By BARBARA ORTUTAY and MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook and Yahoo have agreed to settle a months-long patent dispute, averting a potentially expensive battle over the technology running two of the Internet's most popular destinations
By BEN FELLER and JIM KUHNHENNAssociated Press
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Disappointing job growth jolted the presidential campaign four months before Election Day, and the candidates quickly put their vastly different views on display, underscoring the economy as the central issue
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Stock markets slid while the euro fell to a two year low on Friday as investors fretted about the global economy following worse than expected U.S. jobs figures.
The 80,000 increase in payrolls in June was slightly
By PABLO GORONDIAssociated Press
Oil fell below $86 a barrel Friday as concerns over the global economy dominated trading.
Weak U.S. employment figures added to those concerns, a day after Europe and China cut interest rates in response to deteriorating
By RACHEL ZOLLAP Religion Writer
By a razor-thin margin, the largest Presbyterian group in the United States rejected a proposal Thursday to divest from three companies that do business with Israel. Pro-Palestinian advocates vowed to try again.
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) - Seagate Technology PLC warned Thursday that its quarterly revenue will fall below expectations, after shipping fewer hard drives than expected partly because of a quality issue with a supplier.
Chairman and CEO Steve Luczo said the
By MICHAEL WEISSENSTEINAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's next president has boldly promised to halve the number of kidnappings and murders during his six-year term by moving law enforcement away from showy drug busts and focusing on protecting ordinary citizens
By MATIULLAH ACHAKZAI and MUNIR AHMEDAssociated Press
CHAMAN, Pakistan (AP) - Trucks carrying NATO supplies rolled into Afghanistan for the first time in more than seven months Thursday, ending a painful chapter in U.S.-Pakistan relations that saw the border closed until
SPOKANE, Wash. – Two more local Red Cross volunteers left for Billings, Montana Wednesday afternoon to aid in the disaster relief efforts as a result of numerous wild fires.
The volunteers are driving over in an Emergency Response Communication Vehicle. It is one of only thirteen