U.S. prosecutors on Monday made public their 2013 plea agreement with Chuck Blazer, revealing that the former FIFA executive committee member had been secretly providing authorities information for nearly two years before he
Apparel retailer Gap Inc said it would close a quarter of Gap specialty stores in North America over the next few years, including 140 this year, potentially affecting thousands of jobs as the company struggles with a slump i
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said in a German newspaper interview that he is not planning to present new reform proposals at a Eurogroup meeting later this week, according to interview excerpts published on Tuesday
Jeb Bush cast himself as a more moderate type of Republican while still holding on to his conservative principles as he began his U.S. presidential bid with an eye on the Hispanic vote which has eluded the party for years.
Europe's Airbus Group will design and build about 900 satellites for privately owned OneWeb Ltd, which plans to offer high-speed, space-based Internet access to billions of people worldwide, company officials said on Monday.
Hillary Clinton complicated President Barack Obama's quest for fast-track authority on his Pacific Rim trade pact on Monday by throwing her support behind fellow Democrats who revolted against the measure last week, while the
This year's rainfall is officially forecast to be only 88 per cent of the long-term average and, for the first time in nearly three decades, farmers face a second straight year of drought or drought-like conditions.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of Twitter's earlier investors, believes the social messenger's interim chief executive should not get the job permanently because of his other job commitments, he was quoted by the FT as saying
Wendy Wright is a home-schooling mother of two, a prolific blogger and a self-described "Disney Nut." Her cats are named Mickey and Minnie, and her blog is filled with advice for visiting Disneyland, tips for holding Disney-t
Twitter Inc's next chief executive officer (CEO) faces a crucial challenge as the company seeks to appease Wall Street after this week's management shakeup - helping disaffected advertisers connect with users.
First Allied Building has a story to tell. It's the de facto headquarters of the Glazer family, which controls the Manchester United soccer club, among the most valuable franchises in global sport, as well as the National Foo
Countries' current pledges for greenhouse gas cuts will fail to achieve a peak in energy-related emissions by 2030 and likely result in a temperature rise of 2.6 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, the International En
Eileen Drake, the new chief executive of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc, on Sunday vowed to keep a "huge focus" on cutting overhead costs in coming years, including a 10-percent workforce reduction and possible facility clos
Leading Gulf of Mexico oil producer Shell Oil Co, the U.S. arm of Royal Dutch Shell Plc , said it was removing non-essential workers from offshore platforms as a precautionary measure ahead of a low-pressure storm system give
Budget carrier AirAsia Bhd is planning a convertible bond issue of as much as $150 million at each of its Philippines and Indonesian associates, and may sell and lease back up to 20 aircraft of the group's fleet this year, gr
In a country with a record of hostility towards foreign capital, some local investors are breaking with tradition as they side with a U.S. hedge fund opposing an $8 billion merger seen vital to the transfer of leadership at S
Oil prices extended declines on Monday after two straight days of losses late last week as high production offset strong refinery runs, but a storm that could impact Gulf of Mexico operations supported U.S. crude.
Former PetroChina Vice Chairman Liao Yongyuan has been expelled from the Communist Party and will be prosecuted for crimes including bribery, the party said on Monday, the latest official caught up in a sweeping corruption c
Talks on ending a deadlock between Greece and its international creditors broke up in failure on Sunday, with European leaders venting their frustration as Athens stumbled closer towards a debt default that threatens its futu