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Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:30
US President Barack Obama on Thursday thanked Congress for its "speed and seriousness" in endorsing his plan to train moderate rebels in Syria to battle the Islamic State group. "I'm pleased that...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:30
Argentina's Congress passed a bill Thursday giving the government powers to regulate prices and production in a bid to control runaway inflation, a measure condemned by the business community. After...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:30
Residents of Mexico's Los Cabos resort armed themselves with guns and machetes in hurricane-battered neighborhoods Thursday to defend their homes from looters, as troops were deployed. The government...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:30
US President Barack Obama on Thursday praised France for its decision to join American forces in conducting air strikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq. "As one of our oldest and closest...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:30
TORONTO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Canada's main stock was little changed on Thursday amid investors' concern about an independence referendum in Scotland. Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark S
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:19
SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Yonhap) -- In his international debut on Thursday, young South Korean baseball slugger Na Sung-bum made an immediate impact, offering a glimpse into what could be a memorable Asian...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:18
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A meeting of European leaders to discuss growth and jobs will be held in Milan next month, Italy confirmed on Thursday, after two days of confusion and contradictory...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:18
By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A group of 42 scientists from Florida universities submitted a joint letter on Thursday urging Governor Rick Scott and other state leaders to participate in...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:18
By David Brunnstrom and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will nominate former State Department official Richard Verma as U.S. ambassador to India, just ahead of a visit to...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:18
By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar scaled more than six-year peaks against the yen on Thursday after data showed a drop in U.S. claims for jobless benefits last week,...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:17
(Reuters) - The erectile dysfunction drug Stendra, currently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use 30 minutes before sex, has now been approved for use as little as 15 minutes...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:17
By Nadia Damouni, Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Euan Rocha NEW YORK/TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada, which has seen a fair share of U.S. activist investors cross the border in the last years, may soon have more...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:17
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday declared the Ebola outbreak in Africa a "threat to international peace and security" and called on all states to provide urgent...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:16
By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must act to rein in methane pollution from the oil and gas industry, environmental groups said on Thursday, warning...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:16
Tycoon yachtsman Larry Ellison on Thursday stepped down as Oracle's chief executive, trusting a pair of lieutenants to steer the titanic business software firm he helped launch decades ago. Ellison,...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:16
President Barack Obama will make a statement on Thursday after Congress backed his plan to arm moderate Syrian rebels as part of his strategy to take on the Islamic State group. Obama will speak from...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:16
Residents of Mexico's Los Cabos resort armed themselves with guns and machetes in hurricane-battered neighborhoods Thursday to defend their homes from looters, as troops were deployed. The government...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:15
Bastia's Brazilian striker Brandao was banned for six months by the French football league's disciplinary commission on Thursday for headbutting Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Motta, his club announced...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:15
Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Thursday that his resignation earlier this month was the result of him "not being true to his wife." "After 42 years, I broke her trust. I'm here...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:15
Italian film legend Sophia Loren inaugurated Thursday an exhibition in Mexico showing off personal treasures including glamorous dresses, silk purses and her Oscar, to mark her upcoming 80th birthday...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:15
Congress on Thursday passed US President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels to battle jihadists. The Senate voted 78 to 22 to authorize the first step in Obama's strategy to...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:15
Congress on Thursday passed US President Barack Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels to battle Islamic State jihadists, a key plank of his strategy to smash the militants. The Senate...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:04
Conflicts escalate as armed rebels advance into Yemeni capital SANAA, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Shiite Houthi rebels advanced into the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Thursday after they clashed with the army...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:04
CHICAGO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Chicago agricultural commodities closed lower Thursday across the board. The most active corn contract for December delivery fell 3.5 cents, or 1.02 percent, to close at...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:04
Security ramped up after terror attack plot on Australian Parliament House and leaders revealed MELBOURNE, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Australian authority on Friday has ramped up security in the capital of...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:04
WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday defended President Barack Obama's strategy against the Islamic State (IS) but offered no new details in his opening...
Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 19:04
OSLO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Norwegian central bank, Norges Bank, announced on Thursday that its executive board has decided to keep the key policy rate unchanged at 1.5 percent. "The outlook for...