NEW YORK (AP) — A giant hedge fund led by an embattled billionaire pledged to continue normal operations after an indictment accusing it of permitting an environment where extensive insider trading could reap hundreds of millions of dollars
BEIJING (AP) — Police in central China were hunting for a lone knifeman Friday who stabbed five people to death and wounded three others in the latest in a string of rampage attacks across the country.
BANGKOK (AP) — Oil was in a holding pattern Friday near $105 a barrel as growth in U.S. factory orders was weighed against signs China is pressing ahead with painful economic restructuring.
Benchmark crude for September delivery was
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — It’s not often that model Bar Refaeli gets a cold reception.
But when a black-and-white poster of the smiling Israeli beauty went up last week in the West Bank city of Ramallah, it
Pope Francis has shown the world his rebellious side, urging young Catholics to shake up the church and make a “mess” in their dioceses by going out into the streets to spread the faith.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning his neurologist wife with a supplement she apparently thought would help them have a baby has been arrested, authorities said.
Dr. Robert Ferrante laced an energy
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers say the number of people who drowned after a boat carrying more than 200 asylum seekers sank off Indonesia has climbed to 15 after four more bodies were recovered.
Rescue official Rochmali says
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed new steps Friday to ensure that fresh produce, cheeses and other foods imported into the United States are safe.
The proposed rules, required by a sweeping food safety
BEIJING (AP) — China says ships from its newly formed coast guard confronted Japanese patrol vessels in waters surrounding disputed East China Sea islands on Friday.
The State Oceanic Administration that oversees the service says four of its
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the stuff of spy novels: The hunted-down protagonist wins in the end because he’s got damaging documents squirreled away, a bargaining chip against the bureaucrats who want to silence him.
If National Security Agency
BEIJING (AP) — Heavy rains sparked landslides in an earthquake-shattered region of northwestern China, killing at least nine people and burying another eight.
The landslides struck just south of the city of Dingxi where Monday’s earthquake left 95
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pope Francis is urging young Catholics to shake up the church and make a “mess” in their dioceses by going out into the streets to spread the faith.
It’s a message he put
BEIJING (AP) — A fire at a nursing home in northeastern China killed 10 elderly residents, with state media reports saying Friday that the blaze was set by an angry resident.
The Hailun city government said the blaze
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — The former police officer who pepper-sprayed students during an Occupy protest at the University of California, Davis is appealing for worker’s compensation, claiming he suffered psychiatric injury from the 2011 incident.
The California Department
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California husband and wife who were born on the same day and celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary last year have died just a day apart.
The couple’s son Les Brown Jr.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — The former police officer who pepper-sprayed students during an Occupy protest at the University of California, Davis is appealing for worker’s compensation, claiming he suffered psychiatric injury from the 2011 confrontation.
John Pike has
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Catholic Church officials say an employee of a diocese outside Washington, D.C., was among the 80 people who died in the Spain trash crash this week.
The Diocese of Arlington says on its Facebook