Suzan Fraser and Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 6:10am
Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane near the Syrian border has not only frayed previously warm ties between Russia and Turkey, but has also put a strain on the peace talks for Syria, Russia's foreign ministry spokesman said Tuesday.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 2:51am
Monsanto Co. plans to make its operations carbon neutral by 2021, in part by working with farmers who use its products to help them reduce carbon emissions, the company's CEO told The Associated Press.
Jonathan Fahey, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 2:40am
The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing by just a few inches in front of their faces. They don't stand up all day.
Kelvin Chan, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 4:50am
Chinese manufacturing was at its weakest in more than three years in November despite stimulus measures to bolster the world's No. 2 economy while service industries improved, according to an official survey released Tuesday.
Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 4:01am
Britain's government should not give the go-ahead for the expansion of Heathrow airport until its officials can show they will comply with air quality, noise and other environmental concerns, a parliamentary committee report said Tuesday.
Pan Pylas, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 4:00am
Unemployment across the 19-country eurozone economy has fallen to its lowest level in nearly four years, official figures showed Tuesday, in another positive sign for an economic region that has struggled to get people back to work for years.
Nevada officials say the state's casinos earned less in October than they did a year ago dropping nearly 2.9 percent to $887.6 million for the month. The Nevada Gaming Control Board released statistics that show revenue from gambling dropped more than 5 percent on the Las Vegas Strip to $493.6 million. Nevada officials say state taxes collected on gambling revenue dropped 22 percent to $52.3 million.