Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 6:25am
The first multilateral trade agreement reached under the World Trade Organization since it was created over a generation ago has taken force, aiming to streamline cross-border trade to the benefit of the developing world in particular.
Paisley Dodds and Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 5:52am
A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release, raising questions about the ability of security services to track the whereabouts of potential terrorists.
Britain's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the government is entitled to set a minimum-income threshold for people wanting to bring foreign spouses to the country, a measure introduced to ensure that immigrants won't draw on public welfare funds.
Angela Charlton, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 5:13am
Surprise new costs for the long-troubled Airbus A400M military jet sent the European plane maker's profits plunging last year and will weigh on the company's financial prospects through next year, even as it forecast a rise in aircraft deliveries and demand.
Jamey Keaten and Youkyung Lee, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 5:04am
Swiss engineering company ABB says that an executive at its South Korean unit is suspected of leading a "sophisticated criminal scheme" to steal millions of dollars from the company. The scandal could cost it as much as $100 million.
David McHugh, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 3:41am
German business optimism rose unexpectedly in February as executives appeared to shrug off initial worries about U.S. President Donald Trump's policies, providing another sign that Europe's economy is gaining pace.
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 2:00am
Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. Subsidized coverage through "Obamacare" offers protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says.
Adam Beam and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 22nd - 1:27am
While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation's opioid-addiction crisis.