NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's frequent campaign events in Trump Tower are attracting scrutiny from New York City officials who want to know whether he is abiding by rules requiring the building's atrium to be open to the public.
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.N. children's fund on Wednesday issued a stark warning to Iraqi troops and Islamic State militants in the battle for Fallujah to spare the children, the most vulnerable among the tens of thousands of civilians who remain trapped by the fighting for control of this city west of Baghdad.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven years ago, newly elected President Barack Obama came to a blighted stretch of northern Indiana and predicted a tough but certain recovery — if the country embraced his approach to re-juicing the economy. He returns Wednesday seeking credit for having lifted the U.S. out of the doldrums with policies Democrats are now rallying behind as they work to elect his replacement.
Xiaomi Corp. has agreed to purchase around 1,500 patents from Microsoft Corp. in an example of the rising costs facing the Chinese smartphone startup as it expands outside China.
Since U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called for a Brexit referendum three years ago, the European Union hasn’t become any stronger, writes David Marsh.
Cases at the Securities and Exchange Commission from this year provide valuable lessons, says Michael Brush.
Investors have more than the Brexit referendum to worry about, writes Matthew Lynn. Greece, Spain and France are also on the brink of economic and political shocks.
Jeff Bezos believes billionaires such as himself and Peter Thiel need thick skin and shouldn’t waste their time fighting media outlets critical of them.
Last week, Ghana, widely acknowledged as one of Africa’s role models for best democratic practice, caught democracy watchdogs off guard when the country’s police chief announced the government intends to shut down social media on voting day in November. The shutdown is to take place from 5 am to 7 pm “to ensure social media…
E*TRADE Financial (ETFC) operates its own bank, E*TRADE Bank. This is a federally chartered savings bank that E*TRADE’s broker-dealers utilize to maximize the value of deposits.
The United Nations mission in Mali deployed attack helicopters after two assaults on UN bases in the northern city of Gao left at least four people dead.
Japan’s economy probably grew more than the government initially estimated in the first quarter, economists said after a report showed companies increased business investment.
Not all small things are beautiful. On Wednesday SoftBank, the Japanese technology and telecoms group, said it would sell a portion of its stake in Alibaba. SoftBank will cut the holding by 4 percentage ...
The U.K.’s EU referendum may largely feel like a European issue, but several U.S. companies could be in for a nice boost if the Brits vote to remain in the union next month, according to J.P. Morgan.
Password: password? How many times do people have to be told to use smart passwords, and avoid the obvious ones that makes you easy pickings for hackers?
As Wal-Mart tries to build an international juggernaut, it has had no greater success than in Chile, where even its failures show a commitment to adapting quickly to local shopping habits.
French commuters face disruptions Wednesday as some rail workers went on strike and President Francois Hollande sought to contain labor unrest that has already caused some gas stations to run dry over ...
Not surprisingly, it’s a cable company.
Bonds of Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd., the first Chinese property developer to default on dollar-denominated debt, are "extremely cheap," said Benjamin Fuchs, founder of the $1.8 billion hedge fund ...
The recent rally in oil prices is giving the European Central Bank a rare opportunity to strike an upbeat tone on growth and inflation at its monetary policy meeting on Thursday.
U.K. housing activity may cool in the coming months after a tax change boosted the market in the first quarter, though the underlying momentum is one of continued price gains, Nationwide Building Society ...
Swiss Franc Slightly Lower as 1Q GDP Data Misses Expectations