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Foley murder 'terrorist attack' against US: White House

The murder of American journalist James Foley by jihadist militants in Syria was a "terrorist attack" against the United States, the White House...

Sunnis pull out of Iraq talks after mosque attack

BAGHDAD (AP) — Sunni lawmakers pulled out of talks on forming a new Iraqi government after militants attacked a Sunni mosque in a volatile province...

National Guard starts to pull out of embattled Missouri town

National Guard troops began departing Ferguson, Missouri, on Friday in a sign authorities are increasingly confident they have quelled the worst of the...

Japan landslide death toll rises to 42

The death toll from devastating landslides in western Japan rose to 42 on Saturday, as rescuers worked around the clock to comb through destroyed houses in...

 

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NetJets Brazil sales at record as rich favor private jets

For an increasing number of wealthy Brazilians, first‑class perks on airlines don’t cut it anymore. They’d rather just fly in a private...

Obama's effort to combat extremists suffers Iraq setback

President Barack Obama’s effort to have Arabs play the lead role in combating the Islamic State terrorist group suffered a setback yesterday when...

EBay rises on report of possible PayPal spinoff next year

EBay Inc. shares climbed after The Information reported the company could spin off its payment unit as soon as next year.

S&P 500 falls from record amid central bank comments, Ukraine

The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index fell after reaching an all‑time high as investors...