Worse than Watergate. That's the refrain coming from the Obama administration's critics as it scrambles to tamp down a growing pile of scandals. "The Obama administration's cover-up of the September 11, 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack surpasses Watergate," states Rep. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - A group of accountancy professors is backing BP's fight to cap the U.S. oil spill compensation payouts it has to fund as the cash outflow threatens to add billions of dollars to its bill for the disaster.
"Tree coming down!" Skyler Lofgren shouts above a din of buzzing chainsaws, leans into his own, and with a final heave topples another 40-foot Ponderosa pine. Lofgren, 27, a forest firefighting crew boss with Flagstaff, Arizona's fire...Show More Summary
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Three men were charged on Friday in a Hong Kong court with possessing false documents including a check for $460 million in connection with an investigation into the city's shuttered Hong Kong Mercantile Exchan...
CARDIFF (Reuters) - A Bank of England policymaker said on Friday he favored small additional amounts of bond purchases over time, but not a hard-to-manage commitment to longer-term stimulus like that of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
LONDON (Reuters) - A top Federal Reserve official said on Friday U.S. inflation would have to pick up before he voted to scale back monetary policy stimulus and that this was unlikely to happen in the coming month.
A Moscow court has upheld the legality of an unscheduled inspection of the Memorial Human Rights Center NGO by prosecutors, the court said on Friday.
The Russian government is ready to step in to sort out the crisis in Russian naval shipbuilding which is threatening to derail the defense procurement program, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Friday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - This week's turbulence in Tokyo markets exposes a key risk of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's all-in strategy to revive Japan's economy - if investor confidence falters, the government and the Bank of Japan may be left with few options to...
Vkontakte, Russia’s biggest social networking site, was put on a state registry of blacklisted websites by mistake earlier today, a spokesman for Russia's telecoms watchdog Roskomnadzor said.
When will we ever learn?
A time capsule was laid Friday to mark the start of construction at the site of the 2015 European basketball championships arena in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev.
Russia and the United States may set up joint working groups to counter emerging crime threats, Russia’s Interior Minister said at the end of a working visit to the United States.
An earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale struck Russia’s Far East on Friday, with slight tremors felt thousands of miles away in Moscow.
Stunning statistics suggest he has done as much to increase private gun ownership as anyone in U.S. history.
Berlin (Reuters) - Private consumption helped Germany eke out meager economic growth of 0.1 in the first quarter of the year, compensating for declines in exports and investment in Europe's largest economy, data showed on Friday.