Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 6:04am
Australia's highest-paid public servant announced his resignation Thursday, two weeks after the revelation that he made 5.6 million Australian dollars ($4.3 million) last year sparked a public furor and created a political headache for the government.
Joan Lowy, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 6:04am
With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade legislators across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road.
Blake Nicholson and James MacPherson, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 5:58am
A few dozen people still occupying a sprawling encampment on federal land to protest construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline will have another chance to leave peacefully Thursday, North Dakota's governor said, after public officials pleaded with the self-named "water protectors" to leave so the site can be cleared.
Global stock markets were trading in narrow ranges Thursday after the minutes to the last policymaking meeting of the Federal Reserve failed to provide much of a steer as to the timing of the U.S. central bank's next interest rate increase.
Angela Charlton, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 5:12am
The chairman of French carmaker PSA Group wants to create a "European car champion" with the purchase of General Motors' European car business and pledged to work with governments and unions worried over job cuts.
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 3:32am
China's defense ministry said Thursday it expects economic growth and a strengthened social security system to solve problems faced by former soldiers, following reports of new street protests by disgruntled veterans who say they've been denied their promised retirement benefits.
Eric Talmadge, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 3:21am
North Korea's state-run news agency issued a tough critique of China on Thursday, suggesting Beijing's criticism of the North's recent missile test and suspension of imports of North Korean coal are tantamount to the actions of an enemy state "dancing to the tune of the U.S."
Josh Lederman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 3:02am
Mexico's mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown are looming over a gathering of U.S. and Mexican leaders that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future for relations between neighbors.
Metro, urban rail and tram workers in the Greek capital have walked off the job for 24 hours to protest legislation that would allow the Athens transport organization to make commercial use of stations.