Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 9:31pm
Asian stocks mostly fell Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike.
Randall Chase, Associated Press | Posted Aug 4th - 3:41am
Leaders of a small, predominantly black town on Maryland's Eastern Shore are defending their decision to fire the town's first black police chief and call for healing racial tensions that have divided the community.
Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted Aug 4th - 2:20am
The U.K. government said Tuesday it sold 5.4 percent of taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland for 2.1 billion pounds ($3.3 billion) as it begins to shed a majority stake acquired at the height of the financial crisis in 2008.
Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | Posted Aug 4th - 1:32am
South Korea said Tuesday that it had agreed to a 85.1 billion won ($73 million) deal with a Chinese-led consortium to salvage a ferry that sunk in an accident that killed more than 300 people in April last year. The formal contract could be signed as early as Wednesday.
Randall Chase, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 7:12pm
Residents of a small town on Maryland's Eastern Shore vented their frustrations and concerns about the ouster of the town's first black police chief at a City Council meeting Monday that devolved into angry shouting.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted Aug 3rd - 7:01pm
Poland lacks probable cause to extradite a Russian art dealer living in New York on criminal charges accusing him of knowing that an 18th-century painting taken from a Polish museum by the Nazis during World War II was stolen property when he inherited it from his father, a judge ruled Monday.