Nearly 60 House members will not run for re-election this year, with most departures coming on the Republican side.
As Amazon continues to expand, propelling Bezos to the richest man in the world, his annual shareholder letters are drawing even wider appreciation among business leaders and executives worldwide.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Petrobras Chief Executive Pedro Parente said on Thursday that any partnership in refining the company agrees to seal would likely be signed only next year, due to the complexity of such deals and the financial amounts involved.
After adding billions in the last week, Netflix is edging closer to surpassing the Walt Disney Co.'s market cap. That could happen sooner rather than later if one strategist's forecasts pan out.
'The nerds have taken over the world. Now they're showing signs of being drunk on such power,' wrote M.G. Siegler, a partner at Alphabet's GV, in a blog post.
German lawmakers will question a senior Facebook Inc manager about data privacy in the wake of revelations that the personal information of millions of users wrongly ended up in the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. Lawmakers in the Bundestag lower house of parliament will grill Joel
Vivendi 's top investor Vincent Bollore stunned shareholders and board members on Thursday by anointing his son Yannick as chairman only days before the company faces a crucial showdown in Italy. The 66-year-old billionaire, chairman since 2014, made the announcement at the end of the French media
Italy's Popolare di Bari has set an ambitious target to reduce its soured debt this year, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, in a move likely to heighten concerns it will need fresh capital. Italian banks, laid low by a mountain of bad loans left behind by a deep recession, have
PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European utility companies are retrenching in their home markets and looking to unwind debt-financed cross-border merger deals as increasingly nationalist governments balk at foreign ownership of strategic power supplies. Hungary was one of the first European countries to
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is marking the 28th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope's launch with a peek into a wild stellar nursery.
Syrian air defenses activated and fired interceptor missiles during the US, UK, France's strike, but reportedly only a couple had a chance of hitting their targets. Syria fired only two missiles during the strike and the remaining 38 after the attack had already concluded, US government sources
The Trump administration this week will begin the environmental review process for oil and gas drilling on a section of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a region in northern Alaska rich in crude but prized by conservationists. In a notice from the U.S. Department of the Interior seen by Reuters,
The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured a sobering fact: The U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled. The U.S. has 2,000 troops in Syria assisting local Arab and Kurdish fighters against IS, even as President Donald Trump resists deeper U.S
Italian households would bear the brunt of any new bank failure in the country as they own nearly half of the bonds that would be written off in such an event, European Central Bank data showed on Thursday. The prospect of burning small savers has been a major drag on ECB efforts to rescue the Italian
Greece has accepted a 535 million euro (466.31 million pounds) offer from a consortium led by Italy's Snam for a majority stake in gas grid operator DESFA, naming it the "preferred investor", its privatisation agency said on Thursday. It also has a liquefied gas terminal facility on an
68 years since open hostilities began, North and South Korea are still technically at war. But could a lasting peace agreement be possible in 2018?
The spleen stores oxygen-rich red blood cells that it can release into the bloodstream, enabling divers to hold their breath for longer periods of time under water. While competitive divers can train to boost their lung capacity or increase their red blood cell count, the current study offers fresh
ZURICH/LONDON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Quarterly sales growth at Nestle , Procter & Gamble and Unilever was driven almost entirely by shifting more goods, in a stark illustration of how hard it is for consumer products makers to raise prices in a competitive retail environment. The result has been mounting