U.K. pharmaceutical major GlaxoSmithKline PLC is conducting an internal investigation to see whether its employees enganged in bribery in the United Arab Emirates, Reuters reported Tuesday.
SolarCity will begin offering loans to homeowners for solar systems, a move that industry analysts say could reshape the market for rooftop solar and propel its rapid adoption.
Timothy Geithner, a key player in the U.S. government's 2008 bailout of American International Group Inc., is due back in court Wednesday in a trial of a lawsuit filed by the insurance giant's former CEO over the handling of the rescue.
When doctors told Brittany Maynard that her days were numbered due to a progressive brain tumor, the 29-year-old decided to take charge of her life, MyFox8.com reported.
The U.S. military mission to combat Ebola in West Africa is facing questions about the serious health risks American troops will encounter in heading to the epicenter of the deadly outbreak.
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told Fox News there is no question the Obama administration’s decision to not maintain a presence in Iraq was a mistake.
The U.S. State Department has been handing over billions of dollars in grants for foreign projects -- ranging from cultural exchanges to “climate change” activities -- without adequate oversight or adequate assessment of the risks involved, and sometimes without knowing whether the money was actually spent, according to the department’s Inspector General.
Asian stocks sagged Wednesday as pessimism about global growth spread following a decline on Wall Street overnight and a strengthening yen, which dampened prospects for export-oriented Japan.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 1.5% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) down 0.8% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) down 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) down 0.8% ; Seoul (Kospi) flat Taipei (Taiex) down 0.3% Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Hong Kong stocks opened significantly lower Wednesday morning after a sell-off in U.S. markets overnight, as the Hang Seng Index dropped 0.8%.