A monstrous tornado of rare power that roared through an Oklahoma City suburb, has killed at least 51 people, authorities say.11 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Wireless service provider Sprint Nextel Corp
By Tom Polansek
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The trustee liquidating MF Global has sold a collection of the bankrupt broker's CME Group
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday that he wants the Bank of Japan to have a thorough dialogue with markets in the wake of volatility in the government bond market.
Tempers have flared during a six-hour debate in Britain's parliament where Tory backbenchers tried to scupper a bill allowing gay marriage.May 21, 2013, 7:23 am
AEG Live's event controller confirms the company budgeted $US1.5 million to pay for Michael Jackson's doctor.May 21, 2013, 7:21 am
A Swedish co-founder of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay has gone on trial, charged with hacking and stealing data.May 21, 2013, 7:20 am
WASHINGTON (AFP) - President Barack Obama will hold his first summit with President Xi Jinping in California next month, with Sino-US relations rattled by alleged Chinese cyber spying and tensions in the Pacific.May 21, 2013, 6:52 am
Keyboardist Ray Manzarek, who founded The Doors with Jim Morrison, has died. He was 74.May 21, 2013, 6:15 am
By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Kaori Kaneko
TOKYO (Reuters) - Signs are that most firms in export-driven Japan Inc, having got the weaker yen they craved, now want the currency to either stab...
MUMBAI (AFP) - China's premier will pay his respects Tuesday to the family of an Indian doctor who died treating Chinese troops more than 70 years ago, becoming a rare symbol of friendship between the two nations.May 21, 2013, 5:29 am
DUBLIN (Reuters) - The number of new mortgages issued in Ireland fell to their lowest first-quarter level since data was first collected eight years ago, further tempering hopes that house prices woul...May 21, 2013, 5:28 am
UPDATE 9.15am: Children were trapped inside a school and areas of metropolitan Oklahoma City were levelled in a massive tornado that packed winds of more than 320km/h.May 21, 2013, 5:13 am
Microsoft is set to make a splash this week with the eagerly awaited unveiling of its new Xbox console, eight years after the last version.May 21, 2013, 5:12 am
NEW DELHI (AFP) - The Indian and Chinese premiers pledged on Monday to finally resolve a border dispute that has soured ties for decades, saying good relations between the two Asian giants were key to world peace.May 21, 2013, 4:40 am
By Michelle Nichols
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The top Palestinian negotiator with Israel on Monday threw his weight behind U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's bid to revive stalled pe...
By Jason Lange
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund on Monday said the United States was getting carried away with a government austerity drive, offering some of the i...
By Patrick Temple-West and Poornima Gupta
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Using an unusual global tax structure, Apple Inc has kept billions of dollars in profits in Irish subsidia...
HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong on Monday launched a ten-year plan to reduce waste by 40 percent per person as part of efforts to catch up with other leading Asian cities and avert a looming environmental crisis.May 21, 2013, 3:01 am
WASHINGTON (AFP) - US lawmakers debating a landmark immigration bill on Monday approved the provision of 5,000 visas to Tibetan refugees to enter the United States over the next three years.May 21, 2013, 2:52 am
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