Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Global policy makers led by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke signaled support for European Central Bank President Mario Draghi’s bond-buying plan as they pressed for actions to tame the euro area’s debt turmoil.
Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- A California bill that would have stripped out-of-state corporations of an option for lowering their state income taxes was defeated in the closing hours of the Legislature’s term.
Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Average stockpiles at China’s automobile dealerships fell to a four-month low in July as carmakers shut their factories for summer maintenance, according to the state-backed industry association.
Chinese manufacturing activity contracted in August as new orders fell, but the slowdown shows signs of bottoming out, an industry group said Saturday.
Samsung on Saturday accused Apple of resorting to litigation in an effort to limit consumer choice after the iPhone maker said it was seeking to stop the sale of Galaxy S III smartphones in the United States.
Some 300 people blocked a ring road in the Spanish capital Saturday to protest spending cuts that will leave large numbers of illegal immigrants without access to free health care.
Oil companies have begun returning workers to drilling rigs and production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tokyo officials are set to head to tiny islands controlled by Japan but claimed by China and Taiwan to carry out a survey before buying the islands, heating up a longtime territorial dispute.
PHOENIX (AP) _ The federal abuse-of-power investigation into America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff _ Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- has been closed, with prosecutors saying no charges will be filed.
President Barack Obama embarked on a four-day march through battleground states and the storm-battered Gulf Coast Saturday in the lead-up to his party's convention, trying to blunt his rival's momentum. Republican Mitt Romney vowed to bring more jobs to the country, bemoaning 23 million people out of work or underemployed.
Iran's sole reactor at the country's Bushehr nuclear power plant has reached full capacity, a senior official said Saturday.
Progress is evident in soggy Louisiana, but floodwaters linger and more than 400,000 sweltering electricity customers are still without power, days after Hurricane Isaac dragged through the state.