GENEVA (AP) - Swiss private bank Julius Baer says it plans to cut about 1,000 jobs from Merrill Lynch's wealth management operations outside the United States following a deal to buy the unit from Bank Of America.
The Julius Baer Group based in Zurich said in a statement Tuesday its target for
BOSTON (AP) - A couple from Hong Kong has sued a U.S.-based college admissions consultant for failing to get their two sons into an Ivy League university as he had allegedly promised.
Gerald and Lily Chow say in their suit filed in U.S. District Court in Boston that they gave Mark Zimny more than $
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - Eager to expand in the United States, China's biggest technology companies face an America anxious about threats to jobs and national security.
The latest blow: A U.S. report that says telecom equipment makers Huawei Technologies Inc. and ZTE
By DON MELVIN and SARAH DiLORENZOAssociated Press
LUXEMBOURG (AP) - Europe made little progress Tuesday in its efforts to secure the region's stricken financial system and ensure that failing banks never risk an entire country's economy again when finance ministers from the 27-country
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - The advice from master to student over the past three years has been simple: Be prepared. Know what to do and how to do it.
"Fearless Felix" Baumgartner has heeded Joe Kittinger's advice and now is about to test it.
By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Blame it on the wind. Again.
For the second straight day, extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner aborted his planned death-defying 23-mile free fall because of the weather, postponing his quest to become the world's first supersonic skydiver
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A Colorado family's years of waiting ended Tuesday when they finally buried a fallen Marine who had been missing since a helicopter crash during the rescue of an American ship crew seized by Cambodia's Khmer Rouge in 1975.
Pfc. James Jacques
By The Associated Press
A chronological look at the case against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, based on grand jury reports, court appearances and testimony. Some key dates in Penn State football and since the scandal broke are included.
- 1969 - Jerry Sandusky
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Days after taking his wife off life support, George Cary got a phone call that confirmed his suspicions: Her meningitis-related death was linked to tainted steroid injections at a Michigan clinic that had regularly treated her back pain.
The doctor on
By GARANCE BURKEAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - From Florida to Virginia, Massachusetts to California, candidates and political parties seeking to squeeze every vote from a divided electorate are targeting America's newest citizens. It's a relatively small bloc but one that can be