By DANIEL WAGNERAP Business Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal criminal and civil investigators looked into possible leaks of economic data that the government provides early to news organizations, according to a report released Tuesday by the Labor Department.
The Securities and Exchange
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - An official says Iran has set up a private oil export group in an attempt to bypass a European ban on buying Iranian oil.
The ban is part of Western sanctions aimed at pressuring Iran over its nuclear program.
Hasan Khosrowjerdi, head of the Iranian oil products exporters union
NEW YORK (AP) - Coverage of the catastrophic Joplin, Mo., tornado and the investigation into secret intelligence operations set up by the New York City Police Department won awards for deadline and enterprise reporting from the Associated Press Media Editors association for journalism excellence by
By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japanese seeking information on radiation levels in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster are turning to a volunteer group founded in the U.S. that has created a detailed and constantly updated visual database online.
Sean Bonner, a Los Angeles
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new book claims Israel's spy agency dispatched assassins into Iran, as part of a campaign to sabotage the country's disputed nuclear program.
Israeli operatives have killed at least four Iranian nuclear scientists, including
By PAULINE ARRILLAGAAP National Writer
LAS VEGAS (AP) - To begin: This is not a story about Ron Paul.
Not exactly, anyway. And yet to get where we want to go we will start at OPA!, a Greek restaurant on the edge of town where Clark County Republicans and tea
By CHRIS KAHNAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Iran's ability to rattle oil markets has been greatly diminished by growing concerns about the world economy.
The price of oil fell this week even though Iran staged missile tests and renewed threats to block
By MICHAEL MELIAAssociated Press
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - U.S. Navy investigators have dismissed allegations that pervasive cheating tainted training exams administered to enlisted sailors and officers in the submarine force, according to documents obtained Thursday by The
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has escaped sweltering Washington but she won't be getting much of a respite from the heat as she crisscrosses Europe, Asia and the Mideast to deal with some of the world's most
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
Oil edged up to $88 a barrel Thursday as Norway's largest oil company said it would begin shutting down production due to a labor conflict, and central banks in China and Europe slashed their interest rates to boost sagging economic growth