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E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. said on Tuesday net profit for the fourth quarter climbed to $683 million, or 74 cents a share, compared with $185 million, or 20 cents a share, in the same period last year.
While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as her vital signs deteriorated, according to a malpractice lawsuit filed Monday by her daughter, Melissa.
The main U.S. foreign assistance agency on Monday suspended awards to a non-governmental organization that has received more than $1 billion for its work in Afghanistan and Iraq the past nine years.
British tennis star Andy Murray is moving onto the Australian Open semi-final following his 6-3 7-6 6-3 defeat Tuesday of Australia's Nick Kyrgios.
At Paris' high-octane couture week, what happens on the catwalk is only half the story.
The Commerce Department releases its December report on durable goods.
DuPont Co. says portfolio changes and productivity improvements contributed to an increase in fourth-quarter earnings.
Official figures show Britain's economy slowed in the fourth quarter of 2014 but remained one of the better-performing economies in the developed world.
The Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in December.
The yields on Greek government bonds continued higher on Tuesday, building on sharp rises from Monday when investors shunned Greek assets after radical, far-left Syriza won the country's general election.
The pound dropped on Tuesday after data showed the U.K. economy grew less than expected in both the fourth quarter of 2014 and for the full year.
EasyJet PLC rallied 4.2% in Tuesday's trade after the budget airline lifted its revenue guidance and reported first-quarter sales growth that beat expectations.
European stocks drifted lower and Asian markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors calmed from initial jitters over Greece's election result.
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG says fourth quarter net income dropped 26 percent but the company still posted a healthy 2014 annual profit.
Royal Philips NV, the world's biggest lighting maker, says its net profit slumped in 2014's fourth quarter to 134 million euros ($ 151 million) from 412 million euros a year earlier as sales declined and restructuring costs hit earnings.
Facebook is suffering a widespread outage Tuesday affecting users in the United States, Asia and Australia.
A JetBlue flight has returned to the gate before takeoff from Boston because of an unspecified threat, but authorities say nothing hazardous has been found.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average ) up 1.4% (at break) ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index ) down 0.4% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index ) down 0.4% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200 ) up 0.5% ; Seoul (Kospi ) up 0.4% ; Taipei (Taiex ) flat Copyright © 2015 MarketWatch, Inc.
Chinese stocks turned lower shortly after a choppy opening Tuesday, as Hong Kong and Shanghai's benchmark indexes struggled to maintain momentum after five days of gains.
A proposed performance-based funding model for Iowa's three public universities could have a negative financial impact among schools in the state and hurt funding for some graduate programs, state lawmakers said Monday during a committee meeting.