Paul Ryan, a champion of changing Medicare, spoke as a passionate defender Saturday, promising seniors that he and Mitt Romney would save it, and he introduced his mother to voters to drive home the point that the health program “was there for our family” and “we have to keep that guarantee.”
Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. said in a court filing today that it and Samsung Electronics Inc. haven’t been able to narrow the issues in their patent dispute after court-ordered settlement discussions.
Former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond offered a “highly selective” account to a parliamentary hearing on the banking rate-fixing scandal, British lawmakers said Saturday in a highly critical report.
Aug. 17 (Bloomberg) -- India’s policy of giving away coal mines without auction may have cost the government 1.86 trillion rupees ($33 billion), the state auditor said.
Eddie Murray made big money in baseball with his powerful swing from both sides of the plate.
General Motors and Isuzu are recalling more than 258,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix short-circuits in power window and door lock switches that can cause fires.
Greece won't leave the 17-nation eurozone, Luxembourg's prime minister said, arguing in an interview published Saturday that an exit wouldn't be politically feasible and would carry unforeseeable risks.
Former Tropical Storm Helene headed inland on Mexico's Gulf Coast early Saturday after making landfall and quickly losing strength, falling to a tropical depression.
Dutch brewer Heineken NV has raised its bid for a controlling stake in Tiger Beer maker Asia Pacific Breweries to $4.47 billion, hoping to ward off a rival bid.
Britain is seeking an amicable solution with Ecuador to their diplomatic standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a U.K. official insisted Saturday, as the secret-spiller prepared to make his first public statement since the Latin American nation confirmed it would offer him asylum.
Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Typhoon Kai-tak weakened into a tropical depression after blowing over houses, triggering floods and causing more than 500,000 people to be evacuated as it swept through the south of China.