By The Associated Press
A financial services security group is warning about possible cyber-attacks on banks, citing "recent credible intelligence."
The group, the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center, has raised its cyber threat level to "high" from "elevated," saying
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department is warning Americans to avoid non-essential travel to Pakistan as protests over an anti-Islam video grow and turn violent.
The department issued an alert Thursday. It's stepping up existing advice for Americans to be aware of the
By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - A batch of worrying economic figures tugged stock markets slightly lower Thursday. Measures of manufacturing and business activity in both China and Europe slumped.
In the U.S., the railroad Norfolk Southern warned that it's shipping fewer
By MUNIR AHMED and REBECCA SANTANAAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - U.S. Embassy advertisements condemning an anti-Islam video appeared on Pakistani television on Thursday in an attempt to undercut anger against the United States, where the film was produced. Hundreds of youths, however,
By CIARAN GILESAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain raised €4.8 billion ($6.2 billion) in a debt auction Thursday that saw strong demand and a substantial drop in its borrowing costs. But analysts and investors warned that Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy should not take the successful sale as a
By GILLIAN FLACCUSAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The anti-Islamic movie trailer inflaming the Middle East opens with Muslims ransacking a Christian medical clinic and then segues into a flashback of Muhammad's life. "Set the place on fire! We'll burn out these forsaken Christians
By BOB SALSBERG and DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - A drug defendant serving time in jail was allowed Wednesday to withdraw his guilty plea in the wake of a scandal at a drug-testing lab. It's the first of what could potentially be many convictions jeopardized after
By The Associated Press
HOUSING BOOSTS: Stocks rose Wednesday after a pair of encouraging reports about the U.S. housing market. Home sales and construction of single-family homes in August both occurred at the fastest pace in more than two years.
JAPAN JOINS: Markets overseas closed higher
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Smoke from wildfires in central Washington has state officials again warning residents in Ellensburg and Wenatchee about hazardous air conditions. And those conditions are not expected to improve significantly in the next few days. The state
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Oracle Corp.'s latest quarterly results should give investors a better sense of whether corporate spending on computer software is holding up better than the slackening pace of business investments in hardware and other technology equipment.
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The results,