The U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission are expanding their probe into possible kickbacks on the part of computer maker Hewlett Packard Co., a regulatory filing said.
Few things in contemporary America are as unstable as things are in Europe. Economies across the eurozone are implementing massive austerity measures in the midst of severe economic crisis and uncertainty. Ireland and now potentially Portugal, Spain and Italy want to avoid the dreaded EU bailout and the ruthless fiscal penalties that come along with it. Marching in step with economic implosion, Europe's immigration problems intensify with each passing week.
Nokia Corp. is suing Apple Inc. in Britain, Germany and the Netherlands for allegedly infringing its patents with technology used in the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Wednesday was the 219th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights - the first 10 amendments to the Constitution. Bill of Rights Day should be the pre-eminent Anti-Politician Day on the American calendar. Instead, it has become simply another pretext for rulers to delude the ruled, an opportunity that the Obama administration is exploiting.
German authorities raided homes and religious schools connected to two radical Islamist groups with suspected terrorist links on Tuesday morning, the Interior Ministry said.
They remembered him as "the Bulldozer" — a U.S. diplomat with such a forceful persona he could drag politicians, military brass and even warlords to the negotiating table in a quest for peace.
Does it matter what you drink with that cheese fondue?
Richard A. Holbrooke, a brilliant and feisty U.S. diplomat who wrote part of the Pentagon Papers, was the architect of the 1995 Bosnia peace plan and served as President Obama's special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, died Monday, an administration official said. He was 69.
Internet retailer Amazon is denying that pro-WikiLeaks hackers were responsible for the failure of its websites in several European countries.