- Report: Bird needs 3-mile buffer from drilling
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 10:39 AM
A government study with significant implications for the U. S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.
- House GOP sues administration over health care law
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 10:36 AM
House Republicans have sued the Obama administration over steps President Barack Obama took to put his health law into place.
- Bill Cosby's Arizona show canceled amid scandal
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 10:07 AM
Bill Cosby's February appearance at an Arizona casino has been canceled amid widening allegations of sexual assault.
- ABC to celebrate Disney on Broadway in TV special
Associated Press, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 10:02 AM
Disney will celebrate 20 years of making Broadway magic with a prime-time, hour-long special next month on ABC that highlights many of its musicals, including "Beauty and the Beast," "The Lion King," "Aida," "Tarzan," "The Little Mermaid," "Mary Poppins," "Newsies" and "Aladdin."
- Dow Chemical agrees to add board members
Associated Press, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 09:57 AM
Dow Chemical Co. says it will add four new members to its board of directors after pressure from hedge fund activist Daniel Loeb's Third Point.
- White House: Immigration steps would boost wages
Associated Press, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 09:56 AM
President Barack Obama's moves on immigration would expand the labor force and increase worker productivity, according to a White House report Friday that estimates average wages would rise over a 10-year period.
- Runaway Ukrainian billionaire given Serb passport
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 09:50 AM
Serbia says it will revoke its citizenship granted to Ukrainian businessman Sergei Kurchenko, sanctioned by the European Union and wanted in his country on embezzlement charges.
- US stocks rise early after rate cut from China
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 09:40 AM
U. S. stocks rose sharply in early trading after a surprise interest rate cut in China and a hint of further stimulus for Europe from the head of that region's central bank.
- Stenson leads McIlroy by 2 at Euorpean Tour finale
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 09:20 AM
Henrik Stenson birdied two of his closing three holes to seize a two-shot lead over Rory McIlroy and two others in the second round of the World Tour Championship on Friday. Stenson's 6-under-par 66 put him at 10 under overall in his bid to defend a title for the first time. McIlroy (70), Scotland's Richie Ramsay (69) and England's Danny Willett (67) were tied for second on 8 under at Jumeirah Estates. Stenson birdied his opening two holes, dropping a shot at the fourth, birdied the fifth, and picked up more birdies at 10, 13, 16 and the last.
- Aereo files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
Associated Press, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 09:03 AM
Online streaming service Aereo says that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying an unfavorable ruling by the U. S. Supreme Court was too difficult to overcome.
- White House: Immigration steps would boost GDP
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 09:00 AM
The White House says President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions would boost the economy by expanding the U. S. labor force and increasing worker productivity. It says average wages would rise over a 10 year period, a claim that Obama critics and even some labor allies dispute.
- Biden calls on Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce
Associated Press, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 08:52 AM
Vice President Joe Biden says Russia must uphold its end of a truce in east Ukraine in order to resolve the conflict which has claimed at least 4,300 lives since March.
- 4 IRA suspects arrested after Belfast gun seized
Associated Press, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 08:50 AM
Northern Ireland police say they are questioning four suspected members of an Irish Republican Army faction after stopping a car in Catholic west Belfast and finding a loaded assault rifle.
- A daily cycle of giving in 'most generous' Myanmar
Associated Press, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 08:42 AM
The food cart is coming!" the hungry little boy shouts, his face lighting up.
- Toyota recalls nearly 423K Lexuses for fuel leaks
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 08:21 AM
Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus luxury brand cars in the U. S. to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires.
- AP PHOTOS: A look at Greece's Macedonian legacy
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 08:17 AM
They were the ancient world's ultimate social climbers. In one generation, the Macedonians emerged from Greece's rustic northern fringes to rule most of the world they knew, funded by the loot of the Persian Empire.
- Barcelona recovers Mathieu and Rafina for Sevilla
NBC News, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 08:00 AM
Barcelona has recovered defender Jeremy Mathieu and midfielder Rafina from injury in time for Saturday's Spanish league match against Sevilla.
- HBSC in French probe over possible tax dodging
Associated Press, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 07:38 AM
HSBC says it has been placed under formal investigation in France over services it offered to clients required to pay taxes in France.