04/25/2014 12:40amThe Standard & Poor's credit agency on Friday cut Russia's credit rating for the first time in more than five years, citing the capital flight and risk to investment in the wake of the Ukraine crisis.
04/25/2014 1:10amBaidu Inc., operator of China's most popular Internet search engine, said Friday its quarterly profit jumped 24.1 percent over a year earlier as its mobile business grew.
04/25/2014 1:10amEgypt will try to save half the money it spends on wheat subsidies by issuing a new smart card system to ensure that the cheap bread goes to only the neediest.
Toshiba's 920MHz Wireless Adaptor with Home Gateway Receives Global Communication Standard "Wi-SUN Profile for ECHONET Lite" Cer
04/25/2014 2:00amSwedish home appliance-maker Electrolux says the economic recovery in Europe helped the company's first-quarter net profit rise 19 percent to 431 million kronor ($66 million) from 361 million kronor.
04/25/2014 2:20amRoyal KPN NV, the Dutch telecommunications company partly owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, nearly slumped to a first-quarter loss following a slide in its mobile services business and a shrinking market for business customers in the Netherlands.
04/25/2014 2:20amA group of Hong Kong finance industry professionals are pledging to join an Occupy-style movement to protest growing influence from Beijing that they say is undermining the Asian financial hub's economy.
04/25/2014 2:41amA funding crunch for aid to North Korea has become so severe 500,000 rural schoolchildren are as of this month no longer receiving assistance and aid to millions more could soon dry up, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press. The report underscores the flight of international donors to countries with less political baggage and more willingness to let aid workers do their jobs.
04/25/2014 2:41amSwedish truck maker AB Volvo says strong first-quarter sales and cost cuts helped it return to profitability during the period.
04/25/2014 2:41amHonda said Friday that its profit for the fiscal fourth quarter zoomed to more than double the previous year's as the benefits of a weak yen added to strong sales, but momentum was forecast to ebb as the currency perk wears off.
04/25/2014 3:20amFrance's markets regulator has ordered trading suspended in shares of engineering company Alstom amid heated speculation that General Electric Co. is considering buying it.
04/25/2014 3:31amSina.com temporarily closed its literature site Friday after being accused of hosting pornography, and authorities confirmed they were revoking two crucial licenses, ensnaring one of China's top web portals in an intensifying online crackdown.
04/25/2014 4:20amThe British government has vetoed a plan by part-nationalized Royal Bank of Scotland to pay bonuses of up to double annual salaries.
04/25/2014 4:30amLaToya Johnson, a non-smoker, wandered into Vapors, curious about its electronic cigarettes.
Toshiba Starts Sample Shipments of Industry's First Embedded NAND Flash Memory Modules Compliant with UFS Ver. 2.0
First Financial Holdings, Inc. Reports Operating Results of $0.82 per share; Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend
Michigan Growth Capital Symposium Announces Speakers for the Midwest's Leading Venture Capital Event
04/25/2014 5:41amA Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch defenders after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery.
04/25/2014 5:50amCredit rating agency Standard & Poor's is more upbeat about Cyprus' public finances following a better-than-expected performance since the country's financial rescue a year ago.
04/25/2014 6:00amWith Mount Everest's climbing season in disarray, the Sherpa guides who decided to abandon the mountain this year after a deadly avalanche said Friday that they would struggle to make ends meet.
Fresh, New POLYBOND® Coupling Agents Ensure Performance for Polyolefin Processors and HFFr Wire and Cable Compounders
04/25/2014 6:01amMedicine distributer Prestige Brands will spend about $750 million to buy the EPT home pregnancy test maker Insight Pharmaceuticals.
04/25/2014 6:30amRussia felt the impact of the Ukrainian crisis on its economy on Friday, when ratings agency Standard & Poor's cut its credit grade for the first time in five years and the central bank raised interest rates to keep the sliding currency from fueling inflation.
CloudeAssurance launches new Cybersecurity Framework Course and Founder invited to present at the United Nations Open Government
04/25/2014 6:40amA German court has thrown out market manipulation charges against the former CEO and chief financial officer of Porsche over the sports car maker's failed attempt to take over Volkswagen AG in 2009.
Growing Number of Eco-Minded Moms Choose Cloth Diapers and Shop Eco-Friendly Products, According to Green Team Distribution
Camp Broadway@ Promotes United Nations Foundation's World Malaria Day, April 25, at www.NothingButNetsChallenge.net
Uniting Against Lung Cancer Reaches New Funding Heights, Awarding Over $1.5 Million in Lung Cancer Research Grants
04/25/2014 7:00amIran cut a portion of fuel subsidies Friday, nearly doubling some prices at the pump as part of a second round of cuts delayed since 2012.
04/25/2014 7:00amA review by the University of Utah has found that it may never be known how a convicted felon replaced a patient's sperm with his own two decades ago and fathered a child. The investigation also concluded there's no evidence that the late Thomas Lippert fathered any other children. However, it also noted that hundreds of families who used the fertility clinic where he worked have not been contacted.
04/25/2014 7:00amA conservation group and the Nez Perce Tribe are suing three federal agencies seeking to stop a gold mine exploration project in central Idaho. The suit contends the agencies didn't adhere to federal environmental laws in approving the three-year Golden Meadows Exploration Project proposed by Midas Gold.
04/25/2014 7:10amA radical Greek anarchist group has claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack on a branch of the country's central bank in Athens, which damaged several buildings but caused no injury.
