AMSTERDAM (AP) — ING Groep NV, the Dutch banking and insurance group, says net profit was lower in the second quarter due to hedging losses on a U.S. retirement product. However the company said the operational picture at
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian security official says border police have arrested five Syrians trying to smuggle a large cache of arms into the kingdom.
The official said Wednesday that anti-tank missiles, surface-to-air missiles and assault rifles
BANGKOK (AP) — Crude prices vacillated between gains and losses Wednesday as traders waited for the U.S. Energy Department to release its latest oil supply data.
Benchmark crude for September delivery was down 6 cents to $105.24 at
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Wednesday, led by a tumble in Tokyo’s benchmark, as expectations mounted that the U.S. central bank will begin to phase out its monetary stimulus next month.
Positive U.S. trade data and
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine military official says a roadside bomb has exploded and wounded seven soldiers aboard a passing army truck in the latest of a series of explosions that has set off a security alarm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The chief executive of New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra says the risk that people could contract botulism from infant formula made with the company’s whey concentrate has ended.
Speaking at a press conference
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Firefighters are battling a large blaze raging at Kenya’s main international airport.
The Kenya Airports Authority said Wednesday that the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport has been closed until further notice so that emergency teams
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran and Matt Adams homered in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 15-game road winning streak with a 5-1 victory on Tuesday night.
Joe Kelly pitched
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2013. There are 146 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On August 7, 1782, Gen. George Washington created the Order of the Purple Heart, a decoration
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