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Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record
Issued: October 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say. ...
Germany, France to draw up investment plans
Issued: October 20, 2014
BERLIN — Germany and France agreed Monday to draw up proposals by the beginning of December to boost investment as they try to come up with a strategy...
Moody’s raises Egypt’s outlook to stable
Issued: October 20, 2014
CAIRO — Moody’s Investor Services says Egypt’s political and security situation has stabilized, raising the country’s outlook from negative to stable....
US, China vow to manage rifts ahead of Obama visit
Issued: October 18, 2014
BOSTON — The U.S. and China pledged Saturday to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combating terrorism and...
Castro: Cuba would cooperate with US against Ebola
Issued: October 18, 2014
HAVANA — Fidel Castro says Cuba is ready to cooperate with the United States in the battle against Ebola. ...
Europe’s top powers deadlocked as economy sinks
Issued: October 18, 2014
FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe’s economy needs help — fast. Yet the two powers that could take action, the European Central Bank and Germany, don’t see...
Rare independent group aims to open debate in Cuba
Issued: October 18, 2014
CARDENAS, Cuba — The former editors of one of Cuba's few non-government controlled media outlets have quietly restarted efforts to spur debate...
Argentina launches its first home-built satellite
Issued: October 16, 2014
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina has launched its first domestically built communications satellite. ...
UN chief: Fund to fight Ebola has $100,000 in bank
Issued: October 16, 2014
UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says a trust fund he launched to fight Ebola has only $100,000 in the bank. ...
Venezuela, New Zealand join UN Security Council
Issued: October 16, 2014
UNITED NATIONS — Venezuela, New Zealand, Angola and Malaysia have been elected to coveted seats on the United Nations Security Council, but the final...
EU pledges support for Greece as markets plunge
Issued: October 16, 2014
ATHENS, Greece — European officials are vowing continuing support for Greece as investors sell off the bailed-out country's stocks and bonds. ...
Trinidad says ‘several’ citizens aid ISIS
Issued: October 16, 2014
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — At least “several” citizens of Trinidad & Tobago have traveled overseas to aid militants including the group known as...
St. Lucia: No visitors from Ebola nations
Issued: October 15, 2014
The leader of the small Caribbean island of St. Lucia issued an order Wednesday to immediately bar entry to travelers coming from three West African...
US report criticizes China's currency policy
Issued: October 15, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Wednesday that China's currency remains "significantly undervalued," but it stopped short of...
China's Alipay offers mobile wallet for US sites
Issued: October 15, 2014
NEW YORK — China's half billion online shoppers will soon have an easier way to shop in the U.S. ...
UN: World has failed to address Ebola outbreak
Issued: October 15, 2014
UNITED NATIONS — The international community has so far failed to adequately address the growing Ebola crisis, the U.N. Security Council said...
Portugal to stick with austerity program in 2015
Issued: October 15, 2014
LISBON, Portugal — Portugal's government is extending into 2015 the main features of its unpopular austerity program, resisting the temptation to...
France risks humiliating 'fail' in EU budget test
Issued: October 15, 2014
PARIS — Pencils down, papers over. ...
US offers $45 million for info on AQAP leaders
Issued: October 14, 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is offering rewards of up to $45 million for information on the whereabouts of eight senior leaders of the...
Irish unveil growth budget, end 6 years' austerity
Issued: October 14, 2014
DUBLIN — Ireland unveiled its first expansive budget Tuesday since the collapse of the Celtic Tiger economy six years ago, ending an era of austerity...
Istanbul rattled by signs of Islamic State support
Issued: October 14, 2014
ISTANBUL — Istanbul University student Aysegul Korkut is outraged by the images coming out of Syria. But these days the Islamic State group's...
Zuckerberg, wife donate $25M to CDC for Ebola
Issued: October 14, 2014
NEW YORK — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help address the Ebola...
Citigroup to exit 11 markets in restructuring
Issued: October 14, 2014
NEW YORK — Citigroup said Tuesday that it will bow out of the retail banking business in 11 markets as part of its ongoing effort to restructure and...
German government slashes growth forecast
Issued: October 14, 2014
FRANKFURT, Germany — Europe got more bad news about its dominant economy Tuesday when the German government slashed its growth estimates for this year...
WHO: 10,000 new Ebola cases per week could be seen
Issued: October 14, 2014
GENEVA — A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months. ...


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