Thursday, September 25, 2014
Germany's Ifo business confidence indicator fell to its lowest level in 17 months in September, data showed on Wednesday, as Europe's biggest economy increasingly feels the chill from geopolitical crises.
Apple's largest iPhone is selling for US$100 more than its other new model, but an outside research firm estimated Tuesday that it costs Apple only US$15.50 more to make the more expensive version.
Citizens Financial Group Inc. has raised about US$3 billion in its initial public offering of stock that was priced at US$21.50 a share, below the expected range.
U.K. regulators fined Barclays Bank Plc, Britain's second-biggest bank, a record 37.7 million pounds (US$62 million) for failing to properly protect client assets.
TNT Express shares slumped almost 11 percent on Wednesday after the Dutch courier company warned it is unlikely to meet its full-year targets due to weak growth in Europe and the U.S.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
The United States said Tuesday it is halting the use of anti-personnel mines apart from in the tense No Man's Land between the Koreas, a step closer to compliance with the Ottawa Convention, the international treaty prohibiting the use, stockpiling, production, and transfer of anti-personnel landmines.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular “Call of Duty” games.
Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a U.S. prosecutor said Monday.
Americans are increasingly inclined to support religious influence in politics, according to a study released Monday that highlighted the U.S. divide between the faithful and non-religious.