By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Three budget crises ago, in early 2011, Republicans and President Barack Obama faced off over raising the debt ceiling - and Alison Brown saw the writing on the wall.
Washington had entered the cycle of partisan brinksmanship over
PARIS (AP) - France's finance minister says his government won't enact any more austerity measures this year, even though it has acknowledged it won't meet its deficit goal because of slow growth.
The French government had promised to reduce its deficit to 3 percent of gross domestic
By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - As the cost of building a new nuclear plant soars, there are signs of buyer's remorse.
The second-guessing from officials in Georgia and Florida is a sign that maybe the nation is not quite ready for a nuclear renaissance. On top of construction costs
By CHRISTY LEMIREAP Movie Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It wasn't exactly a mighty victory, but "Jack the Giant Slayer" won the weekend at the box office.
The Warner Bros. 3-D action extravaganza, based on the Jack and the Beanstalk legend, made just $28 million to debut at No. 1, according to
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The spending cuts are here to stay if you believe the public posturing Sunday.
The Senate's Republican leader Mitch McConnell called them modest. House Speaker John Boehner isn't sure the cuts will hurt the economy. The White House's
By AOMAR OUALI and PAUL SCHEMMAssociated Press
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - Corrupt and gorging itself at the trough of Algeria's vast oil wealth - that's how most Algerians privately view the elites running the country. Yet few have been willing to say so publicly, until now.
BERLIN (AP) - Exit polls show Swiss voters have approved a measure to boost shareholders' say on executive pay.
The "Rip-off Initiative" is designed to prevent bosses from receiving huge bonuses even when their companies do badly.
The head of polling group gfs.bern, Claude Longchamp, told Swiss
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - The Palestinian finance minister in the West Bank has announced his resignation in a show of frustration over the government's widening budget deficit.
Nabil Qassis told reporters Sunday that the Palestinian Authority's 2013 budget deficit is expected to reach $1.
By SARAH DiLORENZOAP Business Writer
PARIS (AP) - The Geneva Motor Show has long had a reputation as one of the glitziest stops on the global auto show circuit - the place to unveil luxury models and out-of-this-world fantasy concept cars. But this year the dire state of the European auto industry
By MOSAAD EL-GOHARY and SARAH EL DEEBAssociated Press
PORT SAID, Egypt (AP) - The military intervened in clashes between thousands of protesters and police in a restive Egyptian canal city on Sunday, the latest in a cycle of violence that killed two security members and two civilians, and which