Friday, July 18, 2014
A group of influential U.S. lawyers says it has an answer to the question of what should happen to Facebook, Yahoo, Gmail and other online accounts when a person dies.
The United States and Europe significantly strengthened sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine Wednesday, with Washington for the first time directly targeting Russia's banking, military and energy sectors.
he Shanghai court that will try two foreign investigators linked to the bribery case of drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in China said Thursday it will hold an open trial, following diplomatic and family protests.
Microsoft said Thursday it would slash 18,000 jobs from its global workforce over the next year, the majority from the integration of the Nokia unit acquired this year.
Gaza residents rushed to banks, vegetable markets and shops Thursday during a first U.N.-brokered lull in 10 days of Israel-Hamas fighting, but a quick resumption of hostilities after it ended signaled that a permanent truce remains elusive.
A U.S. job search website has put mail carrier, farmer, meter reader, newspaper reporter and travel agent on its annual list of the most-endangered jobs, underscoring the changes in the job landscape triggered by evolving information and communications technologies.
New U.S. home construction fell sharply in June, and building permits also dropped, official data showed Thursday in a report signaling persistent weakness in the housing market.
Mexican prosecutors said Wednesday that victims told harrowing tales of sexual abuse, beatings, hunger and filth in a once well-regarded group home where authorities freed a total of 607 adults and children in a raid.
She hadn't done splits and high kicks since her cheerleading days in high school, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal — to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.
A Silicon Valley investor proposing to split California into six separate U.S. states passed an initial poll hurdle this week, even if the initiative appears ultimately doomed to fail.