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Michele Ferrero, maker of Nutella, dies on Valentine's Day
Issued: February 15, 2015
ROME — Michele Ferrero, the world's richest candy maker whose Nutella chocolate and hazlenut spread helped raise generations of Europeans and...
Scandal-hit HSBC issues public apology for tax dodge scandal
Issued: February 15, 2015
LONDON — HSBC, Britain's largest bank, issued a public apology Sunday, describing the media firestorm that followed allegations it helped rich...
Dubai World gets creditor OK for $14.6B debt restructuring
Issued: February 15, 2015
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — State-backed conglomerate Dubai World says it has reached a deal with creditors to rework terms on $14.6 billion of...
Cease-fire period begins in Ukraine
Issued: February 14, 2015
KIEV, Ukraine — The cease-fire period for fighting in Ukraine began one minute after midnight Sunday, but there are no immediate indications of...
Rio's Carnival kicks off; city gears up for 5 days of fun
Issued: February 14, 2015
RIO DE JANEIRO — The five days of over-the-top parades and raucous, alcohol-soaked street parties that make up Rio de Janeiro's world-famous...
Mexico, Wal-Mart act to improve farmworkers' lives
Issued: February 14, 2015
LOS ANGELES — The Mexican government has formed an alliance of produce industry groups that will work on enforcing wage laws and improving housing,...
Former HSBC chief to step down from lobby group
Issued: February 14, 2015
LONDON — The former chairman of HSBC, Britain's biggest bank, is leaving a group that lobbies for the financial services industry amid political...


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