By YURI KAGEYAMAAP Business Writer
TOKYO (AP) - Former Olympus Corp. Chief Executive Michael Woodford will receive 10 million pounds (1.2 billion yen, $15.4 million) in a settlement over his dismissal from the Japanese camera and medical equipment maker.
By MARI YAMAGUCHIAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's leader appealed to the nation Friday to accept that two nuclear reactors that remained shuttered after the Fukushima disaster must be restarted to protect the economy and people's livelihoods.
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said the gover
By COLLEEN BARRYAP Business Writer
MILAN (AP) - Global stocks staged a minor recovery Friday after the U.S. government said businesses were restocking their shelves faster than analysts expected, coming on the heels of a surprise Chinese rate cut.
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans who tried to strip Bill Clinton of his presidency have eagerly embraced the Democrat, taking his words on taxes and decisions on Bosnia and using them to pound another Democratic president, Barack Obama.
By JOAN LOWYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - As a safety demonstration, it was a heart-stopper: A Ford Taurus was seconds away from cruising through an intersection when suddenly a row of red lights pulsed on the lower windshield and a warning blared that another car was approa
By GEIR MOULSONAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's central bank raised its 2012 economic growth forecast for the country to 1 percent on Friday, citing global growth and a boost to domestic demand from a healthy labor market and low borrowing costs.
By ADAM SCHRECKAP Business Writer
FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) - By night, the lights of dozens of ships anchored off this eastern Emirati port create the mirage of a far-off city at sea.
The crowded anchorage reflects Fujairah's rise as one of the wo
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - There's more to Facebook apps than "Angry Birds" and Pinterest, but many users wouldn't know that because there hasn't been a good, central way to find them.