WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. government took a step toward regulating the $800 trillion derivatives market, listing transactions that would fall under new financial regulatory rules.
Derivatives are financial instruments that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis. They are used to hedge against
By CASSANDRA VINOGRAD and GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - When Eva Rausing approached the heavily guarded U.S. Embassy in London's Grosvenor Square four years ago to deal with a routine passport matter, she had to pass through British security, then face an airport-style metal
By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - America's first new nuclear plants in more than a decade are costing billions more to build and sometimes taking longer to deliver than planned, problems that could chill the industry's hopes for a jumpstart to the nation's new nuclear age.
UPDATE: Airway Heights PD Chief tells KHQ's Chelsea Kopta that women
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Casino and carry out the prostitution in the resort hotel. Kalispel
Tribal police initially tipped off Airway Heights Police, who led
By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is poised to pay a $22.5 million fine to resolve allegations that it broke a privacy promise by secretly tracking millions of Web surfers who rely on Apple's Safari browser, according to a person familiar with settlement.
By GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The family of a California soldier killed in Afghanistan sued a military contractor for rehiring an Afghan national as a security guard after he allegedly threatened to attack U.S. troops and eventually killed two service members and wounded four
By JENNY BARCHFIELDAssociated Press
SANTA RITA DO SAPUCAI, Brazil (AP) - Brazilian inmate Ronaldo da Silva was making an escape of a sort as he hopped on a bicycle and pedaled furiously, clocking up several miles (kilometers) before jumping off.
Silva didn't get very far, in fact not an inch
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
By CHARMAINE NORONHAAssociated Press
TORONTO (AP) - The CEO of embattled BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. asked disgruntled investors for patience Tuesday as the company develops new devices to rival the iPhone and Android smartphones.
Thorsten Heins, who replaced longtime CEOs Mike
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Republican Wisconsin state Sen. Van Wanggaard decided not to go to court to challenge his recall election loss, effectively conceding the race Tuesday to his challenger and giving Democrats at least a temporary majority in the state Senate.