NEW YORK (AP) - Media conglomerate News Corp. is set to appoint Robert Thomson, a veteran journalist and the managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, as the CEO of its new, as-yet-unnamed publishing company, according to a report in the Journal.
The paper cited unnamed "people familiar with the
NEW YORK (AP) - Bank of America is postponing an increase in monthly fees for checking accounts, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
The paper cited unnamed people familiar with the bank's plans saying that the new fees would be delayed until at least late next year.
PARIS (AP) - A pan-European stealth combat drone demonstrator has taken its first test flight in southern France.
French defense company Dassault-Aviation is lead contractor on the "Neuron" project launched in 2005 involving firms from France, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Greece and Switzerland to provide
By By JUERGEN BAETZAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Chancellor Angela Merkel said she understands the frustration felt by many Germans over the repeated bailout programs for debt-ridden Greece, but insisted they are in her country's self-interest because they help stabilize the eurozone as a
By By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain's famed chef Ferran Adria on Saturday said the contents of the wine cellar of his former restaurant, elBulli, will be auctioned off next year to raise funds for his new project.
ElBulli served its last supper and closed in July 2011,
SINGAPORE (AP) - Singapore will deport 29 Chinese immigrant bus drivers who were involved in the city-state's first strike in 26 years, the government said Saturday.
The Ministry of Manpower said the drivers' work permits have been revoked and that another driver will be charged with
BEIJING (AP) - China's manufacturing grew in November in the latest sign the world's second-largest economy is recovering from its deepest slump since the 2008 global crisis, a survey showed Saturday.
The state-sanctioned China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing's monthly
BERLIN (AP) - Rating agency Moody's has stripped the eurozone's new €500 billion ($615 billion) bailout fund of its top credit rating.
Moody's announced Friday to downgrade the European Stability Mechanism's long-term debt rating from AAA to Aa1, maintaining a negative outlook.
By The Associated Press
AS YOU WERE: Stock ended the week more or less where they started it. Investors spent the week watching developments in the ongoing budget negotiations in Washington. A stream of comments from lawmakers brought both optimism and pessimism that a deal could be brokered to
By By TOM KRISHERAP Auto Writer
DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. said Friday that it is recalling more than 89,000 new Escape SUVs and Fusion sedans because the engines can overheat and cause fires.
The recall affects vehicles from the 2013 model year with 1.6-liter turbocharged engines that were