Thursday, June 11, 2015
Six activists protesting Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean were arrested Tuesday, five who blocked entrances to the Seattle port where the company's massive rig is parked and another who disrupted a port commission meeting.
Canada's Black's Photography in August will close its remaining 59 retail stores, the company said Tuesday, the latest victim of digital photography and plummeting consumer demand for camera film and printed pictures.
Monday, June 8, 2015
Tensions soared in Guyana Saturday, after Venezuela declared its territorial seas re-drawn to include an offshore area where a major oil deposit has been found.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
U.S. employers added a robust 280,000 jobs in May, showing that the economy is back on track after starting 2015 in a slump.
We've seen the TV ad pitches from celebrities like "The Fonz" Henry Winkler and actor and ex-senator Fred Thompson, touting the benefits of reverse mortgages for older homeowners.
Fiat Chrysler is admitting that it missed legal deadlines to notify customers in five safety recalls.
Gossip and news site Gawker Media employees say they have voted to join the Writers Guild of America, East, making it the first digital media outlet to organize.
British regulators on Friday said they had fined Lloyds Banking Group 117 million pounds (US$179 million) for unfair treatment of customer complaints after they were missold an insurance product.
Friday, June 5, 2015
U.S. companies stepped up hiring in May, a private survey found, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy even after it contracted at the start of the year.
Brazil's central bank Wednesday raised its key interest rate a half point to 13.75 percent, a sixth straight rise as Latin America's largest economy fights to stem inflation during a slowdown.