Romney Taps Ryan as Running Mate
Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his vice presidential running mate, choosing a political rising star long favored by the American business community because of his views on taxes and budget priorities.
3,800 File Compensation Claims After Chevron Fire -Report
About 3,800 people filed compensation claims through Friday afternoon, Chevron Corp. (CVX) said, after a Richmond, Calif., refinery fire, according to a report published in the Contra Costa Times from the Associated Press.
United Breweries 1Q Net Profit Rises 39% on Robust Sales
United Breweries Ltd. (532478.BY), which makes India's popular Kingfisher beer, said its fiscal first-quarter net profit rose 39% from a year earlier, helped by robust sales.
Bank of Communications Private Placement Approved by China
Bank of Communications Co. (BCMXY, 3328.HK) has received approval from China's securities regulator to complete its private share placement, the bank said in a stock exchange announcement Saturday.
US, Turkey prepare for worst-case scenarios in Syria, including possible chemical weapons attack
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Turkey's foreign minister said Saturday that their countries are creating a formal structure to plan for worst-case scenarios in Syria, including a possible chemical weapons attack on regime opponents.
Russian Kirdyapkin wins 50km race walk
Russia's Sergey Kirdyapkin broke the Olympic record in the 50-kilometer race walking event while winning the gold Saturday.Kirdyapkin finished in 3 hours, 35 minutes and 59 seconds to earn his first Olympic medal
Find sun and fun at the Jersey Shore
Tourists have been visiting the Jersey Shore ever since explorer Henry Hudson was one of the first visitors to the area. If you're planning on visiting the area, having a good time is a sure thing. Here is a guide to the most popular destinations where you can kick back, relax and enjoy the Jersey
Second round finally complete at Kiawah Island
Joost Luiten birdied his final hole Saturday morning to complete the second round of the PGA Championship.He was the only player who didn't finish round two on Friday
Romney picks Rep. Ryan as running mate, plans to make official at Va. rally
Mitt Romney prepared to announce Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate Saturday, selecting the Republican Party's go-to man on budget issues in a decision that signals the campaign will make the nation's spiraling debt a centerpiece of its attacks on President Obama.
American diver Boudia qualifies 3rd behind Chinese
David Boudia of the United States, after landing the final spot in the semifinal, qualified third behind the two Chinese favorites Saturday morning in the men's 10-meter platform.Boudia scored 531.15 points on his six dives to finish 32.40 behind reigning world champion and favorite Qiu Bo, who