WASHINGTON (AP) — Three years after President Barack Obama signed a sweeping overhaul of lending and high-finance rules, execution of the law is behind schedule with scores of regulations yet to be written, let alone enforced. Meeting privately
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s state-owned oil company says it will form a new entity to explore and produce shale gas and deep-water oil in U.S. territory.
The plan will help Petroleos Mexicanos, known as Pemex, acquire drilling
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Lee Daniels’ biopic of a White House butler who served eight presidents topped the weekend box office while three other new releases failed to connect with fans.
“Lee Daniels’ The Butler” features an
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday wouldn’t confirm a published report that said he paid for a poll to convince police Commissioner Ray Kelly to run to replace him in City Hall.
The poll, reported
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The soldier on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood has broken his largely silent defense by briefly questioning a witness who saw the attack.
Maj. Nadal Hasan, who is representing
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say a national outbreak of salmonella has been linked to an eastern New Mexico hatchery that sells live baby poultry by mail and supplies them to feed stores.
NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund titan Phil Falcone and his firm, Harbinger Capital Partners, will pay $18 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges over Falcone’s use of firm money and other accusations, regulators said Monday.
HAVANA (AP) — Representatives of the Colombian government and the country’s largest guerrilla army have re-opened peace talks after a brief recess.
A high-ranking rebel negotiator who uses the nom de guerre Ivan Marquez is urging the government
NEW YORK (AP) — A months-long dispute that had led to widespread reports superstore chain Barnes & Noble was cutting back on orders and promotion for publisher Simon & Schuster’s books has been resolved.
Barnes & Noble and
CAIRO (AP) — As violent clashes roiled Egypt, looters made away with a prized 3,500-year-old limestone statue, ancient beaded jewelry and more than 1,000 other artifacts in the biggest theft to hit an Egyptian museum in living memory.