MADRID (AP) - Spain's prime minister says his country won't experience economic growth until 2014 and that he has no immediate plans to ask for a bailout that could trigger purchases of Spanish bonds by the European Central Bank.
Mariano Rajoy said in a radio interview Tuesday that Spain
By NASSER KARIMIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranian local airlines have increased their airfares by up to 70 percent amid Western sanctions on the oil and banking system, the official IRNA news agency reported on Tuesday.
The report quotes Hamid Reza Pahlevani, head of the country'
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Superstorm Sandy knocked off nearly $4 billion of retail sales last week in the hard-hit Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region, nearly 20 percent of the usual total, according to figures released Tuesday by a retail data service.
NEW YORK (AP) - The dollar fell slightly against other major currencies Tuesday as traders awaited results from the U.S. presidential election.
The race between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney is expected to be close. The dollar traded within a tight range throughout the
By The Associated Press
FREDDIE EARNS: Mortgage giant Freddie Mac earned $2.9 billion from July through September, its fourth straight profitable quarter. The government-controlled company attributed the gain to rising home prices and fewer mortgage delinquencies.
PAYS DIVIDEND: Freddie said it
PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech Republic's government is set to survive a confidence vote this week after rebel lawmakers in the conservative party of Prime Minister Petr Necas resigned.
In September, Parliament rejected an austerity package that includes an increase in the taxes on retail sales and
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are rising sharply on Wall Street as Americans head to the polls in a closely fought U.S. presidential election.
Shortly before noon Tuesday, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 150 points at 13,263.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 12 points to 1,428, while
By The Associated Press
A few Election Day facts about gasoline as voters decide between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney for president:
- The national average for a gallon of regular gas on Tuesday is $3.46 a gallon. That's an all-time high for Election Day, eclipsing last year's record of
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While the latest 007 flick, Skyfall, has already popped up in UK theaters, those of us in the States will lay eyes on Daniel Craig's third go around as Bond this Friday, November 9. Of course, the super sleek spy is known for a closet full of badass gadgets, and