03/13/14 07:00 AM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — In another sign the world economy is finally picking up steam after five years of recession and anemic growth, New Zealand on Thursday embarked on a series of interest rate hikes. New Zealand's Reserve Bank raised its benchmark interest rate by quarter of a...
03/13/14 06:00 AM
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Russia risks "massive" political and economic consequences if Moscow does not enter into "negotiations that achieve results" over the situation in Ukraine. In an address to Parliament, Merkel told lawmakers the only way out of...
03/13/14 05:45 AM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian official denies report that missing plane's engines sent data after last contact.
03/13/14 05:01 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A sixth person has been confirmed killed by an explosion that flattened two New York City apartment buildings. Fire department spokesman Michael Parrella says the body of an unidentified male was found in the rubble around 3:15 a.m. Thursday. A half hour earlier, a woman's...
03/12/14 07:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip-search spurred an international flap had the case against her dismissed by a federal judge on Wednesday, but prosecutors suggested they might refile the charges stemming from claims she exploited her housekeeper. For now, at least,...
03/12/14 07:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has won a round in his 15-month fight against supplements and weight-loss products maker Herbalife. The direct seller's shares tumbled Wednesday after Herbalife revealed that it is being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission for possible...
03/12/14 05:45 PM
BEIJING (AP) — China's Xinhua agency: Government website has images of suspected debris of missing plane.
03/12/14 04:15 PM
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand raises benchmark interest rates by 0.25 percent, to 2.75 percent.
03/12/14 04:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine's PM vows to never surrender, says, 'Ukraine is and will be part of the Western world'
03/12/14 03:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama: US and world 'will be forced to apply costs' if Russia continues its path in Ukraine.
By Astrid Galvan | 03/12/14 01:49 PM
The Arizona Constitution limits governors to two terms, but the Republican governor and her advisers have kept alive a scenario in which she might mount a longshot legal challenge to seek another four years in office.
03/12/14 01:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal Trade Commission opens investigation into the nutritional supplement company Herbalife.
03/12/14 12:33 PM
Facing the media in a press conference setting for the first time since allegations surfaced Monday that Mayor Vincent Gray knew of a 'shadow campaign', Gray once again denied he had any knowledge or involvement in the illegal activity.
03/12/14 11:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kerry says he will meet Russian foreign minister in London in bid to avert new Ukraine crisis.
By Seth Borenstein | 03/12/14 10:34 AM
If the Obama administration's health care plan is going to pass what amounts to its first physical, people have to sign up this month at a pretty speedy rate: 42 times a minute.
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