Britain's economy hobbled along in the second quarter, barely recovering from a weak start to the year as industrial production and construction flagged amid uncertainties over the country's exit from the European Union.
The suspect in a chainsaw attack on a health insurer's office in Switzerland was carrying a bag with two crossbows when he was detained, but didn't resist arrest, police and prosecutors said Wednesday.
World stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday, lifted by another record day on Wall Street and buoyant oil prices. Investors were keeping a cautious eye on the Fed's upcoming interest rate decision.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 26th - 2:10am
Where the Senate Republican effort to demolish the Obama health care law ends up is anyone's guess, but early indications are the GOP will have a hard time replacing that statute with any sweeping changes.
The maverick stood with his party on Tuesday, casting a crucial vote in the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare." But then, like an angry prophet, Sen. John McCain condemned the tribal politics besetting the nation.
Hyundai Motor said Wednesday its quarterly profit was halved to its lowest level since 2010 as its auto sales in China and the U.S. plunged as the South Korean automaker paid dearly for lagging in its SUV lineup.
Jim Salter, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 25th - 11:36pm
The president of the National Urban League says he's seen "steps in the right direction" in Ferguson, Missouri, in the three years since Michael Brown's death, and he's hopeful the new Ferguson Community Empowerment Center will help even more.
Brian Melley, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 25th - 11:25pm
Celgene Corp. has agreed to pay $280 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging the pharmaceutical company committed fraud promoting a drug with a notorious history that was re-purposed to treat leprosy and another therapy for unapproved cancer treatments, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.