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LONDON (AP) -- Eight major technology companies have joined forces to call for tighter controls on government surveillance, issuing an open letter Monday to President Barack Obama arguing for reforms in the way the U.S. snoops on people....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For months, the talk was all about computer code. About response times. About glitches and bugs....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans are insisting terrorist suspects should remain at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, with no chance to be prosecuted in the United States, a policy that Democrats argue limits President Barack Obama's authority in time of war....
If you thought that gun makers might have suffered in the year following the Newtown massacre (whose anniversary is December 14th), you'd be wrong. Their business briefly plunged. But has rebounded now to levels higher than before the tragedy. At several leading gun makers, sales, share price and profits are up.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Hoods were up and heads were down as a storm that plagued the Midwest for days plodded into the Northeast on Tuesday with knifing winds and blowing snow, stranding dozens of motorists on a southern Ontario highway and giving much of the region its first real taste of winter....
A man in Georgia said he's undecided about whether to appeal the state appeals court's decision that he must pay his former fiancée who he left for another woman $50,000, his lawyer says.
With the skyrocketing use of social media by companies, many are still learning the ropes of how to grab customers' attention with humorous or news-worthy messages but still Twitter-tasteful. Here are 10 tweets from big brands that led to company apologies.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- American Airlines and US Airways seem an unlikely couple, even to the man who took over the combined company after they completed their merger on Monday....
HOUSTON (AP) -- One of the largest food supply companies is buying one of its key rivals, creating an even larger, global distribution company....
DUBAI (Reuters) - Three state-owned Gulf firms are considering a joint bid for a minority stake in Occidental Petroleum Corp's Middle East and North Africa (MENA) unit, a deal that could be worth between $8 billion and $10 billion, three banking sources said.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone's bailout fund should be allowed to lend to help finance the closure of banks in the bloc, a proposal prepared for euro zone finance ministers showed on Monday.
PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus parent EADS said it plans to cut 5,800 European jobs in a restructuring of its defense and space activities.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is handing out new subsidies for buying ships to help its beleaguered shipbuilders, confounding a government pledge to reduce support for sectors with over-capacity in order to reform the economy.
(Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators are considering whether to expand a recall of the Hyundai Elantra because the airbags could cause an injury in a side impact accident.
Having quality, affordable health insurance is an important concern for many Americans—but what defines quality, and how can you find the best price? Many Americans have grandfathered health plans (those that existed by March 23, 2010, and have not since changed substantially), but with the rollout of new Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans, switching to a new plan may be a smart option.
LONDON (Reuters) - Former Goldman Sachs banker Elias Preko was sentenced to 4-1/2 years in prison by a London court on Monday for laundering $5 million on behalf of James Ibori, the former governor of Nigeria's oil-producing state of Delta.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street rose modestly on Monday after Chinese inflation data eased worries about policy tightening there, while investors were cautious before speeches on the economy by top Federal Reserve officials.
(Reuters) - Medical device maker Hologic Inc named a former Stryker Corp CEO as its chief executive, and said it appointed two directors backed by Carl Icahn to its board as part of a settlement with the activist investor.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European countries are seeking to agree before year-end on how to close failing lenders, part of an ambitious plan to create a single banking framework and fix broken banks whose problems have festered since the financial crisis.
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp reported weaker-than-expected global sales at established restaurants for November, hurt by a sharp drop in comparable-store sales in the United States.