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Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:35
Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit slipped as lifestyles continued to shift from personal computers to mobile devices and Internet cloud software. The US software giant said that it made...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:35
General Motors Thursday reported slumping first-quarter profits, dragged down by hefty recall charges that eclipsed a strong core operating performance. The largest US automaker's first-quarter net...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:35
Internet fast lanes that seemingly run counter to the concept of "net neutrality" would be allowed under rules proposed by US regulators eager to keep broadband service providers from abusing their...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:34
Reigning champion Ronnie O'Sullivan endured a difficult opening session in his World Championship second round match against Joe Perry, while Australia's Neil Robertson eased to a first round win on...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:34
US regulators proposed the first restrictions on the soaring $2 billion market in e-cigarettes Thursday, but some lawmakers and anti-tobacco advocates said the move falls woefully short. The new...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:34
TORONTO - The return to work of a police officer charged in the videotaped gunning down of a teenager on an empty streetcar was denounced Thursday by the victim's family and supporters. In a...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:34
WASHINGTON - Federal health regulators have cleared a genetic test from Roche as the first ever U.S.-approved alternative to the Pap smear, the decades-old mainstay of cervical cancer screening. The...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:33
BEIJING, China - China plans to revoke two crucial publication licenses for Sina.com, which might partially ban the web giant's operations, because obscene content was found during an anti-...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:33
SHORT HILLS, N.J. - Pfizer Inc. CEO Ian Read says the drugmaker will keep working to boost shareholder value, with continuing stock buybacks and higher dividends. At Pfizer's annual meeting in Short...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:33
TORONTO - The Toronto stock market closed higher Thursday amid positive earnings news and despite rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Toronto's S The Canadian dollar rose 0.03 of a cent to 90...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:33
REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. posted flat revenue and a decline in net income for the January-March quarter. Revenue gains from its Windows operating system and cloud computing services like Azure...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:33
Visa Inc.'s profit jumped 26 per cent in its fiscal second quarter from a year earlier as the company benefited from strong growth in payments volume, service revenue and a one-time tax gain. The...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:33
CONCORD, N.H. - Postal workers in cities big and small around the country have fanned out to protest a deal that puts postal services in Staples stores. The workers say the pilot program jeopardizes...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:33
HALIFAX - Premier Stephen McNeil said Thursday he intends to approach Ottawa about removing Nova Scotia's portion of the harmonized sales tax that is charged on top of the tax drivers pay for gas in...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:33
CALGARY - Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney says he was simply doing his job when he supported controversial MP Rob Anders during a hotly contested federal nomination race earlier this month....
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:32
WASHINGTON - A visual snapshot of the rowdy American debate over the Keystone XL pipeline played out Thursday on one of the world's most famous stages. A couple of dozen people noisily protested the...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:32
WASHINGTON - A visual snapshot of the rowdy American debate over the Keystone XL pipeline played out Thursday on one of the world's most famous stages. A couple of dozen people noisily protested the...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:32
By Lee Chi-dong WASHINGTON, April 24 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. government said Thursday it has filed a civil lawsuit against former South Korean dictator Chun Doo-hwan to recover $700,000 allegedly...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 17:32
By Lee Chi-dong WASHINGTON, April 24 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. government said Thursday it has filed a civil lawsuit against former South Korean dictator Chun Doo-hwan to recover $700,000 allegedly...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:56
Museum housing Henry VIII's flagship up for British award LONDON (Reuters) - A museum in the British city of Portsmouth that displays the salvaged hulk of King Henry VIII's flagship "Mary Rose",...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:56
By Natalie Huet and Benjamin Mallet PARIS (Reuters) - Shares of Alstom <ALSO.PA> jumped more than 14 percent on Thursday after a report that U.S. conglomerate General Electric <GE.N> was...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:55
By Aleksandar Vasovic and Alexei Anishchuk SLAVIANSK, Ukraine/ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow rebels on Thursday as they closed in on the separatists'...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:52
LONDON (Reuters) - A museum in the British city of Portsmouth that displays the salvaged hulk of King Henry VIII's flagship "Mary Rose", which sank in an attack on a French invasion fleet in 1545, is...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:51
By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday reluctantly struck down New York's limits on donations to independent political action committees as unconstitutional, potentially...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:51
By Jed Horowitz and Suzanne Barlyn NEW YORK (Reuters) - Charles Schwab Corp has dropped a fight to require customers to waive their rights to participate in class action lawsuits, two sources said on...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:51
By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Thursday said its board planned to meet on April 30 to consider an aid package for Ukraine, saying that Kiev had supplied...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:50
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday that the United States must force the current Ukrainian leadership to immediately stop the military operation in southeastern Ukraine and withdraw military...