LONDON (AP) — Tesco PLC, Britain’s largest retailer by sales, is to pull out of the U.S., selling off its lossmaking Fresh & Easy supermarket chain at a cost of 1.2 billion pounds after it failed to transfer
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is urging the Federal Reserve and other central banks to closely monitor their extraordinary efforts to jump-start economic growth, warning that the policies could inflate asset bubbles and destabilize financial markets.
BEIRUT (AP) — A government rocket attack killed at least 12 people in a village in central Syria Wednesday, while rebels battled regime forces over two key military bases in the northwest where government troops broke an opposition
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s government says it is setting up a committee that will create a way to offer an amnesty program to Islamic extremists in hopes of ending an insurgency across its north.
A statement Wednesday
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate has joined the House in passing a bill that would require cities and counties to sell guns turned in at community buyback events instead of destroying them.
The bill doesn’t have any
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have a suspect in mind as they investigate a letter mailed to Sen. Roger Wicker that tested positive for poisonous ricin, a Senate colleague said.
“The person that is a suspect writes a lot
KIROV, Russia (AP) — Alexei Navalny, an obscure adviser to a provincial governor just four years ago, shot up to become the Kremlin’s public enemy No.1. The web-savvy 36-year old lawyer overcame a state-imposed national media blackout and
The price of crude oil dropped to near $87 a barrel Wednesday amid concerns over the outlook for global economic growth.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for May delivery was down $1.51 to $87.21 a barrel
VIENNA (AP) — Technicians upgrading Iran’s main uranium enrichment facility have tripled their installations of high-tech machines that could be used in a nuclear weapons program to more than 600 in the last three months, diplomats said Wednesday.
WALAWEYN, Somalia (AP) — Outside a dilapidated two-story building, Abdi Ali says goodbye to his veiled girlfriend Anisa and they take two separate streets to avoid attention. Soon they’re aboard a minibus heading outside Mogadishu, pretending they don’t