(Reuters) - A nascent recovery in the housing market helped Home Depot Inc report higher quarterly sales and earnings on Tuesday, prompting the world's largest home improvement chain to boost its sales outlook for the year.
LONDON (Reuters) - Dutch author Gerbrand Bakker has won the 2013 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize awarded by Britain's Booktrust charity for "The Detour", a tale of infidelity, exile and isolation.
(Reuters) - The mayor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's cash-strapped capital, faces off on Tuesday against two fellow Democrats in a primary election that will likely determine who leads a city that has become a poster child for financial mismanagement.
Russian state-run long-distance operator Rostelecom posted an IFRS net profit of 6.4 billion rubles ($206 million), down by 49 percent from the same period last year, the company said on Tuesday.
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Russian police reforms have proved so successful that, in some areas, Moscow outperforms New York on safety, Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev has boasted while on a visit to the United States.
Russia is struggling to beef up its hospitality infrastructure ahead of the 2018 World Cup, with seven of the 11 host cities lagging behind in the number of hotel rooms on offer, World Cup deputy CEO Alexander Djordjadze said Tuesda...
A case against five men suspected of being involved in the 2006 high-profile murder of Russian investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya has been sent to court, the prosecutors said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone posted the largest ever fall in its main revenue measure on Tuesday, forcing it to keep a dividend from its healthy U.S. arm to compensate for a slump in southern Europe.
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Using an unusual global tax structure, Apple Inc has kept billions of dollars in profits in Irish subsidiaries to pay little or no taxes to any government, a Senate report on the company's offshore tax structure sai...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - The Asian prime brokerage unit of Credit Suisse has replaced Morgan Stanley as the second largest firm servicing the region's $148 billion hedge funds industry, a survey showed.
The head of Russia’s Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov has denied reports alleging the existence of “death lists” of locals identified as radical separatists.
Russia’s federal government will pay out roughly $5,400 to Russian gold medalists at this summer’s University Games in the Russian city of Kazan, according to a decree signed Tuesday by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Republicans have criticized Perez for making decisions guided by left-wing ideology as the head of the DOJ's civil rights division.
At least 13 states have enacted them, with no effect on murder rate.
LONDON (Reuters) - Vodafone posted its largest ever quarterly fall in key organic service revenue on Tuesday, prompting it to keep hold of a 2.1 billion pound dividend from its U.S. arm rather than return it to shareholders.
Why was Ambassador Chris Stevens even there that day?