Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 7:33am
Six years after New Jersey Transit won federal approval to install modern safety technology on its commuter rail lines, the project has languished and trains still operate with speed controls developed in the 1950s.
Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 7:02am
British American Tobacco is offering to buy Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion deal that would create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company and attempt to make up for a decline in smoking in the U.S. and Europe.
A spokesman's for Hungary's foreign ministry says U.S. concerns about press freedoms and media diversity after the suspension of an opposition newspaper are "without any foundation" and cannot be based on trustworthy information.
Bailout inspectors have returned to Athens for talks on more proposed austerity measures and reforms, while the country's largest labor union made an international complaint against Greece, describing changes in the job market as a violation of workers' human rights.