Wednesday, September 24, 2014
In a landmark decision, a New York jury on Monday found the Jordan-based multinational Arab Bank liable on 24 counts of supporting terrorism by transferring funds to Hamas.
The Obama administration cracked down Monday on certain overseas corporate mergers and acquisitions, aiming to curb American companies from shifting their ownership abroad to shirk paying U.S. taxes.
hilips said Tuesday it would split the 120-year-old Dutch giant in two, separating its healthcare-lifestyle division from the historic lighting business in a dramatic streamlining move.
Tesco, the world's second-largest supermarket chain after Walmart, has suspended four executives and launched an accounting investigation after admitting that its half-year profit was overstated by 250 million pounds (US$407 million).
Yahoo may be losing some appeal on Wall Street now that U.S. investors can buy directly into Alibaba.
What Bushmen talk about by night differs greatly from what they discuss by day, said a U.S. researcher whose study Monday of hunter-gatherers in Africa suggests fireside chats helped shape human culture.
“Downton Abbey,” the British period drama that has attracted a cult following worldwide, is back this week, with 8.4 million Britons watching the first episode of the new series.
Fewer than a quarter of U.S. children prescribed medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) get the recommended behavioral therapy along with it, said a study out Monday.
The backstory of Batman's many villains came to life Monday in a new U.S. television drama series that Fox hopes will help lift its prime-time ratings out of the doldrums.
Even before Sigmund Freud fled Hitler on the Orient Express from Vienna in June 1938, the father of psychoanalysis and his ideas about sex, dreams and cocaine divided opinion in the Austrian capital.