The euro and the British pound, Europe's top two currencies, extended gains Thursday as investors focused on recent central bank comments about the possibility of tighter monetary policy. Stocks were mixed ahead of U.S. economic data, including the latest revision to first-quarter growth.
Mexico's scandal of high-tech spying against journalists and human rights defenders has widened. Experts confirm that leading members of an opposition party were targeted by Israeli-made spyware sold exclusively to governments.
Danica Kirka, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 29th - 5:43am
Britain's government stalled Twenty-First Century Fox's takeover bid of the Sky pay television and broadband network Thursday after media regulators expressed concern about the influence of Rupert Murdoch and his family.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 29th - 3:54am
The widows of four activists executed 22 years ago in Nigeria are launching a civil action in the Netherlands, alleging complicity by oil giant Shell in their husbands' deaths, human rights organization Amnesty International said Thursday.
Jan M. Olsen and Raphael Satter, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 29th - 3:44am
Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, one of the global companies hardest hit by a malicious software that froze computers around the globe, said Thursday that most of its terminals are now operational, though some remain crippled.