By BLAKE SOBCZAKAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - A U.S. investment firm has removed Caterpillar Inc. from three of its popular indexes that track socially responsible investments, citing concerns about the Israeli military's use of company bulldozers in the Palestinian
By JOHN HEILPRINAssociated Press
GENEVA (AP) - The violence in Syria has worsened since a cease-fire deal in April and the bloodshed appears to be taking on dangerous sectarian overtones, the U.N. said Wednesday.
Investigators say they have concluded that
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Prosecutors have charged six South Korean employees of an Israeli company with leaking advanced TV display technology from Samsung Mobile Display and LG Display to their rivals.
The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office said
By OOLUUN BATBAYARAssociated Press
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) - Mongolians vote for a new legislature this week facing a fortunate choice: How best can the landlocked, still poor country spend an expected windfall from its mining boom?
The main political parties
By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDYAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Gunmen attacked a pro-government TV station Wednesday near the Syrian capital, killing seven employees in the latest barrage of violence as world powers prepared for a high-level meeting that the U.S. hopes will be a turning
By ALEX KENNEDYAssociated Press
SINGAPORE (AP) - Oil hovered above $79 a barrel Wednesday in Asia after a report showed a surprise increase in U.S. crude supplies, suggesting demand remains weak.
Benchmark oil for August delivery was up 12 cents at $79.48 a
BEIJING (AP) - China's Cabinet has announced measures aimed at boosting Hong Kong's anemic economic growth ahead of a weekend visit by President Hu Jintao.
The Cabinet said Wednesday it will promote Hong Kong's status as a center for offshore finance
HONG KONG (AP) - Apple is rolling out its iTunes online store to Hong Kong, Taiwan and 10 other Asian countries in a broad push to sell music and video to more users in the company's fastest growing region.
The company said Wednesday that Singapore, Macau,
By MATTHEW PERRONEAP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Food and Drug Administration bill designed to increase inspections of foreign drug factories, while also speeding approvals of new drugs at home, is headed to the president's desk after an overwhelming approval in the U.
By DAVID PITTAssociated Press
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden says Mitt Romney was good at creating jobs throughout his career in the private sector - just in countries other than the United States.
Beginning a two-day visit to Iowa, Biden noted