By JAKE PEARSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A 32-year-old New York City man who broke the U.S. constant weight record for freediving soon after beginning his competitive career last year died Sunday while participating in a tournament in the Bahamas, police said.
Nicholas Mevoli, who lived in
NEW YORK (AP) - Sony says it sold more than 1 million of its PlayStation 4 video game consoles during their first 24 hours on the market.
The consoles went on sale Friday in the U.S. and Canada. Andrew House, president and group CEO for Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., said in a release Sunday
By AYA BATRAWYAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - U.S.-based Boeing Co. dominated on the first day of the Dubai Airshow, netting $100 billion in orders at an event that showcased the spending power and aggressive expansion efforts of the Middle East's Gulf Arab carriers.
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - McDonald's is looking to give people a little more wiggle room to customize their orders, as they can at chains such as Chipotle, Five Guys and Subway.
The world's biggest hamburger chain says it's testing a "build-your-own burger"
By The Associated Press
American Airlines says it will list its shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol "AAL" after completing a merger with US Airways and becoming the world's biggest airline.
American's parent, AMR Corp., had been listed on the New York Stock Exchange as
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
BEIJING (AP) - China's leaders pledged Friday to open state-dominated industries wider to private competition and ease limits on foreign investment in e-commerce and other businesses in a sweeping reform plan aimed at rejuvenating a slowing economy.
HELSINKI (AP) - Some 10,000 passengers were affected by flight cancellations at Finnair on Friday and Saturday, as the Finnish national carrier prepared for a planned strike by cabin crews and other personnel that was averted only at the last minute.
The airline said 130 flights were canceled to
HELSINKI (AP) - Finnair says some 10,000 passengers have been grounded as the airline canceled flights in anticipation of a planned strike by cabin crews and other personnel that was averted at the last minute.
Finnair spokeswoman Elina Ammala says the national carrier had cut more than 130 flights
By DAVID PORTERAssociated Press
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - The Vince Lombardi Trophy will be awarded in just under three months' time, but the competition has already begun in earnest for a more lucrative prize.
A slice of the estimated half-billion dollars in economic activity expected to
PORTLAND, Ore. (Nov. 13) -- Five Central Washington University football players, including four seniors, have been named to the 2013 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team, announced Wednesday.All five Wildcats selected to the team were first-time academic all-conference