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Mexico passes tough restrictions on telecoms
Issued: July 9, 2014
MEXICO CITY — The lower house of Mexico's Congress approved tough restrictions on dominant companies in the country's telephone and television...
Lawyer: Snowden asks to extend stay in Russia
Issued: July 9, 2014
MOSCOW — A Russian lawyer for former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden says his client has applied to extend his stay in Russia. ...
Land dispute erupts among ultra-wealthy in Bahamas
Issued: July 8, 2014
NASSAU, Bahamas — A land development dispute between some of the world’s wealthiest people in one of the world’s most exclusive communities has...
Telecom giant America Movil to sell some assets
Issued: July 8, 2014
MEXICO CITY — The telecom company America Movil says it will divest some assets to reduce its market share in the face of Mexico's...
Sen. Menéndez wants federal probe of Cuba role
Issued: July 8, 2014
WASHINGTON — Sen. Robert Menéndez said Tuesday that he has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the Cuban government had a role in...
Caricom to study legalization of medical marijuana
Issued: July 8, 2014
A Caribbean trade bloc has created a commission to study whether the region’s roughly 15 million people should be allowed to use medical marijuana and...
Vatican bank's profit takes big dip amid reform
Issued: July 8, 2014
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican bank on Tuesday reported a big drop in profits as Pope Francis presses reforms to make the scandal-tainted institution more...
Trade talks on $1 trillion in environmental goods
Issued: July 8, 2014
GENEVA — Diplomats from the United States, China and the European Union began talks Tuesday with 11 other countries toward a deal that would cut...
Italy pledges reforms, brushes away debt discord
Issued: July 8, 2014
BRUSSELS — The European Union and Italy in particular must focus on making structural reforms to boost growth, not try to ease the rules limiting...
Argentina's economy chief kicks off debt talks
Issued: July 7, 2014
NEW YORK — Argentina's economy minister kicked off in New York negotiations aimed at resolving a dispute with creditors over unpaid debts that...
63 abducted females escape extremists in Nigeria
Issued: July 7, 2014
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — More than 60 Nigerian girls and women abducted by Islamic extremists two weeks ago have managed to escape, officials said Monday....
Pope to sex abuse victims: I beg your forgiveness
Issued: July 7, 2014
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has begged forgiveness from the victims of clergy sex abuse in his first meeting with several abuse survivors. ...


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