To live in the US is to live in a nation of fears -- most of them, irrational. The Department of Homeland Security -- the eerily nationalistic-sounding phoenix that rose from the ashes of the World Trade Center -- has done all it can...Show More Summary
Silverstein Properties, the developer of the World Trade Center complex downtown, is going to court over a botched deal for another of its buildings in Midtown East.
Over half of the world's oil supply moved through set maritime routes in 2013, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), often aboard massive tanker ships. To minimize costs, tankers transport oil along established paths that are as short as possible. Show More Summary
A financial services company and a technology firm have signed five-year leases at New York City's One World Trade Center. The Durst Organization and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey... To view the full story, click the title link.
The U.S. International Trade Commission is investigating Ericsson’s claims that Apple violated its patents, PC World reports. Apple sued Ericsson in January, claiming Ericsson was charging too much for patents it holds and that the patents are no longer essential for the LTE technology in Apple’s iPhones, iPads and other cellular-enabled products. Show More Summary
The label on a piece of clothing might reveal something about its provenance, but it hardly tells the whole story. The Canadian Fair Trade Network wanted to change that. To draw attention to people around the world who are working in unsafe conditions, these remarkable ads tell their stories on the labels of clothes they make. Show More Summary
The southeast African country of Malawi plans to burn its four ton stockpile of ivory later this week in an effort to undercut the value of the ivory trade and reaffirm the countrys commitment to conservation. Though the price of ivory fluctuates, recent reports indicate this stockpile is worth as much as $7.6 million. Show More Summary
Congress is apparently waiting for the outcome of the U.S.' appeal of a World Trade Organization ruling against its mandatory meat-labeling rule before crafting a bill to avert potential trade sanctions by Canada and Mexico, which complain the rule creates a competitive disadvantage for their livestock. Click here for the full story
By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices dipped in Asian morning trading on Monday, adding to steep losses in the previous session, as Iran and six world powers tried to reach a deal that could add oil to the market if sanctions against Tehran are lifted. Show More Summary
“I don’t know how else you would cap off a career like mine in a better way.”
``Under the agreement, corporations may challenge foreign government's laws and regulations if they interfere with "distinct, reasonable investment-backed expectations", and they can do so before tribunals under the World Bank or the United Nations. Show More Summary
Argentina's preparations for the 2015 Copa America take them north of the border on Saturday as the 2014 World Cup runners-up meet El Salvador at Washington's FedEx Field. The United States spectators will trade the National Football...Show More Summary
According to a filing published by the World Trade Organization Thursday, the United States is outraged by China’s proposed restrictions on US-made information technology in the banking sector - by all accounts a reaction to the disclosure of secret documents by former NSA contractor Edwards Snowden.
Marseille prosecutor states that the copilot of the Germanwings flight, Andreas Lubitz, deliberately crashed the plane. William Perugini/Shutterstock Almost as soon as I heard about the Germanwings Airbus crashing into the Alps, I became suspicious, and with good reason. Show More Summary
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States is concerned about China's restrictions on the use of foreign information technology equipment by the banking sector, the United States said in a filing published by the World Trade Organization on Thursday. Show More Summary
Blizzard Entertainment announced it will introduce $20 Tokens to the "World of Warcraft" game to follow its recent release of Patch 6.1.2.
In the shadow of 1 World Trade Center, the colossal skyscraper in Lower Manhattan, lies a newly renovated luxury mall that hopes to be a mecca for swanky shopping. Brookfield Place will open the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Ray Umashankar has given up quite a lot to make the world a better place for Indian girls and women, but the 73-year-old wouldn't have it any other way. He quit his assistant dean position at the University of Arizona in 2013 (and stopped...Show More Summary
“This year I made a pact to myself to do everything that I could to make the world a better place.”
In a sane world, a president of the United States who authorized a trade of 5 Terrorists in exchange for a piece of filth by the name of Bowe Bergdahl,