By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - A British banking group says it has almost fully cleared up a weeklong banking glitch which delayed posting credits and debits to millions of customers with its NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland accounts.
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Homebuilders led stocks up on Tuesday, helping major indexes recoup some losses from the day before. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. surged after the media conglomerate said it may split into two companies.
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - Communications tower operator SBA Communications Corp. is buying 3,252 towers in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $1.45 billion.
The transaction with affiliates of TowerCo includes $1.2 billion in cash and 4.6 million shares of SBA
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is preparing to spin off its newspaper business into a separate company, an acknowledgement that the printed page that gave rise to a media empire will never again be central to its future
By DANIEL WOOLLSAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's borrowing costs soared in a pair of short-term auctions Tuesday as investors worried that the country would not be able to manage an expensive rescue of its ailing banking sector.
The Treasury auctioned
By DEREK GATOPOULOS and ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Can there be one day without bad news for the new Greek government?
Perhaps, but not Tuesday. The coalition government suffered another setback as a second Cabinet member quit in two
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - Officials in Stockton said Tuesday that mediation with creditors has failed, meaning the Central California city is set to become the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy.
City Manager Bob
By NATALIYA VASILYEVAAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Hackers broke into a prominent Russian opposition leader's Twitter and email accounts, sending his followers abusive messages.
Alexei Navalny's spokeswoman, Anna Veduta, warned his quarter of a million
GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas man who killed a 14-year-old cheerleader and burned her body at the asphalt plant where he worked was sentenced Tuesday to spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Adam Longoria, 38, was formally sentenced to life imprisonment
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden unleashed a back-to-back assault Tuesday on Republican challenger Mitt Romney, re-emphasizing Democratic assertions that Romney as a venture capitalist sent U.S. jobs