clutched a worn plastic folder containing his high school diploma and his nursing aide certificate as he joined a long queue at an employment exchange in a New Delhi suburb. It's a familiar ritual. For six years he has struck
TOKYO (AP) - Mazda Motor Corp. says it has shaken off a long spell of losses, turning a 12.2 billion yen ($153.3 million) profit in the July-September quarter, though it revised downward its sales forecast for the year.
The Hiroshima-based automaker's profit for the quarter compared with a 14.4
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Taiwan on Wednesday lowered its projected 2012 growth rate for the ninth time, reducing last month's 1.6 percent estimate to 1 percent. That would be the most anemic since 2009, when the island was still mired in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, slashed its dividend as it slid into a third-quarter loss on the back of a slowdown in China.
The company reported Wednesday that it made a $709 million loss during the July-September period in contrast to last year's
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - World markets rose and Wall Street prepared to get back to business Wednesday after a mammoth storm pummeled the U.S. East Coast, forcing forced the closure of the New York Stock Exchange.
Oil rose above $86 a barrel as investors waited for U.S.
By DAVID ESPO and JULIE PACEAssociated Press
BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) - President Barack Obama soberly toured the destruction wrought by superstorm Sandy on Wednesday in the company of New Jersey's Republican governor and assured victims "we will not quit" until cleanup and recovery are