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NATO Representatives Invited to 2015 Army Games in Russia

The International Army Games will be held August 1-15 2015 in Russia. The Russian Defense Ministry proposed to hold an opening ceremony on August 1 in Alabino, near Moscow.

The craziest financial schemes that the Vatican Bank tried to cover up

From running on donations to becoming an international holding company, the Catholic Church's financial past is littered with secrets. So much that author Gerald Posner wrote hundreds of pages chronicling the institution's financialShow More Summary

Ericsson Sues Apple Over Patent Licensing, Seeks To Block iPhone And iPad Sales

Ericsson, the pioneering wireless technology company that holds many patents related to cellular network connectivity, has filed suit against Apple both with the International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, claiming violation of 41 patents that apply to both the iPhone and iPad. Show More Summary

Obama at Immigration Town Hall: At Some Point, There Will Be a ‘President Rodriguez’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

As Republicans attempt to hold up funding for the Department of Homeland Security over objections to President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, the president held a town hall event at Florida International University hosted by MSNBC's José Díaz-Balart to discuss the issue. Show More Summary

New space capsules can hold 4 astronauts

3 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

NASA is performing its second of three spacewalks at the International Space Station. CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano and John Dickerson with more on walking in zero gravity.

The 25 Best Companies For Interns

Why Facebook holds the first-place title for the second year and what the rest of the best companies offer well beyond making copies. You won't see interns at any of these 25 companies fetching coffee, doing data entry, or providing mind-numbing support work. Show More Summary

This map shows how the rest of the world doesn't even come close to the US' military spending

The US continues to hold the indisputable top spot in defense spending, designating more than the combined expenditures of the top 15 nations according to an annual report from the International Institute for Strategic Studies. The IISS'...Show More Summary

Gold Holdings of Eurozone Rise to 10,792 Tonnes – ECB’s “Reserve of Safety” Accumulated

Gold Holdings of Eurozone Rise to 10,792 Tonnes – ECB’s “Reserve of Safety” Accumulated The Eurozone raised its gold holdings by 7.437 tonnes to 10,791.885 tonnes in January, International Monetary Fund data released overnight showed. Show More Summary

‘The Walking Dead’ Recap: Has Rick Lost His Hold on the Group?

6 days agoArts : ArtsBeat

The survivors dealt with internal divisions and hit the road again in search of a safer home.

What to Make of Roger Federer's Weird Controversy with India and Pakistan

Roger Federer probably had no idea that a photograph of him holding India's national cricket team jersey would set off an international incident. Now that the world knows, the whole thing seems sort of weird. Sports fanaticism reaching the ridiculous is nothing new. Show More Summary

Call me when Dell agrees to hold Bitcoin

Michael Dell announced this week that his eponymous company will start accepting payment in Bitcoin internationally. The company will accept digital currency in the US, Canada, and the UK. This makes Dell the largest company to accept Bitcoin internationally. Here's what it won't do, though: put any skin in the game when it comes to bitcoin. Show More Summary

Prosecutors Raid HSBC's Geneva Office Over Suspected Money Laundering

last weekNews : The Two-Way

The raid comes a week after leaked HSBC documents showed that the bank's Swiss unit had helped its international clients launder profits and shelter their holdings from their home countries.

Roadmap Epigenomics Project Releases Latest "Annotations" to the Human Genome

The human genome project captured the public imagination when its first draft was published 14 years ago this week in the international science journal Nature, but the epigenome may hold the real promise for conquering disease.

Global Stocks-bonds Glidepath during Retirement [PREMIUM]

What is the best mix of stocks and bonds to hold during retirement worldwide? In his January 2015 paper entitled “The Retirement Glidepath: An International Perspective”, Javier Estrada compares outcomes for different stocks-bonds allocation strategies during retirement from a global perspective. Show More Summary

Japan Post pays $5.1bln for global expansion stamp

The giant postal operator has offered a 49 percent premium for Australia’s Toll Holdings, despite few obvious synergies. The acquisition delivers Japan Post an international strategy ahead of its upcoming IPO. More deals will follow as Asia’s logistics industry consolidates.

Finance, or why we can’t have nice things: James Saft

Feb 17 (Reuters) – It is more than a coincidence: the growth of finance really is holding the rest of the economy back. Even worse, according to a new paper from the Bank for International Settlements (, this likely happens in part because we have too many clever bankers who would be producing more of […]

HSBC internal practices under scrutiny by FCA

The UK Financial Conduct Authority was assessing HSBC Holdings’s internal practices after a report last week provided fresh details of how its Swiss unit helped customers avoid taxes, it emerged yesterday. ||| THE UK Financial Conduct...Show More Summary

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