Wednesday, August 20, 2014
PriceWaterhouseCoopers will pay US$25 million and face a two-year suspension from consulting for new bank clients under an agreement with New York regulators following an investigation that showed the company improperly altered a report about Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi laundering money.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Missouri's governor on Monday ordered National Guard troops to help restore order in Ferguson, hours after police hurled tear gas to disperse violent protesters in the town wracked by race riots.
Ukraine on Monday accused pro-Russian rebels of shelling a convoy of civilians fleeing the war-torn east, leaving “many” dead, as crisis talks to halt months of bloodshed failed to make a breakthrough.
Heavily armed robbers have attacked the motorcade of a Saudi prince in Paris, making off with 250,000 euros (US$335,000) in cash and reportedly stealing “sensitive” documents, French police said Monday.
Two climbers and their guide have fallen 800 meters to their death in the Mont Blanc range, police said on Monday, the latest in a series of tragedies on Europe's highest mountain.
U.S. stocks pushed higher in early trade Monday despite continued tensions in Ukraine, with a new bid in the dollar-store fight stirring up retailer shares.
More than 160,000 mourners turned out to pay their respects to Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos on Sunday after the popular socialist politician's death in a plane crash last week.
Sequins, cans of beer, soccer balls and a curvaceous Mount Rushmore were unified together as art on oversized bras displayed at the ninth annual Bras for a Cause at the Seascape Golf Club near Santa Cruz, California on Sunday.
The frail survivors found inside a shipping container at a British port at the weekend following a “horrific ordeal” are Sikhs from Afghanistan and include 13 children, police said Sunday.