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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...

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...

Obama offers new accommodations on birth control

Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some...

Gaza gunmen execute 18 suspected informers for Israel

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hamas‑led gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel on Friday, a day after Israel...

 

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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...