Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 8:00am
Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional aides and lobbyists say.
Thousands of striking Greek municipal workers marched through Athens on Thursday to press for better employment status, in the latest of a series of protests that have hindered trash collection in major cities.
Joe McDonald and Johnson Lai, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 6:35am
The chairman of Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn said Thursday it may spend more than $10 billion to set up manufacturing in the United States, and will announce investment plans by early August for at least three states.
Kaweewit Kaewjinda and Kankanit Wiriyasajja, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 6:35am
The text-messaging service Line plans to inaugurate an indoor digital theme park in Thailand's capital, seeking to squeeze maximum advantage from its popularity in the country, its second biggest market after Japan.
Oil prices recovered their poise Thursday after slumping to 10-month lows on concerns of a glut in the market. However, concerns about the outlook remain and they weighed on a number of oil stocks in Europe.
Maggie Michael, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 6:05am
Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al-Qaida militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme — including the "grill," in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in a circle of fire, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Fares Akram and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 5:15am
The sole power plant in electricity-starved Gaza Strip sputtered back to life Thursday after receiving fuel from Egypt — a shipment that resulted from a surprising alliance between bitter ex-rivals, including the territory's ruling Hamas and an exiled former Gaza strongman.
Joe McDonald, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 4:33am
Food exporters including the United States and European Union are stepping up pressure on China to scale back plans for intensive inspections of imports that they say would hamper access to its fast-growing market.