Gabon's most high-profile opposition candidate has warned of possible tampering with the outcome of Saturday's presidential election, potentially increasing tensions as this central African nation awaits an official tally.
Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 10:00am
Air bag maker Takata Corp.'s troubles worsened Monday as the company confirmed that a truck carrying its inflators and a volatile chemical exploded last week in a Texas border town, killing a woman and injuring four others.
Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 9:43am
Start with the shoes but move on from there. That's the plan at Foot Locker Inc., long known for its sneakers, which is reorganizing its stores to further highlight top brands, designating areas to showcase trends, and adding more displays of full sports gear to encourage broader shopping.
John-Thor Dahlburg and Lorne Cook, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 9:40am
Both the European Union's lead negotiator in trade talks with the United States and the spokesman for Germany's leader on Monday downplayed assertions that negotiations on the proposed landmark pact have collapsed.
Mauricio Savarese and Peter Prengaman, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 9:40am
Fighting to save her job, suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told senators on Monday that the allegations against her have no merit and that history would judge the country if she is removed from office.
Banks and other financial companies are leading stocks higher in morning trading on Wall Street Monday as investors hope for higher interest rates. The market is coming off three days of losses. Herbalife rose after activist investor Carl Icahn, the company's largest shareholder, said he has increased his stake.
Authorities in North Carolina say seven workers were treated at a hospital for minor injuries and several nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution after cleaning chemicals interacted at a meat packing plant in the community of Tar Heel south of Fayetteville.