By DIAA HADID and EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Syria's foreign minister brought his regime's case before the world Monday, accusing the U.S. and its allies of promoting "terrorism" and blaming everyone from neighbors and extremists to the media for escalating
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Galaxy S3, iPhone 5 or HTC One? That's a tough question for Taiwan's Cabinet ministers.
Senior Taiwanese officials have been under scrutiny for the smartphones they use - specifically whether they support Taiwan's HTC Corp., which plays a big role the island's
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
The price of oil slipped below $92 a barrel on Monday as closely watched surveys showed the global economy remains weak.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for November delivery was down 47 cents to $91.72 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York
By PAMELA SAMPSONAP Business Writer
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian stock markets were boosted Tuesday by an upbeat report showing U.S. manufacturing grew in September month for the first time in four months.
Hopes that the U.S. economy might be picking up helped push Japan's Nikkei 225 index 0.3
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's manufacturing contracted again in September but improved from the previous month in a possible sign an economic slowdown is bottoming out.
An industry group, the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, said Monday its monthly
TOKYO (AP) - Major Japanese manufacturers are increasingly gloomy due to weakening growth at home and overseas, a quarterly survey by Japan's central bank showed Monday.
The Bank of Japan's "tankan" index for the three months that ended in September was minus 3, a worsening from the
By KEVIN BEGOSAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Kremlin is watching, European nations are rebelling, and some suspect Moscow is secretly bankrolling a campaign to derail the West's strategic plans.
It's not some Cold War movie; it's about the U.S. boom in natural gas drilling,
By BRIAN BAKST and MARTIGA LOHNAssociated Press Writers
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A prideful entrepreneur, known at City Hall and recognized by federal leaders for his ingenuity and business spirit. A package deliveryman known for his devotion to his children and the Green Bay Packers. The
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese manufacturing contracted for the 11th straight month in September amid a fall in new orders, though the decline might be easing, a business survey showed Saturday.
HSBC Corp.'s purchasing managers' index, based on a survey of more than 400 companies, was 47.9 for
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Saudi Arabian deputy foreign minister said Friday that Security Council inaction on the Syrian civil war gave the Bashar Assad regime "a green light" to attack his own people.
Abdulaziz bin Abdullah told the U.N. General Assembly on Friday that the Assad regime was "in a