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Norway named best place to grow old

Norway is the best place to grow old, according to the latest Global AgeWatch index of 96 countries published on Wednesday, while Afghanistan is the worst....

At least 10 people killed in shelling on and near school in east Ukraine

DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday when shells hit a school...

UN: At least 1,119 Iraqis killed in September

BAGHDAD (AP) — The U. N. mission in Baghdad says at least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September but that the real figure was likely much higher...

Japan unveils 'anti-loneliness' hugging chair

There are times in everyone's life when only a hug will do. Now one Japanese company has come up with a chair that's always ready to give a...

 

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Coca-Cola reins in stock compensation plan in wake of criticism

Coca‑Cola Co., whose equity- compensation plan was criticized by some investors for being...

Russia said to risk more EU sanctions if Ukraine rebels advance

Russia risks an escalation of European Union sanctions if pro‑Russian separatists make further...

Secret Service chief hit by outrage on security lapses

The director of the U. S. Secret Service faced bipartisan congressional outrage and calls for an independent investigation into multiple security lapses by...

France to boost bond sales in 2015 on deficit, record rollover

France will issue more bonds next year as President Francois Hollande copes with a budget deficit and...