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Google executive makes record skydive from edge of space

A Google executive set a new record Friday by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere -- some 135,000 feet, or 41,000 meters high, his...

China coal mine collapse kills 16

A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said Saturday.

Investigation into Ferguson shooting to be complete in coming months

U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday that he expects the Justice Department's...

Brazil presidential rivals face off in debate

Brazil's presidential candidates are facing off for a final debate ahead of Sunday's runoff election.



Frustrated multinationals look to trim China-based staff

Slightly less than half of European companies operating in China plan to expand their mainland‑based workforce in the next year—down from...

UBS said to explore leaving its Stamford, Connecticut, offices

UBS AG, the Swiss bank that has been cutting jobs, is studying whether to leave its Stamford,...

Google's Page said to give Pichai more product responsibilities

Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page is giving top lieutenant Sundar Pichai most of the...

Deutsche Bank sees $1.1 billion litigation expense in quarter

Deutsche Bank AG, Germany’s largest lender, said it expects to log 894 million euros ($1.13...