By SOPHENG CHEANGAssociated Press
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - The ceiling of a shoe factory in Cambodia collapsed while several dozen workers were inside the building early Thursday, killing at least two people and possibly trapping more under the debris, police said.
The ceiling is believed to
By NICK PERRYAssociated Press
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand will sell a minority stake in a second power company this year as part of a plan to balance its books.
The government on Thursday announced it plans to list state-owned Meridian Energy on the stock market by the end of the
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - The largest U.S. retail-industry group on Wednesday criticized an international pact aimed at improving factory conditions in Bangladesh's garment industry, saying it was a "one-size-fits-all" approach promoted by special interests.
By ELAINE KURTENBACHAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's economy enjoyed a stronger than expected recovery last quarter, growing at a 3.5 percent annual pace as the government stepped up public works spending and eased credit to encourage investment.
The data for January to March showed the
By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lawyers for JPMorgan Chase & Co. are asking financial news and data company Bloomberg LP to turn over any records it has of reporters looking up the log-in and usage data of JPMorgan employees.
A formal letter was sent this week, a person
NEW YORK (AP) - Cisco's net income jumped 14 percent in the latest quarter as revenue at all four of its divisions rose for the first time in a year and a half.
Cisco earned $2.5 billion, or 46 cents per share, in its fiscal third quarter, which ended April 27. That's up from $2.2 billion,
By SARA BURNETTAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Politics has long been a family business in Illinois, a place where who you know - and who you're related to - matters more than most. But the family drama shaping up around the next governor's race adds a new layer of intrigue in a
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is closing higher after shaking off a morning slump.
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 60 points to close at 15,275 Wednesday, a gain of 0.4 percent.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose eight points to 1,658, or 0.5 percent. Both the Dow and S&P are
By ESAM MOHAMEDAssociated Press
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) - Protesters and disgruntled job seekers forced the closure of an eastern Libyan oil terminal on Wednesday for the second time in six months, disrupting exports, said an oil ministry official.
Deputy Oil and Gas Minister Omar al-Shakmak said
By JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is scheduled to deliver a statement at 6 p.m. regarding the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for special review.
The president will make his remarks after discussing the IRS matter with Treasury