The World Bank is beginning to commit billions of dollars to flood prevention, water management and other projects to help major Asian cities avoid the expected impact of climate change, a dramatic example of how short the horizon has become … Continue reading
INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – A fire at a sprawling downtown Indianapolis recycling plant, fueled by propane tanks and a massive stockpile of rubber tires, forced the evacuation of homes and businesses within a five-block radius on Saturday, officials said.
Interest rates on Treasury bonds neared a 14-month high Tuesday, a sign that investors are growing nervous about how a closely watched jobs report later this week will affect the Federal Reserve’s massive economic stimulus program. Read full article >> … Continue reading
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Canada’s Valeant Pharmaceuticals International is nearing a deal to acquire eye care company Bausch & Lomb Holdings Inc from Warburg Pincus LLC for about $ 9 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday.
REYHANLI, Turkey (Reuters) – Twin car bombs killed around 40 people and wounded many more in a Turkish town near the Syrian border on Saturday and Turkey said it suspected Syrian involvement.
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LONDON (Reuters) – Lloyds Banking Group’s first-quarter profit jumped and the bank upped its cost savings target, sending shares to a near two-year high and close to the price at which the state…
WATERTOWN, Massachusetts (Reuters) – A police officer for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was shot to death on Thursday night at the school’s Cambridge campus, touching off a manhunt in a community on edge just days after the Boston Marathon … Continue reading
SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A deal has been reached to end a massive port strike that has slammed copper, forestry and fruit exports in the world’s top red metal producer Chile but depends on agreement from the port of Valparaiso, a … Continue reading