By By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - For Alzheimer's patients and their families, desperate for an effective treatment for the epidemic disease, there's hope from new studies starting up and insights from recent ones that didn't quite pan out.
If the new
By By DEE-ANN DURBINAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Lincoln is getting a new car and a new name designed to reverse 20 years of falling sales.
The 97-year old luxury brand, synonymous with presidential limos and black Town Cars, is returning to its original name, Lincoln Motor Co. Lincoln hopes
SINGAPORE (AP) - Officials say 89 workers have been injured, some seriously, in an accident at a Singapore shipyard.
The Ministry of Manpower says the accident occurred Monday on an oil exploration rig being built by Jurong Shipyard Pte. Ltd.
The rig consists of a platform on three legs that can be
By By JILL LAWLESSAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The British government said Monday it would spend more money catching tax avoiders, after a lawmakers' committee accused major multinational companies including Starbucks, Google and Amazon of "immorally" dodging tax.
The companies insisted
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Akzo Nobel, the biggest maker of paints and coatings by sales, says its Chief Executive Ton Buechner will be returning to work next week after extended sick leave due to 'medical fatigue.'
Buechner took the top job in April but went on leave by September, precipitating a
By By DON MELVINAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Details of a plan for Greece to reduce its heavy debt by buying some of it back at bargain prices will be presented Monday to finance ministers from the 17 European Union countries that use the euro.
The ministers in Brussels will also examine a
By By ELENA BECATOROSAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece revealed Monday plans to spend up to €10 billion ($13 billion) in a bond buyback program that it hopes will help stabilize its mountainous debt.
The buyback is part of efforts to reform Greece's moribund economy and reduce
BAGHDAD (AP) - The Iraq Stock Exchange says one of the country's largest mobile operators will start publicly trading its shares early next year. It will be the first stock float since the reign of Saddam Hussein.
The ISX said in a statement Sunday that a quarter of the Iraqi telecom operator
SINGAPORE (AP) - Singapore sentenced a Chinese immigrant bus driver to six weeks in prison Monday for his involvement in the city-state's first labor strike in 26 years.
Pushing for the jail term as a deterrent, the prosecution argued in court that although Bao Feng Shan, 38, was not an
By By JULHAS ALAMAssociated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - As 112 of her co-workers died in a garment-factory fire, Dipa Akter got out by jumping from the third floor through a hole made by breaking apart an exhaust fan. Her left leg is wrapped in bandages and she has trouble walking.