By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States said Tuesday it is ending the U.S. Agency for International Development's operations in Russia after a Kremlin demand that the aid organization leave the country, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's policy of
By YINKA IBUKUNAssociated Press
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Despite all its cutting-edge technology, Google Inc. has turned to the humble text message to break into Nigeria's booming economy.
The search engine has started a service in Nigeria, as well as in Ghana and Kenya, which enables mobile
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yahoo has completed a long-awaited $7.6 billion deal with China's Alibaba Group, generating a windfall that could help ease the pain of Yahoo shareholders who have endured the company's foibles during the past few years.
By The Associated Press
SETTLED: An Ohio franchisee who runs several western Pennsylvania Panera Bread stores has agreed to pay more than $76,000 to settle discrimination claims by current and former black employees.
HELD BACK: Guy Vines, the black worker, sued Warren, Ohio-based Covelli
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling that likely would have led to greater disclosure of who is paying for certain election ads.
In March, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that the Federal Election
By DAVID A. LIEBAssociated Press
MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) - The CEO of a failed artificial sweetener company was charged Tuesday with theft and securities fraud in Missouri for allegedly using bond revenues to avoid foreclosure on his Beverly Hills, Calif., home and misleading financiers about the