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Alibaba mega IPO caps founder Jack Ma success tale

September 19, 2014

HONG KONG (AP) — When Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago he insisted the e-commerce venture should see itself as competing against Silicon Valley, not other Chinese companie. more »»

UK leader pledges to honor promises to Scotland

September 19, 2014

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to live up to commitments to Scotland made ahead of the independence vote, including plans for new powers on tax, spending and... more »»

Roadside bombs kills 5 UN peacekeepers in Mali

September 19, 2014

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A roadside bomb in northern Mali killed five U.N. peacekeepers and wounded several others on Thursday, a spokesman said of the latest in a string of deadly attacks on the force. more »»

Alibaba poised to surge on the NYSE

September 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba will say "open sesame" to the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, as its shares begin trading in a highly anticipated debut that could raise u... more »»

Minority scholar denies separatism at China trial

September 19, 2014

URUMQI, China (AP) — A prominent Muslim Uighur scholar being tried on separatism charges told a court in far western China that he never advocated the overthrow of Chinese rule in his native... more »»

High turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters... more »»

Thai military ruler apologizes for bikini comment

September 19, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military ruler apologized for suggesting that attractive foreign tourists might be unsafe on the country's world-famous beaches if they wear bikinis. more »»

Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters... more »»

Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters... more »»

Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aid

September 19, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. more »»

Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

September 18, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters... more »»

Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aid

September 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. more »»

Islamic State plot in Australia raises questions

September 18, 2014

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has shaken Australians. more »»

Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

September 18, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to their homes for three days starting Frida... more »»

Senate votes to support Obama on rebel aid

September 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. more »»

Witness: 21 killed by Mexico army had surrendered

September 18, 2014

ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) — A woman says she saw Mexican soldiers shoot and kill her 15-year-old daughter after a confrontation with a suspected drug gang even though the teenager was lying wounded on... more »»

Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

September 18, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militiamen backed by tanks defiantly advanced Thursday in Syria, capturing more than 20 Kurdish villages as the international community strains to assemble a coalition... more »»

Mexico boosts Los Cabos security after looting

September 18, 2014

LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Federal police on Thursday vowed to crack down on lawlessness and restore order in the hurricane-stricken resort area of Los Cabos after looting emptied store shelves and... more »»

Cardinals debate marriage before crucial meeting

September 18, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The battle lines are being drawn before a major church meeting on family issues that represents a key test for Pope Franci. more »»

Boyfriend jeans a hit on the Milan runway

September 18, 2014

MILAN (AP) — Hey girlfriend, baggy boyfriend jeans are all the rage on the Milan runway this season. more »»

 
 

 

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