Atlantic Broadband, Grande Communications and RCN are First U.S. Cable Providers to Bring Netflix to their Customers
04/25/2014 7:50amA Nevada company plans to revive passenger train excursions between Santa Fe and the nearby northern New Mexico town of Lamy.
04/25/2014 7:51amStocks are heading lower in early trading following disappointing earnings reports from Ford and other big companies.
04/25/2014 8:10amLater this year, a ship the size of an aircraft carrier will arrive at Lithuania's port of Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea. The 300-meter (984-foot) vessel is not a warship, but a floating natural gas import terminal — aptly named "Independence" — that will be key to the Baltic region's plan to reduce its reliance on Russia's energy supplies.
Magnum and Matrix Fitness Multi-Station Strength Training Towers Recalled by Johnson Health Tech Due to Injury Hazard
04/25/2014 8:30amThe U.S. and Europe are laying the groundwork to sanction broad sectors of Russia's economy if Moscow invades eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama said Friday, even as he acknowledged that those sanctions may fail to deter Vladimir Putin.
04/25/2014 8:30amFord Motor Co.'s worldwide sales rose in the first quarter, propelled by growing strength in Asia and Europe. But weakness in North America dragged down the company's profit.
04/25/2014 8:31amThe price of oil declined below $101 per barrel after disappointing earnings in the U.S. on Friday, having earlier risen on worries about the tensions in Ukraine.
04/25/2014 8:50amTarget, Nordstrom and other big chains are pinning their hopes of attracting shoppers on social media.
04/25/2014 8:51amMacedonia's ruling conservatives hope to cement their dominance in elections Sunday for prime minister and president, banking on their economic program despite high unemployment and the failure to resolve a dispute with Greece that has kept the tiny country from joining NATO or achieving closer ties with the European Union. Here is a look at the elections:
04/25/2014 9:00amAir quality officials in Las Vegas are issuing a dust advisory today as winds are expected to sweep across southern Nevada. The National Weather Service says gusts of up to 50 mph could hit the Las Vegas area. A wind advisory is in effect from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Officials say residents and construction site operators to take precautions to prevent blowing dust.
04/25/2014 9:10amBurger King reported a higher first-quarter profit on Friday as new restaurant openings overseas and lower costs offset weak sales in the U.S.
04/25/2014 9:10amGrain futures were higher Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.
04/25/2014 9:20amVirgin America says it's landed at Dallas Love Field airport.
04/25/2014 9:40amA judge has accepted a settlement involving the family of a 77-year-old Flint-area woman killed when her 2005 Toyota Camry slammed into a tree after alleged sudden acceleration.
04/25/2014 9:50am"How can you describe falling in love?"
04/25/2014 10:01amStocks are heading lower in midday trading following disappointing earnings reports from Ford and other big companies.
Adaptador Inalámbrico con Puerta de Enlace Residencial (Home Gateway) de 920MHz de Toshiba Recibe Certificación de Norma de Co
04/25/2014 10:10amFor three decades, the U.S. middle class enjoyed a rare financial advantage over the wealthy: lower mortgage rates.
04/25/2014 10:11amPresident Barack Obama has told four European leaders the United States is prepared to impose new sanctions on Russia. The White House says the allies on Friday agreed Russia has not abided by an agreement to ease tensions with Ukraine and has escalated strains in the eastern parts of the former Soviet state.
04/25/2014 10:11amNokia says it has completed the 5.44 billion-euro ($7.5 billion) sale of its troubled cellphone and services division to Microsoft, ending a chapter in the former world leading cellphone maker's history that began with paper making in 1865.
04/25/2014 10:11amU.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his comments to a local newspaper that it is "not my job" to bring employment to a struggling Kentucky county were taken out of context.
04/25/2014 10:12amThe speaker rose before the members of parliament, whose West African country has a nascent oil industry, to give advice on how profits from production should be managed.
04/25/2014 10:20amJohnson & Johnson said Friday that European Union regulators approved a pill that combines its diabetes drug Invokana with metformin, an older treatment for the disease.
04/25/2014 10:20amSales, noon price and net change of the 15 most active New York Stock Exchange issues, trading nationally.
Kidaptive Reinforces Its Commitment to Early Learning, Introducing New Adaptive Games Featuring Research-Based Kindergarten-Read
04/25/2014 11:01amHidden in a remote area at the foothills of the Great Smokey Mountains, there's a new country club of sorts for the well-heeled. You won't find them driving golf balls down a fairway because they're too busy driving exotic cars. Fast.
L’adaptateur sans fil 920 MHz de Toshiba avec portail à domicile reçoit la certification de communication mondiale « Wi-S
04/25/2014 11:51amGreece's Public Order Ministry says it has policed an average of 14 protests per day since the country's bailout four years ago, and defended its frequent use of tear gas at violent street rallies.
04/25/2014 12:01pmOilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 30 this week to 1,861.
04/25/2014 12:20pmOregon approves becoming first state to switch from its own health exchange to federal site.
04/25/2014 12:41pmThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it will convene a public meeting in October to review the risks of psychiatric and behavioral side effects with Pfizer's anti-smoking drug Chantix.
04/25/2014 1:01pmThe San Diego company that makes the powerful new prescription painkiller Zohydro is selling off its migraine therapy business to focus on developing abuse-resistant forms of Zohydro.