Friday, September 19, 2014
As Scots prepare to vote for or against independence, the Loch Ness monster's thoughts remain typically shrouded in mystery and there are fears he may have already made up his mind.
Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the U.S. Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday.
Warner Brothers, the fabled Hollywood studios, plans to eliminate as many as 1,000 jobs, which would be more than 10 percent of its workforce, industry journal Variety reported Wednesday.
British no-frills airline easyJet said on Thursday it had finalized a deal to buy 27 single-aisle A320 jets worth US$2.05 billion at list prices from European aircraft maker Airbus.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
US lawmakers voted Wednesday to authorize training and arming of Syrian rebels to combat Islamist radicals, a crucial step in President Barack Obama's bid to thwart extremism surging across Iraq and Syria.
The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals became the second and third teams to book their places in Major League Baseball's playoffs, clinching the American League East and National League East titles respectively with victories on Tuesday.
Wary House lawmakers are on track to give U.S. President Barack Obama authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate rebels confronting the growing danger of Islamic State militants in Syria.
A special EU summit called by the French and Italian leaders in Italy next month to boost jobs and jumpstart the bloc's sluggish economy has been postponed indefinitely, diplomats said on Wednesday.
The head of the United Nations said Tuesday that the world body is “taking the lead now” on international efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has killed some 2,400 people and could spread further.
The United Nations has brokered an agreement to enable the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, giving a lead role to the Palestinian Authority while involving the private sector, the U.N.'s top Mideast envoy said Tuesday.