Oct 25, 2012 16:12 EDT
More than three million years ago, ancient ancestors of humans were walking upright -- but they could still climb trees like monkeys, a study showed Thursday in the US journal "Science."
Jul 06, 2012 16:41 EDT
The Serious Fraud Office said Friday it will investigate the bank rate-fixing scandal which has prompted three Barclays executives to quit and dented London's reputation as a top financial centre.
Jul 06, 2012 16:37 EDT
Britain's Serious Fraud Office said Friday it will investigate the bank rate-fixing scandal which has prompted three Barclays executives to quit and dented London's reputation as a top financial centre.
Jul 06, 2012 09:48 EDT
Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Friday it would formally investigate a bank rate-fixing scandal which has led to the resignation of three top Barclays executives.
Oct 28, 2011 18:52 EDT
BOSTON (Reuters) - Over the past three years, the foreign exchange franchise at Bank of New York Mellon Corp <BK.N> has been challenged by unhappy clients who want more transparent pricing and by the advent of electronic trading.
Aug 10, 2011 21:39 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The bankruptcy sale of Crystal Cathedral, the glass-walled Orange County church known for its "Hour of Power" broadcasts, has touched off a bidding war between a Roman Catholic diocese and a local university.
Jul 14, 2011 17:23 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Brooklyn man who confessed to smothering and dismembering an 8-year-old boy lost on his first walk home alone was ordered on Thursday to undergo a psychiatric evaluation after complaining of "hearing voices."
May 23, 2011 11:32 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Filling a trio of top regulatory jobs will be crucial for maintaining momentum in global reforms with the chances of emerging market candidates boosted if a European bags the IMF, regulatory sources and analysts said.
Jan 26, 2011 19:00 EST
ItÕs safe to say UNLV football recruit David Green has stayed busy playing sports for Wasilla High in Alaska.
Dec 10, 2010 08:07 EST
Hobby Lobby CEO David Green joins Giving Pledge list, which now has 57 members. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. CEO David Green has joined a list of people promising to give away much of their wealth.
Nov 10, 2010 07:45 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - Was the creation of the Financial Stability Board last year a bloodless coup by the world's central bankers? A repeal of the U.S. Declaration of Independence? That's certainly how some in America view the new body which is supposed to plug the holes in the world's financial regulations.
Oct 01, 2010 18:56 EDT
SJW Corp. taps KPMG audit partner Lynch as chief financial officer, replacing Green. SJW Corp., the parent of San Jose Water Co. and an operator of commercial buildings, said Friday that James Lynch would become its chief financial officer and treasurer, replacing David Green, who resigned on Thursday.
Sep 27, 2010 16:33 EDT
Beyond brain injuries and PTSD, soldiers' urological war wounds may get Congressional scrutiny. Before he passed out in the medical tent in Iraq, 19-year-old Lance Cpl. James Crosby wanted to know two things: would he survive the rocket attack that sent shrapnel through his side and spine, and was he all in one piece?
Mar 31, 2010 20:32 EDT
Boeing's $150M charge for prescription drug change brings total to more than $1.7B. The corporate tax bill for the health care overhaul rose some more on Wednesday, with Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin announcing a combined $246 million in charges because they're losing a deduction for some prescription drug expenses for retirees.
Jan 26, 2010 06:49 EST
Market could be as big as $600 billion per year . I thought I was prepared for my first visit to China. Back in 2006, I started visiting the country regularly for a business venture. But my first time there, I saw something completely unexpected... It wasn't the booming economy. Or the jungle of brand-new skyscrapers. Or even the sheer number of people. No. What amazed me most was how much the Chinese love gambling. Gamblers are everywhere. At one of the factories I visited outside Shenzhen, I noticed groups of workers playing billiards for money during their breaks. And every third storefront along the city streets had guys sitting out front playing cards and other betting games, with a pot of cash in the center. For years, the Chinese have indulged their fanatical gambling habit by playing illegal lotteries and informal betting games. But this year, all that will change. Dramatically. Last summer ? on July 1, 2009 ? the Chinese government quietly approved a new gambling law, allowing
Sep 13, 2009 16:45 EDT
Mymi Freedman's memories of Hurricane Ike's immediate aftermath still linger, especially in one sense.
Sep 13, 2009 16:45 EDT
Texas island city ravaged by Hurricane Ike marks anniversary, honors rebuilding efforts. Mymi Freedman's memories of Hurricane Ike's immediate aftermath still linger, especially in one sense.
Feb 05, 2008 14:02 EST
Rescuer of Oral Roberts University Built His Fortune on Picture Frames and Christian Books. As a kid, Mart Green made 7 cents for every picture frame he glued together for his father's arts and crafts business. But before he went out and bought baseball cards with his money, the 9-year-old gave 10 percent to charity.