HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Mobile Ltd, the country's largest mobile operator, said it is still negotiating with Apple Inc to offer iPhones on its network, commenting on a media report saying that a long-awaited agreement had been reached.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Several major U.S. retailers posted disappointing sales for November after cautious shoppers pinched their pennies at the start of a shorter holiday season.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian federal investigators have launched a criminal probe into suspected child trafficking in the United States following a Reuters investigation which found that adopted children, some born in Russia, were being traded via the In...
LONDON (Reuters) - Consumer products giant Unilever Plc is aiming to reduce the number of individual products it sells by 30 percent by the end of 2014 as it makes its business more efficient, its chief financial officer said on Thursday.
The Washington Post made no space in Thursday's newspaper for Martin Bashir's resignation from MSNBC. Instead, splashed in the story's natural spot at the top of the Style section came a story on a fake newsman -- Will Ferrell appearing at the Newseum in DC to plug "Anchorman... -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy grew faster than initially estimated in the third quarter as businesses aggressively accumulated stock, but underlying domestic demand remained sluggish.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, a hopeful sign for the labor market recovery.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States pledged on Thursday to keep any new free trade deal from weakening its financial regulations, and said it would press Europe and Asia to match U.S. efforts to make banking and securities trading safer.
I am a little behind on my blogging because I’ve been busy with work — you know, the stuff I do that the bosses actually read — and so this is just quick note to freshen things up around here, the same way that, in certain New England, old-money circles, it is customary to “freshen […]
VIENNA (Reuters) - Paolo Scaroni of Italy's Eni met with Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh on Thursday, the first western oil CEO to meet publicly with the minister since last month's interim nuclear deal.
PARIS (Reuters) - The Bank of France warned on Thursday about risks related to the digital currency bitcoin, adding its voice to growing concerns about the unregulated, online money.
Seung Min Kim and Jennifer Haberkorn at the Politico have apparently been living in hermetically sealed Beltway caves since early October. In an item which appeared Tuesday evening, the pair acted as if the idea that Americans stand a great chance o...
LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister George Osborne celebrated a sharp turnaround in the economy as vindication of his push to fix a gaping budget deficit on Thursday but he said he would not relax his austerity grip in the years ahead.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government announced the biggest upgrade to official growth projections in more than a decade on Thursday, following the UK economy's surprisingly strong turnaround.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday that core sanctions against Iran would remain in place despite its interim nuclear deal with world powers.
Two-year-old Ashtyn Gardner of Mobile, Alabama had just expressed her support for free markets when Sunny, the Obamas’ year-dog Portuguese Water Dog, attacked. Okay, that’s not true. This is actually quite adorable. The unstable toddler got a little bump, went down,... -
Congressional tax writers put K Street on notice that tax breaks won’t be renewed.
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Merck, the world's largest maker of liquid crystals used in TVs, tablet and smartphone screens, has agreed to buy Britain's AZ Electronic Materials for $2.6 billion to expand its range of specialist chemicals for hi-tech ga...
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's government banned financial institutions from trading in bitcoin on Thursday, in what analysts said was a restrained first step towards regulating the digital currency that has exploded in popularity in China and soared in...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Siemens' troubled Infrastructure & Cities (I&C) business will take a more selective approach to new projects to boost profitability, the head of the division said on Thursday.