Rami Musa, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 11:11am
Libya's cash-strapped eastern central bank announced it had printed its own bank notes Friday, overcoming initial opposition from the U.N.-backed western government but sparking concern at the divided country's ability to develop coherent monetary and economic policies.
Jeff Karoub, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 11:10am
A legal trade group has been formed for the makers of craft beer and other alcoholic beverages, recognizing the rapid rise of the industry and a desire to deal with a thick brew of regulations across the U.S.
Jeff Martin and Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 10:30am
Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.
Hilary Uguru, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 9:21am
Community leaders in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta are voicing support for a new group of violent militants, saying their demands for a greater share of oil wealth match the aspirations of local people to protest decades of abuse and pollution.
Erika Kinetz and Desmond Butler, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 7:41am
In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying its websites served as a 24-hour market "for counterfeiters and pirates" and should be blacklisted.